Bite Beauty Midnight Rye & Damson Power Move Creamy Matte Lip Crayons Reviews & Swatches

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Bite Beauty Midnight Rye Power Move Creamy Matte Lip Crayon
Bite Beauty Midnight Rye Power Move Creamy Matte Lip Crayon
Bite Beauty Midnight Rye Power Move Creamy Matte Lip Crayon
Bite Beauty Midnight Rye Power Move Creamy Matte Lip Crayon
Bite Beauty Midnight Rye Power Move Creamy Matte Lip Crayon
Bite Beauty Midnight Rye Power Move Creamy Matte Lip Crayon
Bite Beauty Midnight Rye Power Move Creamy Matte Lip Crayon
Bite Beauty Midnight Rye Power Move Creamy Matte Lip Crayon
Bite Beauty Midnight Rye Power Move Creamy Matte Lip Crayon
Bite Beauty Midnight Rye Power Move Creamy Matte Lip Crayon
Bite Beauty Midnight Rye Power Move Creamy Matte Lip Crayon
Bite Beauty Midnight Rye Power Move Creamy Matte Lip Crayon
Bite Beauty Midnight Rye Power Move Creamy Matte Lip Crayon
Bite Beauty Midnight Rye Power Move Creamy Matte Lip Crayon
Bite Beauty Midnight Rye Power Move Creamy Matte Lip Crayon
Bite Beauty Midnight Rye Power Move Creamy Matte Lip Crayon
Bite Beauty Midnight Rye Power Move Creamy Matte Lip Crayon
Bite Beauty Midnight Rye Power Move Creamy Matte Lip Crayon

Midnight Rye

Bite Beauty Midnight Rye Power Move Creamy Matte Lip Crayon ($24.00 for 0.05 oz.) is a deep, chocolaty brown with subtle, warm undertones and a cream finish. It had nearly opaque color coverage in a single layer, which applied evenly and fluidly over my lips comfortably.

There was a smidgen of product that sank into my deeper lip lines toward the inner area of my lip that I could see in the close-up photo but couldn’t detect in person. The lip crayon had a lightweight, creamy texture that was smooth, emollient without being too slippery, and had a touch of tackiness after the initial application that helped keep it in place. It wore nicely for six hours and felt moisturizing over time.

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

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).

Midnight Rye

PPermanent. $24.00.
A
A
9
Product
10
Pigmentation
9
Texture
10
Longevity
5
Application
96%
Total
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Bite Beauty Damson Power Move Creamy Matte Lip Crayon
Bite Beauty Damson Power Move Creamy Matte Lip Crayon
Bite Beauty Damson Power Move Creamy Matte Lip Crayon
Bite Beauty Damson Power Move Creamy Matte Lip Crayon
Bite Beauty Damson Power Move Creamy Matte Lip Crayon
Bite Beauty Damson Power Move Creamy Matte Lip Crayon
Bite Beauty Damson Power Move Creamy Matte Lip Crayon
Bite Beauty Damson Power Move Creamy Matte Lip Crayon
Bite Beauty Damson Power Move Creamy Matte Lip Crayon
Bite Beauty Damson Power Move Creamy Matte Lip Crayon
Bite Beauty Damson Power Move Creamy Matte Lip Crayon
Bite Beauty Damson Power Move Creamy Matte Lip Crayon
Bite Beauty Damson Power Move Creamy Matte Lip Crayon
Bite Beauty Damson Power Move Creamy Matte Lip Crayon
Bite Beauty Damson Power Move Creamy Matte Lip Crayon
Bite Beauty Damson Power Move Creamy Matte Lip Crayon
Bite Beauty Damson Power Move Creamy Matte Lip Crayon
Bite Beauty Damson Power Move Creamy Matte Lip Crayon

Damson

Bite Beauty Damson Power Move Creamy Matte Lip Crayon ($24.00 for 0.05 oz.) is a deep, eggplant purple with subtle, warm undertones and a cream finish. It had semi-opaque pigmentation that applied evenly but settled somewhat into my lip lines, which was more noticeable on the inner areas of my lips where the product didn’t adhere as well.

The texture was smooth, lightweight, and creamy without being overly emollient (I think it looked more emollient than it felt), so I didn’t experience feathering during wear. It stayed on well for six hours, left a faint stain behind, and was hydrating.

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

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).

Damson

PPermanent. $24.00.
B+
B+
8.5
Product
9
Pigmentation
8
Texture
9
Longevity
5
Application
88%
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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Damson looks amazingly rich and lush. These sorts seem to be a shade I must love because I have UD Troublemaker and Nars Nancy, so I’m set!

Bite does a great job on these dark shades, no matter which formula. This really is a great, reliable company. I think even Viseart does not have this level of consistency. Darks can be shocking, but Bite’s are just beautiful.

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