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4.0
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fromaspira

12 days ago

after having terrible experiences with their Pro-longwear foundation a few years back, i was reluctant to try any mac foundation again. however i kept hearing great things about this foundation, and how it’s perfect for oily skin, full coverage, and matte but not flat finish...all these are major wins for me.

i purchased this along with the pump as foundations with no pump annoy me …
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About reviewer (15 reviews)

Age19-24

SkinCombination, Olive, Warm

HairBrunette, Other, Other

EyesHazel



2.0
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23 days ago

Not the worst but it’s not great. My holy grail Merle Norman perfecting makeup was out of stock which led me in a wild goose chase trying to find another great foundation. I ordered this in NW20 which wasn’t too bad but a tad dark. It does smell terrible and I don’t like the finish. It’s good coverage but it feels and looks heavy and dry to me. I won’t order it again, it is nothing …Read more

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About reviewer (229 reviews)

Age36-43

SkinCombination, Fair-Medium, Cool

HairBlond, Wavy, Fine

EyesGreen


3.0
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1 month ago

Everyone’s first foundation but nobody’s last.
This thick formula smells like glue, feels like paint but it does offer full coverage. Very vibrant yellow/ orange undertones. No pump but clear glass so you can see how much has been used.
With that said I would stay well away from this comdegenic foundation if you don’t have anything but perfect non sensitive skin as this foundation is …
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About reviewer (27 reviews)

Age19-24

SkinAcne-prone, Medium Brown, Not Sure

HairBrown, Curly, Fine

EyesBrown


4.0
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2 months ago

I was so reluctant to get this but after going through around 20 different foundations I felt like I just had to give this a try.
I usually purchase my makeup online so I trusted the reviewers online in terms of shade so I got myself NC15 which was waaaaay darker than I had expected, but let's say that was my mistake.
Overall I'm not disappointed with …
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About reviewer (134 reviews)

Age30-35

SkinCombination, Fair, Neutral

HairBrown, Wavy, Medium

EyesGray


4.0
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fromKim83

5 months ago

I have dry, sensitive skin with a touch of Keratosis Polaris on my face (the chicken skin people usually get on arms and thighs) pretty terrible base to start putting any foundation on really. I've tried so many foundations and this seems to be about the only one that doesn't flare up my skin but also stays put for the day, well mostly anyway. I wear NC17 but will probably go up a …Read more

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About reviewer (6 reviews)

Age36-43

SkinDry, Fair-Medium

HairBrunette

EyesBrown


5.0
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5 months ago

This is MAC’s most popular foundation and for good reason. I would consider this a medium coverage foundation that’s very much buildable. Sometimes when I just want light coverage, I'll put a bit of product in my hand and rub one thin layer to my face, giving a very natural look. For more coverage I usually do two layers, also using my hands. It doesn’t feel like you’re wearing foundation …Read more

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About reviewer (8 reviews)

Age25-29

SkinNormal, Medium

HairBrunette

EyesBrown


4.0
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6 months ago

Final edit: nw10 exact match in studio fix fluid; absolutely no jaw line. In other Mac shades I can match nw15 (studio sculpt). To give an idea of other foundation shades I do not have to blend down my neck — Armani luminous silk 4.75. Lancôme teint idole 100N. Chanel vitalumiere aqua 12 rose beige. Hourglass hyaluranic skin tint shell. During the 25% sale I actually got the MAC pot concealer w …Read more

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About reviewer (383 reviews)

Age36-43

SkinNormal, Tan, Warm

HairOther, Straight, Medium

EyesHazel


5.0
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7 months ago

Shade: NW10

MAC Studio Fix is criminally underrated, in my opinion. It's marketed as a full coverage, matte foundation, but can be used in a variety of ways. It can be sheered out or build up without affecting performance. It is more of a natural, satin-matte finish which looks like skin, and works even on my dry skin. It doesn't look like you are wearing a cakey mask, unlike …
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About reviewer (16 reviews)

Age25-29

SkinDry, Fair, Cool

HairOther, Other, Other

EyesOther


1.0
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8 months ago

I know there are brands out there that everyone swears by...mac is one of them. So I can't help but feel even more disappointed when I don't like their products. This didn't look good on. Enter sad face emoji

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About reviewer (980 reviews)

Age36-43

SkinCombination, Fair

HairBlond

EyesBlue


3.0
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8 months ago

Purchased NW13 (not warm 13) I generally choose a neutral undertone to combat my red face and blend into my neutral
neck/chest.
Forgot my usual foundation was a sephora exclusive so I tried some while I was in Ulta. The MAC artist applied this to my cheek area and I was amazed MAC had expanded their range and had lighter than NW20 finally.
The formula is amazing. I'm a …
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About reviewer (10 reviews)

Age25-29

SkinAcne-prone, Fair, Warm

HairBlond, Straight, Fine

EyesHazel





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