The Perfect Bite Set

Although gift sets are often seem like a great deal, they’re only a good deal if the value of the items that you’ll use is greater than the value of the set. It should be obvious, yet I continue to fall for these “deals,” whether I’m at Sephora  or in the grocery store.

However, I still decided to purchase this set from Bite Beauty because

  • I knew I would use at least three of the four colours regularly – they were actually on my wishlist before this set was released
  • I like the Amuse Bouche formula
  • It was a great value ($29 CAD for 4 x 0.05oz.; a full size is $30 CAD for 0.15oz.)

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I like the Amuse Bouche formula because it is creamy and hydrating, with a natural/satin finish. My lips dry out easily, especially in the harsh Ottawa winters, and I hate the look of dry, chapped lips. I’ve heard other people complain that the lipstick transfers a lot and slides around their face, but I find that I only have that probably if I eat/drink/kiss something immediately after I apply the lipstick. I would much rather wear a comfortable lipstick that I have to reapply after meals over any other alternative. The colours are rich, pigmented, and unique (especially in the Edgy Neutrals and Sweet & Savoury collections). The brand also has my support for being Canadian and using food grade ingredients. (I would hate to calculate just how much lipstick I eat, but maybe I’ll do that in a future blog post.)

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From left to right: Honeycomb, Fig, Pepper, Nori

Honeycomb (part of the Edgy Neutrals collection, but originally in the regular lineup) is a light, warm beige. I have dozens of “my lips but better” colours, yet very few nudes, so I’m glad to have this in my collection.

Fig is a warm, medium pink. I have Fig in the Luminous Creme formula as well, which I like just a bit more because it is slightly more muted in tone even though it has more of a sheen.

Pepper is my favourite shade, a warm mauve. It’s darker and less glossy than the Luminous Creme version, but I like both shades. (I couldn’t find my LC bullet to show a comparison swatch, sorry!)

Nori is warm, deep burgundy. It’s out of my comfort zone, but beautiful nonetheless.

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Top: Musk (LC), Restina (LC), Honeycomb (AB), Date (LC) | Bottom: Fig (LC), Fig (AB)

I have one major gripe with these lipsticks: the lipstick extends too far out of the tube, so the tip is in serious danger of getting nicked every time I put the cap on. Other than that, the packaging is nice, typical for Bite Beauty.

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All four colours are permanent and currently available at Sephora.

Did you pick up this set? What are your thoughts on Bite Beauty’s Amuse Bouche line?

 

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5 thoughts on “The Perfect Bite Set

  1. I must say, I actually prefer the luminous creme Fig version instead of the amuse bouche! It’s almost as though the LC version is slightly warmer toned, Beautiful post and I love your pictures!

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