Top 10 Best MAC Makeup Products in India: Prices & Reviews
MAC is every makeup lover’s dream come true. The brand is notorious for their price tag (which is increasing day by day) but we can’t object due to the quality it delivers. Maybe, this is why we don’t mind shelling out big bucks on their products. Choosing the best of MAC products is surely no cakewalk as they have an amazing makeup line with every makeup artist and celebrity vouching for it. Once you start using MAC products, you can never go back to any other brand. Today, we have listed the 10 best MAC Products in India with its reviews and prices so that you know just what to buy on your next visit to the store.
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1) MAC Lipsticks – Rs.1500 or $17.00 for 3 g
Ah! From where to start? MAC lipsticks are a total addiction. If you have tried one, you will eventually end up building a mammoth collection. From matte to glossy, shimmery to sheer – you name it and they have it all. They have atleast 7-8 finishes: Cremsheen, Matte, Retro Matte, Amplified, Frost, Glaze, Lustre and Satin. Every lipstick is a class apart and delivers saturated color and comfortable finish. Among the shades (which are infinite) the best shades for Indian and olive skin tones are Mehr, Ravishing, Cosmo, Ruby Woo, Russian Red, Lady Danger, Diva, Twig, Mocha, Relentlessly Red and Impassioned. Their lipsticks are easily the best MAC makeup products and a must have for every skin tone.
2) MAC Concealers
MAC has quite a few concealers in their kitty but the famous ones are the Pro Longwear Concealer, Studio Finish SPF 35 Concealer and Studio Conceal and Correct Palette. The Pro Longwear Concealer is liquid based which gives a medium to high coverage and lasts under the eyes without creasing for a long time. The Studio Finish SPF 35 Concealer is a cream based concealer which also delivers high coverage and blends smoothly on the skin. The best is the Studio Conceal and Correct Palette which is worth investing in. The palette comes in 4 variants (light, medium, medium-deep and dark) with 6 concealers each including color correctors and under eye brightener. All these concealers are crease free and long lasting. The MAC concealers are the top selling products by MAC
3) MAC Powder Blushes – Rs.1800 or $23.00 for 6 g
The MAC Powder Blushes are available in 48 shades which flatter a variety of skintones. The best shades for the Indian skin tone are Fleur Power, Desert Rose, Gingerly and Plum Foolery. They are packed in a round case packaging with a transparent lid and a sturdy frame. The texture is light weight and it doesn’t deposit a heavy amount of color but merely a flush to the cheeks that looks extremely natural. The MAC blushes blend into the skin like a dream and also lasts for a really long time. They are definitely a MAC makeup must have for beginners.
4) MAC Foundations
Just like the lipsticks, MAC has an extensive foundation range which is suitable for oily, dry, combination and normal skin types. Every foundation range also has a wide variety of shades and you would surely get a perfect match. The foundations are extremely good, packed with low to high coverage and ideal for everyday use or occasions, events and photography, basically catering to every requirement. In fact, not only liquid they also have powder foundation like the Studio Fix Powder Plus Foundation. Some of the best MAC foundations that we love and recommend are Studio Fix Fluid SPF 15, Studio Face and Body Foundation, Matchmaster SPF 15 Foundation, Pro Longwear Foundation & Mineralize Foundation and Full Coverage Foundation. Due to the sheer variety and extensive range, MAC Foundations are a total must have!
5) MAC Shimmery Mineralize Blush – Rs.2400 or $28.00 for 3.2 g
The MAC Mineralize Blushes are available in 11 shades. The best ones are Soft and Gentle and Warm Soul. Soft and Gentle is a champagne gold highlighter while Warm Soul is golden pearl highlighter. These so called blushes come in a round case packaging with baked top. The colors apply flawlessly on the cheeks and provide a healthy luminous glow with a flush of hue. It has a lightweight texture and the finish is between natural and luminous. They last for a good 8 hours on the cheeks and are a must have MAC makeup product.
5) MAC Pro Longwear Paint Pot – Rs.1850 or $22.00 for 5 g
This is an excellent eyemakeup base product from MAC and comes in a small tub packaging. They are available in 26 shades but the most famous one is Painterly which is a beige-neutral kind of color and is universally flattering. It helps to prime and conceal pigmented eyelids. They paint pots act like an eyeshadow base and help the eyeshadow stay put for a longer duration. The texture is slightly thick and thus you need a very little amount. All you have to do is blend it evenly on the lids and you are good to go. This is one of the best MAC products which should be on your list if you love eye makeup.
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7) MAC Pigments and Eyeshadows
MAC has a broad collection of finishes and shades when it comes to eyes makeup. Their most popular products are the pigments and the single eyeshadow. These pans are also available as refills and can be incorporated in a magnetic palette to create your own customized palette. The eyeshadows are soft and buttery in texture and blend seamlessly. It gives a rich and pigmented saturation of color. Some of the must have MAC eyeshadows are Sable, Patina, Nylon, Carbon, Mystery, Soft Brown and Woodwinked. You can also try their pigments which are basically loose powder eyeshadows with tones of glitter and shimmer. The best MAC pigments are Rose Gold, Copper and Vanilla.
8) MAC Fix+ – Rs.1650 or $23.00 for 100 ml
This is an aqua-spritz of vitamin and minerals, infused with a calm-the-skin blend of green tea, chamomile and cucumber, topped off with the fresh and energizing scent of Sugi. The product comes in a cylindrical spray bottle and the liquid is pretty much colorless. It is extremely good as a finishing spray and sets the makeup in place. Adding a slight dewiness to the face, it is the best MAC product 2016. You can also use this for priming the skin before makeup application and it helps the makeup last longer. It also soothes the skin and can also be used to wet eyeshadow brushes for higher intensity and longer application.
9) MAC 217 Blending Brush – $25.00
MAC has various brushes for lips, eyes and face but amongst all of them, the cult favorite is the 217 Blending Brush. It isn’t a very dupable brush and every MUA swears by it. 217 blends the eye shadows, especially on the crease so smoothly and flawlessly making it a total MAC must have. The brush has a flat edge, tapered top and a fluffy balance that makes it perfect for blending. The bristles are soft and smooth and wont poke the sensitive eye area at all. Although it is pricey but surely worth investing in. This is our top choice as the best MAC product.
10) MAC Brush Cleanser – $16.00 for 235 ml
The MAC Brush Cleanser comes in a transparent plastic bottle and the liquid is pinkish is color. All you need to do is pour some in a cloth or tissue and swirl the brushes to clean it immediately. It is formulated with disinfectant and cleanses the brushes easily and quickly. This is a great solution when you do not want to clean the brushes thoroughly to prolong the longevity but also use a clean one. The product leaves the brushes smelling fresh and clean and helps shorten their drying time. Great for travelling, it is definitely a great MAC product that is worth buying
We hope our list of 10 Best MAC Products in India was helpful. Now, ‘make-up’ your shopping list and go splurging!