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Doing Drugstore: Revlon Just Bitten Lip Stain

The lovely GiggleSugar is just gaga over Revlon's Just Bitten lip stain. "Try it," she told me. "It's amazing." Well, it turns out she wasn't joking for once!

Just Bitten is available in four reddish tints, but I followed Giggle's lead and tried it in Berry Juicy. It has a light fruity fragrance, and though it's a little too "fake fruity" for me, the scent is not overpowering. The consistency is just like water, but the roller ball controls how much comes out; I found that just a little swipe covered my lips completely, giving them a sheer wash of red. To see a picture of Just Bitten in action,



Admittedly, my application could have been better, but I like how fresh this color is. It isn't obvious, but it brightens my face a lot. Just Bitten costs $11.50, which seems pricey for a drugstore product until you see how long the roll lasts. Compared to the boutique-brand alternatives, it's a steal.


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cloroxcowgirl cloroxcowgirl 8 years
Def. similar to Benetint except not as purple. Interesting that the lip stain trend has finally trickled down to drugstores.
embrosse-moi embrosse-moi 9 years
I like lip stains better cause my hair won't stick to them, but my problem is I'm roller ball challenged. I've found that dabbing it on my lips and using either a Q-tip or my finger works well.
Miss-Tat Miss-Tat 10 years
if you take the roller off and apply with a Q-tip... It goes on perfect! just a tip. :-)
JaimeLeah526 JaimeLeah526 10 years
I really want to try a lip stain but I'm not really into red lips because I have red hair and fair skin. It's not a good look on me.
purplebaltogirl purplebaltogirl 10 years
it looks just like benetint. it is nice that the application is on a roller ball, benetint is impossible to take with you so this looks much more portable.
joiseygirl27 joiseygirl27 10 years
This product doesn't last very long on me. I also found it hard to apply.
klwebber klwebber 10 years
I like Sonia Kashuk's (at Target) lip stain better then the Revlon one. I searched high and low for this Revlon one and ended up a bit dissapointed. The SK one smells like roses and it's a perfect stain color!
Wicked Wicked 10 years
I'd rather try theBalm Staniac or Becca Beach Tint.
CamillaCat CamillaCat 10 years
I don't like the red colors, I'd rather have one in a pink/peachish color.
JBlondie JBlondie 10 years
Hmmmm, I have never tried a lip stain....I might have to try this!
mwmsjuly19 mwmsjuly19 10 years
I don't care for lip stains. I like lipstick. Semi-matte. Red. Red. Red.
natalya natalya 10 years
I have the cherry tart color of the Just Bitten product and it seriously turns your lips into a Gwen Stefani/Christina Aqulierla-like hot red! It stays on forever too.
mlen mlen 10 years
that color shown above looks just like Benetint, definitely. I like using Benetint under a gloss cause even when the gloss wears off, my lips still have the hint of color
steen steen 10 years
Revlon's products are getting increasingly pricier but they don't represent a majority of the drugstore brands. It's sad because the quality of their products is going down, in my opinion. I bought the lip stain in blood orange and it looks good but it doesn't last nearly as long as my Benetint. I find the brush in Benetint is easier to use but the rollerball in Revlon's stain isn't too bad.
HistoryGeek913 HistoryGeek913 10 years
Hmmm, I am intrigued. I haven't used lip stain before, but at $11, this might be worth a shot.
Princess-Rebecca Princess-Rebecca 10 years
OOh I love!
Scarlet39 Scarlet39 10 years
I was going to try this, but got too distracted by that strange lip sugar stuff Revlon is trying to push.
Shaunalee24 Shaunalee24 10 years
This stuff was a total waste of money. It doesn't last at all. Maybe 10 minutes after you put it on all that’s left is a line at the edge almost like a lip liner. Oh and don't kiss anybody because it will come right off. I give this negative stars, it certainly wasn't worth the 11.50$ I paid.
Royal_Red Royal_Red 10 years
I did not like mine at all, it was hard to use for me...
crystalxcore crystalxcore 10 years
At Longs and Rite Aid, you can return them even if they were opened.
tati33 tati33 10 years
:ROTFL: girlboy... i agree with helenette..for a few bucks more you can get a lip gloss at MAC & actually try it on before you purchase which i hard to do with the drug store brands
rb24 rb24 10 years
Sounds great Iwant to try
a-leighg a-leighg 10 years
Gen, For warmer skin tones, try the shade called "Blood Orange". It's kind of coral-peachy--I love it anyway!
rubialala rubialala 10 years
Eh, it's just okay. I'd pay more for something I loved.
girlboy girlboy 10 years
those are clay aiken's
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