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Skin tone: Fair-light, yellow-neutral undertones
Lip texture: normal dry, mild pigmented
Hope all of you are doing fine, I am back with another lip smacking shade from Bite Beauty brand. We have already talked about their latest range “Amuse Bouche” which seems perfect for summers with their partly hydrating & creamy formula. And this Verbena lipstick is no exception as it provides perfect light-weight finish to my lips; something I would love to sport for summers. So let’s read more about Bite Beauty Verbena Amuse Bouche Lipstick!
Price: $26 for 0.15 Oz, excludes shipping and taxes
Ingredients: Ricinus Communis (Castor) Seed Oil**, Glyceryl Rosinate*, Cera Alba (Beeswax)**, Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Seed Oil**, Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea) Butter**, Triisostearyl Citrate*, Argania Spinosa (Argan) Kernel Oil**, Euphorbia Cerifera (Candelilla) Wax*, Hydrogenated Vegetable Oil*, Sesamum Indicum (Sesame) Seed Oil**, Copernicia Cerifera (Carnauba) Wax**, Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Cera (Wax)*, Polymethyl Methacrylate, Hydrogenated Castor Oil*, Flavor (Aroma), Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Wax*, Acacia Decurrens Flower Wax*, Polyglyceryin-3*, Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Oil**, Vitis Vinifera (Grape) Seed Extract**, Silk Powder*, Pearl Powder*, Glyceryl Oleate*, Olea Europaea (Olive) Oil Unsaponifiables*, Trans-Resveratrol*, Vitis Vinifera (Grape) Seed Oil**, Almond (Prunus Dulcis) Oil**, Olea Europaea (Olive) Fruit Oil**, Cocos Nucifera (Coconut) Oil**, Persea Gratissima (Avocado) Oil**, Prunus Armeniaca (Apricot) Kernel Oil**, Punica Granatum (Pomegranate) Seed Oil**, Siraitia Grosvenorii (Monk Fruit) Extract*. +/- May Contain: Titanium Dioxide (Ci 77891)*, Iron Oxides (Ci 77491, Ci 77492, Ci 77499)*, Carmine (Ci 75470)*, Blue 1 Lake (Ci 42090), Yellow 5 Lake (Ci 19140), Yellow 6 Lake (Ci 15985), Red 40 Lake (Ci 16035), Red 6 Lake (Ci 15850), Red 7 Lake (Ci 15850), Red 27 Lake (Ci 45410), Red 28 Lake (Ci 45410), Red 30 Lake (Ci 73360), Red 33 Lake (Ci 17200), Manganese Violet (Ci 77742)*.
* Natural ** Organic
What it is:
A collection of high-impact lipsticks in dimensional shades that have been handcrafted to deliver extreme moisture, soft texture, and creamy wear.
What it does:
Swipe on bold, creamy lip color with Bite Beauty’s Amuse Bouche. Created and crafted by hand, Bite’s small batch, low-heat process preserves a balanced blend of lip-quenching nutrients, vitamins, and omega oils that are essential for achieving healthy-looking lips. Made with 12 edible oils and triple milled pigments, this lipstick provides saturated lip color with weightless coverage and a citrus flavor made from fresh pressed fruit.
My Experience with Bite Beauty Verbena Amuse Bouche Lipstick:
The lipstick comes in velvet finish grey bullet packaging with tight shut cap; I like the curvaceous cap. The bullet is housed safely inside cardboard packaging and it has significant lemony smell, pretty much to my liking, which usually fades post application. Over all I love this user friendly & travel friendly packaging.
My shade “Verbena” is defined as rose terracotta shade while it comes up soft muted rosy plum on my skin tone. I get that MLBB feel from this shade as it does not scream attention on my lips and kind of blends well with my natural lip color concealing the minor flaws. I feel it has potential to flatter various Indian skin tones including beauties with mild-medium pigmented lips. I mean it provides nearly complete coverage with subtle translucency and glossy finish on lips which makes it ideal for everyone. I need maximum two swipes for full color pay off with no bleeding and/or feathering issue so far.
It does not settle in lip lines even after settling onto semi-matte finish. Moreover the light-weight, creamier yet firmer texture makes it promising for hot summers. In fact it is neither intensely hydrating nor overtly drying for my normal/dry lips hence beauties with dry lips might like the formula especially for summer time. However considering its lip hugging finish which may highlight dry patches within given time period it would be advisable to wear it on well scrubbed moisturized lips. Personally I did not find it as drying & matte as Persimmon or Radish surprisingly. It does provide effortless slip on dry normal lips with full color pay off and glossy creamy finish but it soon settles onto semi-matte finish which may not cling to patches or lip lines but it is not very forgiving formula.
The wear time of lipstick is pretty average as it fades within 5-6 hours regardless of tea/coffee break; using a lip liner might increase longevity of this shade. It does not leave any significant stain and I am always okay with touch ups hence it is fine with me. This is what I would expect from an ideal summer makeup to be honest; partly hydrating, yet firm, non-drying, bit matte & glossy with slightly forgiving formula. I would definitely like to get it again all year round while I recommend this shade to every beauty.
Let’s sum up pros and cons:
Pros of Bite Beauty Verbena Amuse Bouche Lipstick:
• A soft muted rosy plum lip color suitable for most Indian skin tones.
• Can be MLBB shade for particular skin tones.
• Effortless slip yet firm texture.
• Two swipes provide full coverage with light-weight glossy finish.
• Neither intensely hydrating nor overtly drying.
• Does not sit on lip lines or dry patches.
• Stays comfortable on lips for decent hours.
• Does not accentuate dryness any further.
• Semi glossy and creamy wear throughout day.
• Suitable enough for dry lips and pigmented lips.
• I definitely see healthy lips.
• Formulated with essential food grade ingredients and no parabens.
Cons of Bite Beauty Verbena Amuse Bouche Lipstick:
• It is tricky for dry parched lips.
• Staying power could have been better.
IMBB Rating – 4.5/5!
Well this is certainly not the best rosy plum lipstick I ever tried but considering the food grade ingredients and beneficial formula we can give it a chance.
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