Bite Beauty Acai Smash & Pavlova Power Move Lip Crayons Reviews & Swatches

01/07

Bite Beauty Pavlova Power Move Creamy Matte Lip Crayon
Bite Beauty Pavlova Power Move Creamy Matte Lip Crayon
Bite Beauty Pavlova Power Move Creamy Matte Lip Crayon
Bite Beauty Pavlova Power Move Creamy Matte Lip Crayon
Bite Beauty Pavlova Power Move Creamy Matte Lip Crayon
Bite Beauty Pavlova Power Move Creamy Matte Lip Crayon
Bite Beauty Pavlova Power Move Creamy Matte Lip Crayon
Bite Beauty Pavlova Power Move Creamy Matte Lip Crayon
Bite Beauty Pavlova Power Move Creamy Matte Lip Crayon
Bite Beauty Pavlova Power Move Creamy Matte Lip Crayon
Bite Beauty Pavlova Power Move Creamy Matte Lip Crayon
Bite Beauty Pavlova Power Move Creamy Matte Lip Crayon
Bite Beauty Pavlova Power Move Creamy Matte Lip Crayon
Bite Beauty Pavlova Power Move Creamy Matte Lip Crayon
Bite Beauty Pavlova Power Move Creamy Matte Lip Crayon
Bite Beauty Pavlova Power Move Creamy Matte Lip Crayon
Bite Beauty Pavlova Power Move Creamy Matte Lip Crayon
Bite Beauty Pavlova Power Move Creamy Matte Lip Crayon
Bite Beauty Pavlova Power Move Creamy Matte Lip Crayon
Bite Beauty Pavlova Power Move Creamy Matte Lip Crayon
Bite Beauty Pavlova Power Move Creamy Matte Lip Crayon

Pavlova

Bite Beauty Pavlova Power Move Creamy Matte Lip Crayon ($24.00 for 0.05 oz.) is a deep, pinky-red with cool undertones and a satin sheen. It had semi-opaque pigmentation in a single layer, which was buildable to full coverage with less than a second layer.

The crayon felt smooth, creamy, and had moderate slip as it glided across my lips comfortably. It seemed to feel a smidgen tacky–in the best way–as it felt very lightweight, thin but not clingy, and sat well on my lips. It wore nicely for six hours, left a faint stain behind, and was lightly hydrating while worn.

Formula Overview

$24.00/0.05 oz. - $480.00 Per Ounce

The formula is supposed to have "bold, one-swipe color" paired with a "comfortable, creamy-matte finish" that is hydrating. The pencil includes a built-in sharpener as well. There's a lightly sweetened, herbal lemon scent but no discernible taste (similar to past Bite lip products). The texture felt impossibly creamy when swatched--almost like it was melting--and definitely "buttery" was the descriptor that came to mind, but the impressive part was that it did not feel like it melted on my lips.

I was concerned that the product would be too soft and too readily applied to lips, but instead, it just skated on with rich coverage delivered in a single stroke. I felt like I didn't even have to apply a full layer across my lips (as the pencil tip doesn't cover an entire lip area) as there was enough pigmentation to cover my lips by pressing and gently rubbing them together.

As I swatched and applied each shade, I found that they were particularly flattering on as they went on smoothly, didn't emphasize lip lines or lip texture, and had even coverage. They were comfortable to wear with moderate slip, though I didn't personally experience the product feathering or bleeding on me (but keep in mind, I'm not prone to either). They lasted between four and six hours with deeper shades lasting longer and having subtle stains left behind. The formula felt lightly to moderately hydrating over time.

Browse all of our Bite Beauty Power Move Creamy Matte Lip Crayon swatches.

Ingredients

Ricinus Communis (Castor) Seed Oil, Oleic/Linoleic/Linolenic Polyglycerides, Glyceryl Rosinate, Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea) Butter, Cetearyl Candelillate, Palm Acid/Adipic Acid/Pentaerythritol Crosspolymer, Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Wax/Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Cera, Hydrogenated Vegetable Oil, Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Oil, Silica, Cannabis Sativa Seed Oil, Squalane, Jojoba Esters, Polymethyl Methacrylate, Hydrogenated Castor Oil, Prunus Amygdalus Dulcis (Sweet Almond) Oil, Sesamum Indicum (Sesame) Seed Oil, Olea Europaea (Olive) Oil Unsaponifiables, Aroma (Flavor), Copernicia Cerifera (Carnauba) Wax/Copernicia Cerifera Cera/Cire De Carnauba, Cyperus Esculentus Root Oil, Cellulose, Rhus Succedanea Fruit Wax/Rhus Succedanea Fruit Cera, Shorea Robusta Resin, Acacia Decurrens Flower Wax/Acacia Decurrens Flower Cera, Cocos Nucifera (Coconut) Oil, Olea Europaea (Olive) Fruit Oil, Persea Gratissima (Avocado) Oil, Prunus Armeniaca (Apricot) Kernel Oil, Punica Granatum Seed Oil, Vitis Vinifera (Grape) Seed Oil, Pectin, Vitis Vinifera (Grape) Seed Extract, Aqua/Water/Eau, Theobroma Cacao (Cocoa) Extract, Momordica Grosvenorii Fruit Extract, Polyglycerin-3, Sorbitan Tristearate, Tocopherol, Hydrolyzed Vegetable Protein, Mentha Piperita (Peppermint) Oil, Limonene, Linalool, Citral May Contain [+/-]: Titanium Dioxide (Ci 77891), Manganese Violet (Ci 77742), Red 40 Lake (Ci 16035), Yellow 5 Lake (Ci 19140), Red 7 Lake (Ci 15850), Red 33 (Ci 17200), Blue 1 Lake (Ci 42090), Red 28 Lake (Ci 45410), Iron Oxides (Ci 77491, Ci 77492, Ci 77499), Red 30 Lake (Ci 73360), Red 7 (Ci 15850), Red 6 (Ci 15850), Yellow 6 Lake (Ci 15985), Red 6 Lake (Ci 15850), Red 27 Lake (Ci 45410).

Pavlova

PPermanent. $24.00.
A
A
9.5
Product
9
Pigmentation
9.5
Texture
10
Longevity
5
Application
96%
Total
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01/07

Bite Beauty Acai Smash Power Move Creamy Matte Lip Crayon
Bite Beauty Acai Smash Power Move Creamy Matte Lip Crayon
Bite Beauty Acai Smash Power Move Creamy Matte Lip Crayon
Bite Beauty Acai Smash Power Move Creamy Matte Lip Crayon
Bite Beauty Acai Smash Power Move Creamy Matte Lip Crayon
Bite Beauty Acai Smash Power Move Creamy Matte Lip Crayon
Bite Beauty Acai Smash Power Move Creamy Matte Lip Crayon
Bite Beauty Acai Smash Power Move Creamy Matte Lip Crayon
Bite Beauty Acai Smash Power Move Creamy Matte Lip Crayon
Bite Beauty Acai Smash Power Move Creamy Matte Lip Crayon
Bite Beauty Acai Smash Power Move Creamy Matte Lip Crayon
Bite Beauty Acai Smash Power Move Creamy Matte Lip Crayon
Bite Beauty Acai Smash Power Move Creamy Matte Lip Crayon
Bite Beauty Acai Smash Power Move Creamy Matte Lip Crayon
Bite Beauty Acai Smash Power Move Creamy Matte Lip Crayon
Bite Beauty Acai Smash Power Move Creamy Matte Lip Crayon
Bite Beauty Acai Smash Power Move Creamy Matte Lip Crayon
Bite Beauty Acai Smash Power Move Creamy Matte Lip Crayon
Bite Beauty Acai Smash Power Move Creamy Matte Lip Crayon
Bite Beauty Acai Smash Power Move Creamy Matte Lip Crayon
Bite Beauty Acai Smash Power Move Creamy Matte Lip Crayon

Acai Smash

Bite Beauty Acai Smash Power Move Creamy Matte Lip Crayon ($24.00 for 0.05 oz.) is a deeper, medium-dark berry with moderate, cool undertones and a satin sheen. It had nearly opaque color coverage in a single layer, which applied smoothly and evenly across my lips comfortably.

The texture felt creamy and moderately emollient as I applied it but ultimately, it felt thin (but not clingy), lightweight, and a smidgen of tackiness that I felt really helped keep it from emphasizing my lip lines, feathering, and gave it better longevity overall. It lasted well for six hours, left a faint stain behind, and was moisturizing over time.

Formula Overview

$24.00/0.05 oz. - $480.00 Per Ounce

The formula is supposed to have "bold, one-swipe color" paired with a "comfortable, creamy-matte finish" that is hydrating. The pencil includes a built-in sharpener as well. There's a lightly sweetened, herbal lemon scent but no discernible taste (similar to past Bite lip products). The texture felt impossibly creamy when swatched--almost like it was melting--and definitely "buttery" was the descriptor that came to mind, but the impressive part was that it did not feel like it melted on my lips.

I was concerned that the product would be too soft and too readily applied to lips, but instead, it just skated on with rich coverage delivered in a single stroke. I felt like I didn't even have to apply a full layer across my lips (as the pencil tip doesn't cover an entire lip area) as there was enough pigmentation to cover my lips by pressing and gently rubbing them together.

As I swatched and applied each shade, I found that they were particularly flattering on as they went on smoothly, didn't emphasize lip lines or lip texture, and had even coverage. They were comfortable to wear with moderate slip, though I didn't personally experience the product feathering or bleeding on me (but keep in mind, I'm not prone to either). They lasted between four and six hours with deeper shades lasting longer and having subtle stains left behind. The formula felt lightly to moderately hydrating over time.

Browse all of our Bite Beauty Power Move Creamy Matte Lip Crayon swatches.

Ingredients

Ricinus Communis (Castor) Seed Oil, Oleic/Linoleic/Linolenic Polyglycerides, Glyceryl Rosinate, Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea) Butter, Cetearyl Candelillate, Palm Acid/Adipic Acid/Pentaerythritol Crosspolymer, Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Wax/Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Cera, Hydrogenated Vegetable Oil, Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Oil, Silica, Cannabis Sativa Seed Oil, Squalane, Jojoba Esters, Polymethyl Methacrylate, Hydrogenated Castor Oil, Prunus Amygdalus Dulcis (Sweet Almond) Oil, Sesamum Indicum (Sesame) Seed Oil, Olea Europaea (Olive) Oil Unsaponifiables, Aroma (Flavor), Copernicia Cerifera (Carnauba) Wax/Copernicia Cerifera Cera/Cire De Carnauba, Cyperus Esculentus Root Oil, Cellulose, Rhus Succedanea Fruit Wax/Rhus Succedanea Fruit Cera, Shorea Robusta Resin, Acacia Decurrens Flower Wax/Acacia Decurrens Flower Cera, Cocos Nucifera (Coconut) Oil, Olea Europaea (Olive) Fruit Oil, Persea Gratissima (Avocado) Oil, Prunus Armeniaca (Apricot) Kernel Oil, Punica Granatum Seed Oil, Vitis Vinifera (Grape) Seed Oil, Pectin, Vitis Vinifera (Grape) Seed Extract, Aqua/Water/Eau, Theobroma Cacao (Cocoa) Extract, Momordica Grosvenorii Fruit Extract, Polyglycerin-3, Sorbitan Tristearate, Tocopherol, Hydrolyzed Vegetable Protein, Mentha Piperita (Peppermint) Oil, Limonene, Linalool, Citral May Contain [+/-]: Titanium Dioxide (Ci 77891), Manganese Violet (Ci 77742), Red 40 Lake (Ci 16035), Yellow 5 Lake (Ci 19140), Red 7 Lake (Ci 15850), Red 33 (Ci 17200), Blue 1 Lake (Ci 42090), Red 28 Lake (Ci 45410), Iron Oxides (Ci 77491, Ci 77492, Ci 77499), Red 30 Lake (Ci 73360), Red 7 (Ci 15850), Red 6 (Ci 15850), Yellow 6 Lake (Ci 15985), Red 6 Lake (Ci 15850), Red 27 Lake (Ci 45410).

Acai Smash

PPermanent. $24.00.
A
A
9.5
Product
9.5
Pigmentation
10
Texture
10
Longevity
5
Application
98%
Total
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About the Reviewer

Reviewer

Christine has normal-to-dry skin with areas of dryness (cheeks, nose, and under the eyes). She has a light-medium skintone with subtle, warmer yellow undertones. Her best foundation matches include: Tarte Rainforest of the Sea in Light-Medium Neutral (best match), Estee Lauder Double Wear Stay-in-Place Makeup in Desert Beige 2N1, Giorgio Armani Maestro Glow in 4.0, Hourglass Warm Ivory Vanish Seamless Finish, Laura Mercier Candleglow Soft Luminous in Dusk, MAC NC20/NC25, Make Up For Ever Ultra HD Liquid in Y305 (140). For more matches, please read our full Foundation FAQ. For more information on our review process, please read our Review FAQ.

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Thrilled to see that both of these beauties did so well! Pavlova is the first one I will try on to see if it would work with my coloring. Have 2 dupes of Acai Smash, but I wouldn’t call them so close that I couldn’t consider it. It well deserves its Temptalia Recommends status for both quality and uniqueness!

Açaí Smash is beautiful, but I have a dupe. And maybe this is weird, but I don’t like using lipstick that looks like a crayon or felt tip marker.

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