Monday, May 23, 2016

A Year in Beauty: May Glam Bag Review

"A Year In Beauty"
May Ipsy Glam Bag review
Emily Doll Tvd

May Bag Theme "Destination Chic"

Its that time of the month again ladies! The time that I show you all of the amazing goodies that came in my monthly Glam Bag from Ipsy and how I personally feel about them.
Now most women are familiar with the monthly beauty subscription bag Ipsy offers called the Glam Bag. Women sign up via the Ipsy website by answering some personal beauty questions, then their bags are tailored to their interests and every month they are sent 5 beauty goodies to try out! This is a great way to not only feed your make up and beauty addictions but also a fantastic way to try out new products and brands. So lets get started on what my May Glam Bag had inside!

Remember that you can click on any of the photos below to be taken straight to the Glam Bag web sight so you too can be a Glam Bag subscriber!

May's Glam Bag comes with a travel vibe! As soon as I pulled it out of the metallic envelope and saw the adorable bag loaded with little icons from all around the world, I knew this bag would be awesome! The little postcard included was pretty cute too! 
"Greetings From Oklahoma!"

My May Glam Bag Brought Me...
Crazy Rumors Hibiskiss Natural Lip Color in "Coral"
I am a huge lip balm fan. Tinted, non tinted, flavored, I don't care I just always have to have some. Its hard finding a lip balm that is both hydrating and gives your lips a pop of color. This one by Crazy Rumors is AMAZING! It has both jojoba and shea butter to give you a double does of moisture Its so smooth and wraps your lips in kissable hydration while giving them a subtle pop of coppery coral color. I really love this product. The best thing about this, its all natural! 

Aurora Gel Effects Nail Polish in "Safety Orange"
I'm the type of girl that gets her nails done but will paint her own toes, so when I pulled this out of the bag I wasn't bummed until I saw the hideous color. I hate neon nail polish. Not saying others can't like it, I just don't. So this went right to the little girl next door to me who loves to do her nails. I would have tried it but I feared the color. What I can say that I like about this brand is that it turns out a product that is environmentally conscious, how can you not respect that? 
It also is a high quality gel polish that dries quickly with out a UV light. So I recommend if you love nail polish give this one a try. 

Smashbox X-Rated Mascara 
Smashbox is one of the most professional grade brands of cosmetics out there, most of us know this. I use to play with their products when I did makeup at Ulta when I was 19, I loved it. The X-Rated mascara is pretty awesome. Its a fiber packed mascara without all the tiny needles like hairs that poke your eyes, with a triple threat brush and a smudge and flake free formula that is just the bees knees. I loved how this product let me build my intensity without clumping or getting this. You can have a light feather eyed look or pack it on for drama! I love this stuff!

Pacifica Natural Mineral Coconut Eye Shadow Trio 
Shadow colors are Crush (Beige) Skinny Dip (Copper) Lovely (Brown) 
I'm excited to be able to share with you ladies another brand that is vegan, gluten free, cruelty free, all natural and still amazing quality!!! Pacifica's creator Brook Harvey Taylor made sure to make amazing quality beauty products and skin care while keeping the things that both her and so many of us care about in and out of her products. Her products are perfect for everyone and you wont have to compromise your way of life to wear them! 
This eye shadow trio of some of her best shades was amazing! The quality and texture totally on point while delivering a punch of pigment and great staying power! This totally catered to my coppery road trip eye look I wanted to create. 

Hikari Cosmetics Shimmer Bronzer
Pigment! Pigment! Pigment! This shimmer bronzer is so bold and full of color that you can almost just look at it and your skin glows! Very very little goes a long way and you look like you just came back from a beach vacation! The best part of this product is not only is it cost effective but its a multi-use product. Blush, bronzer, highlighter, eye shadow, it does it all! This is a product for the girl who wants to literally beam! I loved it. 

The May Ipsy Glam Bag!
Last but not least the adorable May bag. I noticed it came in both purple, pink and blue. I got blue. I love the snap closure. It features little icons from places around the world and really pulls together the "Destination Chic" theme the bag was going for. 

This months Glam Bag was great! It added some much needed copper glow to my beauty collection that I look forward to playing with this Summer. I had one product out of five I didn't like and I think that's pretty decent in the beauty turn out department. I was introduced to several new brands I will now be looking into more as well as a new brand that's vegan friendly! 

Thank you Ipsy for continuing to feed my beauty addiction in a fun way that helps me continue to grow in my product knowledge and caters to my love and passion in all things beauty. I love you guys!

Check out The glowing copper bronze look I created with my Glam Bag Goodies!

Ipsy Glam Bags are a great way to learn, grow, experiment and feed your passion in all things beauty. I love being an Ipsy girl and I cant wait to see what comes in my June Glam Bag!

You can find all of the products in my Ipsy bag and more by visiting the Ipsy website. Click the ink bags to be taken there now!

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I hope you enjoyed this month's installment of "A Year In Beauty" I will see you next month with new goodies!

"Remember To Always Be Yourself & You Will Always Be In Style"

Emily Dol TVD

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