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Ipsy Glam Bag Ultimate October 2019 Spoilers – UPDATE

We have spoilers for the October 2019 Ipsy Glam Bag Ultimate! (These are some of the items that Ipsy is sending in October. There are different box versions every month, so you may not receive it in your Glam Bag Ultimate.)

UPDATE – the picture below is an example of what IPSY is sending in the Glam Bag Ultimate, and not guaranteed October spoilers. 

Here are the first spoilers for the October 2019 Ipsy Glam Bag Ultimate:

  • GLOSSIER Milky Oil
  • IT Cosmetics Confidence in a Cleanser
  • Murad Retinol Youth Renewal Eye Serum
  • Huda Beauty Liquid Matte
  • Buxom Divine Goddess Highlighter Palette
  • Smashbox Photo Finish Smooth & Blur Primer
  • Sunday Riley Good Genes Treatment
  • Estée Lauder Lipstick
  • Too Faced Better Than Sex Mascara
  • Morphe – blush or eyeshadow?
  • MAC Product
  • Does anyone recognize the MG compact?

For the NEW IPSY Glam Bag Ultimate:

  • New Membership for even more beauty picks. Glam Bag Ultimate is a new subscription with 8 full-sized & 4 deluxe samples, personalized for you, for $50/month. You’ll get to choose one of your full-size products with the new choice feature! 
  • There will be a makeup bag, every month.
  • You can now add up to 5 Add-Ons for your bag. Previously you were limited to 3.

This subscription is $50 a month. Sign up here!

And if you are new to the regular Ipsy, it is a $12 a month beauty and makeup subscription box. Check out all of our Ipsy reviews to see what’s been in past boxes. And check out our Ipsy Spoilers to see what’s coming up in future boxes! Ipsy Glam Bag Plus is $25 a month. Check out our Ipsy Glam Bag Plus reviews to see what you can expect each month.

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Comments (241)

  1. I need to cancel my subscription.

  2. I have that Make Up Geek Compact. Its a magnetic case to hold eyeshadow or blaush pans.

  3. When are they going to release real spoilers? I wonder if they even will….

    • I was wondering the same thing. The items we got to choose from yesterday constitute the only real spoiler, and my choices were underwhelming. There was only one item (other than the Farmacy balm I chose) that I would want (the Huda palette).

      I sent an email to Ipsy customer service on Monday asking if we would get Betty Boop items in the Ultimate bag and if so, how many could we potentially get. I got the confirmation email saying they received my message and will get back to me in 24 hours, but I have heard nothing yet, 72 hours later.

      Usually I get a response from them that day or the next, so I’m uneasy about parting with my $50 at this point for what could very well be one nice item in a box of things I do not want. Yes, I know that is the nature of subscription boxes, but the only other $50 subscription box I’ve purchased is Boxy Luxe, and they do give spoilers.

      • I’m getting uneasy about the whole thing, $50 isn’t cheap and I dont want a bunch of stuff I don’t want. I am already pretty sure I’m pausing my gbp this month because I’m so underwhelmed by the spoilers!

        That’s terrible they havent gotten back to you yet! Just seems like they are avoiding alot to do with this launch.

    • They released a Facebook live video today with possible ultimate spoilers but not a lot of new information. Possible spoilers are makeup geek highlighter, farmacy cleansing balm, huda eyeshadow palette in warm brown or topaz, and deluxe size (looks kinda small) of stilla body lotion.

      • Sorry, misheard name of lotion – it’s called Céla. 😊

  4. just logged in to ipsy and i had the option to select one product for ultimate. and the options were repeat products farmacy green screen cleansing balm, Murad aha/bha exfoliating cleanser, 2 choices of huda beauty mini palettes, realher eyeshadow palette, Farrah brushes. I am kind of disappointed. I didn’t expect the first choices to be repeat products.

  5. I chose the Murad cleanser for the ultimate bag. I had such a hard time deciding between the Murad and the Farmacy balm to oil cleanser, but the Murad is my FAVORITE cleanser and its really expensive, so now I have backup 🙂 Kinda bummed I paused GBP this month bc I really wanted the DR Brandt exfoliating item. I’ve used it in the past and it is AMAZING and very strong but gives amazing results.

    Whoever chose the IT cc cream, you will love it! Its the only thing I will use on my face bc its really not bad for your skin at all, plus give you a nice SPF coverage.

  6. Just an FYI the choice option didn’t pop up on my Ipsy app for Ultimate or regular but as soon as I logged on to the website the choice option immediately popped up for both. So if it doesn’t show up on the app for you go to the website

  7. I just made my choices

    Ipsy Glam Bag Ultimate:

    Murad AHA/BHA Exfoliating Cleanser
    (Super excited about this and so so glad I didn’t cancel my Ultimate earlier)

    Ipsy Glam Bag:

    It Cosmetics CC Cream in Fair

    And from the flash sale I got:

    Sur Medic and Cathy Doll brightening sheet mask set

    Wated more but couldn’t talk myself into it since I’m spending $60 this month just on my ipsy subs.

  8. YES! Murad in my Ultimate, Dr Brandt Glam Bag Plus and small Murad in my little bag- AWESOMENESS! WORTH THE WAIT!

    • I agree 100%! I am so glad I didn’t cancel my ultimate! I chose the Murad exfoliating cleanser for my ultimate too and it was so worth the wait! I chose the It CC cream for my regular! I think they did an amazing job with the choices for both!

      • I “almost” picked that CC cream too! Great choice Tiffany!

      • Thank you! Your choices are great too! Its funny because I almost chose the Murad cleanser for my regular glam bag too! I chose the It CC cream because I’ve really been wanting to try it. I already live be the It Bye Bye Under Eye so I figured I’d love the CC cream too.

  9. Choice is open – go pick your item!

    • A bunch of leftovers. I still think they were planning on dropping all the BETTY stuff on ultimate and then changed at the last minute grabbing all the leftovers to fill the boxes. Not a good first impression.

      I picked the Huda topaz just do I wouldn’t get stuck with the Real Her stuff.

    • Thank you so much for posting this, I had been checking all morning and of course the small period of time I got preoccupied with something else it starts lol. I wouldn’t have known as soon if you hadn’t commented this and I wanted to choose before the site inevitably crashes like it does when add ons go live on the 2nd of every month.

  10. I wish they’d give us some idea of what time we get to start choosing the one item for each of our subscriptions today. Its driving me crazy, I want to see the options for Ultimate to get some idea what Octobers Ultimate products will be. I’ve gotten to choose an item for my regular glam bag the past few months but the days and times never seemed to be the same.

  11. I just received an email from Ipsy that they will be including an extra free gift in my GBU because the GBU and GBP is going to have the same bag included. Of course, my free gift is a mascara that I’m opted out of 🙄

    • Ughhhhhhhhh I did to…the mascara ( TRESTIQUE Good Vibes Mascara ) I wont even use ….I dont like the company or their products…I’m so disappointed with this launch! I might just skip both boxes all together!

      • I think I will probably cancel after I receive my first shipment. I think I’m going to switch to Boxycharm Premiere instead.

    • Ipsy is really hitting it out of the park! LOL! Glad I didn’t bite for any of their shenanigans with Ultimate.

    • J am freakin out because I didn’t get an email and I don’t know what’s going on with ultimate or plus this month for customizing! I have two plus and one ultimate accounts this month and I did not get one email from Ipsy! I emailed them and tweeted but still no response. Wth

  12. MG is Makeup Geek. It’s likely a single shadow since that’s what they’re known for.

  13. Sub Par for a $ 50.00 price, I am happy to see some decent skin products in there, however they could of included a larger version of SR, murad is great, but all the make-up been their done that. Glossier is good , but you could buy that for $12.00 . No star , or wow factor in this update at all… pretty much the same and not guaranteed you’ll get it, if I read above correct. I’m not taking the gamble on $ 50.00 , plus just bought some great items from 21 days of beauty, Sephora sale, and Elemis website GWP, and I’ll actually use .

    GLOSSIER Milky Oil – Ok ,but $12.00
    IT Cosmetics Confidence in a Cleanser- I enjoy It brand , but have so many cleansers for my sensitive skin
    Murad Retinol Youth Renewal Eye Serum- Murad line always have great stuff $89.00 ( star item)
    Huda Beauty Liquid Matte – nope no Huda for me in any of their products over rated
    Buxom Divine Goddess Highlighter Palette- $ 22.00 ( have enough highlighters )
    Smashbox Photo Finish Smooth & Blur Primer – $ 36.00 – ok , but I like certain primers over others
    Sunday Riley Good Genes Treatment – well it’s so tiny IDK how to even search don’t know size full size $ 105.00 , but you could catch a sale or discount ( they should have full size)
    Estée Lauder Lipstick – prefer gloss so IDC about this item and don’t use Estee Lauder
    Too Faced Better Than Sex Mascara
    Morphe – blush or eyeshadow? – Don’t use or need either
    MAC Product – MAC I enjoy , but probably a blush or eyeshadow too
    Does anyone recognize the MG compact? No I don’t have a clue

    Idk so far nothing shines ( bright like a diamond)

    however , anyone interested in this stuff, the products pay for the $50.00 box. No doubt about that, however if I can’t use a lot of it or it’s just not my forte , I don’t feel the ned to spend $50.00 , it’s quality not quantity. Besides, I can get regular Ipsy ( which I still don’t agree in increasing it to $12.00 🙁
    but, I’ll for sure spend $50.00 on add ons I’ll use . So I guess they’ll get my money somehow, but at least I can choose the items 🙂

    • I guess you didn’t actually read the caption? This is NOT a spoiler.

      • Mzbev look above it says update – in bold black and it’s not crossed out 🤔

        Well That’s how I read it .. but, at least I voiced my opinion 😁

      • Dot 💛

    • The MAC is a super tiny sample of powder foundation

  14. Ipsy is trying to compete with BoxyLuxe and this variation is NOT GOING TO CUT IT.

  15. Ipsy is trying to compete with BoxyLuxe and variation is NOT GOING TO CUT IT.

  16. I will cancel if I don’t see some spoilers soon and the choices for our selection item. $50 is too much money to play around with in my opinion, especially after the royal disappointment the last several months have been. Yes I realize this goes against the surprise element of subscription boxes, but my money, my call…Until this post I’ve always been one of those people defending Ipsy saying that they always come through in the end but the last few months have just been really really disappointing. I’m not willing to risk spending $50 to receive the entire Betty Boop collection .

  17. I really hope we get the ACTUAL Ultimate spoilers soon. I need to know if I’m going to cancel or not. This no real spoiler thing is driving me nuts and confusing me. I dont understand why Ipsy hasn’t released any actual spoilers yet, they have to know by now what products they’ll be sending in October it’s less than 2 weeks away. I was so excited about Ultimate when they announced it but now I’m worried it’s going to be a clusterf*** because they messed up my glam bag this month and two of my ipsy offer orders and they have never messed anything up for me before. I’m worried this new subscription tier has them overwhelmed. The lack of spoilers has me worried it will be a disaster too because like I said they have to know what products their sending in October and if they do but aren’t telling us what they are that could mean they are worried ppl will cancel out of disappointment/dissatisfaction. I dont know what’s worse if they know and aren’t telling us or if they just don’t know yet. Just my opinion sorry for the rant

  18. Everybody check your mailing addresses!

    Ipsy had me living in Denver Colorado

    I live in Tennessee!

    I think we are in for a bunch of errors, lost bags ete

  19. I shock that they didn’t show any Betty Boop makeup….Both of the other bags did.

  20. I get that these are not actual spoilers but rather a representation of what the Ultimate will be like. Even so, I am super disappointed. The only things which interest me at all are the Buxom and the MG item. I have never tried anything from MG, so that would be awesome. The Buxom item is just meh. Acceptable, but not exciting. I am officially worried that I am locked in for the first box at $50. Hoping for the best, but kind of expecting to be underwhelmed at best.

    • I feel the exact same way, I’m hoping if and when they post the actual spoilers they’ll be better than this. I really want the skincare products above but none of the makeup excites or really interests me and i prefer to get more makeup from ipsy and most of my skincare from my other subs. Fingers crossed the real spoilers live up to the hype they’ve built up for Ultimate

  21. The unidentified “MG compact” is actually a MakeupGeek bronzer it looks like.

  22. OMG, I haven’t been so desperate for spoilers like ever! What’s up, ipsy??? You’re really freaking me out…I’m so far subscribed to Boxy, and all 3 Glam Bags, but I need to know which ones need to go…ahhhhh! I’m really bored at work lately, though, so I clearly need a hobby.

    • Lol I’ve never been so desperate for spoilers before either. $50 is a lot for a beauty sub (to me at least) so I’d like to have some idea of what products it could contain. I sub to the regular glam bag, Ultimate, BoxyCharm, signed up for the Boxy Premium waitlist, Play By Sephora, Allure and Birchbox(planning on canceling this one no matter what) I clearly have an addiction to beauty subs. I have absolutely no self control when it comes to beauty subs and the flash/pop up sales and offers. I do need to drop one or two especially if I keep Ultimate. I dont mind product overload because I gift or donate everything I dont use but I am spending a crazy amount of money on this stuff every month so cancelling even just two $15 subs would help. I’m thinking Birchbox and Allure

  23. I Did CONFIRM with Ipsy..These are not the spoilers! They said coming soon..yeah right, we won’t see until the 24th when we can pick one..and then we probably won’t see but a handful. I for one and gonna wait to see what they have..BUT Boxy add-ons are that same day..if they have some good stuff for reasonable prices, I think I may cancel GBU and just keep the Plus or Regular bag. Ugh..My anxiety can’t handle this mess..HAHA!

    • Lol my anxiety can’t handle this either! I wish we could just see some REAL spoilers for Ultimate. I need to know if I should cancel Ultimate or not.

      I can’t wait to shop add ons for BoxyCharm on the 24th! My bank account isn’t going to like it though lol I have absolutely no self control when it comes to my beauty subs and their flash/pop up sales, add ons and ipsy offers. I spend a ridiculous amount of money on ipsy offers and add ons every month. It makes me ridiculously happy though so at least I can try to justify it with that🤣

    • I didn’t think you could cancel the Ultimate yet. I thought if you signed up, you were at least committed to buying the first one.

      • The ultimate account page has no option to skip or cancel. CS said I cannot skip the first month, so I told them I want to cancel and have not heard back. I get that people are excited but I’m just not a betty boop fan and the bags this month seems very makeup-heavy. I skipped GB and plus and I hope it won’t be too difficult to get out of ultimate. I can’t wait to see what’s up for November!

      • I emailed CS too and they said once the ultimate membership shows up as active they will pause it for me since there isn’t a skip option yet

      • Update: Ipsy CS cheerfully canceled my ultimate. I’ll re-up if I like November spoilers and I’m hoping for three cute matching bags.

      • I emailed last night and asked if i could skip or cancel since there’s no option to do either on the ultimate tab on the app… i got an email an hour later telling me that they cancelled my ultimate… usually i take my chances but i’m not feeling good about this box and i’m assuming that if there are one or two things i can’t live without i can do add-ons to my plus bag

  24. I don’t know if everyone READ the print up top, I don’t think they did because people sound excited, but just FYI UPDATE – the picture below is an example of what IPSY is sending in the Glam Bag Ultimate, and not guaranteed October spoilers. So I don’t know why they put these out, if these aren’t the actual spoilers

  25. I don’t know that I gonna keep this box or not. I like fist time’s image…. It has a lot of goody for me. But Honestly, This spoiler is not so great. It looks not good for me. I stopped other 2 bag and box. If it is not good box at next month, I gonna quit every ipsy bag.

  26. I have been an Ipsy subscriber fora few months, and have canceled other subs because i prefer Ipsy. I had GB and Plus and signed up right away for Ultimate. I’m excited to see what’s in the future, but just not a Betty Boop fan, plus October looks makeup-heavy. So today I tried to skip. I got weird messages for GB and GBP that I was skipping November, but got messages and confirmation that I would resume in November. I had no option to skip the Ultimate. I contacted CS. They confirmed I was skipped for October for GB and GBP, but they said I had no option to skip Ultimate since it was my first month. If I cancel Ultimate, will I have to go on a waitlist? Also, no option to cancel Ultimate on My Account page so I guess I will have to rely on CS. Again, I love Ipsy and can’t wait to see what’s next but Betty Boop just does not happen to be my thing.

    • Funny thing is, I really want the Betty Boop bag! But I am also locked into the Ultimate, so I don’t want to go for another $12 commitment. If they offered the bag as an add on, I’d jump on it! 🙂

  27. Sorry ladys but dose anyone know how to read 🙄 before you freak out and complain about the products ……Those ” spoilers”from day one have staited that are just an example of what can be expected

    • When this article was first released, it was released as the spoilers for October. Then the next day they crossed out stuff and added updates that this was just an example. So a lot of initial comments were responding to the original post before it was modified. That’s why people were upset.

    • We know how to read. The word ‘is’ is the key.

  28. I really want to see the IGBU spoilers soon , bc I need to know if I’m gonna cancel or not , if the BB collaboration will be in the ultimate I don’t mind like a lipstick but if I’m getting eyeshadow palette and all I need to cancel ASAP – I love skincare products , but looks like these aren’t the spoilers

  29. They did say it was an example of what they were putting in it. They are not the actual products spoilers.

    • Except when the article was first published they DID say they were actual GBU spoilers for October 2019. Now this is a representation of what type of products we could expect. I went ahead & subbed for GBU based on the spoilers. Now they’re retracting & haven’t said if or when we’d see spoilers for GBU’s first bag.

  30. the compact is Makeup Geek highlighter I believe.

  31. Oh please. These are spoilers. They saw the negative reaction and are doing damage control. For 50.00 you’re going to get the same tiny Good Gene’s that made the rounds last year, another Smashbox primer and a few low end old tired products.

    • Really? Do you really believe that? I am subscribed to all three so I will let you know. hahaha!

    • Logistically Ipsy couldn’t change the contents that quickly, these products have shown on the upgrade tab for a while.

  32. I’m still on the fence about this.

    Ipsy keeps encouraging me to sign up, but I just don’t know.

  33. Well I’m sure we will see most of the spoilers on the 24th when we are supposed to customize. Not wanting to wait that long though 😩

    • On a side note, I did buy my ticket for Ipsy Live in NYC for the Sunday event on Oct 13th. Can’t wait to go!

  34. It just seems like random leftovers. Nothing really stands out. Glossier looks awesome but the retail value is $12. I’d rather just buy that outright.

  35. Anyone know what size will that makeup bag be for this ultimate version?

    Some real spoilers would be nice! Dying to see spoilers!

    I love Betty boop ,but I dont want any of that assumingly cheap make up stuff from Ipsy x Betty collection.I m really looking forward to a Betty makeup bag though.

    • I’m mildly concerned. This screams Tj Maxx….

  36. So what is pictured is not even the spoilers ? Am I reading this right ? If this is the case why would Ipsy even put this out.

    • Exactly. Smoke and mirrors. Caveat emptor.

      • Not a good thing to do in light of Boxys roll out. I am sure it is going to tick some people off. As I said in another post, I am sure we are going to get some of the Betty Boop in the Ultimate. I am OK with that. I just wish they did not do the spoilers no spoilers. Very confusing.

      • What ??? That’s horrible omg these aren’t even the spoilers 👀😡

        I need to see the spoilers soon so I can cancel before 9/30

        Please hurry up Ipsy I’m not wasting $50.00 on low quality BB collab yuk :/

      • They did the same thing when they rolled out the GBP. It’s to show examples of the types of products you’ll receive, like I said tho, same as when they first rolled out GBP.

    • They probably saw all the negative reactions and are now scrambling to find different products. October is my birthday and was going to get ultimate in addition to my plus bag but now skipped plus due to the cra
      Crappy BB stuff.

      • Agree! It’s pure damage control. Too late, I believe, lol.

      • Thought the same thing…

      • The only difference is MSA posted this as spoilers. Ipsy releases real spoilers soon enough. Since this was shown to those upgrading for a while there’s no reason to believe this is any different than the examples for plus.

        I’m not ready for a foil hat yet. The logistics of a company this big trying to source brand new products in under a week just isn’t very likely.

  37. Definitely don’t want Smashbox primer. I recently tossed about 100 of those tubes as they are in every GWP I’ve ever gotten.

  38. Not impressed at all. 🙁

    I was hoping they would start off with a bang but this is just a lil fizzle.

    I am going to hold off a few more days to see if this gets better but if not it will be a cancel for me too!

    I think for a monthly box at this price point it may be hard for them to satisfy everyone.

  39. Well, I for one am super happy with this. Too Faced BTS mascara is my favorite and Smashbox Photo Finish is my go-to primer and I’ve just run out of both.

    Gimme all the red Estee Lauder lipsticks!

    And I’m a Murad junkie. I also highly rate IT cosmetics. Sunday Riley? Mac? Glossier? Yes please!

    All in, if I get a box just like this I’ll be one happy lady.

    • Except these are not the actual spoilers…

  40. I wonder if the will send the Betty Boop collection in this bag

  41. Wait, what? An example and not actual spoilers. Whomp. Whomp. 😩

    • I know a lot of people cancelled them yesterday due to what’s shown here. Maybe this new statement is damage control? Myself, I’m commited to trying it at least 2 months in a row. If it’s not great, then I do enjoy the $25 box with add-ons. I do like that there are 3 membership tiers now, definitely gives a person a chance to play around with options. I do think they need to settle down with promoting “the next big thing” and get what they’ve promised so far in good working order, iron out all the kinks. I have a good hot iron if they need to borrow it lol

      • This picture was shown to people for upgrade though never sent as “spoilers” so I don’t think anything has changed except this being posted here.

        There’s still posts like these are the spoilers hopefully MSA will change the title.

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