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Blot Pressed Powder by MAC

Blot Pressed Powder

staying power(48)
color accuracy(4)
Variation: DARK
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Top Reviews

staying power


this colour is perfect and stays matte all day

- Debenhams User

its a perfect touch up,and its very long lasting

- M·A·C User



no heavy feel or overly-powdered look

- M·A·C User

perfect for touch up's later in the day without looking heavy - add it to your make up bags ladies

- Debenhams User

color accuracy

doesn't oxidize

forget oily shine and make up color changes throughout the day

- M·A·C User

lightweight and won't change the color of your foundation

- Macy's User


blends well

it doesn't leave any streaky marks it actually makes the make up you already have on blend, removes all shine and looks like you have just put all of your make up on from fresh

- Maccosmetics User

this powder blends in well and is perfect for touch ups throughout the day

- Macy's User

under eye

good for under eye

i got it in light,and i love the color,its not too noticeable but i when i puff some on my cheeks and under my eyes my face looks so shine free,flawless, beautiful and bright

- M·A·C User

i also use pro long wear concealer under my eye and on my cheeks

- Maccosmetics User



it's a must for a smooth finish on your face

- Macy's User

blots, and skin feels lovely and silky after

- Debenhams User


no flashback

it helps blot away the oil so i'm not shinning like a flashlight, without a heavy makeup look

- Macy's User

no white cast at all, and stays put for a while

- M·A·C User

pore minimizing

not pore minimizing

firstly it makes your face really white and powdery looking and it makes my open pores on my nose look worse than before

- Maccosmetics User

sometime i dont put makeup on my nose because it just ends up looking a mess by the end of the day due to oily skin, but even when i dont use makeup on my nose & just use this it makes my nose look patchy and my pores look bigger than they were

- Maccosmetics User
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Macy's userJune 15, 2011

I wouldn't recommend this for acne-prone skin

Because I don't want to start off on a negative note, lets talk about the pros. It doesn't look cakey plus it's very sheer when used properly. If you pack on too much to your face, you will end up looking really ashy. It does what it says... controls oil. I did not have to blot my face for five whole hours! I was speechless because usually after two hours or so my face would begin to get shiney. Also, I love the packaging. It has a decent sized mirror and its portable. Now the the cons, or con shall I say. I returned this product the day after I bought it because it made my face break out. My skin was finally clearing up (I had two pimples on my chin which were hardly noticable) and now new ones have reappeared. I did not change any of my make-up or changed my skincare routine. It was only until I bought this product that my skin went back to breaking out again. So with that being said, I would avoid using this product if you have acne-prone skin. It would be a fantastic powder if only it were better formulated. This blot powder is for those who have normal skin with occassional breakouts... not people with acne-prone skin. Take it from me, it's not worth risking a breakout. <span class="shop__a pd-reviews__expand-link pd-reviews__translate-span" data-hide="-5924370967201935330-full" data-show="-5924370967201935330-short" jsaction="pdui.tvc">« less</span>

- Macy's
Nordstrom userNovember 5, 2013

Perfect Control

I use this product as my final dust. Under it I use, MAC Oil Free Control Lotion, Armani Luminous Silk Foundation and this in "Dark". I am African American, (Rihanna's skin tone) and have VERY oily skin. I love this powder. It gives me a very matte finish, I just re-touch when needed. Its not too heavy or cakey looking. I apply it with a brush, (just my preference) instead of the pad it comes with. SO glad I discovered this puppy! Shine-B-Gone!

- Nordstrom
Macy's userDecember 6, 2016

My favorite MAC product

I not only have oily skin but very shiny skin even when my skin is dry, (very weird and annoying huh) so blotting tissues and blot powders are always in my makeup bag with me. I've tried out several blot powders in the past but I always come back to this one. It seems to give me the best mattifying power while still making me have a natural non-cakey look. I usually set my makeup with this during my morning routine and I just need to blot once in the later afternoon. I prefer to use a big brush to apply this but the pad that comes with it does a great job with application too. This is a must have and something I continuously purchase, but it does actually last quite a while. You won't be disappointed.

- Macy's
maccosmetics.com userMay 22, 2019

SHEER Perfection.

I don't normally write a review but MAC has just been blowing my mind lately so here we go!I walked into my local MAC store and asked one of the artists there that I needed something to fix the oiliness that tends to occur when my makeup is on throughout the day, though I use their oil-controlling foundation and foundation pressed powder, I noticed that by reapplying the powder over and over again (oily skin problems) that it starts to look cakey! & THAT'S WHEN SHE RECOMMENDED THIS. OMG not only is it sheer, but it's not translucent like most oil or shine powder but I can literally layer it over and over and over and it still never looks cakey, drying or (best of all) heavy. This product is god sent. If you need something full coverage, this is not for you and not the product. But ask your local or online MAC artist, they were more than helpful for me, they'll give you more knowledge for the product you need! Less

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maccosmetics.com userAugust 19, 2013

Great matte powder

This is such a wonderful powder, over foundation or just alone over moisturizer or concealer. It provides an overall matte finish without looking cakey at all. Rather, it gives a nice flawless finish. And it's buildable, so you can go for more or less coverage. It's great for when you want a matte finish that looks totally natural. And it's also a good base for subsequent bronzer/ blush application. I'm very fair and use it in the shade "light" to set my under eye concealer (pro longwear in NC15). HIghly recommend! 

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