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Bite Beauty Sugarcane & Molasses Matte Crème Lip Crayons

01/06

Bite Beauty Sugarcane Matte Crème Lip Crayon

Bite Beauty Sugarcane Matte Crème Lip Crayon

Bite Beauty Sugarcane Matte Crème Lip Crayon

Bite Beauty Sugarcane Matte Crème Lip Crayon

Bite Beauty Sugarcane Matte Crème Lip Crayon

Bite Beauty Sugarcane Matte Crème Lip Crayon

Sugarcane

Bite Beauty Sugarcane Matte Crème Lip Crayon ($24.00 for 0.05 oz.) is a light-medium pink with subtle, warm undertones and a satin sheen. It had nearly opaque pigmentation in a single layer with a lightly creamy consistency that had moderate slip. The texture wasn’t the most favorable on the lips as some color pulled into my lip lines, particularly as the color wore on. The formula was lightweight, comfortable to wear, and hydrating over the four hours it lasted for.

Formula Overview

$24.00/0.05 oz. - $480.00 Per Ounce

Bite Beauty Matte Creme Lip Crayon is supposed to be “long-wearing,” hydrating, and pigmented. It’s one of my favorite formulas for really pigmented, long-wearing, comfortable color that is more matte, though I wouldn’t describe them as a true or flat matte. There is a slight shine to them that wears down within an hour or so of wear (as you’d expect for most semi-matte to satin finish lipsticks). They come in a twist-up, large pencil format that makes it fairly easy to get precise edges and even coverage. The formula has a slightly herbal, lemony scent but no discernible taste to me.

Browse all of our Bite Beauty Matte Crème Lip Crayon swatches.

Ingredients

Organic Ricinus Communis (Castor) Seed Oil, Acacia Decurrens Wax, Jojoba Wax, Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Wax, Polyglyceryin-3, Polyhydroxystearic Acid, Organic Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea Butter), Organic Cera Alba (Beeswax), Silica, Citrus Aurantium Dulcis (Orange) Peel Wax, Coco-Caprylate, Copernicia Cerifera (Xarnauba) Wax, Natural Flavor, Tocopherol, Trans-Resveratrol, Vitis Vinefera (Grape) Vine Extract, Siraitia Grosvenorii (Monk Fruit Concentrate). May Contain: Mica (CI 77019, Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891), Iron Oxides (CI 77491, CI 7492, CI 77499), Carmine (CI 75470), FD&C Blue No. 1 (CI 42090), FD&C Yellow No. 5 (CI 19140), FD&C Yellow No. 7 (CI 15985), FD&C Red No. 40 (CI 16035), D&C Red 6 (CI 15850), D&C Red 7 (CI 15850), Manganese Violet (CI 77742).

Sugarcane
Sugarcane
8.5
Product
9.5
Pigmentation
8
Texture
8
Longevity
4.5
Application
86%
Total

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Charlotte Tilbury Best Actress, Charlotte Darling, Platinum Blonde Hollywood Lips Matte Liquid Lipsticks

01/06

Charlotte Tilbury Best Actress Hollywood Lips Matte Liquid Lipstick

Charlotte Tilbury Best Actress Hollywood Lips Matte Liquid Lipstick

Charlotte Tilbury Best Actress Hollywood Lips Matte Liquid Lipstick

Charlotte Tilbury Best Actress Hollywood Lips Matte Liquid Lipstick

Charlotte Tilbury Best Actress Hollywood Lips Matte Liquid Lipstick

Charlotte Tilbury Best Actress Hollywood Lips Matte Liquid Lipstick

Best Actress

Charlotte Tilbury Best Actress Hollywood Lips Matte Liquid Lipstick ($34.00 for 0.24 oz.) is a medium-dark peachy brown with warm undertones and a satin sheen. It had opaque pigmentation that covered the lips fairly evenly, but some of the color pulled into my lip lines. The formula (generally) had a tendency to do this as it wore, so it was just worse with this particular shade. The texture was smooth, mousse-like, and easy to spread across the lips. It was comfortable to wear for the four and a half hours it lasted before fading and settling into lip lines enough to merit a reapplication, but it was, at least, not drying.

Formula Overview

$34.00/0.24 oz. - $141.67 Per Ounce

The formula is described as having the glide "like a gloss" with a "soft-focus matte" finish that will "nurture your lips like a cream" while having "full coverage." The texture of the formula was mousse-like without a lot of slip or wetness; it definitely felt more velvety and smooth with an airy quality to its "thickness." The color spread comfortably across the lips and typically yielded semi-opaque to opaque coverage that went on evenly but sometimes settled into my lip lines.

I did not find them to be particularly long-wearing--more like a standard bullet lipstick than a more traditional liquid lipstick, which was likely due to the fact that these never fully set or dried down on me. They had a semi-matte to satin finish that wore down to a matte finish (after two to three hours). The wear ranged from three to five hours on me and was fairly comfortable, though I would not describe the formula as hydrating.

The applicator is supposed to be like a stiletto heel, and it had a very steep angle that I did not find hugged my lips as well as the brand seemed to design it to--there are a lot of other doe-foot-like applicators that are more curved now to hug the lips that have been easier to use. The steepness of Charlotte Tilbury's applicator is what made it harder to apply for me, and I ended up using the other side for a lot of my upper lip.

The formula had a sweet, vanilla scent that was slightly noticeable on the lips but no discernible taste.

Browse all of our Charlotte Tilbury Hollywood Lips Matte Liquid Lipstick swatches.

Ingredients

Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Cyclopentasiloxane, Cera Alba/Beeswax/Cire D'abeille, Cyclohexasiloxane, Silica, Trimethylsiloxysilicate, Disteardimonium Hectorite, Propylene Carbonate, Phenoxyethanol, Tocopheryl Acetate, Vanillin, Limonium Gerberi Extract: [May Contain/Peut Contenir (+/-): Titanium Dioxide (Ci 77891), Red 7 Lake (Ci 15850), Yellow 5 Lake (Ci 19140), Iron Oxides (Ci 77491, Ci 77492, Ci 77499), Red 30 Lake (Ci 73360), Blue 1 Lake (Ci 42090), Red 6 (Ci 15850)].

8
Product
9.5
Pigmentation
8
Texture
8.5
Longevity
4.5
Application
86%
Total

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Bite Beauty Chai, Pare, Chiffonade Amuse Bouche Liquified Lipsticks

01/06

Bite Beauty Chai Amuse Bouche Liquified Lipstick

Bite Beauty Chai Amuse Bouche Liquified Lipstick

Bite Beauty Chai Amuse Bouche Liquified Lipstick

Bite Beauty Chai Amuse Bouche Liquified Lipstick

Bite Beauty Chai Amuse Bouche Liquified Lipstick

Bite Beauty Chai Amuse Bouche Liquified Lipstick

Chai

Bite Beauty Chai Amuse Bouche Liquified Lipstick ($24.00 for 0.25 fl. oz.) is a muted, medium-dark plum with a hint of rose and neutral-to-warm undertones. The finish was glossy with a more cream-like look. It had very high color payoff that covered the lips with even color. The liquid lipstick was lightweight with slight slip, but it didn’t feel slippery on the lips or move around too much. It wasn’t as smoothing as other shades in the range, but it didn’t accentuate my natural lip texture either. On me, the color stayed on well for four and a half hours and was moisturizing.

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*.

Chai
Chai
9
Product
9.5
Pigmentation
8.5
Texture
9
Longevity
5
Application
91%
Total

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Make Up For Ever M205 Artist Rouge Lipstick

01/06

Make Up For Ever M205 Artist Rouge Lipstick

Make Up For Ever M205 Artist Rouge Lipstick

Make Up For Ever M205 Artist Rouge Lipstick

Make Up For Ever M205 Artist Rouge Lipstick

Make Up For Ever M205 Artist Rouge Lipstick

Make Up For Ever M205 Artist Rouge Lipstick

M205

Make Up For Ever M205 Artist Rouge Lipstick ($22.00 for 0.12 oz.) is a medium-dark plum with cooler undertones and a semi-matte finish. It wasn’t shiny, but the texture was creamy and velvety enough that it did not appear flat or totally matte to my eye, though it eventually wore down to a matte finish after a couple of hours of wearing it. It had opaque pigmentation that applied evenly across the lips, but there was a touch of color that separated and pulled into my deeper lip lines over time. This shade lasted well for five hours and was non-drying.

Formula Overview

$22.00/0.12 oz. - $183.33 Per Ounce

The formula is supposed to be long-wearing, “extremely pigmented,” and hydrating. It is available in two finishes–Cream and Matte, indicated by the C or M in the beginning of each shade’s name. The Cream formula is richly pigmented, lightly creamy without being too emollient or slippery, and go on smoothly and feel good while worn (wear ranges from four to eight hours, depending on the shade).

The Matte formula is thinner and clings somewhat to lips, though it goes on nicely and doesn’t tug, and it doesn’t always look flattering on as it can emphasize imperfections on my lips but really depends on the shade, as some look great on. I found the Cream formula to be moderately hydrating, while the Matte formula was slightly to moderately drying. All shades had a slight, rosy scent to them, though I didn’t notice any taste.

Browse all of our Make Up For Ever Artist Rouge Lipstick swatches.

M205
M205
9
Product
10
Pigmentation
8.5
Texture
9
Longevity
5
Application
92%
Total

Charlotte Tilbury Too Bad I’m Bad & Show Girl Hollywood Lips Matte Liquid Lipsticks

01/06

Charlotte Tilbury Too Bad I'm Bad Hollywood Lips Matte Liquid Lipstick

Charlotte Tilbury Too Bad I'm Bad Hollywood Lips Matte Liquid Lipstick

Charlotte Tilbury Too Bad I'm Bad Hollywood Lips Matte Liquid Lipstick

Charlotte Tilbury Too Bad I'm Bad Hollywood Lips Matte Liquid Lipstick

Charlotte Tilbury Too Bad I'm Bad Hollywood Lips Matte Liquid Lipstick

Charlotte Tilbury Too Bad I'm Bad Hollywood Lips Matte Liquid Lipstick

Too Bad I'm Bad

Charlotte Tilbury Too Bad I’m Bad Hollywood Lips Matte Liquid Lipstick ($34.00 for 0.24 oz.) is a medium, pinky coral with soft, warm undertones and a semi-matte finish. It had opaque color coverage that applied evenly across the lips, but the color “split” along my deeper lip lines so it was not the most flattering texture on. The liquid lipstick had a velvety, airy, mousse-like consistency that glided across with ease and never felt wet. The “dry down” isn’t like your typical liquid lipstick, as it did not set to a transfer-proof finish and felt a touch tacky whenever I pressed my lips together. It wore well for four and a half hours with color that gathered in my lip lines over time, while the formula was neither drying nor hydrating.

Formula Overview

$34.00/0.24 oz. - $141.67 Per Ounce

The formula is described as having the glide "like a gloss" with a "soft-focus matte" finish that will "nurture your lips like a cream" while having "full coverage." The texture of the formula was mousse-like without a lot of slip or wetness; it definitely felt more velvety and smooth with an airy quality to its "thickness." The color spread comfortably across the lips and typically yielded semi-opaque to opaque coverage that went on evenly but sometimes settled into my lip lines.

I did not find them to be particularly long-wearing--more like a standard bullet lipstick than a more traditional liquid lipstick, which was likely due to the fact that these never fully set or dried down on me. They had a semi-matte to satin finish that wore down to a matte finish (after two to three hours). The wear ranged from three to five hours on me and was fairly comfortable, though I would not describe the formula as hydrating.

The applicator is supposed to be like a stiletto heel, and it had a very steep angle that I did not find hugged my lips as well as the brand seemed to design it to--there are a lot of other doe-foot-like applicators that are more curved now to hug the lips that have been easier to use. The steepness of Charlotte Tilbury's applicator is what made it harder to apply for me, and I ended up using the other side for a lot of my upper lip.

The formula had a sweet, vanilla scent that was slightly noticeable on the lips but no discernible taste.

Browse all of our Charlotte Tilbury Hollywood Lips Matte Liquid Lipstick swatches.

Ingredients

Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Cyclopentasiloxane, Cera Alba/Beeswax/Cire D'abeille, Cyclohexasiloxane, Silica, Trimethylsiloxysilicate, Disteardimonium Hectorite, Propylene Carbonate, Phenoxyethanol, Tocopheryl Acetate, Vanillin, Limonium Gerberi Extract: [May Contain/Peut Contenir (+/-): Titanium Dioxide (Ci 77891), Red 7 Lake (Ci 15850), Yellow 5 Lake (Ci 19140), Iron Oxides (Ci 77491, Ci 77492, Ci 77499), Red 30 Lake (Ci 73360), Blue 1 Lake (Ci 42090), Red 6 (Ci 15850)].

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B+

Dose of Colors Over the Top Desi x Katy Lipgloss

01/08

Dose of Colors Over the Top Desi x Katy Lipgloss

Dose of Colors Over the Top Desi x Katy Lipgloss

Dose of Colors Over the Top Desi x Katy Lipgloss

Dose of Colors Over the Top Desi x Katy Lipgloss

Dose of Colors Over the Top Desi x Katy Lipgloss

Dose of Colors Over the Top Desi x Katy Lipgloss

Dose of Colors Over the Top Desi x Katy Lipgloss

Dose of Colors Over the Top Desi x Katy Lipgloss

Over the Top

Dose of Colors Over the Top Lip Gloss ($15.00 for 0.14 fl. oz.) is a clear gloss with flecks of medium-sized gold sparkle. It’s not designed to be much more than a clear gloss with gold sparkle in it (it’s actually described as “a mega-shine clear gloss infused with reflective gold reflects”). It had noticeable sparkle but wasn’t chocked-full of it either. The texture was smooth, lightweight, and non-tacky on the lips, and the gloss spread easily across my lips. I had a sweet, vanilla-like scent but no discernible taste. The gloss lasted for an hour and a half on me and seemed slightly hydrating.

Ingredients

Polybutene Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Oil Octyldodecanol Ethylhexyl Palmitate, Euphorbia Cerifera (candelilla) wax Copernicia prunifera (carnauba) wax, Trihydroxystearin Vanilla Planifolia Fruit Calcium Aluminum Borosilicate Silica Polyethylene terephthalate Phenoxyethanol Ethylhexylglycerin. MAY CONTAIN: Mica (CI 77019) Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891) Tin Oxide (CI 77861)

B

Limited Edition

8.5
Product
10
Pigmentation
9
Texture
6
Longevity
5
Application
86%
Total