I’d like to start with how annoying it is that my bag always comes in at the middle of the month. I don’t know why that irks me so much. Ok, rant over 🙂
This month ipsy theme is Time to Shine
I have the base glam bag subscription and here is what I received
This month I selected Tarte surfer girl volumizing mascara. I like getting to try new mascaras and minis are easy to use up
The other items are
I got the comb as an add on because I needed one, but I didn’t want to make time to go buy one so I’m happy I got this in my bag.
Real Her mini lisptick in Girl Power
Ahava Sea kissed mineral hand cream
Glowiest Youthful Glow and Peachy Glow face mask duo
Refreshments Tangles be Tamed con in lavender fizz
Benefit Porefessional hydrate primer
The Ahava cream is nice to throw in a bag or leave in the car, especially now that it’s gotten cold and my hands get dry often.
The face masks are eh. I haven’t been using have masks recently but I enjoy them overall and should probably get back into the habit of using them.
The hydrating primer is also just eh. I’ll probably mix it with a mattifying or pore blurring primer. I’ll get use out of it but it isn’t my preferred primer type.
The Real Her lipstick. Hmmm. I’m torn about this brand as a whole. The intent is nice – positive affirmations, enhancing natural beauty and community give back. The issue I have is that I’ve never really liked a product enough to keep it, use it or recommend it. I do like the color, it’s a nice mauve, but the formula is too much like a balm for me. I also like that this is a mini, using up an entire product might motivate me to keep it.
Overall this month’s bag was OK. I’m happy I got a comb for $3 and without having to leave my house, and it’s nice to have a new mascara and hand cream. Plus, I do like the makeup bag. I’ll get use out of two of the other three products, maybe even the third one so I’m overall satisfied with this month’s bag.
Do you have this subscription? What did you get and what did you like?
These days my car selfies are looking a little different
My car lease was up and I’m trying to decide if I want to get another car or use alternative transportation given how little I leave my house and how close my job is (and working from home plays a big impact too)
I want to try to test this out for a month or two and how I feel afterward. I’m also hoping that not being able to just jump in my car and go somewhere will help curb my spending habits. Fingers crossed!
Maybe I’ll get a moped or scooter, haha.
Here is what I look like under the mask today
Lancome Clarifique Exfoliating & Hydrating Face Essence with Glycolic Acid (gifted)
Supergoop Mineral Sheer Suncreen spf 30 PA++ (gifted)