Friday, November 14, 2014

Ipsy "Girl Meets Glitter" November 2014 Glam Bag Review

I received my ipsy glam bag the other day and look at me, posting on it quickly! 

For those of you that don't know, ipsy is a monthly subscription service where or only $10/month (cancel at any time!) you get a Glam Bag (make up bag) filled with 4-5 beauty products curated by Michelle Phan! You get ipsyPoints for reviewing your items (and for doing other things within the site) that can be used toward purchases of additional items.

First things first, ipsy comes in a pretty envelope and inside is of course the Glam Bag stuffed with goodies.  The theme this month was "Girl Meets Glitter". Their Glam Room for this month says "
Why wait for festive fetes and fancy galas to take things up a sparkle or two? Just add glitter, or a generous pinch of shimmer and shine, to elevate your everyday routine and keep you looking and feeling brilliant. That's why we packed this month's Glam Bag with everything you need to leave a little sparkle wherever YOU go. Get ready for your daily grind to "glitterly" dazzle and daze this November!

ipsy doesn't send out information cards (Birchbox does, which I definitely prefer). however, an information card isn't really necessary since all items can be found on their website and all have coupon codes for additional purchases if you want to buy some more. It looks like there were a possibility of 25 items this month (although multiple variations/shades of some items) and each subscriber got some combination of 5 of them depending on their preferences from their ipsy beauty quiz match. Now on to my goodies:

Sea Rx Birchsap Moisturizing Lotion (~$2.40 for .3 oz sample) - I really wish they would have sent me the microdermabrasion face and body scrub instead, I have sooo many lotion samples and I'm just not a lotion person. (Although, I am getting better about it). This seems to be a face moisturizer as well though, which I do use those, so it'll get used.

It Cosmetics Bye Bye Under Eye Concealer (in medium light (~$9.43 for .11 oz sample) - I'm in desperate need of this type of product with all the broken sleep I've been getting...please baby AB let's start sleeping through the night, your sister did at 9 weeks, please do the same! Hopefully this will cover my tiredness up for when I go back to work next week!

J. Cat Beauty Wonder Lip Paint (in Mad Splatter ) ($4.99 for full size .33 oz sample) - 100% SO NOT ME! Will be passing along to a friend. Lip stains are just not my thing.

Marc Anthony Oil of Morocco Argan Oil Volume Shine Hairspray (~$1.38 for 1.5 oz sample) - can always use hairspray and one that shields against frizz and humidity is always good in Florida!

Starlooks Gem Eye Pencil (in Ultra Olive) ($17.00 for full size .1 oz sample) - I'm pretty sure this is a full size samples, otherwise I have no idea how much bigger it could get. It's a pretty expensive item to be included in the bag but unfortunately, green eyeliner isn't something I would ever use.

Total Estimated Value: $35.20 (not including the bag itself or any shipping) 
Total Price Paid: $10 (free shipping)

Overall Impression: Honestly, this bag just wasn't for me and I said the same thing last month. I did go in and update my profile, but maybe I didn't do it early enough in the month to register. Overall though, had I liked all the items, it would have been an awesome value, like usual.

If you are interested in signing up for ipsy, use my referral link  (and I thank you in advance for some ipsyPoints to use for future add on items!)

Did you get ipsy this month? Did you like it? What'd you get?

Disclosure: This post contains referral links!

1 comment:

  1. I've heard about the ipsy bags before and always wanted to try them. I may have to break down and order them after the holidays.


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