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M.A.C Cosmetics Studio Waterweight SPF 30 Foundation
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M.A.C Cosmetics Studio Waterweight SPF 30 Foundation

BY MAC COSMETICS #100 in Liquid Foundation

4.2 out of 5 stars
  • 5 Stars56%
  • 4 Stars26%
  • 3 Stars11%
  • 2 Stars5%
  • 1 Star2%
4.29 / 5 based on 1,156 Reviews

Product Description

A foundation that delivers colour in an ultra-fluid, thin, elastic gel-serum formula.

FULL DESCRIPTION

This hydrating formula contains a moisture fusion complex to immediately moisturize and feed the skin. Protects with SPF 30 and is perfect for all skin types. It offers all-day wear and sheer to medium coverage in stay-true colour.

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M.A.C Cosmetics Studio Waterweight SPF 30 Foundation
M.A.C Cosmetics Studio Waterweight SPF 30 Foundation
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REVIEWS
Alicia B.
Elizabethton
37 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 1
Review for: NW20 more...
This was my first ever foundation at 28 years old. I have tried others but still find myself going back to it. It has light/ medium coverage and it covers the red spots in my face enough that it evens out my face. The color is perfect for me and with setting powder it makes my skin look great. A little goes a long way and I’ve had it for almost a year and still have quite a bit. I don’t wear it everyday but I’ve never had an adverse reaction with my sensitive skin if I do wear it multiple days in a row. I also find that it wears fine and does good with a primer on my incredibly dry skin.
Nadia Z.
Atlanta , GA
132 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 2
Review for: NC30 more...
I have combination skin where it’s a little oily on my cheeks but the rest of my face is dry. Trying to get the product up the dropper didn’t work that well for me. When i applies it it looked great but as the day went on i noticed that it was breaking apart. I will say that i did not set it with powder. I had to put on 2 layers plus concealer to cover redness. It did leave a glow on my skin. I probably would not repurchase this as i didn’t like it breaking apart on my skin.
Allyson L.
Upper Chichester , PA
121 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 2
Review for: Other more...
My old roommate was a make up artist for MAC Cosmetics. I had told her I was looking for a new foundation after my skin changed from menopause. My skin was extra dry and I needed something lightweight. She brought this home for me and I actually really liked it. It was light and my skin didn’t look dry by the end of the day. It was also very affordable compared to other high end foundations.
Amista B.
New Lexington, OH
164 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 3
Review for: Other more...
For the first time in a while, I actually finished off an entire bottle of foundation! This is great for dry skin. It is a thin liquid formula that blends out like a dream. I prefer to apply it with a beauty blender but keep in mind you’ll get a fuller coverage look with a dense foundation brush when using this. If you’re looking for a hydrating light - medium coverage foundation this is the one for you! One bottle lasted me an entire year.
Jessica C.
Montebello
15 reviews
This light weight foundation is part of my daily routine. As a mom of 2 I need products that blend quickly and effortlessly. Since working for dermatology I always look for products that are light weight and do not clog my pores. With buildable coverage I can go from day to evening in a flash. I love using my foundation brush or beauty blender when applying.
Lindsey W.
Columbus, OH
18 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 1
Review for: NW15 more...
I am a long time MAC lover and have tried several of their foundations. Unfortunately I didn’t love this one as much as I wanted to. The formula is very runny, coverage is medium, and the dropper is messy messy messy. This leaked all over my makeup bag on a 20 minute commute with the lid tight. I’m not giving up on MAC yet but this foundation is a no go 🙅
Karen L.
New York, NY
5 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 3
Review for: NC25 more...
I've been using this light foundation daily just on my cheeks. I do like that it's lightweight feeling and more like a light moisturizer texture. I don't wear foundation so this liquid and light coverage foundation was easy for someone like me to start out with. 

Pros: Lightweight, dropper applicator, can apply with your fingers

Cons: Light coverage, if you have dry areas on your face, it will cause flaking - due to this, I only apply it to my cheeks
Stephanie M.
Lakeland , FL
69 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 2
I’ll start off by saying that this concealer doesn’t have a lot of coverage at all. What I use it for is for my no makeup makeup days. It’s prefect for us with dry under eyes, it covers just enough and looks so gorgeous. Like I’ve got absolutely no makeup on. It’s perfect for when you want to look put together and refreshed without looking like you have any makeup on. I use this with a brush as I don’t like the way it applies with a beauty blender. I don’t recommend trying to use a liquid or cream highlighter with this concealer. Once you apply a liquid highlight, the concealer starts to break up, which is a shame because I prefer liquid highlights for my no makeup makeup looks. Other than that, I find it to be long-wearing and it really does look lovely.
Kylie T.
Fayette, MO
51 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 1
Review for: Other more...
I feel conflicted about this. I love the way it goes on kind of soft and oily in a good way (think Josie Maran Foundation). It’s also kind of plumping which is good. However, the application is just a little spotty probably just because it’s not that full coverage. I’ve tried brushes and sponge and it doesn’t really make a difference. However, Im not too excited to try and build it up just because it dries so powdery and clings badly to dry skin, even when I moisturize well. I’m not sure if I should take it back or try to save it for summer and see if it’s better then.
Jen V.
Oak Ridge
63 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 1
Review for: NW45 more...
This concealer comes in an excellent range of shades. It has a consistency similar to Cover FX drops or Dermablend Creator drops. A little bit goes a super long way. It has a very lightweight feel and amazing coverage with a natural finish. I really enjoy using this concealer as a foundation actually.
Macey S.
Bristol
1 review
I would like to try this foundation but I have been worried to try it as I like medium to full coverage, what would u say the coverage with this foundation is ?
Ivon G.
Hillsboro, OR
28 reviews
I've been looking for a foundation but I'm having a hard time finding my color and my skin is very oily and acne prone. I heard Mac helps you match is it actually true and do they do a good job at it and is this one good for me and my type of skin?
Amy B.
Colorado Springs, CO
52 reviews
Is this product worth the money? I mean do you really get good coverage for the price or are you just paying for the brand?
Shannon H.
London
62 reviews
Is this an all day foundation? Basically no touchup.
Mara M.
Whitestone, NY
10 reviews
Is this good for people with an oily t zone? And how long does this last throughout the day? Thank you :-)

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