Everyone buys this to set their makeup, which I think it is okay for, nothing outstanding. The reason I love fix plus is for the other reasons most people don't know about. If you look cakey spay your face and it will take some of that look away. Also if you want to look more dewy this stuff can help with that. Next it is a good quick use to clean a brush, but not to replace your brush cleaning routine. So if your friend wants to use your brush and it is full of product this can help rinse it. Another reason why I like it is to make eye shadows more vibrant it helps bring the colors out more. But my most favorite reason to love this product, is you can make your eye shadows a liner. Need blue liner and your broke and you got some fix plus? no worries spray that liner brush and dip it in your shadow and you'll have liner!
For those that expect this to help your makeup last, look somewhere else as this is not a setting spray. It's great to add moisture to your face, sprayed on your brush to help foundation apply more smoothly, after you're done applying makeup to blend everything and take away the cakey look. This is a nice product but pricey just for some water and minerals. If you want a cheaper alternative, try the evian mineral water spray.
It's really herbal water
I have bottles of this stuff but only because I worked for MAC. I use it and it serves a great purpose when you want to take down the powdery look of someone makeup or you want to dampen your brush but seriously both things can be done with water for less money. I suggest the rose water that can be purchased at pathmark and/or wholefoods and other grocery stores.
i really do love fix + but the problem i have with it is that for the price you could simply mix glycerin and water together and get the same results. I love mac and I have so much of there stuff But this is good to set your makeup after your finished, spray on brush before touching pigments (or regular eye shadow) for longer wear and better application., or simply touch up the face.
Long Lasting Make Up Secret!
When I finally tried out this product I understood why everyone was raving about it. It sets make up incredibly well, takes away the cakey look leaving such an amazing flawless finish. And 12 hours later, my make up was still in place. ( I use it to set my Estee Lauder Double Wear foundation, it's such a winning combo. :) ) Love it, recommend it!
Im in LOVE. Can't do my foundation without it.
I'm in hell if I don't have my foundation set with my Mac Fix+! Its such a huge difference for me with dry skin. Whenever I do my foundation it always leaves that dry, "cakey", powdery feel to my face. With the Fix+, my foundation & powder sinks into my skin and gives me the perfect airbrushed, flawless, luminous look! It's DEF not just a water spray, there's some magic stuff in that bottle. I love it. I have a mini travel size when I want to freshen up my foundation & a full size for my everyday makeup routine.
Love in a bottle!
I love using this in the summer when I wear powder foundations or mineral powders. It sets my makeup in place, while again, taking away the made up look that powder products can give and instead giving it a more natural-satin finish. While it has an amazing scent, this product has not caused me to breakout in irritation which is rare for MAC products besides MSF. It also lasts a LONG time. I have used this about 3x a week since I got it in February and it still has about half a bottle left to it. = )
I discovered the benefits of this product while working at M.A.C. Often it is difficult to really see how dry a client's skin is until after you apply finishing powder. With Fix + there are no worries. It's a great finisher to any makeup application and leaves skin looking and feeling hydrated. I like using a powder foundation finished with Fix + for a flawless look. For a more dewy finish just apply more...good for before and/or after makeup application or simply worn alone. Everyone loves the smell of the rose water...very refreshing.
I've been wanting the FIX+ for ages, and when I finally got it, I was thrilled. The thing is, I use it for a lot of stuff. I prime my face, and set my makeup, I take away the powder-look, use it as a mixing medium for mineralized eye shadows, I refresh my face.. Pretty much everything you can use it for, I use it for. I love it. I understand why the hype, and I think it's a brilliant product. Yes, I probably could have gotten something a lot cheaper, but I didn't want to. I'm happy with this, and I'll definitely re-purchase it when I run out.