I’ve been an Ipsy subscriber now for 3 months and so far I’m loving it! I used to subscribe to Birchbox last year when my mom bought me a subscription for my 26th birthday. And since then, I’ve been an avid beauty product sample collector :).
I wanted to give you guys a peek at what I received in my June Glam bag this month and give you a little insight on what it’s like to join Ipsy!
Here’s a review of the products I received this month!
The Balm Eyeshadow from the Meet Matt(e) Trimony eyesahdow palette in Matt Kumar. $42.00
First of all let’s talk about how adorable the name of this product is…
The palette is called “Meet Matt(e) Trimony” and it comes with 9 eyeshadow shades all named “Matt” (Matt Kumar, Matt Thomas, Matt Lin…) and all 9 of these Matt’s are “Marriage Matt(e)rial”. (Too cute!)
I was excited to find a product from The Balm in my Glam Bag because I own a few of their eye shadow palettes and I absolutely love them! Their packaging and names of products and shades are hilarious & full of puns (and I’m a sucker for anything punny).Not going to lie, I was incredibly tickled by these names! Hats off to The Balm for your creative names! Love your work!
The eyeshadow shade (Matt Kumar) that came in my Glam Bag is a nice dark burgundy shade in the package.
When I swatched the shade on my arm, the shade turned into a beautiful dark brown shade with a hint of burgundy on my skin tone. Overall, I love this eyeshadow! It’s super pigmented and easy to blend. I used it on the crease of my eyes today and a little bit of product goes a long way. This is a makeup palette that I will definitely consider purchasing!
Show me your Cheeks blush by Elizabeth Mott in Peach Pink, $23.00
This was the first time I’ve heard of this makeup brand so I went to their website to do a little digging! This blush comes in 3 different shades: Peach Pink, Soft Pink, and Bright Coral. The shade I received was Peach Pink.
The shade is very pretty in the package and can’t be described any better than it’s name- peach pink. It has hints of glitter and shimmer mixed in with the pinky peachiness.
Unfortunately, this shade applied very lightly on my skin tone, and I typically like a darker, more noticable blush. This swatch on my wrist was after I applied 5-6 layers with my fingers. It’s a gorgeous color so I will definitely get creative and use this shade as a eyeshadow or when I feel like wearing a super light, subtle blush.
I’m super intrigued by this makeup brand! Please check out their website and let me know if you’ve tried their products! www.elizabethmott.com
Colour Pop Creme Gel Liner, $5.00
Woo Colour Pop in my Glam Bag!!! I was excited to receive this because I’ve only tried Colour Pop’s eye shadows and lip products! This liner comes in 22 matte shades and 5 metallic shades.
Lately I’ve been using Gel Liner (Maybelline Eye Studio Gel Liner in Blackest Black) and I use the eyeliner brush that comes with the kit but I haven’t found a gel liner that comes in a pencil version yet. Overall, this liner is a super impressive and excellent quality eyeliner! Especially for it’s price. Very creamy and easy to apply. Check em out!
Clarisea Sea Salt Solutions Deep Pore Detox Activated Charcoal Exfoliating Mask
This product can be used as a clay mask as well as a cleansing clay. I was intrigued by this product because i’ve never owned an exfoliator that came in a powder form.
I tried this today as a clay mask and overall the process was super easy. I followed the instructions on the bottle: pour a quarter sized amount in the palm of my hand and add a little bit of water and started mixing it into a paste.
I then applied it all over my face (except for my eyes or lips) and waited for the mask to dry. It was definitely an interesting experience. The clay was odor-less and applied on my skin as a blue/silver/gray mask which was hilarious and terrifying to see in the mirror.
The bottle advises you to rinse off the mask as soon as it dries out, which took about 2-3 minutes total.
Overall, I didn’t feel any significant change in my skin as far as clarity or softness, which shouldn’t be expected after one application so that wasn’t really a concern for me. Other masks that I’ve used that are meant to make your skin softer would immediately make me feel more refreshed and I would love the way my skin felt after using it, but in this case, this mask is meant to exfoliate and clean out your pores. Would I use this again? Yes absolutely! I’m curious to see if I notice an affect on my skin after using it over a longer period of time. And overall, mixing the paste, applying the mask to my face, scaring my boyfriend with my blue/silver/gray face, and then rinsing it all off was overall a pretty good time and only took 3 minutes. I’ll keep you all posted 😉
Hey Honey’s 24Seven Honey Day and Night Moisturizing Cream.
The packaging says that this moisturizer enriches and revitalizes face,neck, and eye contour for all skin types.
This moisturizer is super creamy and has a nice light scent. There was definitely a calming effect when I tried this moisturizer on my face and feels gentle enough to use on your eye area. I’ll be adding this to my night time skin care routine as an under eye cream.
Check out their website!
Overall, my June Ipsy Glam Bag was a win!
I test and review the products I receive in my glam bags and Birch Box every month.. This is just the first time that I’ve written all my thoughts down!
I definitely suggest trying a service like Ipsy or Birchbox if you are a makeup lover like myself. I personally really enjoy receiving little samples of makeup, skin care and hair products every month because it let’s me try different brands and products that I normally wouldn’t seek out and buy on my own. A lot of the products they’ve sent to me have become favorites. Give it a shot!
Now I wanna hear from you!
What did you receive in your Ipsy Glam Bag?
Have you tried any of these products that I’ve mentioned?
Any suggestions on how I can better review these products?
What are you favorite products that you’ve received from Ipsy?