MAC Cosmetics need no introduction in the beauty world and it’s easy to see why many people are huge fans of the brand. With a wide range of professional products that can be used by the everyday beauty lover, there is a product to suit everyone. Whether its foundations or lipsticks, here is a guide to some of the products and finishes you’ll find at your local MAC counter.
Foundations can be difficult to find but knowing what type of coverage and finish you prefer will help you to discover the perfect base for you. MAC offer several types of foundation with the standouts including;
Studio Fix SPF15 – Full coverage foundation that has a matte finish. Best suited for combination and oily skin types with blemishes or imperfections.
Studio Sculpt SPF15 – Medium coverage with a hydrating finish. Best for dry to combination skin types with slight imperfections.
MAC Face and Body – Sheer coverage with a hydrating finish. Best for normal to dry skin types that prefer a light coverage. This can be used on both the face and body to minimalize imperfections.
Matchmaster SPF15 – Medium coverage foundation with a demi matte finish. Best for combination to oily skin types.
Mineralize Moisture SPF15 – Sheer coverage foundation with a natural finish. Best for normal to dry skin types that prefer a weightless finish.
MAC also offer a range of powders from highlighting your best features to setting your makeup. The popular products include;
Mineralize Skinfinish Natural – A mineral based powder with a natural, light finish. Best for normal to dry skin types.
Mineralize Skinfinish – A mineral based highlighter powder that comes in a range of shades. Some shades are limited edition and you’ll find them in various special collections.
Blot Powder – Available in both pressed and loose form, this powder offers oil control and is best suited for oily to combination skin types.
Prep and Prime Finishing Powder – A sheer powder that blurs imperfections, controls oil and sets makeup. Can be used on all skin types.
MAC blushes are hugely popular and choosing the right type of blush will depend on your personal preference.
Powder Blush – The standard type of blush that’s available in a matte (flat matte) finish, satin (light sheen), sheertone (sheer powder), sheertone shimmer (light shimmer and color) or frost (shimmery) finish.
Cremeblend Blush – a creamy but buildable finish.
Mineralize Blush – Mineral based and lightweight color.
Cream Color Base – Creamy with buildable coverage. Can be used as a blush and highlighter, depending on the shade you choose.
Frost – Shimmer finish.
Cremesheen – Lightweight color with a glossy finish.
Matte – Longwearing, complete matte finish.
Retro Matte – Creamy with a matte finish, high pigmentation and longwearing.
Amplified – Longwearing, pigmented color with a smooth finish.
Satin – Matte finish with a sheen. The most standard type of finish.
Lustre – Glossy finish.