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M·A·C Cosmetics Strobe Cream

Constantly being followed around by a lighting crew to mimic the perfect strobe effect isn't ideal—a girl can dream, though, right? This skincare-meets-makeup cream helps tired and dull skin look more luminous and achieve that coveted glow—no heavy equipment required. In fact, the vitamin-, green tea-, and botanical-enriched formula is so lightweight that it blends like a dream to give skin a subtle lit-from-within radiance. The Silverite shade gives lighter skin tones a silver sheen while Pinklite reflects a pink sheen on light to medium-dark skin tones. When worn under makeup, it creates a base for all the products layered on afterward. On days when you're feeling a little bit more low-maintenance, it can double as your moisturizer or you can layer over your favorite one for a soft luminescence.

M·A·C Cosmetics Strobe Cream
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I received MAC’s Strobe Cream Pinklite in BB’s Skin Multitaskers Discovery Kit. I applied the Strobe Cream (in lieu of my regular Clinique Pore Minimizer) after my moisturizer (Benefit’s Total Moisture) - and instead of a lovely pinklite shimmer - my skin turned red and splotchy! Red light!

Despite the initial redness, I completed my makeup routine just to see if there was a benefit to this primer. There was not. During the day my foundation became creasey and cakey - something I’ve never seen before because I wear liquid foundation, and don’t use a setting powder.

So MAC’s a no-go for me. Clinique’s Pore Minimizer continues to get the green light from me!

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not my fav
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I really had high hopes for this product but was disappointed when I used it. It left my cheeks feeling oily and it dint have that "highlighting" effect I thought it would.

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This made my skin look terrible. It gave it a pasty sheen and made it shiny. This is the second sample I've tossed of this product. Please don't send this again!

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dry
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I have dry sensitive skin. wanted this to work. It made my skin feel so dry that it felt like paper. It did make my face look "whiter" not brighter.(I am olive complexioned)

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Wasn’t a big fan of this
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Weird texture and left my skin feeling weird as well

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Did not like
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I didn’t really care for this product. I will not use this.

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Nothing special
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Won’t be purchasing, didn’t make much of difference.

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Bad smell
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Surprisingly bad chemical smell for a face product.

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Not cruelty free
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Not cruelty free, and I didn't see any difference in improvement in my skin or look.

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Not subtle
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I’m not into Mac, this products like their others are really heavy and cakey. Never gives the natural look always “fake and heavy”, just way too much

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