Pixi Beauty Lash Booster Mascara in Blacket Black – Gave this mascara a try and while it certainly didn’t “boost” my lashes or give much volume like I was expecting, it didn’t clump and gave a very natural “my lashes but better (and darker)” look. Receive 20% off any purchase at pixibeauty.com with code: PIXI+IPSY.
Chella Dazzling Dark Brown Pencil – I have only used powder on my brows, but have been considering buying a pencil so I was very happy to see this in my bag. My brows are VERY dark and this was a bit lighter but actually blended pretty well to give a natural look. The formula is very smooth and creamy and the mechanical design ensures an always defined tip. Also, while I’m not used to seeing such a skinny brow pencil, I do love the size – makes it very easy to handle and create precise brows. Receive 20% off any purchase at chella.com with code: BROWPENCIL.
Pacifica Alight Multi-Mineral BB Cream – I’ve been getting a lot of Pacifica in my bags recently, but I don’t really mind because so far I’ve liked everything I’ve received. This BB Cream claims to have “specialized mineral pigments that instantly adjust to your skin shade” – well, it’s not instant, but with some good blending it eventually does. It leaves your skin feeling hydrated and with a natural and dewey look, but there’s VERY light coverage and it leaves a little bit too much shimmer for my liking. Would have been nice if it came in a slightly bigger tube (I’ll probably only get 2-3 uses out of this) and included SPF as well. Receive 20% off any purchase at pacificaperfume.com with code: IPSY20.
Michael Todd Jojoba Charcoal Facial Scrub – I’ve been wanting to get my hands on some Michael Todd Skincare products so I was probably most excited about this product. I’ve heard people say Michael Todd products are the best thing since sliced bread and also that they’re overhyped and not all they’re cracked up to be. Who’s right? Well, I haven’t tried this out yet because I’m saving this for my second California trip in two weeks, but I’ll definitely let you all know. What I can say is that it’s a decent sample size, has no overpowering fragrance, and claims to gently exfoliate, remove impurities, and leave skin feeling fresh and smooth. We shall see… Receive 30% off any purchase at michaeltoddtrueorganics.com with code: AUGIPSY.