Bite Beauty Mascarpone Multistick

Bite Beauty Mascarpone Multistick

Bite Beauty Mascarpone Multistick ($24.00 for 0.17 oz.) is a medium, rosy plum with warm undertones and a satin finish. Bite Beauty Biscotti (P, $24.00) is cooler (85% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

For an in-depth look at what the formula is supposed to do and how it performs generally, please check the overview below the rating. The consistency felt lightly creamy–enough that it didn’t drag or skip on the skin and was easy to get color onto a brush or fingertip–but not too slippery or wet. I did not find it dried down on my cheeks or eyes at any point, but it became more matte on the lips after a few hours of wear. The Multistick is such an interesting product because it’s pigmented but buildable, all dependent on the type of application; anything with fingertips or brushes is more buildable while applying directly from the tube yields intense coverage.

On cheeks, the color went on nicely, blended and spread well across the skin and left behind a natural sheen that didn’t move around but wasn’t transfer-proof. I had no trouble working with it on bare skin or over liquid foundation. The color lasted for over ten hours on me, which is impressive for any cheek color but more so for one that never even set!

As a lip product, it applied with rich, opaque coverage when applied directly from the tube, and it resulted in a thicker consistency that seemed to help fill in lip lines and gave a smoother finish overall. If applied with a lip brush, coverage is more buildable and felt thinner on. This shade wore well for five and a half hours on my lips and was neither drying nor hydrating. Finally, as an eye product, I had noticeable creasing after ten minutes. I just couldn’t get it to last on its own; if I set with powder, it had better longevity at four hours.

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Bite Beauty Multistick Mascarpone
A-
Product
8.5
Pigmentation
10
Texture
10
Longevity
7.5
Application
5
Total
91%

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Sneak Peek: Urban Decay Moondust Liquid Eyeshadows Photos & Swatches

Urban Decay Moondust Liquid Eyeshadows
Urban Decay Moondust Liquid Eyeshadows

Urban Decay Moondust Liquid Eyeshadow ($22.00 for 0.17 fl. oz.) are a new, permanent liquid eyeshadow available in eight shades. I bought them at Sephora, and they appear to be in-stores but actually part of the brand’s holiday assortment (holiday in August, sigh!). They’re supposed to have “microfine” sparkle that is buildable.

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Week in Review | August 13th through August 19th

Here’s a look at the top 10 products reviewed in the last week, plus a summary of how many products and brands were reviewed and a break out of ratings! 🙂

What’s been in your rotation the most this week? What caught your eye?

01

NARS Mona

Permanent. $32.00/0.14 oz.

NARS Mona Audacious Lipstick ($32.00 for 0.14 oz.) is a medium-dark brick red with warm undertones and a creamy finish.

A+
Product
10
Pigmentation
10
Texture
10
Longevity
10
Application
5
Total
100%
A+

02. NARS Shirley

NARS Shirley Audacious Lipstick ($32.00 for 0.14 oz.) is a deep red with subtle, warm undertones and a creamy, lightly glossy finish. Read full review.

A

03. NARS Kate

NARS Kate Audacious Lipstick ($32.00 for 0.14 oz.) is a slightly muted, medium purple with warm, pink undertones and a creamy, lightly glossy finish. Read full review.

A

04. NARS Stefania

NARS Stefania Audacious Lipstick ($32.00 for 0.14 oz.) is a deep, magenta fuchsia with subtle, cool undertones and a cream finish. Read full review.

A

05. Shiseido Ruby Copper (RD501)

Shiseido Ruby Copper (RD501) Rouge Rouge Lipstick ($28.00 for 0.14 oz.) is a bright, medium-dark ruby red with cool, blue undertones and a natural sheen. Read full review.

A

06. Cover FX Sunset

Cover FX Sunset Custom Enhancer Drops ($42.00 for 0.50 fl. oz.) is medium-dark brown with warm, reddish undertones and a natural finish.. Read full review.

A

07. Shiseido Liaison (RD306)

Shiseido Liaison (RD306) Rouge Rouge Lipstick ($28.00 for 0.14 oz.) is a medium-dark coral-red with warm undertones and a soft, lightly shimmery sheen. Read full review.

A

08. Urban Decay Street

Urban Decay Street 24/7 Razor Sharp Liquid Eyeliner ($22.00 for 0.07) is a deep, blackened teal with a satin sheen. Read full review.

A

09. Urban Decay Space Cowboy

Urban Decay Space Cowboy 24/7 Razor Sharp Liquid Eyeliner ($22.00 for 0.07) is a medium gold with warm undertones and a sparkly sheen. Read full review.

A

10. Urban Decay Demolition

Urban Decay Demolition 24/7 Razor Sharp Liquid Eyeliner ($22.00 for 0.07) is a rich, deep brown with subtle, warm undertones and a satin sheen. Read full review.

Breakdown |
Aug 13, 2016 — Aug 19, 2016

89%

Average Score
A
26
B
21
C
7
D
0
F
0

Total Reviews (54) — Brands Reviewed (12)

Shiseido Bloodstone, Rose Crush, Red Queen Rouge Rouge Lipstick

Shiseido Rouge Rouge Lipstick

Shiseido Bloodstone (RD503) Rouge Rouge Lipstick ($28.00 for 0.14 oz.) is a deep red with subtle, warm undertones and fine, ruby red pearl. It had rich, opaque color payoff that applied beautifully–it yielded even, smooth coverage that didn’t emphasize lip lines. The texture was lightly creamy, smooth, and comfortable to apply and to wear. This shade wore well for seven hours on me, left behind a stain, and was moisturizing. NARS Shirley (P, $32.00) is darker (95% similar). MAC Dubonnet (P, $17.00) is warmer (90% similar). YSL Black Red (71) (LE, $36.00) is warmer (90% similar). Too Faced Melted Velvet (P, $21.00) is brighter, warmer, glossier (90% similar). Bobbi Brown Red Velvet (P, $35.00) is lighter, warmer (90% similar). Urban Decay Bad Blood (P, $17.00) is lighter, warmer (85% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

Shiseido Rose Crush (RD715) Rouge Rouge Lipstick ($28.00 for 0.14 oz.) is a muted, medium-dark rosy plum with warm undertones and a creamy, lightly glossy finish. The consistency was smooth, creamy, and glided on without tugging on the lips, but it wasn’t too heavy or too thin, so it sat well on the lips and wore well. The formula yielded opaque coverage that lasted for five hours on me, and it was hydrating while worn. Bobbi Brown Soft Berry (P, $35.00) is warmer (95% similar). Shiseido Red Queen (RD716) (P, $28.00) is cooler (90% similar). Buxom Hooligan (P, $21.00) is lighter, glossier (90% similar). MAC Finally Free (LE, $17.00) is lighter, cooler (90% similar). Bite Beauty Cortado (LE, $24.00) is lighter, cooler (90% similar). Bite Beauty Rosewood (P, $28.00) is lighter (90% similar). Smashbox Cognac (P, $21.00) is more shimmery, warmer (85% similar). Guerlain Avarice (P, $49.50) is lighter, warmer (85% similar). Make Up For Ever C108 (P, $22.00) is darker, warmer (85% similar). Urban Decay Strip (DC, $22.00) is lighter (85% similar). Chanel Ce Soir (DC, $34.00) is lighter, warmer (85% similar). Colour Pop Marmalade (LE, $5.00) is lighter (85% similar). Tarte Praise (LE, $24.00) is lighter, warmer (85% similar). Urban Decay Ravenswood (P, $17.00) is lighter, cooler (85% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

Shiseido Red Queen (RD716) Rouge Rouge Lipstick ($28.00 for 0.14 oz.) is a soft, medium-dark pinky-plum with warm undertones and a soft sheen. It is pinker (and cooler, as a result, but it still leaned warmer) compared to Rose Crush. It had nearly opaque pigmentation that applied with even, smooth coverage due to the lightweight, creamy (but not slippery!) consistency. This shade stayed on well for almost five hours and was moisturizing to wear. Chanel Ce Soir (DC, $34.00) is warmer (95% similar). Bite Beauty Cortado (LE, $24.00) is cooler (95% similar). Shiseido Rose Crush (RD715) (P, $28.00) is warmer (90% similar). Buxom Hooligan (P, $21.00) is lighter, warmer, glossier (90% similar). MAC Finally Free (LE, $17.00) is cooler (90% similar). Bite Beauty Rosewood (P, $28.00) is lighter (90% similar). Tarte Glaze (LE, $24.00) is lighter, more muted (90% similar). Chanel Suzanne (438) (P, $37.00) is more shimmery, lighter (90% similar). Guerlain Gracia (P, $55.00) is warmer (85% similar). Urban Decay Ravenswood (P, $17.00) is lighter, cooler (85% similar). Tom Ford Beauty Collin (P, $35.00) is more shimmery, lighter (80% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

FORMULA OVERVIEW | Shiseido Rouge Rouge Lipstick ($28.00 for 0.14 oz.) is described as a vibrant, long-wearing, and hydrating lipstick available in 16 shades inspired by red. The pigmentation varied from semi-opaque to fully opaque with a lightweight, lightly creamy consistency that wasn’t too thin or too thick, so it sat well on the lips and made mine appear smoother. The colors applied evenly on the lips and didn’t drag as the texture is very smooth and emollient enough to have a soft sheen but not enough to slide around easily. The formula lasted anywhere from four to eight hours, which was nicely hydrating.

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Shiseido Rouge Rouge Lipstick Bloodstone (RD503)
A+
Product
10
Pigmentation
10
Texture
10
Longevity
10
Application
5
Total
100%
Shiseido Rouge Rouge Lipstick Rose Crush (RD715)
A+
Product
10
Pigmentation
10
Texture
10
Longevity
9.5
Application
5
Total
99%
Shiseido Rouge Rouge Lipstick Red Queen (RD716)
A
Product
9.5
Pigmentation
9.5
Texture
10
Longevity
9.5
Application
5
Total
97%