March 2, 2010

Review : MAC Mineralized Skinfinish (MSF) in Gold Spill

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PRODUCT INFO from MAC:
A luxurious velvet-soft powder with high-frost metallic finish. Smoothes on: adds buffed-up highlights to cheeks and brows, or an overall ultra-deluxe polish to the face.

RETAIL PRICE: Around Php 1,500 (about $32) <- correct me if I'm wrong.
Bought this from Babyjap for a much cheaper price.

WEIGHT : 10 grams / 0.35 US oz.

SHADES : Available in several LE (limited edition) shades. Currently, MAC has 5:
> Sunny by nature - rich bronze w/ pink pearl
> Cheeky bronze - soft golden coral w/ bronze pearl
> Comfort - golden bronze
> Gold deposit - soft reflective golden-bronze
> Soft and Gentle - gilded peach bronze
> Gold Spill - Pink peach w/ warm brown and cream pearl (LE shade)

WHAT I LIKE:
* its multi-purpose! can be used as blush, bronzer and eyeshadow
* made of minerals
* love the dome shape (since this is baked)
* nice color pay-off; pigmented
* not too shimmery when applied
* MSF's are very lightweight on the face
* no allergies

WHAT I DON'T LIKE:
* MSF's are fragile! Do NOT drop this.
* messy - when I use a kabuki brush, the powder tends to scatter all over the compact.


TIPS:
Can be used alone or layered over blush (as contour powder). I always use this with NARS Orgasm blush. Thanks Babyjap for the tip! I prefer to use my Ecotools blush brush or angled blush brush to apply this.

ADDICTION FACTOR:
Yes, if the price is cheap.

RATING :
5 out of 5.

Swatch (click to enlarge)
MAC Mineralized Skinfinish in Gold Spill

Lovely peach-bronze color eh?!


Till next time,


5 comments:

Askmewhats said...

I have a feeling it won't look gorgeous on me, I don't like anything with gold specs talaga :) But it could just be on photos no? :) thanks for this

Liana said...

that looks sooo pretty!

jo.frougal said...

My, that IS nice. Hope you will do FOTD with this soon, it looks so pretty on the swatch I can't wait to see it in actual use.

herroyalbleakness said...

khymm, know what, everytime you put up a post, im always eager to see and FOTD... i dunno why. LOL, maybe because i know hoe these products you review would really flatter your pretty face.

anyway, i honestly want to eat msf's whenever i see em. it looks like melted sweet treats on a pan. it's yummy for our prettifying tasks too!

Khymm said...

@askmewhats - i love gold specks! hehe.. bat di mo gusto? I think it will also suit you coz we have the same skintone =)

@liana - thanks!

@ jo.frougal & herroyalbleakness - sorry I didnt post pic wearing this, I'm hiya kasi to post my face here kaya seldom talaga nangyayari na yun lOL

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