I've been trying so hard to ignore new releases while I'm on this spending ban, but the one I made an exception for was the Bite Beauty Amuse Bouche Liquified Lipsticks - Bite is probably my favorite brand when it comes to lipstick, so I just had to. I told myself when it was announced they'd be releasing this month that if I could stick to my "no beauty spending" rule until their release, I could treat myself to a couple shades. I even was able to talk myself out of getting three or four shades for the purpose of this review and settled on two shade I know I'll get a lot of wear out of - perhaps not the most exciting review material, but it's better on my wallet (winking emoji & money-flying-away emoji).
Bite Beauty has finally jumped on the liquid lipstick bandwagon, but with a twist - they've taken their cult-favorite Amuse Bouche Lipstick formula (a personal favorite of mine), and literally liquified it. The result is a dense, almost whipped liquid that's incredibly pigmented and doesn't set to a fully matte finish. I'm honestly pretty much over the matte liquid lip trend, so I knew these would be right up my alley and a breath of fresh air.
I've only had these since Monday, and I think they've already become my favorite liquid lipsticks. I've never tried a more comfortable formula, and despite being so creamy, they really stay put. They do fade, of course, but they do so gracefully without leaving uneven patches of color. The color remained fully intact while eating dinner, although it lost some of its sheen. They feel and look so similar to the original Amuse Bouche Lipsticks, but they have a bit more of a glossy finish upon initial application. Once they set down, they have that same beautiful satin finish.
Application-wise, I was afraid they'd be difficult to apply and get an even line with, but it's actually just fine. The doe-foot applicator has a unique pointed shape that makes it easy to outline the lips, and then the flat edge deposits the perfect amount of product to fill the lips in. If you follow Bite Beauty on Instagram, they've been showcasing what Lip Pencil shades to pair with the Liquified Lipsticks, so that's always an option, too.
The two shades I picked up are Whip, described as a "blushed beige," and Chutney, a "rich mauve." They're the kind of shades I always gravitate towards and work with just about any look. I've been blending a small amount of Chutney into the lips most days this week, and it gives a perfect "my lips but better" shade for my typical minimal makeup look. I've also tried mixing the two shades together as well, which is super easy because of the creamy formula. These are just too beautiful, and it's making it so difficult to stick to my spending ban - I really wish i could just go buy every shade. I've at least got Eclair, Marsala, and Cava on my list for the next time I can treat myself a little.
Have you tried Bite's new Liquified Lipsticks yet?