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Tarte Cray Cray, Selfish, So Fetch Tarteist Lip Paints Reviews, Photos, Swatches

Tarte Cray Cray Tarteist Lip Paint
Tarte Cray Cray Tarteist Lip Paint

Tarte Cray Cray Tarteist Lip Paint ($20.00 for 0.20 fl. oz.) is a bold, bright, medium-dark orange with strong red undertones and a matte finish. The texture of this one was thicker and more mousse-like, and as a result, it had a much drier/more matte finish compared to other shades in the range. The formula was also more drying while worn, though it had less transfer and didn’t streak or settle into lip lines. The color wore for five and a half hours on me. Estee Lauder Volatile (P, $32.00) is darker (95% similar). NARS Red Square (P, $27.00) is more muted (95% similar). Dose of Colors Hot Fire (LE, $18.00) is cooler (95% similar). Bite Beauty #008 (LE, $36.00) is glossier (90% similar). MAC Quite the Standout (P, $21.00) is lighter, brighter, less glossy (90% similar). MAC Scarlet Ibis (LE, $19.00) is darker (95% similar). Sephora Mandarin Muse (PiP, $14.00) is lighter (90% similar). ColourPop Around the World (LE, $7.00) is lighter (90% similar). ColourPop Chi Chi (P, $7.00) is lighter, cooler, glossier (90% similar). MAC Tomango (LE, $19.00) is lighter, brighter (90% similar). Pat McGrath Obsessed (LE, $38.00) is darker, more muted, glossier (90% similar). Tarte Mai Tai (P, $22.00) is lighter, brighter, glossier (90% similar). ColourPop I Ain't Bad Atcha (LE, $7.00) is lighter (90% similar). NARS Lana (P, $34.00) is glossier (90% similar). ColourPop Trapeze (P, $7.00) is cooler (90% similar). Bobbi Brown Atomic Orange (DC, $37.00) is lighter, brighter (90% similar). ColourPop K Bop (P, $10.00) is darker, more muted, cooler (90% similar). Bite Beauty #074 (P, $18.00) is more muted, cooler (90% similar). Sephora First Class (25) (P, $8.00) is darker, more muted, glossier (90% similar). Bite Beauty Marmalade (DC, $24.00) is glossier (90% similar). Top 20 dupes listed, see the rest. See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

Tarte Selfish Tarteist Lip Paint ($20.00 for 0.20 fl. oz.) is a bright, medium-dark pink with warm undertones and a natural sheen–almost like a “warm” fuchsia. It had opaque color coverage, but it applied a little unevenly (especially on my upper lip) and some of the color gravitated towards lip lines. The brightness of the color made this appear less obvious, so it didn’t seem obvious enough to be a deal-breaker (compared to some of the other shades). It wore well for six and a half hours and left a stain behind, while the formula was somewhat drying. NARS Greta (P, $34.00) is glossier (95% similar). MAC A Killing Smile (LE, $19.00) is more muted (95% similar). Estee Lauder Jealous (P, $32.00) is warmer (95% similar). Charlotte Tilbury Electric Poppy (P, $37.00) is darker, more muted (90% similar). ColourPop Brooklyn (P, $7.00) is lighter, warmer (90% similar). NARS Get Up Stand Up (P, $26.00) is darker, warmer, less glossy (90% similar). Bobbi Brown Watermelon (P, $28.00) is warmer (90% similar). MAC Dangerously Red (P, $19.00) is glossier (95% similar). Make Up For Ever M301 (DC, $22.00) is darker, more muted (90% similar). Tom Ford Beauty Possession (Right) (LE, ) is lighter (90% similar). Pat McGrath Psycho Candy (LE, $40.00) is more muted, cooler (90% similar). Burberry Magenta (33) (P, $34.00) is darker (90% similar). Pat McGrath Full Panic (LE, $38.00) is more muted, warmer (90% similar). ColourPop Mars (DC, $6.50) is darker, less glossy (90% similar). MAC All Fired Up (P, $19.00) is darker, more muted (90% similar). Make Up For Ever M204 (DC, $22.00) is darker, more muted (85% similar). MAC To Matte with Love (P, $21.00) is darker, more muted (85% similar). ColourPop Jasmine (LE, $10.00) is less shimmery, lighter, cooler (85% similar). ColourPop Mucho (P, $7.00) is darker, more muted (85% similar). ColourPop Toucan (LE, $7.00) is more muted, warmer, less glossy (85% similar). Top 20 dupes listed, see the rest. See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

Tarte So Fetch Tarteist Lip Paint ($20.00 for 0.20 fl. oz.) is bright, medium coral-pink with warm undertones and a soft sheen. It had rich, opaque color payoff with a smooth, even consistency that applied fairly well with just a few, hard-to-notice streaks that seemed to settle after an hour (as the shine wore away). The color wore well for five hours and was somewhat drying. Burberry Bright Crimson (P, $34.00) is darker (95% similar). NYX Street Cred (P, $6.00) is more muted, cooler (95% similar). ColourPop Naked Ladies (LE, $7.00) is darker, more muted, warmer (95% similar). Tarte Bikini (P, $22.00) is darker, more muted (90% similar). Bobbi Brown Watermelon (P, $28.00) is darker (95% similar). Bite Beauty Pickled Ginger (DC, $26.00) is lighter, warmer (90% similar). Tom Ford Beauty Lukas (LE, $36.00) is less shimmery, darker (90% similar). Bite Beauty #070 (P, $18.00) is darker, more muted (90% similar). ColourPop Brooklyn (P, $7.00) is cooler (90% similar). Marc Jacobs Beauty Wham (604) (P, $28.00) is lighter (90% similar). Makeup Geek Chatterbox (P, $12.00) is more muted (90% similar). Stellar Beauty Astral Punch 02 (P, $22.00) is lighter, more muted, glossier (90% similar). Tom Ford Beauty Empire (P, $57.00) is more shimmery, darker, warmer (90% similar). Make Up For Ever #37 (DC, $19.00) is darker, warmer (90% similar). NYX Angel (P, $6.00) is darker, more muted (90% similar). Marc Jacobs Beauty Shout (138) (LE, $30.00) is less pigmented, warmer (90% similar). NARS Get Up Stand Up (P, $26.00) is darker, more muted, cooler (85% similar). Gucci Beauty Hibiscus Thrill (DC, $39.00) is more muted, warmer (85% similar). Urban Decay Tryst (DC, $18.00) is darker, glossier (85% similar). Bite Beauty Corvina (DC, $24.00) is warmer (85% similar). Top 20 dupes listed, see the rest. See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

FORMULA OVERVIEW | Tarte Tarteist Lip Paint ($20.00 for 0.20 fl. oz.) is supposed to be a pigmented, matte liquid lipstick that’s long-wearing. First thing to note is that these never fully dry down, so they are not transfer-proof, but they are less drying than the typical liquid lipstick that dries down completely. They are quite pigmented and despite transferring onto cups, while you eat, and so forth, a lot of the color is left behind. You can also touch-up without having to completely remove the formula. The texture is inconsistent; some shades are thin and have a soft shine even after ten minutes of wear, while others are almost mousse-like in the tube, and these ones tend to be more matte from the get-go. There is a very subtle mint scent, but I don’t notice it at all once it is on. I do notice that it is easier to get these on the teeth than other lip products. The formula is lightly to moderately drying over time, but it is long-wearing with most shades ranging between five and seven hours of wear. The majority are satin to semi-matte with a little sheen, which you can either blot once for a matte finish or wait about an hour or two for it to naturally mattify (like any satin finish really).

Cray Cray

PPermanent. $20.00.
A-
A-
8.5
Product
10
Pigmentation
8
Texture
9
Longevity
5
Application
90%
Total

Selfish

PPermanent. $20.00.
B
B
8
Product
9
Pigmentation
8
Texture
9
Longevity
4.5
Application
86%
Total

So Fetch

PPermanent. $20.00.
A-
A-
8
Product
10
Pigmentation
8.5
Texture
9
Longevity
5
Application
90%
Total

Tarte Cray Cray Tarteist Lip Paint
Tarte Cray Cray Tarteist Lip Paint

Tarte Cray Cray Tarteist Lip Paint
Tarte Cray Cray Tarteist Lip Paint

Tarte Cray Cray Tarteist Lip Paint
Tarte Cray Cray Tarteist Lip Paint

Tarte Cray Cray Tarteist Lip Paint
Tarte Cray Cray Tarteist Lip Paint

Tarte Cray Cray Tarteist Lip Paint
Tarte Cray Cray Tarteist Lip Paint

Tarte Cray Cray Tarteist Lip Paint
Tarte Cray Cray Tarteist Lip Paint

Tarte Cray Cray Tarteist Lip Paint
Tarte Cray Cray Tarteist Lip Paint

Tarte Selfish Tarteist Lip Paint
Tarte Selfish Tarteist Lip Paint

Tarte Selfish Tarteist Lip Paint
Tarte Selfish Tarteist Lip Paint

Tarte Selfish Tarteist Lip Paint
Tarte Selfish Tarteist Lip Paint

Tarte Selfish Tarteist Lip Paint
Tarte Selfish Tarteist Lip Paint

Tarte Selfish Tarteist Lip Paint
Tarte Selfish Tarteist Lip Paint

Tarte Selfish Tarteist Lip Paint
Tarte Selfish Tarteist Lip Paint

Tarte Selfish Tarteist Lip Paint
Tarte Selfish Tarteist Lip Paint

Tarte So Fetch Tarteist Lip Paint
Tarte So Fetch Tarteist Lip Paint

Tarte So Fetch Tarteist Lip Paint
Tarte So Fetch Tarteist Lip Paint

Tarte So Fetch Tarteist Lip Paint
Tarte So Fetch Tarteist Lip Paint

Tarte So Fetch Tarteist Lip Paint
Tarte So Fetch Tarteist Lip Paint

Tarte So Fetch Tarteist Lip Paint
Tarte So Fetch Tarteist Lip Paint

Tarte So Fetch Tarteist Lip Paint
Tarte So Fetch Tarteist Lip Paint

Tarte So Fetch Tarteist Lip Paint
Tarte So Fetch Tarteist Lip Paint

Makeup Look
On face:
  • Make Up For Ever HD
  • MAC Pearl Sunshine Beauty Powder
  • Laura Mercier #001 Matte Radiance
On eyes:
  • Buxom Suede Seduction Palette
  • Guerlain Khaki Driver Eyeliner

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Nancy T Avatar

All three look really great applied! For Cray Cray, I already have MAC Lady Danger, so I’m good. Selfish is exactly the ONE type of fuschia that looks good on me: WARM fuschia! But it’s formula doesn’t sound up to par with the rest.
And then there’s So Fetch. My absolute favorite of these three! And possibly out of this whole collection thus far.

Tammy B Avatar

Leaping with joy because Selfish caught my eye, I immediately noticed Nar’s Greta is a dupe, and ran downstairs to find a brand new Greta sitting in my most recent Nars order! I put it on and it IS SO PRETTY!!!

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