Its Finally Here!!! I feel like Ipsy comes later every month, but maybe I’m crazy… No I’m not because I used to get this before my Birchbox and this came almost 2 weeks after my Birchbox… Anywho lets see what this pink package of amazingness holds for me!
The bag is cute as this months theme is “Beauty Schooled” and its a pencil bag! I like the design with the orange polka dots but it does have that strong weird plastic smell….
First up we have….
Dr. Brandt’s Pores No More, I’ve heard great things about this so I’m interested to try it.
Ipsy Says:: A cult favorite, Pores No More Pore Refiner Primer is Dr. Brandt’s quick fix for flawless, photo-ready skin. It is the miracle base to create the perfect skin canvas for long-lasting makeup and well-preserved skin. This velvety formula absorbs excess oil, minimizes pores, blurs fine lines and is resistant to sweat and humidity. Prime, touch-up and treat while perfecting your makeup.
– Minimizes the appearance of pores by diffusing light
– Blurs imperfections & lines
– Erases shine & mattifies skin
– Absorbs oil, reduces shine and helps regulate sebum production
– Antibacterial action for a healthy skin
– Acts as a shield to prevent make-up from clogging pores
Lara Says:: The texture of this reminds me of Too Faced Primed and Poreless Skim Smoothing Face Primer which I like. But this has a definite strange smell, like an earthy, grass like smell… I don’t know it just smells funny, but I didn’t notice it too much after I rubbed in into my hand.
Ipsy Says:: Treat your lips with this ultra-moisturizing lip balm from Absolute New York. This lightly tinted, creamy, conditioning formula softens, smooths, and protects lips for a seriously kissable pout. Discover this must-have balm for sensationally soft and luscious lips!
Lara Says:: :I cannot tell you how disappointed I am that this is not Green! How can you have a lip balm in the flavor Green Apple and it not be Green!! In other news, this seems like a good formula and I’m almost out of my Rose Salve that I keep at my desk at work so this shall be the new desk lip balm.
Somehow this didn’t make it in the group picture… Hmm kinda like school yearbook pictures!
Ipsy Says:: Bigger. Blacker. Badder. Urban Decay’s ultra-creamy, lengthening and volumizing mascara features triple-black pigments and a deeply nourishing ingredient blend. Perversion Mascara gets you sexy in one stroke, yet it won’t quit until you say when.
Lara Says:: I’ve heard a lot about this product because it was WAY hyped up. From what I’ve heard from people who have tried it, its a good mascara but its not phenomenal so we shall see… and for real what is up with makeup brands making everything sexual?! Not a fan, but that’s a post for another day…
Ipsy Says:: Coastal Scents Forever Blush boasts 18 perfectly pigmented, powder blushes with a long-lasting rush of color. Complete with a mirror, these color-packed compacts go a long way.
Lara Says:: I have not tried any Coastal Scents make up products but I do have an eye shadow brush that I like that I received in a past Ipsy Bag. From first swatch theses are soft and seem blendable. According to the website I received the colors ‘Elegant’ and ‘Fresh’ , they are not marked on the packaging but according to a quick web search the shimmer pink is ‘Elegant’ and the matte peachy brown is ‘Fresh’.
Ipsy Says:: Sensual and exotic, that’s the effect that Silk Kajal Kohl Eye Pencil delivers. Just like the traditional Kohl, but with the modern ease and control of a pencil. Giving a semi-matte finish that is also smudgeable, Silk Kajal Kohl’s soft tip is ophthalmologically-tested and gentle enough to be used on the inner eye.
Lara Says:: New brand so I’m excited to try this out! The last picture is after I left the liner for about a minute and then ran my finger down it. So it looks like its smudge-able but also has staying power if you just want a dark line. There will definitely be a review to come on this product.
Dr. Brandt Pores No More Pore Refiner:: $45.00 (8% Cash back at Sephora this week with Ebates!)
Absolute Lip Balm:: $5.99 (30% off your purchase with the code Ipsy)
Too Faced Primed and Poreless Skin Smoothing Face Primer:: $30.00 (8% Cash back at Sephora this week with Ebates!)
C.O. Bigelow Rose Salve:: $5.50 (1.5% Cash Back at Bath and Body Works this week with Ebates!)
Urban Decay Perversion Mascara:: $22.00 (8% Cash back at Sephora this week with Ebates!)
Coastal Scents Forever Blush in ‘Fresh’:: $7.95 (20% off with the code blush25off)
Coastal Scents Forever Blush in ‘Elegant’ :: $7.95 (20% off with the code blush25off)