Ipsy Bag Review for September!

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If you’re new to Ipsy, it’s a monthly beauty and makeup subscription. Each month they send you 5 beauty samples based on your profile along with a cute makeup bag! I’ve been very impressed Ipsy over time, for just $10 I’ve received some nice products and it’s a great way to try brands you might not otherwise try.

Ipsy’s September’s theme is Classic Beauty. The bag is quite cute; a blue blue with a faux black lace print. I really like the size of these bags, they are small enough so as to not take up more room in your purse, but they still hold a lot. I will definitely use this one.

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Let’s take a look at what’s inside:

NYX Eye Shadow in Morocco ($4.50, full size) – this is a very pretty purple/indigo with some shimmer. The shimmer is slightly duochrome–I think it will make a fantastic crease color. Ipsy discount 30% off

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Elizabeth Moss It’s So Big Voluminizing Mascara (sample size, $8) – the wand has a slight hourglass shape. This is by no means a voluminizing mascara–it does provide some length but there is no way I would pay full price of $19.99. This was the only dud in the bag, but then again, I am extremely picky about my mascara. Ipsy discount 50% off

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Starlooks Kohl Eye Pencil in Obsidian ($12 full size) - this seems like a nice creamy liner. I do wish this was in a different color, doesn’t everyone have at least a few black eye liners? Ipsy discount 20% off

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butter LONDON Nail Lacquer in La Moss (mini size, $7.50) - BL is one of my favorite nail polish brands for their unique shades, cheeky names and quaint packaging. La Moss is a deep, deep wine from last year’s fall collection. I’ll get a lot of use from this vampy shade. Pictured below is two coats. Ipsy discount 30% off

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Caitlyn Tinted Lip Balm in Big Apple ($19, full size) – I love Caitlyn eye liners so I was excited to get this in my bag. The packaging is great, there is a brush in the lid making it great for traveling or popping in a makeup bag. Big Apple is a bright cherry red but since it’s a balm, it can be applied sheerly for those of us that are a little shy of reds. Ipsy discount 30% off

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Swatches of the all the products in the bag!

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Bottom Line: another winner from Ipsy‘s bag! It’s rare that I’ve been disappointed with my Ipsy bags. At $10/mo. it’s not a big investment and I’ve been pleased with the products that have been chosen for me. This months bag has an approx. value of $50. If you are just building your makeup collection, want to try new brands or just like getting surprises in the mail like me, the Ipsy bag is a great choice!

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Comments

  1. Fabulous bag this month! Mine wasn’t quite as amazing. Didn’t get the gorgeous blue shadow or the fabu Butter London polish. Sigh.

    Drooling over that shadow. Gotta tell ya…droooooooling.

  2. I like the balm shade. Sexy!!!

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