Ispy May 2014 Review

Yay! I’m so excited that I got my first Ispy bag in on Thursday! For those of you that don’t know, Ispy is a subscription makeup box that sends you 4 or 5 items to try every month. I signed up because I wanted to build up my makeup collection and try out new things.  I’m not really makeup savvy and usually just wear the basics when I wear makeup at all. I love all the new makeup styles that have been coming out and I wanted to try some of them out.  Rather than buying a bunch of things that I have no clue about I decided to sign up for the Ipsy glam bag and at $10 a month you can’t really beat that price!

This is my Ispy May 2014 Review and bag

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My first impression of the bag itself was great! The bag is super cute and very summery.  I love the canvas print.  At first I was a little disappointed that the contents of the bag really didn’t include much makeup at all! But after looking and trying out each product I’m actually very happy with it.

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The first thing I tried is the Hang Ten Classic Sport SPF 50. It is 1 oz and valued at $3. I was actually needing sunscreen anyway so this was great! I really love the bright colors and the cute design. It also uses organic ingredients which I think is awesome and make it even better! I love the smell and it went on really smooth and did not make my face feel greasy or oily at all!

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The next item I tried was the Pacifica Natural Beauty Eye Shadow Duo 2 valued at $5. I love the color but when applying it was very faint.  I don’t like really dark colors anyway so it worked out nice for me, but if you like the dark color be prepared to apply it a few times.

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I was super excited to try the Hey Honey Take It Off Exfoliating Honey peel off mask valued at $7. I used to love putting peel off mask on with my mom as a kid and haven’t put one on in years.  It was super easy to put on and take off and it left my skin feeling amazing. I would totally buy this mask again.

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The next item I tried out was the Eva NYC Therapy Session Hair Mask valued just under $5. I also just loved the bright colorful packaging with this product. Like the Hang Ten sunscreen they both look really summery.  I was really impressed with the hair mask. I used it in place of my regular conditioner and left it on for a few minutes while I shaved my legs.  After I rinsed it out my hair felt so soft! And it feels really great this morning! Just like many other mommies after I had Jace my skin and hair feels a lot dryer than it used too.  This product really helped.

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The last thing that was in my bag was the Eau Thermale Avene Thermal Spring water valued at $9. At first I admit I though it was pretty pointless.  Why did they send me water to spray on my face? But after reading a little about it I became a little more interested.  Apparently you can use it to refresh your makeup and it can help sunburn and diaper rash feel better. I put it on a little while after I put my makeup yesterday and it did make it look fresher. And I’m sure that if I get sunburned this summer I’ll give it a shot!

I was pretty happy with this bag. While I was looking forward to more makeup products the skin care and hair care items were really cool and I was pretty pleased with all of them.  If you are interested in signing up for Ipsy you can do so here.

Did you get a Glam bag? Let me know what you think about it!

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