MAC recently launched its first ever cushion foundation, the Matchmaster Shade Intelligence Compact. The foundation itself is not new as the liquid version of Matchmaster first debuted in 2011.

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MAC claims that this:
– provides instant hydration
– controls oil
– instantly blurs lines and wrinkles
– instantly reduces appearance of pores
– long-wearing, eight hours
– oil-free
– provides stay-true colour
– non-caking, non-streaking and non-settling
– sweat- and humidity-resistant
– water-resistant

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I have tried out the Lancome Cushion Compact Foundation and loved it because it was hydrating and very light on the skin. The MAC compact is matte and this makes it a perfect addition to my makeup kit

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What I really love about this foundation is how true-to-skin it is. This foundation was light and felt like my own skin. The fact that it sets matte makes me happy because I have combination skin and dealing with foundations that slip around is not fun.

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The cushion is easy to use and the product come out well. I love how pigmented the formulation is. It gives a good medium – full coverage and it very buildable.

I love the MAC Shade Intelligence Compact. I was worried that it wouldn’t be good but I was pleasantly surprised about it.

Here is a look I created with it on Instagram (follow me for more looks like this)

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If you are interested in trying out the MAC Matchmaster Foundation Formula (but not in a compact), you can get the original bottle foundation HERE

Have you ever used this foundation before? Tell me what you think in the comments below!

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