Ipsy Review – November 2015
Ipsy is a monthly beauty and makeup subscription box. Each month you get full size or deluxe-sized products, plus a cute makeup bag. I think it’s one of the best value beauty subscriptions and a great way to build out your makeup collection on the cheap!
(FYI – Just like Birchbox, Ipsy sends out many different variations of their bag each month – so my review is just one of the bag variations you might receive!)
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The Subscription Box: Ipsy
The Cost: $10 a month (free shipping)
The Products: Full size and samples of makeup and beauty products. (Plus a makeup bag!)
Ships to: US and Canada
Delivered via: USPS
Visit the Ipsy Swap Page to swap for any of the items you see in this review!
Figs & Rouge Avance Flawless Effects Skincare Mattifying Emulsion Primer – 15 ml Value $18.60
This primer is paraben-free and I really like the finish it provides. I haven’t been wearing it for the whole day yet to see how long the mattifying effects last, but so far I’m shine free!
SLMissGlam Blusher Brush – Value $14.50
I love getting makeup brushes in my Ispy glam bags – I can’t remember the last time I actually bought a makeup brush. (Plus the pink bejeweled handle is fun!)
Absolute New York Precision Liquid Liner – FULL SIZE! Value $10
This liner is both paraben and fragrance free! I didn’t find the line to be any thinner than other liquid liners, (nothing too groundbreaking here), but still a good black eyeliner. (Swatched in a picture below).
ModelCo Highlighting Trio – FULL SIZE! Value $22
All the shades in this trio have a nice dewy/luminous finish to them. The pigment is great, and they are blendable too. (Highlighter, blush, and bronzer swatched below).
Smashbox Full Exposure Mascara – .14 oz Value $7.40
This is one of the best mascaras I’ve sampled recently. The formula adds a good amount of length and volume. It took me a lot of brush strokes to get the amount of volume/length I wanted, but there were no clumping issues, so that’s fine by me!
Verdict: This month’s glam bag has a value of about $72. I think that maybe be one of my highest-value glam bags ever! Plus I’ll use every item, and there are no brands that feel cheap to me. This is my best Ipsy month in a while!
Also – I love the bag itself this month – it matches my phone case!
What do you think of the November Ipsy Glam Bag? Which products are you getting this month?
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