Bite Beauty #012 (Sugar Plum) Creme Deluxe Lipstick Review, Photos, Swatches

Bite Beauty #012 (Sugar Plum) Creme Deluxe Lipstick
Bite Beauty #012 (Sugar Plum) Creme Deluxe Lipstick

Bite Beauty #012 (Sugar Plum) Creme Deluxe LipstickBite Beauty #012 (Sugar Plum) Creme Deluxe Lipstick ($36.00 for 0.15 oz.) is described as a “festive pink-red.” It’s a brightened, medium-dark pinky-red with cool undertones and a satin finish. Makeup Geek Trophy Wife (P, $12.00) is lighter (95% similar). ColourPop London Fog (P, $7.00) is warmer (95% similar). NYX Bloody Mary (P, $6.00) is less glossy (95% similar). Dior Marilyn (LE, $40.00) is darker (95% similar). Tom Ford Beauty Alain (P, $36.00) is darker (95% similar). MAC Love Goddess (LE, $20.00) is lighter (95% similar). NARS Luxembourg (PiP, $25.00) is darker (95% similar). Estee Lauder Lava (P, $32.00) is lighter (95% similar). Bite Beauty Sour Cherry (DC, $26.00) is darker, more muted, warmer (95% similar). NYX Eden (P, $6.00) is warmer (90% similar). MAC So Good For You (LE, $20.00) is darker, less glossy (90% similar). Tom Ford Beauty Emma (LE, $36.00) is more muted (90% similar). Chanel Luxuriant (150) (P, $37.00) is lighter, more muted (90% similar). Smashbox Red Rage (P, $21.00) is more shimmery, more muted (90% similar). Bite Beauty #078 (P, $18.00) is warmer, less glossy (90% similar). Urban Decay Psycho (P, $18.00) is lighter (90% similar). MAC Carmine Rouge (LE, $20.00) is warmer (90% similar). MAC By Special Order (LE, $20.00) is lighter (90% similar). Clinique Cherry Pop (P, $19.50) is darker (90% similar). NARS Dragon Girl (P, $27.00) is less glossy (90% similar). Top 20 dupes listed, see the rest. See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

This is the last and final shade of Bite Beauty’s year-long limited edition lipstick releases. It’s currently sold out, but maybe we’ll get lucky and get another restock (all the other shades are currently available). The Creme Deluxe formula is described as hydrating and pigmented, though I don’t notice much of a quality difference compared to this formula and their standard (and cheaper) Luminous Creme formula other than in finish (the latter is glossier and a little thicker as a result). December’s shade had mostly opaque color payoff with a smooth, lightly creamy texture that applied color evenly and was comfortable to wear. It lasted for six hours on me and left behind a slight stain, while the formula was lightly hydrating.

#012

LELimited Edition. $36.00.
A
A
9
Product
9.5
Pigmentation
9
Texture
10
Longevity
5
Application
94%
Total
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Bite Beauty #012 (Sugar Plum) Creme Deluxe Lipstick
Bite Beauty #012 (Sugar Plum) Creme Deluxe Lipstick

Bite Beauty #012 (Sugar Plum) Creme Deluxe Lipstick
Bite Beauty #012 (Sugar Plum) Creme Deluxe Lipstick

Bite Beauty #012 (Sugar Plum) Creme Deluxe Lipstick
Bite Beauty #012 (Sugar Plum) Creme Deluxe Lipstick

Bite Beauty #012 (Sugar Plum) Creme Deluxe Lipstick
Bite Beauty #012 (Sugar Plum) Creme Deluxe Lipstick

Bite Beauty #012 (Sugar Plum) Creme Deluxe Lipstick
Bite Beauty #012 (Sugar Plum) Creme Deluxe Lipstick

Bite Beauty #012 (Sugar Plum) Creme Deluxe Lipstick
Bite Beauty #012 (Sugar Plum) Creme Deluxe Lipstick

Bite Beauty #012 (Sugar Plum) Creme Deluxe Lipstick
Bite Beauty #012 (Sugar Plum) Creme Deluxe Lipstick

Bite Beauty #012 (Sugar Plum) Creme Deluxe Lipstick
Bite Beauty #012 (Sugar Plum) Creme Deluxe Lipstick

Bite Beauty #012 (Sugar Plum) Creme Deluxe Lipstick
Bite Beauty #012 (Sugar Plum) Creme Deluxe Lipstick

Bite Beauty #012 (Sugar Plum) Creme Deluxe Lipstick
Bite Beauty #012 (Sugar Plum) Creme Deluxe Lipstick

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Makeup Look
On face:
  • Make Up For Ever HD
  • Chanel Jersey Blush
  • Laura Mercier #001 Matte Radiance
On eyes:
  • Cle de Peau 313 Eye Color Quad
  • Sephora Love Affair Eyeliner
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I guess I’m having trouble with the new design of the website, I can’t find the info about what eye shadow you are wearing. At any rate, the look is gorgeous and I’m glad I ordered this one!

It’s not the design’s fault – it’s yours truly being a total idiot per usual and I forgot to include it. My deepest apologies – it should be there now. Again, I’m SO sorry!

Yeah! I snagged this one and have been waiting for your review to open it because I feel bad returning used things (unless they are just really bad). It’s pretty! I’d like to see something lighter from this line. I’m coming up with too many reds and deep shades!

Have you looked into their regular line-up? I think that has some lighter options πŸ™‚ I wonder if Bite will do this again next year.

It’s pretty and very festive, but dupe-able. For 2016, I hope they come out with some more unique colors, maybe some glosses or lippies in Panetone colors.

I haven’t heard anything yet, but I bet they will continue. The lipsticks are selling out every month, and it’s a way to keep BITE on people’s radar every month. I would love to see them come out with some more unique shades, like another BITE Opal , or take another stab at pastel glosses.

Bite could not seemingly have enough stock at Sephora to fulfill orders on the LE monthly offer which resulted in two of my big Sephora orders being cancelled post facto, but managed to pull together every single shade to sell as a set or individually for Christmas. So NO!

This last and final one of this year is a beauty! But I’m currently saving my dough for the Ellie Goulding collection instead. Plus, I already have Kir Royale which is 85% similar, and UD Catfight is a gorgeous pink-red that I need to remember to use more often!

I love the color but can’t decide if I should keep it. On me it looks just like Urban Decay’s Catfight, which is way cheaper! Decisions…

Hmmm, so now the question is if it comes back in stock is do I feel it’s too similar to Bite Kir Royale to justify the cost! I love it though!

Swoon, am in love! I love the pinky-red. I have Clinique Cherry Pop and #009 but this is the perfect pink-red, none of the dupes match this closely enough for me. Very tempted to get this if it’s sold again!

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