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Monday, December 10, 2018

Ipsy Glam Bag - November 2017 | Frankly Kiersten Reviews

What is ipsy?: ipsy is a monthly subscription that sends 4-5 beauty/makeup products plus a different makeup bag each month. They also have a referral program where you earn points. Be sure to use your points within a year of earning them, though, because they do expire. 

How Much is ipsy?: ipsy is only $10 per month shipped to the United States or $10 plus shipping ($4.95) to Canada. 

There is now a Glam Bag Plus for $25/month. I get that bag (box) in addition my regular one now. My second, regular ipsy is with the profile slightly different to get a variety of products.

Check out other ipsy reviews here.

A tarte blush? SOLD.

There was another shade option for this bag. I liked both this and the gold one that I could have received but both were still a little small for my preference.

Too Faced Hangover 3-in-1 Replenishing Primer and Setting Spray ($0.53) - Seriously, we couldn't get a spray that actually could be used more than once? This is just a waste of plastic in my opinion.

Crown Brush C141 Small Chisel Brush (3.99) - This is a really good blush brush. It picks up a good amount of product without it being too dense and giving you clown cheeks. It isn't the best quality brush I've used by any means, but it's a solid brush.

tarte Amazonian Clay 12-Hour Blush (Quirky) ($7.77) - This is one of my favorite blushes I've ever received or purchased. It's a gorgeous coral shade so it's not too pink or too orange, it's just the right amount for my skin tone! 

Naked Cosmetics Mother Nature #06 ($14.99) - I admit, this looks pretty bad in the container. It looks like a musty brown. Swatched, however, it's this gorgeous duochrome of blue and purple with a brownish base. The swatch below is just a single swipe with my finger and you can just see the pigment.

'tini Beauty Barfley Highlighter (Candlelit) ($12.00) - This is such a vibrant almost white highlight. I wasn't expecting it to be an actual highlight on my face but it is and more. I actually could see this being too white for a lot of people's tastes, but I really liked this shade for me.

Swatches top-bottom: 'tini Beauty, Naked Cosmetics, Tarte.

This bag was valued at $39.28. At the beginning of this review, it really felt like Ipsy had cheaped out, but it got better in the end. I really loved the makeup products in this bag and the other two were still okay.

As always, let me know what you thought of this bag in the comments!

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