Hello gorgeous gals,
Some more Bite Beauty reviews for you. We do love our lipstick reviews, don’t we? So, let’s get on with it. I am reviewing Bite Beauty Amuse Bouche Liquified Lipstick in the shade “Flambe” in this post.
An innovative, liquified lipstick that takes liquid lip looks to the next level, with indulgently creamy wear, precise application, and high-pigment color with a satiny finish. What it does: The liquid lip gets redefined: Bite Beauty’s most nourishing lipstick, Amuse Bouche, gets liquified. Unlike a traditional liquid lipstick, this award-winning formula features high-pigment color, indulgently creamy wear, and a satin finish, thanks to melt-on-your-mouth monoi butter and coconut oil. A precision applicator delivers effortless definition. Like all Bite Beauty products, it’s made with natural ingredients, and handcrafted in small batches. With an assortment of modern, wearable shades you’ve never seen from Bite Beauty, this collection gives everyday lip color an unexpected twist. It is formulated without parabens, sulfates, phthalates. Founder Susanne Langmuir developed 12 modern, wearable shades. With complex and moody undertones that work perfectly with their revamped formula, this collection gives everyday lip color a startling twist. This formula is all about transformation, so each shade is aptly named after a cooking technique and the satiny, demi-glaze finish provides a sheen that makes these shades stand out. Bite Beauty lip products are created with natural and organic ingredients and are free of petrochemicals. This product is an Allure Best of Beauty award winner.
Use the tip of the doe-foot applicator to easily line and define the contour of the lips. -Fill in lips in using the flat side of the wand. -For enhanced wear, pair with The Lip Pencil.
Polybutene, Triisodecyl Trimellitate, Mineral Oil/Paraffinum Liquidum/Huile Minerale, Mica, Disteardimonium Hectorite, Bis-Diglyceryl Polyacyladipate-2, Limnanthes Alba Seed Oil, Octyldodecanol, Silica Dimethyl Silylate, Propylene Carbonate, Ethylhexyl Palmitate, Propylparaben, Tocopheryl Acetate, Fragrance/Parfum, May Contain/Peut Contenir: (+/-) Red 6 (Ci 15850), Yellow 5 Lake (Ci 19140), Blue 1 Lake (Ci 42090), Red 22 Lake (Ci 45380), Red 27 Lake (Ci 45410), Iron Oxides (Ci 77491, Ci 77492, Ci 77499), Titanium Dioxide (Ci 77891).
$24 for 7.15g
My Experience with Bite Beauty Amuse Bouche Liquified Lipstick Flambe:
The packaging is interesting. It is a cuboid tube made with the same velvety black material that the Bite Beauty Amuse Bouche lipsticks are made from. The tube has a transparent acrylic bottom through which the shade is clearly visible – allowing you to be able to pick up the correct shade in a jiffy – if you have more than one of these. The tube has a doe-foot applicator, which is slightly longer than usual applicators. It gives good control over the application and allows the lipstick to spread evenly on the entire lip and manages the lip line contour well too.
A quick brief on the “brand” before delving into their liquid lipsticks – for the benefit of anyone new to the brand, Bite Beauty is a Canada based brand sold exclusively at Sephora, apart from their own stores. Their USP is that the products are made with natural, organic, “good-for-you,” ingredients. Bite does not contain gluten, sulfates, parabens, phthalates or petrochemicals (not even silicone). Meaning – what is being applied to your lips is literally, good enough to eat. Another USP of the brand is that they have a couple of stores where you can make your own customized shade of lipstick and the same is prepared right in front of you. You are free to name it whatever you want and take it home with you! I feel this is so cool – both from the prospect of now being able to own something unique and also in case you like a particular colour but have never been able to find it in a formula you like (assuming you like the Bite Beauty Amuse Bouche formula)! 😉 Anyway – back to the product in hand:
Color: The shade “Flambe” is described by the brand as a vivid poppy color. It is a medium, bright and bold, orange-toned red shade with a cream finish. It is a bold and beautiful shade which will elevate any look instantly. It is definitely attention grabbing but I didn’t find it neon-ish or garish.
Texture: The texture of the liquefied lipstick is just as the brand has mentioned – “high-pigment color, indulgently creamy wear, and a satin finish.” It is lightweight on the lips, pigmented and creamy. Despite it being lightweight, you don’t really forget that you have it on because if the slight stickiness it has when the lips touch/purse. The texture remains the same even with wear – it never really dries down. This also means that this lip color would transfer constantly from the lips to any surface it touches – till the lipstick finally disappears, leaving a very slight stain. It is super comfortable on the lips – does not get drying even with wear time. It keeps my lips nicely moisturized. The lipstick would definitely benefit from the use of a lip liner – to give super-defined lines – but more so, to keep the product in check. The lipstick does not bleed or smudge on its own; it does stay put. However, a meal can cause it to smudge outside the lip line. This can be controlled to an extent by the use of a lip liner. Considering how bright the shade is – personally, I do not feel comfortable using this without a lip liner or wearing it when I know I am stepping out for lunch/dinner, etc.
Pigmentation: The pigmentation is good. The pigment is evenly spread and does not sink into the fine lines of the lips. The shade covers my lip pigmentation well.
Lasting Power: This being a brighter shade, gave better wear time. I got about 4.5-5 hours of wear time. A lot will depend on whether you have used a lip liner and whether you eat something. The former will extend the wear time while the latter will reduce it.
Fragrance: There is a fragrance which dissipates fairly quickly and wasn’t obtrusive.
Pros of Bite Beauty Amuse Bouche Liquified Lipstick Flambe:
- A bright and bold orange-toned red.
- Good pigmentation.
- Lightweight creamy texture.
- Fairly hydrating when worn on lips.
- Satin finish without being too thin or sinking into fine lines of the lips.
- Opaque coverage.
- No feathering or bleeding.
- Elegant and efficient packaging.
- Cruelty free.
- Free from Parabens, Sulfates and Phthalates, Gluten, silicones, petrochemicals.
- Made with natural, organic, good-for-you, ingredients.
Cons of Bite Beauty Amuse Bouche Liquified Lipstick Flambe:
- Nothing at all.
A 4.5/5 product.
Would I Repurchase Bite Beauty Amuse Bouche Liquified Lipstick Flambe?
This one is a stunning shade – it just lifts a look and makes everything come together. Whether I do a neutral eye look or just use a liner/kohl – I still manage to look put together with this shade. Having said that – it isn’t what I reach for if I know I am stepping out for a lunch/dinner date. The thought of this bright creamy lipstick migrating gives me nightmares.
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