MAC Pearl Blossom Beauty Powder Review, Photos, Swatches

MAC Pearl Blossom Beauty Powder
MAC Pearl Blossom Beauty Powder

MAC Pearl Blossom Beauty Powder ($22.00 for 0.35 oz.) is described as a “light pink with silver pearlized pigments.” It’s a light-medium, cool-toned pink with a silvery sheen. Huda Beauty Copacabana (LE, ) is more shimmery (95% similar). Lancome Moonlight Rose (LE, $42.00) is more shimmery (95% similar). ColourPop Angel Food (P, $8.00) is more shimmery, darker (95% similar). MAC Just a Wisp (P, $29.00) is cooler (90% similar). MAC Glow Stick (PiP, $34.00) is warmer (90% similar). NARS Adoration (Left) (PiP, ) is more shimmery (90% similar). Urban Decay Going Native (Highlighter) (PiP, ) is more shimmery, lighter (90% similar). MAC Pink Buttercream (LE, $34.00) is cooler (90% similar). Kosas Longitude Zero (Highlighter) (PiP, ) is warmer (90% similar). Algenist Rose (PiP, $38.00) is darker, warmer (90% similar). Guerlain Carousel (LE, $65.00) is less shimmery, less pigmented, cooler (90% similar). MAC Veronica's Blush (LE, $34.00) is less shimmery, darker (90% similar). ColourPop Boba (DC, $8.00) is darker (90% similar). ColourPop Monster (P, $10.00) is lighter (90% similar). NARS Violet Atom (LE, $39.00) is lighter (90% similar). Becca Rose Quartz (P, $38.00) is more shimmery, warmer (90% similar). Burberry London With Love (LE, $68.00) is darker (85% similar). MAC Warm Aura (LE, $34.00) is more shimmery, darker (85% similar). NARS Free Soul (LE, $30.00) is darker, warmer (85% similar). ColourPop Hippo (P, $10.00) is lighter, cooler (85% similar). Top 20 dupes listed, see the rest. See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

Beauty Powders “can be applied as a highlight, soft blush, or overall finish,” according to MAC. This originally came out many years ago, and then it was repromoted in March of last year; nothing new to report here, but I’ll confirm that it is the same color as the last version released and feels a little softer, not quite as firmly pressed in the pan. It’s still not quite as dense or as soft as my original powder. It’s blendable, has buildable coverage, and wears for eight hours. The shimmer doesn’t emphasize pores and gives the skin a nice, luminous sheen.

MAC Pearl Blossom Beauty Powder
MAC Pearl Blossom Beauty Powder

MAC Pearl Blossom Beauty Powder
MAC Pearl Blossom Beauty Powder

MAC Pearl Blossom Beauty Powder
MAC Pearl Blossom Beauty Powder

MAC Pearl Blossom Beauty Powder
MAC Pearl Blossom Beauty Powder

MAC Pearl Blossom Beauty Powder
MAC Pearl Blossom Beauty Powder

MAC Pearl Blossom Beauty Powder
MAC Pearl Blossom Beauty Powder

Makeup Look
On face:
  • Make Up For Ever Ultra HD
  • Guerlain Les Voilettes
On eyes:
  • Anastasia Macaroon Eyeshadow
  • Anastasia Chiffon Eyeshadow
  • Anastasia Chocolate Eyeshadow
  • Anastasia Rosette Eyeshadow
  • Anastasia Birkin Eyeshadow
  • Burberry Trench Eyeshadow
On lips:
  • MAC Look Who's Here Cremesheen Glass

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Fran Avatar

I really have to try this one — a light, cool pink with silver shimmer instead of gold, perfect! (maybe — it might be too much shimmer for me — but, I’ve got to try it, it’s been on my wish list since the last time it came out). It looks very pretty on you, Christine. It always amazes me how well you wear all different kinds of colors!

Katherine T. Avatar

Such a pretty powder! I can only use as a blush though. I have cooler, yellow undertones, and pink-based highlighters and finishing powders usually don’t look right on me

Katherine T. Avatar

I’ve only swatched in store. I think it can be used as a subtle blush/highlighter on my cheeks. I’ve never tried any of the beauty powders, but kind of curious, but they tend to run too pink or warm peach for me to use all over my face. As soon as they launch a cool, light champagne beige, I will pounce on it!

Kam Avatar

Since the Barbie collection this has been a favorite to wear as blush for me. I’m happy seeing it each time they bring it back. It is nice seeing all of them. Thanks Christine! MAC blush cravings coming back hard. ?

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