Pat McGrath Paradise Glow Divine Blush Duo Review & Swatches

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Pat McGrath Paradise Glow Divine Blush Duo
Pat McGrath Paradise Glow Divine Blush Duo
Pat McGrath Paradise Glow Divine Blush Duo
Pat McGrath Paradise Glow Divine Blush Duo
Pat McGrath Paradise Glow Divine Blush Duo
Pat McGrath Paradise Glow Divine Blush Duo
Pat McGrath Paradise Glow Divine Blush Duo
Pat McGrath Paradise Glow Divine Blush Duo
Pat McGrath Paradise Glow Divine Blush Duo
Pat McGrath Paradise Glow Divine Blush Duo
Pat McGrath Paradise Glow Divine Blush Duo
Pat McGrath Paradise Glow Divine Blush Duo
Pat McGrath Paradise Glow Divine Blush Duo
Pat McGrath Paradise Glow Divine Blush Duo
Pat McGrath Paradise Glow Divine Blush Duo
Pat McGrath Paradise Glow Divine Blush Duo
Pat McGrath Paradise Glow Divine Blush Duo
Pat McGrath Paradise Glow Divine Blush Duo
Pat McGrath Paradise Glow Divine Blush Duo
Pat McGrath Paradise Glow Divine Blush Duo
Pat McGrath Paradise Glow Divine Blush Duo
Pat McGrath Paradise Glow Divine Blush Duo
Pat McGrath Paradise Glow Divine Blush Duo
Pat McGrath Paradise Glow Divine Blush Duo

Paradise Glow

Pat McGrath Paradise Glow Divine Blush Duo ($44.00 for 0.34 oz.) includes a lighter, peachy brown hue and a darker, reddish-plum hue, which come together as a brighter, coral-red with moderate, warm undertones and a semi-matte finish. The powderiness between the shades can make it more difficult to focus on a single side, so it was definitely easier to apply the shades together.

  • 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)

Ingredients

Paradise Glow

LELimited Edition. $44.00.
B+
B+
8.5
Product
8.5
Pigmentation
8.5
Texture
8.5
Longevity
5
Application
87%
Total
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Pat McGrath Paradise Glow (Left) Divine Blush
Pat McGrath Paradise Glow (Left) Divine Blush
Pat McGrath Paradise Glow (Left) Divine Blush
Pat McGrath Paradise Glow (Left) Divine Blush
Pat McGrath Paradise Glow (Left) Divine Blush
Pat McGrath Paradise Glow (Left) Divine Blush
Pat McGrath Paradise Glow (Left) Divine Blush
Pat McGrath Paradise Glow (Left) Divine Blush
Pat McGrath Paradise Glow (Left) Divine Blush
Pat McGrath Paradise Glow (Left) Divine Blush
Pat McGrath Paradise Glow (Left) Divine Blush
Pat McGrath Paradise Glow (Left) Divine Blush

Paradise Glow (Left)

Paradise Glow (Left) is a light-medium peachy brown with moderate, warm undertones and a barely-there golden pearl that
gave it more of a satin finish on skin.

  • Medium, buildable coverage (supposed to be buildable)
  • Finely-milled but firmer, somewhat stiff
  • Fairly blendable in practice
  • 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 OXIDE (CI 77891), IRON OXIDES (CI 77491, CI 77492, CI 77499), RED 7 LAKE (CI 15850), YELLOW 5 LAKE (CI 19140).

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.

Paradise Glow (Left)

LELimited Edition. $38.00.
B
B
8.5
Product
8.5
Pigmentation
8
Texture
8.5
Longevity
5
Application
86%
Total
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Pat McGrath Paradise Glow (Right) Divine Blush
Pat McGrath Paradise Glow (Right) Divine Blush
Pat McGrath Paradise Glow (Right) Divine Blush
Pat McGrath Paradise Glow (Right) Divine Blush
Pat McGrath Paradise Glow (Right) Divine Blush
Pat McGrath Paradise Glow (Right) Divine Blush
Pat McGrath Paradise Glow (Right) Divine Blush
Pat McGrath Paradise Glow (Right) Divine Blush
Pat McGrath Paradise Glow (Right) Divine Blush
Pat McGrath Paradise Glow (Right) Divine Blush
Pat McGrath Paradise Glow (Right) Divine Blush
Pat McGrath Paradise Glow (Right) Divine Blush

Paradise Glow (Right)

Paradise Glow (Right) is a slightly muted, medium-dark reddish-plum with warm undertones and a semi-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).

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

MICA, ALUMINA, ZINC STEARATE, CAPRYLIC/CAPRIC TRIGLYCERIDE, METHYLPROPANEDIOL, OCTYLDODECYL STEAROYL STEARATE, CAPRYLYL GLYCOL, SODIUM DEHYDROACETATE, PHENYLPROPANOL. (+/-) IRON OXIDES (CI 77491, CI 77499), RED 7 LAKE (CI 15850).

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.

Paradise Glow (Right)

LELimited Edition. $38.00.
B+
B+
9
Product
8
Pigmentation
9
Texture
9
Longevity
5
Application
89%
Total

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