Finally it is time to talk about this month's Glambag! This month's bag was a very special one. It is Ipsy's birthday month, so we got 6 products (normally it is only 5) including a full sized Em Cosmetics (Ipsy founder, Michelle Phan's makeup company) product. The theme was "Glam It Up", which is perfect with the holidays just around the corner.
liked the bag for this month, it is a super cute little gold bag that
doubles as a wristlet. I was a little surprised at how thin the material
it was made out of was though.
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Here are the products I received:
Em Cosmetics Waterliner intense color eyeliner in Teal Tease
Everyone received one Em Cosmetics product. This was the one product I had
really hoped to get. I had heard so much buzz in the Ipsy community that
I was extremely curious. I'm so happy that I was given the chance to
The color I got was Teal Tease, a beautiful teal
color. These eyeliners are automatic (twist up, no sharpening needed).
It also does have a little sponge to smudge. It is very pigmented and
glides on nicely. What really surprised me: it actually stayed on my
waterline! For years, no matter what I have tried, nothing will stay on
my waterline. This stayed on all day without budging. I definitely plan
on buying more of these. I would love to try the rose gold one.
Be a Bombshell lip crayon in Hot Damn
really love lip crayons, but I personally was a tiny bit disappointed in
what I got. I received this lip pencil in Hot Damn, a bright red. Ipsy
has sent me a few red lip products before and at this point I have more
than enough reds. I wish I had gotten the pink color that some people
As disappointed by the color that I was, it is not a
reflection of the product. This actually is a good product. This was
easy to apply, being in pencil form but a little more difficult than
other lip pencils i have tried due to the shape.
It is well
pigmented. Goes on smoothly. This particular color was matte. It wasn't
drying at all and it is very light weight. I nearly forgot that I was
wearing it. After the product was on for 20-30 minutes I drank some
water and there was 0 transfer, it stayed put. Although I didn't get the
color I preferred, this is still a great product.
Nailtini straight up color nail lacquer in Caviar Cocktail
Ipsy subscribers have complained about constantly getting Nailtini nail
polishes. I somehow had gone this long without getting one. As this
being my first, I am satisfied. The bottle is nice shape and kind of
unique. The Nailtini logo sticker is on the front of the bottle and the
color name on the bottle. This is a good sized product. I had a little trouble opening mine at first. The cap on it was weird, possibly screwed on wrong. But I don't think that's the usual.
Cocktail is a beautiful metallic gunmetal color. It was welcomed, as I
don't have any other nail polishes of the same color. It is very
pigmented, went on smoothly. The first day I had been wearing this nail
polish on 1 nail I had been rearranging some
things in my home and I have 0 chips. But a few days later I noticed
that the nail polish was completely gone from my nail! So I am unsure of lasting power, I will need to try this polish out again to be sure.
Starlooks Gem Eye Pencil in Topaz
love glitter! So I was excited for this. Starlooks Gem Eye pencils are
very glittery eyeliners. The particular shade I got is a beautiful
bright silver. This pencil is super creamy, glides on and feels amazing.
It does stay on. My only complaint is there is some glitter fallout.
Pixi Bronzer in Subtly Suntouched
I have been getting into using bronzers, so I was happy for this
product. I'm super picky when it comes to bronzer. I use them just for
contouring. I am very fair, so most of the bronzers I have tried are
too dark for me and don't blend into my skin as well as I would like.
That or they are too orangey or with glitter.
This bronzer is
perfect for me. It is matte, which is what I look for in a bronzer. It
is a very light color and not super pigmented, actually pretty sheer. The color is a tad bit darker than it appears in the pictures above. The sheerness is great for you pale skinned girls like myself. I am
alright using bronzers a bit darker to contour my cheekbones, but if I
were to contour my nose everything was too dark. With this bronzer, it
is the perfect shade! I can now contour my nose without it looking
I absolutely love this product. The packaging is great
too. It comes in a nice simple screw top package. It doesn't take up
GlamGlow Youthmud tinglexfoliate treatment
I was super excited to try. I have heard so much about GlamGlow and I
have been dying to try one if their products. This was the only non
full-sized product I got this month. I was impressed at the size of the
tube, as this stuff is very expensive. I used this the night before a
job interview, I thought that would be as good a time as any to. The
mask reminds me a little bit of Lush's BB seaweed mask. It has these
little pieces of what I assume is sea weed throughout. It is this grey
mask with that and some little beads to exfoliate. I left the mask on
for about 10 minutes. It tingled for a while. It didn't burn, but it was
a unique experience. It did tighten, when the mask was on I couldn't
really move my face.
As I added water to wash this mask off, it turned into an exfoliating scrub. So this is really 2 products in 1. It left my skin feeling great! Extremely soft and smooth, I didn't feel any of the roughness or little bumps that I will get some time. If not for the very steep price tag ($19 for .5 oz, $69 for 1.7 oz) , I would definitely buy this.
Over all, I absolutely loved this bag. It is probably my favorite so far.