Pat McGrath Nude Venus Cheek Palette Review & Swatches



Nude Venus

Pat McGrath Nude Venus Celestial Nirvana Cheek Palette ($62.00 for 0.7 oz.) is a new, limited edition palette that contained four blushes and a highlighter. Three of the blushes are from the permanent range, while one blush is new (though not that different than existing shades) and the highlighter is new.

I have found that the color consistency across releases isn’t as good as it should be, so there may be slight differences in the shades here as compared to their single versions. Otherwise, the quality was consistent; slightly powdery blushes but they were blendable, buildable, and easy to work with, while the highlighter was intense and pigmented.

Ingredients

Nude Venus

LELimited Edition. $62.00.

B+

B+

8.5
Product

9
Pigmentation

8.5
Texture

9
Longevity

5
Application

89%
Total

Pat McGrath Desert Orchid Divine Blush

Desert Orchid

Desert Orchid is a medium, peachy orange with warm undertones and a pearly sheen.

  • Mostly opaque coverage
  • Soft, lightly powdery but blendable
  • Applied evenly, sat well on bare skin
  • Long-wearing (8.5 hours)

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, Caprylyl Glycol, Diisostearyl Malate, Hexylene Glycol, Magnesium Myristate, Tin Oxide, Phenoxyethanol. (+/-): Titanium Dioxide (Ci 77891), Iron Oxides (Ci 77491, Ci 77492, Ci 77499), Red 28 Lake (Ci 45410), Red 6 (Ci 15850), Red 7 (Ci 15850), Red 7 Lake (Ci 15850), Ultramarines (Ci 77007), 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.

Desert Orchid

PPermanent. $38.00.

A-

A-

9
Product

9.5
Pigmentation

9
Texture

9
Longevity

5
Application

92%
Total

Pat McGrath Nude Venus Divine Blush

Nude Venus

Nude Venus is a light pink-coral with moderate, warm undertones and a satin finish.

  • Semi-sheer, buildable coverage
  • Moderately powdery (more so than expected)
  • Prone to sheering out, better over foundation
  • Applied evenly, blended out well
  • Long-wearing (8 hours)

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, Caprylyl Glycol, Diisostearyl Malate, Hexylene Glycol, Magnesium Myristate, Tin Oxide, Phenoxyethanol. (+/-): Titanium Dioxide (Ci 77891), Iron Oxides (Ci 77491, Ci 77492, Ci 77499), Red 28 Lake (Ci 45410), Red 6 (Ci 15850), Red 7 (Ci 15850), Red 7 Lake (Ci 15850), Ultramarines (Ci 77007), 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.

Nude Venus

PPermanent. $38.00.

C

C

7.5
Product

6
Pigmentation

7
Texture

8.5
Longevity

5
Application

76%
Total

Pat McGrath Divine Rose III Divine Blush

Divine Rose III

Divine Rose III is a medium pink with moderate, warm undertones and a soft matte finish.

  • Opaque coverage
  • Soft, lightly powdery but blendable
  • Applied evenly, sat well on bare skin
  • Long-wearing (8.5 hours)

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.

Divine Rose III

LELimited Edition. $38.00.

A

A

9
Product

10
Pigmentation

9
Texture

9
Longevity

5
Application

93%
Total

Pat McGrath Paradise Venus Divine Blush

Paradise Venus

Paradise Venus is a darker, reddish-copper with subtle, warm undertones and a soft matte finish.

  • Mostly opaque coverage
  • Soft, lightly powdery but blendable
  • Applied evenly, sat well on bare skin
  • Long-wearing (8.5 hours)

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 Venus

PPermanent. $38.00.

A-

A-

9
Product

9.5
Pigmentation

9
Texture

9
Longevity

5
Application

92%
Total

Pat McGrath Sunset Nectar Divine Glow Highlighter

Sunset Nectar

Sunset Nectar is a light, pinky-peach with moderate, warm undertones and an intense, metallic sheen.

  • Opaque pigmentation
  • Smooth, lightly emollient texture that was lightweight
  • Picked up evenly and blended out easily
  • Didn’t emphasize skin texture
  • Long-wearing (8.5 hours)

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

$48.00/0.17 oz. – $282.35 Per Ounce

The formula is supposed to have an “ultra-reflective finish” and “silken feel” to give a “high intensity glow.” The texture felt more emollient, almost wet to the touch, though it was distinctively a powder-based formula in practice.

It had mostly opaque, buildable color coverage with a very thin, lightweight texture that applied evenly to bare skin and blended out with ease. The finish was “high intensity” but didn’t emphasize my skin’s natural texture. It wore well for eight and a half hours before fading a bit.

Browse all of our Pat McGrath Divine Glow Highlighter swatches.

Sunset Nectar

LELimited Edition. $48.00.

A

A

9.5
Product

10
Pigmentation

9.5
Texture

9
Longevity

5
Application

96%
Total

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Pat McGrath Nude Venus Celestial Nirvana Cheek Palette

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Pat McGrath Nude Venus Celestial Nirvana Cheek Palette

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