Tarte Fairytale & Festival Tarteist Quick Dry Matte Lip Paints Reviews, Photos, Swatches

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Tarte Fairytale Tarteist Quick Dry Matte Lip Paint
Tarte Fairytale Tarteist Quick Dry Matte Lip Paint
Tarte Fairytale Tarteist Quick Dry Matte Lip Paint
Tarte Fairytale Tarteist Quick Dry Matte Lip Paint
Tarte Fairytale Tarteist Quick Dry Matte Lip Paint
Tarte Fairytale Tarteist Quick Dry Matte Lip Paint
Tarte Fairytale Tarteist Quick Dry Matte Lip Paint
Tarte Fairytale Tarteist Quick Dry Matte Lip Paint
Tarte Fairytale Tarteist Quick Dry Matte Lip Paint
Tarte Fairytale Tarteist Quick Dry Matte Lip Paint
Tarte Fairytale Tarteist Quick Dry Matte Lip Paint
Tarte Fairytale Tarteist Quick Dry Matte Lip Paint
Tarte Fairytale Tarteist Quick Dry Matte Lip Paint
Tarte Fairytale Tarteist Quick Dry Matte Lip Paint
Tarte Fairytale Tarteist Quick Dry Matte Lip Paint
Tarte Fairytale Tarteist Quick Dry Matte Lip Paint
Tarte Fairytale Tarteist Quick Dry Matte Lip Paint
Tarte Fairytale Tarteist Quick Dry Matte Lip Paint
Tarte Fairytale Tarteist Quick Dry Matte Lip Paint
Tarte Fairytale Tarteist Quick Dry Matte Lip Paint
Tarte Fairytale Tarteist Quick Dry Matte Lip Paint
Tarte Fairytale Tarteist Quick Dry Matte Lip Paint
Tarte Fairytale Tarteist Quick Dry Matte Lip Paint
Tarte Fairytale Tarteist Quick Dry Matte Lip Paint

Fairytale

Tarte Fairytale Tarteist Quick Dry Matte Lip Paint ($20.00 for 0.20 fl. oz.) is a bright, medium-dark blue-leaning aqua with cool undertones and a matte finish. It had semi-opaque pigmentation, which was buildable to opaque with two to three layers. The consistency was thin and spreadable, but it applied streakily and had a tendency to pull into lip lines as it was drying down.

The formula is supposed to have “high-impact, opaque matte color” that is non-drying and doesn’t crack or feather. I’ve tried most shades in this formula, and it can be rather hit or miss–probably more misses than hits. Unfortunately, Fairytale was another miss, as it just did not apply well and absolutely did look “cracked” as soon as I smiled. The color lasted for four and a half hours on me before fading more heavily from the center of my lips, and it was somewhat drying over time.

Ingredients

Isododecane, dimethicone, trimethylsiloxysilicate, quaternium-90 bentonite, polypropylsilsesquioxane, cera alba/beeswax/cire d'abeille, nylon-12, propylene carbonate, polyethylene, sucrose acetate isobutyrate, ascorbyl palmitate, mica, phenoxyethanol, polybutene, polyglyceryl-6 polyricinoleate, silica, silica silylate, tocopherol, tocopheryl acetate, triethyl citrate, VP/hexadecene copolymer. (+/-): Red 7 Lake (CI 15850), yellow 5 lake (CI 19140), blue 1 lake (CI 42090), titanium dioxide (CI 77491), iron oxides (CI 77491, CI 77492, CI 77499). ME111LS000371

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Fairytale

LELimited Edition. $20.00.
C
C
6
Product
8.5
Pigmentation
7
Texture
8
Longevity
3.5
Application
73%
Total
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Tarte Festival Tarteist Quick Dry Matte Lip Paint
Tarte Festival Tarteist Quick Dry Matte Lip Paint
Tarte Festival Tarteist Quick Dry Matte Lip Paint
Tarte Festival Tarteist Quick Dry Matte Lip Paint
Tarte Festival Tarteist Quick Dry Matte Lip Paint
Tarte Festival Tarteist Quick Dry Matte Lip Paint
Tarte Festival Tarteist Quick Dry Matte Lip Paint
Tarte Festival Tarteist Quick Dry Matte Lip Paint
Tarte Festival Tarteist Quick Dry Matte Lip Paint
Tarte Festival Tarteist Quick Dry Matte Lip Paint
Tarte Festival Tarteist Quick Dry Matte Lip Paint
Tarte Festival Tarteist Quick Dry Matte Lip Paint
Tarte Festival Tarteist Quick Dry Matte Lip Paint
Tarte Festival Tarteist Quick Dry Matte Lip Paint
Tarte Festival Tarteist Quick Dry Matte Lip Paint
Tarte Festival Tarteist Quick Dry Matte Lip Paint
Tarte Festival Tarteist Quick Dry Matte Lip Paint
Tarte Festival Tarteist Quick Dry Matte Lip Paint
Tarte Festival Tarteist Quick Dry Matte Lip Paint
Tarte Festival Tarteist Quick Dry Matte Lip Paint
Tarte Festival Tarteist Quick Dry Matte Lip Paint
Tarte Festival Tarteist Quick Dry Matte Lip Paint
Tarte Festival Tarteist Quick Dry Matte Lip Paint
Tarte Festival Tarteist Quick Dry Matte Lip Paint

Festival

Tarte Festival Tarteist Quick Dry Matte Lip Paint ($20.00 for 0.20 fl. oz.) is a muted, medium rosy mauve with subtle, cool undertones and a matte finish. It had nearly opaque color coverage that applied evenly and smoothly across the lips. The consistency was thin but not watery, and it spread well and did not look streaky at any point. It dried down to a flat, matte finish that lasted for almost six hours. The formula was slightly drying over time.

Ingredients

Isododecane, dimethicone, trimethylsiloxysilicate, quaternium-90 bentonite, polypropylsilsesquioxane, cera alba/beeswax/cire d'abeille, nylon-12, propylene carbonate, polyethylene, sucrose acetate isobutyrate, ascorbyl palmitate, mica, phenoxyethanol, polybutene, polyglyceryl-6 polyricinoleate, silica, silica silylate, tocopherol, tocopheryl acetate, triethyl citrate, VP/hexadecene copolymer. (+/-): Red 7 Lake (CI 15850), yellow 6 lake (CI 15985), red 28 lake (CI 45410), titanium dioxide (CI 77891), iron oxides (CI 77491, CI 77492, CI 77499). ME110LS000171

Disclaimer: Ingredient lists are as available by the brand (or retailer) at the time of publishing. Please always check product packaging, if it exists, for the ingredient list applicable to the product you're purchasing, or the brand or retailer's website for the most up-to-date ingredient list.

Festival

LELimited Edition. $20.00.
A
A
9
Product
9.5
Pigmentation
9
Texture
10
Longevity
5
Application
94%
Total
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I was super pumped for FAIRYTALE but I decided to wait for your review to see how it behaved.

I think I could mix 31 Siren Song with a little 30 Sea Mist from Sephora to get a similar shade. 😉

I own 3 dupes for FESTIVAL so I’m not surprised I like the colour.

Wow…Fairytale looks so splotchy and uneven. If they’d have done this shade right, it would have been a beauty. Eh, I’ve got to try on MAC Show & Teal, because it looks exponentially better!

I love how well Festival turned out, though! But I’ve got similarly mauvey shades up to my eyeballs.

Eek, that turquoise… If you’re gonna do an unconventional shade, you’ve got to do it really well, otherwise it’s simply unwearable.

What a pity that Fairytale didn’t perform better. It’s not a colour for me, but I so like that “unconventional” colours for lips are becoming more common.

Hi Christine! are you going to review the new Tarte color splash lipsticks? love your website, your camera work is on point!

Don’t they have festival in the permanent line, just this one is repackaged but same color? Hope so because it’s the only pink nude that goes well with my fair complexion without looking too beige concealer on me. I’m a 1.1 in smash box foundation so I love any nude that is a bit more mauve pink on me. Like a MLBB shade. It’s pretty as well.

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