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Ipsy “Girl Meets Glitter” November review


Ipsy "Girl Meets Glam" November review


Each month subscribers receive 4-5 deluxe and full size products, packaged in a beauty bag. After creating a profile, Ipsy stylists will hand-select products to match their beauty interests and deliver straight to their doorstep in US and Canada. You can sign up


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Cost: $10 + tax + shipping, free for US (so thats CAD $17.36 if you live in Canada)
This months total box value: $41.78
What I got:
  • Forever 21 sparkly makeup bag
  • TEMPTU S/B Highlighter in Pink Pearl (sample 0.1 fl oz)
  • Starlooks Gem Eye Pencil in Ultra Orchid (full size 0.1oz)
  • Marc Anthony Oil of Morocco Argan Oil Volume Shine Hairspray (travel size 1.5oz)
  • J. Cat Wonder Lip Paint in Red Potion (full size 0.33oz)
  • Be a Bombshell Eye Base in Submissive (full size .09oz)
Coupon Codes you can use:
25% off at jcatbeauty.com with code 25JCAT
20% off at star looks.com with code IPSY
25% off at tempt.com with code IPSY
20% off at demeterfragrance.com with code IPSY
50% off at elizabethmott.com with code IPSYFINE
30% off at glamglowmud.com with code IPSY


Starlooks Gem Eye Pencil in Ultra Orchid  swatch and review


Starlooks Gem Eye Pencil in Ultra Orchid (full size 0.1oz)

Price

: US$17 (use code IPSY for 20% off)

Colour

: This is a really deep purple with a shimmery micro glitter. The glitter is subtle enough that you can wear this during the day.

Formula

: I was almost startled by how creamy this is the first time I used it. A-M-A-Z-I-N-G. I wasn’t very excited to try this, but as soon as I actually tried it I loved it, the formula is just perfect. Because I have very hooded eyes almost everything either creases or has some sort of transfer, this, considering the creaminess had only the slightest amount of transfer onto my upper lid throughout the day (I’m talking like a tiny little smudge). Although it does mean you go through a lot of product very quickly.

Would I repurchase?

I wouldn’t go out of my way to repurchase but I wouldn’t hesitate recommending it to a friend.


TEMPTU S/B Highlighter in Pink Pearl


TEMPTU S/B Highlighter in Pink Pearl (sample 0.1 fl oz)

Price

: US$27.50 1.0oz (use code IPSY for 35% off)

Colour

: Its a shimmery pearl colour (don’t worry its not very pink) and it goes on sheer. I have fair skin so I feel like it could of been a little more lightening for me, but this colour means its very universal. And the shimmer reflects light to create the highlight effect.

Formula

: A liquid that is silky. It dries quickly so you need to work fast. I found it a little tricky to blend the first time.

Would I repurchase?

I’m happy with the highlighters I already use so no I wouldn’t purchase this. Thats not to say its a particularly bad product. Its just I don’t love it.


Be a Bombshell Eye Base in Submissive review


Be a Bombshell Eye Base in Submissive

(full size .09oz)

Price

: US$14

Colour

: The colour looks dark and intense when it is in the pot but it is actually a very sheer bronze. I would of loved for it to be more intense but as a base it blends beautifully with a lot of different colours.

Formula

: It glides on silky smooth but unfortunately with my hooded eyes it does crease throughout the day.

Would I repurchase?

Probably not, but I will be keeping and using this one.


J. Cat Wonder Lip Paint in Red Potion  reviw


J. Cat Wonder Lip Paint in Red Potion

(full size 0.33oz)

Price

: US$4.99 (use code 25JCAT for 25% off)

Colour

: Red Potion is more burgundy purple than it is red, perfect for fall and winter. While the colour payoff isn’t as intense as I thought it would be it can be built up to a richer hue. I ended up really enjoying be able to use it as either a light stain or an intense lip colour. The colour is fairly long lasting as long as your not eating and drinking lots.

Formula

: There are a few tricks to getting the most out of this product. First, make sure you shake and “massage” the tube before using, otherwise you will end up with some runny product that has hardly any pigment in it. You need a brush. And applying it takes a little bit of practice if your not used to lip paints.
I have VERY dry and cracked lips, surprisingly I don’t find that this dries them out any further and it doesn’t emphasize the lines in my lips which makes me very happy.

Would I repurchase?

For the price I think its good value and I would probably purchase other colours.


Marc Anthony Oil of Morocco Argan Oil Volume Shine Hairspray review


Marc Anthony Oil of Morocco Argan Oil Volume Shine Hairspray

(travel size 1.5oz)

Price

: US$8.29 9.0 fl oz or $2.99 for travel

What it claims:


fast drying formula offers volume and a strong flexible hold for workable styles without stickiness, flaking or residue. Style and restyle with lasting hold, full day humidity resistance and high shine. Infused with Argan Oil and Keratin to promote stron healthy hair. UV Protectors, Sulfate, Paraben and DEA Free.

Does it deliver

: I love hairspray and have tried many, this one has made my list for drugstore brand hairspray. Its a flexible hold, so great for keep your curls all day or for taming a few tray hairs. I didn’t notice any increased shine. It isn’t sticky and it smells absolutely fantastic.

Would I repurchase?

Yes