Ipsy Rant and Response

Ipsy Rant (July Glam bag)

Ipsy is a subscription bag that is curated by Michelle Phan. It cost only $10 monthly to purchase a glam bag. These glam bag are hand picked and curated just for you based on a personalized questionnaire. It ask question like what is your eye colour, hair colour and texture, brands that you would like to try, favorite Ipsy stylist and much more.

I have changed the answer to my quiz on various occasions but I still end up with products that I have no use for. Even though you take the quiz the products that you received in you glam bag are a 50/50 chance of matching your personal preference. I love the idea of receiving a glam bag each month with makeup but if they can’t get it right then I might just cancel my subscription.

If Ipsy have similar products but different brand why do they insist on giving you products from the same brand again. I received an eye shadow from theBalm cosmetics, even though the shades are different I feel as if ipsy could have given me something else like the TooFaced Primer that would even work well with the previous eye shadow.

I had message ipsy prior regarding to this matter and I was given a long explanation. Please see below

Message from Ipsy

I had received some really great products from Ipsy that I could really use. I hate how Ipsy would get you all excited sharing sneak peeks day-after-day, then to unveil the glam room and it is not what you wanted or a close duplicate of the same brand that they already sent you. For July’s glam bag I have three products from brands that I had already reviewed and tested.

My July Ipsy Glam Room

Ipsy had other items of same similarity that they could have included in my glam bag. For instance they could have substituted the Luxie Brush for the brush from Revlon, Sedona Lace or Vasanti brush, and instead of another theBalm eye shadow it could have been substituted for the Too Faced primer, EM mascara, Benefit Ka-brow and also for Ofra Lip Liner the EM Lip balm, Glam Glow or anything else seeing that I always receive stuff from those brands in previous glam bags. Ipsy repeating the same brand in glam bags over in over can become pretty boring. Even though the items that I received in prior glam bag are of a different shade, style etc.

Click to view other products that was included in July Glam Room

These are products that I received in prior glam bags

I swear I felt depress after seeing my glam room, I was so hoping for something different. I wouldn’t want to cancel since I get some stuff that I could really use and for the price, it is worth it. I hope Ipsy step their game up any time soon.

If you share the same sentiments as myself feel free to leave a comment below.

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Tione is a full-time student and a Blogger. When she is not in class she is actively working on her blog.

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