M.A.C Cosmetics Studio Sculpt Foundation
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M.A.C Cosmetics Studio Sculpt Foundation


4.1 out of 5 stars
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  • 4 Stars27%
  • 3 Stars14%
  • 2 Stars6%
  • 1 Star4%


A luxurious, creamy foundation that delivers ultimate hydration while instantly revitalizing the look of dull and dry skin. Innovative gel-based system provides outstanding skin feel and a medium, buildable coverage with a natural satin finish. Micronized silicone coated pigments improve skin adherence and blendability while helping to maintain colour purity. Offers broad-spectrum UVA/UVB protection with SPF 15. Comfortable on all skins, but especially suited for normal-dry and mature skins.

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M.A.C Cosmetics Studio Sculpt Foundation
M.A.C Cosmetics Studio Sculpt Foundation
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Rudie T.
Zapata , TX
105 reviews
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This is, without a doubt, the best foundation I have ever used and I've used a lot! I use NC15 and it is perfect for my pale completion. Whenever I wear this foundation I get so many compliments on how lovely my skin is. Not how good my foundation is. It just blurs all imperfections and makes it look like you have natural perfect skin. I have an oily nose but this foundation keeps the oil under control. I have mild rosacea on my jaw and this covers it nicely but it does fade slightly by the end of the day from when I touch my face. I work between 8-12 hours a day and by the end of my working day, my foundation still looks great. If I set my whole face with powder it has a matte finish but I can get away with just setting my under eyes and leave the rest of my face as is for a lovely demi-matte finish. You can't beat the quality for the same price. I've gone through so many bottles of it and will continue to repurchase it for as long as it is in production!
Hue V.
San Jose, CA
197 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 3
Review for: NC25 more...
This foundation is a bit too cakey, matte, and dry for my dry skin. So why the 4 stars? It is because I don't use this product alone.

I heard from NikkieTutorials from Youtube years ago that she uses MAC Face and Body Foundation mixed with this foundation and at the time my Face and Body I had purchased was a little too olive for me (I got C3). So I thought to myself why not try it out (I'm usually a NC30 but got an NC25 to help even out the olive tone in the face and body color I purchased). Let me tell you, the results are amazing! You get the full coverage with the dewy skin look that looks natural you will definitely get compliments (I know I do). On top of that, I don't get dry patches and I can add more studio sculpt for more coverage or more face and body for a lighter coverage. 

Both these foundations are a match made in heaven and I highly recommend if you are having trouble like me. 

- Make sure to SHAKE very well, this foundation separates more than not.
Starlit C.
Tipton Ford
3 reviews
There is definetely room to grow with this product which is why I give it 4 stars. The coverage is good. However I am 44 so the thickness of the product tends to settle in fine lines. At this point I use the mac fix spray and foundation brush stroking UP! UP! UP! If well hydrated this tends to do the trick. When I am finished with this tube I will continue on my search for the perfect foundation with a different product.
Arianna N.
35 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 1
Review for: NC42 more...
I love this foundation. I usually have good experiences with foundations- but I almost always experience it fading throughout the day/ not staying full coverage, or it doesn’t blend well with other formulas. Not with this one! This is medium to full coverage. It covers everything almost fully which works for a great base! I have oily and dry skin so the gel form that it is in is fabulous. And a tiny bit covers my entire face! It lasts all day, my contour doesn’t fade and it keeps my skin looking amazing and dewy! This foundation rarely has to be set with powder either. I haven’t experienced any transfer to any clothes
Angie O.
Detroit, MI
161 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 3
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This foundation was awful. As soon as I started applying it to my face, I noticed that it was super wet.. and the wetness wouldn’t go away. It felt like it would never dry. Well, it didn’t dry, ever. I just had a sticky, wet foundation mess on my face even though I applied only a thin layer. The coverage was good, but it was just gross feeling and felt even worse throughout the day since my face is oily. I touched my face later in the day and it all came off on my finger and it left a finger print on my face. I would not recommend this to anyone.
Alba P.
Little Falls, NJ
42 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 3
I’ve been using this foundation for years and i think it’s great but there’s room for improvement with the formula. When i wear this all day it smudges and it doesn’t sit well on my skin that tends to get oily but overall i do love that it’s super lightweight and buildable to get a full coverage look without being heavy.
Liss G.
2 reviews
Review for: NC25 more...
Hands down !!!!! This so far has been the best foundation I’ve tried . Love how it gives my skin a very natural look , feels like I don’t even have any foundation on. I would totally recommend it have tried a lot of different brands but always end up comming back to this one . Totally worth every penny !!!
Maddie C.
Boston , MA
39 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 1
This was lighter formula than the pro longwear foundation and definitely more hydrating. I switched to using this (after I used to the pro longwear for years) because I was struggling with dry skin. It helped tons and was perfect for everyday use. I work 12 hour shifts and felt that it was able to keep up for the most part. The coverage didn’t feel as intense as the pro longwear but I didn’t find myself having any issues with this especially if I used a powder foundation to see. I liked this packaging more than the pro longwear because you really can get every last drop.
Kaitlyn W.
Raleigh, NC
16 reviews
This is the foundation I use for a night out. The coverage is medium/full and buildable. This can look cakey and I definitely wouldn’t recommend it for oily skin. The only reason I’m not giving it more stars is because it breaks me out, which is why it isn’t my daily foundation.
Jessica R.
Oceanside, NY
62 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 2
Review for: NW20, Other more...
Great foundation. Color matches extremely well. Full coverage like NO OTHER. I do think it is a little thick and it dries to more of a matte than natural finish. But I still love it. I think it would be less Camry if I used a different powder. All around great foundation.
kaitlin h.
Pound, VA
Is this a good product?
Yareli C.
Porterville, CA
55 reviews
is it a good product?
Kristin C.
Beverly, MA
1,015 reviews
How long does the bottle usually last you?
Zuleyma R.
Ukiah, CA
1 review
is these product matte or greasy?
Zuleyma R.
Ukiah, CA
1 review
is these product matte or greasy?

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