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Bite Beauty Mauvember 2017 Amuse Bouche Liquified Lipstick

01/08

Bite Beauty Mauvember 2017 Amuse Bouche Liquified Lipstick

Bite Beauty Mauvember 2017 Amuse Bouche Liquified Lipstick

Bite Beauty Mauvember 2017 Amuse Bouche Liquified Lipstick

Bite Beauty Mauvember 2017 Amuse Bouche Liquified Lipstick

Bite Beauty Mauvember 2017 Amuse Bouche Liquified Lipstick

Bite Beauty Mauvember 2017 Amuse Bouche Liquified Lipstick

Bite Beauty Mauvember 2017 Amuse Bouche Liquified Lipstick

Bite Beauty Mauvember 2017 Amuse Bouche Liquified Lipstick

Mauvember 2017

Bite Beauty Mauvember 2017 Amuse Bouche Liquified Lipstick ($24.00 for 0.25 oz.) is a medium, rosy mauve with cool undertones and a glossy, cream finish. It was richly pigmented in a single layer, and the liquid lipstick applied evenly and smoothly across the lips and did not emphasize the natural texture on my lips. The formula was lightweight, comfortable to wear, and long-wearing (five and a half hours of wear!) that felt hydrating over time.

Formula Overview

$24.00/0.25 oz. - $96.00 Per Ounce

The Amuse Bouche Liquified Lipstick is supposed to be "moisture-rich, high-pigment" in a "liquified" consistency that has a "creamy, comfortable application." It's a lightweight, fluid consistency that was neither runny nor thick on the lips. It does not dry down and feels mostly like a liquid-form of a lipstick (and not so much like a gloss). The majority of the range was incredibly pigmented and spread evenly across the lips. Some shades had a bit of color that sat in my lip lines, which was noticeable from a normal viewing distance with a few but not all. It had a lightly tacky feel on the lips, which helped to adhere as none of the shades I have tested have feathered on me. The formula was lightly hydrating, wore for four to seven hours, and had a light, herbal, lemony scent but no discernible taste.

If you've been following Bite for awhile, you might remember the Cashmere Lip Creams from a few years ago, which were also a liquid formula. Unfortunately, I had a couple leak on me and ended up tossing all of them out of fear, so I couldn't do a true comparison, but from my memory, it was slightly thicker and less tacky while both had a more natural shine after initial application.

Browse all of our Bite Beauty Amuse Bouche Liquified Lipstick swatches.

Ingredients

Ricinus Communis (Castor) Seed Oil *, Glyceryl Rosinate*, Silica*, Coconut Alkanes*, Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Oil*, Hydrogenated Coconut Oil*, Shellac Wax*, Hydroxystearic Acid*, Bismuth Oxychloride*, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride*, Euphorbia Cerifera (Candelilla) Wax*, Vanilla Planifolia Fruit Extract*, Aroma (Flavor)*, Polyglyceryl-3 Stearate*, Vanilla Tahitensis Fruit Extract*, Coco-Caprylate/Caprate*, Tocopherol*, Resveratrol*, Gardenia Tahitensis Flower Extract*, Ascorbyl Palmitate*, Momordica Grosvenorii Fruit Extract*, Cylindrotheca Fusiformis Extract*, Vitis Vinifera (Grape) Seed Extract, Mentha Piperita (Peppermint) Oil, Vitis Vinifera (Grape) Skin Extract*, Polygonum Cuspidatum Root Extract*. May Contain(+/-): Titanium Dioxide (Ci 77891)*, Iron Oxides (Ci 77491, Ci 77492, Ci77499)*, Carmine (Ci 75470)*, Blue 1 Lake (Ci 42090), Yellow 5 Lake (Ci 19140), Yellow 6 Lake (Ci 15985), Red 40 Lake (Ci 16035), Red 6 Lake (Ci 15850), Red 7 Lake (Ci 15850), Red 27 Lake (Ci 45410), Red 28 Lake (Ci 45410), Red 30 Lake (Ci 73360), Manganese Violet (Ci 77742)*, Tin Oxide*.

A+

Limited Edition

10
Product
10
Pigmentation
10
Texture
9.5
Longevity
5
Application
99%
Total
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Bite Beauty Mauvember 2017 Multistick

01/09

Bite Beauty Mauvember 2017 Multistick

Bite Beauty Mauvember 2017 Multistick

Bite Beauty Mauvember 2017 Multistick

Bite Beauty Mauvember 2017 Multistick

Bite Beauty Mauvember 2017 Multistick

Bite Beauty Mauvember 2017 Multistick

Bite Beauty Mauvember 2017 Multistick

Bite Beauty Mauvember 2017 Multistick

Bite Beauty Mauvember 2017 Multistick

Mauvember 2017

Bite Beauty Mauvember 2017 Multistick ($24.00 for 0.17 oz.) is a medium, rosy mauve with subtle, cool undertones and a semi-matte finish. It appeared more matte in finish as I blended and buffed out the product but had a subtle sheen to it when initially applied (particularly when worn at higher coverage).

As a lip color, it applied evenly and smoothly to the lips with opaque coverage when applied directly from the tube or a lip brush, and then had more semi-sheer, buildable coverage if applied using fingertips. The consistency is a bit thicker and denser, so I find fingertips to be the easiest to work with when it came to applying this as a cheek color, as it blended out a bit more readily with the heat of my fingertips, though it wasn’t as blendable as I would have wanted. I have not had good luck with respect to wear time using the Multisticks on the eyes–this one creased on me within a half hour–but the wear on lips and cheeks (six hours and nine hours, respectively) was fantastic.

Formula Overview

$24.00/0.17 oz. - $141.18 Per Ounce

Bite Beauty Multistick ($24.00 for 0.17 oz.) is a cream formula that can be worn on eyes, lips, and face, and it is supposed to be “blendable, breathable, and buildable” with a “soft focus finish.” In general, it has a more cream-like feel than powder-like, even after it “dries.” The consistency is medium in thickness–more noticeably thick when used on the lips, as it is quite dense–and is quite blendable across the majority of shades. They don’t have a true cream-to-powder dry down, as the Bite formula does not dry down completely. I did notice that the exposed portion of the bullet itself (like the flat top) gets drier and firmer after each use as if it dried out a bit on the exterior, but a light swipe on the skin reveals a much creamier interior. When I’ve used it directly from the tube on the lips, I can sense that “35% powder” part of the formula as well. I really liked the formula as a cream blush, as it was blendable, buildable, and long-wearing. As a lip product, it was decent to good (the performance depended a lot on the shade), and as an eye product, it was a total miss for me due to poor wear.

As an eyeshadow: The texture was blendable around the edges, while the thicker consistency and buildable coverage enabled me to get better coverage that didn’t just sheer out immediately. The issue I had with wearing the formula on my eyes was that I could not get the formula to wear well on eyes, as they continuously settled into creases within minutes of applying; I would smooth the color back out after the initial creasing, but it would just happen again after another five to ten minutes. I tried using the formula over different primers (Urban Decay Primer Potion, Too Faced Shadow Insurance, MAC 24-Hour Prep + Prime Eye) as well as dusting with translucent powder, but the wear was only improved to a couple of hours of wear before creasing occurred (instead of minutes).

As a cheek color: The formula has performed the best as a cream blush (or bronzer/contour). The were very much as described–blendable and buildable–and could be worn as true-to-tube color if desired, but it was easy to diffuse and blend out the blush on the cheeks. I liked to use a synthetic blush brush to swirl on the color and then used my fingertips to blend out the edges. While the formula didn’t dry down completely, it yielded a natural sheen that was glowy in a subdued way (and without shimmer), and it didn’t seem to result in wear issues, as the shades I have tested have all lasted between nine and ten hours as a cheek color. If I patted lightly at the blush on my skin, there would be immediate transfer onto my fingertip and a missing splotch of color on my skin. It set well with translucent powder but does lose its sheen (no transfer if I set it).

As a lip color: I was surprised to find that the formula wore about as well as an average lipstick on the lips, and the formula wasn’t drying at all. If you apply it directly from the tube like a regular lipstick, it’s very, very pigmented and totally opaque, but if you apply with fingertips or use a lip brush, it is more buildable. You can also apply directly from the tube to the center of lips and then use a fingertip/brush to blend and diffuse to the rest of the lips for sheerer coverage. It is most comfortable and flattering worn at a higher opacity, as the denser texture seems to help lips look smoother without emphasizing lip lines. Some of the lighter shades settled into lip lines while worn (after an hour or two), while others didn’t have such issues. Some shades were also more prone to fading more noticeably from the center of lips. What I was most impressed by was the fact that they did not feel dry or clingy on the lips, and the formula itself wasn’t drying at all, even after six hours of wear. Bite’s Amuse Bouche formula is a far superior lipstick formula, but these were absolutely wearable as a lipstick. It took as long as four hours before the color would start to look more matte, but it never felt truly powdery or dry.

Browse all of our Bite Beauty Multistick swatches.

Ingredients

Coco-Caprylate/Caprate, Triisostearoyl Polyglyceryl-3 Dimer Dilinoleate, Squalane, Silica, Coconut Alkanes, C10-18 Triglycerides, Cera Alba (Beeswax), Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea) Butter, Euphorbia Cerifera (Candelilla) Wax, Copernicia Cerifera (Carnauba) Wax, Jojoba Esters, Mica, Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Wax, Aroma (Flavor), Hydrogenated Olive Oil Unsaponifiables, Tocopherol, Stearoyl Glutamic Acid, Acacia Decurrens Flower Wax, Resveratrol, Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Oil, Polyglycerin-3, Vitis Vinifera (Grape) Seed Extract, Vitis Vinifera (Grape) Skin Extract, Polygonum Cuspidatum Root Extract. May Contain (+/-): Titanium Dioxide (Ci 77891), Carmine (Ci 75470), Manganese Violet (Ci 77742), Bismuth Oxychloride (Ci 77163), Iron Oxides (Ci 77492), Iron Oxides (Ci 77499), Iron Oxides (Ci 77491).

B+

Limited Edition

8.5
Product
10
Pigmentation
8.5
Texture
8
Longevity
4.5
Application
88%
Total

Bite Beauty Mauvember Lip Colors for November 2017

Bite Beauty Mauvember Lip Colors for November 2017
Bite Beauty Mauvember Lip Colors for November 2017

The Details

For the third year in a row, Bite Beauty has teamed up with The Movember Foundation to create a custom Mauvember shade just for Sephora. This year, the shade is available in their coveted Multistick and Amuse Bouche Liquified Lipstick formulas.

Now online

Amuse Bouche Liquified Lipstick, $24.00 (Limited Edition)

  • Mauvember Mauve

Multistick, $24.00 (Limited Edition)

  • Mauvember Mauve

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Bite Beauty Blush Pearl, Cherry Pearl, Lavender Pearl Prismatic Pearl Crème Lip Glosses

01/07

Bite Beauty Blush Pearl Crème Lip Gloss

Bite Beauty Blush Pearl Crème Lip Gloss

Bite Beauty Blush Pearl Crème Lip Gloss

Bite Beauty Blush Pearl Crème Lip Gloss

Bite Beauty Blush Pearl Crème Lip Gloss

Bite Beauty Blush Pearl Crème Lip Gloss

Bite Beauty Blush Pearl Crème Lip Gloss

Blush Pearl

Bite Beauty Blush Pearl Crème Lip Gloss ($22.00 for 0.14 oz.) is a milky pink base with iridescent pink and silver pearl and larger pink-to-violet sparkle. It had semi-sheer coverage that applied evenly and only had minimal settling into lip lines, which was impressive for the lightness of the color and the gloss formula itself. The texture was smooth, lightweight, and comfortable to wear with just a touch of tackiness. It wore well for four hours and was hydrating over time. I think the shade was designed to be sheerer, but it wasn’t made apparent in the product description (most of the glosses are semi-opaque to opaque).

Formula Overview

$22.00/0.14 oz. - $157.14 Per Ounce

The Creme Lip Gloss is supposed to give a “modern, foiled lip look” with “pearlized color pay off” while softening the lips. The formula had a light-medium weight to it, which I think helped ensure that the shimmer didn’t feel gritty on the lips. It had a little tackiness after an hour of wear, but it was never a really sticky or goopy gloss on. The wear was anywhere from four to five hours, and the formula felt hydrating to me. They had a really strong, mirror-like finish that made them more wearable on their own, as it was hard to notice any imperfections in the coverage. They also worked well layered over various lipsticks (both Bite’s lipsticks as well as other brands’ formulas) for adding shine and sparkle. The gloss had a sweet, fruity scent–the same one found in other Bite lip products.

Browse all of our Bite Beauty Crème Lip Gloss swatches.

Ingredients

Triisostearyl Citrate*, Calcium Sodium Borosilicate, Lanolin*, Dilinoleic Acid/Propanediol Copolymer*, Ricinus Communis (Castor) Seed Oil*, Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea Butter), Bis-Stearyl Ethylenediamine/Neopentyl Glycol/Stearyl Hydrogenated Dimer Dilinoleate Copolymer*, Glyceryl Rosinate*, Silica*,Cera Alba (Beeswax), Flavor (Aroma), Copernicia Cerifera (Carnauba) Wax, Hydrogenated Castor Oil*, Lonicera Caprifolium (Honeysuckle) Flower Extract*, Linoleic Acid*, Ethylcellulose*, Glyceryl Oleate*, Olea Europaea (Olive) Oil Unsaponifiables*, Lonicera Japonica (Honeysuckle) Flower Extract*, Tin Oxide, Vitis Vinifera (Grape) Seed Extract, Trans-Resveratrol*, Simmondsia Chinesis (Jojoba) Seed Oil*, Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Oil, Siraitia Grosvenorii (Monk Fruit) Extract*. May Contain: Titanium Dioxide (Ci 77891)*, Iron Oxides (Ci 77491, Ci 77492, Ci 77499)*.

B-

Limited Edition

8.5
Product
7
Pigmentation
8.5
Texture
8.5
Longevity
4.5
Application
82%
Total

Also In This Review

A-

Cherry Pearl

Limited Edition
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C+

Lavender Pearl

Limited Edition
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Bite Beauty Holiday 2017 Amuse Bouche Liquified Lip Set

01/05

Bite Beauty Holiday 2017 Amuse Bouche Liquified Lip Set

Bite Beauty Holiday 2017 Amuse Bouche Liquified Lip Set

Bite Beauty Holiday 2017 Amuse Bouche Liquified Lip Set

Bite Beauty Holiday 2017 Amuse Bouche Liquified Lip Set

Bite Beauty Holiday 2017 Amuse Bouche Liquified Lip Set

Holiday 2017

Bite Beauty Holiday 2017 Amuse Bouche Liquified Lip Set ($22.00 for 0.28 ofl. z.) contains four, miniature-sized liquid lipsticks from Bite. All four shades are available individually in the permanent line. The set’s versions felt consistent to me compared to the permanent versions, which I reviewed earlier this year when they initially debuted, so for the purposes of the review, I did not re-test for wear time but did go through things like pigmentation, texture, and so forth solely based on the set’s versions. I think it’s an excellent holiday set for someone in the market for Bite’s liquid lipstick–just do keep in mind that they are not a matte, dry-down kind of formula; they are liteally a liquid version of a traditional lipstick.

Value

A full-sized Amuse Bouche Liquified Lipstick retails for $24.00 and contains 0.25 fl. oz. or $96.00/oz. The set contains $26.88 worth of product.

A

Limited Edition

9
Product
9.5
Pigmentation
9
Texture
9.5
Longevity
5
Application
93%
Total

Also In This Review

B+

Whip

Permanent
Read Review
A

Braised

Permanent
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A-

Flambé

Permanent
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Bite Beauty Spiced Plum Amuse Bouche Lipstick

01/08

Bite Beauty Spiced Plum Amuse Bouche Lipstick

Bite Beauty Spiced Plum Amuse Bouche Lipstick

Bite Beauty Spiced Plum Amuse Bouche Lipstick

Bite Beauty Spiced Plum Amuse Bouche Lipstick

Bite Beauty Spiced Plum Amuse Bouche Lipstick

Bite Beauty Spiced Plum Amuse Bouche Lipstick

Bite Beauty Spiced Plum Amuse Bouche Lipstick

Bite Beauty Spiced Plum Amuse Bouche Lipstick

Spiced Plum

Bite Beauty Spiced Plum Amuse Bouche Lipstick ($26.00 for 0.15 oz.) is a deep, reddish plum with warmer undertones and flecks of fuchsia, deep pink, and copper pearl and a few larger sparkles. It had semi-opaque pigmentation that went on fairly evenly but settled into my lip lines noticeably.

As lovely as the color itself was, and it was nice to see the brand incorporate shimmer into the formula, it just did not have the same consistency or quality as the formula typically does. The texture glided on without tugging but had a fair amount of slip, which contributed to the product pulling into lip lines but also made it more slippery on the lips. It lasted for four hours and was hydrating over time, but more and more color gathered in my lip lines as I wore the lipstick.

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. 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 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 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

B-

Limited Edition

8
Product
8.5
Pigmentation
7
Texture
8
Longevity
4.5
Application
80%
Total