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Ipsy Glam Bag for September 2013 and there were a few different variations this month. I think that out of the variations I've seen this is by far the least value and kind of a dud bag. I don't usually have to worry about value when it comes to Ipsy but since they started doing bag variations it has become an issue for me and many others. I will go into that in more detail below lets get on to the contents of this bag.
This months' theme is Classic Beauty
NYX Eyeshadow Single in Sparkle White
I think this is full size but I'm not 100% certain I haven't been able to find a size for it online. I like NYX so this is a welcome edition.
It's So Big! Mascara by Elizabeth Mott
I haven't heard of this brand before and I just received another mascara last month that I haven't had a chance to crack open yet so it will take me a minute to get to this. This is a deluxe sample size I would say and its in black.
Starlooks Kohl Eyeliner in Obsidian
I actually need a new black liner I just ran out of my tried and true UD so I'm looking forward to giving this one a spin.
John Freida Full Repair Shampoo and Conditioner
Sigh really Ipsy John Freida? You can do better I know you can. I don't mind drugstore products but this really brings down the bag in my opinion.
EM by Michelle Phan Sample Card
These colors look nice but you can't really get a good feel for a product from a sample card.
The companies that were featured this month were Butter London, Cailyn, Chella, Freeman beauty, John Freida, Elizabeth Mott, J. Cat Beauty, Jesse's Girl, NYX Pop Beauty, Skyn Iceland, Starlooks, and Victoria Jackson.
There are a few bag variations this month and while I'm not sure as to the number I'm sure mine is one of the most disappointing. When Ipsy first started doing variations I was okay with it because it was mostly colors or one or two products now it seems as they grow so are the number of variations. I kind of like to be able to get the same bag as everyone else without having too much bag envy, one of the reasons I ditched Birchbox was because they had too many different boxes and the values varied largely. I don't want Ipsy to become a bag full of many variations because in my experience when this happens the value in the bags is lessened. While some people get the most desired products and others get left overs from other months and less valued items. I understand that not all companies want to offer up the number of products to Ipsy subscriber ratio but I think they can find a happy balance if they include at least one like value big ticket item in each bag.
So there is my plea to Ipsy please don't become a giant bag of variations, I like you just the way you are.
What do you think of the September 2013 Ipsy Glam Bag?