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Ipsy Reveals Are Up for the December 2020 Glam Bag Ultimate!

Ipsy Glam Bag Ultimate April 2020 Spoilers!

We have spoilers for the April 2020 Ipsy Glam Bag Ultimate! (Thanks for the heads up, Heather!)

Here are some of the products they are sending this month. Not all subscribers will receive all items:

IBY BEAUTY Enlighten Eyeshadow Palette

TRÈSTIQUE Mini Lip Glaze Set

JULES SMITH BEAUTY Power 5 Shadow Palette

IL MAKIAGE Long-Wear Eye Pencil in Batman, Silvester, Metallica, Cosmo, Oreo, or Hero

YENSA CBD SuperFood Dual Cleansing Oil



Here is the bag design for each subscription:

Ipsy Glam Bag

Ipsy Glam Bag Plus

Ipsy Glam Bag Ultimate

What do you think of the glam bag designs?

For the 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 (101)

  1. seems like ultimate can’t really fulfill its promise, unfortunately

    • I said the same thing. Ipsy’s idea was great. However, it was too good to be true. They just can’t send out 8 full size “luxury” brand items to all of us for $50 a month. We’re lucky to even get 8 full size items now; forget about them being from a good brand. The sample sizes are just a joke. There’s certainly nothing “deluxe” about them.

      I really need to get over my FOMO and just cancel until Ipsy decides to hold up their end of the deal. Maybe if we all did they would finally change their business practices.

  2. Ipsy I want to try more different foundation samples. Please put foundation samples in your bags.

  3. Why do they keep on with all the cool tone chalky pallettes?!?! Ugh. And that jules brand is awful….

    • I agree with you that the Jules Smith brand is sub-par but, I for one love pastel eye shadows such as are in this Iby palette. I hope I can add it on since I likely won’t get it in my Plus. And, I wish you luck getting what you want too. 🙂

      • Thanks 🙂 I dont know if I can rock pastels unless it’s an amazing formula because instead of pastel it will look and most of what I got from ipsy are chalky….I sure hope they work for you if you get them. I’ve got the iby pallette but haven’t tried it.

      • I’d join Ipsy this month if I knew I’d get that pretty palette. Problem is these subscription boxes have too many variations now. I always feel like I’m missing out. I get boxy right now and it’s the same thing, some variations are just better than others. I’d feel so much better if the box was the box, no Feeling like you got the box of leftovers.

  4. All three bags are so cute!! I can’t wait!!!

  5. Wow these boxes keep getting worse.. IBY is not at all a luxury brand it’s equivalent to BC cosmetics from Khols. For a plus box maybe but ultimate NO way! So glad I canceled. Also the shape of bags is cute but the design??? What the hell is that? A flower , bug dragonfly fairy? They could have done something much cuter..

    • I agree with everything you said. The spoilers this month suck. I do not think Ipsy was prepared to follow through with their original idea when they started the Ultimate bag. Very few luxury items, and this month (March) they didn’t even send the promised amount of 8 full size items.

    • Right? I was so excited since April is my birthday month and I usually give away my bags since I subscribe to all three but I’m like what? I’m not at all excited 🙁 I have been liking my plus bag more than the ultimate for the last 3-4 months. Idk I’m just not excited about any of my sub boxes as of lately 🙁 my obsession is coming to an end. Lol

  6. An Iby palette in a Ultimate box… Seriously?… “Great!”… I’ll keep skipping Ultimate and don’t care for the nice bag… Sad

  7. It’s not too bad, I can make it work, not a fan of the non branded IBY palette, but can make it work. I just have to say BOXYCHARM is so much better, I mean they are just killing it.

    • IBY is a brand. Ipsy’s been sending their stuff for a couple years now. (I’m a fan of their shadows. Meh on the highlighters.)

      • IBY makes my favorite crease brush ive ever found. Okay I may be one of few that will be SO mad if I do not get the palette

      • I would be upset too but I’m really hoping it will be one of the items we get to pick from. And lucky for us most people seem to hate it so they shouldn’t run out if we’re not first in line.

    • I bet both Ipsy and boxy and have loved all my ipsy, and given away most of my boxy. I get all 3 of each. It just goes to show how different each persons tastes are!

      • The Hank and Henry Palette last month was such a bad choice, you can’t give it away on the trade or sell sites. The boxy palette wasn’t much better. I used to love boxy but lately I feel like I’m getting clearance items that won’t sell in a store. Getting nice products as a surprise was fun but If it’s clearance items I’d rather pick them out myself. I wouldn’t spend five dollars on that palette. Apparently no one else will either.

    • Lol no🤣🤣

    • IBY isn’t Ipsy spelled wrong. It is it’s own brand. I have one of their palettes and its really good.

      • Yep. The IBY shadows are super.

    • IBY is far from “non branded” and most people that try them love them. I cancelled my Boxy and Boxyluxe cause they’ve been SUCKING so bad and I NEVER get the top spoiled “good” items but get the crappiest variations. Also Boxycharms customer service is the WORST. Just goes to show different people like different things.

      • You are absolutely correct boxy charms customer service is the worst I have ever dealt with in my life they do not care about their customers what so ever. I literally dread to get ahold of them I’ve been with them for 3 years and have only had to contact twice but it’s been a horrible. I loveeeee ipsy customer service.. they care!! As for IBY. I love them im confused how people do not think its a good brand. Now manna kadar I could understand.

      • So TRUE!!! I think the only ppl that get free stuff from BC get the good stuff. I signed back up this last month and I got the worst!! I mean the worst boxy luxe my A**
        But I am still waiting on ipsy box this month. I am for sure cancel bC!!!! I’m staying with ipsy forsure they have the best customer service!!

      • Yep. I love Ipsy. I gave Boxycharm another chance and I received a lot of filler.

  8. I like the spoilers on the Plus but the bag for the Ultimate so, probably cheaper to sign up for Plus and add-on the bag lol.

  9. For someone who has tried just about every box, please if you see this comment check out See New Skincare Box. I found out about them through a chain of comments on this site from a woman with a similar experience. Vegan, green-beauty, cruelty-free, AND full size products? Say less. (And only $52 bi-monthly) they usually offer discounts as well. If you have the time I would check them out, nothing but 5 stars for them!

    • It’s my favorite skincare sub! I just bought 2 of the past boxes during their last sale. This month we are getting Sonage! I bought some of their products in a FFF sale and that gommage is my favorite. I leave it on as a mask though. It peels away so much dead and dull stuff and leaves your skin so much brighter.

      • What is this box?!?! I’ve tried “See New Best Friend Box” it’s taking me to etsy, then I tried “See New Skincare Box” and even ” see skin care box” and I am not finding anything through google….can someone please tell me the exact name..I bet I’ve missed all the sales 🙁

    • Well, hell-freaking-lo, See New Best Friend Box! How was I not already signed up?I’m kicking myself I missed the sales on the now sold out Honua, Graydon, and Skin Owl past boxes. 30 bucks! (They still have a couple other brands left). There’s a flash 35% off sale right now (21 hours and change left!\) site-wide with the code EMPOWERWOMEN. I signed up for my first bi-monthly box with a stated value of $180 worth of Sonäge-y goodness for $33.80 & free shipping. <3 Thank you, Meredith!!! 😀

    • aieee, when I found out their CLN&DRTY box’s cleanser was a stick cleanser, I caved – it’s still 35% off, so I only paid $19.50 for $182 worth of high quality, vegan skincare! Did someone say ‘pause all Ipsies this month (except maybe one gb for add-ons)?’ Because I could swear I heard that. 😛

      • Ayyyyy! Thanks for the shout out. We’re so glad you love The New Romantic Cleanser. xx – Hugs, Paula, founder CLN&DRTY

    • Wow, thanks for posting about this box! I think I may need to give it a try and skip Ultimate instead…

    • For the See New box, if you use the code EMPOWERWOMEN, you can get the new one (with Sonage) for only $33.80!!!

      • thank you for posting this!! Purchasing now. I saw something about this company in another comment thread too! Can’t believe I’ve never heard of it before! Thank you thank you!

      • Found it!! Thank you!!

    • thank you for posting about this! I just signed up ! WOW. I just signed up and for a YEAR and it was only $192!!! (with savings!) I’m in shock. They have a code “EMPOWERWOMEN” if anyone comes across this!! Thank you Meredith for letting us know!! 🙂

    • what is the name of this skincare box u girls are talking about would love to give it a try

      • It’s literally called “See New Skincare Box.” 🙂

    • Hey, Liz (or anyone at My Subscription Addiction) I think this Ipsy post got hijacked by a competing sub box. This is about as scummy and unprofessional as I’ve seen in a while! If this is a sampling of your business practices, SNSB, it’s an excellent way to make sure I never subscribe!

      • I feel the same way. There are more promotional posts on other threads as well. It’s such a turn-off, I will NOT be checking out their site or service. Ughh.

      • Oh, good, it’s not just me who thought that about those posts.

      • Um, I don’t work for the box or anything. I’ve been on this site a long time. Someone else posted about it, so I looked it up, found a good deal, and shared it. Is that not OK?

      • No, it’s not! Witch! Witch! 😂

      • Jill, it’s absolutely okay and I for one greatly appreciated it. Since MSA hasn’t posted anything about it where do people expect you to mention it? I am grateful for any and all info on new beauty boxes, especially with discount/coupon codes. I am particularly pleased to hear about cruelty free and clean boxes! I still love Ipsy but I do feel guilty that not all the products I get from them are from cruelty free brands. Outside of a few sub boxes I make sure not to purchase beauty or household products from any company that may test on animals or that is owned by a bigger company that’s not completely cruelty free. And my new goal this year is to have transitioned to all or mostly all clean beauty as well. So thanks for the info and keep it coming!

      • It’s not the company, it’s just other customers talking about sub boxes they love and spreading the word about good deals. I’ve discovered some of my favorite skincare subs from people having these discussions about different ones in the comments. I’m very grateful other customers share this valuable information with us. I’d never know to look at different sub boxes if they were exclusively discussed under their own posts. Some of y’all need to chill out and let us enjoy our shared love of skincare!

      • Nah, many of the comments are either similarly worded or the exact same with different names. I find the deception insulting personally. We are subscription box addicts, ffs, we actively look for new boxes! There’s no need to be shady.

      • Precisely, Lori.

      • Um, yeah, exactly – and this is *how* I actively found this box: through a discussion on a subscription box website (especially because it’s hard to find them with such a generic name). Feel free to comb through all my past posts about almost every other skin/beauty box over the past few years and lemme know which seem like promotional posts. lol

    • How have I not heard about this box?

    • All of the comments about these boxes are written like brand copywriters commenting on their own Insta posts, and they’re on ALL the beauty sub box threads. What is this haha

      • Yep.

  10. Looks pretty good! (Other than the weird lopsided Jules Smith palette…) I might actually re-sub!

  11. Hallelujah! Eyeliners in a variety of colors besides black! Too bad it’s not a set, haha.

    • I felt the same exact way wish it were a set gaha and go figure the only item I am opted out of is liners because I’m so sick of getting liquid black eyeliner every month if I could get different colors of eyeliner every month whether it be waterline or liquid I would be very happy

      • I would be super happy as well! I’m not opted out of liners and have received one almost every month, so I finally changed the preference on them to “rarely”–how (un)funny would it be if this is the month that I DON’T get a liner, lol!

      • I wouldn’t worry too much. I changed mine to “rarely” six months ago and still get one in my regular and/or Plus or Ultimate (I usually skip one or the other) bags every month. Knowing my luck I will still get a liquid one instead of one of these pencils (preferably in any shade but black.)

        I keep telling myself I need to learn calligraphy so I can put all these darn things to good use since I could never possibly use them all up on my eyes. 😄

  12. Oo! Would love that yensa cleanser!

  13. I’ve been wanting to cancel Ultimate. I think I might this month. Even though I really like the bag. The only things I’m interested in are the CBD cleansing oil and The Cottage Greenhouse mask. I really don’t need anymore eyeshadow palettes. I have about 75 of them. Most of them I got from Ipsy or Boxycharm.

    • Good luck trying to cancel. No option anywhere.

      • I cancelled Ultimate, no problem at all.

      • Um, are you sure you’re on the right site/app? Ipsy is extremely easy to pause and cancel. You don’t have to talk to a customer service person about it or anything, and I know boxy is notorious for charging people again after they’ve cancelled.

      • Ipsy is SO easy to cancel or pause, it’s literally a click of a button on their page under your account

      • Super easy, right on your account.

      • I have never understood people having an issue Canceling I do have their app but I do not use it I just log in to my account and it is extremely easy to cancel everything through ipsy is easy to do

  14. I almost wish that I had dark spots for the Verso product because I really like everything that I have tried from the brand. I have more beauty stuff than I can use, so I don’t think that I will pull the trigger and re-sub.
    Glad to see most people are liking the spoilers.

  15. Can you sign up on “choice” day and NOT get the current month’s box, too? I want to sign up on the day I can choose one of these spoilers for next month, but I don’t want March. Any advice??

    • I did that last month with regular and did not get February’s bag.

    • I signed up for the plus for next month now and I’m receiving just the Aptil, not March. I would assume if you were to sign up for the ultimate now, same thing would apply

      • Thank you!!!

      • Omg finally almost all new products and those 2 first bags are my favorite ever! Great job Ipsy! I may sign back up one of these days …..

  16. Guess its another skip for me. I do not want any of these items. The last month I received was December.

  17. Well, I caved and subbed. Sigh… (Skipping Glam Bag and Plus though, so almost works out!)

  18. Omg, I like all of these, but I was planning to cancel Ultimate. It’s not once been as good as the spoilers make it seem…what to do, what to do…

    That being said, I DO notice a slight improvement in Ultimate the last couple months. Anyone else?

    • Agreed amazing spoilers! And I definitely noticed an improvement! April is my birthday month and I was going to try and skip but this is too good!

  19. well, now I’m tempted to do Ultimate…I love that eyeshadow palette! And the Trestique set. Hm…

  20. Is CBD a harmful ingredient? I know nothing about it…

    • It’s a wonderful ingredient and is used to help with many things. Just do a quick search on it. I don’t have time to write it all, lol.

      • I’m sorry. This was because someone posted they wish they could opt out of CBD oil products.. I didn’t think it was harmful but that made me wonder. 🙂

      • That was me! I haven’t heard of it being harmful but it’s not an ingredient I feel personally comfortable with. Plus, I accidentally bought one thing with CBD in it and it is the grossest thing I’ve ever smelled.

      • Maybe they are like me…I allergic to CBD oil. I am skipping this box in case they send me the item as an option. I have heard from other people that CBD has some great benefits.

      • Sarah You can opt out of 2 product categories. You can just opt out of that product category if you’d want to keep your subscription.

      • CBD is actually an incredible thing. Truly, is has properties that can help us with SO MANY of the problems we face on a daily basis. It’s beneficial in skin care, helps with relieving stress, promotes a healthy sleep pattern, and aids in wellness in a variety of other ways.

        You should read about it – you might be surprised at what you learn!

        : )

      • Give me all the cbd stuff 🙂 I love my oil and my toothpicks from purekane 😁

    • It’s supposed to be super moisturizing and calming for reactive skin.

    • It’s chock full of vitamin E oil to the best of my knowledge so I’m guessing it’s VERY good for your skin!

  21. I really LIKE everything but the black eyeliner. Great bag, seems to me. I’m resigned to repeats..

  22. I actually really like some of these! I just wish there was an option to opt out of CBD products.

  23. I’ve skipped the Ultimate since the disastrous October bag. I think this one is going to bring me back.

  24. We’ve gotten that mask in a previous ME box. I wasn’t a fan of it. It burns, and I don’t usually have issues with masks like that.

  25. Are Plus bags large enough to fit full sized products, or are they a different version of the smaller bag?

    • In my experience, they are usually only marginally larger than the regular bag but February’s was the same size and April’s looks to be smallish also.

      • Thank you

    • The plus bags are slightly larger than the regular bags. I have been able to fit some full size products and makeup brushes in one of them (November specifically). I haven’t received an ultimate one so I can’t give you an idea on those. But I might actually try ultimate this month. I haven’t been wowed enough before this month, but it looks pretty good to me. I need another sub like I need a hole in the head though. Decisions, decisions.

      • Thank you. I’m thinking about getting all three this month. I have a yearly sub for regular, do Plus off and on, and have not done Ultimate yet.

  26. Interested in the Verso, Trestique, IBY palette (don’t need, but pretty spring colors) and the cleanser. Since really like the bag design, I’ll probably get all 3 for April.

  27. Love the iby palette & the yensa cleansing oil. Hoping to not receive anymore face masks ,Hand lotions or eyeliners for a bit.

  28. And I’ve never skipped any months but now that I’m irritated with my shipping and none of these spoilers are exciting to my preferences I think I’ll SKIP

    • Omg DHL😭😭😭
      My bag doesn’t want to visit North Carolina!!

  29. I get all 3 bags none of them have even shipped yet!!!!!

  30. I see some things I like. Wow colored eyeliner, Verso dark spot fix, and cottage greenhouse

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