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REVIEW: MAC Face And Body Foundation

MAC Face And Body Foundation C5 Review Indian Skin

Review Of MAC Face And Body Foundation In Shade C5...

Every once in a while you come across a product that sweeps you off your feet, makes you feel all special and pampered and as if it was made just for you. You then start feeling as to how had you been surviving all this while without it and why in the whole wide world did you take so long to pick it up... Well that product for me ladies and gentlemen is The MAC Face And Body Foundation. I am an NC 36-38 and I use the shade C5 in it... >>

I really cannot stop gushing about it. It's a boon for beauties with dry skin and for those who love a dewy finish. MAC Face And Body Foundation is a liquid foundation that is little runnier that other liquid foundations I have used. It gives a sheer coverage and hence if you are looking for a good coverage foundation then this isn't for you.

Because of it's sheer coverage it gives a very natural looking finish and hence can be used as a daily wear foundation if you don't mind the high price tag that it carries ;) The foundation comes in a squeezy plastic bottle container that has a nozzle top. Many people complain about the nozzle saying that it makes it difficult to control the amount of product that is dispensed. However, I pooh pooh the claims and say that it has never been an issue for me. It's just a matter of habit and well yeah practice ;)

The staying power of MAC Face And Body Foundation is just amazing. It stays on for than 8 hours very easily. I generally apply it at around 10:00 am in the morning and it is intact when I come home at around 7:00 pm. It withstands the dryness induced by the AC and it also stands solid in the afternoon sun without melting your makeup. However, it doesn't contains SPF making it an amazing product to get yourself photographed in ;)

The foundation is extremely light-weight and it is extremely moisturising. While I have a noticed a little bit of shine by the end of the day but it wont pose an issue for dry skinned divas. However, oily skinned girls may need a little of powdering in the middle of the day for shine control.

I generally apply it with a synthetic bristled foundation brush as opposed to a foundation sponge as I feel that a sponge would absorb more of the product especially since the foundation is in the form of a very runny liquid.

Price Of MAC Face And Body Lotion 

It costs INR 1770/- for  50 ml

Images Of The Product:

MAC Face And Body Foundation C5 Review Indian Skin

MAC Face And Body Foundation C5 Review Indian Skin
Freshly Applied In The Morning
MAC Face And Body Foundation C5 Review Indian Skin
After 6 hours of wear

MAC Face And Body Foundation C5 Review Indian Skin
After 8 hours of wear...

Oooohhsss And Aaaahhhsss!!!
1. Extremely lightweight.
2. Gives a beautifully natural finish.
3. Stays on for long.
4. Once set, it doesn't transfer.
5. Quite moisturisng.
6. Very easy to apply and hence leaves very little room for error in application.
7. Doesn not contain SPF and hence photographs well.

1. May not suit oily skinned girls and those who need heavy coverage.
2. Is on the expensive side :(

Definitely! It's now my HG foundation and I wear it almost everyday to office :)

It's definitely a must have for dry skinned women who are looking for sheer coverage and a dewy finish. Oilu skinned beauties may want to try it out first and then jump into buying it.

Overall Rating:


  1. i am in love with this foundation thing is its so travel friendly..Just pop it in the bag and u r good to go :)

    u look sexy here.

    1. thank you Anamika :) and yup it is an awesome foundation no doubt about it!!! :D

  2. nice clicks Suma :) This is my first MAC foundation & m so much in love with it..I think we use the same shade :)

    1. thanks Ray :* hahahahh and same pinch on the same shade ;)

  3. oh my you look stunning and honestly you don't need any've got flawless skin by itself:) my skin is very combination..oily on cheekbones but dry around the eyes and mouth area..will this suit me?

    1. awwwwwww thankoooooozzzzz so much Pari :D ♥♥♥
      hmmm combination skin can be tricky na... you could do one thing, since its a liquid foundation, you could ask the SA for a sample... MAC gives samples for liquid foundations cause I have asked for them always... do that and try it out for a couple of days... you'll be able to decide then :)

    2. Its still not launched here in KL :( or else would have got sample long back :) may be after coming back i'll give it a shot..since its low on coverage its perfect for office wear :)

  4. Your face looks equally nice after so many hours.. Wish there was something
    equally nice for oily skin..

    1. i know right!!! you know you could give the foundation a shot but you'll need to powder really well... like I told Pari, ask the SA for a sample... take it home with you, try it out a couple of times... you never know, it may just work for you ;)

  5. I love this foundation! I have oily-combination skin.. But its worked pretty well for me during the winters.. I don't know whether I will be able to use it in the summers too :(
    btw.. you look lovely :)

  6. It looks subtle... :) gr8 one..

  7. nice review <3 u looking good

  8. ouch at the price tag but I want this now LOL. I'll keep this in mind if I ever want to buy something from the MAC next time :P

  9. where can i buy dis foundation in mumbai

  10. OMG! The spectacled look was so damn sexy!

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