Editor's Rating & Review
Setting foundation with powder can look so powdered doughnut-like. That's why this baked, slightly luminescent, light-coverage powder is a keeper. It's matte enough to take away shine, but the bit of sheen makes it look more skin-like -- and no, it's not shimmery enough to highlight imperfections (I know that's what you were thinking). I've heard a few complaints about this causing breakouts, so if your skin is makeup sensitive -- beware.
MAC Mineralize Skinfinish Reviews
Too much glitter.I have this in Soft and Gentle, which is probably best used as a highlighter. It is quite sparkly and frosty, and I try to use it sparingly. There's quite a bit of product, and I do like that it's baked, but it's not something I ever really reach for. Maybe another shade would change my mind about this product, but as for now, I'm not really in love with this product. UPDATE: I also have this in "Crystal Pink" from MAC's recent Semi Precious collection. I received it to test out for We Heart This. "Crystal Pink" is a sheer, light pink shimmer. It adds quite a bit of sparkle to my face. I tried to use just a small amount over my matte blush, and the look was nice. It adds a healthy glow to your face. However, I had to be very careful not to pick up too much product. There is a generous amount of product in each compact, especially given how little I use per application, so the $28 price tag isn't too bad, if you like using highlighters. I personally don't use highlighters often, and definitely not super shimmery ones. The wear time is so-so--it seems that the shimmer comes off rather easily/there's a bit of fall out. To be honest, I don't understand the draw of MAC MSF's. They do look pretty, all swirled and domed in the compact. But I don't feel that they're a particularly useful product. I have large pores, and this much shimmer tends to accentuate it. The amount of sparkle also seems a little bit much, even for me (I'm 25 years old). — 1 year, 10 months agoLipglossandSpandex | 520 reviews
Review subjectI love this compact, but I thought it was a highlighter/bronzer this whole time. — 1 year, 10 months agoMissPurple | 591 reviews
Too much sparkle!I don't remember the shade name anymore, but I used to have one of these in a darker, bronzer-like shade. I only tried it out a couple of times before I gave up on it for having WAY too much sparkle to it. But if the shade had been better for my skin tone and more to my taste, this stuff would have been wonderful. I have never tried any powder that was smoother or more fine than this one. I would like to try this in a different shade some day. I had no issues with breakouts the couple of times I used this. — 4 days, 2 hours agotallredamanda | 241 reviews
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