MAC Sunny Side Mineralize Skinfinish Review, Photos, Swatches

MAC Sunny Side Mineralize Skinfinish
MAC Sunny Side Mineralize Skinfinish

MAC Sunny Side Mineralize Skinfinish ($32.00 for 0.35 oz.) is a mix of a sunny yellow, peachy yellow, yellowed brown, and coral-orange. They blend together and create a hue of muted, medium orange within hints of brown and a pearly sheen. Guerlain Terre d'Ete (LE, $78.00) is more shimmery, darker (90% similar). MAC Haute Contour (Bronzer) (LE, ) is more muted (90% similar). Hourglass Luminous Bronze Light (P, $52.00) is darker, cooler (90% similar). Fenty Beauty Fuego Flush (P, $20.00) is more shimmery, darker, warmer (90% similar). Estee Lauder Bronze Goddess Contour (LE, ) is darker (85% similar). Make Up For Ever #25I (P, $36.00) is less shimmery, darker (85% similar). Becca Wild Honey (P, $32.00) is darker, cooler (85% similar). Becca Dreamsicle (LE, $38.00) is more shimmery, lighter (85% similar). Lethal Cosmetics Neophyte (P, $15.50) is less shimmery, lighter, brighter (85% similar). Dolce and Gabbana Desert (P, $51.00) is darker, cooler (85% similar). Lethal Cosmetics Tendril (P, $15.50) is less shimmery, darker, warmer (85% similar). Zoeva ND020 (PiP, ) is lighter, more muted (85% similar). Chanel Lumiere d'Ete (LE, $80.00) is darker, cooler (85% similar). NARS Intensely (LE, $30.00) is lighter, brighter (85% similar). ColourPop Lunar Has It (P, $12.00) is less shimmery, darker, cooler (80% similar). MAC Love, Rihanna (LE, $28.00) is less shimmery, darker (80% similar). MAC Serenity Seeker (LE, $36.00) is more shimmery, lighter (80% similar). Guerlain Orange Blush (LE, ) is darker, brighter, warmer (80% similar). REFY Citrine (P, $20.00) is less shimmery, darker (80% similar). MAC Bronzer (LE, $34.00) is darker, cooler (80% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

The Mineralize Skinfinish formula is described as a “velvety soft” face powder with a “radiant finish” that can be used to “add highlights to the high points of the face.” The Mineralize Skinfinish Collection for spring features five new, limited edition shades — the collection debuts on March 31st online. Sunny Side had nice color payoff with a soft, smooth, and easily blended consistency that wasn’t too powdery or too firm. The texture sat well on the skin without emphasizing the natural texture or the look of pores. It looks more like a very warm, yellow-orange based bronzer, so it can certainly add warmth to several skin tones. I liked the soft glow it yielded as the powder was buffed into the skin. On me, the color wore for seven and a half hours before fading.

MAC Sunny Side Mineralize Skinfinish
MAC Sunny Side Mineralize Skinfinish

MAC Sunny Side Mineralize Skinfinish
MAC Sunny Side Mineralize Skinfinish

MAC Sunny Side Mineralize Skinfinish
MAC Sunny Side Mineralize Skinfinish

MAC Sunny Side Mineralize Skinfinish
MAC Sunny Side Mineralize Skinfinish

MAC Sunny Side Mineralize Skinfinish
MAC Sunny Side Mineralize Skinfinish

MAC Sunny Side Mineralize Skinfinish
MAC Sunny Side Mineralize Skinfinish

Makeup Look
On face:
  • Make Up For Ever Ultra HD Foundation
  • Guerlain Les Voilettes Loose Setting Powder
On eyes:
  • MAC Nano-Nude Eyeshadow Quad
  • Sephora Tiramisu Eyeliner
On lips
  • MAC Cybernaut Mineralize Rich Lipstick

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Fran Avatar

It looks gorgeous on you, Christine! And the bright yellow is fun to look at — it makes me think of the yellow blush Surrat is coming out with — could yellow cheek products be a little bit of a trend this spring?

Pearl Avatar

I like the idea of these quads – more bang for your buck? – but I wish they were in their own well. I think I’d get a lot more use out of it if that were the case. So far I’m liking this, Nano Nude and Nuanced!

Aditi Avatar

I am confused whether this is a bronzer or a blush but to me it looks like a really pretty blush colour, a little like Nars luster. I am Stromboli in Nars, do you think this will work as a blush on me?

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