The new MAC Prep + Prime CC Colour Correct line, available now
GUUUURL, don’t even get me started about brighting products ’cause we’ll be here for days.
DAYS, I tell ya. Possibly even years.
I’m actually never not looking for something — anything — to give me an extra brightening lift. It’s one of my ongoing personal makeup missions.
When MAC’s new Prep + Prime CC Colour Correct line came out last week, I was intrigued! — but admittedly confused.
I wasn’t sure where to start… I mean, lavender powder? Yellow face lotion?
What gives? And what are they for?
I asked MAC Senior Artist Victor Cembellin, who I’ve known for a few years, about the new products, what they do, and the best ways to use ’em.
Hi, Victor! What can you tell me about these new Prep + Prime CC Colour Correct products? Should I be intrigued?
OK, so, essentially, what’s kind of awesome about these is that products like this have been on the market for many years, but what I like is that we’ve sort of re-worked them into something entirely new.
Prep + Prime Colour Correcting SPF 30, $30 each
Obviously, these are for adjusting skin tones. The CC is for “color correct,” but what’s exciting about them is that whereas in the past, there was this sort of mentality from the consumer of, like, if I grab this green cream and put it on top my red cheeks, everything’s going to be gone and Photoshopped and all that.
Adjust, a sheer apricot
I think what’s exciting about these particular products is how delicately we used the technology to our advantage to make them really workable, user friendly, and into something that actually does what it claims to do, which is to color correct the actual tones and the idiosyncrasies of the skin.
Recharge, a sheer apricot