MAC Studio Radiance Moisturizing + Illuminating Silky Primer Review

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MAC Studio Radiance Moisturizing + Illuminating Silky Primer
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MAC have just launched a brand new primer for 2022 and it’s all about dewy, hydrated skin. Here’s the lowdown on MAC Studio Radiance Moisturizing + Illuminating Silky Primer.

What is MAC Studio Radiance Moisturizing + Illuminating Silky Primer?

MAC Studio Radiance Moisturizing + Illuminating Silky Primer
MAC Studio Radiance Moisturizing + Illuminating Silky Primer
  • Makeup primer designed to achieve a dewy, radiant glow
  • Lightweight formula melts into the skin
  • Infused with hyaluronic acid to boosts skin hydration over 8 hours
  • Smooths and illuminates the skin
  • Creates a smooth base for foundation
  • Suitable for all skin types
  • Will not clog pores

Before and After Photos

I took some quick before and after photos because I thought they would be handy to see the immediate effect on the skin.

mac studio radiance moisturizing illuminating silky primer review before
Before
mac studio radiance moisturizing illuminating silky primer review after
After

My Review of MAC Studio Radiance Moisturizing + Illuminating Silky Primer

MAC Studio Radiance Moisturizing + Illuminating Silky Primer
MAC Studio Radiance Moisturizing + Illuminating Silky Primer

I’m not a big user of primers but I was really keen to try this out because I absolutely love a dewy skin finish and also really enjoy adding in an extra layer of Hyaluronic Acid if I can.

The texture of MAC Studio Radiance Moisturizing + Illuminating Silky Primer is really nice. It has almost balmy quality that melts into the skin and feels really nourishing and cushiony.

MAC Studio Radiance Moisturizing + Illuminating Silky Primer
MAC Studio Radiance Moisturizing + Illuminating Silky Primer

It has a lovely illuminating effect and makes skin looks really juicy and plump. It actually looks lovely on its own so would be great for no makeup days as well as a primer.

Application Video

MAC Studio Radiance Moisturizing + Illuminating Silky Primer Video Demo

Most of the foundations I have been using recently have pretty long wear, so it hard to tell if it extends wear. I do think it really helps with smooth application and everything glides on top effortlessly.

If you have a foundation that’s on the more matte end of the scale, like the new Estee Lauder Double Wear Sheer, it will absolutely make it more dewy and glowy without upsetting the wear time. It will be perfect if you have a foundation you like the performance of, but just want it to glow a little more.

Also, I had a little play with tapping it on top of foundation on the high points for a really natural looking glow, and it looks lovely. Just be careful to press and tap, rather than rub so that you don’t upset the makeup underneath.

Where to buy it

MAC Studio Radiance Moisturizing + Illuminating Silky Primer is £28 and available now via the following links:

Ree

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