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Guest Lizzie McTrucker

Has anyone tried Ipsy?

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Guest Lizzie McTrucker

Has anyone tried Ipsy? According to their site (ipsy.com), you can sign up for $10 a month and each month they send you a few recommended products to try. I don't remember if you get trial sizes or full sizes but it comes in a really cute little makeup bag and from what I understand, the items are tailored to you based on a short quiz you take when signing up (asking, like, your skin tone, or what products you love, or what brands you like, etc..etc..)

So yeah, I was just wondering if any of you have tried it.

In a way, it kind of takes a little bit of stress out if you're not full-time yet, either, because the makeup comes to you instead of you having to go to the store to buy it (I know what it felt like to do that in boy-mode and how stressful it could be).

Also...yay makeup! :D

I hope it's fun and neato. I guess I'll find out next month...

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Guest Jamie61

Hey Lizzie! When I first came out to my daughter that was one of her suggestions to me ( after the initial adjustment). So your mention of it takes me back to that moment when I realized she does still love me! I am interested in trying it, so I will be reading the replies. My daughter said " it's really nice to get some fun things each month, like a present to yourself"!

Safe travels!

Jamie

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Guest Lizzie McTrucker

Well, my January bag is sitting at home waiting for me, and I think by the time I do get home, February's bag will be waiting at home, too. Through the ipsy website I've been able to see what is in my bag, I just can't wait to get home to actually try some of these products out.

(then from what I understand, to better customize your monthly bag they ask you to rate/review what you've received in each bag so I have that to do either when I'm home or shortly after I leave back out on the road again)

Here's a pic of what my January bag contained:

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Guest Jamie61

That bag looks very lady trucker to me! Fun!

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Guest Lizzie McTrucker

That bag looks very lady trucker to me! Fun!

And the bags change every month, too! I really wanted December's bag because it looked super cute, but oh well.

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Guest Edu

Looks great! It's sad we don't have anything like that in Spain :(

Well, enjoy your bags, Liz. I might be a bit envious, but still happy for you :P

Hugs,

Edu

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Guest LesleyAnne

Now that looks like fun!!!

Do they give you tips too?

Goodness knows I could use a whole lot of tips :wacko:

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Guest Lizzie McTrucker

Now that looks like fun!!!

Do they give you tips too?

Goodness knows I could use a whole lot of tips :wacko:

Not really. They do have a few girls who post how-to videos for certain looks and stuff. The way some of these ladies do eyeshadow is incredible!

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Guest DianeATL

I am an Ipsy subscriber and I love getting the little samples and a new bag to try each month.

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Guest Lizzie McTrucker

I am an Ipsy subscriber and I love getting the little samples and a new bag to try each month.

What's really nifty is that a couple items each month are full-size products and if you search online you find out...they're not exactly cheap!

Plus...cute little versatile bags that can be used for stuff other than makeup! :D

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Guest Lizzie McTrucker

Remind me to take a pic of my February Ipsy bag and briefly talk about it here. :)

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Guest Lizzie McTrucker

February's Ipsy bag!

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This month was a much cuter bag! Inside...um..well,

There's an eyelash curler that I most likely won't use because I already have one I don't use.

Next is a Volumizing Spray I won't use because my hair has no problem with volume naturally.

After that is some kind of radiance oil that can be used alone or under moisturizer. I'm not quite sure what it does. I've tried it a few times and haven't really noticed anything different?

Next to that is a lip gloss two of my friends cannot stand, so I'm probably not going to touch that one.

Lastly is a blush that is identical to the NARS blush I already have, but it doesn't have the shimmer that NARS has, it's more of a matte blush. It's okay but I prefer a little shimmer on my cheeks in the blush department.

..but the bag is cute! :)

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this look so cool, will receive mine in may :)

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