November Ipsy Bag – Girl Meets Glitter

IMG_20141119_015558This month’s Ipsy bag is a cute glittery bag that is totally my style. It has a basic rectangular shape and the whole bag is glittery and the best part is that its plastic coated so there isn’t any glitter fallout like one of the other glitter bags that they had sent out in the past.  I’m sure I will actually use this bag instead of throwing it into a drawer like some of the other bags that I didn’t care for. The inside of the bag also has a tag that says Forever 21 Cosmetics for Ipsy.

Items that I received in this month’s Ipsy bag are as follows:

  • Be A Bombshell Eyebase in Submissive
  • Temptu Highligher in Pink Pearl
  • J Cats Lip Paint in Red Potion
  • Elizabeth Mott You’re so Fine Waterproof Liquid Eyeliner in Glitterati
  • Marc Anthony Oil of Morocco Hairspray

The Be a Balmshell Eyebase also reminded me of MAC Paint Pots and the color is quite wearable so I will be testing this on whole day wear soon.  I like the Temptu highlighter too, its actually swatch below under the Eyebase but my camera was not able to pick it up.  It adds a nice golden pink sheen.  When I first opened the bag and saw the lip paint, I was really excited because I thought it was a OCC Lip Tar.  The packaging was exactly the same so I was surprised to see that it was a copy cat product.  I found this quite wearable when applied lightly despite its dark and intimating color in the tube.



Ipsy bag April 2014 – Beauty Rocks

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I received my Ipsy bag earlier this week and I was quite pleased with the contents of this month’s bag.   This month’s bag had Benefit’s Lollitint which I have been eyeing for a while but did not commit to buying yet since I knew there was absolutely no way I can make a dent in the full sized product.  I was very happy to see this item and used it immediately!

The complete contents of this month’s bag were:

  • Benefit Lollitint .08 oz sample size $8 value
  • Cailyn Tinted lip balm in Acid Pink $19 value
  • City Color White Gold Mousse Eye shadow
  • Urban Decay 24/7 Velvet Glide on Pencil .03 oz  ($20 for .04 oz) $15 value
  • Kiss Looks so Natural Lashes $3.99 value


Benefit’s Lollitint is described as a candy orchid tinted lip and cheek stain.  I have only used this on my lips and I just love the light wash of color it provides.

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December 2013 Ipsy Bag Celebration

I have been with Ipsy since they first started and this months makeup bag is my favorite!  It is black plastic with a quilted design.  It is also quite firm and looks like its made a lot better than their usual make up bags.  Also its contents this month were quite good as well!

I expected a bit of a Holiday theme since it is December.  The only item that I received that was kind of holidayish is the red nail polish from Nicka K.  There was also another Be A Bombshell product in this months bag.  This seems to be a favorite brand of theirs.  Not that I mind, the Be a Bombshell lip crayon from last month’s bag actually made its way into my everyday makeup bag.  Thats how much I enjoyed it.  There also seems to be less care in shipment since they’ve gotten so big as I have received damaged items two months in a row now.  My Pop Beauty eyeshadow trio arrived chipped.  There was also a fragrance sample in this months bag but mine arrived almost empty due to a leak.

December 2013 Ipsy Bag

December 2013 Ipsy Bag

The contents of this months bag are:

  • Nicka K nail polish in NYC139
  • Pop Beauty Eyeshadow Trio in Smokin’ Hot
  • NYX lipstick in Sky Pink
  • Be a Bombshell The One Stick in Flustered
  • English Laundry signature perfume

October 2013 Ipsy bag Art of Beauty

I usually do not post about my Ipsy bag because most subscribers get the same bag every month.  However lately there had been more bag variations as their subscriber count has increased.
The Ipsy bags are usually more make up oriented and geared towards a younger subscriber base than Birchbox and GLOSSYBOX and the New Beauty TestTubes.  In addition to receiving 4-5 items each month, you also get a make up bag.
The contents of my bag this month contained;

  • Zoya nail polish in Neve
  • Coastal Scents eye shadow brush
  • Bella Terra Mineral Cosmetics Mineral Shimmers in Emotion
  • Sexy Hair Spray Clay Texturizing Spray Clay
  • Nourish Organic Coconut and Argan Body Lotion

I absolutely love the lotion. It has a really light and warm scent and moisturizes well without leaving anything greasy.  And I can never complain about receiving Zoya polishes.  All in all, a very nice bag this month.


October 2013 Ipsy Bag

October 2013 Ipsy Bag

September 2013 Ipsy Glam Bag

Ipsy September 2013

Ipsy September 2013

There was delays in the shipment of my Glam Bag this month.  The package was routed to the incorrect post office and it took a while for it to get rerouted and delivered to me.  The package didn’t  get to me until last week when I was on vacation.  But this month’s Glam bag did disappoint me.  I had seen a few posts on the contents of other people’s bags this month and those looked quite better than what I had received, however that is the deal with the subscriptions.  Its always a bit of a gamble.

Anyways the contents of my bag this month are:

  • NYX eyeshadow in Purple
  • Starlooks Kohl Eye Pencil in Obsidian
  • J. Cats Fantabulous Lipstick in Honeycrisp
  • Elizabeth Mott Its So Big Volumizing Mascara
  • Victoria Jackson Taupe Eyebrow Pencil
  • Em Cosmetics sample card