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Ipsy: April 2016 Throwback

This is my Ipsy bad from April last year!  I wasn't able to get this up for some reason, but I thought it might be fun to show what I got and what I really think a year later!

Looking back on it this was honestly probably one of my favorite bags I've received, I still use every one of these products!

This is the softest brush!  I hadn't ever tried this brand prior to receiving it in my bag, but I would buy more of them in a heartbeat!  It is the perfect brush for applying a powder highlight to your cheekbones.  A year later I still use it every time I apply highlighter.

This is the Jor'el Parker Fango Mud Therapy Mask.  After using this, as well as the Glam Glow Supermud Mask, I would say they are very comparable!  This goes on a forest kind of green and then dries much lighter.  Similar to the Glam Glow, as soon as it dries you can see the little pinpoints of each of your pores as it begins to draw out the oils and other gunk.  I suggest getting samples of the Glam Glow while you are in Sephora to try out, but leaving the full jar on the shelf!  You can buy a one ounce bottle of this on Amazon for less than $15 shipped, or a 1.2 ounce jar of Glam Glow at Sephora for $69... You do the math.

When I pulled out this Briogeo Don't Despair Repair! gel-to-oil treatment I wasn't all that enthralled... It's a good thing I am coming back to talk about it a year later!  I have one little section of my hair in my bangs that is the dictionary definition of fried... It will not straighten out and looks terrible.  I recently started using this on that section overnight or when my hair is pulled back and it does wonders!  After being washed out, it relaxes my poor little frizzies and keeps them looking slightly healthier.  If you are having this problem then I highly reccomend!

This is the item I was most excited about initially!  It is the Tart lipstick in Wonder.  I love red lipstick, and this is a nice shear wash of color for when you don't want as intense of a red, and it has a nice minty taste.  I still use it frequently!  

This is Trust Fund Beauty's That Glo Tho highlighter stick.  I don't use this all the time, just because powder is easier, but it gives a really nice highlight!  It is perfect for travel, and I have used it in that way multiple times now.  I don't have a travel sized powder highlighter, so this eliminates that, and the need for a brush!  Perfect!

Honestly this ended up being a wonderful bag, and I can't for the life of me understand why I never got it posted!  Regardless, I still highly recommend Ipsy to anyone that hasn't tried it and I hope to renew my subscription eventually! 


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