Tuesday, August 13th, 2013


M•A•C’s Prep + Prime BB Beauty Balm leads the next generation of BB creams, evening skin tone, blurring imperfections and enhancing skin’s natural luminosity while shielding it from harsh UV rays. Now in six new shades, the extended colour spectrum ranges from light to medium to beige, and on to caramel bronze. Semi-translucent and luxuriously light. Available in an SPF 35 cream and a go-anywhere SPF 30 solid cream compact.

Prep + Prime BB Beauty Balm SPF 35 ($30.00 U.S. / $36.50 CDN)

  • Extra Light Pale alabaster
  • Light Pale ivory
  • Light Plus Light beige
  • Medium Warm beige
  • Medium Plus Tan beige
  • Medium Dark Caramel beige
  • Dark Deep caramel
  • Deep Plus Neutral tan beige
  • Dark Deep Rich golden bronze

Prep + Prime BB Beauty Balm Compact SPF 30 ($30.00 U.S. / $36.50 CDN)

  • Extra Light Pale alabaster
  • Light Pale ivory
  • Light Plus Light beige
  • Medium Warm beige
  • Medium Plus Tan beige
  • Medium Dark Caramel beige
  • Dark Deep caramel
  • Deep Plus Neutral tan beige
  • Dark Deep Rich golden bronze

Prep+Prime’s pen-style highlighter is now available in new Peach Lustre, which brings a soft, sheer wash of colour to the skin in a gleaming bronzy orange. Its precise application adds radiance just where you want it, going on smoothly for soft, comfortable wear. Use over makeup for highlights, touch-ups or under makeup to brighten and prime. Also available in Light Boost, Bright Forecast and Radiant Rose.

Prep + Prime Highlighter ($25.00 U.S. / $30.00 CDN)

  • Peach Lustre Bronzy orange

Availability: August 15th (North America), October 2013 (international)

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11 thoughts on “New! MAC Prep + Prime BB Beauty Balm and Highlighter Extensions for Fall 2013

  1. Avatar of Rad Rad

    Weird, I was just looking for that highlighter on MAC UK – its on the MAC US website already!

  2. I really want to try MAC’s BB cream because I have been really loving that sort of light coverage lately.

  3. Codename Duchess

    Not really interested in this product (or BB creams in general) but good for MAC for introducing BB creams in darker shades. African Anerican customers have largely been excluded from the BB cream craze.

  4. Mariella

    I’ve had samples of MAC’s BB cream (the original in Light, I think) and really like it a lot, though I have 3 others I have to finish before the SPF in them expires so I’ve put off buying the actual product.

  5. Sarah

    Yes!!! been wanting to try MAC BB but the colour selection did not match my NC40/42 skintone, currently I have the Bobbi Brown BB cream as a daily staple in my morning regime.. anyone can recommend which colour I should get in MAC BB cream range. I am NC40/42 in MAC foundation.

  6. Malia

    Wow that model is gorgeous! I would love to try the cream compact, and I agree it cool they have for so many skin tones, one of the things I’ve always liked about MAC

  7. that model is FRICKEN gorgeous! that skin..!

  8. I have to give MAC credit on their BB product for recognizing that most skin cannot fit into 3 categories.

  9. Maritza

    I am NC 37 and I have Mac BB Cream in Medium Dark and it’s lovely on my skin, I use it under foundation and my face looks flawless! on days I want something light I just use it w/ setting powder and I love it. It lasts and it controls my oily t-zone. I moisturize first and then add my bb cream w/ a brush (sigma flat kabuki). I am happy w/ my purchase.

  10. danimcneil

    I have had the light plus (nc20-25)…and it matches me perfectly! What I really enjoy is that even though I have combo/oily skin..this formula is thick, moisturizing..but not the least bit oily or oil causing! I really really enjoy it! I have tried about 6 different BB creams and this one has by far been my fave! I really want the highlighter pen! But what if I fall in love with it and it gets discontinued?? :(

  11. Brena

    What’s YOUR color? I am exactly your skin tone.