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on 11/14/2018 5:28:00 PM
More reviews by kittenmint
Skin: Combination, Fair, Neutral
Hair: Brunette, Wavy, Medium
I was given a couple of very generous samples of this product by a lovely MAC sales associate so have used it about 5 times so far. It comes in two shades - pink and yellow. I have neutral skin, but my best MAC foundation match is NC15, so I was given the yellow colour. I apply this to my skin with my fingers and give it a couple of minutes to settle before applying foundation. I find that my foundation applies well over this primer, whether I am using a brush or a sponge. All my other makeup sits nicely over this primer also. It doesn’t seem to give too much radiance or glow - my matte foundations remain matte over this primer. However, it does help my makeup to last longer and stop separation on my chin and mouth areas (which are generally my problem areas). All in all it is a great primer and I would purchase a full size happily, but I cannot give it a full 5 lipsticks as it is certainly not ‘radiant’.
2 of 2 people found this helpful.
on 8/7/2018 8:30:00 AM
More reviews by janet1028
Age: 56 & Over
Skin: Sensitive, Fair, Cool
Hair: Brown, Wavy, Fine
I used to think, “Primer Schrimer” and just put foundation on over sunscreen.Then I tried the standards: Smashbox, drugstore, NARS (I do like NARS...) and was underwhelmed.I love this, though. My makeup really DOES look better and it is easier to apply. I don’t get the nose-forehead breakdown and I never get it seeping into my plentiful lines on my 63-year old face.It’s $42 - one of the higher-priced MAC products. An application requires a single pump. Test before you buy to see if it works for you.
3 of 3 people found this helpful.
on 4/22/2018 8:59:00 PM
More reviews by aidamaria
Skin: Acne-prone, Medium, Not Sure
Hair: Black, Other, Other
I bought this based on its brand, I love MAC so much for its makeupsss but this thing doesn't suit me well. I bought yellow since I have yellow undertone. As per packaging it says will give radiance but i dont see any radiance after apply this primer. I have combo skin and i also my makeup doesn't stay all day with this primer. I still love my farsali more than this.
on 7/5/2017 1:56:00 PM
More reviews by tintiite
Just bought the second bottle. My favorite primer! Extremely hydrating and contains caffeine which perks up the skin in tired mornings. Doesn't realy control the oil but my makeup is flawless when ai use this. Actually I regard it more as a skincare/primer product. Love this! And a bottle lasts a REALLY long time
1 of 1 people found this helpful.
on 4/14/2017 10:06:00 AM
More reviews by desertwaya
Hair: Red, Wavy, Fine
This is the first primer I really like. I got a free sample in Pink from their online store with an order and I was blown away at how nice it made my makeup look. Most primers give me either cystic acne or a burning red rash on my t zone but this did neither. Very nice product. I have sensitive combo leaning dry skin, NC15-20.
on 2/6/2017 2:27:00 PM
More reviews by mridhujaya60
Age: 18 & Under
Skin: Combination, Medium, Not Sure
Hi Beauty Ladies there... I bought Mac Natural Radiance in yellow shade as I'm NC 40 and I'm yellow undertone. Pink undertone women's can go for pink shade. I absolutely love it. It performs what it says. It controls oil atleast for 4 hours and needs touch up after it if u r very oily skin. But for combo skin it works best in controlling oil. It also hydrates skin without making skin greasy looking and skin looks plumped naturally. It really really makes any Mac foundation I tried results in long time wearing without creasing or fading. It has shimmer particles which is noticable but after when u apply foundation it fades, it is good thing as when shimmer is more visible u look like disco ball in sunlight mostly. I prolongs wear time of foundation, foundation sticks well. After using this primer only I came to know the advantage of primer, it hydrates, pomotes easy application of foundation and it sticks well for prolong wear and one most important thing I want to say is, it prevents OXIDATION as it creates a barrier between skin and foundation, so that oil produced by skin will not disturb foundation to oxidise. Primer helps to keep foundation and face fresh as it is applied 5 min before and no colour change n dull looking. Mainly for oily skin and combination skin ladies I surely recommend this primer. It might cost high but it comes for sooo long time since one pump is enough for full face and neck... Grab it beauty ladies!!
8 of 11 people found this helpful.
on 1/14/2017 1:11:00 PM
More reviews by coffeedrinker
Skin: Dry, Fair, Neutral
Hair: Blond, Straight, Fine
Emperors new clothes effect. Did nothing but left light pink sparkle sheen on skin, which I hate. As a primer it gave maybe an extra hour of wear time on my foundation. Waste of money, don't bother. You get more priming capabilities from heavy dimethicone moisturizer.
on 1/9/2017 2:10:00 PM
More reviews by PamNdo
Skin: Combination, Medium Brown, Not Sure
It is very light and easy to apply and I like the smell and packaging, however I was disappointed with this product because everytime I apply it, I break into a hot flush on my face and land up looking very sweaty. It was also rather pricey. I have combination skin and I have used this product on its own (as a moisturizer) and applied it as a primer before I applied the MAC studio fix powder foundation on top, however I my face still gets flushed and sweaty within minutes.
on 12/17/2016 3:57:00 PM
More reviews by leboutique
Hair: Brown, Other, Other
perfect with Mac prolongwear foundation love it together! i try to use with other clinique foundation ,but not fit :) but when you put this two Mac product is super!
on 12/12/2016 3:44:00 PM
More reviews by chrisie
Skin: Combination, Fair-Medium, Not Sure
Hair: Brunette, Straight, Fine
To start,I absolutely love all "yellow" toned primers,bases,etc.I was suggested this product & swatched it on my hand.It had a really nice glow.Decided to go ahead with the purchase.Following day,did routine as usual.Unfortunately,this did not add any smoothness,glow or anything to my look.By end of day,my skin looked oily,not dewy.Normally,I never have to re-powder my face. =(
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