Make-up

Bite beauty | Lip crayon review!

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So I’m fully aware that this post is well overdue, as of lately my life is hectic all the time so this blog hasn’t been updated as much as it could be but I’m so excited to share with you this post on the Bite Beauty lip crayon that was sent to me in the ‘christmas green beauty swap’ by Kasey from Pleinvanity.

First of all let me say she picked perfectly. I received the shade ‘Aubergine’. I love berry type colours, they go well with most if not all skin tones and this was just the perfect match.

The crayon comes in the most sleek style tube with an almost velvet feel. The packaging is just on point in my humble opinion. It is EXTREMELY pigmented, as you may be able to tell from the pictures i don’t wear it to its full capacity. I tend to blend it with a tiny bit of lip balm and I’m happy with that, but if you really wanted to stand out, go for it, you will definitely be complimented on its intensity.

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The crayon is matte and didn’t dry out my lips (even when no lip balm was used) and has good lasting power which is always a win win for me!

If you ever visit New York they have a lip lab (how cool does that sound) where you can create your own lipstick! If you are interested check it out here.

Overall i love Bite Beauty and wish they were in the UK, however its probably for the best or i would be bankrupt! You can buy this gorgeous lip crayon from Sephora (they ship to UK) for $24 which equates to around £16GBP which personally i think is really good for a high end lipstick! Not to mention they are infused with food grade ingredients and as they say themselves ‘good enough to eat‘ so go get one (but don’t eat it!).

Ingredients

Resveratrol (5mg): Acts as an antioxidant. 
Orange Peel Wax: Naturally protects and seals in moisture while providing a waterproof layer on the surface of lips. 
Organic Fruit Butters, Jojoba, and Castor Oil: Leave lips super-soft and hydrated. 

Organic Ricinus Communis (Castor) Seed Oil, Acacia Decurrens wax, Jojoba wax, Helianthus annuus (Sunflower) Seed Wax, Polyglyceryin-3, Polyhydroxystearic Acid, Organic Shea Butter, Organic Beeswax, Silica, Orange Peel Wax, Coco-Caprylate, Copernicia Cerifera (carnauba) wax, Natural flavor, Tocopherol, Trans-resveratrol, Vitis Vinefera (Grape) vine extract, Siraitia Grosvenorii (Monk Fruit Concentrate) (+/-) May Contain: Mica (CI 77019), Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891), Iron Oxides (CI 77491, CI 77492, CI 77499), Carmine (CI 75470), FD&C Blue no. 1 (CI 42090), FD&C yellow no. 5 (ci 19140), fd&c yellow no. 6 (ci 15985), FD&C red no. 40 (ci 16035), D&C Red 6 (CI 15850), D&C Red 7 (CI 15850), Manganese Violet (Ci 77742).

Have you tried any Bite Beauty lipsticks?

With love,

Kate X

What i bought in New York!

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Even though in only got back from New York around a week ago it’s starting to feel like a lifetime already! You know how it is, back to reality and it’s as though you never went! However I’m pleased to say that i have a few goodies to keep the memories alight 🙂

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Review: Honeybee Gardens pressed mineral powder!

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Back when i was 18 i was a liquid foundation girl now hurling towards my 30’s and rather fast might i add I’m a converted powder girl.

I recently ran out of my rather conventional Maybelline fit me pressed powder, what a horrid product, it broke me out it dried up my face and i won’t even mention the rest. Trying to be good with the whole spending i was determined to use it up before i bought anything else.

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My Birthday Wishlist!

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So it’s my birthday this weekend and i have asked for a few of the above bits because quite frankly my wish list is now bordering on ridiculous! I have so many things i want recently that it would be impossible to buy them all at once, as I’m not banking with Coutts if you know what i mean!

So lets start with cleanser! Im about to run out of my all favourite Pai camellia & rose hydrating cleanser so i thought i’d give something else a go! I love coconut and that combined in a cleanser sounds amazing so I’m going to give the Essential Care creamy coconut cleanser a go! I feel it’s a reasonable price too (not that I’m buying it 😉 )

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12 months of green beauty nostalgia!

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So over the last year since becoming ‘green’ I’ve discovered many products which i love and not to forget, didn’t love!

Going green was so daunting to me that it took me about 2 months to even buy a cleanser (what the hell!) because i became a research freak about every single ingredient. I would find a product and if i wasn’t sure about what was in it i would then spend day & night trying to find out as much as i possibly could! Did anyone else do this? Don’t get me wrong i learnt a lot in that time, but my god my head hurt and by the time i actually bought the cleanser my face had just injured another 2 months of chemical slapping!

The first thing you should change in your going green beauty regime is?

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