This review covers MAC’s 2 Surf, Baby! Studio Careblend Pressed Powders.
- Gold-Go-Lightly: mid tone golden tan brown (limited edition)
- Lush-Light Bronze: mid tone rosy pink brown (limited edition)
Please see this post for full photos of these powders.
These powders come in standard MAC packaging except with a limited-edition outer design. These plastic compacts have a flip-up, snap-shut lid and can easily be taken on-the-go.
The pan itself is also pressed with a design that repeats the MAC logo.
The Careblend formula is very smooth and soft. On top of this, these powders have great pigmentation.
Lush-Light Bronze is a darker and more rosy bronzing color than Gold-Go-Lightly. Both have matte finishes.
You can use these powders (with a light hand) for overall bronzing or more targeted contouring.
Ease of Use: 9.25/10
The soft formulation means your brush easily picks up this powder. This plus the powder’s strong pigmentation means you should use a large fluffy brush and light hand if you want an all-over bronzing effect. You could also use a denser brush for contouring.
Both colors go on easily and smoothly.
This blush is $28.00 and contains 9.5 g of product. The cheek powder in My Paradise is the same price and gives you 9 g of product.