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ipsy april 2015

With the weather change, we ave been outside quite a bit. Now that I have a tan on my face, there is a whole new game to play with the beauty subscriptions! All those warm tones look much better.

Time for April’s Ipsy Glam Bag!

Ipsy is a monthly beauty subscription where each month you receive a Glam Bag with around five samples focusing on makeup and sometimes nails or skin care. The cost is only $110 per year with occasional savings options, and you can purchase full sized items from your bag on your Ipsy account for a discount.

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In this month’s bag:

  • JulieG Nail Color – value $3.99
  • Pandora’s Makeup Box Pink Carnation Blush – value $14
  • theBalm Cosmetics NUDE Dude Eyeshadow Single – value $3
  • MicaBeauty Eye Primer – value $23 (4g)
  • Mullein & Sparrow Mini Lip & Cheek Tint – value $10

Total value around $54

I love, love, love this month’s bag! The JulieG polish color is that perfect cheery pink. As is the Pandora’s Blush. it is more pinky rose than orangey. The Nude Dude Fit color of eyeshadow by theBalm is not my normal style, but since Summer is nearly here, nudes are a better choice. (I was initially confused since I am used to theBalm being the natural skin care line that does baby diaper cream!)

My favorite items are the MicaBeauty eye primer and Mullein & Sparrow Mini Lip & Cheek Tint. I really need eye primer since my deep set eyes tend to make eye makeup go everywhere and within hours, I look like a racoon. this is a good primer too. It has some staying power. The Mullein & Sparrow Mini Lip & Cheek Tint is perfect for a no-fuss tint. I love tinted balms as blush in summer. It is such an easy two-for-one. Plus, it smells nice and a lot of the ingredients are organic. my skin is very dry, so tinted cheek stains work better than powder blushes on me.

I was pretty stoked about the bag thins month. I did recently change up my profile a bit to see if it helped me get items more useful for me. The funny thing is, I changed it to a look that made no sense for me, or so I thought?

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