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Studio Waterweight SPF 30 Foundation

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Studio Waterweight SPF 30 Foundation

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1.0 oz Item 2510609

Color:NW13

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Introducing an innovative foundation that delivers colour in an ultra-fluid, elastic gel-serum formula. With a virtually weightless feel, this formula is extraordinarily comfortable, lasting for hours. With stay-true colour and sheer medium buildable coverage, it softly blurs imperfections such as pores and fine lines, while also controlling oil. The addition of Moisture-Fusion Complex provides immediate and all-day hydration, leaving skin feeling quenched and silky to the touch. The unique dropper provides you with a drop of perfection.

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Apply to face using a sponge or foundation brush, then blend with fingers, sponge, or brush.
Octinoxate 5.0%, Titanium Dioxide 3.1%, Zinc Oxide 2.1% Water / Aqua / Eau, Methyl Trimethicone, Phenyl Trimethicone, Silica, Butyloctyl Salicylate, Dimethicone, Neopentyl Glycol Diheptanoate, C12-15 Alkyl Benzoate, Butylene Glycol, Dimethicone Silylate, Lauryl PEG-9 Polydimethylsiloxyethyl Dimethicone, Ethylhexyl Palmitate, Glycerin, Polysilicone-11, Citrullus Vulgaris (Watermelon) Fruit Extract, Sodium Hyaluronate, Lecithin, Pyrus Malus (Apple) Fruit Extract, Lens Esculenta (Lentil) Fruit Extract, Glycine Soja (Soybean) Protein, Litchi Chinensis Seed Extract, Laminaria Saccharina Extract, PEG-10 Dimethicone, Tocopheryl Acetate, Methicone, Trimethylsiloxysilicate, Sodium PCA, Sodium Lactate, Thermus Thermophillus Ferment, Triethyl Citrate, Laureth-7, Silica Dimethyl Silylate, Polymethylsilsesquioxane, Magnesium Aluminum Silicate, Xanthan Gum, Dimethicone / PEG-10 / 15 Crosspolymer, Sodium Chloride, Dextrin, Triethoxycaprylylsilane, Disteardimonium Hectorite, Caprylyl Glycol, Hexylene Glycol, Polyglutamic Acid, Zinc Stearate, Disodium EDTA, Phenoxyethanol, Potassium Sorbate, Sodium Dehydroacetate. May Contain: Mica, Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891), Iron Oxides (CI 77491), Iron Oxides (CI 77492), Iron Oxides (CI 77499).

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MACStudio Waterweight SPF 30 Foundation
 
4.0

(based on 48 reviews)

76%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to apply (33)
  • Lightweight (32)
  • Blends well (30)
  • Goes on smoothly (28)
  • Long-lasting (21)

Cons

  • Poor coverage (7)
  • Pricey / poor value (6)
  • Causes breakouts (4)
  • Doesn't stay on (3)

Best Uses

  • Light to medium coverage (35)
  • Normal skin (16)
  • Dry skin (13)
  • Mature skin (7)
  • Acne-prone or oily skin (6)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Brand buyer (23), Budget shopper (12)

Reviewed by 48 customers

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5.0

LOVE this product!

By MJ

from New Brunswick NJ

About Me Budget Buyer

Pros

  • Blends Well
  • Easy To Apply
  • Goes On Smoothly
  • Good Pigmentation
  • Lightweight
  • Matte Finish

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Dry Skin
    • Light To Medium Coverage
    • Mature Skin

    Comments about MAC Studio Waterweight SPF 30 Foundation:

    This product is so worth the money! Its a build-able foundation, so it goes on light at first but once I put on another layer, it looked great! It appears light and never cakey. Great for a mature complexion, like mine. I will buy again & again,

     
    5.0

    Just finished a bottle

    By MrsBaker

    from Ohio

    Comments about MAC Studio Waterweight SPF 30 Foundation:

    I have no complaints about the formula for this foundation at all. It took me a year (I don't wear it every single day) but I just finished an entire bottle of this recently and decided to try the Mineralize Moisture foundation next in the same shade.

    If you've ever tried that one, this is similar but thinner and a little more sheer. It also has more SPF than Mineralize Moisture although it def does not feel like a sunscreen. Good for dry / normal skin and I like the dropper. It's easier to control how much you use.

     
    4.0

    Love this lightweight foundation!

    By Courtney

    from Texas

    Comments about MAC Studio Waterweight SPF 30 Foundation:

    I love this foundation for its ability to build upon itself, offering the exact amount of coverage I need for the day!

     
    4.0

    Good Buy!

    By Carolina D

    from Buford, GA

    Pros

    • Blends Well
    • Easy To Apply
    • Goes On Smoothly
    • Lightweight

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Light To Medium Coverage

      Comments about MAC Studio Waterweight SPF 30 Foundation:

      This foundation is very beautiful on the skin. It has a nice dewy finish and is quite long lasting. I find this foundation works best paired with the Hourglass Mineral Veil Primer and set with the MAC Mineralize Skinfinish Natural powder. This is my go to everyday foundation and it never settles in my smile lines which is a huge plus!

       
      5.0

      Perfect for Problem Skin!!

      By Summer

      from Oklahoma

      About Me Brand Buyer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Blends Well
      • Easy To Apply
      • Goes On Smoothly
      • Good Pigmentation
      • Lightweight
      • Long-Lasting

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Acne-Prone or Oily Skin
        • Light To Medium Coverage

        Comments about MAC Studio Waterweight SPF 30 Foundation:

        I have acne scarring and uneven skin tone. I don't like heavy, matte makeup because it can settle into scarring and often looks dull and flat. While the coverage of this makeup is light, I find that it evens out my skin tone really well! It looks luminous all day, applies so evenly, and gives me more of the natural, glowing look I prefer.

         
        5.0

        I loved this product

        By Kate

        from Saint Cloud, MN

        About Me Budget Buyer

        Pros

        • Blends Well
        • Easy To Apply
        • Goes On Smoothly
        • Lightweight
        • Long-Lasting
        • Matte Finish

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Acne-Prone or Oily Skin
          • Dry Skin
          • Light To Medium Coverage
          • Normal Skin

          Comments about MAC Studio Waterweight SPF 30 Foundation:

          Eco foundation brush, don't need much foundation so it has great coverage. So light!

           
          5.0

          My go-to foundation!

          By Josephene Bella

          from Dallas Texas

          About Me Brand Buyer

          Pros

          • Blends Well
          • Buildable
          • Goes On Smoothly
          • Hydrating
          • Lightweight

          Cons

          • Settles into lines when worn w/out powder
          • Takes a while to dry

          Best Uses

          • Dry Skin
          • Light To Medium Coverage
          • Normal Skin

          Comments about MAC Studio Waterweight SPF 30 Foundation:

          I have fair skin and freckles, and I've been looking for a foundation that is sheer enough to show my freckles, but I can still build it up to cover up redness/blemishes. When I went into the store the attendant was super helpful and shade matched me perfectly. This is one of the only foundations I've tried that doesn't accentuate dryness/flakiness. It makes my skin look so dewy and beautiful, and ever since I started using it I've gotten so many compliments on how my skin looks! What I will say is that it does take a little while to dry down, but it is pretty long wearing. Overall a beautiful foundation, very dewy, but I wouldn't recommend if you have super oily skin.

          (1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

           
          1.0

          Absolute Worst

          By Mac

          from Detroit

          Comments about MAC Studio Waterweight SPF 30 Foundation:

          This foundation is the worst I have ever used. It looks cakey, smells bad, and never fully dries down. Even with setting powder it clung to my hair and moved around on my face (I have dry skin). It made my skin crawl and I immediately had to get it off of my face. I definitely do not recommend this product.

          (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          4.0

          Lightweight and long lasting

          By Halloween bride

          from Washington

          About Me Budget Buyer

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy To Apply
          • Lightweight
          • Long-Lasting

          Cons

          • Pricey / Poor Value

          Best Uses

          • Light To Medium Coverage

          Comments about MAC Studio Waterweight SPF 30 Foundation:

          Went into the store with fiance and didn't know where to start as I hadn't wore any makeup except mascara in about 2 years. The sales associate was very helpful and understood that I wasn't looking for anything over the natural look and showed me what would be the best match for what I was looking for. And every subsequent time I have gone into the store she remembers me.

          (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          4.0

          Perfect Coverage!

          By Amanda

          from Indiana

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Blends Well
          • Easy To Apply
          • Goes On Smoothly
          • Good Pigmentation
          • Lightweight

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Light To Medium Coverage

            Comments about MAC Studio Waterweight SPF 30 Foundation:

            I was really looking for a medium coverage foundation because my full coverage made me look too "cakey." This is nice and smooth. The only thing with this foundation is that it smudges or wipes away easily. This is the type of foundation you keep in your purse to reapply after dinner.

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            • Q:

              Hello I use it cosmetics in light and light neutral in tarte shape tape foundation. I have a light to medium complex (winter/summer) with pink and yellow undertones. Which said would best suit me in Mac lightweight spf 30? Thank you
              Asked on 4/23/2018 by Michelle from Columbus Ohio

              1 answer

              • Brand Expert

                A:

                We're glad to help, Michelle! We suggest NC25 as your colour in MAC Studio Waterweight SPF 30 Foundation based on your current shade and formula.

                Answered on 4/24/2018 by Brand Expert from MAC
            • Q:

              What color is the closest match to Too Faced Born This Way foundation in Light Beige.
              Asked on 4/19/2018 by Alex from Saginaw, MI

              1 answer

              • Brand Expert

                A:

                Take a look at NC25 or if that looks a tad light, try NC30, Alex.

                Answered on 4/19/2018 by Brand Expert from MAC
            • Q:

              what shade should I get, I wear urban decay naked 4.0, thank you!
              Asked on 4/16/2018 by MD411 from undisclosed

              1 answer

              • Brand Expert

                A:

                We recommend NC25 as your shade in MAC Studio Waterweight SPF 30 Foundation for a perfect match.

                Answered on 4/17/2018 by Brand Expert from MAC
            • Q:

              Is this product non comedogenic?
              Asked on 4/7/2018 by Bella from US

              1 answer

              • Brand Expert

                A:

                Hi Bella! MAC uses the term "non-acnegenic." If a product is non-acnegenic, it has undergone clinical testing by a board certified dermatologist and was determined not to increase the number of or worsen acne lesions.

                MAC Studio Waterweight SPF 30 Foundation is non-acnegenic.

                Answered on 4/7/2018 by Brand Expert from MAC
            • Q:

              Is this product waterproof?
              Asked on 4/7/2018 by Bella from US

              1 answer

              • Brand Expert

                A:

                MAC Studio Waterweight SPF 30 Foundation is not waterproof, but is a long wearing formula.

                Answered on 4/7/2018 by Brand Expert from MAC
            • Q:

              Does this product oxide?
              Asked on 3/30/2018 by Bella from US

              1 answer

              • Brand Expert

                A:

                We're glad you asked, Bella. MAC Studio Waterweight SPF 30 Foundation is perfect for all skin types. It offers all-day wear and sheer to medium coverage in stay-true colour. We think you'll be thrilled with the results!

                Answered on 4/1/2018 by Brand Expert from MAC
            • Q:

              My skin tone is neutral and I wear NW25 pro longwear concealer. What shade in studio lightweight foundation best matches?
              Asked on 3/25/2018 by Lys from New York, NY

              1 answer

              • Brand Expert

                A:

                The shades for these formulas run similar, so we suggest NW25 as your colour in MAC Studio Waterweight SPF 30 Foundation, Lys.

                Answered on 3/25/2018 by Brand Expert from MAC
            • Q:

              I used Mac Lightful tinted Radiance Booster in color Dark but want to buy this Mac Waterweight Foundation for the SPF factor 30. What color should I buy?
              Asked on 3/11/2018 by AliCom from Naples, FL

              1 answer

              • Brand Expert

                A:

                We're glad to help! We suggest NC45 as your shade in MAC Studio Waterweight SPF 30 Foundation based on your current colour.

                Answered on 3/12/2018 by Brand Expert from MAC
            • Q:

              Shade match
              Asked on 2/25/2018 by Jodi from Texas

              1 answer

              • Brand Expert

                A:

                We're happy to assist with a shade match in MAC Studio Waterweight SPF 30 Foundation, Jodi! Please let us know which prior colour and formula you've worn so we can suggest a comparable shade for you.

                Answered on 2/25/2018 by Brand Expert from MAC
            • Q:

              This might sound like a really dumb question but how do you put foundation on with a dropper?
              Asked on 2/19/2018 by Jodi jo from US

              1 answer

              • Brand Expert

                A:

                That's a great question, Jodi! We suggest using the dropper on MAC Studio Waterweight SPF 30 Foundation directly onto your makeup brush, sponge, or hands before applying. What's unique about this is that you can control just how much product you're using at a time. Let us know what you think!

                Answered on 2/20/2018 by Brand Expert from MAC
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