What’s in my Ipsy Glam Bag for February 2018?

Hello everyone, it is officially Friday, so happy weekend! I am back with another Ipsy post, of what I received in my Glam bag for the month of February! Personally, off of a first impression, both my January and February glam bags are neck and neck, however I do prefer this month’s theme and bag itself more than January’s. (See What’s in my Ipsy Glam Bag for January 2018?).

This month’s theme is “Unzipped”, about embracing everything you are. It is about redefining sexy, and that you are not limited to a specific size, shape, or age. I think this is a great theme especially for February, practicing self-love and celebrating the beauty everyone holds.

It cosmetics Bye Bye Under Eye Waterproof Concealer in Medium Tan

I am a huge fan of It Cosmetics, I love their CC+ cream, it’s my go-to! I have tried the concealer once before, and I will say I was not a huge fan. I felt that it was very heavy, and although it is full-coverage, it creased for me. I am willing to try this product again, because before the shade was actually too light for me, so fingers crossed for this one!

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LUXIE 249 Double-Sided Eyeshadow Brush

I absolutely love LUXIE eyeshadow brushes, they are my all-time favorite, so when I received this brush, I was so excited! This brush is double-sided, one side it is similar to my Tapered Blending brush, in between the sizes of 205 and 229. On the other side, it is a dense precision eyeshadow brush, I also think it can work for concealer, so I will definitely try it out for that.

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Pacifica Beach Crystals Natural Mineral Eye Shadows

I love Pacifica skin care products, so when I heard they have a makeup line, I was very eager to try it. The colors are very unique shimmery colors, that come in cute crystal holographic packaging. For those of you who are unfamiliar with the brand Pacifica, they are 100% vegan and cruelty-free! I will also be doing some swatches down below!

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From the swatches down below, I did go over the color twice to try to give it the most pigmented color. I really like “Spaced Out”, however the colors are unfortunately not that pigmented, but I will try to make them work, and let you guys know in a later post!

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Please excuse my hairy arm!

Biobelle Perfecting primer Sheet Mask

Okay so this product is a sheet mask that you use as a primer before makeup application, it claims that it “enhances radiance, minimizes pores, and evens skin tone”. The concept itself seems very intriguing, and the mask also says that it is, free of parabens, gluten-free, and non-gmos. However, something that I am upset about is the fact that no where on the package does it claim to be cruelty-free, and granted that not all products mention their animal-testing policies, I could not even find it on their site, so if anyone knows if Biobelle is cruelty-free please comment down below, it would be a big bummer if they are not. 😦 Processed with VSCO with t1 preset

PUR Cosmetics Fully Charged Mascara

Last but not least, is this mascara by PUR Cosmetics. I have not really had the opportunity to try PUR Cosmetics, but I do know that they are cruelty-free and are mostly vegan. Also I have been loving the mascaras I’ve receiving in my Ipsy bags!

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The wand is perfect to separate your lashes and give them a longer look! 

Thank you for reading! I hope you liked seeing what I received in my February 2018 Ipsy Glam Bag! Hopefully, I will be doing an overall review of my products sometime early March. Comment down below what you received in your Ipsy Glam Bag this month! If you enjoyed this post then do not forget to like it and please subscribe with your email in the sidebar, to be notified of new posts through your email, (be sure to confirm subscription in email) also make sure to follow me on my social media pages, down below!

With much love, Ariana. 💖 

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What’s in my Ipsy Glam Bag for January 2018?

Today, I am going to be showing what I received in my glam bag for the month of January. If you are unsure what Ipsy is well, it is a monthly subscription for five beauty products (usually travel size, however sometimes full size) that is personalized for just you,  that costs $10 a month plus free shipping for your glam bag. At the end of each month, you will rate each individual product and the glam bag as a whole. The ratings will then influence your next month glam bag. Also, each month there is a different theme that might contribute to some of the products you may receive.

I have been an Ipster since April of 2017, since then I have received glam bags that I was obsessed with and others that… didn’t really meet my expectations unfortunately.

The month of January consisted of the theme “Game Face”, which correlates to the new year, that you can achieve your goals, if you simply set your mind to them then anything is possible. Anyways, let’s see what I got in my glam bag!

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Game Face themed glam bag for the month of January 2018.

LUÉ by Jean Seo: Balance hydrating & calming serum

I have never heard of this brand, although I am very curious to try it out! I have been in need of a serum especially throughout these winter months. The serum is light and unscented, the directions state to apply after cleansing the face in the morning or at night.

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Mary-Lou Manizer by The Balm cosmetics: highlighter, shimmer, eyeshadow. 

I absolutely love The Balm cosmetics, their products have a vintage vibe to them and they are just super cute, always work out for me, and they are cruelty-free. The Mary-Lou Manizer is a champagne color that gives a subtle glow to the skin. I have also gotten the Betty-Lou Manizer in a past glam bag, which is a copper bronze shimmer color.

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Highlighter brush by SLmissglam: L36 (brush name) collab with Ipsy 

First things first is how cute the actual brush is, it had a pink glittery handle and the brush head is this ombre of a pinkish to a neon purple. The brush itself is extremely soft and has a great precision for highlighter. Will definitely use this the next time I wear highlighter!

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Dermelect Microfacial Exfoliating Masque

This is also another brand I have never heard of, but I am very eager to try this face mask out, the packing mentions that it’s a multi-brightening mask that restores dull looking skin to luminous and radiant! Also it is cruelty free so as always that’s a win!

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Kissable Liquid Lipstick by Kokie Professional: in shade Mad about Mauve

I believe I have received a liquid lipstick by this brand before, I will say that the shade is gorgeous simply because I love mauve shades. I am not a huge liquid lipstick girl overall but I will give this a try and see how I like it.

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Whole Ipsy Glam bag| January 2018

 

Thank you for reading, I hope you enjoyed seeing what I received in my Ipsy glam bag for the month of January 2018! Much love, Ariana.