Tarte Bikini, Hey Sailor, Mai Tai Drench Lip Splash Lipstick Reviews, Photos, Swatches

Tarte Bikini Drench Lip Splash Lipstick
Tarte Bikini Drench Lip Splash Lipstick

Tarte Bikini Drench Lip Splash Lipstick ($22.00 for 0.085 oz.) is a medium-dark rosy pink with warmer undertones and a satin sheen. It had great pigmentation with a a smooth, velvety consistency that applied without tugging or dragging. The formula was comfortable to wear, very lightly hydrating, and didn’t pull into lip lines over time. It lasted for four and a half hours. Tarte So Fetch (P, $20.00) is lighter, brighter (90% similar). Colour Pop Brooklyn (P, $6.00) is lighter (90% similar). Bobbi Brown Watermelon (P, $26.00) is darker, more muted (90% similar). Urban Decay Alpha (P, $17.00) is darker, cooler (90% similar). Colour Pop Ouiji (P, $6.00) is lighter, warmer, less glossy (90% similar). Make Up For Ever C306 (P, $22.00) is lighter, glossier (90% similar). Marc Jacobs Beauty So Sofia (236) (P, $30.00) is lighter, brighter, warmer (85% similar). NARS Grace (P, $32.00) is lighter, brighter, warmer (85% similar). Marc Jacobs Beauty Je t'aime (238) (P, $30.00) is darker, more muted, warmer (85% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

Tarte Hey Sailor Drench Lip Splash Lipstick ($22.00 for 0.085 oz.) is a bold, bright fuchsia pink with cool, blue undertones and a satin sheen. It had rich pigmentation with a smooth, velvety texture that glided across lips with ease. The texture seemed to emphasize the texture of my upper lips a bit, though I don’t think it’s noticeable in person. It wore well for almost five hours and was lightly hydrating. Urban Decay Crush (P, $17.00) is glossier (95% similar). Tarte Adorbs (P, $20.00) is darker (95% similar). MAC Breathing Fire (P, $17.00) is more muted (90% similar). Too Faced Melted Fuchsia (P, $21.00) is darker, brighter, cooler (90% similar). Maybelline Faint for Fuchsia (P, $7.99) is lighter (90% similar). Estee Lauder Neon Azalea (P, $30.00) is darker, cooler (90% similar). MAC Pink Pigeon (P, $17.00) is more muted, cooler (90% similar). Tom Ford Beauty Electric Pink (15) (P, $50.00) is darker, more muted (90% similar). Colour Pop Sundae (DC, $6.00) is more shimmery, darker, less glossy (85% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

Tarte Mai Tai Drench Lip Splash Lipstick ($22.00 for 0.085 oz.) is a bold, bright medium-dark orange with strong, red undertones and a satin finish. It was intensely pigmented with a creamy, velvety feel that went on easily. The color wore well for five hours and was comfortable to wear, though it wasn’t hydrating (at least it wasn’t drying!). Bite Beauty Persimmon (P, $26.00) is darker, more muted (95% similar). MAC Barbecue (LE, $17.00) is cooler (95% similar). Estee Lauder Chilean Sunset (LE, $45.00) is darker, more muted (95% similar). Tom Ford Beauty Flame (06) (P, $50.00) is brighter, glossier (95% similar). Estee Lauder Volatile (P, $30.00) is darker (95% similar). Maybelline Orange Danger (P, $7.49) is cooler (95% similar). Kat Von D Countess (P, $21.00) is darker, less glossy (95% similar). Make Up For Ever C403 (P, $22.00) is darker (95% similar). Charlotte Tilbury Tell Laura (P, $32.00) is lighter (95% similar). Bite Beauty #008 (LE, $36.00) is lighter, glossier (95% similar). NARS Lana (P, $32.00) is brighter, glossier (90% similar). MAC Neon Orange (P, $17.00) is lighter (90% similar). MAC Tomango (LE, $17.00) is lighter (90% similar). Dior Trafalgar (844) (P, $34.00) is glossier (90% similar). Tarte Cray Cray (P, $20.00) is darker, more muted, less glossy (90% similar). Bite Beauty Cayenne (P, $26.00) is darker (90% similar). MAC Lady Danger (P, $17.00) is darker, less glossy (90% similar). Bobbi Brown Lady Ruba (P, $26.00) is lighter (90% similar). MAC Scarlet Ibis (LE, $17.00) is darker (90% similar). Maybelline Craving Coral (P, $7.99) is darker, more muted, less glossy (90% similar). Top 20 dupes listed, see the rest. See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

FORMULA OVERVIEW | Tarte Drench Lip Splash Lipstick ($22.00 for 0.085 oz.) is supposed to have “full coverage” with a “matte” finish and still manage to hydrate the lips while being “long-wearing.” The range is very pigmented with a more semi-matte to satin finish than truly matte. The wear varied from four to six hours, but the more velvety, silicone-like consistency made it so some shades settled into lip lines, though the more forgiving texture makes it easier to smooth the color back in place during wear. The formula is comfortable to wear overall with a faint mint scent but no taste. If you twist-up the entire lipstick from the tube, it appears rather stubby, but it is actually still 0.085 oz. by weight–the average lipstick is between 0.10 oz. and 0.12 oz. with the occasional lipstick as large as 0.15 oz. (Tarte’s regular lipstick contains $17.00/0.10 oz., and their twist-up LipSurgence range is $24.00/0.10 oz.). Worth noting, the tube itself felt thin and less sturdy than most lipstick tubes I’ve come across.

Tarte Drench Lip Splash Lipstick Bikini
A-
Product
9
Pigmentation
10
Texture
9
Longevity
8.5
Application
5
Total
92%
Tarte Drench Lip Splash Lipstick Hey Sailor
A-
Product
9
Pigmentation
10
Texture
8.5
Longevity
9
Application
5
Total
92%
Tarte Drench Lip Splash Lipstick Mai Tai
A-
Product
8.5
Pigmentation
10
Texture
8.5
Longevity
9
Application
5
Total
91%

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Tarte Bikini Drench Lip Splash Lipstick
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Tarte Bikini Drench Lip Splash Lipstick
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Tarte Bikini Drench Lip Splash Lipstick
Tarte Bikini Drench Lip Splash Lipstick

Tarte Bikini Drench Lip Splash Lipstick
Tarte Bikini Drench Lip Splash Lipstick

Tarte Bikini Drench Lip Splash Lipstick
Tarte Bikini Drench Lip Splash Lipstick

Tarte Bikini Drench Lip Splash Lipstick
Tarte Bikini Drench Lip Splash Lipstick

Tarte Bikini Drench Lip Splash Lipstick
Tarte Bikini Drench Lip Splash Lipstick

Tarte Hey Sailor Drench Lip Splash Lipstick
Tarte Hey Sailor Drench Lip Splash Lipstick

Tarte Hey Sailor Drench Lip Splash Lipstick
Tarte Hey Sailor Drench Lip Splash Lipstick

Tarte Hey Sailor Drench Lip Splash Lipstick
Tarte Hey Sailor Drench Lip Splash Lipstick

Tarte Hey Sailor Drench Lip Splash Lipstick
Tarte Hey Sailor Drench Lip Splash Lipstick

Tarte Hey Sailor Drench Lip Splash Lipstick
Tarte Hey Sailor Drench Lip Splash Lipstick

Tarte Hey Sailor Drench Lip Splash Lipstick
Tarte Hey Sailor Drench Lip Splash Lipstick

Tarte Hey Sailor Drench Lip Splash Lipstick
Tarte Hey Sailor Drench Lip Splash Lipstick

Tarte Mai Tai Drench Lip Splash Lipstick
Tarte Mai Tai Drench Lip Splash Lipstick

Tarte Mai Tai Drench Lip Splash Lipstick
Tarte Mai Tai Drench Lip Splash Lipstick

Tarte Mai Tai Drench Lip Splash Lipstick
Tarte Mai Tai Drench Lip Splash Lipstick

Tarte Mai Tai Drench Lip Splash Lipstick
Tarte Mai Tai Drench Lip Splash Lipstick

Tarte Mai Tai Drench Lip Splash Lipstick
Tarte Mai Tai Drench Lip Splash Lipstick

Tarte Mai Tai Drench Lip Splash Lipstick
Tarte Mai Tai Drench Lip Splash Lipstick

Tarte Mai Tai Drench Lip Splash Lipstick
Tarte Mai Tai Drench Lip Splash Lipstick

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  • Tarte Rainforest the Sea Aqua Foundation
  • Guerlain Les Voilettes
  • Tarte Sunlight Skin Twinkle Highlighter
  • Zoeva Palace Door Blush

On eyes:

  • Tarte Rainforest of the Sea Eyeshadow Palette
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