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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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Not a girl who wears a lot of makeup. This was perfect for a little glow without being heavy on those hot summer days.

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alright
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it was alright. i didn’t like the smell. but it was okay. i feel like it made me break out actually now that i think abut it

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Eh.
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Fine but not great. Mac is not Cruelty free and I don’t like that

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Oily
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Left my skin oily after use. Definitely could not use alone because my face would shine so much

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using it right?
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I'm not 100% sure if im using this right, but the way I am it makes my skin look "glowy" .. my husbands words...

5
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Red Light!

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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Strobe cream

Awesome stuff! I absolutely love this stuff I use as a highlighter and sometimes I mix with my foundation to give a beaming look.

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ewww
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tooo shiny! tooo dewy! I hate looking like im sweating! i live in the desert its not cute its gross

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Mac Strobe Cream Hydratant
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I have not found a Mac product I didn’t like yet! It makes my face feel so vibrant and hydrated. Dottie

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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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