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Ipsy Glam Bag May 2017

Happy Friday Y'all! Today It's back to back beauty subscriptions because my Ipsy glam bag arrived yesterday. This month Ipsy also sent a plastic bag and although the print is not my favorite it's certainly seasonally appropriate and perfect for keeping stuff dry at the beach or pool this summer.
 

 
Here's what's inside:
 
 
Ipsy gives subscribers points for reviewing products and referring friends so this month I was abler to cash in points for the Estee Lauder Double Wear Makeup to go Liquid Compact $25 - I was pretty impressed to receive a full size compact. I really like the idea of having a liquid foundation in a compact form and this is the first I have seen this. The formula offers a light coverage but gives the dewy complexion look
 
This brush is very soft and I love the rose gold metal. I've learned from my custom makeovers at Sephora that applying foundation with a brush is the way to go so I was very pleased to receive this brush.

Mellow Lipstick in Nude $13
I prefer a matte lip but I would call this color more of a pink than a nude - not that I'm complaining, I like it. When used as a blush (yes, you can totally do that with your lipsticks!) it gives a nice soft flush to the cheeks

This highlighter gives a nice glow but make my cheeks a little too shiny for my taste. I do however love it on my eyes.

Starlooks Pro Eyeliner Pen $19
Although I enjoy the idea of a fun twist on eyeliner I don't see myself utilizing the start stamp. The eyeliner itself is nice- not to thick not too thin and there are other stamps available - including a heart if you want to go for the Charlotte Wells look (she a character on the hulu show Harlots)
 
I think this is the perfect color for a bride who is wanting to do her pedicure as her something blue The formula dries fast and doesn't drip which is a big plus but I did find that I needed three coats to get full coverage.
 
Overall this was a really solid Ipsy bag - it took a year but I feel like they really got what type of products I like and like to try. Sign up here to get your own Ipsy bag sent to you for $10 each month.

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