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

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

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May 2020 Ipsy Glam Bag Ultimate reveals are up! 

Here is what I will be getting in one of my Ipsy subscriptions:

Which products are you getting from Ipsy Glam Bag Ultimate this month?

And here are all the products Ipsy is sending in Glam Bag Ultimate this month:

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 (41)

  1. Received my Ultimate today. Fastest shipping for me so far. Super pleased. I’ll be using everything. I may cancel all my other subs (don’t have that many left), and stay with Ultimate. I just wish Ipsy would stay with really nice and substantial Ultimate cases, like the November train case.

  2. Is my math off? I’m a box twin and When I calculated this I only calculated a value of $220. It’s completely possible I missed something. Are usually don’t care so much about product value as long as I’m getting a decent value for the box in general and will use the products. But I am not happy of false advertising where they say the value of the box is $250. Or did that recently change as well? With all the craziness in the world I could have just miss calculated…

  3. im sooo jealous i wanted the DC pallet instead i received the the smash box pallet

  4. The only reason I am happy about my bag is because I‘ve already got everything else in my past bags, so it’s a decent bag, and a perfume sample I really want to try. I am a huge fan of Salon de Parfum.

    • État Libre D’Orange is a great brand! I hope Ipsy continues to work with great perfume brands in the future! I know many people don’t want to receive fragrance in their bags, but to be able to get deluxe samples of high-end brands like this is AMAZING for those of us who enjoy fragrance.

  5. if anyone wants to sell/trade i got the DC palette and i wanted the laura geller

    • I will trade with you. You can email me at knclark1989 @ icloud dot com

  6. i wanted the laura geller but instead got DC i wish they wouldve had it on choice day but sadly they didnt. i feel so let down of paying $50 for something i dont want

    • I’d love to trade. The Laura gellar palette for your DC palette! Email me at AshleyJeanWade @ hotmail. com

  7. I love my ultimate bag. Murad eye cream, hey honey eye mask, DC pallette, brush, dermedicine mosturizers, perfume, hair oil, ciate London lip oil, peel off mask, eye liner duo, gel cleanser, way of will lotion.

    • Almost bag twins!! I got the Goldfaden eye cream instead and the little smashbox palette, which was my choice this month, and I’m excited about this bag too!

  8. I’m actually pretty happy w my Ultimate this month, but I liked almost all the spoilers. I got most of the bag above except I got the lip oil, perfume, nail polish (no.8) and the Smashbox instead of LG palette.

    It’s a super well rounded box, if not the most exciting.

  9. Did ANYONE get the Dominique Cosmetics eyeshadow palette? I should have cancelled and just went to the D C website and purchased it…oh well…lesson learned. This was my first Ultimate

    • yes i did & the only one i wanted was the laura geller one

  10. I KNEW KNEW KNEW I should have just not even chanced ulitmate this month!! So disappointed. I was hoping for the Dominic pallette and hair brush. Instead I got the laura Geller and both of the liquid eyeliners that I have already been sent 2 times (same brand and colors) 2 months ago 🙁

    I do not know why I even chance it and think that it will be decent when everytime I have gotten it, it’s just been utter garbage and things that fo not fit me/my profile or things I would like to try. The value of ulitmate really isnt there for me. I believe I am just going to cancel and not pause it anymore.

    I have plus and paused ulitmate and used points to get a lipstick and it didnt show up, I emailed they told me it would come with that next months box, next month came around and it didn’t, when I emailed they just said because I pause ulitmate (but I still had plus that month) they cancelled my points item. I could understand if I had paused both, but as long as you keep one tier going it shouldnt matter…

    • wow i wanted the laura geller instead i got DC

      • Briana – I got the smashbox ablaze palette. Let me know if you want to trade for the DC palette 🙂

  11. Well, I was just thrilled that all my bags were exactly the same ( not really at all).

    I will NEVER use that Pureheals charcoal peel off mask and if they’d filled my bags according to my profile, they’d never have thrown that in.

    I got some good add ons, but pricey after I got through with those and headed to the Shopper section and bought $100 worth of shampoo and conditioner.

    Not sure how long I’m going to be able to stay in the house. I’m buying things I don’t want or need or even really like. The thrill is gone.

  12. I got the same bag as above. I’m very underwhelmed. Nothing in it excites me at all and I was really hoping to get either the Smashbox or DC palette instead of the LG palette.
    I’m also very tired of getting things I’m opted out of. I wish I had skipped this month.

  13. Did anyone else get 2 palettes this month? I got both the DC Rustic Glam and the The Balm Alternative Rock 2 palettes in mine and I’m wondering if a mistake has been made because I haven’t seen anyone else get 2. My profile definitely indicates that I want a skincare heavy bag and here I am with 2 palettes and none of the good skincare options this month. The rest of my bag is pretty junk TBH.

    • I desperately wanted multiple palettes and instead got all skincare! Haha, I guess that’s how it goes.

    • I’m soooo jealous I wanted to try a Dominic pallette and would LOVE a makeup heavy bag, yet they sent skincare!!! I dont mind Sunday riley, but the majority of their skincare is junk to me and I got 2 eye creams, and a liquid eyeliner set that they already sent me one of the black ones 2 or 3 months ago!! Same brand/color.
      Maybe I have to put down I want skincare to actually get makeup?!?! I truly believe their system, is wonky and backwards.

      • I’m starting to think they’re purposefully sending things that don’t match profiles to encourage add-on spending. If that’s the case I didn’t take the bait. There were several things I wanted in add-ons, but I’m not giving them more money after the bag I got this month. And this isn’t a case where picking a choice product limits your options, because I didn’t make a choice for Ultimate this month.

  14. I can’t believe they’re recycling those old Huda highlight palettes for this box. I do NOT understand how they think people are gonna be lining up to pay $50 for leftovers that have been hanging around for months! Shouldn’t they be trying to build buzz? Shouldn’t they be trying to wow people with this box???

  15. Blah. Where is the makeup? All I see is a bunch of stuff I said on my profile I don’t want–highlighters, black eyeliner, nail polish, and skincare up the wazoo. All of which is in my bag, naturally. So, yay for a palette. Guess I picked the wrong month to give ipsy ultimate a try, lol. And addons sucked! I was glad for the tarte glosses, but again, where is the makeup?

  16. Did anyone get the Dominique palette? I stayed with Ultimate hoping to get it but they gave me the Laura Geller instead! I’m kicking myself for not skipping this month again. My bag is terrible, besides the Murad that I chose, everything else is just nothing I have hoped for.
    Last month, I signed up just to get the Verso Dark Spot treatment and I was 100% sure I would get it because it totally matches my profile and Ultimate doesn’t have many products so I thought my chance was very high. Well, most people got it but me. I was so mad and it happens again, I can’t believe it.

    • Same here – I was hoping for that DC palette but instead got the Smashbox one that I specifically didn’t pick during choice. I’m usually pretty happy with my Ipsy bags, and happy to try some new things, but I’m particularly frustrated with this one bc I got things I said I basically never wanted like nail polish. My regular GB isn’t so great either so that isn’t helping, lol.

      I’m definitely curious to know if anyone actually got the DC palette.

    • That’s the pallette I wanted as well. And of course I didnt get it. The Laura Geller one…I also got 2 eye creams I will give away and a set of liquid liners they have already sent me the black one same brand/color 2 or 3 months ago.
      Then had an issue with using points and got a 600 point lipstick. Was supposed to come month before last, I emailed and they said I would get it the next month (last month) and of course it didnt show up, I asked again and they told me since I paused ulitmate that month (but I still got plus) that I skipped and therefore was not allowed my lipstick. It would be one thing if I paused both teirs that month but I didnt.
      I think I’m about to just cancel the ulitmate for good and not even pause. I like you always think I will give it “one more month” because that month looks good and then I get a box of crap. I would have been excited for the hairbrush this month too. And it would fit my profile…nope. didnt get it either.

      • Jamey, do you want to sell/trade murad eye cream

  17. Once I found out the spoilers were not the same as the choice items like most of them are normally, I planned to skip this month. Unfortunately I thought I had until midnight before the 1st instead of noon. However, I have to admit that for the most part I got a pretty good selection of products all things considered. I really hate getting my “rarely” items when there are plenty of other “often” products they could’ve picked but they only did that twice this time which is definitely an improvement.

    My biggest disappointment was that just as I predicted, I didn’t get the palette I wanted. I desperately wanted that Dominique Cosmetics palette they released as a spoiler.
    I was so excited assuming it would be a choice item as usual. When it wasn’t I knew I was doomed. I’ve done EVERYTHING possible to get them to stop sending me ONLY neutral eyeshadow colors. I’ve been subscribed for six or seven years and once available, to all 3 bags (skipping 1-2 of them each month depending on spoilers and my finances) I’ve tweaked my profile every which way possible over the years first by marking neutral and smoky shades “rarely” and every other bright color “often” which hasn’t done a thing.
    I tried changing my age thinking maybe they only send the adventurous colors to people in their 20’s. I tried changing my eye color, hair color, skill level, you name it. I’ve even begged IpsyCare to do something a few times. Nothing helps. And of course I also knew that the DC palette wouldn’t be available to add on and I was correct.

    So if anyone happens to get the Dominique Cosmetics palette with the funky colors and has no interest in it I am getting the Smashbox Cover Shot one and am happy to trade. It’s actually very nice but I just have waaaay too many eyeshadows like it. Mostly from Ipsy. I’d even be willing to throw in literally any other item I’m getting. Probably multiple items if need be.

  18. I am happy with my ultimate, and have been every month. It is always a good value, and can swap or give away products that are not for me. I also enjoy the bags, find many uses for them. Just dropped a bunch off at food shelf filled with beauty products, and soap toothbrush etc.

  19. I made the right choice skipping this month! Last month’s was great.

  20. I’m official annoyed at myself for not skipping this month… 🙁

  21. If anyone does not want their hairbrush, I would be interested in purchasing it!

    • I can do that – I need to use a very specific type of brush (and this one isn’t it, lol).

      • Thank you, Sherri! You can email me at knclark1989 @ icloud dot com.

  22. Frustrated that ipsy is sending out peel-off masks again – they are TERRIBLE for your skin! I would feel bad even giving mine away.

  23. I’ll be getting the HUDA Beauty complexion palette AGAIN for this box. I would’ve preferred anything else other than a repeat 🙁

    • I would definitely contact them for a replacement item. We’re not supposed to get repeats. And at $50 a box they really should make it right.

  24. Did Ipsy just go down? I was able to do a few add ons and then poof! Now it keeps saying “bad gateway”, etc…..anyone else?

    • There was no Domonique Cosmetics/The Balm Cosmetics/Huda beaty palettes as an add on option for me @7am MST this morning. So bummed on that part, so I just added on all the Kate Somerville items😳

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