Ipsy May 2014 Beauty Bag


Ipsy May 2014

Both myself and my daughter receive Ipsy beauty bags. This one is mine. I’ll post my daughter’s Ipsy bag next.

If you don’t already receive Ipsy’s Monthly Beauty Bags or haven’t heard of them, read on!

Michelle Phan has inspired countless women around the world through her beauty video tutorials on YouTube. Every day, the question Michelle gets asked the most is: “What are the right products for me?”

With infinite beauty product combinations in the marketplace, choosing the best items for your needs can be a challenge! That was why Michelle created ipsy. Michelle and her team of stylists have selected products they love, for you to try.

Each month, subscribers will receive a beautiful Ipsy Glam Bag with deluxe samples and full-sized beauty products. Members can watch and play along with the stylists with the same products that they are using. All for only $10 a month.

Go ahead, take the beauty quiz, get your first Ipsy Glam Bag, watch the videos, and create your own! Click on IPSY GLAM BAG to get started!

Now on to my May Ipsy Glam Bag goodies!

Avene water spray ipsy may

Sans Tan ipsy may
Sans Tan ipsy may
Pur lisse ipsy may
Pur lisse ipsy may
Sonya Dakar flash facial ipsy
Sonya Dakar flash facial ipsy



Hey Honey ipsy
Hey Honey ipsy

My favorite of all of these is the Avene Thermal Spring Water spray.  Its the perfect mist spray that doesn’t over saturate your face.

What did you receive in your May Ipsy Glam Bag?


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Beauty Blogger Spotlight Vol 5

Beauty Blogger Spotlight Vol 5

It’s that time again where FilipinaMacBarbie Spotlights a Beauty Blogger!  I’m so glad that I’ve started this series. I’ve been able to get to know the Beauties Behind the Blogs better and get to read and see all their articles in their corner of cyber space.

This weeks Spotlight goes to Loan from My Own Kind of Beautiful!

I love the blog name because, what may be your kind of beautiful isn’t mine and vis versa. That’s what makes this such a beautiful world! Literally ERRRRTHANG is Beautiful!  It may not be your kind of beautiful,  but it’s My kind of beautiful.

Now let’s get to know Loan just a lil bit better.


Name & Age: 

Loan, 26

Blog name & URL:

My Own Kind of Beautiful- http://myownkindofbeautiful.com/

How did you come up with your blog name?

After years of feeling really low in confidence and self esteem, I realized that I don’t look like the average girl, and definitely not like the airbrushed models I saw on TV. So I decided to embrace my own body. If I saw a look I like on someone else, I learned to tweak it a bit to make it wearable on me, to make it my own kind of beautiful 😉

When did you start blogging & Why did you start?

I only just started blogging and doing makeup tutorials on YouTube about a month ago, but it’s becoming so addicting! I started because I knew there were other girls out there in the very same situation that I’m in. We’re not all 5’10, with a size 2 body, flawless skin, and a beautiful mane of hair. I wanted to be able to help girls alter a certain makeup look or outfit, to make it look suitable and wearable on them. I wanted to help everyone find their own kind of beautiful.

What is your favorite part of being a blogger?

I’m not gonna lie, it was pretty terrifying at first. I didn’t think anybody would be interested in what I had to say or the content I was putting out, but my experience so far has been amazing! I love that I’m able to reach out to so many people, from all over the world. It’s such a humbling feeling knowing that girls from, as far away as, Scotland, Italy, and France are reading my blog, and enjoying it! It’s an awesome feeling.

What keeps you inspired to blog?

The feedback I’m getting from all my viewers. They have been so incredibly supportive and positive about the blog and YouTube channel, and that inspires me to put out more content for them.

Do you have regular beauty blogs that you read?

I love Beauty Broadcast because Emily is so sweet and funny, and her reviews on products are amazing! And she’s also beautiful.

What is your HOLY GRAIL beauty product and why?

Lip balm. Anyone who knows me knows that I apply lip balm every half hour. It’s a crazy addiction and a bit annoying.

Is there a beauty product that you’ve tried and will never try again? Why?

I’ve never tried any product that was so bad that I would put it in the “never again” pile. I do a lot of research before I buy anything, so I’ve always been happy with my products.

If you could go back in time to 5 years ago, what beauty tip would you give yourself?

Stop tanning, and use a high SPF sunscreen! I’m definitely paying for all those long hours in the sun without protection 🙁

What piece of advice would you give to new inspiring beauty bloggers?

Connect, connect, connect! With all our social media outlets today, it’s so important to reach out to other people and build your network. It’s a great way to bring in viewers and subscribers.


Now that we know the Beauty Behind the Blog, go connect with her on her social media platforms below.


I’m always on the lookout for Beauty Bloggers so if you’re one, send me your links so I can read all of your fascinating articles! !


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May Ipsy Beauty Bag 2014

May Ipsy Beauty Bag!!


Ipsy started rolling out the Sneek Peeks for May 2014!!


Ipsy Sneek Peek #1

 May 2014 Ipsy Bag

Pacifica Enlighten Eye Brightners

You can look at Karen’s Pacifica Enlighten Eye Brightners Review for more information and looks!

May 2014 Ipsy Sneek Peek #2

May 2014 Ipsy bag

Just in time for beach weather or just for wearing out in about in the sun.

Hang Ten Sunscreen SPF 50

Jersey Shore Cosmetics Anti-Aging Sunscreen

Ipsy Sneek Peek #3

Ipsy May 2014

Can you guess the products in this Ipsy Sneek Peek 3??


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ipsy may 2014

Are you excited to receive you IPSY MAY 2014 BEAUTY BAGS?!


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Monthly Beauty Subscription Boxes

Love beauty products but don’t want to spend so much darn money for that next new thing?

These are my favorite beauty boxes that I receive.

You get to test out a whole bunch of new things without breaking your bank!  Plus, it’s like receiving Birthday/Christmas presents EVERY month!

Who doesn’t like coming home to packages just screaming for you to open them?

You can also see my previous posts on my unboxing of the past boxes I’ve received.


beauty subscription box

With the Test Tube Beauty Subscription,  you will get a magazine covering all the lastest breakthrough in beauty, product innovations, celebrity beauty secrets and then some!

You’ll receive Deluxe samples and Full-Sized products from the HOTTEST beauty brands.

It’s $29.95 every two months.  It’s so worth it!


beauty subscription box

You love beauty. But between the business of everyday life — career, friends, workouts, date nights — you don’t always have time to discover the latest must-have products plus the brands creating buzz.

That’s why Sample Society clues you in to the best-of-the-best in beauty, without you having to do any guesswork or legwork. Each month, our beauty experts handpick five deluxe-sized samples (read: you can use them more than once) from the world’s best luxury brands, then deliver them right to your doorstep. Finding your new favorites — and enjoying what’s new in beauty — couldn’t be any easier.

For $15 a month, you’ll receive:
  • 5 deluxe-sized samples from brands like Alterna, Diptyque, Dermalogica and By Terry.
  • $15 monthly gift code to redeem on a $50 purchase — when any product from the brands you sampled is included in your order.
  • An exclusive mini-mag filled with tips and beauty news from the editors of Allure.


Ipsy beauty bag

For only $10 a month, you’ll receive 5 Deluxe samples and Full-Sized beauty products plus a makeup bag.

I’ve been getting this one for a year now and I’ve loved every bag so far.


January GlossyBox

You’ll receive 5 Luxury beauty products every month.

I’ve been getting this box forever too and loved every box!

So, are you a beauty fanatic???

These are filled with great beauty products from all over the world! I’m glad I found out about them so now I’m telling the rest of the world about them!!

You’ll receive cosmetics,  skin care, cosmetic tools, and hair care products from all of them that I’ve mentioned.


Do you receive any of these monthly beauty subscriptions?


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