theBalm Balm Voyage Makeup Palette (Part 2)

This is part two of our review of theBalm Balm Voyage Makeup Palette ($42.50 for 1.21 oz.), so if you missed the first part, check out this post.

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theBalm Balm Voyage Makeup Palette
theBalm Makeup Palette Balm Voyage
B+
Product
8.5
Pigmentation
9
Texture
8.5
Longevity
8.5
Application
4.5
Total
87%
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Kevyn Aucoin Fira Pure Powder Glow

Kevyn Aucoin Fira Pure Powder Glow ($37.00 for 0.21 oz.) is a fiery, red-orange with a satin finish. NARS Taos is more muted, shimmery. NARS Liberte is browner, more muted. NARS Exhibit A is most comparable, but it seems slightly muted when put side-by-side, and it is not as red-toned. MAC Hidden Treasure is redder, darker, more muted. See comparison swatches.

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Kevyn Aucoin Fira Pure Powder Glow
Kevyn Aucoin Pure Powder Glow Fira
A+
Product
10
Pigmentation
10
Texture
10
Longevity
9.5
Application
5
Total
99%

Kevyn Aucoin Natura Pure Powder Glow

Kevyn Aucoin Natura Pure Powder Glow ($37.00 for 0.21 oz.) is a medium brown with hints of peach and rose, along with white shimmer over a satin finish. NARS Madly is browner, darker. NARS Douceur is less warm-toned. MAC Baby Don’t Go is less warm-toned, lighter. MAC Harmony is less shimmery. Burberry Earthy is less warm-toned. See comparison swatches.

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Kevyn Aucoin Natura Pure Powder Glow
Kevyn Aucoin Pure Powder Glow Natura
A
Product
9.5
Pigmentation
9
Texture
10
Longevity
9
Application
5
Total
94%

Kevyn Aucoin Neolita Pure Powder Glow

Kevyn Aucoin Neolita Pure Powder Glow ($37.00 for 0.21 oz.) is described as a “berry.” It’s a medium-dark, reddened berry with a satiny finish. Bobbi Brown Berry is cooler-toned and darker. MAC Hot Nights is purpler. NARS Dolce Vita is slightly more muted. See comparison swatches.

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Kevyn Aucoin Neolita Pure Powder Glow
Kevyn Aucoin Pure Glow Powder Neolita
A+
Product
10
Pigmentation
10
Texture
10
Longevity
9.5
Application
5
Total
99%

MAC Well Dressed Blush

MAC Well Dressed Blush ($21.00 for 0.21 oz.) is described as an “immaculate pink [with a Satin finish].” It’s a light-medium, blue-based pink with cool undertones and a soft, satiny sheen. MAC Pure Femininity is darker. theBalm Down Boy is slightly darker, less shimmery. NYX English Rose is warmer. MAC Stay Pretty is darker, less cool-toned. MAC Sunday Afternoon is lighter, cooler-toned. Bobbi Brown Nude pink is darker, less shimmery. See comparison swatches.

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MAC Well Dressed Blush
MAC Powder Blush Well Dressed
B+
Product
9
Pigmentation
9
Texture
9
Longevity
8
Application
5
Total
89%

theBalm Down Boy Blush

theBalm Down Boy Blush ($21.00 for 0.35 oz.) is described as a “baby pink.” It’s soft, light-medium pink with subtle, cool undertones and a satin finish. MAC Pure Femininity is darker, less blue-based. theBalm Argyle is warmer. MAC Peony Petal is cooler-toned. MAC I’m the One is similar, slightly darker. Bobbi Brown Nude Pink is similar. See comparison swatches.

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theBalm Down Boy Blush
theBalm Shadow/Blush Down Boy
A
Product
9.5
Pigmentation
10
Texture
9.5
Longevity
9
Application
5
Total
96%