Hello butterflies, it’s ipsy time! Just want to say that I’ve really come to embrace my ipsy addiction. 😊 And this month’s glambag is so good!

Also in other news, I bought a new-to-me camera off eBay and my first impression so far is: wowza! It’s the Sony RX100 first generation which came out in 2012, so it’s old in terms of years but man is it better than newer point-and-shoots!! The pictures below are taken with the camera, unretouched.

(Well, except for this one I tweaked on my phone to brighten a bit.)IMG_2827

So here are the items I received in my May ipsy…

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This bag, while may scream cute, is very cheap quality. The material isn’t thick so it wrinkles easily and doesn’t keep its shape. The zipper is also very flimsy, I think it has a lot to do with it being badly sewn on such thin plastic. I was excited to get this but I’ll just keep it under the sink to keep all my cleanser samples in. I love the print, so summery!

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1. Luxie Dreamcatcher Precision Foundation Brush 660 ($23) – this is my choice item this month. It was between this and the IT mascara but I still have a couple of mascara to use up and I kind of wanted to build my Luxie brush collection so…

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2. Adesse Organic Infused Gel Effect Nail Lacquer in Surfer Girl ($18) – this is supposed to finish like a gel polish. I haven’t tried it yet but will update once I do. The color is lovely!! This is my second Adesse nail polish from ipsy.

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3. Caked Makeup Lip Fondant in Low Key ($16) – this had the cutest packaging, oh my god! Sprinkled donut? Yum!!! From their website: The most beautiful dusty, muted terracotta that pulls either pink or red, depending on your natural lip color. I’m really crossing my fingers that I will like the color and formula.

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4. pur~lisse BB Tinted Moist Cream SPF 30 ($8.75) – I like this brand so I’m happy to try out their BB moisturizer. It has spf 30 which I love! The packaging is also cute on this one.

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5. Urban Decay Afterglow in Sin ($9.04) – this highlighter claims to stay put for 8 hours. I’m not much of a highlighter girl, I use it from time to time but I don’t really contour so this sample size works just fine for me. I will probably use it most for the inner corners of my eyes.

This month’s bag has a value of $74.79. I received 3 full-sized products and 2 samples. Really can’t beat ipsy.

Byebye butterflies!

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