6.02.2011

MAC Mineralize Skinfinish Natural


When I first discovered mineral makeup, I went nuts purchasing different colors of eyeshadow, blush and foundation.  I really loved how it felt on my skin but the one thing I disliked was whenever I would set my makeup with loose powder, it would look too matte, too thick.  It always happened, even when I'd choose the powder with the lightest coverage.

So I headed to my friendly neighborhood MAC counter to look for something that would get the job done.  Carlos recommended that I try the Mineralize Skinfinish Natural powder in Medium.

It's a low-coverage powder that effectively sets makeup and provides a semi-matte, subtle dewy glow.  If you're looking for something that looks natural, this is what you want.  

Whenever I use liquid foundation and use this product to set my makeup, I use a powder brush.  Then there are days when I'm too lazy to wear makeup and I just want to look shine-free.  During those times, I just put on my moisturizer and then take a circular sponge and lightly press this power on to my skin.  So far, it hasn't caused any breakouts.  Yay!

How much do I love this?  I'm on my fourth compact since I started using this three years ago.  It's one of those products that I will always be part of my makeup kit.

4 comments:

  1. I seriously need to start saving up for one of these!!

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  2. @Michelle if you know anyone who can get it for you in HK, do that instead. i'm disgusted at how much the price difference is here compared to the website.

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  3. Do you know if it's cheaper in HK than in the Duty Free store in Paranaque? When I went there this year, it was $36 (US dollars).

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  4. hi kari! i'm not sure about the price for mineralize. what i do know is that lipsticks are about 100 to 200 bucks less in hk compared to manila. i would assume the same goes for their other products?

    i'll be going back to hk in a few months, let me know if you still want me to check then :)

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