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March Glam Bag from Ipsy

This months ipsy bag was cute! I like the bag itself and the contents were right up my alley. If you don’t have ipsy, you’re missing out. Only $10 a month for 5 beauty items in a cute little bag delivered right to your door. Sign up here!

Dr. Brandt Microdermabrasion Mini – This stuff is great. It’s not too rough but I can still tell it’s exfoliating.

Marc Anthony True Professional Deep Repair Aloe Vera & Jasmine Oil Deep Repairing Conditioning Treatment – Smells amazing and made my hair feel soft.

theBalm Cosmetics Bahama Mama – Solid bronzer! I can see why it’s loved by so many. I took it with me on vacation to maximize space in my makeup bag.

mPrincess Pressed Eyeshadow in Chestnut – Pretty color, good pigmentation, and easy to blend! Solid eyeshadow.

VASANTI COSMETICS Professional Contour Eyeshadow Brush – Love this! I always use a fluffy brush for my crease and this is perfect.

December Glam Bag from Ipsy 

A pink faux fur bag from ipsy in December? I can dig it! I was quite pleased with this bag, even though I already owned 2 of the products. They are products I like, so I certainly didn’t mind getting more.

 

Hikari Cosmetics’ Felt Tip Liquid Eyeliner in Iris – I love felt-tipped liquid liners, especially dark purple ones! This was great.

Marc Anthony True Professional Nourishing Argan Oil of Morocco Deep Hydrating Treatment – This is something I already own and use on my hair, so it’s nice to have a back up for when that runs out.

Ciaté London’s Liquid Velvet Matte Liquid Lipstick in Pin Up – Okay, this was the best item for me. I’m obsessed with liquid lips, but it’s so hard finding a good formula and shade. This is both. It’s very comfortable on the lips and this shade is gorgeous! I wore it out when I attended a performance and got a few compliments!

tarte cosmetics’ deluxe maracuja oil – I already have some of this, too, but I am obsessed with it and this little baby bottle is so cute. I have dry-combo skin, so I like that this hydrates my dry areas well, but doesn’t make me look greasy. I usually use it at night to be safe, but it does work well before applying makeup, too.

theBalm Cosmetics’ Mad Lash® Mascara – Who doesn’t love mascara minis?! I swear these always arrive right as an old tube is getting dried up or almost gone. I like this formula from theBalm.

 

Ipsy is a makeup subscription that sends you a mix of both full and sample-sized beauty products each month in a cute bag. It’s only $10 – which you can’t beat! Sign up here.

March Glam Bag from Ipsy

  

Another bag I actually like! This one was cute and I was pretty excited about what I received in my bag. I’m pretty jealous of everyone who received the Colourpop highlighter, though. If that was swapped with the bronzer, I’d be a happy girl.

Beau Gâchis® Paris Eyeshadow Brush – $12. A brush is a brush for me. I have no complaints, so I guess that means it’s good! I didn’t notice anything outstanding about it, but it got the job done and you can’t have too many brushes. Well, maybe, but I’m not there yet.

Marc Anthony Nourishing Argan Oil of Morocco 3 Day Smooth Perfect Blow Dry Cream – $9. I liked this! I did think my hair was smoother after blow drying when I used this product. I enjoyed the smell of it, too, and the product soaked into your hands after you put it into your hair fairly quick. I hate when hair products just sit on your hands. I’m noticing a trend of really liking Marc Anthony hair products.

NYX Cosmetics Liquid Suede Cream Lipstick in Pink Lust – $7. I received the fuchsia color. It is super bright and didn’t really fit my complexion that well. It’s a pretty color, though, and I’m happy that we have more options for inexpensive liquid lipsticks. The formula was pretty nice, especially for that pricetag. It was a bit more drying than my more expensive liquid lipsticks, but that didn’t surprise me.

TEMPTU Warm Glow Bronzer – $27? (Can’t find this exact product on their website). I wasn’t sure what to think about a liquid bronzer. I used my fingers to apply and blend. It looked a bit dark when I first put it on, but it blended out well and easily. I liked how it looked, but I think I prefer my powder bronzers for ease of application. I’ll have to try using a brush or beauty blender and see if that works out better for me.

essence cosmetics make me brow eyebrow gel mascara – $3. This reminded me of Benefit’s Gimme Brow ($24), except it’s only $3! I have the Gimme Brow and I was super impressed with Essence’s version. For that price tag, I’d definitely recommend and get the Essence version when I’m out of both. It deposits a little bit of color on your brows and combs them into place and holds them there. I usually use this as the finishing touch on my brows after using a pencil to define.

So that’s March’s bag! Can’t wait until next months. If you don’t have ipsy, you should! It’s only $10 a month and you receive samples and a cute make up bag monthly. You take a quiz so they can better match up products with your preferences. Click here and get ipsy!

August Glam Bag from Ipsy

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I received my first Ipsy Glam Bag and I’m super excited! Even the hot pink, metallic packaging was too on point. Here’s my little review of the items included!

 

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  1. Marc Anthony Nourishing Argan Oil of Morocco Oil Treatment. This smelled AMAZING and made my hair soft, smooth, and shiny without making it look greasy OR make it look greasier faster. I would buy this product again.

 

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2. noyah Natural Lipstick in Desert Rose. I thought this was fragrance at first from the packaging it came in! I’m much happier knowing it’s lipstick haha. It’s a preppy, pink color in real life. This photo makes it look more like a neutral, but it’s a pale pink. It is a matte finish and lasted pretty long. I was happy with this product. It’s very close to the Mac color Snob.

 

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3. AILA Cosmetics Luxury Nail Lacquer in Mister Pookies. Okay, LOVE this color! It’s a deep, muted, purple and right up my alley. It went on easily and seemed to dry faster than the drugstore brands. I’ll let you know how it holds up!

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4. Skone Cosmetics Luxe Doubler Eye/Lip Pencil in Wine. This is your standard, go-to lip pencil. It did well to define my lips before adding lipstick. It wasn’t too drying on my lips, which i always a plus. I haven’t used it as an eye liner yet, but it could definitely be fun!

 

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5. Juice Beauty Cleansing Milk. I really enjoyed this cleanser. It smells good and looks more like a lotion. It removed my eye makeup in the shower without leaving me with raccoon eyes when I stepped out. That is a feat, my friends. My skin was super soft and not dried out, so I’d buy this again!