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M.A.C Cosmetics Studio Face And Body Foundation
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M.A.C Cosmetics Studio Face And Body Foundation

BY MAC COSMETICS #51 in Liquid Foundation

4.3 out of 5 stars
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  • 3 Stars11%
  • 2 Stars4%
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4.32 / 5 based on 2,578 Reviews

Product Description

A lightweight foundation that delivers a satin finish and sheer coverage.

FULL DESCRIPTION

A comfortable, lightweight fluid foundation with a unique blend of emollients that delivers sheer buildable coverage and a satin finish. The moisturizing, long-wearing formula glides onto the face and body providing stay-true colour

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M.A.C Cosmetics Studio Face And Body Foundation
M.A.C Cosmetics Studio Face And Body Foundation
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Analyssa B.
Orlando, Florida
44 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 1
Review for: C5 more...
I have dry/combination skin that's oily around the nose and dry forehead to my cheeks. My skin is relatively clear, other than an occasional hormonal acne, and so I wanted something that looked natural and dewy, and felt good when I put it on. This product is perfect for that. This is perfect for a natural dewy look with only slight coverage, but very build-able to a light medium/ moderate coverage without getting sticky or looks like it is 'layered' like a plastic. Looks beautiful in photos, and has no flashback. I can wear in the day time with it looking like a second skin, and it drys well on the body (my neck and chest) while still feeling SO soft. I personally have not noticed any transfer for this product. This was the first and only foundation I have found that truly did not cling to any of my dry spots. It does have a tendency to be watery upon first using, and you have to SHAKE WELL before every single use. The pigments do blend very well. Normally, I am a NC37 in the M.A.C Cosmetics Studio Fix Fluid Foundation , and NC40 in the M.A.C Cosmetics Studio Fix Powder Plus Foundation ... Best primer I use with this is my Clinique Moisture Surge™ 72-Hour Auto-Replenishing Hydrator and to fill in the areas where my pores are more prominent, I use the Benefit Cosmetics The POREfessional Face Primer . I would highly recommend to anyone looking to wear something more natural or lightweight for big events or even to days out like a theme park [I wore this foundation to Disney's Magic Kingdom]. Be advised, if you need SPF coverage, you would need to add some, and I personally like to mix in the M.A.C Cosmetics Prep + Prime Beauty Balm SPF 35 in Medium Dark (as I am a C5 in the F&B).
Ronea L.
Chicago
21 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 1
Review for: C5 more...
When I bought this foundation I had been looking for a lighter coverage foundation and I could easily sheer out and If I wanted I could build it up. To sum it up, I love this foundation. I always use a damp beauty blender to apply and blend because it doesn't make it look cakey and looks just like skin! My go-to used to be the Too Faced Born This Way Foundation SAND but once I discovered this one I put the two bottles I had on hold away. Usually for the summer time I don't wear makeup at all or wear natural makeup but this one I found myself using all year round. I think this would work well with dry skin and I think considering it's Mac it's pretty good priced. Have to purchase a new one soon !
Unza U.
Allen, TX
11 reviews
Review for: C4 more...
I got this foundation because I heard that it was comparable to glossier's skin tint in feel but has slightly more coverage and obviously contains much more product for the price. Sounded like a win…but unfortunately this foundation feels really greasy and disgusting on my skin. I'm all about skin like foundations and I have combination skin, but it leaves me feeling like a grease ball and I have to set it with enough powder that it really takes away from the cool/light/easy use and finish I bought it for in the first place. I also got overzealous and sprung for the 120 mL bottle but I don't think I'm ever gonna be able to finish it. I feel like I could like this foundation if I ever figured out how to make the texture feel not as gross on my face :/
Blair N.
101 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 3
Review for: C3 more...
The formula is a lot more thin and liquidy than I anticipated and appears as zero coverage. It is completely sheer. the coverage starts to kind of show up as it dries and as you blend it into the skin. It does seem to work best using your fingers. It does not get cakey. It will not cover freckles or other darker marks, and it won't completely cover redness. I would recommend it for a VERY sheer-light coverage that makes your skin glowy, won't do much else. For reference- I have very dry skin and this does not make it drier and it does not make it look dry either. the color C3 is horrible for me (looks almost green) but that is my fault for getting that shade. Probably would be best as a body foundation rather than face?
Emily P.
Cleveland Hts, OH
20 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 3
Review for: C1 more...
I love this foundation for ever day wear! My favorite way to use this product is to slap down a good primer (smashbox photo finish) and mix this foundation (I use less than a dime-size of product) with mac strobe cream. It's dewy on my combination skin in all the right places and I feel like throughout the day, it becomes a little more matte, which isn't a huge deal to me. The finish of this is dewy, and leaves a little tackiness on the skin after application. I'd say this is a light coverage foundation because my skin pigmentation still shows through after one layer. This is totally buildable to medium coverage in my opinion. Love love this foundation!

Christina K.
Whitestone, NY
123 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 3
Review for: C1 more...
I love this foundation. I like to just use my hands to apply it and on areas I feel like needs more coverage I will just go in with a little bit more. It has the most beautiful natural finish and I always get complimented on my skin when I wear this. I also love to mix this with other foundations to make matte foundations more dewy. I also think this foundation is great because you can get it in a 4oz which is so much larger than your average foundation. And if you do the math its like less then 10$ for an ounce so it is a much better investment than even some drugstore foundations.
Ashley B.
Des Plaines
11 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 1
Review for: N7 more...
I would recommend this product if you don’t want a full coverage look or just like a concealer look. This foundation is in the middle of both of these looks. I personally don’t like looking like a cake faced person and this product doesn’t give me that look. I recommend this product to all of my friends and they now all use this product. The price of this product is a little pricey but when I run out of it I will definitely keep on using this product.
Ani L.
New York
148 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 3
Review for: Other more...
This foundation has a very natural finish. If you are into natural look, then this is perfect. Also, it’s great for people with dry skin. I love how it’s so liquidy and applied fast on the face without leaving any dry patches. My only concern is that it has no coverage it’s too sheer for me. I don’t use it daily, but overall it’s a very nice foundation.
Katie H.
Pueblo, CO
194 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 4
Review for: N1, C3 more...
I was surprised by the amount of coverage it gave for being a sheer coverage foundation. It goes on so light weight and flawless. I apply it with a brush and then blend it in my skin with a sponge. It truly doesn’t feel like you’re wearing makeup at all and looks so natural. I haven’t wore it on my body though so I can’t say anything about that quite yet. I can see where this may not work for extremely oily skin because I have extremely dry flaky skin and I get a little greasy around the T zone. However blotting paper fixes it easily.
Sarah T.
Bloomington, IN
228 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 3
Review for: N2 more...
This is my favorite foundation. It lets me look completely flawless but slightly Dewey though I can powder it. I go through a couple bottles of this year and always I’m trying something else but come back to face and body. It never lets me down and never transfers and anything it lasts all day. I’ve heard that it’s really nice mixed with Mac pro long where concealer as well and plan to try that soon. I put this on my friends and they are always impressed with how great it is too.
Maria  V.
Fresno, CA
160 reviews
Do you get cakey using this foundation?
Kelsi S.
19 reviews
I'm always worried about using a liquid foundation because of the weight and feeling of it on my face. Is this one light or does it feel like it clogs your pores and smothers your face? Looking for a new foundation with light coverage. Thanks!
laquita d.
Mineral Bluff, GA
8 reviews
Can someone tell me the cheapest way to get mac foundation? I'm on a budget right now but I really really want to try it
Kim S.
St Petersburg, FL
1 review
Does this foundation last all day?
Abbey S.
24 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 2
Is this foundation waterproof??

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