August Glam Bag

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This was my first glam bag in three months. I put my Ipsy subscription on hold back when I was going through the process of buying my house and moving, and I needed to save some money. I decided to reactivate this month because I like the excitement of finding out what products I’m getting each month, and I kind of missed that. Of course, I’m generally left disappointed though, and I end up wondering why I still subscribe. This month wasn’t really any different.

MILK Blur + Set VoxBox

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I received another VoxBox from Influenster, this time with a product from Milk Makeup. I had heard of the brand, but I had not yet tried any of their products, so I was excited to be able to try something of theirs. This box only contained one product, which was the Blur + Set Matte Loose Setting Powder. I received the Translucent Light shade, which was right for my skin tone. I was happy that I received the correct shade this time so I could accurately try it. I received a makeup product in a previous box that was suited for a darker skinned girl, so I couldn’t really give a fair opinion on it.

The Blur + Set powder retails for $29 and is vegan, cruelty free, and talc free. The product is described as blurring pores, imperfections, and fine lines. It cuts shine, locks in makeup all day, and smooths skin.

Makeup Look: Galaxy Goth vs. Galaxy Glam

 

The other night I got bored and was playing around with my NYX Love You So Mochi: Electric Pastels palette, which is one of my favorite shadow palettes. There is some fallout with this palette, but the colors are beautiful and well pigmented, which is why I love it so much. The colors also work very well together and blend nicely.

I did this look at night, so of course I didn’t have the benefit of natural light to truly capture it. I was pretty pleased with how it turned out though. After I do an eye look, sometimes I like to switch up the lips because it can really change the vibe of the look. The first lip color I started out with was NYX Cosmic Metals lip cream in shade Galactic. Then I switched to ColourPop Ultra Matte lip in shade Viper.

Which of these looks do you like the best? Make sure you let me know in the comments!

Some New Items to Try!

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I was essentially just looking for some lip balms because I was almost out. The Jersey Shore Cosmetics balms are my absolute favorite, so I was going to buy some more of those. However, they are $10 a piece. I decided to look for some other balms where I could get more for my money. Not only did I find some new lip balms to try, but I ended up purchasing a few other items as well. I’ve now had a chance to try these out, so here are my thoughts.

Lancôme Hydra Zen VoxBox

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This is my sixth VoxBox from Influenster, and I think this one might just be my favorite so far. I was so ecstatic when I received this! The packaging is wonderful, and it’s my favorite shade of pink! I know that how well a product works is more important than what it looks like, but having a product that is pretty to look at is a great bonus. I will give you the lowdown on the products I received in my box, how much it retails for, and my thoughts.

Renew VoxBox

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I got this Renew VoxBox last month from Influenster. I am really late getting this post up, but it arrived just a few days before I moved, so I was super busy doing last minute packing. Then of course I had to unpack and get settled, so I only recently tried out the products in this box within the past week.

I did not get any good photos of the box/products because I was dumb and decided to take the photos on my bed. It was later that I realized what a terrible idea that was. Kitty Cameron loves to lay on my bed, so his cat hair was pretty visible. I decided not to include the other photos for that reason.

April Glam Bag

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I want to start by saying that this will be my last Ipsy glam bag post for at least three months. I’ve put my subscription on hold since I am supposed to be moving next month and I need to cut out some things to save money. I may end up canceling it for good, but I just put it on hold in the meantime since I haven’t actually decided what I want to do yet.

The bag
This is one of my favorite bag designs I’ve gotten from Ipsy thus far. I love the color of it, and the butterflies are really pretty.