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Benjamin Moore Aura paint

This premium, but pricey, paint is sold at independent hardware retailers and at Benjamin Moore Paint stores. It is self-priming and is claimed to lack VOCs. 

About

The Benjamin Moore Aura is part of the Paint test program at Consumer Reports. In our lab tests, Interior paint models like the Aura are rated on multiple criteria, such as those listed below.

Hiding: Hiding reflects how well a paint covers dark colors mainly with one-coat.

Staining: Staining shows how well a paint resists tough oil and water based stains.

Gloss change: Gloss change notes the change in appearance when a paint is cleaned aggresively.