In my latest haul I got a request to review the new MAC waterproof foundation and that’s what this post is all about. During the last two weeks I have put this foundation to the test, and now it’s time to review it. I’m gonna go over all of the general things about it and I’ll also go over the more personal things, so you guys get a clearer idea of the product.
Let’s do this!
I think this is a very sleek/classic packaging and I like that it’s in a squeeze tube. But that’s just personal preference. The foundation itself is pretty small and it can fit anywhere your little heart desires. There are 25 ml / .84 oz in this and I do think that you get what you paid for. This foundation is $32 and even though it’s on the high end side, it’s reasonably priced. The shade that I bought was NC20 and it’s a very good match. I did get matched at the store, which is something I suggest that you do when you buy foundation as well. That way it will make the process of picking a lot easier.
For starters, this is a really nice foundation. It feels really nourishing when you apply it and it is waterproof. Just like the name suggests. It’s not the most long wearing foundation and it does fade a bit throughout the day. But for the most part it looks good at the end of the day. When you put it on it feels nice on the skin and it remains tacky, so if you’re on the oilier side of things, I do recommend you set it. If you have drier skin try not to set it because this foundation clings to dry patches. Using a hydrating primer can make this foundation work for you better.
I like the finish of it because it looks healthy. It doesn’t look matte but it’s not super dewy either, it looks like there’s a healthy glow on your skin. The coverage is good. Not too little, not too much. It is build-able so if you need that extra bit of coverage you can easily achieve it with this foundation. If you go overboard it can look a bit cake-y but thankfully it’s easy to blend out.
Other products blend easily on top of the foundation even if you don’t set it with a powder. This is a very universal foundation, in my opinion. It can work on different skin types. It might be different for everyone but this foundation is worth a shot.
This foundation makes my skin look flawless. It evens out my skin tone, covers my blemishes, and can even work as a concealer sometimes. I have combination skin and it does cling to my dry patches so I only set my T-zone. Personally I don’t wear primer with this foundation but I only wear it for 7-8 hours a day. I apply the lightest layer to my skin possible and that covers my blemishes, but I have clear skin for the most part.
I’ve been enjoying this foundation in the summertime because of the waterproof factor of it. I haven’t necessarily gotten into a pool with this on, but it doesn’t slide around my face when I sweat. I have worn this a lot this past few weeks and it has been raining here in Guatemala (crazy weather). I didn’t have any problems with the rain either. So in my experience this is a waterproof foundation.
Overall I would rate this foundation an 8/10.
If you have been curios about this foundation I would encourage you to try it out. You can try and get a sample or have people at MAC counters try it on you, to make a better assessment for yourself.
I hope that you liked this post and that you found the review helpful. Make sure to tell me how your experience with this foundation has been in the comment section!
By the way I’m officially on summer break so I will get the chance to post a bit more often, which is exciting!
See you next post ❤