July 2015 Ipsy Bag

This month's IPSY Bag's theme is Summer Lovin and from the contents of the bag, I couldn't agree more. In the summer, I find myself using less makeup as it's so hot out, that I don't want half my face melting off with sweat.. (so attractive eh?)

Usually I go for a light tinted moisturizer or foundation, concealer and some bronzer, cream foundation and a lip tint - this package was perfect for me this month and I got the chance to try out some products I haven't previously done before as well!

This month's bag includes:
1. Octavio Molina Hair - La Playa sea Salt Spray Infused with Algae Extract
2. Aurora - Gel Effect Nail Polish
3. Be a Bombshell Cosmetics - Lip Balm (tinted)
4. Tarte - Deluxe Amazonian Clay Waterproof Bronzer (Park Ave Princess)
5. Vasanti - Brighten Up! Exfoliating Cleanser! - Quite excited to try this, I love trying out new exfoliators!

So far, I've tried out most of the products, so I'll give a mini review below:

1. Aurora Gel Effect Nail Polish - Love the formula and staying power. I went 6 days without chipping and I'm always using my hands - whether it may be doing chores, washing dishes, cooking or working. That's pretty impressive. Only downside I can think of is the polish brush is a bit wide. So I had to be really careful with the pinky and most of the time, painting to the edges was a bit difficult due to its flat U-shaped brush.

2. Octavio Hair Spray - I spray this in my hair after I've created loose curls for a soft wavey look. Pretty good, not sure if I'd repurchase as most of the time I just use a light setting spray and its fine, and this didn't create beachy waves on my dead straight hair. The only way this worked for me is if I already created texture myself. 

3. Tarte - Bronzer, I have tried this previously before a few times. I haven't used it this time yet, however I already know what to expect :) It's a good product! However, as for its waterproof capabilities, I wouldnt go diving in a pool with this on and expect it to stay. It does however stay on even if you happen to sweat a bit or if it rains. 

What are some of the products you got this month in your Ipsy Bag? If you've subscribed to other beauty subscription services and love it, please share!


  1. Oh you got the tarte bronzer! :) I saw that one the preview, lucky you!

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