Barneys New York By Terry

By Terry Baume de Rose Nutri-Couleur New Shades in Coral Stellar 7 and Mauve Moon 8

March 2, 2016

I made a quick stop to Barneys a couple weekends ago and picked up up the two new By Terry Baume de Rose Nutri-Couleurs in Coral Stellar 7 and Mauve Moon 8 ($56 each for 7g/0.24 oz). I intended to take a quick peek, but it was love at first swatch for both shades and I could not resist the smooth lush texture and pretty colors that made me go “ooooohhh.” According to my rep at the counter, Mauve Moon is a limited-edition shade, but she wasn’t sure about Coral Stellar. She suggested I wait for the Love Yourself Beauty Gift Event coming up just around the corner (starts March 8, details soon), but I decided to go for it and am beyond thrilled with both. Each shade comes with a steep price tag, but the formula does not disappoint. I’ve reviewed and featured a number of other colors before which I will link at the bottom of this post. These are very expensive for a tinted lip balm. Anything over the $40 mark for lip products in general is pretty hard for me to justify, but there are a few brands where I’m willing to splurge and By Terry is one of them. The formula, colors and texture make it worth the splurge to me.

Coral Stellar is a stunning soft iridescent peach and Mauve Moon is a unique lilac color that flashes violet, pink and blue. By Terry now has eight shades of her tinted lip treatment, these are the first ones that have any shimmer in them. The shimmer is luminous and glowy and not frosted.

The texture is smooth and creamy with a lush thick finish. They glide on the lips and have the signature By Terry rose scent. The formula does have some added skincare elements designed to nourish, smooth and help regenerate the lip. It’s also described as having Shea Butter, Essential Rose Wax, Vitamin E, Filling Spheres. I’ve used a number of lip balms and treatments (most recent lipbalm roundup here). The By Terry is one of the most lush formulas I’ve tried. For tinted balms, hers are among the best. A closer look at both shades with swatches at different angles to show the luminous glow these have:

Coral Stellar is a lush peachy shimmer. It has a deeper brighter orange base which makes it look bright, but it has a pretty soft shimmer to it which lightens the color and gives the lips the most luscious soft peachy glow. It is on the sheer side but it’s not so sheer that it’s invisible on my pigmented lips. If you love the color and aren’t focused so much on the treatment aspect, I’ve swatched a few gloss colors that I think have a similar effect.

Mauve Moon is a stunning violet lilac shimmer. It’s a color I’ve always been obsessed with for lips. If you used Trish McEvoy in the 90’s or early 2000’s you might remember she had a gloss called Lilac. It was a straight up soft purple in the tube but on the lips it was the prettiest soft cool pink ever. This reminds me of the color.

Not sure if you can tell the difference between the two swatches on your screen, but the first one is swatched sheered out a bit. It has a soft pinky lilac glow.

Here it is a little heavier where the blue undertones are more visible.

Some swatch comparisons below to some similar colors:

Featured above from left to right:
  • MAC Cremesheen Glass in Imperial Light
  • Marc Jacobs Enamored Hi-Shine Lip Lacquer in Uproar (swatched here)
    MAC Lustreglass in Love Nectar
  • Marc Jacobs Enamored Hi-Shine Lip Lacquer in Pink Steam (swatched here)
  • MAC Lipglass in Cultured
  • Buxom Full-On Lip Creme in Purple Haze (lip swatches here)

One last look (on the nails RMS Luminizer):

Both are stunning colors and I’m smitten with both shades. The pots have a pretty decent amount of product which will make these last a long time. I think they are both worth checking out although the high price tags will put these into the luxurious treat category versus a must-have. There are a couple events you might want to look into if you have these on your list. Barneys New York Love Yourself Event happens 3/8 to 3/12 (details soon). Space NK Discover promotion starts tomorrow on 3/3 thru 3/9 where you can save $20 off orders $100+ online with code EXPLORE16 at checkout.

Other By Terry Baume de Rose Nutri-Couleur swatches linked below:
Rosy Babe and Mandarina Pulp here and here
Cherry Bomb here and here
Bloom Berry, Fig Fiction and Toffee Cream here
You can find both Coral Stellar and Mauve Moon at Barneys New York, Beautylish and Space NK.

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  • SJ Sellers March 2, 2016 at 5:40 pm

    ๐Ÿ˜ฎ these are both so so pretty!!!! oh my goodness i love them! thank you for the swatches and pics – i was really intrigued when i saw them online but wasn't sure whether i should buy….. until now! ๐Ÿ˜€ xo

  • SJ Sellers March 2, 2016 at 5:40 pm

    ps do you apply these with finger or brush?

    • Sabrina March 7, 2016 at 12:35 am

      I prefer brush just so my fingers don't get messy, but fingers work too.

  • Jesse March 2, 2016 at 6:09 pm

    That coral is amaze. Love Baume de Rose.

    • Sabrina March 7, 2016 at 12:35 am

      It is!

  • Frankly Flawless - March 2, 2016 at 6:26 pm

    Absolutely adore the look of coral stellar it's such a lovely colour for spring

  • Lisa March 2, 2016 at 7:57 pm

    Thanks for the great write up Sabrina! I love them both! Today I recieved an email from Cult Beauty. Thay are having their goodie bag for orders over 100 pounds. Type in VIPSPRING in the promotion box. When you deduct the VAT tax the by Terry baumes are only $40!! I picked up a couple of other items and scored their nice goodie bag, I figured you'd want your readers to know (verso, ren, skyn, omorovicza, zelens, aurelia were easily viewed from the picture of goodies)!

  • alittlekiran March 2, 2016 at 9:15 pm

    These look really fun and utterly stunning on you!

    Kiran |

    • Sabrina March 7, 2016 at 12:36 am

      Thank you ๐Ÿ™‚

  • Clever Girl Reviews March 2, 2016 at 10:14 pm

    Those are amazing! So beautiful!

  • Laura March 3, 2016 at 4:09 am

    Oh, thank you so much for swatching these! I have a reward in my account at Space NK, and I've been waiting for someone to swatch Mauve Moon.

    Did you try the Holiday Baume de Rose? It was shimmery- just wondering if the shimmer was similar.

    • Sabrina March 7, 2016 at 12:36 am

      I did – the holiday one was a lot more sparkly almost chunky. These ones in the pots are shimmery but have a smooth texture without sparkle chunks.

  • Gail March 3, 2016 at 12:28 pm

    Very pretty. Are the ingredients available anywhere?

    • Sabrina March 7, 2016 at 12:37 am

      Probably, I didn't post because I tossed the boxes ๐Ÿ™