Create Your Own Shade At Bite Beauty Lip Lab

1/2 musk + 1/2 garnet + 1/4 peach = my personalized lipstick

The concept is pure genius.  In less than 30 minutes, you can have a custom made lipstick in your hands starting at just $36.

I discovered Bite Beauty Lip Lab walking to the train in Manhattan about a year ago.  Being familiar with the brand, I was excited to see they had an actual brick and mortar store.  I went in to buy an off the rack lipstick but was pleased to discover they made personalized lipsticks.  It was only a matter of time before I returned to create my own!

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ILIA Lipstick Crayon Review

Eco-chic meets effortless bright colored lips

I happened upon this lipstick almost the same way I found my husband.  It was by pure chance, our paths perhaps never to cross again.  And yes, it was love at first sight.

My husband and I were waiting for a table at the Spotted Pig in Manhattan.  On this occasion, the wait would only be 45 minutes so we decided to hunker down and see what all the hype was about.  On the walk to the restaurant, I clocked an eco-chic spa (Savor Spa + Boutique) just a block away.  (I clock spas and cosmetic stores like a sixth sense.)  During the wait, I decided to check out Savor Spa and see what kind of goodies I could get my hands on.  As soon as I walked in the door, the woman at the front desk greeted me wearing the most beautiful coral lip color.  Needless to say, I walked out of the spa with a new lipstick.

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How To Wear A Nude Lipstick Through Spring & Summer

A step by step guide to giving your nude lipstick a spring makeover

Just because it’s warm outside, doesn’t mean it’s time to ditch your favorite nude lipstick.  You’ve invested time and money into that relationship and there’s no reason to get a new best friend.  Just give it an update with a  touch of pink lip liner and gloss and you won’t need to buy a new warm weather lip color (well, not unless you want to)!

Here’s how I wear my beloved Tom Ford Lip Color in Blush Nude during the spring and summer: Continue reading