May Ipsy vs June Ipsy

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I decided to review the May and June Ipsy bags together. Ipsy is a monthly subscription service. For ten dollars a month, Ipsy sends five items and a makeup bag.

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The theme for May was Destination Chic. The makeup bag features statues and symbols from around the world. I have to say this is one of my least favorite Ipsy bags. I don’t like the shape of the bag nor the way it’s decorated. The envelope shape and  the snap-lid limits what type of items the bag can hold. I can probably store thank you cards or business cards in it.

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The postcard included in the makeup bag was cute. The only problem was the postcard had to be sent to Ipsy. It had a survey on the back and Ipsy’s mailing address. It would have been nice if this was a blank postcard that could be sent to anyone.

This Hikari skin bronzer palette has four colors that can be used separately or swirled together. The color payoff is great, and I use it as eyeshadow as well.

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I got another Smashbox mascara. I’ve received several of these from both Ipsy and Birchbox in the past. I like Smashbox, so I’m always happy to receive these mascaras.

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This Mellow lipstick in the color Nude goes on smooth and is moisturizing.

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This color works well on darker when used with a brown lipliner. Click on the video link to see how to do it. Nude lipstick on darker skin

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I’m always looking for a new lip treatment. Hanalei balm glides on the lips smoothly. There’s lanolin, agave, and grape seed oil in the treatment. I received a full-size tube which costs $25. It’s definitely worth the money.

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Lastly, I received a small sample of Hungry Hair Oil Treatment. It smells like powder and has Argan oil and vitamins A & E in it.

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Now let’s explore the June Ipsy bag. I love the colors and the graffiti look of the makeup bag. This could be my favorite bag ever.

 

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June’s them is Rebel.

 

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Two Biorepublic  fiber masks were in the Ipsy bag. Cucumber Breeze  is good for soothing and calming. The Pomegranate Crush mask refreshes and invigorates the skin.

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The Bombshell lipgloss I received matches the Mellow lipstick in the May Ipsy bag. I plan to wear them together with a chocolate lipliner.

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Urban Decay eyeshadows are fabulous. They’re pricey, so I like getting one for free.  This one is called Lounge and it has a unique mixture of color. Sometimes it looks green and silver and other times it’s red and silver.

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Colourpop creme gel liners are creamy and  leave distinct lines. I received the color Swerve which is a mixture of cobalt and teal. The liner has a built in sharpener which makes it super easy to use.

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Lastly, I received  a waterproof eye makeover remover from Klorane. I’m not sure why a makeup remover needs to be waterproof but I’ll use it.

Comparing the May and June Ipsy bags, I’d have to call it a tie. Both bags contain products  that I can and will use. May and June Birchbox reviews are coming soon.

Stay blessed,

Barbie

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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