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Subscription Addiction | Ipsy July 2015 Glam Bag

Ipsy July 2015 Glam Bag
Ipsy July 2015 Glam Bag

Ipsy is a monthly $10 beauty subscription with personalized samples. You take a beauty quiz which helps determine which samples you get.

Teez Cosmetics Read My Lips Lipstick in Killing Me Softly: This lipstick is very thick and creamy. I liked the color when I swatched it on my wrist but when I put it on my lips, the lipstick made all the little cracks and fine lines on my lips very visible. I did not like that. So I wiped it off, put some chapstick on as a base coat, layered on the lipstick, and then did that tissue paper trick to take off the excess. The lipstick looked a lot better after that. I think it just goes on really thick and it was too much for me. The color is an orange tinted coral, very summery.

Crown Brush Professional Tweezers
Crown Brush Professional Tweezers

Crown Brush Professional Tweezers ($10.50): A good set of tweezers. I like the slanted tips, and they grip my fine hairs well. I received the pink ones as part of my Glam Bag, the pink is more of a light pink than a hot pink shown online. I'm glad I got the pink ones though, it's my favorite color!

OFRA Cosmetics Eyeshadow and Highlighter in Bliss
OFRA Cosmetics Eyeshadow and Highlighter in Bliss
OFRA Cosmetics Eyeshadow and Highlighter in Bliss
OFRA Cosmetics Eyeshadow and Highlighter in Bliss

OFRA Cosmetics Eyeshadow and Highlighter in Bliss ($10): I wish this came in a real case instead of the plastic one. I'd use this as an eyeshadow since it is very shimmery. Too much shimmer for a highlighter for me. It is a metallic bronze color.

Octavio Molina Hair La Playa Sea Salt Spray
Octavio Molina Hair La Playa Sea Salt Spray

Octavio Molina Hair La Playa Sea Salt Spray ($7.75): I really like sea salt hair sprays because they give my fine hair a lot of texture and volume. The only downside is that they can be very drying. This one is no exception, good volume but drying. It smells like sunscreen and is a blue colored liquid. I'm not really digging the smell but I'd still use this spray.

Vasanti Cosmetics Brighten Up! Exfoliating Cleanser ($10): I'd already received this as part of my June Birchbox. So I'm not too happy about receiving it again. I like how it is sulfate free, paraben free, and 99% all natural but I don't think it really brightens my face. The tiny exfoliating beads are gentle though.

Overall Value: $38.25 I couldn't find a price for the lipstick, so it is not included in the total. But this is a good value considering the Glam Bag is $10. Rating: 4/5

I'm pretty happy with this Glam Bag. I feel like ipsy's color selection and personalization is better than Birchbox too.