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MACStrobe Cream

MAC

Strobe Cream

1.0 oz Item 2510715

Color:Pinklite (pink pearls)

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The ultimate quick fix for skin now in shades of pink (original), peach, silver, red, and gold. Super-powered with potent botanicals, it boosts the look of dull, flat, or tired-looking skin with nutritious vitamins and a mega-dose of green tea. Brightens and clarifies with iridescent particles and antioxidants. Adds the softest glow to skin in sunlight to spotlight.
Apply product to fingertips and blend over face.

Mix Strobe Cream with your favourite liquid or cream M·A·C foundation for a natural glow. Try using multiple shades for a strobe ombre effect!
Water / Aqua / Eau, Dimethicone, Butylene Glycol, Cetyl Ricinoleate, Glyceryl Distearate, Trisiloxane, Glyceryl Stearate Se, Cholesterol, Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Seed Oil, Steareth-10, Cetyl Esters, Cetyl Alcohol, Silica, Vitis Vinifera (Grape) Fruit Extract, Camellia Sinensis (Green Tea) Leaf Extract, Pyrus Malus (Apple) Fruit Extract, Morus Bombycis (Mulberry) Root Extract, Scutellaria Baicalensis Root Extract, Saccharomyces Lysate Extract, Tocopheryl Acetate, Sodium Hyaluronate, Panthenol, Ceramide Ng, Xanthan Gum, Sucrose, Glycerin, Cyanocobalamin, Tin Oxide, Caprylyl Glycol, Magnesium Ascorbyl Phosphate, Hexylene Glycol, Polysorbate 80, Sodium Citrate, Sodium Sulfite, Sodium Metabisulfite, Acrylamide/Sodium Acryloyldimethyltaurate Copolymer, Linoleic Acid, Isohexadecane, Citric Acid, Fragrance (Parfum), EDTA, Disodium EDTA, Phenoxyethanol, Mica, Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891), Red 4 (CI 14700).

Please read the ingredient list on the packaging of your product to be sure that the ingredients are appropriate for your personal use.

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Product Reviews

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MACStrobe Cream
 
4.2

(based on 55 reviews)

80%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Goes on smoothly (12)
  • Moisturizes well (10)
  • Not greasy (10)
  • Absorbs quickly (5)
  • Smells great (5)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Daily use (9)
  • Deep moisturization (3)
  • Dryness (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Beauty conscious (6), Beauty expert (5), Survivalist / minimalist (3)

Reviewed by 55 customers

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3.0

Love this but doesn't work with all foundations

By Kat

from Northern VA

Comments about MAC Strobe Cream:

I love the texture of this primer, and it hydrates my very dry skin. It just doesn't work with all of my foundations. It makes everything clump up, and then I have to wash my face and start over again. A total pain :( But it's great with the foundations it does jive with!

(0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
2.0

noooo bad

By abbii

from chicago

About Me Beauty Expert

Pros

    Cons

    • takes away alot of coverage and doesnt stick

    Best Uses

      Comments about MAC Strobe Cream:

      doesnt work well ill mix it in with foundation and it wont stay and when I put it on top of foundation my foundation rubs off

       
      5.0

      Better Than Becca

      By Sara

      from CA

      Pros

      • Goes On Smoothly
      • Moisturizes Well
      • Not Greasy

      Cons

        Best Uses

          Comments about MAC Strobe Cream:

          I have the Becca primer and honestly, its not even moisturizing like the Mac strobe cream. I have combo skin and I needed something that would get rid of dry flakes on my cheeks while giving some dewyness and this is it. The becca one is also extremely hard to spread and smells like nasty lemons.

          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          3.0

          Not for oily or combination skin type

          By Diana

          from Los Angeles

          About Me Skin Care Professional

          Verified Reviewer

          Comments about MAC Strobe Cream:

          This cream looks very delicate and pretty under the foundation, BUT if you have combination of oily skin, keep away from it because your face will be oily in less than an hour. Wouldn't recommend it to those who struggle with acne as is can clog your pores. Had to give it away.

           
          5.0

          great product!

          By Lauren Camille

          from saint Louis mo

          Comments about MAC Strobe Cream:

          i used my primer and than the gold one i love how it makes my skin illuminate and hydrate!

           
          3.0

          beautiful

          By cantrice

          from Baltimore

          Verified Reviewer

          Pros

          • Absorbs Quickly
          • Goes On Smoothly
          • Moisturizes Well
          • Not Greasy

          Cons

          • Bad Smell

          Best Uses

          • Daily Use

          Comments about MAC Strobe Cream:

          the smell is horrible its not as good as Becca liquid highlighter.

           
          5.0

          i would buy this product again

          By Marissa

          from maryland

          About Me Beauty Conscious

          Verified Reviewer

          Pros

          • Goes On Smoothly
          • Moisturizes Well
          • Not Greasy

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Dryness

            Comments about MAC Strobe Cream:

            I make sure I evenly disrupt it around my whole face, dragging down to my jawline since thats where im most dry

             
            3.0

            Nice but way too expensive

            By Wafflehead26

            from Sacramento

            About Me Beauty Conscious

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Goes On Smoothly
            • Moisturizes Well

            Cons

              Best Uses

                Comments about MAC Strobe Cream:

                Nice for a moisturizer but doesn't offer much. The tint is non existent after a minute or two. Too expensive for a product that has no benefits.

                 
                4.0

                Great product kinda expensive but would buy it again

                By Lily

                from Austin,Texas

                About Me Minimalist

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Goes On Smoothly
                • Moisturizes Well
                • Not Greasy

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Deep Moisturization

                  Comments about MAC Strobe Cream:

                  Everything is great about I would recommend this product

                   
                  5.0

                  I will always repurchase!

                  By MULallie

                  from Bowling Green, KY

                  About Me Beauty Conscious

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Absorbs Quickly
                  • Moisturizes Well
                  • Not Greasy
                  • Smells Great

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Daily Use

                    Comments about MAC Strobe Cream:

                    I use this as a moisturizer, under foundation or with no foundation at all.

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                    Q&A

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                    6 Questions | 6 Answers
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                    • Q:

                      So do you use this all over your face as an illuminating primer? Do you use as just like a liquid highlighter?
                      Asked on 1/12/2018 by mallory from everett, wa

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        Great question. Mallory! MAC Strobe Cream is an illuminating moisturizer for face. Ideally it's used to give a glowing complexion underneath your Primer and Foundation, but it can also be worn as a subtle highlighter over makeup as well.

                        Answered on 1/13/2018 by Brand Expert from MAC
                    • Q:

                      Would you apply thid product before or after sunscreen?
                      Asked on 12/28/2017 by GiGi87 from Los Angeles, CA

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        Hi there! We suggest applying MAC Strobe Cream after your Sunscreen.

                        Answered on 12/28/2017 by Brand Expert from MAC
                    • Q:

                      Can you use the goldlite if you have fair skin, how dark of a gold is it?
                      Asked on 12/27/2017 by Livvy c from Michigan

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        Absolutely, Livvy! MAC Strobe Cream in Goldlite is a very fair yellow gold (just like the colour swatch) that will give a stunning glow on fair skin tones.

                        Answered on 12/28/2017 by Brand Expert from MAC
                    • Q:

                      Would this product be recommended for someone with combination skin?
                      Asked on 12/26/2017 by Lucy from Riverside, CA

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        MAC Strobe Cream is super-powered with potent botanicals that boosts the look of dull, flat or tired-looking skin with nutritious vitamins and a mega-dose of green tea. It brightens, clarifies and smoothes the skin while hydrating and leaving your complexion radiant with iridescent particles and antioxidants. It adds the softest glow to your skin and works well with normal, dry and combination skin types.

                        Answered on 12/27/2017 by Brand Expert from MAC
                    • Q:

                      Do you use this as before or after a pore filling primer?
                      Asked on 12/20/2017 by makeup newb from St. Louis, MO

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        Great question! Use MAC Strobe Cream as you would any moisturizer, typically prior to a Primer. If you want added glow, you can spread a little on your hands and press in areas you want an additional highlight, even after makeup!

                        Answered on 12/20/2017 by Brand Expert from MAC
                    • Q:

                      How would I know which color is best for me (blonde, blue/green eyes, fair-med complexion)?
                      Asked on 12/1/2017 by Sweet_P from Boston, MA

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        MAC Strobe Cream in Pinklite will give a soft pink glow that works well with light skintones.

                        MAC Strobe Cream in Goldlite will give a golden glow that works well with medium to deep skintones.

                        MAC Strobe Cream in Peachlite will give a golden peach glow that works well with medium to deep skintones.

                        MAC Strobe Cream in Redlite will give a reddish pink glow that works well with medium dark to deep skintones.

                        MAC Strobe Cream in Silverlite will give a silvery white glow that works well with fair to light skintones.

                        Answered on 12/1/2017 by Brand Expert from MAC
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