Ipsy GlamBag ~ November

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My Ipsy Glam Bag has arrived! I have been subscribing to Ipsy for almost a year, and have found myself pretty happy with the $10 per month beauty subscription. The only thing that keeps me anxious is that I’m always one of the last ones to receive my package each month!

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The theme this month was Glam It Up, and they actually included 6 items instead of the usual 5, one being an Em by Michelle Phan new product! Earlier this month, I released spoilers here on the items you could have possibly received.

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And, as usual, each month they included an information card with the discount/promo codes you can use for future purchases. Plus, now, on your Ipsy GlamRoom on ipsy.com you can review products and earn points to use toward product purchases.

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So, here is the Ipsy November Bag! They opted for a gold patterned clutch with a hot pink zipper, and luckily, a handle! I’m happy that this one has a little handle as you can actually use it as a clutch for a night out, whereas I use my previous bags to hold makeup or for re-gifting.

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First up, we have this Pixi Bronzer in Subtly Suntouched! Thankfully, they matched up the color with my skin tone, because I was nervous I would get a deep bronze that would make me look orangy. I’m running low on my usual NYX bronzer too, so this came in perfect timing.

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Next, we have HSI Professionals Argan Oil Leave-In Treatment. This mini container seems like it won’t last very long, however I am a new huge fan of oils for my face and hair, and so I’m excited to test it out and see if it makes my tresses soft and smooth.

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Next we have Starlooks Eyeliner in Amethyst. While I like that this is a full-size eye pencil, I’m not really 100% sold on the color. It’s a little lighter than I would opt for, and I would have preferred a bold teal or blue.

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Here we have Em by Michelle Phan Volumizing Mascara in… brown. I was really excited to get this product until I saw that the color was not black, but boring neutral brown. I don’t see myself using this, so I’ll probably give it away to a friend or try to trade it.

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Here we have Nailtini Nail Lacquer in Caviar Cocktail, a medium bullet-metallic silver shade. I actually like this color a lot more than the gold/bronze shade we could have gotten and think it will be a great option for either Christmas, New Years or a night out. I’m not in love with this product but will definitely find a use for it.

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Finally, we have Be a Bombshell Lip Crayon in Hot Damn. While many people were annoyed to see this bold red color in their bag, I actually was happy because over the past few months, I have received various pink lip crayons and needed a change. I think it will be a nice change from using lipstick and I’m excited to try it out.

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Here’s the whole set of products I received in my November Ipsy Glam Bag! In general, it wasn’t my favorite bag, as while I liked the types of products I got, most of the colors were just not right for me. I’ll definitely use my Pixi Bronzer, HSI Argan Oil and Be a Bombshell Lip Crayon, but the others I could live without. I am pretty happy with the actual Glam Bag, as it’s different than others I’ve received before, and has a little handle. In an ideal world, if I got the GlamGlow, my mascara was black and the eyeliner a different color, I would be ecstatic.

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What did you think of this months Ipsy GlamBag? Sign up for your own here!

xo, Kenzie

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