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September 2014 IPSY Bag Unboxing

Sorry it took me so long to finally show you what's in my very first IPSY bag!   I received this last month, and it's $10/month for the subscriptions (tax might be added depending on your location). Even though it's late, but I hope you will still enjoy this.

The September IPSY bag came in this really cute studded silver/gunmetal pouch.  I received 5 items in my bag, and at least 3 of them are full size products. 

#1) Pacifica 7 Free Nail Color in "Red Red Wine"  (0.45 fl oz.) - full size product.  Retail $9

About it: 100% Vegan Cruelty-free.  7 FREE is formulated without parabens, phthalates (dibutyl phthalate), toluene, xylene, camphor, formaldehyde, resin, and animals.

What I think: I have the actual color on my nail in the photo.  I painted my nails about a week+ ago, so if the color doesn't look as great, it's because I've had it on for a while, not because of the product.  I think the nail polish lasted a pretty long time, and I only had to paint 2 coats since the formula is thick and goes on smoothly, and it's fast drying.  Love it!

#2) Be A Bombshell Smooth Criminal Powder (4g) - full size product.  Retail $12

About it: 100% silica powder.  You can apply the powder alone or over foundation to minimize the look of fine lines and pores.  
What I think: This powder is very fine, so it doesn't look like you are wearing a white cakey powder on your face. My skin is a bit sensitive to powder that clog pores, but I had no reaction to this one at all.  It does make your skin look smoother.

#3) Briogeo Don't Despair Repair! (1 fl oz.) - sample size product.  

Full size product is 5.25 fl oz, retail price $26.00

About it: The description from their website says that it's fortified with ultra-hydrating avocado, sweet almond & argan oils, strengthening keratin protein, power-conditioning rosehip oil, soothing aloe, and super hair-essential vitamins B5, D, A, E and biotin.  The unique complex of targeted ingredients helps increase hair elasticity and moisture to prevent breakage, promotes healthy shine and luster, and replenishes strength.

What I think: I'm looking forward to trying this one out, it seems like a lot of people say that it's really good.  Will update on this later.

#4) Maybelline Face Studio Master Glaze Blush Stick (0.24 oz) - full size product.  Retail $7.99

About it:  This Maybelline Blush Stick is supposed to make your cheeks look dewy with a bit of sheer blush color.  Liquid shimmer pearls + shea butter glide will make it a blendable blush color that goes on smoothly and evenly.

What I think: Even though it's fall, but where I'm at, it still feels like summer. I want to save this product for when the weather kicks in to fall and winter.  I will of course update on this once I try it out!

#5) Nourish Organic Moisturizing Cream Face Cleanser With Cucumber + Watercress (1 fl oz.) - sample size product.

Full size product is 6 fl oz., Retail price $13.99

About it: This is a gentle cleanser that washes away impurities without drying, irritating or causing redness. Cucumber hydrates and soothes, while watercress that is rich in antioxidants, helps protect skin from free radical damage. Fragrance-Free. Alcohol-Free. Gluten-Free. Vegan.

What I think: I will need to update this as well.  Sorry!!


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