MAC STUDIO FIX FLUID SPF 15 REVIEW (NC15)
December 1, 2010 § Leave a comment
MAC STUDIO FIX FLUID
DESCRIPTION: A medium buildable liquid foundation with a natural matte finish. Comfortable, long wearing, SPF15.
COST: $26 USD $48 AUD
PERFECT FOR: Normal, combination and slightly oily skins. I would not recommend this product if you have very oily skin, dry skin or any dry patches.
APPLY WITH: Foundation brush (190 or 187), wedges or fingers.
BACKGROUND: For about 6 years my HG for everyday use was Clinique’s Superfit Makeup in Cream. I stopped using the Superfit Makeup because Clinique changed the formula. The new formula is runnier and when it dried turned slightly orange.
REVIEW: I purchased the Studio Fix Fluid (SFF) off the MAC website. I am very pale with yellow undertones, so I decided to go with the NC15, which is a perfect match.
I have combination skin (slightly oily T-Zone and normal cheeks), with a few acne scars from my high school days. I wanted a foundation that would control the oil, provide medium buildable coverage and SFF does both those things.
The SFF comes in a glass bottle with a screw lid. I wish it came with a pump because sometimes I tip a little too much product out. Pumps are available for purchase off the MAC website which I think I will invest in soon.
The SFF is a medium consistency and I find it glides onto the skin with ease and kind of just melts into my face. It does not feel heavy on the skin at all and does not get cakey when I build up certain problem areas. I find it blends quite easily and looks very natural.
After applying the SFF I dust loose powder over my face to soak up any remaining oil and set the foundation. I find it leaves skin matte with a little bit of a natural glow and lasts all day.
OVERALL: I LOVE LOVE LOVE this foundation! I have definitely found my new HG. I just love the way it looks and feels on my skin and the coverage is perfect. I have been using this for 4 months now and have not had any problems with breakouts. I find I need to cleanse my face twice after using it because it is quite a heavy foundation.