Kevyn Aucoin The Sensual Skin Tinted Balm Review

Kevyn Aucoin The Sensual Skin Tinted Balm Review

Hello everyone,

This review will be on the Kevyn Aucoin Sensual Tinted Moisturizer in the shade SB03.

Kevyn Aucoin The Sensual Skin Tinted Balm

Product Details:

Treat, protect and tint skin all in one velvety, sheer-coverage formula. Achieve an overall look of healthy, natural perfection for your skin!

Kevyn Aucoin The Sensual Skin Tinted Balm

  • Treats with botanical rice extract, which is rich in peptides.
  • Increases the level of expression of sirtuins, preserves cell vitality and increases cell longevity.
  • Induces a delay in aging.
  • Soothes and calms the skin with a licorice derivative.
  • Conceals imperfections with lightweight pigments versus dense compounds.
  • Protects against UVA and UVB rays with a theoretic SPF 20.


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Kevyn Aucoin The Sensual Skin Tinted Balm



My Experience with Kevyn Aucoin The Sensual Skin Tinted Balm:

As much as I love wearing makeup, I don’t always enjoy a caked up face, so for everyday wear, I prefer a tinted moisturizer which gives good coverage yet is lightweight enough for my skin. My absolute favorite face product till date has been “It Cosmetics Your Skin But Better CC Cream,” but being the beauty junkie, I can’t help but keep trying new products. This time, I tried this sensual tinted moisturizer from the renowned brand of Kevyn Aucoin and I am not very impressed by it.

Kevyn Aucoin The Sensual Skin Tinted Balm


Simple yet classy looking squeeze tube with a secure cap. It has a tiny hole dispenser with which you can get controlled dispersal of product. The shade of the product is visible clearly from the outside of the tube.


This has a very creamy, not too thick nor too runny consistency. It spreads easily and dries down to a natural finish over the skin. It has a sheer to light coverage which will even out your skin tone to some extent, but do not expect it to hide any scars or major skin discoloration. You need an absolutely thin layer on the skin, otherwise it tends to get cakey really fast. It also feels very drying on my already dry skin and settles into my pores and accentuates any fine lines (laugh lines) on my face and makes me look 10 year older even though I am still in my early 20s. I suppose this will be an absolute nightmare on mature skin with many more lines and wrinkles on their face.

Kevyn Aucoin The Sensual Skin Tinted Balm

You absolutely need some sort of a heavy duty moisturizer and a pore-filling primer underneath this product to make it look halfway decent on your skin. I find the best way to apply this is by using a damp Beauty Blender sponge or a kabuki brush with which you can really buff this product into the lightest layer possible.

The shade SB 03 is a perfect match for my MAC NW23 skin tone. It has light beige with warm slightly pink undertone which is usually the undertone I prefer for myself.  It does not have an unpleasant scent.

Kevyn Aucoin The Sensual Skin Tinted Balm

Overall, I am not very happy with this product. It may work for you if you have normal skin type and no real skin issues to hide. It may even work for oily skin as it has good oil control abilities and does not get greasy throughout the day, but do not pick this up if you have dry skin or large pores.

Kevyn Aucoin The Sensual Skin Tinted Balm

Pros of Kevyn Aucoin The Sensual Skin Tinted Balm:

  • Simple yet practical squeeze tube.
  • Lightweight on skin.
  • Natural finish.
  • Spreads and blends easily.
  • No unpleasant scent.
  • Does not oily or greasy by the end of the day.

Cons of Kevyn Aucoin The Sensual Skin Tinted Balm:

  • Settles into pores and accentuates fine lines.
  • Expensive.
  • Accentuates dry spots.
  • Makes me look 10 years old whenever I wear this 🙁

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13 thoughts on “Kevyn Aucoin The Sensual Skin Tinted Balm Review

    1. This is mostly just my opinion..there are still people out there who may love this product ..its just not for my dry skin type

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