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Say Hello to your Best Complexion with MAC Skincare

Say Hello to your Best Complexion with MAC Skincare
Team LF
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You may know MAC for its unrivalled makeup products, but behind the cult face of the brand lies a selection of skincare treats to leave your complexion glowing and healthy.

With a range of cleansers, moisturisers and eye care, there is something for every skin type and concern, so come in and take a look inside the lookfantastic x MAC skincare bar...

MAC Makeup Removers

The MAC Makeup Removers have been designed to remove even the most stubborn and waterproof makeup. Enriched with a blend of vitamins and hydrating ingredients, each cleanser has been formulated to give you your best skin yet.

  • Cleanse Off Oil - Oil based cleansers are super fashionable in the beauty world thanks to their ability to attract dirt, oil and impurities to leave your skin clean and clear. This one from MAC is enriched with a unique blend of oils including, Evening Primrose, Wheat Germ, Jojoba and Olive, alongside Vitamin E to nourish and soften the skin as it cleanses.
  • Gently Off Eye And Lip Makeup Remover - The skin on your eyes and lips is one of the thinnest areas on your body and therefore needs careful attention. This remover from MAC contains Cucumber Fruit Extract to soothe irritation, while Rose Flower Water helps to nourish. Removing your makeup, it's both ophthalmologist and allergy tested, making it suitable for even the most sensitive of eyes.
  • Green Gel Cleanser - This foaming gel is perfect for oily and combination skin types thanks to its sebum controlling formula. Cucumber and Algae Extracts help to soothe irritated skin and keep your complexion comfortable and clean. As it's alcohol-free, it won't irritate your skin, yet will help to keep it mattified and free from breakouts.
  • Pro Eye Makeup Remover- For stubborn and waterproof mascara, there's no other cleanser more effective than MAC's Pro Eye Makeup Remover. It will even remove your MAC Paint and liquid eye liner products to leave your skin completely clear and clean. It's enriched with Cucumber Extract to soothe the eyes so they don't feel irritated as you remove your makeup.
  • Cleansing Wipes - For on the go cleansing, and post-gym workouts, the MAC Cleansing Wipes are an absolute beauty essential. The fabric feels silky soft and glides over the skin to remove makeup, dirt and impurities and leave your skin clean ready for your next cleanse later in the day.

MAC Moisturisers

  • Complete Comfort Crème - If you have particularly sensitive or dehydrated skin in need of some attention, try MAC's Complete Comfort CrèmeEnriched with Kukui Nut Oil and Kola Seed Extract, the moisturiser helps to reduce irritation on the skin and provide immediate hydration to parched complexions. The addition of Wheat Germ and Barley Extracts help to fortify the skin's natural barrier to help keep it protected through all weather and environmental elements.
  • Oil Control Lotion - This is a great product to follow the Green Gel Cleanser if you have particularly oily or combination skin. The moisturiser works by helping to control oil on the skin's surface, so that your complexion remains mattified and shine-free throughout the day. To help keep your skin hydrated without becoming oily, the moisturiser contains a blend of ingredients that attract water and keep your complexion plumped-up and healthy.
  • Studio Moisture Cream - For those with severely dry or mature skin, the Studio Moisture Cream will become your new beauty best friend. Formulated with Coconut and Algae Extracts, the cream nourishes the skin and reduces dehydration within its cells. It also contains a blend of botanical extracts and Passionfruit to keep the skin fortified and healthy, while Sodium Hyaluronate provides the burst of moisture parched complexions need.
  • Studio Moisture Fix SPF 15 - This moisturiser is brilliant to use in the summer months, when you want your skin to have a little extra protection in addition to a suncream. The hydrating formula absorbs instantly and doesn't leave any greasy or sticky residue behind, instead shielding your skin from environmental aggressors and leaving it protected and healthy.
  • Fast Response Eye Cream - This is your emergency eye product when you need to decrease puffiness in a flash. Formulated with optical diffusers, the cream helps to minimise the appearance of dark circles and fine lines, while a blend of botanical extract soothe to reduce puffiness.

MAC Lightful  Skincare

The Lightful Skincare collection from MAC has been formulated to brighten and add luminosity to dulling, fatigued and dehydrated complexions.

  • C 2-in-1 Tint and Serum - Formulated with a unique dual-chamber, the C 2-in-1 contains a powerful serum and lightweight tint to help combat all elements of dullness and skin fatigue. Made with Vitamin C, alongside Cucumber and Apple Extracts, the products instantly brighten and counteract dark spots and uneven skin tone, to reveal the most beautiful luminosity.
  • Lightful C Cleanser - This creamy cleanser is perfect for dulling complexions that need an instant hit of radiance. Formulated with Cucumber, Green Tea Leaf and Grape, which work to improve skin clarity, the cleanser also contains Murumuru Seed Butter to moisturise and hydrate. One of the biggest causes of fatigued skin is dryness, so counteracting this will help to instantly improve your skin tone.
  • Lightful C Essence - This lightweight gel is brilliant for brightening and improving the appearance of your skin. Japanese Seaweed helps to shield the skin from environmental aggressors as it protects against free radical damage, while Squalane adds essential moisture and hydration into parched skin.
  • Lightful C Tinted Cream SPF 30 - If you want a moisturiser with a hint of colour to wear in the daytime, the Lightful C Tinted Cream is perfect. Helping to correct pigmentation issues and an uneven skin tone, the cream works to both hydrate and lightly conceal. It also has an SPF 30, shielding skin against both UVA and UVB rays, to keep it healthy and youthful.
  • Lightful C Moisture Cream - This brightening moisturiser contains MAC's exclusive Marine Bright Technology, which improves radiance and clarity in the skin. A blend of botanicals and vitamins work to hydrate, reduce the appearance of pigmentation and improve complexion luminosity through regular use, so that your skin tone appears more even, glowing and healthy.
  • Lightful C Softening Lotion - If you are looking for a lightweight yet super hydrating moisturiser, the Lightful C Softening Lotion is for you. Made with Green Tea Leaf to brighten and protect the skin, the lotion also contains a blend of Silk Powder and eight Amino Acids to condition and nourish complexions in need of care. This is a great one to use everyday to enhance your skin's bright appearance.
  • Lightful C Vibrancy Eye - If you suffer with dark circles or pigmentation beneath the delicate eye area, the Lightful C Vibrancy Eye is perfect to add into your skincare routine. Formulated with Vitamin C to brighten, Phytosphingosine to strengthen weak capillaries and reduce dark circles, Red Algae Extract to soothe, and Caffeine to energise and aid lymphatic drainage, the cream is the perfect beauty tool to get your eyes wide awake and wonderful.

MAC Mineralize Skincare

  • Mineralize Charged Water Cleanser - If you like the no-rinse formula of face wipes, but like something that feels a little more cleansing, MAC's Mineralize Charged Water Cleanser is perfect. Formulated with MAC's exclusive Mineral Complex, enriched with Diamond Powder, the cleanser is full of energy; replacing lost moisture and keeping your skin glowing. It's best to remove lightweight makeup, so if you've used waterproof or heavy cosmetics, opt for a second cleanse.
  • Mineralize Charged Water Eye Concentrate - When you're tired and fatigued, your eyes can be the first parts of your body to show the signs. Keeping the skin under your peepers hydrated is essential to minimising dark circles, fine lines and wrinkles. MAC's Water Eye Concentrate contains a mineral-enriched complex to moisturise, de puff and keep your eyes looking their best.
  • Mineralize Charged Water Face and Body Lotion - If you suffer from dehydrated or dry skin on your body, nothing will hydrate more than MAC's Face and Body Lotion. The lightweight cream is free from colour and fragrance, making it suitable for even sensitive skin types, and can be mixed with MAC's Essential Oils collection for a boost of energy or to add a delicate and uplifting scent.
  • Mineralize Charged Water Moisture Gel - This unique light gel cream instantly absorbs into the skin for immediate hydration, making it perfect to use when your skin is in need of a boost of moisture. Diamond Powder helps to supercharge the moisturiser with ions, helping to increase the energy levels in the skin and replenish lost hydration. Infused with MAC's Multi-Mineral Complex, which contains a blend of Magnesium, Potassium and Zinc, the cream boosts the skin's nutrient level and works to keep it glowing, healthy and gorgeous.
  • Mineralize Time Check Lotion - This moisturiser is perfect if you have radiance, or ageing skin concerns thanks to its ability to strengthen the skin's barrier, improve its brightness and reduce the appearance of wrinkles. Formulated with MAC's Multi-Mineral Complex and Charged Water Technology, the cream helps to keep skin hydrated and healthy, and thanks to its gel formulation, it feels cooling on the skin as soon as you apply.
  • Mineralize Volcanic Ash Exfoliator - Volcanic rock is well known for its detoxifying abilities thanks to its mineral rich formula, which helps to reduce oil on the skin, and therefore minimise breakouts. Sugar Crystals present in the formula also help to exfoliate the skin so impurities are drawn out and dead cells are removed to promote a healthy and glowing complexion.

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