Tarte Texas Toast & Swamp Family Tarteist Lip Paints Reviews, Photos, Swatches

Tarte Texas Toast Tarteist Lip Paint
Tarte Texas Toast Tarteist Lip Paint

Tarte Texas Toast Tarteist Lip Paint ($20.00 for 0.20 fl. oz.) is a muted, medium rosy mauve with subtle, warm undertones and a satin finish. It had a light-medium consistency that was slightly mousse-like, not as thin as some of the Lip Paints have been. It had a smooth feel on the lips, but it slides around noticeably. The color lasted for four and a half hours on me with some color fading more strongly from the center of the mouth, and the formula was somewhat drying overall. Maybelline Gone Greige (DC, $7.49) is darker, cooler (90% similar). Urban Decay Oblivion (P, $18.00) is lighter, cooler (80% similar). Colour Pop Bianca (P, $6.50) is lighter, less glossy (80% similar). Too Faced Cool Girl (P, $21.00) is lighter, warmer (85% similar). Colour Pop Stingraye (LE, $6.50) is darker, warmer, less glossy (80% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

Tarte Swamp Family Tarteist Lip Paint ($20.00 for 0.20 fl. oz.) is a bright, medium red with strong, blue undertones and a mostly matte finish. The texture of this shade was more mousse-like and a lot less water-like compared to the majority of Lip Paints I have tried, so I could feel it sitting on the lips more as a result, as it almost feels a little clay-like on (but not as heavy as legitimate clay!). It was very pigmented, and the color spread evenly across the lips. It wore well for over six hours, but it was moderately drying over time. Colour Pop London Fog (P, $7.00) is darker (95% similar). Bite Beauty Sour Cherry (P, $26.00) is glossier (95% similar). Hourglass My Icon Is (P, $34.00) is brighter (95% similar). MAC Carmine Rouge (LE, $19.50) is glossier (95% similar). MAC Frenesi (LE, $19.50) is warmer (95% similar). Make Up For Ever Red Ink (LE, ) is warmer (90% similar). NYX Eden (P, $6.00) is brighter (95% similar). Tom Ford Beauty LA Woman (P, $55.00) is darker (95% similar). Bite Beauty #078 (P, $18.00) is lighter, less glossy (95% similar). MAC Candy Cane (LE, $19.50) is darker (95% similar). Tarte Bae (P, $20.00) is warmer (95% similar). Pretty Vulgar Blood Flower (P, $24.00) is brighter (95% similar). Tarte Juicy (LE, $20.00) is warmer (95% similar). MAC Ruby Woo (Matte) (LE, $19.50) is brighter (95% similar). NARS Cherry Bomb (LE, $26.00) is cooler, less glossy (90% similar). MAC Como La Flor (LE, $19.50) is darker, more muted, warmer (95% similar). Milani Romance (LE, $8.99) is less glossy (95% similar). MAC Rouge en Snow (LE, $19.50) is brighter (95% similar). MAC Ruby Woo (P, $19.50) is darker, less glossy (95% similar). Colour Pop Creeper (P, $6.50) is lighter, less glossy (90% similar). Top 20 dupes listed, see the rest. See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

As far as I know, both of these shades are sold out online, but I know that Sephora will have them in-store on July 8th and yesterday at Ulta stores (Texas Toast only).

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 with average to long-wear, depending on the shade. Some shades settled into lip lines over time. 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).

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Tarte Texas Toast Tarteist Lip Paint
Tarte Texas Toast Tarteist Lip Paint

Tarte Texas Toast Tarteist Lip Paint
Tarte Texas Toast Tarteist Lip Paint

Tarte Texas Toast Tarteist Lip Paint
Tarte Texas Toast Tarteist Lip Paint

Tarte Texas Toast Tarteist Lip Paint
Tarte Texas Toast Tarteist Lip Paint

Tarte Texas Toast Tarteist Lip Paint
Tarte Texas Toast Tarteist Lip Paint

Tarte Texas Toast Tarteist Lip Paint
Tarte Texas Toast Tarteist Lip Paint

Tarte Swamp Family Tarteist Lip Paint
Tarte Swamp Family Tarteist Lip Paint

Tarte Swamp Family Tarteist Lip Paint
Tarte Swamp Family Tarteist Lip Paint

Tarte Swamp Family Tarteist Lip Paint
Tarte Swamp Family Tarteist Lip Paint

Tarte Swamp Family Tarteist Lip Paint
Tarte Swamp Family Tarteist Lip Paint

Tarte Swamp Family Tarteist Lip Paint
Tarte Swamp Family Tarteist Lip Paint

Tarte Swamp Family Tarteist Lip Paint
Tarte Swamp Family Tarteist Lip Paint

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Tarte Tarteist Lip Paint $20.00/0.2 OZ.
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Makeup Look

On face:
  • Tarte Rainforest of the Sea Foundation
  • Guerlain Les Voilettes Loose Setting Powder
  • Sleek Solstice Highlighting Palette
  • Chanel Jersey Blush
On eyes:
  • Buxom Silver Screen Eyeshadow
  • Buxom Dusk 'Til Dawn Eyeshadow
  • Buxom Rose Gold Eyeshadow
  • Buxom Made of Jade Eyeshadow
  • Buxom Twilight Tryst Eyeshadow
  • Buxom Bronzed Bod Eyeshadow
  • Urban Decay Scorch Eyeshadow

About the Reviewer

Reviewer

Christine has normal-to-dry skin with areas of dryness (cheeks, nose, and under the eyes). She has a light-medium skintone with subtle, warmer yellow undertones. Her best foundation matches include: Tarte Rainforest of the Sea in Light-Medium Neutral (best match), Estee Lauder Double Wear Stay-in-Place Makeup in Desert Beige 2N1, Giorgio Armani Maestro Glow in 4.0, Hourglass Warm Ivory Vanish Seamless Finish, Laura Mercier Candleglow Soft Luminous in Dusk, MAC NC20/NC25, Make Up For Ever Ultra HD Liquid in Y305 (140). For more matches, please read our full Foundation FAQ. For more information on our review process, please read our Review FAQ.

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I like Texas Toast, but have dupes already. OMG, love your eye look, so STUNNING!! Come fall/winter, I’m going to NEED those Buxom shadows in my life!

These are gorgeous! And definitely very Bunny-like! Love them both, but if I had to narrow it down, Swamp Family looks thoroughly amazing!
Plus, there’s CP StingRaye as a beautiful, less expensive dupe of Texas Toast.

I have to say Texas Toast is really disappointing IRL. On you, it looks warm and wonderful. On my skintone it gives me mannequin face. The formula only lasted about an hour on me before it was completely gone. I’m returning mine. So disappointed.

Everything is listed under “The Makeup Look,” which is in the sidebar and below the post.

MAKE-UP LOOK

ON FACE:

Tarte Rainforest of the Sea Foundation
Guerlain Les Voilettes Loose Setting Powder
Sleek Solstice Highlighting Palette
Chanel Jersey Blush
ON EYES:

Buxom Silver Screen Eyeshadow
Buxom Dusk ‘Til Dawn Eyeshadow
Buxom Rose Gold Eyeshadow
Buxom Made of Jade Eyeshadow
Buxom Twilight Tryst Eyeshadow
Buxom Bronzed Bod Eyeshadow
Urban Decay Scorch Eyeshadow

I’m so sorry for taking so long on that! I have only tested half (what you see in the photos is NOT a look for testing!) so far. Glad you liked this combo though, only had it on for an hour, haha!

I wanted to pick up the palette, but I keep reading bad reviews on it. Texas Toast looks lovely on you! I think I’ll pick up Texas Toast. 🙂

The palette is okay – I would say that bigger issue is that it is kind of dupable and very warm-toned (which you might like, but it’s not for everyone). The quality is decent, especially if you use a primer!

At the risk of repeating what everyone’s said already, I just LOVE your eye look! It’s just stunning! And it looks fabulous with both lip paints ?.

Haha! Those Buxom shadows TOTALLY upstaged these lip paints! I wasn’t sold on the lip paints but pending your review I think the shadows are a definite!

Pretty colours but we’ve seen them before… and I can’t stand liquid lipsticks that don’t fully dry down, gah!

Sleek Solstice though, I ADORE that and I hope you like it too!

Aaaaand, your eyeshadow is amazing.

??. Not really into emoticons, but had to say s.t. different. Why is buxom hard to get? Is it only in some Sephoras? It’s in my local big, but not the little. But, when you consider how EVERYWHERE BM is……. Sold out online, wow is Bunny popular! Bec, like Nancy says, the colors aren’t that unusual. Not as unusual as she is. Finally got a Gone Greige; Ulta STILL hasn’t put them out. I wish I remembered the name of your reader who liked Cava. Gone Greige makes me think of Cava, if you swap out the beige nude for a grayed beige. They both have that fun lavender behind them. I’m not partial to the Tarteist Lip Paint formula, but idk that they weren’t all moussey. That texture is one of the things that made me write the texture question.

So glad you managed to track down a Gone Greige, KJH!

Some are very mousse like… a few almost dry, and then others are much thinner – but they all have a clay-like feel to them, in a way.

Texas Toast is definitely one of those colors that looks different on everyone. I have to wear it with a slightly darker liner because it seems to match my skin tone so exactly that it erases my lips. I still love the color and I sure as hell am not returning it after what I went through to get it, but I do have to work with it a little. I love how it looks on you and on Bunny in her videos. Nudes are just hard to pull off in a collection because nude means something different to everyone.

i did buy texas toast and i like it but it’s definitely pretty brown on me. i think it’s not quite my favorite for my skintone but i’ve been mixing it with jeffree star mannequin and i’ve loved that.

I thoroughly dig that a YouTuber/ social media personality as down-to-earth and humble as Bunny got a collection, and it makes sense that she went for shades that, while, very dupeable, appeal to a wider audience because of their wearability. I mostly want to purchase them because I want to support that sort of thing, just like when MAC made those cool shades from a certain group of fabulous bloggers. <3 Plus, I've heard a lot fo love for the highlighter in the palette.

i just got my swamp family in the mail from the second release. It pulls so pink on me! its almost like a pinky coral on my lips. still beautiful, but not the red I expected. I wonder if they maybe changed it a little bit? I have pretty dark pigmented lips, so reds and pinks usually pull darker on me.

I have found that if you use a lip brush the swamp family red does completely dry down. I put on a thin layer, wait a minute or two and then put on another thin layer. Passes the kiss test after a few minutes.

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