Tuesday, August 14th, 2012


For August: MAC Prep + Prime Natural Radiance

Every artist knows the secret to creating a flawless look is a smooth well-prepped canvas. Introducing M•A•C Prep + Prime Natural Radiance, formulated for oily and combination skin. This silky gel emulsion hydrates and primes to improve the application of foundation or powder. Contains rosemary and barley extracts, as well as long-term oil controlling ingredients, laminaria extract and silica. Chestnut and white willow bark extracts retexturize and smooth skin. Tangerine peel extract and vitamins E and C protect with antioxidants, as caffeine calms and reduces redness. Golden light illuminating pearl powders reflect for optic brightening. Permanent. $40.00 U.S. / $48.00 CDN.

Availability: August 9th, 2012 (MAC Online), August 16th, 2012 (North America Locations), September 2012 (International PRO Locations)

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14 thoughts on “MAC Prep + Prime Natural Radiance Launches this August 2012

  1. Thrizyl

    From the description I am very interested in this product. I would love to know how it performs before purchasing.

    • Profile wp-user-avatar wp-user-avatar-60 alignnone photo of Jennisa JENNISA

      Yes I agree! I already love Prep and Prime so I am truly looking forward to it. Cross fingers that our MAC stores get it.

      • Everett

        The product is fantastic, been using it for a few days. I also love that this product is silicone-free!!!

  2. Profile wp-user-avatar wp-user-avatar-60 alignnone photo of Emily 18thCenturyFox

    Ok I just am too distracted by her foot to figure out what the image is selling. If it’s not a foot cream, they didn’t light and pose the model particularly well.

  3. Stephanie

    Are you testing this one. I would love to hear what you think.

  4. Asuka

    I think this Ad failed. The Model looks badly sick. Natural Radiance? No!

    • stephanie

      I would have preferred just a face, but still interested in the claim to what its suppose to do.

  5. Profile wp-user-avatar wp-user-avatar-60 alignnone photo of Bari Brjsmom

    Has anyone tried this? I use Mac prep and prime and went to buy it yesterday at Nordstrom. My mua said not to get it because it was for women of color!!!!! Then she pointed to the add. Not sure if she is just ignorant or what but I’m pretty sure primer is for everyone!!!!

    • stephanie

      get it. it is tinted a light yellow so it doesn’t create a white cast on darker people. the yellow tint is the same color as a clinique moisturizer.

    • Jessica

      It’s for anyone with oily combination skin and for all skin tones. They are just marketing it to women of color more than past products to let them know it won’t leave woc looking gray-Ish and washed out like some other primers.

  6. stephanie

    i think this product can be used for everyone that has oily skin. the only thing that is different about it is that it has a yellow tone to it, similar to the color of Clinique’s Dramatically Different moisturizerl. I think they did this because some primers ( like thier other prep and prime products) can create a white cast when used on darker skins. the yellow tone of this primer does not. I wish the promo picture showed a few more color ranges. Christine, are you going to test this product. A lot of people come over here to see what you have to say about products. I would love to see what you think about this one. Thanks.

  7. Jessica

    I got it and I LOVE it! I have super oily skin. I’m talking oil slick skin year round. It smooths, minimizes my enlarged pores, gives a radiant glow, and most of all makes my makeup stay fresh longer. It cuts the number of timesI have to blot in half. I’ve been using it for a few weeks now and have bad no adverse skin reactions.