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MAC Give Me Sun! Mineralize Skinfinish Natural
MAC Mineralize Skinfinish Natural ($27.00 for 0.35 oz.) have two new and permanent shades–for achieving that sunkissed glow, that is. They will debut and stay in the range beginning April 7th with the Bronze Everyday Collection, which also features Bronzing Powders (most, if not all, already in the line), Skinsheen Leg Spray (now permanent), two Mineralize Skinfinishes (already permanent), and two new bronzing shades of Mineralize Skinfinish Natural (now permanent).
Give Me Sun! is described as a “light summer peachy tan.” This is the shade I felt suited my medium skin tone (NC25/NC30) best, because it wasn’t too dark, too orange, and it was very natural. It blends out easily, so I would also recommend it for lighter skin tones as well as medium skin tones.
Sun Power is described as a “deep terracotta bronze.” It has a stronger earthy red undertone while being a deeper and darker tanned bronze overall. I would recommend it for medium-dark to deep skin tones.
The texture of Mineralize Skinfinish Natural works really well as a bronzer, too. The finely milled powder is lightweight, blends effortlessly, and the lack of sheen makes it look delightfully natural. It is a real shame that MAC didn’t also decide to make the 131 brush permanent, because I findit to be an excellent brush for bronzer–impossible to overdo! The next best brush I’ve found is tied between the 116 and 168.
P.S. — I’m only reviewing the Lustre Drops and new Mineralize Skinfinish Natural shades (the majority of the rest has been permanent or reviewed previously here on the blog).
A play on Oh No They Didn’t’s “Free For All Fridays,” every Friday is Free For Haul Fridays! Friday is a day for fun — whether you’re already off enjoying your weekend or if you just need a way to get through til the end of the work day, FFH is here for you!
Share your latest beauty hauls! Once you’ve done that… say anything you’d like. Tell us about the greatest thing that happened to you this week, why your pet is the cutest, what you’re doing this weekend… whatever!
First, I’ll share mine!
Haul: Some Bite Beauty lipsticks/stuff
Weekend plans: Trying to get organized!
Last foundation you used: MUFE HD
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This is the best you can do for FFHF? Really, Mom?
MAC Lustre Drops in Pink Rebel and Sun Rush
MAC Lustre Drops ($19.50 for 0.60 fl. oz.) are being welcomed into MAC’s permanent range this summer. They will debut and stay in the range beginning April 7th with the Bronze Everyday Collection, which also features Bronzing Powders (most, if not all, already in the line), Skinsheen Leg Spray (now permanent), two Mineralize Skinfinishes (already permanent), and two new bronzing shades of Mineralize Skinfinish Natural (now permanent).
Pink Rebel is described as a “blue pink with gold pearl.” I really don’t see blue-pink when I swatch it (or even just looking at it). It’s a peached, pink champagne with a soft bronze metallic shimmer and sheen. Sun Rush is described as a “peachy bronze with gold pearl.” This is a medium-dark golden bronze with warm undertones and rich gold shimmer and sheen.
Lustre Drops are packaged in small bottles that resemble puff paints that you’d find at any arts and crafts store. To dispense the product, you simply squeeze the bottle and it will push out through the narrow nozzle. In the past, Lustre drops have come in specially colored packaging but this time around, they have the classic black cap. A little goes a long way, especially if you intend to use it only on smaller areas, like the face, squeeze out as little as you can.
P.S. — I’m only reviewing the Lustre Drops and new Mineralize Skinfinish Natural shades (the rest has been permanent or reviewed previously).
I’m a coral fiend, but the market seems to have it covered quite nicely… Perhaps more of a pink-based coral but still with a really fun golden sheen.
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MAC Prep + Prime Highlighters
MAC Prep + Prime Highlighters ($23.00 for 0.12 fl. oz.) is a new and permanent product that will release in-stores on April 7th. There are three shades: Bright Forecast (mid-tone peachy coral), Light Boost (soft yellow cream), and Radiant Rose (light shell pink). They come in a twist-up, pen-type applicator. These highlighters are designed to provide a “sheer wash of color to highlight, brighten, and perfect.” Since it is a new product, I can’t review it without actually testing it — so I ask for your patience while I spend the next day or two testing out the wear. Please hold all questions until I’ve had a chance to actually test these out!