Next to Skin

MAC Powder Blush

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MAC Next to Skin Powder Blush
MAC Next to Skin Powder Blush
MAC Next to Skin Powder Blush
MAC Next to Skin Powder Blush
MAC Next to Skin Powder Blush
MAC Next to Skin Powder Blush
MAC Next to Skin Powder Blush
MAC Next to Skin Powder Blush
MAC Next to Skin Powder Blush
MAC Next to Skin Powder Blush
MAC Next to Skin Powder Blush
MAC Next to Skin Powder Blush

MAC Next to Skin is a slightly cool-toned, very light taupe with a matte finish. It is a limited edition blush that retails for $24.00 and contains 0.21 oz.

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Editor's Review
Contains: Sample

MAC Next to Skin Blush ($20.00 for 0.21 oz.) is described as a "soft beige [with a Matte finish]." It's a light-medium, gray-ish beige with a matte finish and neutral undertones. It had good color payoff with a soft, blendable texture that could be blended out for a sheerer application or applied more intensely for true-to-pan color. I think this works really well as a contour shade on fair to light-medium complexions. When applied heavily, it was still visible as a shadowy contour on my skin tone (NC25/NC30). It's a lot more foolproof for fairer skin tones who want a subtle contour. On me, the color wore well for eight hours before fading. I couldn't think of any dupes for this shade.

FURTHER READING: Formula Overview, which is a detailed review of the range as a whole.

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Makeup Look
Claims / Ingredients

Designed by and for professionals. Formulated to provide fantastic colour with ease and consistency. Applies evenly, adheres lightly to skin to achieve a natural-looking application of colour that stays put all day. Five finishes -- Frost. An iridescent, lightly shimmering color that adds highlights and a frosted bloom to your cheeks. Matte. A flat, matte finish that goes on lightly, builds well and blends with the skin. Satin. A light-refractive sheen-style finish that adds subtle highlights to the skin. Sheertone. A sheer-on micro-refined powder with a non-transparent finish that goes on faint and looks real. Sheertone Shimmer. A jet-milled and micro-fine powder with just enough shimmer to make light dance on your cheeks.

TALC, OCTYLDODECYL STEAROYL STEARATE, ZINC STEARATE, ISOSTEARYL NEOPENTANOATE, TOCOPHERYL ACETATE, CAPRYLYL GLYCOL, HEXYLENE GLYCOL, PHENOXYETHANOL. MAY CONTAIN: SILICA, MICA, TITANIUM DIOXIDE (CI 77891), IRON OXIDES (CI 77491, CI 77492, CI 77499), BISMUTH OXYCHLORIDE (CI 77163), BLUE 1 LAKE (CI 42090), CARMINE (CI 75470), CHROMIUM HYDROXIDE GREEN (CI 77289), CHROMIUM OXIDE GREENS (CI 77288), FERRIC FERROCYANIDE (CI 77510), MANGANESE VIOLET (CI 77742), RED 6 (CI 15850), RED 6 LAKE (CI 15850), RED 7 LAKE (CI 15850), RED 28 LAKE (CI 45410), RED 30 LAKE (CI 73360), ULTRAMARINES (CI 77007), YELLOW 5 LAKE (CI 19140), YELLOW 6 LAKE (CI 15985).

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1 Written Reviews

By Holly 6 years ago.

I use this as a contour shade. It looks perfectly natural because it is so subtle and blends so well! I love it and plan to buy an extra. However, this is clearly only a contour shade for fair skin. It actually appears lighter than my skin tone when swatched on my wrist, but somehow turns into a perfect soft shadow color on my face. Makeup magic.

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Skin Type: Normal - Skin Tone: Lightest - Undertone: Neutral