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Oh, I am definitely going to "glam it up" this month!
 I usually hunt online for any leaks as to what our next ipsy bag may be a week before the sneak peeks are released on facebook. So, I of course I was excited to find that everyone would be receiving a full sized product from Michelle Phan's new cosmetic line em; and with each new sneak peek on Ipsy's facebook fan page my anticipation grew.  

 What I received this month...
PictureI used eclipse to contour my eyes. Other products from my bag used in this look are the star looks pencil and the pixi bronzer...
  I have been eyeing the new BH Cosmetics galaxy palette for a while now.  I love the look of "baked" makeup. The colors look so pretty on the website.  When our discount codes were up for the various products we were being sent, I decided to finally purchase it.  I am really looking forward to trying it.  I fell in love with my BH Cosmetics Malibu Palette, so naturally I have high expectations for this particular palette.  
  Today, I played with some of my new additions-including this sample, eclipse, from the galaxy palette-which I did receive in this month's ipsy bag.  I noticed when applied directly over a base, it gave off a really nice buttery pigmentation.  I used it to contour my eyes and to darken my lower lash line.  This sample's color pay off is MUCH better than the BH Cosmetics sample trio, we got in an ipsy bag this past summer.  This sample is like a gunmetal silver with purple reflects in it.

PictureStarlooks Gem Eyeliner Pencil
 For this look, I lined my lower waterline and inner corner with my new Starlooks Gem Eyeliner pencil in Amethyst.  It is a metallic silver with the slightest twinge of purple.  In fact, the purple seems to disappear altogether once applied, but it is gorgeous!

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Be a bombshell cosmetics lip crayon
  I was a bit concerned when I saw that I was to receive another lip crayon in an ipsy bag. The last one I was sent was by Pop Beauty. That crayon was very drying.  I have to use it with another lipstick with a creamy consistency to make it work.
  However, when I applied be a bombshell cosmetic's lip crayon, in shade "Hot Damn," I was pleasantly surprised of how effortless it smoothed on my lips. It didn't seem drying, and the pigmentation is stunning.
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When Michelle Phan released her line, I was very interested in the "pillow" lippie on her website, and had hoped it would be selected for my bag this month.  But, I was not disappointed when I was sent to try this creamy lipstick of hers in Cabana Beige instead.  This has to be one of the best nude lipsticks I have ever tried.  It was very creamy, and didn't look pasty or like a foundation (which has been the case with some nude lipsticks I have tried in the past).

PicturePixi Beauty Bronzer
I have to say, I do wish this pixi bronzer in Subtly Suntouched was a tad bit darker.  I have very fair skin, yet I still had to use quite a bit to build up a nice color to contour.  I kept applying and applying.

That being said, it could be a great bronzer to start with for those who have an aversion to really dark bronzers and want to slowly build a glow.
 
 I think the packaging is really cute.  I would much rather my hard blushes and bronzers to open on a hinge instead of a lid I have to screw on and off, but this is just my personal preference.  

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Nailtini Nail Lacquer in Caviar Cocktail
  Lastly, I received in this bag a nail lacquer from nailtini.  I think the silver shade is perfect for fall. One nailtini from a previous bag, I actually gave away. The color just didn't look right with my skin tone; but this looks so pretty.  I enjoy wearing metallic nail colors during the fall and winter. Bravo, Ipsy!!! 

Swatches...
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Top Swatch- Be A Bombshell Cosmetics Hot Damn Lip Crayon Bottom Row L to R- Pixi Bronzer Subtly Suntouched, EM Lipstick in Cabana Beige, bhcosmetics sample in Eclipse, and Starlooks Eye Pencil in Amethyst
 How much? Where Can I find it?

1. bhcosmetics Galaxy Chic Palette $14.95- their website

2. Starlooks Gem Eyeliner $14 - their website

3. be a bombshell cosmetics $14 - their website

4. em creamy color sheer lipstick $16.50 - their website.

5. Pixi Beauty Bronzer (I couldn't find this product by itself on Target's website, but a bronzer and kabuki together can be found there at for $18) 

6. Nailtini Nail Lacquer in Caviar Cocktail $13 - their website

  I think this must be my favorite selection for an ipsy bag, thus far.  What awesome deals for only ten dollars!!!

<3 Beth.


FTC: I BOUGHT ALL PRODUCTS MENTIONED WITH MY OWN MONEY THROUGH A BEAUTY SUBSCRIPTION. I AM IN NO WAY BEING PAID BY SAID COMPANIES FOR THIS POST. ALL THOUGHTS EXPRESSED ARE MY OWN, UNBIASED. 
AUTHOR'S NOTE:  THIS IS NOT AN OFFICIAL REVIEW, BUT RATHER FIRST IMPRESSIONS OF THE SAID PRODUCTS.


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  This past month I found myself reaching for various new products and rediscovering some old I used to use and decided to repurchase.  I am sorry my video is so long; I normally like to keep them short. I tried to keep it moving as quickly as possible. Regardless, I hope you enjoy!
What made it in this month's fav's:

Clothing And Accessories- 
Striped open sleeve oversized tee from 5.99 fashion
Pink Transparent Ipsy Bag 


Makeup- 
BH Cosmetics Trio Palette (the malibu gold) Full Sized Malibu Palette from their website
Wet N Wild Fergie Rose Champagne Glow from Walgreens



Jane Be Pure All Natural Mascara in Blackest Black  (NOTE: destne146 has notified me that this mascara has been discontinued-being the reason the price more than double and most likely the reason my mascara had an odor, being old. As of now, I will no longer be using this mascara, and I now DO NOT recommend buying it online.)


Rimmel London Natural Bronzer in Sun Light from Walmart


Chantilly Bronzer/Eyeshadow from honeyxo.com


Eco Tools Fan Brush can be found on their website and drugstores


Mary Kay Lipstick in Pink Cherie from Mary Kay's website

Rimmel London Kate Moss Lipstick in #17 
Rimmel London Kate Moss Lipstick in # 01 both from Walmart


Maybelline Color Sensational in #645 in Red Revival from Walmart


Maybelline Electric Baby Lips in Strike a Rose from Walmart


Cover Girl Smoochies Lip Balm in #tweet me from Walmart


Cover Girl Smoochies Lip Balm in #text me also from Walmart


Pond's Exfoliating Renewal Makeup Remover with Citrus and Cucumber from - you guessed it, Walmart!

Nails- 
Maybelline Color Show Poka Dots Nail Polish in #75 Clearly Spotted from Walmart


Hair- 
Parnevu Hair Mayonnaise from Parnevu's Website



Fragrance- 
Justin Bieber Girlfriend sample; 
I received this sample with an order from sephora

-Beth


FTC: ALL ITEMS (EXCEPT FOR THE HONEYXO CHANTILLY BRONZER AND PARNEVU HAIR MAYO-I RECEIVED THOSE FREE FOR TESTING PURPOSES) I PURCHASED WITH MY OWN MONEY. I AM IN NO WAY AFFILIATED WITH ANY OF THE SAID COMPANIES. ALL THOUGHTS AND OPINIONS ARE MY OWN, UNBIASED.


Mary Kay lipstick was provided courtesy of Influenster and Mary Kay for testing purposes.
 

    Beth

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