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


3.0
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5 years ago

I wanted to like this as i have just recently "discovered" MAC". However while the coverage is what I would expect from a BB cream and the color, light was fine, it felt sticky. The nice...

About reviewer (3 reviews)

Age44-55

SkinDry, Fair, Warm

HairBlond, Wavy, Medium

EyesBrown



2.0
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5 years ago

PROS: Works okay as a primer, which is one of the things MAC says it can be. A definitely dewy finish, even when worn under foundation. If you have a good setting powder and wanted to use this...

About reviewer (944 reviews)

Age44-55

SkinCombination, Fair, Neutral

HairBrown, Straight, Fine

EyesBlue


4.0
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5 years ago

I saw this in sephora one day and decided to give it a try once my bb cream at home ran out. It is definitely the most expensive bb cream I've gotten but it's pretty good. I use it mainly as a...

About reviewer (11 reviews)

Age25-29

SkinCombination, Fair-Medium

HairBrown

EyesBrown


1.0
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5 years ago

Really disappointed with this product. I have dry skin and quite large pores on my nose and chin, which I always managed to cover quite well with Clinique foundations. But Clinique don't sell a...

About reviewer (3 reviews)

Age44-55

SkinDry, Fair, Not Sure

HairBlond, Straight, Fine

EyesBlue


4.0
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6 years ago

I have been using this product for 5 years. This BB Cream was my first ever real make-up product and it's still part of my daily make-up to this day. This is my HG BB Cream, I adore it! The...

About reviewer (103 reviews)

Age19-24

SkinCombination, Fair, Neutral

HairBrunette, Curly, Fine

EyesBrown


5.0
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6 years ago

This BB cream is what it is: a dream cream. Occasionally I have an oily T zone so when I put this on my face it evens it out. I prefer to apply it with my fingers just because BB creams are better...

About reviewer (1 reviews)

Age19-24

SkinNormal, Medium

HairBlack

EyesBrown


4.0
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6 years ago

This is my first experience with a "foundation" from MAC. I wanted to be colored matched and the gal at MAC was like: BB cream is for you. I matched as Light Plus (that's me with a tan...so I'm...

About reviewer (654 reviews)

Age30-35

SkinAcne-prone, Fair, Cool

HairBlond, Straight, Fine

EyesBlue


4.0
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6 years ago

I recently bought this product over the weekend. Over the past year or two I've seen a change in my skin and its gone from normal and occasionally dry or oily to excessively oily. This I believe...

About reviewer (1 reviews)

Age19-24

SkinOily, Tan

HairBrunette

EyesBlue


2.0
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6 years ago

I always want to love MAC products I reallllly do. However, I just can't seem to love this. I've tried it with different moisturisers underneath and it always looks the same : amazing at first,...

About reviewer (61 reviews)

Age19-24

SkinCombination, Fair

HairBrunette

EyesGreen


4.0
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6 years ago

I actually don't use this as a BB cream but rather an eyeshadow primer! I probably wouldn't use this as a BB cream as I got it from my sister who is at least 4 shades lighter than me. I couldn't...

About reviewer (5 reviews)

AgeUnder 18

SkinCombination, Medium, Warm

HairBlack, Straight, Medium

EyesBrown



3.0
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5 years ago

I wanted to like this as i have just recently "discovered" MAC". However while the coverage is what I would expect from a BB cream and the color, light was fine, it felt sticky. The nice...

About reviewer (3 reviews)

Age44-55

SkinDry, Fair, Warm

HairBlond, Wavy, Medium

EyesBrown



2.0
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5 years ago

PROS: Works okay as a primer, which is one of the things MAC says it can be. A definitely dewy finish, even when worn under foundation. If you have a good setting powder and wanted to use this...

About reviewer (944 reviews)

Age44-55

SkinCombination, Fair, Neutral

HairBrown, Straight, Fine

EyesBlue


4.0
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5 years ago

I saw this in sephora one day and decided to give it a try once my bb cream at home ran out. It is definitely the most expensive bb cream I've gotten but it's pretty good. I use it mainly as a...

About reviewer (11 reviews)

Age25-29

SkinCombination, Fair-Medium

HairBrown

EyesBrown


1.0
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5 years ago

Really disappointed with this product. I have dry skin and quite large pores on my nose and chin, which I always managed to cover quite well with Clinique foundations. But Clinique don't sell a...

About reviewer (3 reviews)

Age44-55

SkinDry, Fair, Not Sure

HairBlond, Straight, Fine

EyesBlue


4.0
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6 years ago

I have been using this product for 5 years. This BB Cream was my first ever real make-up product and it's still part of my daily make-up to this day. This is my HG BB Cream, I adore it! The...

About reviewer (103 reviews)

Age19-24

SkinCombination, Fair, Neutral

HairBrunette, Curly, Fine

EyesBrown





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