Ipsy Glam Bag: February

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Hi guys! As you know from my last Birchbox Unboxing Post, they have decided to stop service to Canada. Due to that I decided to give Ipsy a shot to replace my subscription so that I can continue a subscription box series on the blog because I love writing it. This is my first Ipsy Glam Bag and I’m surprised to report that I like it far better than any Birchbox I received! Now, don’t get me wrong, I loved Birchbox and the types of items I received were very different from this Ipsy bag. It could be a fluke but I feel like this bag is full of winners.

Let’s dive into what I got this month…

theBalm | Mr. Write (Now) Eyeliner in Jac B. Bronze

This is a FULL SIZED eyeliner in a beautiful bronze/gold shade that is SUPER pigmented. I don’t have a shade like this in my collection so I’m super excited about it. I wore this yesterday and it lasted pretty well! It didn’t really hold up much in my water line (not much does) but I always smudge my eyeliner a bit lower as well into the lashline as well and it hasn’t budged.

Luxie | 231 Small Tapered Blending Brush

This is cruelty-free, vegan and paraben free brush with a really cute pink handle. I think this is a bit smaller than my smallest tapered blending brush so I’m happy to add it to my brush collection. It is a full-sized brush too and very, soft!

tres’SiQue | Baby Blush Stick in Coral

This is a very bright coral cream blush stick. I’m not sure how much I would actually use it but if at all, I think it would be more suitable for summer when I’m slightly less fair. I don’t usually use cream blushes since I set everything with a powder, but I’ll give this a try nonetheless. Maybe it will surprise me?

Pure Brazilian | Deep Conditioning Mask

This is a hair mask that repairs, hydrates and nourishes hair. Since I colour my hair and it is curly it tends to get a bit dry so I’m excited to try this out! It smells great too, although I can’t pin point what it smells like.

Jor’el Parker | Eau so Divine

This perfume has notes of sandalwood, lily of the valley, Egyptian myrrh and Madagascar vanilla. Based on a quick sniff I actually like it, which surprises me since I’m pretty picky when it comes to perfumes. I don’t normally like sandalwood. I can’t wear scents to work though so I wasn’t able to put any on yet. Some scents give me a headache so I can’t say if this one does or not.

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tres’SiQue Baby Blush Stick in Coral and theBalm Mr. Write (Now) in Jac B. Bronze

Okay so the bottom line is that I am very impressed. I do wish they included a card in the bag that has a description of the contents like Birchbox does. Not a deal breaker but I appreciated being able to refer to it while I blogged rather than going on their website to look up each item. I got two full-sized items which I think is the real winning point. Is every month this great? If you’ve been a subscriber for awhile please let me know in the comments if this is normal. Either way, I look forward to next month!

Did you receive an Ipsy Glam Bag this month? If so, let me know what you got in the comments down below!

xoxo,

Robyn

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6 Replies to “Ipsy Glam Bag: February”

  1. Awesome bag, ESPECIALLY the bag itself!
    And a full sized theBalm liner is awesome, and in a wearable shade too! The brush looks great as well.
    In general, I think Ipsy is one of the better beauty bags out there – if I was to get one subscription, I’d definitely consider it.

    1. Yes I agree, the bag itself is great! As a video game geek I love it! I think Ipsy so far is much better! I did enjoy Birchbox though, the samples were more brands that I didn’t have much exposure too. But I’m excited to switch things up with Ipsy, especially if the bags are all this great!!

  2. Well they set the bar high for your first month that’s for sure! I’m so tempted to sign up for a monthly beauty subscription in addition to my quarterly Luxe Box but I shouldn’t. Its just so fun getting packages in the mail! 🙂

    1. I agree! It’s like guaranteed monthly fun packages which I love! The bar is definitely set high now, I hope next month doesn’t disappoint!!

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