It’s Ipsy TIME! *April 2016*

 

april2016It is officially the best time of the month, IPSY TIME!!

Dream on, this month create looks that celebrate every side of your unique beauty- from natural and understated to high fashion and ultra- glam.”

Like every month we are going to start off with the bag itself. I am so in love with this bag. It is me to a tee. I am going to start using it as my daily makeup bag that I carry in my purse! Not only is it super cute, it seems to be very well made! Ipsy has come a long way with the quality and the style of the bags themselves.

Product #1:

 

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Nth Degree Smoothing Moroccan Argan Oil & Keratin Hair Serum

Naturally I have very dry and frizzy hair. So, products like this kind of save me from looking like I got struck by lightning. Of course, I have a million of this kind of product, but there is something different about this one. It does not have that summery smell that most of these oils have, it has a real nice floral perfumy smell. I enjoy both smells, but it is always fun to mix it up. This is a pretty nice sample size for a hair serum, I get sent the ones that are in foil packages from other companies and just toss them.

You can buy the full size here, for $9.38 on sale. It is usually $14.

Product #2:

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Star Looks Luxe long wear eye pencil in “jet”

I was really excited when I saw this in my bag. The Star Looks Luxe long wear eye pen is my favorite liquid liner, I have probably gone through 3 in the last year. I have wanted to try this pencil, but I have so many black pencils that I couldn’t justify the cost. Now that I have it though, I can never not have it. It is so creamy and pigmented. (see below)

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But, that is not what makes it so great. Once it sets it does not move for anything! I sprayed water straight on it and wiped over it with a wash cloth, it did not move. I did this 3 times made no impact on the liner what so ever. I also tried getting it off with micellar water, it did not do much either. I guess its staying power could be considered bad if you don’t like waterproof liners, even though this one does not claim to be, it is.

Purchase it here for $16.00!

Product #3:

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L.A.B ^2 Just Blending in Brush

I have seen this brand at my local Wal-Mart, but had yet tho try them. After using the one I received in my bag I am for sure getting more. Not only are they really soft and have cute names, but they are very inexpensive!

Get the “just blending in brush” for $6.99 here!

Product #4:

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NudeStick Lip + Cheek Pencil in “Mystic”

I have toyed a lot with purchasing NudeStick products, but have put it off because I generally do not like products in this format. But, this product is much creamier than I assumed it would be. It is a pretty shade that gives you lips and cheeks a really nice flush. I am actually going to take it to the lake this weekend! Here is a swatch of the product.

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Oh, and by the way, I know scent is an aspect that influences a lot of peoples beauty purchases, this product has no sent..at all.

Purchase the full size here for $24.00

Product #5:

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Buxom Wildly Whipped Lightweight Liquid Lip stick in “Centerfold”

This is the product I was the most excited to receive. I love Buxom, so I knew I would love this product. I was correct. It is a beautiful color and the formula is fantastic! It isn’t even the slightest bit drying on the lips. Here is the swatch of my shade;

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I am definitely going to purchase more shades. This product smells amazing by the way, just like vanilla.

Get the fullsize here for $21.00

Overall:

I am very happy with this months bag! Look at you go Ipsy!

Comments, requests, concerns? Let me know! How was your Ipsy bag?

XoXo Manda

 

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