Bite Beauty Sweet Cream, Pickled Ginger, Persimmon Amuse Bouche Lipsticks Reviews, Photos, Swatches

Bite Beauty Amuse Bouche Lipsticks
Bite Beauty Amuse Bouche Lipsticks

Bite Beauty Sweet Cream Amuse Bouche LipstickBite Beauty Sweet Cream Amuse Bouche Lipstick ($26.00 for 0.15 oz.) is described as a “muted peach.” It’s a muted, medium coral rose with warm undertones and a satin finish. It had mostly opaque coverage with a slightly thinner consistency compared to other shades in the range, and it pulled at the lips slightly (but the color still went on smoothly). This shade wore well for four and a half hours and was neither drying nor hydrating. Givenchy Brun Createur (103) (P, $36.00) is lighter, brighter, warmer (90% similar). Shiseido J-Pop (210) (P, $26.00) is lighter, cooler (90% similar). Charlotte Tilbury Carina's Star (P, $34.00) is warmer (90% similar). Tom Ford Beauty Anne (LE, $36.00) is glossier (90% similar). Maybelline Honey Pink (P, $7.99) is lighter, less glossy (85% similar). Tom Ford Beauty Age of Consent (P, $55.00) is lighter, cooler (85% similar). Makeup Geek Soccer Mom (P, $12.00) is lighter, cooler (80% similar). Bobbi Brown Pink Nectar (P, $28.00) is lighter (90% similar). Colour Pop Topanga (P, $6.00) is lighter, brighter (90% similar). Bite Beauty Chablis (DC, $24.00) is lighter, brighter, cooler (85% similar). NARS Dolce Vita (P, $27.00) is darker, more muted, cooler (90% similar). NARS Tolede (P, $26.00) is darker, cooler (85% similar). MAC Pumpkin (LE, $25.00) is more muted, cooler (90% similar). Kat Von D Lolita II (P, $19.00) is darker, more muted (85% similar). Colour Pop Mrs. (LE, $7.00) is more muted, cooler (85% similar). Colour Pop Uno Mas (P, $7.00) is lighter, warmer (85% similar). Charlotte Tilbury Rose Kiss (LE, $34.00) is darker (85% similar). Kat Von D Double Dare (DC, $21.00) is darker, more muted, cooler (85% similar). Tom Ford Beauty Misbehaved (49) (P, $55.00) is lighter, brighter, warmer (80% similar). Colour Pop Dreamy (PiP, $7.00) is warmer (80% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

Bite Beauty Pickled Ginger Amuse Bouche LipstickBite Beauty Pickled Ginger Amuse Bouche Lipstick ($26.00 for 0.15 oz.) is described as an “electric coral.” It’s a bold, bright pink-coral with warm undertones and a satin finish. It was richly pigmented with a lightly creamy consistency that applied well without tugging on the lips. The color wore for over six hours and was lightly hydrating. Colour Pop Naked Ladies (LE, $7.00) is darker (95% similar). Colour Pop Beeokay (P, $7.00)(95% similar). Burberry Bright Crimson (P, $34.00) is cooler, glossier (95% similar). Bite Beauty #070 (P, $18.00) is cooler (95% similar). NARS Kelly (P, $34.00) is warmer, glossier (90% similar). Givenchy Corail Backstage (324) (P, $36.00) is lighter, glossier (90% similar). NARS Grace (P, $34.00) is darker (90% similar). NARS Famous Red (P, $27.00) is darker, warmer (90% similar). Colour Pop Daytrip (P, $6.00) is darker (90% similar). Fenty Beauty Dragon Mami (P, $18.00) is less shimmery, darker, warmer (90% similar). Bite Beauty Sucre (DC, $24.00) is warmer (90% similar). Tom Ford Beauty Empire (P, $55.00) is more shimmery, darker (90% similar). Makeup Geek Chatterbox (P, $12.00) is cooler (90% similar). MAC Burmese Kiss (LE, $20.00) is warmer (95% similar). Bobbi Brown Watermelon (P, $29.00) is darker (90% similar). Chanel Rouge Troublant (60) (P, $38.00) is darker, more muted (90% similar). Marc Jacobs Beauty So Sofia (236) (P, $30.00) is darker (90% similar). Milani I Am Happy (P, $6.99) is less shimmery, darker, less glossy (90% similar). Marc Jacobs Beauty Shout (138) (LE, $30.00) is more muted (90% similar). Colour Pop Paparazzi (P, $7.00) is lighter, less glossy (90% similar). Top 20 dupes listed, see the rest. See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

Bite Beauty Persimmon Amuse Bouche LipstickBite Beauty Persimmon Amuse Bouche Lipstick ($26.00 for 0.15 oz.) is described as an “intense red-orange.” It’s a bright, medium red-orange with warm undertones and a satin finish. It was intensely pigmented with one-stroke coverage that applied with smooth, even color. The consistency was firm in the tube, enough that there is a light pull as it is applied directly to the lips, though the color itself doesn’t drag. On me, the color lasted for over six hours, left a strong stain behind, and was very lightly hydrating overall. Tarte Mai Tai (P, $22.00) is lighter, brighter (95% similar). Estee Lauder Volatile (P, $32.00) is darker, less glossy (95% similar). Bite Beauty #074 (P, $18.00) is darker, more muted (95% similar). Tom Ford Beauty Connor (P, $36.00) is darker (95% similar). Bobbi Brown Lady Ruba (P, $28.00) is less glossy (95% similar). NYX Indie Flick (P, $6.00) is cooler (95% similar). Sephora Lava (P, $14.00) is lighter, less glossy (95% similar). Bite Beauty #008 (LE, $36.00) is brighter (95% similar). Bite Beauty Saffron Fire (LE, $26.00) is lighter, cooler (90% similar). Dior Trafalgar (844) (P, $34.00) is glossier (95% similar). NARS Red Square (P, $27.00) is less glossy (95% similar). Tom Ford Beauty Cristiano (P, $36.00) is cooler (95% similar). MAC Augmented Reality (LE, $20.00) is cooler (90% similar). Bite Beauty Cayenne (DC, $26.00) is lighter (90% similar). Maybelline Orange Danger (DC, $7.49) is darker, cooler (90% similar). Too Faced Sweet n' Sour (LE, $21.00) is lighter, less glossy (90% similar). Bobbi Brown Sunset (P, $29.00) is darker (90% similar). Chanel Entusiasta (164) (P, ) is darker, cooler, glossier (90% similar). MAC Shamelessly Vain (P, $19.00) is darker (90% similar). MAC So Chaud (P, $20.00) is darker (90% similar). Top 20 dupes listed, see the rest. See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

Formula Overview

Bite Beauty Amuse Bouche LipstickBite 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. All 34 shades are shimmer-free and vary being a soft satin finish to a natural finish (light shine but not glossy). The consistency is very lightly creamy to lightly creamyu 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 wear longer than average, from four to eight hours, depending on the intensity and propensity of the shade to stain.

In comparison to the Luminous Creme formula: The level of color payoff and lemony scent are the two things that are similar, but they feel quite different on. If you have drier lips and need the intense hydration that the Luminous Creme formula offered, I don’t know if you’re going to like these. The Luminous Creme formula had a thicker consistency with a very creamy texture that glided on and never tugged at all, and the thicker consistency paired with the glossier finish was more forgiving on lips as it didn’t emphasize lines, natural texture, dryness, or flaking. Some had issues with the Luminous Creme formula bleeding/feathering and shorter-wear due to the amount of slip (high), and the Amuse Bouche formula has much, much less slip, so the wear is longer. I didn’t typically experience bleeding/feathering with the Luminous Creme formula, and that is also true with Amuse Bouche, but I would expect less with this more satin-finish formula for most (but not all). The scent seemed slightly stronger in the Amuse Bouche range, but it wasn’t noticeable after I was done applying the color.

Sweet Cream

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B+
B+
8.5
Product
9.5
Pigmentation
8
Texture
9
Longevity
5
Application
89%
Total

Pickled Ginger

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A
A
9.5
Product
10
Pigmentation
9
Texture
10
Longevity
5
Application
97%
Total

Persimmon

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A
A
9
Product
10
Pigmentation
8.5
Texture
10
Longevity
5
Application
94%
Total
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Bite Beauty Amuse Bouche Lipstick
Bite Beauty Amuse Bouche Lipstick

Bite Beauty Sweet Cream Amuse Bouche Lipstick
Bite Beauty Sweet Cream Amuse Bouche Lipstick

Bite Beauty Sweet Cream Amuse Bouche Lipstick
Bite Beauty Sweet Cream Amuse Bouche Lipstick

Bite Beauty Sweet Cream Amuse Bouche Lipstick
Bite Beauty Sweet Cream Amuse Bouche Lipstick

Bite Beauty Sweet Cream Amuse Bouche Lipstick
Bite Beauty Sweet Cream Amuse Bouche Lipstick

Bite Beauty Sweet Cream Amuse Bouche Lipstick
Bite Beauty Sweet Cream Amuse Bouche Lipstick

Bite Beauty Sweet Cream Amuse Bouche Lipstick
Bite Beauty Sweet Cream Amuse Bouche Lipstick

Bite Beauty Pickled Ginger Amuse Bouche Lipstick
Bite Beauty Pickled Ginger Amuse Bouche Lipstick

Bite Beauty Pickled Ginger Amuse Bouche Lipstick
Bite Beauty Pickled Ginger Amuse Bouche Lipstick

Bite Beauty Pickled Ginger Amuse Bouche Lipstick
Bite Beauty Pickled Ginger Amuse Bouche Lipstick

Bite Beauty Pickled Ginger Amuse Bouche Lipstick
Bite Beauty Pickled Ginger Amuse Bouche Lipstick

Bite Beauty Pickled Ginger Amuse Bouche Lipstick
Bite Beauty Pickled Ginger Amuse Bouche Lipstick

Bite Beauty Pickled Ginger Amuse Bouche Lipstick
Bite Beauty Pickled Ginger Amuse Bouche Lipstick

Bite Beauty Persimmon Amuse Bouche Lipstick
Bite Beauty Persimmon Amuse Bouche Lipstick

Bite Beauty Persimmon Amuse Bouche Lipstick
Bite Beauty Persimmon Amuse Bouche Lipstick

Bite Beauty Persimmon Amuse Bouche Lipstick
Bite Beauty Persimmon Amuse Bouche Lipstick

Bite Beauty Persimmon Amuse Bouche Lipstick
Bite Beauty Persimmon Amuse Bouche Lipstick

Bite Beauty Persimmon Amuse Bouche Lipstick
Bite Beauty Persimmon Amuse Bouche Lipstick

Bite Beauty Persimmon Amuse Bouche Lipstick
Bite Beauty Persimmon Amuse Bouche Lipstick

94%

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Peachy colors can be tricky for me, but Sweet Cream looks like one that’s easy to wear. Think it has enough brown and red in it, for me to pull it off. Don’t think I have anything like it in my stash, it’s going on my wish list for next Sephora sale

Well, I’m a firm believer in you can wear anything you want – it’s just the confidence to do so that you need! If I can find a way to wear cool pinks, I bet someone cool-toned can wear bright corals 😉

I’m loving ALL 3! Any surprise, though, considering? Especially enthralled by Sweet Cream, it just screams “Summer!” to me. Yep, these are my kind of spring-summer shades!
Pickled Ginger looks very tempting, too!

Having wondered why Pickled Ginger not only looked so good to me, but also strangely familiar, I looked at all the possible dupes listed. No wonder I love it! I have both MAC La Vie En Rouge and Make Me Gorgeous! ?

Oh man, I have to pick me up some of these. Bite lipsticks are probably my favorite I’ve come across and I’d be super stoked to not have to reapply so frequently.

I like Sweet Cream best, I do love the colour of Pickled Ginger but it’d be too bright for me and wash me out. Persimmon also looks good, but too warm for me.

Pickled Ginger is so summery!It’s going on my wish list for sure! Permisson was one of my faves form the original line and I have it on 2 ends of the Mix N mingles and I own the Lab #08 which is listed as 95% dupe.I’ll need to compare it. I looked for these yesterday and I was told they were not going to be in my local store fore a few weeks!

Pickled Ginger is my FAVORITE kind of lipstick shade! The only reason I didn’t order it is because I thought it was basically a repromote of Lip Lab 006, which I have. I guess it’s a lot brighter and different enough to have both!

Whoa, Pickled Ginger is a BEAUTY! And with the recommended sticker on it, I’m definitely going to pick this up at Sephora this month! Thank you Christine!

The Sephora near me didn’t have these in stock yet on Friday, was bummed because I’m eager to try them! These shades are some of my favorites, they’re very pretty.

I dont know why but I just love this collection. I had to try a couple colors to finally land on Rhubarb. But this photo makes me want sweet cream too. I swear I want them all!

I admired Kelly but thought it was a bit a too warm. If this is slightly cooler I’ll have to swatch it as soon as it’s in store. I want to blind buy it but I’m not 100% sure I can pull it off and I’m terrible at returning things.

I have Sweet Cream and I love the colour, it’s funny how different it looks on me compared to you though! On me it is a much darker reddish shade but it was exactly what I had been looking for for ages. I see so many reviews saying it is long lasting but I find it doesn’t last very long at all? It transfers soooo easily onto everything and I have to basically re-do my lips after eating anything 🙁

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