Bite Beauty Negroni & Brandy Power Move Creamy Matte Lip Crayons Reviews & Swatches

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

Negroni

Bite Beauty Negroni Power Move Creamy Matte Lip CrayonBite Beauty Negroni Power Move Creamy Matte Lip Crayon ($24.00 for 0.05 oz.) is a vibrant, medium-dark red with subtle, cool undertones and a satin sheen. It had nearly opaque color payoff that applied well to bare skin with a smooth, even lay down of product that didn’t emphasize my lip texture or lip lines.

The texture was smooth, thin without being clingy, and emollient enough to glide on with ease but not enough to feel slippery while worn. It stayed on well for six hours, left a faint stain behind, and felt moisturizing while worn.

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).

Negroni

PPermanent. $24.00.
A
A
9.5
Product
9.5
Pigmentation
9.5
Texture
10
Longevity
5
Application
97%
Total
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Bite Beauty Brandy Power Move Creamy Matte Lip Crayon
Bite Beauty Brandy Power Move Creamy Matte Lip Crayon
Bite Beauty Brandy Power Move Creamy Matte Lip Crayon
Bite Beauty Brandy Power Move Creamy Matte Lip Crayon
Bite Beauty Brandy Power Move Creamy Matte Lip Crayon
Bite Beauty Brandy Power Move Creamy Matte Lip Crayon
Bite Beauty Brandy Power Move Creamy Matte Lip Crayon
Bite Beauty Brandy Power Move Creamy Matte Lip Crayon
Bite Beauty Brandy Power Move Creamy Matte Lip Crayon
Bite Beauty Brandy Power Move Creamy Matte Lip Crayon
Bite Beauty Brandy Power Move Creamy Matte Lip Crayon
Bite Beauty Brandy Power Move Creamy Matte Lip Crayon
Bite Beauty Brandy Power Move Creamy Matte Lip Crayon
Bite Beauty Brandy Power Move Creamy Matte Lip Crayon
Bite Beauty Brandy Power Move Creamy Matte Lip Crayon
Bite Beauty Brandy Power Move Creamy Matte Lip Crayon
Bite Beauty Brandy Power Move Creamy Matte Lip Crayon
Bite Beauty Brandy Power Move Creamy Matte Lip Crayon

Brandy

Bite Beauty Brandy Power Move Creamy Matte Lip CrayonBite Beauty Brandy Power Move Creamy Matte Lip Crayon ($24.00 for 0.05 oz.) is a rich, reddened plum with muted, warm undertones and a satin finish. It had excellent pigmentation paired with a smooth, lightly creamy texture that was lightweight and spread easily over my lips.

The formula was forgiving of lip texture and lip lines, so it was easier to apply and to wear. The color wore nicely for five and a half hours and was hydrating over time.

The reformulation seemed to be slightly darker and cooler-toned than the original formula.

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).

Brandy

PPermanent. $24.00.
A
A
9.5
Product
10
Pigmentation
9.5
Texture
9.5
Longevity
5
Application
97%
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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These are so rich in pigment and smooth looking! Love ’em both, but probably no need for either shade, however. If I did, it would be Brandy…. could use a few swigs of that stuff right about now, too!

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