((Foundation)) Get ready for some sweatin’ – M.A.C. Pro LongWear

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Summer is among us, are you ready to whip out your water-proof (sweat-proof) and smudge-proof, 24 hour resistant makeup?

Before I try anything on my clients, I always test them out first (yes, I am the guinea pig, haha) to ensure that I can fully see the makeup finish before I apply t on your beautiful faces 🙂

M.A.C the super professional cosmetic brand (Canadian-born! PROUD) released its newest member in the Pro Longwear series. I can testify to its water-proof shielding power ( I had to wash my face two times LOL that’s how strong and durable this is).

The packaging is a slick and chic; portable and light to carry around.

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For $38 you get 25ml that will last you a long long long way.

I chose the colour NC 25; I recommend testing it out at the store before purchasing.

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The foundation texture is a little gel-like. It’s still fairly liquid and easy to spread but at the same it is thicker than your normal liquid foundation to provide higher coverage.

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Before makeup, the naked face:

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Again, uneven complexion tone, redness around cheeks and hyper-pigmentation around nose and corners of my mouth.

Next, let’s take a look at my side-profile ((sometimes I wonder how I muster the courage to put up such embarrassing pictures LOL)) but my goal is to provide you with real information and the true impact of the makeup- so… I am just going to be very honest and show you my “dark” side XD

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Before and after:

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Wow, isn’t this magical.

The sallowness is perfectly concealed and my cheeks look more supple. The discoloration is less visible so my face seem more lifted and radiant.

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Like any form of art, once you have a clean “canvas” you are ready to take out the colours! After foundation, I lightly powdered my face with CDP loose powder and applied light blush. Of course, do not forget to fill in those brows and some mascara :))

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You are ready to rock the world!

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Ta-da!!

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M.A.C Pro Longwear is great for this hot and humid weather; I have to say it does last quite a while – I went to work in this the makeup still look intact after 10 hours (no touch-up). My apologies for not taking pictures after work; I was tired and couldn’t wait to remove my makeup and jump into bed. Caution, beautifuls, you do have to spend some time to remove the foundation. I washed my face twice and cleansed with Bioderma Toner for a third time – just to make sure the face is clean and ready for bed like I am.

So far, I have not discovered and felt any adverse effect of the foundation – I have been using this for a week before sharing this secret weapon with you guys :)) But for course, we each have a different skin type and sensitivity so I still suggest trying it out before purchase.

I do recommend testing out MAC Pro Longwear for you summer ladies and gentlemen then get ready for the sun, beach and bikini!!

By, your beloved Makeup Artist xoxo

 

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