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Calendar January 18, 2015 01/18/15 AuthorBy Subscription Box Mom Comments 4 Comments 4

January 2015 Ipsy Review – “Fresh Start”

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Ipsy is one of the cheapest beauty subscription boxes.  For $10.00/Month, you get a cute little glam bag with 4-6 beauty products inside.  You do fill out a profile, but honestly, I am not sure how well bags are customized to it.  They do have a points systems.  You can review your items in your bag and refer people for points.   Once you save points, you can redeem them for products on Ipsy.com.

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I love Ipsy’s mailers.  I save every single one, and reuse them to ship items I swap.

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I used my points to get 2 NYX lip balms and a crown point crease shadow brush.

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The bag this month felt a bit like vinyl and was blue on one side and white on the other.  This isn’t my favorite bag, but it will be useful.

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The theme for January is “Fresh Start”.

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BelláPierre Shimmer Powder Whesek $10.00 I like BellaPierre mineral eyeshadows.  Whesek is a pretty silver mineral eyeshadow.

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Here is a sample swatch of Whesek

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Elizabeth Mott All Over Shadow Brush $9.99 I love getting brushes in subscription boxes.  It is really the beauty tool that I can’t get enough of.  This is a pretty pink brush and the bristles are soft and packed well.

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Probelle Into The Blue Nail Lacquer $6.00 I have over 100 bottles of nail polish, so what’s one more.  This color is “Into the Blue” and it is perfect for spring!  It’s also full size.

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Pacifica Natural Mineral Coconut Eye Shadow in Treasure $2.91 I am not a huge fan of Pacifica eyeshadows, so I am going to swap this.  I have enough neutral colors and I am ready for bright colors for spring!

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Malin + Goetz Mojito Lip Balm $8.40 This is a really fantastic lip balm.  This hydrates you lips while protecting them from the harsh elements.  This goes on clear and really feels great on your lips.

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Final Thought: This box had a total retail value of $37.30.  This was a pretty nice bag.  The lip treatment and eyeshadow brush made this bag worth it for me.  The only product I wasn’t a fan of, was the Pacifica eyeshadow.  I hope Ipsy reaches out to some new brands in the next few months, because I feel they use some of the same brands regularly.  Ipsy is a fun subscription and if you want to try it, click HERE.

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This entry was posted in Beauty Subscriptons, Ipsy Reviews and tagged: on Sunday, January 18th, 2015 by Subscription Box Mom


4 Comment(s)

  1. Rebecca, January 18, 2015:

    Excellent review! I sure hope my IPSY bags will start arriving, SOON! I can’t wait! Thanks again!

  2. Subscription Box Mom, January 18, 2015:

    Thank you and I hope you love your bag!

  3. Becky @ Disney in your Day, January 18, 2015:

    Your bag was awesome! Mine was okay, I really only liked the mojito lip treatment. I feel like I’ve gotten a neutral colored eye shadow in every Ipsy bag since October.

  4. Aimee, January 20, 2015:

    I am so jealous of what you got in your bag! I just did a review of my bag on my blog too!

    January was my least favorite so far. I got mostly lotions I’ll never use, which were sample sizes anyway. Very nice post though!!

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