|Ipsy bag - September 2014|
Hikari Lipstick in Cabernet - Value: $13 (Full size)
I was excited to see a lipstick, not that I don't own a million already, but because this is a full-sized makeup item that I'm likely to use since the color is a nice deep muted red (at least compared to some of my other reds). It's very moisturizing and somewhat sheer so you can dab it on to your lips for just a "stained" effect if you're not a full blown red lipstick kind of gal. I've never heard of this brand, but hey, that's why I'm signed up to Ipsy so I can try out new makeup.
Pacifica Waterproof Eye Pencil (Fringe) - Value: $5.50 (Deluxe sample)
Let me preface this by saying that there is no makeup that I love more than eye makeup, so if you're going to send me multiple items in a bag with an "eye" theme, I'm the happiest girl. This waterproof eyeliner from Pacifica is a maroon-brown shade (Fringe) and I really have been enjoying using it on my waterline (the waterproof claims are true!)
Crown Brush Crease and Shadow Brush - Value: $6.99 (Full size)
This brush is impressive, the bristles are soft and remind me of my Real Techniques eyeshadow brushes. There is a big difference in quality with this compared to my ELF and Costal Scents brushes. I'm very thrilled to have received this full size item.
Briogeo Don't Despair, Repair Deep Conditioning Mask - Value $5.00 (Deluxe sample)
I love receiving hair masks to try out, it's for dry and damaged hair (that's me!) and has no parabens or phthalate so I'm hoping it works!
LeeAnni Eco 3-in-1 Revolution Light - Value $3.75 (sample)This may be a deluxe sample but it's only 0.5oz so I'm going to call it just a regular sample. Supposedly this is a magical toner, serum and moisturizer in one. I can't make any assessment as to whether these claims are true or not since I have yet to use it but it does have a pleasant, fresh lemon verbena scent to it. This is probably the only sample I was pretty "meh" about this month.
Total Value of Ipsy for September 2014: $34.24
While this isn't the highest value I have received for my $10/month subscription, I do thoroughly enjoy 3 of the products in the bag so I consider it a great month. I love trying out new hair masks and face potions as well so I'll give the other products a whirl during a pamper night in!
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