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. Burberry Bright Crimson (P, $34.00) is warmer (95% similar). Tarte So Fetch (P, $20.00) is brighter, lighter (90% similar). Colour Pop Brooklyn (P, $6.00) is lighter (90% similar). MAC Dangerously Red (P, $17.00) is darker (90% similar). Make Up For Ever C306 (P, $22.00) is glossier, lighter (90% similar). Urban Decay Alpha (P, $17.00) is cooler, darker (90% similar). Bobbi Brown Watermelon (P, $26.00) is more muted, darker (90% similar). Marc Jacobs Beauty Je t'aime (238) (P, $30.00) is warmer, more muted, darker (85% similar). Makeup Geek Chatterbox (P, $12.00) is lighter (85% similar). Marc Jacobs Beauty So Sofia (236) (P, $30.00) is warmer, brighter, lighter (85% similar). Colour Pop Ouiji (P, $6.00) is less glossy, warmer, lighter (90% similar). NARS Grace (P, $32.00) is warmer, brighter, lighter (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. Tarte Adorbs (P, $20.00) is darker (95% similar). Urban Decay Crush (P, $17.00) is glossier (95% similar). MAC Breathing Fire (LE, $17.00) is more muted (90% similar). MAC Pink Pigeon (P, $17.00) is cooler, more muted (90% similar). Estee Lauder Neon Azalea (P, $30.00) is cooler, darker (90% similar). Too Faced Melted Fuchsia (P, $21.00) is glossier, cooler, brighter (90% similar). Tom Ford Beauty Electric Pink (15) (P, $50.00) is more muted, darker (90% similar). Maybelline Faint for Fuchsia (P, $7.99) is lighter (90% similar). Colour Pop Sundae (DC, $6.00) is less glossy, darker, more shimmery (85% similar). MAC Flamboyish (LE, $17.00) is more muted, darker (80% 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 more muted, darker (95% similar). MAC Barbecue (LE, $17.00) is cooler (95% similar). Make Up For Ever C403 (P, $22.00) is darker (95% similar). Kat Von D Countess (P, $21.00) is less glossy, darker (95% similar). Estee Lauder Volatile (P, $30.00) is darker (95% similar). Tom Ford Beauty Cristiano (P, $35.00) is cooler (95% similar). Charlotte Tilbury Tell Laura (P, $32.00) is lighter (95% similar). Bite Beauty #008 (LE, $36.00) is glossier, lighter (95% similar). Maybelline Orange Danger (P, $7.49) is cooler (95% similar). Estee Lauder Chilean Sunset (LE, $45.00) is more muted, darker (95% similar). Tom Ford Beauty Flame (06) (P, $50.00) is glossier, brighter (95% similar). MAC Neon Orange (P, $17.00) is lighter (90% similar). Maybelline Craving Coral (P, $7.99) is less glossy, more muted, darker (90% similar). MAC Scarlet Ibis (LE, $17.00) is darker (90% similar). Bite Beauty Cayenne (P, $26.00) is darker (90% similar). MAC Tomango (LE, $17.00) is lighter (90% similar). NARS Lana (P, $32.00) is glossier, brighter (90% similar). MAC Dangerous (P, $17.00) is more muted, darker (90% similar). Bobbi Brown Lady Ruba (P, $26.00) is lighter (90% similar). MAC Lady Danger (P, $17.00) is less glossy, darker (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
Bikini
Bikini
9
Product
10
Pigmentation
9
Texture
8.5
Longevity
5
Application
92%
Total
Tarte Drench Lip Splash Lipstick Hey Sailor
9
Product
10
Pigmentation
8.5
Texture
9
Longevity
5
Application
92%
Total
Tarte Drench Lip Splash Lipstick Mai Tai
Mai Tai
Mai Tai
8.5
Product
10
Pigmentation
8.5
Texture
9
Longevity
5
Application
91%
Total
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Tarte Bikini Drench Lip Splash Lipstick
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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