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Hi Christine! I was wondering if you knew what shades of mini lipstick come in the various Bite Beauty gift with purchase you have listed? The Bold, Classic, and Natural options 🙂

I just went looking for this earlier this morning, so here you go!

NUDE: Thistle, Honeycomb, Meringue, and Fig
BOLD: Spritzer, Souffle, Gazpacho, and Squid Ink
CLASSIC: Chai, Rhubarb, Sour Cherry, and Honeycomb

Colourpop, Pat McGrath, and Bite Beauty. There are other brands I haven’t tried yet that I wouldn’t have known about without sites like this, including Sydney Grace, Coloured Raine, and NABLA.

If Sephora’s website counts as “social media”, then most recently it’s Youth to the People. I discovered the now vanished Tarina Tarantino because of this very site – Temptalia. I don’t do “online only” brands because I like to at least see (if not try) before I buy so many brands I am sure I would love (Sydney Grace is just the latest in a long line) are unattainable for me.

ABH, PML, Natasha Denona, Viseart, Sugarpill, Limecrime, Fenty, Colored Rain, Colourpop. Most K Beauty or J Beauty or indie brands. Most newer brands

I first heard about chantecaille through instagram and I’ve loved everything that i’ve tried! Though if youtube counts as social media than that would be responsible for any and all brands. I got into makeup through blogs and youtube so thats where I learned about the majority of brands

Youtube in deed is social media. I’d say most brands I’ve learned from some online blog, chatroom, video or IG post. The only ones I knew before were the standard drugstore or beauty counter staples like Estee Lauder, Lancome, Clinique etc

I discovered Chantecaille from Pinterest:)

The Ordinary (RIP Brandon😢), Drunk Elephant, Dominique Cosmetics, Dose of Colors, Sydney Grace, Melt and Sugarpill. I know that there are others I may not have on the tip of my brain!

Pretty much all of the brands that I currently use except the big name brands, came from social media. I don’t have shops to go see brands, no one wears makeup here so no word of mouth or advertisements. The brands that I use the most are Nabla, Coloured Raine, Jouer, Pat McGrath, ColourPop and Fyrinnae.

Pretty much all of them. I first heard about Urban Decay on Twitter. Wish I’d discovered them years earlier.

My current favorite brands discovered via social media: Sydney Grace, Coloured Raine, Notoriously Morbid, My Pretty Zombie, Concrete Minerals, Devinah, Blush Tribe, and Clionadh.

I’d never have dropped the $ on Pat McGrath without social media, though I did hear about her line in Sephora first.

For me, living in Australia – where until very recently (like a couple of years) we had absolutely no access to brands such as UD, Tarte, Too Faced, bareMinerals etc, I had to rely on social media, such as this blog, to find out about superior beauty products – in terms of their quality.
Brands like ColourPop, Coloured Raine, City Color, Dose of Colours and SG I have learnt about from this blog. We are so, so behind here.
PMG has the tiniest stand ever at Sephora Aus. and we only get a minimum fraction of her products.

Colour Pop thanks Christine! Juvia’ Place, Coloured Raine, Viseart , Natasha Denona , Melt and JD Glow just to name a few! Social Media has a enormous impact on beauty consumers. And my bank account,lol

BelaDoce Botanicals Skincare is my latest best find from social media. Dose Of Colors, Sugarpill, Jeffree Star (although I’ve only experienced the skin frosts and lip scrubs), Pat McGrath (I feel like my Bronze palette is too good for me and requires new brushes so it hasn’t seen any action yet. 😂), Melt, Sigma, Natasha Denona, Overtone hair products.

Surprisingly it’s been social media that made me buy products from Milani and NYX again. I purchased some long ago and had given up on drugstore brands.

Wow…Social Media, mainly YouTube and this blog, have introduced me to almost everything that’s not at my Walgreens. Colourpop, BH, Morphe, Juvia’s, Huda, ABH (as more than brows), Rude,…the list just goes on.

Now I have alerts from Trendmood so I know right away and let others know too.

This last year: Lethal Cosmetics; Chaos Cosmetics; Black Beauty Cosmetics (etsy); Igneous Cosmetics (etsy); Ace Beaute; Fenty, Pat McGrath, Coloured Raine, Sydney Grace; Living Dead Beauty; Strange Fire & Fumery (scents); Hexennacht (scents); Little & Grim Handcrafted Soaps.

Most of what I use I discovered through social media — either the brands themselves or specific products. Many (maybe most) of the brands I buy don’t exist in a store or have a storefront, so at the very least I have to be online to run across a reference to them. Even if I search something like “indie makeup” I almost always end up in someone’s blog rather than in the company websites directly (at least initially).

I don’t spend much time browsing in stores, so even though I’ll go into a store to buy something, I don’t even go to the store unless there’s something specific I’m looking for, and I always find out about specific wants through some form of social media.

It used to be magazines that drove our focus — I can’t say this approach is less expensive (saves us the cost of magazines) because it’s more pervasive and unrelenting (unless I just stat off my computer entirely).

Lots of MUA or older company for MUA brands, like Ben Nye, Kryolan, Inglot, RMC, Kett, and the like. Also, a few less expensive, but really work brands, like some of Primark’s makeup items and NYX’s makeup base products.

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