This one caught me totally off guard. I am NOT a M.A.C loyalist. I do however own, quite a few M.A.C staples, because frankly, I like some of their products enough to repurchase after exhaustion. Total exhaustion. Paint pots, lipsticks and liners, blushes and foundations are a few of my faves. And I am since Akeem's class a 266 Brush & 217 Brush FAN!
On the last day of the class, I received a few goodies, and this was one of them! When I drew it out of the bag I was a little disappointed, I had been hoping for an eye shadow palette or maybe a lipstick. But the good Lord in His wisdom saw it fit to provide me with something I didn't know I wanted or needed.
Cue angelic music, celestial bells, trumpets sounding and the hallelujah chorus. Chile lemme tell you bout life. I dropped this Natural Radiance bad boy inna me kit.
I am in LOVE.
I've been using it for about 2/3 weeks on my clients and I have had NO complaints!! Now I am a firm believer in the Makeup Forever HD Primer Neutral. Simply because it works well in our climate and provides a good base with oil control. But honey!!
I'm starting with the cons SO FAR with this one: it's that good
I have found that with DRY skin:
IT absorbs quickly; so work it in as soon as you apply.
It has reflects that may not be suitable for deeper skin tones.
It is not fragrance free.
You may need to use this in areas that are NOT oily i.e avoid the t-zone if you get oil slick type shine or use a setting powder in those areas lightly to control the oil first. Then apply. I promise it'll work!
Expect the reflects to shine bright like a diamond.
If you are acne prone it MAY cause a breakout. So a patch test is key for acne survivors.
It gives the skin a smooth, flawless finish.
Can assist in oil control.
Has a pleasant, clean, fresh fragrance.
Feels light on the skin.
Can be used under powder, liquid, cream, mousse foundation.
Can be used on oily, dry or combo skin.
What's your go to primer?? And yes M.O.M (milk of magnesia DOES count).
Love you like xo