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Ipsy Reveals Are Up for the February 2021 Glam Bag!

ByMSAFeb 2, 2021 | 65 comments

Ipsy February 2020 makeup subscription review

4 overall rating
1872 Ratings | 359 Reviews

The February 2021 Ipsy reveals are up! 

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

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.

IPSY Glam Bag ($13 per month) is one of the most popular and affordable subscriptions around, and our readers have selected it as one of the top beauty boxes for the last 5 years running! IPSY Glam Bag connects members with five makeup, skincare, hair care, and other beauty samples each month, plus ... read more.
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The striped bag would look so pretty without the logo on it.


I chose the Pixi RoseGlow eyeliner to AVOID receiving yet another BLACK eyeliner. I am getting: the HaruHaru toner, the R.E.P. Sleep cream, a foundation brush (don’t wear the stuff and… forgot the last item. I added the Dr Brandt sleep mask (has great reviews), a lip oil and a leave-in spray. I always spend way too much on add ons. The more disappointing the bag, the more I spend on extra stuff. At least I didn’t get tweezers. That will be next month.😊


My bag is skincare-heavy and not very exciting this month:
• Benefit Clear Brow Gel – I had that in my June bag. Thought we’re not supposed to receive repeats unless it’s add-ons?. Besides, the gel didn’t work for me, no hold at all.
• Codage Micro-peeling Mask (ok)
• Haruharu Black rice HA toner. Funny I was in-between this option and the Pixi Plum eyeliner in my choice, but since I’m not a big fan of HA products, went with the eyeliner. Boom, the toner is also in my bag. I prefer my Pitera essence to any toner, it’s my forever HG.
• Pixi eyeliner in DeepPlum (my pick, love the shade and turns out it also has a subtle shimmer, sounds thrilling to me)
• Thisworks Mask, Moisturizer and Primer in one. Let’s mix all the “good stuff” and call it a multitasker! I’m not sure about this item.

• Kosette Salt Scalp Scrub. It was my pick last month and I loved the product (not the packaging though).
• Payot Hydra 24+ Crème Glacée. On a constant lookout for the best moisturizer. I used the brand before and I liked it.

Wish I’d gotten a JS lip balm or fragrance. Only received fragrance once in 4 yrs being subscribed.


Email them. I’ve gotten repeats in the past and they have at least given me enough points to get something of equal value in the points shop.


Thanks, I just did and they gave me 600 points, which is not too bad.


It’s so strange that hardly anyone in the comments received a Bite lipstick. I assumed/hoped I’d get either the Bite or the Nars as I have bright colors and lipstick as one of the few things I like on my Ipsy quiz and they were the ‘eye candy’ of the spoilers. BUT…I got a lot of ‘basics’ and ‘blah’ things like mint chapstick and body scrub and face lotion.

Plus, the add-ons are, in my opinion, not exciting either. No Nars or Bite there either!


I once got a bite creme lipstick sample from sephora a pretty and bright pink. It went on nice, the color went on bright and bold. But when it came to coming off it stuck to every piece of dry skin on my lips. I dont even have really bad dried lips or anything. Maybe they changed the formula since then this was 4 years ago but I stick to Mac.


This one may be my worst bag yet, and I was already unhappy with the bag design “bait and switch” AFTER it was too late to skip the bag. I usually only get a bag every other month or so, unless I love the bag design or one of the choices which will cause me to “unskip.”

All month long, they advertised the beautiful red envelope style bag, and then suddenly change it up to a 50-50 shot of getting it. I changed my frequency back to monthly because I loved that red bag, and now (with my luck) I’m probably going to get the other one.

Two of my items are chapstick and tweezers. (insert sad trombone sound) If I also get that striped bag instead of the red one, that will just be rubbing salt in the wound on an already disappointing bag.

The only items I am excited for are the Shaina B blush in Bellini (which I know I like because I have it already) and the NARS lipstick (which I chose). My fifth item is an eyeshadow duo, which is fine, but now seeing the other options, I wish I’d gotten the other duo of the same brand.


My bag is awful this month (thank goodness my Plus was awesome):

—PIXI BEAUTY Eyeliner in Deep Plum (my pick!)

—THIS WORKS Camera Closeup (probably won’t use)

—HARUHARU Black Rice Hyaluronic Toner (This might be okay, but I have oily skin and live in a dry climate. I’ll keep an open mind)

—BENEFIT Clear Brow Gel (won’t use)

—CODAGE Micro Peeling Mask (I don’t do peeling masks, I heard they are bad for your skin?)


—PIXI BEAUTY Eyeliner in DeepPlum
—MAELLE BEAUTY Blush (any)
—BITE BEAUTY Lipstick in Strawberry (did anyone get this???)
—LOVE YOU FIRST Stunning Eyeshadow Duo
—INNISFREE Pore Clearing Mask

Also Beth

I think I’ve accidentally convinced ipsy that I go through a lip scrub/balm and an eye cream every month. Nobody needs this many!!

I feel like they’ve been trying to move to get people more of a mix of skincare and color cosmetics, and while I know that’s super cool for a lot of people…I just want my makeup! Skincare in Plus is great, but if the sample’s too small to try for two weeks and actually maybe see results, it just feels a little silly.


I’m okay with my bag!

PIXI Eye Pen in RoseGlow (my choise) love pixi eye pencils
BITE BEAUTY Lip Stain in Orange Fizz – too bright for me! I wear only nude lipsticks, but never tried Bite products, so I’m happy to try it
EYEKO Galactic Lid Gloss in Zodiac – looks pretty
NAKED COSMETICS Lip Scrub – meh.. didn`t use lip scrubs.. but I will try this..
MAËLLE BEAUTY Sunkissed Blush Single in Sun Down – I have too many blushes, but I like that color

BALANCE ME Wonder Eye Cream – already have one.. love it!
VIOLET VOSS Pinky Promise Palette – never tried Violet Voss shadows!


Yours is the only bag I’ve seen so far that got the Bite Beauty lip stain


I would be pleased with this bag too!


I like ur bag 😊.


I actually prefer the striped bag LOL. I’ll definitely get the red one 🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣.


Is anyone getting the pretty fuchsia Bite beauty lippy or at least had a chance to add that on? 😭 I so wanted that!!!!

I got choice: Seraphine Botanicals Primer
Ahava Supreme Hydration Cream 🤷🏻‍♀️
Jersey Shore Mint lip balm ☹️ I have too many.
Sonäge Eye Cream 🤷🏻‍♀️ Also so many.
Sophia+Mabelle lip oil, at least its pretty 🤣

Added on Benefit Lip Stain and Morphe Lashes.

I think I’m gonna skip March, I have too much stuff. Definitely getting April though lol Birthday month 😉😁😁.


Love mine.


What’d u get?! 😊.


This is my first really meh bag since I signed up 6 or so months ago. I’m really bummed that the bite beauty didn’t even show up for me as an add on.
I chose the innisfree mud mask.
Farah eye shadow brush. I have so many brushes and I use my fingers for makeup.
Jersey shore peppermint lip balm. Useful but I have a lot. I wish this was a color.
Sophia mabelle lip oil. Don’t like lip oils.
Soroci cream. I have been curious about this brand.
Added on salt scalp scrub because I love scalp scrubs.

Amber Beasley

That almost exactly what I got but I chose the clay mask. Such a bland bag, even the add ons are bland


I opted against product choice this month, and I’m pretty stoked for my bag.

I’m getting:

Maelle Beauty blush in sun down.
Naked Cosmetics lip scrub
Shades by Shan eyeshadow duo
Shaina B. blush brush
YC Collection loose setting powder

These are all a good fit for me product-wise; I hope the colors work out. (And I have a million brushes, but this will either go into rotation as a loose powder brush or it will go into the pile of brushes I’ve been using to clean computer keyboards.)

I added on a Karmela Cosmetics lipstick and the Banila Co cleansing balm.


Tweezers, cleansing oil, setting powder by Lottie London, innisfree clay mask I picked, and primer. This is like a perfect bag for a teenager just beginning to figure out makeup. I’m in my late 30s. well I have a teenager so I guess she gets most of my bag! And of course I’m sure I’ll get the ugly striped one now. I am really let down by this month especially since I’m pared down to just ipsy and I skipped plus.


Nothing very exciting here, but they’re all products that I’ll use:

F.A.R.A.H. Eye Contour Brush
HARUHARU Black Rice Hyaluronic Toner (my choice)
ONEKIND Pore-fectionist Refining Facial
SOPHIA + MABELLE Lip Slick Hydration Lip Oil
SOROCI Morning Waterdrop Cream

None of the add-ons really caught my eye either, so I saved some money this month!


This looks like a great bag to me 😸


Overall a meh to blech from me

Araceli Beauty Liquid Eyeliner in Night – I never use liquid liner – wasted product
Banila Co Clean it Zero Pore Clarifying Cleansing Balm – meh, I’ll try it
Formula 10.0.6 Thirst No More Moisturizer – my selection
Glamglow Brighteyes Illuminating Anti-fatigue Eye Cream – want to try, has mixed reviews
Shaina B Miami blush brush – I don’t use blush

Miz T

Shockingly I’m loving 🥰 my bag!
For the first time I actually want everything in it .

I picked the Pixie pen in deep purple, which I already have but was the only thing offered I had any interest in.

They picked:

– Balance me Wonder eye cream, which I wanted to try

-Huangjisoo cleansing oil, wanted a travel size of this, in case we ever get to travel again

-Moselle beauty sunkissed blush in golden hour, been begging for new blush

-And Creme shop mask duo, love me Creme shop masks 💕

I added on the hydrating setting spray so I could try one of the tips from their blog for looking better on Zoom calls and the Benefit Love tint for lips and cheeks.

Of course this probably means I won’t like much of anything in next month’s bag , but maybe I’ll get lucky again?


This is a great bag! That blush looks really pretty.


I am very happy with my bag this month. I’m getting:

Banila Co. Clarifying Cleansing Balm – I love cleansing balms. The one from Farmacy is my go-to but it will be nice to try another one to compare.

Innisfree Clay Mask – Choice item.

Shades by Shan Eyeshadow in Whip & Shortcake Honey – The only item I am not happy with. I keep telling Ipsy “no” to neutral eyeshadows, but I still keep getting them. I even changed my hair and eye color in my profile to see if that will help with getting different colors. There was a beautiful pink and also a purple eyeshadow in the items pictured, and I am still getting the neutrals. What else do I have to do?

Shaina B Miami Blush Brush – I love brushes and, thanks to Ipsy, I will never need to buy another one, but I will never complain about getting them.

Soroci Waterdrop Cream – I love getting skincare more than makeup so I’m happy

F.A.R.A.H Powder Brush in 620F – (Add-on). I need a good powder brush, the one I have currently is old and shedding.

Sophia + Mabelle Lip Oil – (Add-on)

Illuminati Cosmetics Shadow Quad in Master – (Add-on). If Ipsy will not send me different colors I will get them myself if they are offered.


My bag is horrible:

–Haruharu black rice toner (pick–it was literally the best of the lot I was given to choose from)
–Benefit clear brow gel: I need a tint to any brow product
–Eyeko cream shadow in copper: yep, yet another shadow in the same brown/taupe/bronze family-it’s all Ipsy ever gives me in these single shadows
–RE:P night moisturizer
–Farah flat foundation brush

None of the pretty blushes, eyeshadow duos or colored lippies.

All this, plus the newly-revealed bait-and-switch on the bag (or course I’ll get the striped one and not the cute red one). My bags have been dreadful for months. None of my reviews matter. Is Ipsy trying to drive us away?

Amber Beasley

My bag is so bland. Two lip products (oil and balm), face mask, moisturizer and a contour brush. I thought maybe the ad ons could save it but they were just as bland.


I feel the exact same way. Horrible bag for me too ( I got tweezers and chapstick), and I just know they are going to rub salt in the wound by giving me that stupid striped bag instead of the beautiful red one that I “unskipped” for.

I even emailed them about the bag, just telling them their decision to “bait and switch” us AFTER we could no longer skip was not cool, and that they should consider that the bags are a big deal for a lot of us, as they are what sets them apart from their competition. Their canned response was basically “if you don’t like it, you can look for someone to trade with you”


I feel the exact same way. Horrible bag for me too ( I got tweezers and chapstick), and I just know they are going to rub salt in the wound by giving me that stupid striped bag instead of the beautiful red one that I “unskipped” for.


I agree, If I get the bag or not I’m done!

I do not appreciate the surprises. I had no knowledge of there being a different bag “rose hues” it’s okay but not what I was kind of promised.

Months and months I’m given an option to “ Show my Bag” I see the bag and items!

Now I only see the items I’m getting!

What a gipped feeling to have paid for something I think in getting and now I’m possibly not getting that! at least BoxyCharm stick to what they say.


I’m literally done if I get that hues bag!

I’m honestly so disappointed in the last minute switch!

I already wasn’t feeling ipsy anymore but this switch in the bag will really do it for me!

It’s bad enough I can’t upgrade because I live in Canada and so I’m stuck with the deluxe samples which are cute but not worth the shipping, ( around 27$ ) the bag was the last thing keeping me going and I was super excited for the pure red nag with the gold lip clasp on top. If I do not get that bag I’m gone!


And to add insult to injury, my plus bag was a virtual repeat of my classic bag:

Ipsy-chosen brushes with brushes appearing in 2 of the 3 choice groups, face moisturizer, serums in 2 of 3 choice groups, than a sorry assortment of brown eyeshadows, black mascara and eyeliner, more clear brow gel.


I agree. Besides my choice, my bag is also horrible and with my luck I will get the ugly striped bag. I got mint chapstick, a foundation brush, white setting powder, the RE:P moisture mask and amorepacific (my choice). I would have loved some color!


My bags have also been horrible the last few months. I got another black liquid eyeliner. I look at all the pretty blushes and lip products offered and to not receive one of them when I have it marked to get often on my beautiful profile is so disappointing. I’m taking a break from Ipsy.


I canceled my GBX at the last minute and I’m really happy with that decision, because I got a great regular bag.

I’m getting:

– NARS Powermatte Lip Pigment in Starwoman – my choice
– PIXI Endless Silky Eyepen in RoseGlow
– EYEKO Galactic Lid Gloss in Zodiac
– KENSIE So Pretty Body Lotion
– F.A.R.A.H. Flat Foundation Brush 615F

I’m most excited for the Pixi liner; I have the same product in a bronze color and it’s SO easy to use, even for a liner-phobe like myself. But truly I love everything except the Kensie (which will still get used).

Added on the Glow Recipe spray, MUFE foundation in Y218, Vitabrid serum, Benefit Lovetint, ThisWorks In Transit Camera Close-Up, and Kitsch scrunchies.


I actually love the Kenzie body lotion. The scent is just ok but it really makes my skin look and feel so nice.


I picked
saraphine primer,

Ipsy picked

farah foundation brush
Rep moisturizer
cleansing oil
one kind facial


Really disappointed with my bag. ALL zombie items. That’ll teach me to choose a product for my bag that I already received & actually liked, I guess?

– Pure Brazilian leave-in conditioner (choice)
– Araceli Ojos Perfectos liquid eyeliber
– Glamglow Bright Eyes
– Shaina B Mami blush brush
– Naked Cosmetics vanilla lip scrub

Ipsy algorithm: she doesn’t want this stuff; let’s not put it in her bag this month
Also Ipsy algorithm: let’s put all the stuff in that we didn’t put in before that she still doesn’t want!


My February’s bag is definitely not the most exciting:
-AmorePacific enzyme peel daily cleanser (my choice, this product is great)
-F.A.R.A.H foundation brush
-ThisWorks In Transit Camera Close up
-Lottie London Setting powder
-Design me hair Gloss me

I was hopping for a cute lipstick to be thrown in the mix, (hello, elusive Bite Strawberry lipstick) but I guess the only colorful item I’ll be receiving will be the bag itself.


Same and same. Bag triplets! I’m hoping for the red envelope bag as well, but that of course means I’ll get the striped one that I don’t like.


Hey, Bag Triplet :)! Fingers crossed we get the cute red envelope bag! …But I’m prepared for disappointment.

Joy Bramlett

CBC we have the EXACT SAME BAG! I also picked the AmorePacific because it is my all time favorite exfoliator (and SO CRAZY expensive) and received the exact same bag. 🙂


I have the same bag too! Jeesh! That’s a lot of us with the same bag, lol


Hey bag twin! The AmorePacific Enzyme peel cleanser is also my all-time favorite exfoliator. I have very complicated skin and this product works wonders for me. As you mentioned, the full size it’s a splurge, so I’m very happy to receive a deluxe sample size. The rest of the bag products are new to me so let’s hope they’ll be a nice surprise. Let’s also hope we’ll get the cute red envelope-style bag ;).


I don’t understand how they decide which customers will get access to certain add ons. I wasn’t offered half of the add ons seen here. I’ve been so disappointed the last few months so I think it’s time to say goodbye to Ipsy for awhile.


This is not showing the add ons. It is all the products you could possibly get in your bag.


These aren’t the add ons. The pics posted are of all the options people could receive in their Glam Bag. Just because an item is possible for the bags, doesn’t mean it will be an add on.


Those aren’t add-ons pictured. Its the full product list of items that will be people’s bags (with each person getting 5 of those plus the bag).


My selections are the same as yours. I was wondering what the In Transit Close up is.

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