OCC Manhunter Lip Tar (Metallic) Review, Photos, Swatches

OCC Manhunter Lip Tar (Metallic)
OCC Manhunter Lip Tar (Metallic)

OCC Manhunter Lip Tar (Metallic) ($18.00 for 0.33 fl. oz.) is described as a “red-orange with golden shimmer.” It’s a vibrant, orange-red with warm undertones and a very fine, coppery-gold metallic shimmer. MAC Head in the Clouds (LE, $16.00) is redder. Chanel Enigmatique (135) (P, $34.00) is more muted, redder. Milani Cherry Crave (P, $5.49) is redder. Obsessive Compulsive Cosmetics Super NSFW (P, $18.00) is redder. See comparison swatches / view dupes.

This is a new and permanent shade in the Lip Tar range. Manhunter had intense, fully opaque color coverage with barely any product. The consistency was lightweight, thin but not watery, and easy to apply/blend across the lip for a smooth, even color application. It has more of a semi-matte finish and a light shimmery sheen, but it is a lot less metallic than other hues in the Metallic range, which also gave it a smoother feel on the lips. It wears nine and a half hours on me with a few stray shimmers going outside the natural lip line over time, but the color wears well and leaves behind a strong stain. I found it just slightly drying towards the very end of wear.

P.S. — A few readers mentioned it wasn’t yet available at Sephora, but Beautylish has it online now.


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OCC Manhunter Lip Tar (Metallic)
OCC Manhunter Lip Tar (Metallic)

OCC Manhunter Lip Tar (Metallic)
OCC Manhunter Lip Tar (Metallic)

OCC Manhunter Lip Tar (Metallic)
OCC Manhunter Lip Tar (Metallic)

OCC Manhunter Lip Tar (Metallic)
OCC Manhunter Lip Tar (Metallic)

OCC Manhunter Lip Tar (Metallic)
OCC Manhunter Lip Tar (Metallic)

OCC Manhunter Lip Tar (Metallic)
OCC Manhunter Lip Tar (Metallic)

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great colour! Looks too metallic in the tube, but works! I have problems with OCC lip tars and drying.. going to pick up the Anastasia waterproofing gel with my next Sephora haul as recommended to see if that helps with my issue. If so, I might pick this one up.

This is a great color! I’ve been meaning to buy Milani Cherry Craze for a while now, but keep forgetting whenever I’m in CVS or something. I’ll have to make a point of getting it, since it’s a decent dupe. I love the metallic shimmer without being overkill!

You pull off reds so well, Christine! I don’t know if I could rock this color, but the formula sounds impressive (nine and a half hours of wear — wow!).

Thank you, Carolyn! Lip Tars in the darker shades usually wear pretty long and well on me – the thinner/watery shades and/or lighter ones are shorter, though!

hotnessssss 🙂
can you believe i looked at post some 10 times before writing the comment 🙂
this is seriously gorgeous on you

That is one gorgeous color!! I love the subtle hint of shimmer. The formula looks a little clingy so I’m hoping it’ll be kind to dry lips

I find liquids are usually nicer on drier lips in terms of initial application – more forgiving since they have a creamier consistency.

I love the consistency of the lip tar – as in the viscosity, not product quality, but that’s always great too! I think I prefer it over most lipsticks, and I do own four liptars and always forget to reach for them!! For me the tube/lip brush combo isn’t as quick and easy to slap on as is a traditional bullet. It’s sad that I forgo quality for ease!

I hear ya – I’m not a lip brush user on the regular myself, and I definitely prefer the traditional bullet!

And can I share one more thing ?
it happened with me twice in recent times that I jumed n bought something before even asking u 🙂

Placed my order n waiting for my paypal to get through …
this is freaking gorgeous
orange n shimmer loveeee it
hope it looks decent on me 🙂

n ya last time I felt the same for too faced melted berry 🙂

this is so on the street where i live! cue, rex harrison. what’s the verdict vis-a-vis occ psycho? psycho is more orange, manhunter more red-orange?
will somebody tell this old broad she doesn’t need red-orange in metallic? think i gotta put on psycho NOW! better now than before the funeral i just went to……

looking at psycho now, it’s fairly subdued for a color in that family + is not a loud, playtime color. for an orange, it’s kind of….ladylike.

ps counteracted the funeral home with a trip to….sephora…. the two being on the same side of town. previewing for tomorrow’s likely order… let’s not pretend we don’t cruise makeup to overturn a down mood….

I also think that Psycho being part of the Matte family is going to make it look more different than similar. Manhunter definitely has stronger red tones.

Sorry for your recent loss, KJH – hope you’re doing all right and have friends/family to help you through!

it wasn’t my family, nor my loss. i actually have no family, but do better than many who do…you know, the flipside to support? I’m always listening to people rant + bitch about their relatives… When I was a therapist in a nursing home, I’d visit one family + think, ‘how absolutely wonderful to have a sister. They’re so close + good to/for each other…’ Then i’d go to the opposite end of the building + think, if I had that brother or sister, I’d be looking for friends of Whitey’s (e.g. contract killing.) You play the hand you’re dealt…and i do it with DOGS, like that adorable yellow fellow who monitors your work.

IDK if you look at old responses like this one…but i put on Anita this AM + reminded myself about how the OCCs separate. A sheer Anita isn’t bad, esp. in summer, but what do we do to get this stuff remixed + homogenous? If you don’t look at these, I think I’ll ask on your next OCC review. When I was young, I’d put stuff in a container with packing peanuts + put it on the paint can shaker/mixer. That worked!

My aunt does a lot of bookkeeping for local folks, a lot of them with children and grandchildren – and some of the children are really, really mean to their parents. You hear so many horror stories, so it can get you down – at least you’ve been able to listen to the good and the bad. And furry friends are a great support system 🙂

Just flip it on its end/stand it up (put ’em all in a cup and wait a couple of hours). Leesha (xSparkage) did a video on it — https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WhD6CH7HyA8

Way easier than I ever thought!

I love the saturated colour of these, and this one is no exception! It makes me want to try orange lips, LOL! As in, actually bold ones…

love this on you , christine ! 🙂

i purchased technopagan & pagan from beautylish last night . so excited ! i was gonna wait til september , but it tortured me to know that they were already available online .

btw , was sybil lip tar discontinued ??

i was looking through your old occ posts & forgot about how gorgeous sybil is , but then i was sad when i found out it’s no longer available on occ’s site , sephora or beautylish . 🙁

If it’s not on Beautylish, it is definitely DC 🙁 (Beautylish just started carrying OCC, so they would have full stock!)

I ordered from Beautylish on 8/5 and have been tracking my package with this and Technopagan like crazy! I’ve only recently found corals and orange hues to look good on me, and hopefully with low key eyes I can substitute this for red at work!

Thought this might give Super NSFW a run for its money but – nope! Still need Super NSFW with a PASSION!!!!!!!! Gonna pick it up with Technopagan pretty soon 🙂 Never rocked a shade like that before but I bet for a daring night time look I can make it work!! Maybe with nude eyes, and dark black winged eyeliner???? Who knows! Finding out is the fun part 🙂

How gorgous is this!
I have Super NSFW, only Lip Tar I have, so I’ll not buy this at the moment. I think I like this one better, though, but after last weeks haul, I have to let the makeup budget recover a bit 🙂
You lood abslolutely fantastic in this.

Hi Christine! 😀 I’ve been dying for a really bright red-orange shade ever since I tried the e.l.f. Moisturizing Lipstick in the Velvet Rope color which I LOVED but was terribly allergic to so I went back to my Lip Tar which I have no issues with. I only have NSFW (not Super NSFW). Do you think I can get the Manhunter shade by just buying Beta instead and mixing it in? I don’t care too much about the metallic sparkle but would love a bright almost neon-ish red-orange color. NSFW is kind of a standard red that isn’t very bright so I’m curious to know if Beta would help brighten it up. I’m thinking I can get more use out of Beta for mixing with other lipsticks than if I just bought Manhunter. But maybe Manhunter is just better for convenience in a single tube? Please advise!

I think it could work if you mixed in Beta! 🙂 But would you wear Beta on its own? Do you think Beta would be useful for mixing with other shades you may have? I think you can get something similar, especially if the shimmer doesn’t matter to you!

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