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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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MACStrobe Cream
 
4.2

(based on 56 reviews)

80%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Goes on smoothly (13)
  • Moisturizes well (11)
  • Not greasy (11)
  • Absorbs quickly (6)
  • Smells great (6)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Daily use (10)
  • Deep moisturization (4)
  • Dryness (4)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Beauty conscious (7), Beauty expert (5), Survivalist / minimalist (3)

Reviewed by 56 customers

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5.0

Would buy again and again

By Laura from EP

from El Paso, TX

About Me Beauty Conscious

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Absorbs Quickly
  • Goes On Smoothly
  • Long Lasting
  • Moisturizes Well
  • Not Greasy
  • Smells Great

Cons

    Best Uses

    • After Shower/Bath
    • Daily Use
    • Deep Moisturization
    • Dryness

    Comments about MAC Strobe Cream:

    I use this on top of my moisturizer to give my skin extra hydration and that glow. I purchased the silver one, I have neutral fair skin and I love the way it looks. I apply this, then primer, and then foundation and the result is dewy healthy. Plus it smells great!

     
    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

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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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