Pat McGrath Aphrodite Amour Divine Blush Duo Review & Swatches

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Pat McGrath Aphrodite Amour Divine Blush Duo
Pat McGrath Aphrodite Amour Divine Blush Duo
Pat McGrath Aphrodite Amour Divine Blush Duo
Pat McGrath Aphrodite Amour Divine Blush Duo
Pat McGrath Aphrodite Amour Divine Blush Duo
Pat McGrath Aphrodite Amour Divine Blush Duo
Pat McGrath Aphrodite Amour Divine Blush Duo
Pat McGrath Aphrodite Amour Divine Blush Duo
Pat McGrath Aphrodite Amour Divine Blush Duo
Pat McGrath Aphrodite Amour Divine Blush Duo
Pat McGrath Aphrodite Amour Divine Blush Duo
Pat McGrath Aphrodite Amour Divine Blush Duo
Pat McGrath Aphrodite Amour Divine Blush Duo
Pat McGrath Aphrodite Amour Divine Blush Duo
Pat McGrath Aphrodite Amour Divine Blush Duo
Pat McGrath Aphrodite Amour Divine Blush Duo
Pat McGrath Aphrodite Amour Divine Blush Duo
Pat McGrath Aphrodite Amour Divine Blush Duo
Pat McGrath Aphrodite Amour Divine Blush Duo
Pat McGrath Aphrodite Amour Divine Blush Duo
Pat McGrath Aphrodite Amour Divine Blush Duo
Pat McGrath Aphrodite Amour Divine Blush Duo
Pat McGrath Aphrodite Amour Divine Blush Duo
Pat McGrath Aphrodite Amour Divine Blush Duo

Aphrodite Amour

Pat McGrath Aphrodite Amour Divine Blush Duo ($44.00 for 0.34 oz.) includes two shades of pink that look more different in the pan than they did in practice. Someone with lighter skin may see a stronger difference, though. They swirled together to create a light-medium pink with moderate, warm undertones and a mostly matte finish, though it was on the powdery side.

  • Semi-opaque, buildable coverage (supposed to be buildable)
  • Finely-milled, somewhat powdery
  • Blendable, picked up evenly with a brush
  • Long-wearing (8-9 hours is typical)

Ingredients

Aphrodite Amour

LELimited Edition. $44.00.
B
B
8.5
Product
8
Pigmentation
8.5
Texture
8.5
Longevity
5
Application
86%
Total
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Pat McGrath Aphrodite Amour (Left) Divine Blush
Pat McGrath Aphrodite Amour (Left) Divine Blush
Pat McGrath Aphrodite Amour (Left) Divine Blush
Pat McGrath Aphrodite Amour (Left) Divine Blush
Pat McGrath Aphrodite Amour (Left) Divine Blush
Pat McGrath Aphrodite Amour (Left) Divine Blush
Pat McGrath Aphrodite Amour (Left) Divine Blush
Pat McGrath Aphrodite Amour (Left) Divine Blush
Pat McGrath Aphrodite Amour (Left) Divine Blush
Pat McGrath Aphrodite Amour (Left) Divine Blush
Pat McGrath Aphrodite Amour (Left) Divine Blush
Pat McGrath Aphrodite Amour (Left) Divine Blush

Aphrodite Amour (Left)

Aphrodite Amour (Left) is a light-medium pink with subtle, warm undertones and a matte finish.

  • Mostly opaque coverage (supposed to be buildable)
  • Finely-milled, lightly powdery
  • Blendable, picked up evenly with a brush
  • Long-wearing (8-9 hours is typical)

FURTHER READING: Formula Overview for details on general performance and characteristics (like scent).

Possible Dupes
These are likely to be very similar shades based on our duping algorithm.

Formula Overview

$38.00/0.34 oz. - $111.76 Per Ounce

The formula is supposed to be "featherlight, long-wearing" that "build effortlessly from sheer to subversive." The blushes are available in two finishes--demi-matte and satin pearl--and range from more muted to more vivid in color. The biggest "downfall" of the formula was that it was rather pigmented than buildable, so one could use a lighter hand to get more buildable coverage, but I found I had to use a light to moderate hand to ensure I didn't over-apply each shade.

The consistency was smooth, silky, and lightly creamy to the touch; it was a touch powdery in the pan but had more slip than most powder blushes on the market, but it was definitely a powder-based formula. The product applied well to bare skin as well as over foundation, as it diffused well along the edges without picking up base products.

The satin pearl finish was luminous but not overtly shimmery, so it did not emphasize my skin's natural texture. They wore around nine hours on me before fading visibly.

Browse all of our Pat McGrath Divine Blush swatches.

Ingredients

TALC, MICA, CAPRYLIC/CAPRIC TRIGLYCERIDE, DIMETHICONOL STEARATE, MAGNESIUM MYRISTATE, ALUMINUM HYDROXIDE, DIMETHICONE, TRIMETHYLSILOXYSILICATE, CAPRYLYL GLYCOL, PHENOXYETHANOL, HEXYLENE GLYCOL. (+/-) IRON OXIDE (CI 77491), YELLOW 5 LAKE (CI 19140), BLUE 1 LAKE (CI 42090), RED 28 LAKE (CI 45410).

Disclaimer: Ingredient lists are as available by the brand (or retailer) at the time of publishing. Please always check product packaging, if it exists, for the ingredient list applicable to the product you're purchasing, or the brand or retailer's website for the most up-to-date ingredient list.

Aphrodite Amour (Left)

LELimited Edition. $38.00.
B+
B+
9
Product
8
Pigmentation
9
Texture
8.5
Longevity
5
Application
88%
Total
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Pat McGrath Aphrodite Amour (Right) Divine Blush
Pat McGrath Aphrodite Amour (Right) Divine Blush
Pat McGrath Aphrodite Amour (Right) Divine Blush
Pat McGrath Aphrodite Amour (Right) Divine Blush
Pat McGrath Aphrodite Amour (Right) Divine Blush
Pat McGrath Aphrodite Amour (Right) Divine Blush
Pat McGrath Aphrodite Amour (Right) Divine Blush
Pat McGrath Aphrodite Amour (Right) Divine Blush
Pat McGrath Aphrodite Amour (Right) Divine Blush
Pat McGrath Aphrodite Amour (Right) Divine Blush
Pat McGrath Aphrodite Amour (Right) Divine Blush
Pat McGrath Aphrodite Amour (Right) Divine Blush

Aphrodite Amour (Right)

Aphrodite Amour (Right) is a light, more muted pink with warmer undertones and a semi-matte finish.

  • Medium, buildable coverage (supposed to be buildable)
  • Finely-milled, moderately powdery
  • Blendable, picked up evenly with a brush
  • Long-wearing (8-9 hours is typical)

FURTHER READING: Formula Overview for details on general performance and characteristics (like scent).

Formula Overview

$38.00/0.34 oz. - $111.76 Per Ounce

The formula is supposed to be "featherlight, long-wearing" that "build effortlessly from sheer to subversive." The blushes are available in two finishes--demi-matte and satin pearl--and range from more muted to more vivid in color. The biggest "downfall" of the formula was that it was rather pigmented than buildable, so one could use a lighter hand to get more buildable coverage, but I found I had to use a light to moderate hand to ensure I didn't over-apply each shade.

The consistency was smooth, silky, and lightly creamy to the touch; it was a touch powdery in the pan but had more slip than most powder blushes on the market, but it was definitely a powder-based formula. The product applied well to bare skin as well as over foundation, as it diffused well along the edges without picking up base products.

The satin pearl finish was luminous but not overtly shimmery, so it did not emphasize my skin's natural texture. They wore around nine hours on me before fading visibly.

Browse all of our Pat McGrath Divine Blush swatches.

Ingredients

TALC, MICA, OCTYLDODECYL STEAROYL STEARATE, DIMETHICONOL STEARATE, DIMETHICONE, TRIMETHYLSILOXYSILICATE, DIISOSTEARYL MALATE, CAPRYLYL GLYCOL, PHENOXYETHANOL, MAGNESIUM MYRISTATE, TIN OXIDE, HEXYLENE GLYCOL, ALUMINUM HYDROXIDE. (+/-) TITANIUM DIOXIDE (CI 77891), IRON OXIDES (CI 77491, CI 77492, CI 77499), RED 7 LAKE (CI 15850), BLUE 1 LAKE (CI 42090).

Disclaimer: Ingredient lists are as available by the brand (or retailer) at the time of publishing. Please always check product packaging, if it exists, for the ingredient list applicable to the product you're purchasing, or the brand or retailer's website for the most up-to-date ingredient list.

Aphrodite Amour (Right)

LELimited Edition. $38.00.
B+
B+
8.5
Product
9
Pigmentation
8
Texture
8.5
Longevity
5
Application
87%
Total

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Kesha Avatar

Oh ok. That’s the first time that I noticed you listed the duo as a dupe for one of the colors in it (maybe I have just overlooked it the other times). It was just a bit confusing because…., I would absolutely expect the blush to be a dupe of itself lol. Never occurred to me that you would list it as a dupe because the mixed version is somewhat similar to one of the sides individually. I kept trying to figure out if I missed a same named single launch before

Genevieve Avatar

This was the combination that I originally thought best for myself. I can see both colours working well together and individually on my porcelain complexion. But the ratings aren’t inspiring me. I think the right shade is actually more suited to me than the left (which is more cool pinky). The dupes from either CP or SG are better rated and much more inexpensive.

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