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M.A.C Cosmetics Prep + Prime Natural Radiance
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M.A.C Cosmetics Prep + Prime Natural Radiance

BY MAC COSMETICS #46 in Face Primer

4.3 out of 5 stars
  • 5 Stars59%
  • 4 Stars26%
  • 3 Stars10%
  • 2 Stars3%
  • 1 Star2%
4.38 / 5 based on 1,202 Reviews

Product Description

Full Description:
A Silky Gel Emulsion, Rich In Natural Ingredients, That Hydrates And Primes To Improve Foundation Or Powder Application, Control Oil And Promote Smooth Texture. Vitamins E And C Protect With Antioxidants, While Caffeine Calms Skin. Illuminating Pearl Powders Reflect Optic Radiance. Now In Two Shades: Radiant Yellow Is Especially Effective On Deeper Skin Tones And Radiant Pink For Fairer Skin Tones. The Formula Disappears Upon Application, Resulting In A Beautiful Glow.
Key Claims And Benefits:

  • Controls Oil
  • Provides Long-term Hydration
  • Smoothes And Softens Skin
  • Improves Radiance
  • Refines Skin
  • Silicone-free

Usage:

  • Smooth Evenly All Over The Face Or To The Desired Areas After Moisturizer (Right Before Foundation) With Fingertips, Sponge Or Brush.
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M.A.C Cosmetics Prep + Prime Natural Radiance
M.A.C Cosmetics Prep + Prime Natural Radiance
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  • "i received a sample of this in my latest ipsy bag. it didn’t too much for me. i am more into a matte look, however, this added a slight amount of shine. i did think it smelled good. also, this product works good for natural looks and more simple. it adds a natural looking glow." in 227 reviews
  • "really nice consistency ! absorbs well on the skin. slight radiance but if i need more i will add the strobe cream and mix it in. i would say it would work for all skin types because the consistency is pretty light and hydrating without being greasy " in 58 reviews
Jdore V.
United States
97 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 2
Now I know what you're thinking... $40 for a primer? This better transform me to a freaking pageant queen, tiara and all. But, you can easily get a sample online during MAC's checkout so problem half way gone.. I must say this sample impressed me. It worked very well with Studio Fix and I didn't feel dry in certain areas on my face. It's very smooth and keeps the foundation together. Is it worth the money? It's worth some coins, but $40 is steep and I don't think any primer is worth that much. I do think it's a good primer and can be an essential though!
Beulah A.
Katy, TX
28 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 1
Review for: Radiant Yellow more...
This is literally the best primer ever OMG. I don't know what formula M.A.C. used for this product but they did the damn thing. My make up applied to so freaking flawlessly over this primer and it just worked perfectly for my skin. I have oily skin with slightly large pores for reference. I would 100% recommend this primer. If you don't have it, you're really missing out. Go get it now!!
Catherine R.
306 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 4
Review for: Radiant Yellow more...
I really wanted to like the primer but it just didn't work for me.  It goes on smooth which is nice but it had zero staying power for me.  I have oily skin and the girl at the counter swore up and down this would be perfect.  She said she had oily skin and it was her favorite of all of the primers because it didn't cause in caking.  She was absolutely right about that.  My foundation and setting powder didn't cake at all.  It also didn't last on my face past 10:00 in the morning.  I think it might be a good option for someone with dryer skin.  It is fairly pricey but you do get a lot for your money since you only need one pump for your face.  I honestly don't mind spending the money if the product works well but this one just fell short.  I gave it a good shot and used it for 3 months before I gave up on it.  I still had well over half the bottle left so you do get a lot of product for your money.  
Ashley B.
Des Plaines
11 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 1
Review for: Radiant Pink more...
I would give this product 5 out of 5 stars because it really does hold and set my foundation and concealer. For me it really does last all night up until I am ready to take off my full face. A pro is that it makes my face look smooth and clear, but the con is that it is kind of expensive though. But I would recommend to others and I will keep repurchasing this product.
Alicia R.
El Campo, TX
190 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 4
Review for: Radiant Yellow more...
I never tried M•A•C before and was happy to get something by them in ipsy. I have been starting to get into makeup more and trying to find what's right for me and decided to give this a try. I didn't know what to expect but I felt like it didn't really give my face a "glow". I won't be buying the full size as I don't think this is right for me.
Sabrina R.
477 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 5
Review for: Radiant Yellow more...
I tried a sample of this with my Mac purchase and so glad I did. The primer had a yellow tint and literally made my skin SO glowy. This would be great on a no makeup day to give your skin a little more of a natural glow. It worked well underneath my makeup and didn't make the foundation breakup or anything like that. It is a bit pricey in my opinion which is why Im giving it a 4 instead of 5
Kristen R.
tunnel hill
233 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 3
Review for: Other more...
It’s been a long time since I’ve used prep and prime. Like since high school. I can’t really give an accurate review bc i always thought MAC broke my skin out but it could have been caused by a number of things in high school/my early 20s. I would give this a shot again now that my skin and hormones have settled down and i take better care of my skin, and eat healthier now.
Kelley M.
Columbia
61 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 1
Review for: Radiant Yellow more...
I guess I should have read the label more carefully when I bought this. I have oily skin and this is for “skin radiance”. I honestly have been using this for 6 months and never had an issue with this other than it made me look more oily. But i guess I know why. I’ve found that, for my skin type, this works best under a blurring primer. It definitely moisturizes my skin but when I add a blurring primer on top it doesn’t make me oily.
Arlet L.
west covina
91 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 1
Review for: Radiant Yellow more...
Absolutely LOVE!!!! This is my favorite primer of all time. It gives me that extra glow on my face. It has an iridescent look and it goes on sheer. I love the fact that it comes in a pump form that way you don’t waste product. A little goes a long way so you only need one pump. I use this on my clients and it never fails me. I definitely recommend!
Melissa E.
Placentia, CA
16 reviews
Review for: Radiant Yellow more...
This is probably one of my favorite primers of all time. I used this during the summer when my face tends to be more oily than dry and it did such a great job at keeping me matte. But not only did it so that, it also works to keep your face hydrating and looking radiant with the smallest amount of shimmer that it has. It’s consistency is almost like a moisturizer so if you’re looking for something that’s silicone based to fill in your pores this is not the primer for you. It comes in 2 colors, but once you put it on the color disappears so it doesn’t really matter which color you buy. Overall, I thought this primer was really good for keeping oily skin matte without looking too dull.
Jackie C.
New York, New York
8 reviews
If I've never used primer do you suggest I try this product?
Katelyn C.
2 reviews
I use primer but I have a hard time with oil and shine control. Does this primer help with shine?
Chloe N.
Mission Viejo, CA
43 reviews
I've recently gotten drier skin & dry patches due to the weather, does this work with drier skin?
Fiona B.
60 reviews
Does this provide a matte finish? My main concern is oiliness
Marina J.
42 reviews
Anyone else develop an allergic reaction to this product? :(

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