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The MAC Studio Fix range is a mainstay in the beauty world. The foundation is a coveted product by makeup artists around the world. MAC Studio Fix Powder Plus Foundation was the very first product that I used from MAC and I still buy this product regularly and use it to “touch up” when I need to.
MAC just expanded the Studio Fix foundation collection to include an unprecedented 60 shades of Studio Fix Fluid, 53 shades of Studio Fix Powder Plus Foundation; they expanded the Studio Fix Conceal and Correct Palette and Studio Fix Perfecting Powder in 9 shades and has launched two new products that I am SO excited about.
First up there is the new MAC Studio Fix 24-Hour Smooth Wear Concealer, which is available in 34 shades. This newbie is what a concealer is supposed to be. No fluff, no huge marketing or fancy names; it goes back to basics and what we all know and love about the MAC Studio Fix products.
MAC also is bringing us 2 new all-in-one Sculpt and Shape Contour Palettes and you are going to want the one correctly matched for your shading. I am going to feature these palettes in a separate post.
MAC Studio Fix 24-Hour Smooth Wear Concealer is so impressive. Not only does it come in 34 shades from NC 10 to NC 55 and NW 10 - NW 55, it offers completely full coverage with an oh-so-natural finish that looks like your skin. It is comfortable to wear, flexible and moves with the skin. It does not settle into fine lines or cake up whatsoever.
I have not experienced any creasing when wearing MAC Studio Fix Concealer, just beautiful coverage that lasts.
MAC Studio Fix 24-Hour Smooth Wear Concealer claims to last 24-hours. I have not tested it that long, but this concealer has lasted and looked and felt beautiful under my eyes and where I placed it for a bit of highlighting and coverage all day, over 16 hours. As I said, it did not settle, felt breathable and flexible, looked natural, did not crack or crease or settle. MAC Studio Fix Concealer is what a concealer is supposed to be. It is not thick or heavy, yet gets the job done.
The only thing that I have noticed is that the shades are a bit lighter than I would expect; I am thinking this might be purposeful? I am normally NC30 in foundation, so I would select NC20 for concealer. NC20 is too light of a shade for me, so NC30 is my perfect shade of concealer. I am thinking MAC made the concealer to correspond with your foundation shade. I suggest moving up a shade or going with your foundation shade for concealer and NOT selecting a lighter shade for concealer, as they are a bit lighter than expected. If you can get to a MAC store or counter, I think that would be best to select your initial shade.