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Ipsy Glam Bag December 2019 Choice Time!

It’s time to pick one of the items for your December 2019 Ipsy Glam Bag!

Which product are you choosing for your December Ipsy Glam Bag?

Here’s a look at more December spoilers:


BELLE EN ARGENT Auteur Crème Lip Color in Click Your Heels

TARTE Amazonian Clay 12-Hour Blush in Party Dress

SUVA BEAUTY Eyeshadow in Empire State

CÉLA Black Gold Supreme Coffee Scrub

PURLISSE Perfect Glow BB Cream SPF 30 in Light Medium

COMPLEX CULTURE All Over Highlight • Powder Brush

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Comments (67)

  1. Anyone ever try the PURLISSE BB cream ? Thinking of picking up as add on , any thought ?
    Thanks 😘

    • I love it. It’s more matte than any others I’ve tried thus far (like IT or Ipkn) and provides good coverage for a BB cream. It does have mineral rather than chemical sunscreen as well.

  2. I received the wrong confirmation for my December choice. Has this happened to anyone before? I chose the Thrive Mascara but got a confirmation for the Tarte blush???

    • No; however, just send them a quick email now. They should be able to correct this for you.

  3. I picked the Night Detox. I did not like last month at all. Received bronzer, a blush that looks like a bronzer and that awful GiGi white talc face powder. I picked the Verso serum and I LOVE LOVE LOVE it. I have went on a quest buying up samples on eBay, Mercari and Poshmark. It really had instant results on some dry patches on my cheeks. Super impressed.

    • I didnt make a choice this month or last month and I received a great bag.. so im hoping that I get a good bag this m.j month also…

      • I didn’t choose this month HOPING it goes by my profile

  4. I chose the Beauty For Real Lipgloss.
    It looks like it would be a good lipstick topper for the multiple drying liquid lip colors I have. My lips stay dry this time of year!
    Skipped Plus again (3rd. Month).
    Subscribed again to Boxycharm and Allure.

  5. I chose the Belif moisturizer. I love any Belif product and go through moisturizers quickly. Thanks, Ipsy!

  6. I love the Nature Lab Shine Mist, so picking the Shine Oil was a no-brainer for me!

    I used the GETGIFT code to reactivate my old account for December & get the Violet Voss palette, so I picked the Skin Regimen cream for that bag.

    • Where did you put in the code? I’m reactivating my old account and all I see is payment info, no place to put in a promo code. ty!

  7. Not gonna lie I am really meh about choice . I wanted to pick BB cream or eyeshadow not offered . I picked the coffee scrub . I forget are they having a BOGO sale with add ons on 2nd?

  8. I picked the coffee scrub. Those blushes are cute, but I have a bunch already. My skin has been doing better with less products lately, so not looking to mess that up. Happy Choice Day, everyone 🙂

  9. i chose the Skin Detox night serum because I am piling serums and creams on twice daily. A serum then moisturizer combo so I am going through a lot lathering this on my face, neck and decollete twice daily. I’m using a different combo of serum/moisturizer in the AM and PM so I am going through a ‘lot. The sub boxes is making this possible for me.

  10. If I was going to choose, I’d choose the Tarte blush! I’m running an experiment though to see how my bag does with customization if I don’t choose a product. I decided not to last month and it worked out well, so I’m trying again.

    • Super excited to hear back about this! I, too, find my bags were better before, but I haven’t been able to resist choosing a product to find out.

    • I wish I would have done the same thing!, Darn it! Oh well, I love the Thrive Mascara!! I know it’s not worth $12.00 but I’m hoping for a matte pink lipstick!! Ipsy, I hope you see this!!

    • I’ve done both, and love my bags either way.

  11. I chose the Belle en Argent red lipstick. One of the girls in a recent Ipsy Live Facebook video was wearing it and it looked absolutely gorgeous! I previously received a lip gloss from them and its wonderful. Hoping I love the lipstick as well. Looks absolutely perfect for the holidays!!!

    • I think you are going to love it! It’s one of my favorite lipstick formulas. I have 3 tubes of it and I picked it as my choice so I’ll be adding a 4th. I wear “I’ll bring dessert” nearly every day. It is so comfortable and the staying power is impressive for a tube lipstick!

      • I hope they offer that color in an add on!

    • I was going to ask for that but forgot about the choice day and didn’t get an email. I hope you love it!

  12. I was leaning toward the Skin Regimen nigh mask then calculate the value of the sample size skin/hair products and that sealed the deal.

    I wanted to try the Thrive mascara and hopefully will get to pick it as an add on. I got the FS in my GBP a few months ago but was going to regift it this xmas. Then I saw the photo on the box and wanted to try it, but doing more research just now, the photos on the site do not look as dramatic as the box and I can get those results with any old mascara.

    SKIN REGIMEN Night Detox

    Sample size value: 15ml – $28.5
    Full size: 50ml – $95

    NATURELAB. TOKYO Perfect Smooth Hair Oil

    Sample size value: 15ml – $4.80
    Full size: 50ml – $16

    BELIF The True Cream – Moisturizing Bomb

    Sample size value: 10ml – $7.60 – $8.80
    Full size: 50 ml – $38
    Full mini size: 25 ml – $22

    CELA SKIN Black Gold Supreme Coffee Scrub

    Sample size value: 20ml – $3.70
    Full size: 200g/ml – $37

    • Thanks for sharing, Mari!

      • Yes, thank you! This was really interesting. I picked the cheapest item (coffee scrub), but it was most useful for me.

    • Thanks for the info. I chose the Belif. Best value for me.

  13. Went to choose the Tarte blush in Kisses, but it’s not an option for me – bummer!

    I ended up picking the Belle in Argent lipstick. I got it in a different color in last month’s GBP, and the formula is really nice. Plus, I’m actually missing a classic red in my lippie collection.

  14. Went for the mascara – I’ve never used a tubing one before!

  15. I chose the primer. I was going to choose the tarte blush but they obviously have cheapened their packaging for their samples, compared to the old blush samples.

  16. I picked the lip gloss. I love glosses and the color looks really pretty. I get all 3 bags. My expectations for the basic bag is much lower so I’ll be happy with this one.

    I considered the coffee scrub, but I have a different brand and it’s messy. The scrub is good but I have to do in the shower. Coffee scrubs make the sink a mess :o)

    • I waited too long and the lip gloss wasn’t available for me, bummer! I think you’ll like the gloss, I have one and enjoy it. In the full size version there is a light and mirror built in, which I love! Did you notice it this sample size had a mirror or light?

      • I too chose the gloss. I’m not sure about it being full size or not, but according to Ipsy it is Weighing in at 2.4 ml. If you want to compare to your other gloss.

    • Coffee scrubs are really easy to make. I make mine with old coffee grounds..lemon or vanilla and a little bit of sugar!! But I always love to get them too!!

  17. Tarte blush in Kisses for me!

    • me, too! tarte blushes are great quality, and this is a pretty color.

  18. Has anyone else not received an email yet?

    • It doesn’t matter if you get an email or not, you just go to the website or app & pick! You may have to log out & back in again!

  19. I cancelled because of budget reasons but ipsy emailed me and offered me December’s bag if I stayed. And it was mainly cause of Christmas so I’m happy to pick the thrive mascara. I hope it doesn’t glitch and me get charged lol

    • I went with the Benefit pearl primer. Also – something keeps telling me I’m going to spend a ton on add ons this month. Just a feeling.

      • Exact same Jen , same choice and yes love add ons 🙂

    • You’ll love the Thrive Mascara if you haven’t tried it yet!!

  20. Skipped!

  21. I went with the tarte blush in shimma & shake. Love tarte blushes and this is a unique color that I don’t have in my collection

    • I love the product selection in this month’s bag. I was not excited about any of the GBP or GBU products so I skipped this month.

      • Didn’t mean to respond here. Sorry!

    • It is a pretty color! It’s similar to a tarte blush I have but not exact, and I like it. The pink Kisses would be the newest shade, but I don’t tend to wear pink pink blushes.

      However, all the samples for the month show up if you don’t immediately choose anything and there are some other lovely blushes as well! I’m really torn as to whether I should pick the tarte blush I know I will like even knowing it means I won’t get to try the Dauphine or Lovecraft or Bare Minerals blushes, or a different item (like the detox mask) in hopes of getting a blush anyway, or skip entirely.

      • Jennifer, those aren’t necessarily items from this month! I know the Lovecraft & Bareminerals blushes were sent out already in recent months.

  22. I chose the pink Tarte blush. The shade was so pretty and I figured I could use it as an eyeshadow too.

    But I think I am going to pause or cancel. Nothing was really exciting to me even though the products were perfectly fine. I think this means that I have too much *stuff* already lol. This is the only subscription that I currently have, but I want a chance to actually use and enjoy the products that I’ve received–I also want to shop some Black Friday deals 😉

    • I chose the beauty for real lip gloss but I’m thinking of skipping as well for the same reasons as you!

  23. Went with the coffee scrub. Thought it was a unique choice and I love using coffee flavored things in the morning to wake me up. I’m excited!

  24. I was tempted to get the brush but I really don’t want to support an ipsy created brand since I’m worried they’ll start packing the bags full of em. The boxes in the shopper were pretty good. I kind of wanted the Glow Up Box with the Hey Honey mask.

  25. I was tempted by the coffee scrub and the hair oil. I ended up choosing the night detox, my skin needs all the help in winter.

  26. I was hoping the Suva Beauty Eyeshadow would have been a choice. I’m hoping it’s an add-on! It’s gorgeous! I chose the Tarte blush instead. I’m really hoping it isn’t too dark for my fair skin. It’s hard to tell from the picture.

  27. I loved the choices so much I added another regular bag! Hoping I get some good items to go with my choices! I chose Porefessional in one and Thrive mascara in the other.

  28. I’d originally paused December, but unpaused so I could get the Tarte blush in Kisses–I love their blushes! That alone covers the cost of the bag, so everything else is just bonus.

  29. I love overnight masks so I went for the Skin Regimen. Was tempted by the coffee scrub and the brush but I’m hoping the brush is available as an add-on and the scrub shouldn’t be too hard to swap for later if I get real FOMO.

    • I just picked the Skin Regimen Night serum as well, so almost picked the Coffee scrub too. I went and read reviews for each though, and the night serum has great ones all around.

  30. For my GB I chose the Skin Regimen Night Detox

    For my GBP I chose the Morphe lipstick in the shade Morphe

    I also bought the $16 Hydrate and Glow Set from the flash sale

    • I got that set too! And picked the brush for my GBP. Hope the rest is good! I need to cut back and plus or ultimate is on the chopping block. I have boxy luxe and premium and im enjoying them way more. I had such high hopes for ultimate. Sigh

      • I get the regular BoxyCharm and I’m on the waitlist for BoxyLuxe. Really hoping I get off the waitlist for the december Boxyluxe.
        I almost chose the brush for my GBP but really wanted the Morphe lipstick. I’m hoping the brush will be including in my GBP anyways.
        I couldnt pass up the Hydrate and Glow set because of the Pixi Rose mist and the LXMI product

    • That set definitely looked like the best one! Had to talk myself out of it because I have too much to get through already.

  31. I picked the coffee scrub

    • I think that’s what I’m going to go with too. Haha came here to read what others were picking, I’m so torn.

  32. I picked the NATURELAB TOKYO hair oil. Better to pick an item I will use instead of just waiting for a bag of stuff I can’t use. 💅

    • Same! I know I’ll use the hair oil for sure. Happy with this pick!

    • picked the same thing I never get hair products if I don’t pick them

    • What I picked too, and literally my exact line of thinking! I wasn’t going to pick anything, but I disliked all the other options so much that I figured it was better to at least NOT get any of them. And I can always use more hair oil, even if it’s not a very “fun” choice.

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