Review | Ipsy October 2015 Glam Bag Unboxing

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Ipsy October 2015
Ipsy October 2015

Hey guys, today I have a quick and dirty review on my Ipsy Oct 2015 bag! I am super late on this one, the theme this month is “alter ego” and I wanted to review it with my Halloween look on (I’m a unicorn this year!) but I procrastinated big time and I just got my costume together today!

Aurora Polish in
Aurora Polish in “Inky Dinky” at 2 coats with topcoat

The first thing I see in my bag this month is Inky Dinky by Aurora. It is described as “dries super fast without a UV lamp, is extra shiny and durable, and will last up to two weeks. It can also be easily removed with polish remover! Talk about the best of both worlds.

  • Dries without a UV lamp
  • Leaves a durable, shiny finish
  • Easy to remove

Tip: Apply a basecoat to keep the color strong for longer.

Weight: .4 oz”

I really love the dark plurple color and the finish but I had a little bit of trouble controlling the hugemongous brush! I’ve never used this brand before but I don’t know if I would pay the $12 it retails for. I am so glad to see it included in my Ipsy bag however! You can use coupon code IPSYOCT for 20% off your order.

Beauty Without Cruelty hand lotion
Beauty Without Cruelty hand lotion

Next in my bag is the Beauty Without Cruelty lotion. It is described as “This lotion moisturizes, softens, and protects your skin. Shea butter, jojoba and kukui nut oil combined with aloe vera soothe and replenish your skin to keep it looking youthful & vibrant.

  • Paraben-free
  • Cruelty-free
  • 100% Vegan-Vegetarian

Tip: For a spa-like experience, add a few drops of your favorite essential oils such as lavender, sandalwood, or rose to the lotion.”

It truly is scentless and has a nice creamy formula. After rubbing it in it did try a bit tacky for just a minute but it absorbed beautifully and made my swatcher’s hands super soft! The size I received was 2 fl oz and the full size retails for $11.95. Use coupon code IPSYBWC for 15% off your order!

Argan Face Serum
Argan Face Serum

Next in my bag I have the Argan Face Serum from Nourish Organic in a .5 oz sample size. It is described as “This highly concentrated face treatment is designed to deeply hydrate and reveal smoother, softer and more supple skin with improved tone. Moroccan argan oil, packed with restorative omega fatty acids, intensely hydrates and replenishes. Apricot kernel oil moisturizes and softens skin while helping retain clarity. Rosehip oil smoothes skin texture and helps even out tone.

  • Fragrance-free, gluten-free, and vegan
  • Brightens and revitalizes complexion
  • Smoothes texture and helps even out tone

Tip: Use this face serum when your skin is in need of some regeneration.”

I do not do face serums, I don’t like them. They tend to break me out. This one is just straight up oil which I wasn’t expecting at all! It does have a nice floral scent and I’ll probably pass it along to my mother. Get it together Ipsy! Use coupon code IPSYFACE30 for 30% off your order. This retails for $23.99 in a full size.

Pretty Eyes Eyline in Plum
Pretty Eyes Eyliner in Plum

Next in my bag I have the Pretty Eyes Eyline by Skone Cosmetics. It is described as “Pretty Eyes automatic eyeliner pencil delivers long-lasting, rich, intensive color. Effortlessly smooth application and super creamy formula. The easy twist tip pushes product to the top so there’s no sharpening. Perfect for lining the eyes or creating wings.

  • Long-lasting
  • Intense color
  • Automatically sharpens

Tip: Pair this plum liner with your smokey eye to make it a bit more interesting.

Weight: .18 oz”

It’s a really pretty shade and I absolutely adore self sharpening eyeliners. I didn’t find the formula outstanding in any way but it is nice for a pop of color round the eye! The formula is good for smoking or blending out as well. Use coupon code IPSY for 20% off your order. This retails for $15.

The Balm liquid Lipstick in the shade
theBalm liquid Lipstick in the shade “Committed”

Lastly in my bag I received the Meet Matt(e) Hughes liquid lipstick. It is described as “theBalm introduces a truly loyal long-lasting liquid lipstick—Meet Matt(e) Hughes. This long-wearing formula has a comfortable matte finish with no commitment issues. This matte vanilla mint liquid lipstick is stuck on you without feeling clingy!

  • Long-wearing matte finish
  • Comfortable, buildable coverage
  • Vanilla mint flavor

ipsters who receive this in their Glam Bag will receive the shadeCommitted (pinky nude).

Tip: For an evening look, layer on a few coats to saturate your lips.

Weight: .04 oz”

I love this lipstick! It dries down beautifully matte and has great staying power. I love the shade as well! It did look really gunky in my tube but applied beautifully! Use coupon code IPSY20 for 20% off your order. Full size retails for $17.00

So that rounds out my October 2015 ipsy bag, I believe next month’s bag is the last one I have purchased. I’m debating buying another year, what are your thoughts? Do you enjoy reading this type of review?

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