I said I’d give you a closer look at the MAC Studio Fix Perfecting Stick NW45 because never would I have thought to use a deep tone concealer as a bronzer. I went to get colour matched for the new foundation but totally had my head turned by this instead. With some posts you have to keep personal preference out of it – if all I wrote about was things that suit me alone, I’d soon run out of things to say. But, in this instance, I really don’t like shimmer bronzers and creme bronzers are quite hard to find. Powders often don’t work that favourably on older skin and I just don’t like the feel of it on my skin. I’m also not an extreme bronzer, nor a contourer: all I want is something very simple, no bells and whistles, to just give my overall look a summery, healthy tone.
In the swatch, I’ve diffused it down with an oval brush on my arm just as I do on my cheeks. I’ve left it slightly deeper than I would usually wear it, but it’s so versatile that you can have a ‘touch of’ or more. I literally just run my oval brush over the top of the stick and then take it straight to my skin. I’m so happy with this find – shown to me by a MAC Senior Artist – and would 100% recommend for anyone who wants more control than powder and blush can provide, good diffusion and no dry feeling. It’s HERE.
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