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Ipsy: June

So guys... I resubscribed to Ipsy!  Since I was back to having a summer job I figured I could spare $10 a month!  And so far, this bag wasn't the best, but I updated my profile so it will take a minute for them to readapt.

The bag this month though... It is on my swap site on MySubscriptionAddiction if you want it!  Needless to say, I wasn't impressed.

This is the Kokie nail polish in the color Gone Rio.  I hadn't ever heard of this brand before, but the packaging is adorable!  Apparently you can buy it at Walmart for around $5.  The color is a really nice orange-y coral and it has a decent lasting power considering how rough I am on my nails!  Overall I liked it and I would buy from this brand again.

This is the City Color Shimmer Shadow in the color Cheers to Life.  It is a pretty basic sandy brown with a ton of shimmer, obviously!  City Color isn't my favorite brand to get because it is fairly cheap and the products are kind of hit or miss.  I'll give it a try though!

This is the Hey Honey Uncover Detoxifying Mud Mask for Normal to Oily skin.  Though skin care products aren't my favorite, I like masks and they nailed my skin type so I can't complain!  I have received a few products from Hey Honey before and they were nice, so I'm excited to give this a try!

This is the NYX Whipped Fouette Cheek and Lip Soufflé in the color Plush.  I didn't realize it was a cheek product as well until I looked it up, and I also didn't realize this small bottle was the full size.  I tried it on my lips and it ended up pretty much being the exact color of my lips and not showing up at all, which was no fun, but it felt nice.  I'll have to give it a try on my cheeks!

This is The Balm blush in Balm Springs.  I love The Balm products and it is always fun to see one of their cute little compacts in a bag!  This is a nice basic pink blush and has already came in handy for travel!

To be honest I was only really excited about one item and the rest were just ok, but nothing was a total miss for me, so I'll take it!  But hey, I can already tell you that July was the absolute greatest!

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