Prep + Prime BB Beauty Balm SPF 35

MAC Cosmetics

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3.6

148 reviews

66%
would repurchase
4.1/5
package quality

price range
$23.00 on Macy's
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Reviews


2.0
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7 years ago

I have oily/dry combination skin. I really want to love this product, but it's just a big problem from application to its wearing power. Right now I am using it as a primer. I put MAC Studio...

About reviewer (1 reviews)

Age19-24

SkinAcne-prone, Tan

HairBlack

EyesBrown



3.0
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7 years ago

OK, backstory time. I was in texas and was walking around and asked what a good foundation for oily skin is. So the Artist showed me this. She went on and on about how she had it on. FOR ONE...

About reviewer (64 reviews)

Age19-24

SkinCombination, Fair, Neutral

HairBrunette, Curly, Coarse

EyesBlue


5.0
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7 years ago

I love this!!!! It makes your skin feel amaze and super flawless! With lots of shades to choose from!!! Works best with mineralise skin finish! Last all day! Would recommend!

About reviewer (3 reviews)

AgeUnder 18

SkinOily, Fair-Medium

HairBrunette

EyesBlue


1.0
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7 years ago

I hate this product and wish I hadn't spent my money on it!! As some other reviewers have written, the cream settles into my pores even after I spent ages blending and setting it with powder. It...

About reviewer (7 reviews)

Age25-29

SkinSensitive, Fair

HairOther

EyesOther


4.0
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7 years ago

I think this is a really great BB cream! To be honest I kind of forgot about it, and tried other brands like Aveda, NARS etc but this one is the better. It has SPF and pretty nice coverage. I use a...

About reviewer (27 reviews)

Age25-29

SkinCombination, Fair-Medium, Not Sure

HairBrunette, Straight, Medium

EyesHazel


4.0
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7 years ago

I wanted to try a BB cream for the summer since I usually wear the Studio Tech and its very heavy and has no SPF. I really love how my skin looks with this on but I wish that putting it on wasn't...

About reviewer (11 reviews)

Age30-35

SkinCombination, Fair

HairBrunette

EyesBlue


4.0
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7 years ago

Love it as a primer under my sfn powder. Needs to be applied quickly!!!! Must also use a light hand or it appears dry and cakey. I use a wet beaty blender. Not great for someone that needs heavy...

About reviewer (4 reviews)

Age25-29

SkinCombination, Fair

HairBrunette

EyesHazel


3.0
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7 years ago

I decided to get this bb cream for my foundation primer after being persuaded against the prep and prime skin by an employee. I like how easily it applies and feels like a tinted sunscreen. The...

About reviewer (4 reviews)

Age19-24

SkinOily, Fair

HairBlond

EyesOther


1.0
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7 years ago

Do not use this if you have enlarged pores!!! After reading such good reviews I had hoped for a little more than this product delivers. The texture is nice when applying, but immediately it just...

About reviewer (2 reviews)

Age36-43

SkinAcne-prone, Medium

HairBrunette

EyesBlue


2.0
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7 years ago

I really wanted to like this after reading the good reviews but sadly it was awful. It immediately would settle into my pours and make them more visible, even after blending well. I was looking for...

About reviewer (8 reviews)

Age25-29

SkinNormal, Fair-Medium, Cool

HairBrunette, Straight, Fine

EyesBrown



2.0
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7 years ago

I have oily/dry combination skin. I really want to love this product, but it's just a big problem from application to its wearing power. Right now I am using it as a primer. I put MAC Studio...

About reviewer (1 reviews)

Age19-24

SkinAcne-prone, Tan

HairBlack

EyesBrown



3.0
Created with Sketch.

7 years ago

OK, backstory time. I was in texas and was walking around and asked what a good foundation for oily skin is. So the Artist showed me this. She went on and on about how she had it on. FOR ONE...

About reviewer (64 reviews)

Age19-24

SkinCombination, Fair, Neutral

HairBrunette, Curly, Coarse

EyesBlue


5.0
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7 years ago

I love this!!!! It makes your skin feel amaze and super flawless! With lots of shades to choose from!!! Works best with mineralise skin finish! Last all day! Would recommend!

About reviewer (3 reviews)

AgeUnder 18

SkinOily, Fair-Medium

HairBrunette

EyesBlue


1.0
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7 years ago

I hate this product and wish I hadn't spent my money on it!! As some other reviewers have written, the cream settles into my pores even after I spent ages blending and setting it with powder. It...

About reviewer (7 reviews)

Age25-29

SkinSensitive, Fair

HairOther

EyesOther


4.0
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7 years ago

I think this is a really great BB cream! To be honest I kind of forgot about it, and tried other brands like Aveda, NARS etc but this one is the better. It has SPF and pretty nice coverage. I use a...

About reviewer (27 reviews)

Age25-29

SkinCombination, Fair-Medium, Not Sure

HairBrunette, Straight, Medium

EyesHazel





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