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Ipsy – September

Ipsy is here!


September’s Theme:  Classic Beauty


So far this looks promising!


Em-Cosmetics – Life Palette Career Life ‘Out To Lunch’
Retail $75

This is not technically considered a sample.  It’s just like what you would
find in a fashion magazine – just a tease for maybe one use.


Skyn Iceland Hydro Cool Firming Eye Gels
Retail $30 for 8 pairs – Sample Value $7.50 for 2 pairs

Honestly, I have been wanting to try Skyn Iceland – so I was jazzed to find this!
Today I woke up with Samsonite stamped under each eye!
Not bags – but luggage!  So I figured what the heck – give ’em a try.
Stuck them on and vacuumed the house (my kid found this quite amusing).
When they came off my eyes were not as puffy!  An hour later they were even better!
May have to keep some of these in my kit for days like today.


Starlooks Kohl Eye Pencil in ‘Obsidian’
Retail $12 – Full Size Sample

Ugh!  Black eyeliner.

I like eyeliner – but give us some color!!!
Emerald – Violet – Navy Blue


Cailyn Tinted Lip Balm in ‘Big Apple’
Retail $19 – Full Size Sample

I was excited to try this but it’s more lipstick than lip balm.
Very cool concept with the container – but the color didn’t work for me.
Lucky for one of my friends – this color will be great on her!


Elizabeth Mott It’s So Big Volumizing Mascara in ‘Black’
Retail $19.99 for 10 ml – Sample Value $8 for 3 ml

I love getting mascara!  This isnt’ the greatest – but I make it work for me.
Keep these coming!

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NYX Eye Shadow in ‘Lanikai’
Retail $4.50 – Full Size Sample

This is a great color – but I received a similar color recently.
Now I have to decide which I like more!

Total Value for my June Ipsy bag – $50

Ipsy has been working hard to make the samples in the bags more customized
based on the quiz you take and the reviews you leave for the items you receive.
Too bad I was traveling last month and didn’t do my reviews…

….or I might have received the cool butter LONDON nail polish 😦

Regardless, I still enjoyed this bag – and my friends always enjoy getting the
items that don’t quite work for me 🙂

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Ipsy – June

Whoever curated the June bag for Ipsy
was in a frisky and fun mood.

June’s Theme:  On The Wild Side


Definitely all goes together!


My photo does not capture the true neon color on this bag.
In a weird way it works and is kind of cute – and I don’t do animal prints!


J. Cat Beauty Sparkling Cream Palette
Retail $4.49 – Full Size Sample

Um, where to begin…

I told my husband I got eyeshadow that made me “think of
the hookers along Aurora Ave in Seattle” or “a sports boat
with a metal flake paint job.”  When he saw it he could not
believe how accurate that description really is – no exaggerating!

Maybe in small doses – such as used as an eyeliner – or a highlight
along your brow…or for Halloween!
Otherwise, it seems like cheap kiddy make up.


J. Cat Beauty Eyelashes + Eyelash Glue
Retail $3.99 – Full Size Sample

Now false eyelashes I can get into!
These have a great length with a natural look
that would be easy to trim for your needs.

Not high-end – but good for four bucks.


Starlooks Lip Pencil in Bare
Retail $12 – Full Size Sample

Starlooks created three colors exclusively for Ipsy.
This is one of them.

I don’t use lip liner
– don’t need to –
so this will be going to someone who can use it.


NYX Mosaic Powder Blush in Peachy
Retail $7 – Full Size Sample

Peach is not my color.  Great deal if this was a color I could use.
My neighbor is going to love this 🙂


Chella Ivory Lace Highlighter
Retail $18 – Full Size Sample

Here is my favorite thing in the bag!!!
At first I was WTF is this crayon thingy???
However, this works better than my Benefit Eye Bright!!
Because it is not as pink it works better at concealing dark circles.

Bonus, it has Jojoba in it – so it is very moisturizing – not drying.
Keep in mind – this is hard to correct if you use too much
so a light touch goes a long way!!

Total Value for my June Ipsy bag – $45.48

Even with a couple of misfires this month rocks for value!!

Ipsy is a $10 per month subscription service that offers deluxe and full size product samples.
Click here to use my referral link to learn more about Ipsy.

I paid for my subscription and have not been asked to write or been compensated for any of the reviews listed in my blog!