58%
would repurchase
3.3/5
package quality

price range

description

A modern shine-controlling foundation that provides a natural matte finish and medium-to-full buildable coverage. This modern foundation combines a matte finish and medium-to-full buildable coverage with broad spectrum Spf 15 protection. Applies, builds and blends easily and evenly while controlling shine with a non-caking, breathable formula. Comfortable and extremely long-wearing, it helps minimize the appearance of pores and imperfections, giving skin a smoother and more even look and finish. Available in our most inclusive range of colors.

ingredients

ACTIVE INGREDIENT: Octinoxate 2.50% Other: Water/Aqua/Eau, Cyclopentasiloxane, PEG-10 Dimethicone, Butylene Glycol, Trimethylsiloxysilicate, Dimethicone, Magnesium Sulfate, Silica, Dimethicone/PEG-10/15 Crosspolymer, Laminaria Saccharina Extract, Algae Extract, Tocopheryl Acetate, Sodium Hyaluronate, Lecithin, Hydrogenated Lecithin, Xanthan Gum, Sorbitan Sesquioleate, Methoxy Amodimethicone/Silsesquioxane Copolymer, Laureth-7, PEG/PPG-18/18 Dimethicone, Disteardimonium Hectorite, Dimethicone Crosspolymer, Triethoxycaprylylsilane, Propylene Carbonate, BHT, Chloroxylenol, Phenoxyethanol [ /- Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891), Iron Oxides (CI 77491, CI 77492, CI 77499), Chromium Oxide Greens (CI 77288)

Reviews

Reviews


1.0
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5 years 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...

About reviewer (1407 reviews)

Age36-43

SkinCombination, Fair

HairBlond

EyesBlue



3.0
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5 years 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...

About reviewer (10 reviews)

Age25-29

SkinAcne-prone, Fair, Warm

HairBlond, Straight, Fine

EyesHazel


5.0
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5 years ago

I have recently started using this liquid foundation, for many years I used the studio fix powders.I have melasma and like this for evenings as its quite heavy(although have used for daywear).Have...

About reviewer (13 reviews)

Age44-55

SkinCombination, Tan

HairBlack

EyesBrown


5.0
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5 years ago

I love this stuff so hard! I think I finally found my Holy Grail foundation!! It has perfect coverage and gives my skin that velvety airbrushed finish. It's also long lasting and wears great. The...

About reviewer (21 reviews)

Age56 & Over

SkinCombination, Fair, Warm

HairBlond, Wavy, Medium

EyesBlue


2.0
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5 years ago

I have used many foundations in my life. From high end to drugstore. I thought I would like this one, because for my wedding the professional hair and makeup artist used another foundation from Mac...

About reviewer (3 reviews)

Age30-35

SkinCombination, Fair-Medium, Neutral

HairBrunette, Wavy, Medium

EyesGreen


5.0
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5 years ago

This is my HG foundation - it's just so versatile! You can add oil to make it look dewy, or you can leave it as a satin matte finish. You can also sheer it out with a buffing brush, or you can...

About reviewer (20 reviews)

Age25-29

SkinOily, Fair

HairBlond

EyesHazel


2.0
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6 years ago

I was very unhappy with that, but tbh im not a big fan of mac in general.. First off: the colors don't really want to match my skin tone (TO yellow - TO rosy). Then I think the smell is really off...

About reviewer (20 reviews)

Age19-24

SkinSensitive, Fair, Not Sure

HairBlond, Straight, Fine

EyesHazel


2.0
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6 years ago

FOR THE LOVE OF GOD JUST INCLUDE A PUMP... This foundation costs around $65NZD the pump costs $15 so the price is actually $80NZD what a joke ... This foundation smells like legit paint, has...

About reviewer (29 reviews)

Age19-24

SkinAcne-prone, Fair

HairBrown

EyesBlue


5.0
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6 years ago

I have been using this foundation for the last 15 years (+-) so that pretty much sums up what I feel about this foundation. :D I do have other foundation that I use but I always need to have this...

About reviewer (38 reviews)

Age30-35

SkinCombination, Medium Brown, Warm

HairBlack, Wavy, Coarse

EyesBrown


3.0
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6 years ago

I am fairly pale with a cool/yellow undertone. I bought this foundation after struggling to find one suited to my skin tone in any drugstore brand. Nowadays there are wider ranges of shades...

About reviewer (73 reviews)

Age19-24

SkinCombination, Fair, Cool

HairBlond, Wavy, Medium

EyesBlue


2.0
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6 years ago

I bought this as a replacement for my NARS foundation and it matched my pale skin, but smells like paint and is a pain to get out of the bottle without a pump or some other tool. It does last all...

About reviewer (6 reviews)

Age19-24

SkinCombination, Fair

HairBrunette

EyesHazel


5.0
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6 years ago

I've tried many foundations, including Youngblood mineral powder complete with the Rice setting powder (my latest attempt at controlling my oily Tzone). All foundations I've tried: Revlon...

About reviewer (6 reviews)

Age36-43

SkinSensitive, Fair, Neutral

HairSilver, Curly, Medium

EyesBrown


3.0
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6 years ago

I bought this foundation because I thought it would provide excellent coverage and last well on my oily skin. Sadly, it did not deliver exactly as I expected. Firstly, the coverage is good, I...

About reviewer (83 reviews)

Age30-35

SkinOily, Fair-Medium, Warm

HairBrown, Straight, Fine

EyesHazel


2.0
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6 years ago

Hated this foundation, I had very high expectations when it came to this one, but it didn’t work for me. After 3 hours the oil came through even with Mac Blot Powder. Application was a breeze, just...

About reviewer (30 reviews)

Age30-35

SkinVery Oily, Fair, Neutral

HairBlond, Other, Other

EyesGreen


5.0
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6 years ago

This is my HG foundation. It last all day! One time I was wearing this foundation and I had a medical emergency when I went to the emergency room the doctors and nurses there told me that my make...

About reviewer (4 reviews)

Age25-29

SkinOther, Other

HairOther

EyesOther


4.0
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6 years ago

This is a good foundation, provided you have prepped your skin well before application. However, if you are oily skinned and live in a humid/tropical country this foundation may not be for you as...

About reviewer (14 reviews)

Age25-29

SkinCombination, Tan

HairBlack

EyesBrown


5.0
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6 years ago

I used to wear Double wear by Estee Lauder for decades. The last 2 years used Touche eclat ΒR50 from YSL and a month ago I had to buy a new one. A MAC store opened near by, and I was too lazy to...

About reviewer (13 reviews)

Age44-55

SkinCombination, Tan, Warm

HairBlack, Wavy, Coarse

EyesBlack


2.0
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6 years ago

I tried NC15, NC20 and NC25 for MAC Studio Fix Fluid. The two latter ones are so orange and turn more so over time. The counter girl had brown skin but her foundation looked like umpa Loompa...

About reviewer (270 reviews)

Age36-43

SkinAcne-prone, Olive, Not Sure

HairBrunette, Straight, Medium

EyesBrown


1.0
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6 years ago

I used this foundation about 4-5 times before tossing it! The only redeeming quality about this foundation is the amount of product you get for the price. I had high hopes for this foundation as...

About reviewer (32 reviews)

Age30-35

SkinNormal, Tan, Not Sure

HairBrown, Wavy, Medium

EyesBrown


5.0
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6 years ago

Best foundation I have ever used. Amazing coverage, lasts all day and makes your skin look flawless!

About reviewer (4 reviews)

Age19-24

SkinOily, Fair

HairBlond

EyesBlue