ColourPop Caftan & First Bite Glossy Lip Stains Reviews & Swatches

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ColourPop Caftan Glossy Lip Stain
ColourPop Caftan Glossy Lip Stain
ColourPop Caftan Glossy Lip Stain
ColourPop Caftan Glossy Lip Stain
ColourPop Caftan Glossy Lip Stain
ColourPop Caftan Glossy Lip Stain
ColourPop Caftan Glossy Lip Stain
ColourPop Caftan Glossy Lip Stain
ColourPop Caftan Glossy Lip Stain
ColourPop Caftan Glossy Lip Stain
ColourPop Caftan Glossy Lip Stain
ColourPop Caftan Glossy Lip Stain
ColourPop Caftan Glossy Lip Stain
ColourPop Caftan Glossy Lip Stain
ColourPop Caftan Glossy Lip Stain
ColourPop Caftan Glossy Lip Stain
ColourPop Caftan Glossy Lip Stain
ColourPop Caftan Glossy Lip Stain

Caftan

ColourPop Caftan Glossy Lip Stain ($8.00 for 0.21 oz.) is a brighter, medium-dark red with warm undertones and a high-shine, glossy finish.

  • Medium, somewhat buildable coverage
  • Water-like initially, then slightly thicker with minimal tackiness
  • Spread somewhat evenly but give it a few seconds to thicken, then even out, slight settling into lip liknes
  • Longer-wearing (five to six hours, only lightly staining), hydrating

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

Formula Overview

$8.00/0.21 oz. - $38.10 Per Ounce

It's supposed to have the "long-lasting powers of a lip stain" with the "shine of a gloss" paired with "medium to buildable coverage" that is "non-drying." The initial texture was almost watery, overly spreadable (and the applicator often picked up more product than necessary, so take care during application) but dried down to a more satiny shine that was less glossy and more like a satin lipstick with some translucency.

The initial shine wore off within two hours, so it looked like a true satin finish--this was true of doing nothing or just taking a drink of a glass as it wasn't transfer-resistant. The stain did not power through a meal and tended to leave a very strong ring around the edges of my lips as it wore away so quickly while eating. Left to its own devices, most shades wore around six hours with a faint stain left behind.

It had medium, buildable coverage but quickly built to more semi-opaque coverage without an official second layer (just going back and forth to get an even layer of product). A couple of shades were truer to medium and others were more semi-opaque from the first layer.

There didn't seem to be any added fragrance nor taste while worn.

Browse all of our ColourPop Glossy Lip Stain swatches.

Ingredients

Caftan

LELimited Edition. $8.00.
A-
A-
8.5
Product
10
Pigmentation
8.5
Texture
9.5
Longevity
4
Application
90%
Total
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ColourPop First Bite #2 Glossy Lip Stain
ColourPop First Bite #2 Glossy Lip Stain
ColourPop First Bite #2 Glossy Lip Stain
ColourPop First Bite #2 Glossy Lip Stain
ColourPop First Bite #2 Glossy Lip Stain
ColourPop First Bite #2 Glossy Lip Stain
ColourPop First Bite #2 Glossy Lip Stain
ColourPop First Bite #2 Glossy Lip Stain
ColourPop First Bite #2 Glossy Lip Stain
ColourPop First Bite #2 Glossy Lip Stain
ColourPop First Bite #2 Glossy Lip Stain
ColourPop First Bite #2 Glossy Lip Stain
ColourPop First Bite #2 Glossy Lip Stain
ColourPop First Bite #2 Glossy Lip Stain
ColourPop First Bite #2 Glossy Lip Stain

First Bite #2

ColourPop First Bite #2 Glossy Lip Stain ($8.00 for 0.21 oz.) is a light-medium coral with moderate, warm undertones that leaned slightly more orange paired with a glossy finish.

  • Medium, somewhat buildable coverage
  • Water-like initially, then slightly thicker with minimal tackiness
  • Spread somewhat evenly but give it a few seconds to thicken, then even out with slight product in deeper lip lines
  • Longer-wearing (five to six hours, only lightly staining), hydrating

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

Possible Dupes
These are likely to be very similar shades based on our duping algorithm.

Formula Overview

$8.00/0.21 oz. - $38.10 Per Ounce

It's supposed to have the "long-lasting powers of a lip stain" with the "shine of a gloss" paired with "medium to buildable coverage" that is "non-drying." The initial texture was almost watery, overly spreadable (and the applicator often picked up more product than necessary, so take care during application) but dried down to a more satiny shine that was less glossy and more like a satin lipstick with some translucency.

The initial shine wore off within two hours, so it looked like a true satin finish--this was true of doing nothing or just taking a drink of a glass as it wasn't transfer-resistant. The stain did not power through a meal and tended to leave a very strong ring around the edges of my lips as it wore away so quickly while eating. Left to its own devices, most shades wore around six hours with a faint stain left behind.

It had medium, buildable coverage but quickly built to more semi-opaque coverage without an official second layer (just going back and forth to get an even layer of product). A couple of shades were truer to medium and others were more semi-opaque from the first layer.

There didn't seem to be any added fragrance nor taste while worn.

Browse all of our ColourPop Glossy Lip Stain swatches.

Ingredients

First Bite #2

LELimited Edition. $8.00.
B+
B+
8.5
Product
9
Pigmentation
8.5
Texture
9.5
Longevity
4.5
Application
89%
Total

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ac Avatar

Really like this formula but am still waaaaaaitinnnnnnng for a plum, a puce, violet, magenta, deep mauve or literally any of the cooler-toned colors they seem to constantly skip in favor of All Warm Tones All The Time. (Yes, I have “Berry Ripe” in addition to multiple tubes of TuttiFruity.)

Sarah Avatar

Ooo, Caftan is so pretty! Also, I really miss the full face pics with the lipsticks! Something about seeing it a little further away was always helpful for me. Anyway, I imagine this way is easier, though, and I always hope you do what’s best for you! 🥰

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