Rated 4.25 out of 5 stars
Most Helpful Positive Review Liked this but...
Idk if anybody realized this but you can buy the travel size that has 1 oz in it for $12. this has 1.7 oz for $33 so you could buy 2 of the $12 ones and get 3 oz more for about $10 less.... I liked this product a lot and will be buying the travel size again lol!
Most Helpful Critical Review WONDERFUL product, best of it's kind! BUT terrible bottle!
PLEASE change the packaging!! I love this moisturizer and the natural looking glow that it gives my face, but the bottle is terrible! It is too rigid and when the product gets low, it is very hard to get out. I feel like a lot is being left behind. I cut the bottle open to get to it and stored in in a plastic bag so it wouldn't dry, but I really don't care to go through that trouble again. I see many of your primers and other skin products use this packaging... until it changes, I will not try these either! Such a shame because I absolutely LOVE MAC Cosmetics!!
Reviewed by 196 customers Youthful glow!!
theinerswife39 from paynesville, Minnesota
I LOVE LOVE LOVE this cream!! I use pinklite. I'm almost 40 and I apply it to my cheeks, forehead, tip of nose, on the arch of my eyebrows and a little above my lip (where you would put any other highlighter) and it gives me a beautiful glow. I don't even use foundation, you don't need to with this stuff!! I would HIGHLY recommend this product if you like a healthy, youthful glow!!!
Great summer glow
SotoSaid from Los Angeles
I LOVE this product! I was looking for something light that created a healthy glow and evens tone. This delivers! It is not greasy, weightless dewy look, and great for hot all day wear. Its perfect for a day at the beach or on a zoom call, when you want to a minimal look or are too lazy to put on a full face.
Not for dry skin!
BB from Atlanta, GA
This stuff sucked up all the moisture out of my face as soon as I applied it. I was very disappointed because it made my foundation appear very costly after applying. I ended up returning this because it made me break out within an hour. I was so disappointed because of all the rave reviews but I guess it only works for oily skin not designed for dry skin. I ended up having to remove all my make up and start all over on my wedding day.
Rimaessssam from Egypt,cairo
It does not cause inflammation, is mild on the skin, and is very effective
In LOVE with this!!
Sienna from Shoreview, MN
I love to use it on its own, mixed with foundation or even on its own!
Sofia from D.C.
This product has literally lasted me a year and 4 months. That's insane, because I use it every single day! I honestly can't imagine my routine without it. Even if I don't wear any makeup on a certain day, I always apply my strobe cream to give my skin a beautiful healthy glow! And it smells so good -- not a strong smell, and hard to describe, but it just smells so clean and feminine and comforting at the same time. I am on my second bottle, I love it so much!
Gives you 'that J-Lo glow'!
Selena from Miami, FL
The last time I stopped by at the MAC counter some months back, I was given not just one but two little sample pots of the Strobe Cream in 'Goldlite'. "This will give you that J-Lo glow" I was told. Intrigued...I couldn't wait to get home and try it out for myself. The lightly perfumed cream has a pearlescent appearance which gives your skin a shimmery, radiant look (not glittery at all). The effect is, of course temporary until washed off. I use it as a highlighter over my foundation (cheekbones and cupids bow) and it just makes the area where applied look illuminated, I love it. Although a little too heavy to use on my face daily as a primer, I have on some occasions managed to get away with using it mixed with my foundation, about one-third Strobe Cream to two-thirds foundation, any more just becomes too heavy for me. The effect is subtle but that's also what I like about it...you cannot tell anything has been applied, it just looks like you have naturally good radiant skin. And yes I did return to the MAC counter and purchase the full size product as soon as my sample pots were used up!
~ My Neiman Marcus Top 7 must-have list ~
(thought it might be useful to share my top 7 must-have beauty products of all time, focusing mainly on my purchases at Neiman Marcus)
1. Hair Loss Treatment: 'Divine Herbal' - Hair Oil
2. Eye Cream: 'Natura Bisse' - C+C Vitamin Eye Gel
3. Eyeliner: 'Chantecaille' – Luster Glide Eyeliner
4. Pigmentation + Anti-Aging Serum: 'Divine Herbal' - Facial Treatment Serum
5. Face Scrub: 'Sisley' - Botanical Gentle Buffing Cream
6. Face Mask: 'Peter Thomas Roth' – Pumpkin Enzyme Mask
7. Lip Balm: 'Nuxe' – Reve De Miel Lip Balm
Helped with my rosacea
Tam from Sweden
This product helped my rosacea! After application my face become smooth and I have tried so many creams and lotions that are for rosacea and nothing helped me. Could anyone know what it could be in this product that helps reduce it?
Amazing natural glow
Amazing natural glow from KY
I usually wear this with my moisturizer and it gives a very natural and subtle glow to my skin... the cream is light and is not very greasy. I have dry skin and this cream adds that hydration giving it a healthy skin glow!!
UltaChic73 from Nevada
Only tried it once. At first it left a natural glow on my skin. Next thing I notice are small bumps erupting on one side of my face. I could be wrong though. Perhaps, the product responds well to other skin types. Well most certainly not mine.
Amber from KY
I had an allergic reaction after using this product. It makes my entire face really itchy and leaves red dry blotches on my face. I do not recommend this product!
SMG from AZ
Beautiful glow for those days you don't want to wear makeup!
POPtartes from Colorado
Love strobe cream. Use it everyday before my M.A.C primer/foundation. MGT ❤️
SarahR3487 from Cleveland, Ohio
I've been using the original MAC Strobe cream for years, but now they are calling it "Pink light". I saw that the red light shade was on sale, and I figured how much different could it be? I was right, it looks pretty much identical on the skin. I love strobe cream! I wear it alone on no make up days, mixed w foundation, or as a primer underneath. It is such a great versatile product!
Julie from Irvine
This highlighter gives the best natural dewy look!! It also looks good mixed into foundation or just on top. I like to stack another highlighter on top if I want a more intense gleam. It definitely is not the most pigmented highlighter, but it is the most natural looking.
old lady who still cares from santa fe nm
creamy texture. non drying. excellent subtle highlighter. I use around my eyes and on my cheek bones. Makes me look like Norah O'Donnell.
Pinklite to Silverlite
nics from Milwaukee, WI
I used the original pinklite for years and liked it as it sits well under the prolongwear foundation. Recently switched to silverlite and feel it is a better match for my pale skin without enhancing the redness around my nose. Wish i knew about this tone sooner!
Can't do make up without it!
MidoriBear from Orange, CA
I use this before applying primer. It is perfect to brighten up my skin especially the triangle zone. I can't do make up without it.
Can't wear makeup without it
Hailey from NC
I have no earthly idea how I ever went without this! This strobe cream gives such a radiant and natural glow when worn under foundation and then touched up over the cheek bones! Since discovering it I can no longer wear makeup without it!
I would buy this product again.
N from Charlotte, NC
Use under foundation for a glow from within look.
Kathleen from Santa Cruz, CA
My skin tone is med. I've tried every highlighter ever made and nothing makes my skin look dewy fresh like this product. Thank you MAC for once again going the extra mile to create a superior product!
How did I live without this?
Rara from Indiana
I just ordered a full size after working thru a sample. This is a game changer, perfect on no-makeup makeup days or full glam. I adore it. Makes my skin look flawless.
Subtle glow and beautiful hydration
Whydoineedanickname from Tennessee
Mac is like that parent who tells you "everything in moderation." They formulate products in a very wearable way, nothing over the top. I trust this brand to never break me out, and that's obviously a huge deal. This strobe cream is going to give your skin beautiful hydration and a subtle glow. If you're looking for a liquid/cream highlighter to use under your makeup, this ain't it. There's a lot of those out there though. I really like this and it primes the skin very well for makeup application.
Glowy cream serum
TracyG from Orlando
Enjoying the product so far. I put it on first then a tinted moisturizer. It appears to glow and look dewy which is the look I was going for.
Best skin product I've bought in awhile
KB from Kansas City
I've used strobe cream everyday for about a month now and have never had so many compliments on my skin. I have combo skin, and I thought it might feel too heavy or make my face more oily towards the end of my day, but that couldn't be farther from the truth for me! Love how soft my skin is now and the glowy look it gives me