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MAC Cosmetics Prep + Prime Face Protect Lotion SPF 50

BY MAC COSMETICS #36 in Face Primer

4.4 out of 5 stars
  • 5 Stars63%
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  • 2 Stars2%
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4.46 / 5 based on 448 Reviews

Product Description

Your favourite sun-shielding primer is now available in a new formula infused with antioxidants for advanced protection. A blend of mineral-rich nutrients, including red and brown algae extracts, iron and potassium, helps cells to retain moisture, absorbing instantly with a comfortable, non-oily finish. Suitable for all skin types, the nourishing formula protects against harmful broad-spectrum UVB and UVA rays, preventing dark spots, discolourations and premature skin aging. For fresh, healthy skin with a soft-focus effect, apply the primer before makeup.

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MAC Cosmetics Prep + Prime Face Protect Lotion SPF 50
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Kendra M.
Miami Gardens, FL
115 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 1
I used this recently. First it lasts awhile and it doesn't take much to apply. Second is I thought it was going to be oily. It felt like lotion which wasn't so bad. I noticed my makeup looking less flawless during and after application with far less creasing and powder residue. I am happy with this primer and will continue to use it often. I recommend to try
Shannon E.
Minn City, MN
94 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 2
This antioxidant-enriched lotion provides a luxurious texture while meeting all of your needs to protect skin from broad spectrum UVA/UVB rays. Absorbs into skin instantly, is comfortable, yet breathable. Non-oily formula. When worn under makeup it generates a soft-focus effect. Apply to skin over any M∙A∙C moisturizer and under foundation.
KEY CLAIMS AND BENEFITS
Prevents appearance of dark spots
Offers broad spectrum UVA/UVB 50
Features a comfortable, breathable formula
Non-drying
Dermatologist tested
Non-acnegenic
Ophthalmologist tested
Jennifer F.
Wexford, PA
27 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 1
This is such a wonderful product! It is light and it makes your foundation just glide on! I love that it has an SPF in it too! I feel like it prolongs the wear of my makeup overall too! If you aren't sure what primer to use, I would recommend getting this product!!
Tina I.
Maricopa, AZ
54 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 1
If you don't Ike the silicone texture of some priners, you would probably like this one better. I however like the gel/silicone texture for primers better as they work better with my skin. I feel like my skin just soaks this one up when I use it l.
Stephanie U.
Parkville, MD
83 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 2
I have tried a few primers and always come back to this one. It is light and makes my skin feel silky smooth. Not greasy at all. I wear it alone or with foundation over it. It gives me a flawless look! My only complaint would be about the packaging....the all black bottle makes it difficult to see the amount left. It is a bit expensive but worth the money and lasts a long time! I always recommend this to all my friends!
Bethany T.
E Helena
76 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 2
My favorite primer. It gives a nice smooth finish without leaving your skin feel heavy and greasy. It moisturizes as well which I love because my skin is naturally dry. Definitely worth the money
☮Maritza-Anahi☮ M.
Huntingtn Bch, CA
33 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 1
I love this product, it is my go to during summer time! Who wouldn't want to protect their face with spf 50?! I definitely recommend this to anyone who is constantly on the sun! Must have item!
Haley S.
14 reviews
When you apply this product to your face it is very light, which I do enjoy. This product is easy to apply with a very smooth finish and it has lasted me all day. I apply this product with just my hands and it is very easy to apply. I definitely recommend this product to anyone who asks it is one of the only primers that I have used!
Joelle R.
Statesville, NC
43 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 1
I got a sample of this primer to test before I bought the full sized one... LEMME TELL YA - I was far from disappointed!!! I have dry skin and this made it feel silky smooth. I tailgated in the heat for four hours, spent three hours at a football game, and came home to nap for an hour and my makeup had not moved!!! This is a miracle, y'all.
Mai L.
67 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 2
Honestly, I wasn't a big fan of this product. I felt like it was okay and there was nothing special about it. Plus, it was pretty expensive. I did like the shimmer in the product. Something you can wear by itself and underneath your foundation.

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