February 1, 2013

Tarte Amazonian Butter Lipstick Review & Swatches

This was provided to me by a brand for review but all opinions expressed are my own

Tarte Amazonian Butter Lipsticks

Want to get your hands on the new Tarte Amazonian Butter Lipstick? You’ll have to snatch up the Tarte Journey to Natural Beauty on QVC next week (February 5th) when it premieres as the Today’s Special Value.

No word yet but I have HOPES Amazonian Butter Lipstick will become available in more shades for Summer 2013. Because I’m in lust….!

The good news is if you’re loving this little lipstick you’ll be able to experience it a few more times in new shades if you take advantage of Auto Delivery on the Tarte Journey to Natural Beauty which includes six full size products and a makeup bag (Early pre-order number A233578 at QVC.com).

Tarte Amazonian Butter Lipstick

Tarte Amazonian Butter Lipstick in Plummy Rose is a dusky rose color and an MLBB (my lips but better) on my lips and skin tone. The shade alone is reason to rejoice, I love dusky natural shades of rose like this! They are so flattering on my lips (or at least I think so).

Tarte Amazonian Butter Lipstick Plummy Rose

Tarte Amazonian Butter Lipstick Swatches

The lipstick comes in a cardboard tube and has a delicious candy mint taste and scent. I think “butter” is slightly misleading as you automatically assume it’s a lip balm sans any pigment. But no worries this is a pigment rich lipstick that has a weightless feel on lips with sheer to medium color. It glides onto lips with a beautiful soft, buttery feel and texture providing moisture and color with a creamy finish that softens lips through the wear with cupuacu and murumuru butters.

Although small in size it actually houses 0.1 of lipstick (a little more than a MAC full size). I think the size is misleading as I thought for a second it was a deluxe sample but actually it’s a full size lipstick.

If all lipstick were as weightless, pigmented, and moisturizing as this one I’d be a happy girl. The light sheen finish, pretty color, and moisturizing formula were a treat for my lips.

Tarte Amazonian Butter Lipstick FOTD

Please Tarte, release a full shade selection in Amazonian Butter Lipstick.

Anyone try?

Do share!

This was provided to me by a brand for review but all opinions expressed are my own

About the Muse

Isabella MuseIsabella is just an average everyday geeky girl who doesn’t blend her eyeshadow correctly, wears too much blush, and hopes she never finds her holy grail products because she likes the thrill of the chase so much. Her mission is to bring you super honest reviews on makeup, skincare, fragrance and all things beauty. She’s in no way an expert on the topic and she sure as hell isn’t a super model. But she’s passionate about makeup and is seeking like-minded individuals that like pina coladas, getting caught in the rain, and ones that enjoy spending hundreds of dollars at Sephora without feeling buyer’s remorse. If you’re that person feel free to reach out and leave a comment or follow me on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and Bloglovin‘.

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  • kimmwc03

    I talked myself out of ordering this set since they do not have my shade in the foundation. I hope they will release the lipstick on its own.

    • the Muse

      me too kim! loving the lipstick. I didn’t order because I thought it was TOO much foundation for me….but would have liked to get the new blush/lipstick πŸ™

  • yelena

    EEEEK!!! i’m literally drooling here! i’ve already placed my order and I CANNOT wait!!!

  • Kathleen

    I am loving this so much, I also adore those dusky rose shades even though I’m a MAC NC30/35. I think I am going to ask for the TSV auto delivery as a Valentine’s Day present, as I’ve had to be very selective on my beauty purchases this year. I am going to have to go to Sephora to find my foundation color, though! Thanks for giving us the heads up.

  • Winni

    Bought it because of you! BTW I see the early release # all over the Internet. A quick google is all that is needed to get it, so idk why there was a kerfluffle from one of your readers over it.

    Anywho, love it and love you!

  • Ariel

    Gorgeous color and I love the packaging!

    I hope they release a coral or a red. πŸ™‚

  • PharmNCharm

    This stuff is awesome! My new favorite lipstick by far! Thank you so much for your reviews! I always love stalking your site during the week!


    You’re right muse this lip color is flattering on you!!! it looks so moisturizing, and had such a lovely sheen!

  • Summer

    Ordered the tsv last month on your recommendation πŸ˜‰ LOVE this lipstick! Great for my desert dry lips!!!

  • Angela @ The Unprofessional Beauty Blog

    I really love the entire Amazonian collection, especially the blushes. This looks amazing.

  • blueraccoon

    I wish I could just order the blush and the lipstick. I don’t really want the foundation or the brow definer. I’m dithering.

  • Mahsa

    I want this so much! Such a shame it’s only available in the us – loveeeeee your site Muse xxxx

  • Joan

    I am also really looking forward to Tarte eventually releasing this lipstick in a selection of other shades. The shade looks very pretty on you, Muse. I do have this TSV which I ordered from the QVC Insider magazine. I love the lipstick itself, but I need more vibrant shades, so I am looking forward to more shades coming out that I am definitely looking forward to adding to my collection.

  • Biloxi

    I like the lasting power of this product. I’ve been wearing Invisalign for 8 months and had to give up lipsticks for a while…only wearing a stain or balm. This product, however, feels like a light balm but wears longer than a lipstick without transferring. I love that I can finally wear a bit of color again without it disappearing quickly. I get about 4 hours from one application. Love it!

  • Diane Krny

    I love, love, love this set and raced over there to place my preorder only to be told they are sold out of both light and fair. EEK! Is that IT?? Or will they air the launch show on Feb 5 with no product to sell? Anybody have more experience with QVC know if they are likely to restock before Feb 5?

  • Diana

    The formula for this is stellar!!! I hope they come out with more colors. I wear tan in ac foundation and the color makes me look sooo washed out. The brow architect is new too and it is Awesome! My favorite brow item right now.

  • beautybabbling

    I’m not a lipstick person, but I really like this lipstick. You are right on the shade too. It’s a great MLBB color. I can’t wait to see what the other shipment colors are!

  • Donna

    I love, love, love Tarte lip products and this color looks awesome! Also, looks fantastic on you!

  • Chloe

    I love this color! I have yet to try a Tarte lipstick, but this may be the one that i convince myself to buy!

  • Tartelette

    Muse you look fantastic as always. I have this TSV and love it, especially the lip butter. I’m hoping she offers a 3 pc set of them soon.

  • Abryda

    Yes got my email, ordered today will be on auto-delivery for sure!! Excited to try the lipstick, the new eyebrow duo & the of course the new mascara formula. Love Tarte!!!

  • Jaime

    That’s so beautiful on you! <3 I love tarte products so much. I swear I'm going to have to join a no-buy support group.

  • Christy

    That is a “Christy” kind of color! Gotta have it. Adding it to my ever growing list of must haves! You are an enabler you know! lol xxx

  • Rogelia

    I wonder if they will offer it at the tsv price still of $59 something with easy pay? Help anyone know anything about that?

  • CC

    New reader, very much a makeup noob. (I’m autistic and have sensory/texture issues.) Weightless and non-goopy is key for me, and I’m now interested in this lipstick – I’m also pale as a ghost, so the shade looks like it’d work. Thank you for keeping it simple!

  • Samantha

    Thanks for the head’s up muse! I am absolutely IN LOVE with the packaging and color – which looks stunning on you by the way! πŸ™‚

    How did you find the staying power? Amazonian makes me think lasting power, but butter makes me think other wise.

  • Alea

    Ugh, they’re sold out of every shade but Tan and Deep. Does anyone know if they’ll restock for the TSV tomorrow?

  • Keri

    I counted down the days until I got this in the mail (thanks to you! HEHEHEHHE) love the lipstick a ton! and the blush is gorgeous. πŸ™‚

    Looks great on you too, by the way!

    I can’t wait to see what comes in June.

  • yelena

    hey muse! got my tsv kit yesterday! i love it. unfortunately i was most excited about the lippie but because i’m tan it doesnt show up that much on me as it does on you. i still love it tho!