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The Best MAC Makeup Products

The Best Makeup Products from MAC

It’s been a while since I shared my favorite products from MAC. Back in 2014 I shared my 13 Favorite Products from MAC, and I’ve also shared Beauty Bloggers’ Favorite MAC Lipsticks. Today I want to share my current favorites, the best MAC makeup!

I still tend to stick with the basics from MAC. I have to admit that I find the continual release of new products to be a bit overwhelming! My look in general is more pretty and less super trendy, so the regular collection works well for me.

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The best products from MAC Cosmetics

Prep + Prime Fix+ Finishing Mist
At MAC or Nordstrom
This is really a must have for every beauty girl! You can use it as a setting mist, to refresh your makeup throughout the day. I’ll sometimes spray it on an eyeshadow brush before I then pick up product in the pan, this makes the shadow more intense and helps it last longer.

Pro Longwear Paint Pot (in Painterly)
At MAC or Nordstrom
You can use this cream makeup anywhere. Use it as a blush, a highlighter, even as a lipstick! The best known use really is as an eyeshadow or shadow primer. Painterly works for a lot of people, but look for one that goes well with your skin tone. Groundwork and Indianwood are also good options.

Mineralize Skinfinish (in Soft & Gentle)
At MAC or Nordstrom
This lightweight powder has just enough pretty shimmer to catch the light and make you look glowy!

217 Blending Brush
At MAC or Nordstrom
MAC has a lot of great makeup brushes, but the 217 is the one I use over and over. I have 3 of this brush, and I kind of want more…

Studio Fix Fluid
At MAC or Nordstrom
This is currently my favorite MAC foundation. It offers natural looking, buildable coverage. I love that!

Eyeshadow (in Jest)
At MAC or Nordstrom

Eye Shadow x9 (in Amber Times Nine)
At MAC or Nordstrom

Eye Shadow x15 (in Warm Neutral)
At MAC or Nordstrom

I’ve pictured a single shadow as well as a few different palettes here. I love MAC’s shadows, they really are the best out there in my opinion. They are well pigmented, are never powdery, and the quality of the palettes is just as good as the singles. You can also create your own palette with the panless pro singles. My favorite shades are Jest, Phloof, Satin Taupe, Tapestry, Wedge and Nylon.

Lipstick (in Aim for Gorgeous)
At MAC or Nordstrom
My favorites are Russian Red, Aim for Gorgeous, Brave and Hue. You can also check out Beauty Bloggers’ Favorite MAC Lipsticks

Eye Kohl (in Teddy)
At MAC or Nordstrom
This eyeliner is much like other liners, it smudges perfectly right after application but then stays put all day long. My favorite shade is definitely Teddy, an amazing dark brown with some flecks of gold-copper color.

Have I missed any of your MAC favorites?

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I’m a doctor, a mommy and a bit of a beauty addict. If you let me, I can take 2 hours to get ready in the morning. Really. I'm on a quest for faster beauty that works!

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  1. 7.14.17
    Jenna said:

    Teddy has been a long favorite of mine. But I’ve recently discovered Costa Riche, which is also a kohl eyeliner. It is a deeper brown, but it may have inched out my fave Teddy!

  2. 7.15.17
    Lauri Everlove said:

    Oh I have heard so many good things about Costa Riche… I think I’ll have to buy it

  3. 7.16.17
    Valerie said:

    I use and love most of these too. I need to try the two palettes though. They look great!
    The other MAC products I use regularly are the kohl pencil in Fascinating, lipstick in Sweetie,
    and Mineralize Skinfinish Natural in light.

  4. 9.18.18
    Erin said:

    Mac lipstick is the only lipstick i own. It’s just perfect imo but is it safe while nursing?

    Thank you!

    • 9.18.18
      15mins said:

      I don’t know of any lipsticks that aren’t safe while nursing.