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Ipsy Reveals Are Up for the June 2020 Glam Bag!

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ByMSAJun 2, 2020 | 87 comments

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1876 Ratings | 363 Reviews

The June 2020 Ipsy reveals are up! 

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

What are you getting from Ipsy this month?

Here are all the items Ipsy is sending to subscribers this month. (You’ll receive 5 of them in your glam bag):

If you are new to 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.

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87 comments

Sarah

Second Chance Add Ons are up!
If there is something you want more than 1 of, place that order. Then exit out of your app and go back in, place another order for that item, etc., etc., I’ve done it 3 times for the only item I really want and love!

JA

I got the Color Club nail polish in catwalk; Sugar lip crayon in scarlet red. Both are full size products! I also received the Malin and Goetz face cleanser, the Pureheals Gingseng Berry face mask and the Eddie Funkhouser blending brush.

Overall, it’s an “ok” bag. I definitely got my money’s worth ($12) and then some with 2 full size products. Love the nail polish. The lip crayon is not the right color for me. I’m glad I received some skin care product samples and not just all makeup. I received a blending brush last month, so not happy I got a repeat product 2 month in a row. The bag is a lot cuter than it appeared in the picture.

Lori

I wish they had 2 separate subscriptions for makeup and skincare. I’d still get both some of the time, but that would solve all the supply issues and selling out perhaps.

Lori

Does anyone know how long it takes for bag reveal if you subscribe on the 2nd? I subscribe, but they had to unskip my account due to error and my bag is still being personalized. I wasn’t able to do add ons either.

I don’t want to contact customer service since it’s only been 2 days and I have a feeling as soon as I do, it will be revealed.

Kandi

You probably won’t be able to make add-ons this time but lately around the 12th of the month they have had a second chance add-on sale and the products ship separately… keep checking shopper tab to see the “pop up” sale on the top banner…

When i signed up i think it took about a week to generate a bag…and two weeks shipping… Even now i don’t usually receive my bag in the mail until the 20th…

Lori

Update: My bag was finally revealed yesterday (the 10th) AND it included the opportunity to buy the add ons that were left. I got the Kensie body lotion because I love that scent, but everything else I wanted was sold out on the first day.

Lori

Thanks, yeah, crossing my fingers for those 2nd chance add ons. Everything sold out super quick this time!

I did contact CS and they didn’t seem to know when my bag would show, so 🤷‍♀️

Kandi

Maelle lip crayon necatar? Seems too light for my medium skin tone..i typically stick to deep mauves for my lips because it is more subtle
Kvd setting powder…ok, spf makes me shiny so powder knocks that down
Ofra highligher boho? My pick… I’ve been wanting to try one and a darker warm shade…will use as eyeshadow and experiment on cheek bones
Nanette? Perfume body lotion… excited, scented body lotions don’t give me headaches like 80% of perfumes
Celefit cleaning oil…makeup and sunscreen remover excited to try

Add-on
SR acne mask
Ciate London lip oil

I am getting product overload..

How hard is it to go back to month to month?…my year ends in August… planning skip every other month unless i am wowed by spoilers…

Marlo Taylor

I’m really happy with my bag this month. Last month was a bit boring but still useful.

SUGAR COSMETICS Matte As Hell Crayon Lipstick in Viola. My choice! Love lip crayons! Love the colour.

MODA Neon Angle Shader. Love this cute brush! I’m good with a brush in every bag.

CIATÉ LONDON Wonderwand Mascara in Black Magic. I also don’t mind getting black mascara pretty often too. I love trying new mascaras and I love to have a fresh sample every month!

CAKE BEAUTY Milk Made Velveteen Hand Cream. I know a lot of people don’t enjoy getting hand or body lotions but I’m not one of them and sample sizes are great for the purse. I’m excited to smell this!

PREVENTIVE MEASURES 101After Hours Lip Balm in Passion Fruit. Lip balm is another winner for me! Like I said I’m really happy!

I added on

SUNTIQUE I’m Pure Cica Suncream
NAKED COSMETICS Lip Scrub in Vanilla Creme
THE BEAUTY CROP Eyeshadow in Seren

Plus I spent some points on the Murad exfoliating cleanser. Not sure if it will ship with this bag though. I picked it on the 1st and it says prior to the 1st for this month.

I’m usually easy to please but I’m beyond excited for this bag.

Emily

I got:
INMO eyeshadow- I like the color. My profile is set to adventurous and this is gold enough I would qualify it as that

Sugar matte as hell lip crayon in Stephanie Plum: my pick, love lip products

Avette sheet mask duo: this would be fine if I didn’t get a 6 pack of sheet masks in my plus. But now I’m annoyed

Cake Milk hand cream: I have a ton of hand cream

Benefit Brow gel: very excited! I’ve bought this full size before and love it

I hate the bag design because the of the yellow color. Overall this bag is okay. I’m really only excited about 3 things and the other 2 I’ll use, but they’re just okay.

Pam

Bag twins!
I’m so bummed about this month 😩

Flora

First month this year I did not purchase any add-ons. Usually, I buy more than the cost of the bag. I was going to skip but they didn’t send my points reward last month and I didn’t want to give up an item that was flagged as out of stock now.

SHAINA B MIAMI: B. Fuego Eyeshadow Duo in Wynwood and Heat – rarely, I don’t wear eyeshadow
KVD VEGAN BEAUTY: Lock-It Setting Powder in Translucent – rarely, I wear powder like once a week so I’m overloaded
JULIETTE HAS A GUN: Vanilla Vibes Eau de Parfum – On the one hand, I love vanilla, on the other, I hate musk. Hopefully it won’t be too musky
EDDIE FUNKHOUSER: Domed Blending Brush – rarely. Well, I don’t wear eyeshadow, I’m pretty sure I don’t need a brush for it
SUNTIQUE: I’m Pure Cica Suncream-my pick and only thing I’m excited for

Not loving the bag design either, so drops my rating to 0.5-1.5/5 (depending on if the perfume suits me). If the spoilers are as bad next month as I thought they were when I first saw them for June, I know I’ll be skipping.

Lexi

I am thinking of subscribing but I’m not a huge makeup person but love skincare. Is there a way to only or mainly just get skincare?

Marion

I have seen people on Reddit say they’ve been successful getting mostly skincare bags from Ipsy by being very consistent with their profile & ratings from reviews. I imagine if you’re starting from scratch with a new Ipsy account, though, it may take a few months to get to that point. (Here’s a Reddit thread where people discuss doing this: https://www.reddit.com/r/BeautyBoxes/comments/bjwr93/experiment_results_setting_ipsy_preferences_to/)

Ipsy often has skincare bundles or mystery bags in their Shopper section, which you do not have to have a subscription to buy, so you may want to look into that, instead, if you really want to stick strictly to skincare.

Tami

If you want mostly skincare I would try the Allure Beauty Box. It’s mostly skincare, and I’ve loved everything I have gotten from them. So much so, that I just signed up for the 1 year plan (which comes with an extra free Mega Bundle with around 27 items). Ipsy on the other hand, has been just meh for me for the last several months. This month’s bag is so bad I’ve decided to cancel.

Kandi

What I have noticed is that i get about 3 items from face makeup preferences and 2 items from skin skincare and other body items…no matter how i have my preferences marked…
And yes occasionally i get items that I have marked as rarely…ipsy claims they want to give you an opportunity to try all kinds of stuff…rating low and marking as rarely limits their computer model from sending it too frequently…
You do have the opportunity to skip months if you stay on the monthly pay plan…or set it to every other month…
I love the pop up deals and add-on sales…

Flora

Nope, and their profile doesn’t guarantee only getting skincare. I put “rarely” on a lot of items in my profile yet I get them “regularly,” such as eyeliners in back-to-back months. You have to be prepared to get makeup items or you would have to go with a different sub that is mainly skincare such as Pearlesque or Boxwalla.

Dawna

I still can’t see what’s in my Glambag. I also did not get access to add ons. I did send Ipsy an email and the response was basically, sorry, we’re aware of the problem and our team is working on it. That’s it?!

Arlene

I joined IPSY in January mainly to discover different brands and products I haven’t tried before. At first I was getting colors I couldn’t use and always at least several mascaras and/or liners between my Glam and Glam Plus bags. I didn’t select a product during choice this month to see what I would end up with and am very happy with that decision. There are no eyeliners or mascaras at all and I haven’t used any of the products before so I am quite happy with my bags. I also chose some great add ons.

Glam Bag

Shaina B. Miami : Eye Shadow Duo
Realher : Moisturizing Lipstick
KVD Vegan Beauty : Setting Powder
SUR.Medic : Azulene Smooting Cream
FAB : Pores Be Gone Matte Primer

Glam Plus Bag

Nacific : Eye Cream
Honey Jarret : Cushion Foundation
Dr. Brandt : Luminizer Primer
Laura Geller : Urban Garden Palette
Purlisse Beauty : Cleansing Milk

Based on this month’s results I will probably not make a choice next month unless a product is one I have really been wanting to try.

Paige

We are plus bag twins. I didn’t make a choice either and love all but the palette.

Arlene

I forgot to mention that after about February, when I realized the importance, I have really worked on being accurate in my reviews and survey and I think it has helped in getting items I am much happier with.

Jenny

I just started subscribing in April. Wasn’t in love with my April bag, LOVED my May bag (so I’ve been so excited for June), and now am disappointed with my June bag. My only full sized item is INMO Dream Shadow in Kween Bee…but its the third eyeshadow they’ve sent me now (one each month) and its only valued at $9.00. Both of my last two bags I’ve had two full sized items which felt like they accounted for the value of the bag. Now I feel like I’ve overpaying. Especially since so many are getting the OFRA highlighters which are worth $35. Seems like all bags should hold similar value even if they don’t have the same products. I know I could have picked the highlighter in my choice but I’m really trying to get more brow products so I chose the BENEFIT brow gel. Was hoping the rest of the bag would make up for it.

Funny thing is, I actually DO like the bag design this month 🙂 Looks super cute for summer!

Looking forward to hopefully some better bags post-COVID.

REALHER lipstick in Girl Power (received similar color lip stick in April)
INMO eyeshadow in Kween Bee
MALIN + GOETZ Grapefruit cleanser
REAL CHEMISTRY Day Cream
BENEFIT COSMETICS Clear Brow Gel

Errmmm

You should try the Glam Bag Plus if you need full-sized items; the standard Glam Bag is defined as containing 5 “Deluxe Samples” so you shouldn’t be disappointed that you’re receiving deluxe samples. You should definitely be thrilled when you DO receive something full-sized, but don’t expect that to occur monthly in your subsequent Glam Bags, or you’re sure to be bummed out monthly.

Beth

Full size products are never guaranteed with a basic gb sub. If you want full size products then sub to gbp or gbu.

Victoria

Ipsy sent me an email last night stating they’d be putting 600 points into my account because one of my products was a repeat (Hey Honey CC Cream)
When I saw my bag reveal, I thought 3 of the products were repeats (the sugar cosmetics lipstick and the doucce highlighter), though I probably received those products in different shades the first time around.
my whole bag was kind of a let down so I didn’t even bother to email Ipsy about the repeats.
i feel it was great costumer service of them to send an email first to get ahead of anyone having repeat issues.

Sue

Ugh. I was looking forward to this as a pick-me-up with all that’s going on. Instead I get a bag with three make-up items that I have had in my profile as “rarely” for a year and have always rated items like them poorly. Even the item I picked I am “meh” about because the choices were so bad for me. I would have loved a bag with even a couple of the items available I have rated or listed as “love it” or “use frequently”.
I’m officially done with IPSY. This bag is a complete waste of money in hard times and is causing disappointment rather than happiness.

AC

Same here! I accidentally forgot to skip this month, I’ve skipped most this year, so I got a bag of items I don’t want, and put as used rarely or low rated. Super disappointed

Dawn

Unfortunately, my bag is awful too. ANOTHER black eyeliner! Eyeshadow… never wear the stuff. And it’s metallic rose gold… really? Apparently, age is not considered in my profile. An Avette sheet Mask duo… I have over 40 sheet masks. A snail mucin moisturizer… the only bright spot in the bag. And my choice, the KVD powder. I was so disappointed that I added on NO items. I was looking forward to this reveal to counter the crappy state of the world right now. I have an annual, so my bag is only $10. No huge loss, but such a letdown. I have highlighters and bronzer as my “no” items. I miss the ability to like/dislike items to “improve your glam bag” before the next bag.

Ashley

Hi! Is anyone willing to sell me their House of Makeup in Frozen or trade for the House of Makeup Flat White? Thanks!

Shawna

I’m getting:

– HANALEI Face Sheet Mask Duo in Pear and Pineapple (Cool, sounds fun.)
– SUR.MEDIC Azulene Soothing Cream (Nice! The ingredients look great.)
– FIRST AID BEAUTY Hello FAB Pores Be Gone Matte Primer (Meh, don’t want or need primer, but I do love FAB.)
– EDDIE FUNKHOUSER Domed Blending
Brush (Meh, have enough brushed, but will be easy to gift.)
– OFRA COSMETICS “Covent Garden” Highlighter (Yay, my pick!)

Add-ons:

– DERMADELI Nourishing Eye Serum (I’m always interested in new eye treatments.)
– PUREHEALS Ginseng Berry 80 Overnight Mask (Been wanting to try a ginseng mask!)
– SUNTIQUE I’m Pure Cica Suncream ( Always need more sunscreen and this one is really popular!)
– SUNDAY RILEY U.F.O. Ultra Clarifying Acne Treatment Face Oil (Thrilled I was able to get this!)
– SUNDAY RILEY Saturn Sulfur Acne Treatment Mask (This too! Been wanting to try a sulfur thing. My dad is allergic though so will be sure to patch test.)
– I DEW CARE Mini Scoop Set (Yay, I’ve been eyeing this on Ulta. Sounds so fun!)

So, 3/5 for the bag but the add-ons are excellent. Glad I skipped Plus and Ultimate this month because they look like repeat city.

Melissa

Hmmm, I don’t see anyone else with a bag that similar to mine. I’m getting:
Sugar cosmetics Matte as Hell in Scarlett O’Hara (my choice)
Color Club nail polish in “catwalk” (I assume it is supposed to match the lipstick)
Hanalei face mask duo in Lychee and Papaya
Marc Anthony leave in frizz protector
INMO Velveteen Dream eye shadow in Kween Bee

Lauren

Bag twins! I did not choose an item, but I wish I had, because I would rather have had the lipstick in one of the other colors they were offering… I have a whole pile of red lipstick from subscriptions that I never wear. Always interesting to see matching bags where one person picked an item and the other didn’t.

Leah

worst bag yet for me. not only did they not let me skip a month because of how they set up their yearly subscription, but the contents of my bag were mostly items that I disliked multiple times/have selected as rarely.

blush.. which i have been rating with one star for multiple bags now.
sheet masks – same as above, i hate sheet masks and like the smooth on masks.
lip pencil.. again, same as above.
setting powder – which I haven’t gotten as often, but definitely have marked as rarely.
and my choice – spf lotion. sigh

if i had any doubts still about renewing this bag? they are gone now. once my subscription runs out, I am DONE with ipsy. honestly, I’m done now, but since its prepaid, not much i can do

Jennifer

We are probably bag twins, then. I picked the sunscreen too (torn as I also wanted OFRA highlighter in Covent garden) and the rest of the stuff I got is like you described.

Though I don’t mind getting another liner, don’t mind sheet masks, and am a bit of a blush hoarder.

Still, it annoys me that if you choose an item they go from a couple preset bag formulations rather than a real profile match.

The setting powder is a repeat for me though, I think from another box, so I’ll regift that.

Patsy

I’m pretty happy with my GB for June. I’m getting:
Ofra Covent Garden (my choice)
FAB matte primer
Dewy Tree foam cleanser
Papa Recipe Eggplant Mask
Maelle Beauty lip tint in Nectar
and I maxed out in add-ons, all $3 items: Suntique sunscreen, Dermadeli eye serum, Marc Antony leave-in conditioner, C’est Moi lipgloss in Opulence, Luxie tapered blue brush, Ciate watermelon lip oil, Phase Zero blush in Cotton Candy, and Panda eye mask set. I’m pretty psyched for what I’ll be getting!

Jeannie

I’m not impressed with my glam bag or Plus this time. I was hoping I could get the Scarlett lip crayon in add ons, but it wasn’t on the list. If anyone is looking to trade or get rid of the Scarlett lip, please let me know.

Colleen

I would trade. I don’t need another lip product. I am on the swap board? Are you.

Ashley

For reference, I did not choose a sample this month.

I’m getting the OFRA Covet Garden Highlighter, Tea Tree Foam Cleanser, Tinted Lip in Nectar, KVD Powder, and Nanette Lapore Body Lotion.

I added on the Lip Oil, Eye Serum, Cleansing Oil Foam, Azulene Creme, and Cake Beauty Body Cream.

Bandaa

This is the first time I’ve ever found a bag twin! 😊
I picked the Covent Garden highlighter. I added both sets of Hanalei sheet masks and the Cica sunscreen.
I’ve been with Ipsy for 4+ years. I’m rarely upset with my bags. I keep an open mind about products new to me. The items which I know won’t work are easily gifted!

Ashley

Yay for being bag twins! 🙌

Chrissy

Im happy about my bags because my choice items made it worthwhile for me.

Primary Bag:
-FAB Primer – Interested to see how it works on my skin
-Benefit Brow Gel – My choice, love everything brow related.
-MODA angled brush – IDK lol i don’t need it but like.. brush..
-Avette mask duo – always happy about a sheet mask
-Real Chemistry Cream – Regifting

Second Bag:
– Ofra Highlighter in Soho – I am so excited for this. It made my bag worth the price tbh, my choice
-KVD Setting Powder – Always wanted to try this
-Perfect Cleansing Oil – very interesting lol never seen oil turn to foam
-Nanette Lotion thingy – regifting
-Maelle Beauty Tinted Lips in Fuchsia – regifting

didn’t go as crazy with add ons like i did last month but my favs from what i did get were the sunday riley little duo, the pacifica highlighter and blush duo and the cake beauty lotions. overall im happy with it.

Michelle

Is it too late to subscribe and get the June bag? Thanks!

disneyjoy1970

This month’s classic glam bag is really good. I’m receiving: Essenherb Tea Tree Foam Cleanser, Maelle Beauty chubby in Nectar, Marc Anthony leave-in conditioner, First Aid Beauty primer and the Ofra highlighter in Covent Garden. No complaints here w/ this assortment of goodies.

Julie B

This is my second month getting two bags and so far not one duplicate (except for the lip crayon)… Very pleased with the skincare heavy bags this month.

1). Celefit cleansing oil foam
Inmo eyeshadow in the same beige shade Ipsy always insists on sending me
Sur Medic Azuleme soothing cream
FAB primer
Sugar cosmetics crayon lipstick Viola

2)Hanalei sheet mask duo
Suntique suncream
Sugar cosmetics lip crayon Scarlett O’Hara
Mali & Goetz grapefruit cleanser
Eddie Funkhouser blending brush

Errmmm

Your bag #2 is exactly what I’m getting. Plus my 8 add-ons that I couldn’t resist!

I love IPSY

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