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Ipsy Glam Bag Plus Subscription Box Review + Unboxing | January 2020

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Ipsy Glam Bag Plus is a monthly beauty subscription box from Ipsy that sends 5 full sized beauty products (one of which you’ll get to select) as well as a makeup bag each month. Additionally also offers a 12 sample beauty bag as well as Ipsy Ultimate which has even more than Glam Bag Plus for $50 monthly. Glam Bag Plus is $25 each month. NAT pays for this subscription.

Subscription Box Unboxing

Subscription Box Review

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My first glimpse inside the January 2020 Clean Slate themed package.

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Everything that came in my January Box. I did redeem some of my Ipsy points for the Huda Palette and while this box isn’t bad by any stretch of the imagination it certainly isn’t my favorite!


So what is all this stuff?

Our box insert.

Inside they’ve listed each of the items in our box along with their retail values.


Our bag for the month is a mix of a marble pattern and a silver metallic

The other side is just plain marble.

The inside of the bag is pink with an ipsy tag.


Billion Dollar Brows Best Sellers Kit 
billion dollar brows best sellers


The first item in my box is the Best Sellers Kit from Billion Dollar Brows.

This kit includes an eyebrow pencil with a double sided spoolie, a brow gel, a blunt ended brush and a brow bone concealer and high light dual sided kit. I tried this out and really like it. I may be my favorite item that was included in this box.


Ahava Essential Day Moisturizer


This moisturizer from Ahava was an Ipsy exclusive! I really love receiving exclusive items! Ahava used Dead Sea Water, Vitamin E and B5  plus amino acids to hydrate and nourish your skin! Ahava is one of those brands that seems to be in lots of boxes from Ipsy… I’m getting a little tired of seeing them to be honest but this cream may be a new holy grail, who knows!


Purlisse Blue Lotus 4 in 1 Eye Adore Serum
purlisse eye adore serum


Of the five items that were included in my box three of them were skincare products. Our second is an item from Purlisse – who’s another brand that’s included in boxes from Ipsy A LOT. This eye cream uses a plant based formula to target fine lines, crows feet, dark cirles and puffiness! I don’t use eye creams but now that my age is slowly creeping up there I think I really need to start.


Sugar Cosmetics Wingman Waterproof Eyeliner in I’ll be Black
sugar wingmag


Next up is a black liquid liner from Sugar Cosmetics. Sigh. I won’t be opening this yet and to be honest the last thing on Earth that I need another of (besides black mascara of course) is a black liquid liner. This does claim to be waterproof so .. once it’s on they say It’s on!


Goldfaden MD Doctor’s Scrub
goldfaded dr. scrub


The final item in my box for January is this scrub from Goldfaden MD. This uses ruby crystals to polish away dead skin cells for a more taut and glowing complexion. I chose this product because the alternative was a Huda Palette and I already used my points to get one but I’m a little concerned this might be to rough on my redness prone skin.


So in summary 

Presentation: Everything arrived to me perfectly and was packaged well in my box from Ipsy for January.

Quality: They did a good job of rounding up good brands (even though I find repetitive brands kind of boring).

Curation: Eh I think this is where the box bored me a bit this month… the value was certainly there but I don’t feel like they were blowing me away with the variety.

Box Economy: For the price of this box ($25) I received $217 in products which is an excellent deal!


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Not the best but still has lots of value

Ipsy Plus for January wasn’t my favorite box ever but it was definitely there in the value department!

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