The Maybelline Master Fix Setting Spray* is a product that I was really sceptical about. I’m one oily skinned gal and I haven’t found a spray that really works for me. I thought that there was no chance that this would be ‘the one’ for me, but I was pleasantly surprised.
Packaging wise, there is nothing too special here. Just a simple black spray bottle, some nice fonts and a pop of pink.
If you follow me on my Snapchat katina-lindaa, you would have seen me use this setting spray already. For those of you that don’t, here is a few demo photos.
Straight after application (sorry about that one random hair strain)
2 hours after application – I powdered my nose and t zone after this photo
5 hours after application
10 hours after application
Application is really good. The spray is quite sparse and the product dispenses nice and evenly. I held the bottle around an arms length away from my face, shut my eyes and went for it. For a point of comparison, before the Master Fix Setting Spray the only other setting spray I’ve used from the ‘drugstore’ is Australis’. I really didn’t like it because it felt harsh on my face and applied in one big blop. It was highly concentrated in one area and actually made my makeup last a smaller amount of time than usual. If you’ve been scared to try a setting spray from the drugstore because of bad previous experience, definitely don’t let that deter you from trying this one.
Longevity and wear is amazing. Lately I’ve been using a combination of or switching between Urban Decay’s All Nighter and De Slick setting sprays. I’m super surprised in myself to say this, but I prefer Maybelline’s more. The original All Nighter doesn’t do anything for me and the De Slick is good, but I still get super shiny and oily.
Using Master Fix I did have to powder my nose and t zone around 3 hours in. But after that I didn’t touch it at all. I checked 10 hours later in total, and my makeup still looked amazing. No matter what foundation, setting powder, setting spray I usually use, when I leave the house I honestly have to powder every 2hours, at least.
To keep this review entirely honest, there is one tiny thing that I’m not too fond about and it is the scent. I’m not sure how to really describe it but it isn’t my favourite! Luckily the spray sets super quickly and the smell doesn’t linger.
Overall, I would definitely suggest this product. I thought it would be the ‘eh’ product from the Maybelline launches for the end of this year but I actually think it’s my favourite.
You can pick up this product at Priceline for $15.95 here or in store.
What is your favourite makeup setting spray?
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