Bite Beauty Gemini Amuse Bouche Two-Toned Lipstick Review, Photos, Swatches

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Bite Beauty Gemini Amuse Bouche Two-Toned Lipstick
Bite Beauty Gemini Amuse Bouche Two-Toned Lipstick
Bite Beauty Gemini Amuse Bouche Two-Toned Lipstick
Bite Beauty Gemini Amuse Bouche Two-Toned Lipstick
Bite Beauty Gemini Amuse Bouche Two-Toned Lipstick
Bite Beauty Gemini Amuse Bouche Two-Toned Lipstick
Bite Beauty Gemini Amuse Bouche Two-Toned Lipstick
Bite Beauty Gemini Amuse Bouche Two-Toned Lipstick
Bite Beauty Gemini Amuse Bouche Two-Toned Lipstick
Bite Beauty Gemini Amuse Bouche Two-Toned Lipstick
Bite Beauty Gemini Amuse Bouche Two-Toned Lipstick
Bite Beauty Gemini Amuse Bouche Two-Toned Lipstick
Bite Beauty Gemini Amuse Bouche Two-Toned Lipstick
Bite Beauty Gemini Amuse Bouche Two-Toned Lipstick
Bite Beauty Gemini Amuse Bouche Two-Toned Lipstick
Bite Beauty Gemini Amuse Bouche Two-Toned Lipstick
Bite Beauty Gemini Amuse Bouche Two-Toned Lipstick
Bite Beauty Gemini Amuse Bouche Two-Toned Lipstick
Bite Beauty Gemini Amuse Bouche Two-Toned Lipstick
Bite Beauty Gemini Amuse Bouche Two-Toned Lipstick
Bite Beauty Gemini Amuse Bouche Two-Toned Lipstick
Bite Beauty Gemini Amuse Bouche Two-Toned Lipstick
Bite Beauty Gemini Amuse Bouche Two-Toned Lipstick
Bite Beauty Gemini Amuse Bouche Two-Toned Lipstick

Gemini

Bite Beauty Gemini Amuse Bouche Two-Toned LipstickBite Beauty Gemini Amuse Bouche Two-Toned Lipstick ($26.00 for 0.15 oz.) is two lipsticks in one with each half of the bullet being another shade. The edge is rounded, which is different than the typical Amuse Bouche lipstick bullet. I’m not a huge fan of the application from the bullet and would recommend a lip brush for precision as well as to ensure one doesn’t get the other half on accident. If you use a lip brush, it’ll be easier to keep more of the bullet clean if you expect to use the shades individually as well as layered. The quality of the formula was in line with past Amuse Bouche shades–comfortable, pigmented, long-wearing–but I think that releasing a dual-ended lipstick (like they have for the holidays) might have been better. You can view dupes for Gemini (mixed) here.

Gemini

LELimited Edition. $26.00.
A
A
9
Product
10
Pigmentation
8.5
Texture
9.5
Longevity
5
Application
93%
Total
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Bite Beauty Gemini (Left) Amuse Bouche Lipstick
Bite Beauty Gemini (Left) Amuse Bouche Lipstick
Bite Beauty Gemini (Left) Amuse Bouche Lipstick
Bite Beauty Gemini (Left) Amuse Bouche Lipstick
Bite Beauty Gemini (Left) Amuse Bouche Lipstick
Bite Beauty Gemini (Left) Amuse Bouche Lipstick
Bite Beauty Gemini (Left) Amuse Bouche Lipstick
Bite Beauty Gemini (Left) Amuse Bouche Lipstick
Bite Beauty Gemini (Left) Amuse Bouche Lipstick
Bite Beauty Gemini (Left) Amuse Bouche Lipstick
Bite Beauty Gemini (Left) Amuse Bouche Lipstick
Bite Beauty Gemini (Left) Amuse Bouche Lipstick
Bite Beauty Gemini (Left) Amuse Bouche Lipstick
Bite Beauty Gemini (Left) Amuse Bouche Lipstick
Bite Beauty Gemini (Left) Amuse Bouche Lipstick

Gemini (Left)

Gemini (Left) is a soft, medium-dark peach with subtle warm undertones and a satin finish. It had opaque color coverage that applied evenly across my lips, though there was a smidgen of product that gathered in my deeper lip lines (but it wasn’t noticeable from a normal viewing distance). The texture was smooth, lightly creamy and just tacky enough to adhere well to my lips and not slide around but never felt heavy on. It lasted for five hours and was hydrating.

FURTHER READING: Formula Overview for details on general performance and characteristics (like scent).

Formula Overview

$26.00/0.15 oz. - $173.33 Per Ounce

Bite Beauty Amuse Bouche Lipstick ($26.00 for 0.15 oz.) is supposed to have “bold, creamy color” with “extreme moisture, soft texture, and creamy wear.” The majority of the range is very pigmented–typically opaque with one pass–with a few shades being semi-opaque but usually buildable.

The consistency is very lightly creamy to lightly creamy with some shades requiring light-medium pressure and can pull the lip a bit when gliding it across the lips, though the color doesn’t appear ragged and the bullet itself doesn’t feel stiff (while other shades applied without tugging, so check individual shade reviews!) The majority of the shades I’ve tested have been lightly hydrating to non-drying and fairly comfortable to wear for the long-haul. They have a herbal, lemony scent but no discernible taste. They wear longer than average, from four to eight hours, depending on the intensity and propensity of the shade to stain.

Browse all of our Bite Beauty Amuse Bouche Lipstick swatches.

Ingredients

Ricinus Communis (Castor) Seed Oil**, Glyceryl Rosinate*, Cera Alba (Beeswax)**, Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Seed Oil**, Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea) Butter**, Triisostearyl Citrate*, Argan Kernel Oil**, Euphorbia Cerifera (Candelilla) Wax*, Hydrogenated Vegetable Oil*, Sesamum Indicum (Sesame) Seed Oil**, Copernicia Cerifera (Carnauba) Wax**, Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Cera (Wax)*, Polymethyl Methacrylate, Hydrogenated Castor Oil*, Flavor (Aroma), Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Wax*, Acacia Decurrens Flower Wax*, Polyglyceryin-3*, Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Oil**, Vitis Vinifera (Grape) Seed Extract**, Silk Powder*, Pearl Powder*, Glyceryl Oleate*, Olea Europaea (Olive) Oil Unsaponifiables*, Trans-Resveratrol*, Vitis Vinifera (Grape) Seed Oil**, Almond (Prunus Dulcis) Oil**, Olea Europaea (Olive) Fruit Oil**, Cocos Nucifera (Coconut) Oil**, Persea Gratissima (Avocado) Oil**, Prunus Armeniaca (Apricot) Kernel Oil**, Punica Granatum (Pomegranate) Seed Oil**, Siraitia Grosvenorii (Monk Fruit) Extract*.

Gemini (Left)

LELimited Edition. $26.00.
A
A
9
Product
10
Pigmentation
8.5
Texture
9.5
Longevity
5
Application
93%
Total
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Bite Beauty Gemini (Right) Amuse Bouche Lipstick
Bite Beauty Gemini (Right) Amuse Bouche Lipstick
Bite Beauty Gemini (Right) Amuse Bouche Lipstick
Bite Beauty Gemini (Right) Amuse Bouche Lipstick
Bite Beauty Gemini (Right) Amuse Bouche Lipstick
Bite Beauty Gemini (Right) Amuse Bouche Lipstick
Bite Beauty Gemini (Right) Amuse Bouche Lipstick
Bite Beauty Gemini (Right) Amuse Bouche Lipstick
Bite Beauty Gemini (Right) Amuse Bouche Lipstick
Bite Beauty Gemini (Right) Amuse Bouche Lipstick
Bite Beauty Gemini (Right) Amuse Bouche Lipstick
Bite Beauty Gemini (Right) Amuse Bouche Lipstick
Bite Beauty Gemini (Right) Amuse Bouche Lipstick
Bite Beauty Gemini (Right) Amuse Bouche Lipstick
Bite Beauty Gemini (Right) Amuse Bouche Lipstick

Gemini (Right)

Gemini (Right) is a vibrant, medium red with cool undertones and a cream finish. The lipstick was richly pigmented and had a lightweight, lightly creamy consistency that was comfortable to apply as it never dragged or tugged on my lips. There was a bit of product that gathered in my lip lines, but it wasn’t noticeable from a normal viewing distance. The color went on evenly and stayed on well for over six hours. The formula left a faint stain behind and was moisturizing to wear.

FURTHER READING: Formula Overview for details on general performance and characteristics (like scent).

Formula Overview

$26.00/0.15 oz. - $173.33 Per Ounce

Bite Beauty Amuse Bouche Lipstick ($26.00 for 0.15 oz.) is supposed to have “bold, creamy color” with “extreme moisture, soft texture, and creamy wear.” The majority of the range is very pigmented–typically opaque with one pass–with a few shades being semi-opaque but usually buildable.

The consistency is very lightly creamy to lightly creamy with some shades requiring light-medium pressure and can pull the lip a bit when gliding it across the lips, though the color doesn’t appear ragged and the bullet itself doesn’t feel stiff (while other shades applied without tugging, so check individual shade reviews!) The majority of the shades I’ve tested have been lightly hydrating to non-drying and fairly comfortable to wear for the long-haul. They have a herbal, lemony scent but no discernible taste. They wear longer than average, from four to eight hours, depending on the intensity and propensity of the shade to stain.

Browse all of our Bite Beauty Amuse Bouche Lipstick swatches.

Ingredients

Ricinus Communis (Castor) Seed Oil**, Glyceryl Rosinate*, Cera Alba (Beeswax)**, Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Seed Oil**, Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea) Butter**, Triisostearyl Citrate*, Argan Kernel Oil**, Euphorbia Cerifera (Candelilla) Wax*, Hydrogenated Vegetable Oil*, Sesamum Indicum (Sesame) Seed Oil**, Copernicia Cerifera (Carnauba) Wax**, Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Cera (Wax)*, Polymethyl Methacrylate, Hydrogenated Castor Oil*, Flavor (Aroma), Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Wax*, Acacia Decurrens Flower Wax*, Polyglyceryin-3*, Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Oil**, Vitis Vinifera (Grape) Seed Extract**, Silk Powder*, Pearl Powder*, Glyceryl Oleate*, Olea Europaea (Olive) Oil Unsaponifiables*, Trans-Resveratrol*, Vitis Vinifera (Grape) Seed Oil**, Almond (Prunus Dulcis) Oil**, Olea Europaea (Olive) Fruit Oil**, Cocos Nucifera (Coconut) Oil**, Persea Gratissima (Avocado) Oil**, Prunus Armeniaca (Apricot) Kernel Oil**, Punica Granatum (Pomegranate) Seed Oil**, Siraitia Grosvenorii (Monk Fruit) Extract*.

Gemini (Right)

LELimited Edition. $26.00.
A
A
9
Product
10
Pigmentation
8.5
Texture
10
Longevity
5
Application
94%
Total
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Christine Mielke is the editor-in-chief and has been reviewing products for over 14 years.

She has normal-to-dry skin with occasional dryness on cheeks and nose. She has a light plus skintone with subtle, warmer yellow undertones (view her foundation matches here).

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Both sides of the lipstick look very nice applied, but this sounds like a pain in the tush to use, especially if one needs to touch-up! I suppose, carrying a lip brush would be a must.

I am not a Gemini but this is such a beautiful shade I would be tempted to buy it just because of the shade. I am going to go back and look at dupes.

But what happens when you use one shade more than the other? This is what confuses me about this lipstick. I’d wear out the left a lot faster than the right.

Wow, I was dubious of this but all three shades you can get out of this are so pretty… I may need to check this one out!

I wasn’t sure what to expect when I ordered this, but I love it! I was worried the nude side would be too light for my skin tone [NC42], but it’s not awful – a darker lipliner around the edges, pair this with a smoky look and it’s beautiful. The red has become my all-time favorite red – it’s neutral leaning warm on me, and there’s something about the vibrancy of the shade that brightens up my face! Application is a bit of a PITA though, a lip brush is definitely the way to go. Given the pretty shades and the gorgeous formula, and I have no regrets!

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