July Ipsy Makeup look

Hey guys,

It was my favorite day of the  month the other day. Ipsy day!  Yep, my ipsy bag came in, and it was full of amazing products.  I decided that the best way to tell you about it is by creating a full look using – almost- only the products from the bag.

 For this look I started with Rimmel London Lasting Finish foundation, and tried to blend it in with a Beaute Basics Blending sponge. I found this sponge to be too hard to work the way I wanted to I switched over to my normal foundation brush.  I tried again with for my concealer but still found it to be too hard.  Even running it under water I never really got soft enough to comfortably blend in my makeup.

On my cheeks I used Seraphine Botanicals Lychee + Gold blush.  I love this color, it’s a gorgeous peachy pink.  It’s very pigmented, but not too pigmented that you need to use extreme care when applying.  Then I used Tarte’s Amazonian Clay waterproof bronzer to contour.  I love Tarte, and this bronzer is great, it blends out so well.  I my bag I also received Nomad Cosmetics
Illuminating Highlighter in Midnight Sun.  This is the perfect highlighter to create a healthy glow.

For my eyes, I wanted to go for a bright but natural eye look.  So I used the Illuminating Highlighter all over my lid.  Then I took Tarte’s bronzer and blended it through my crease and in my outer corner.  Then I used Ciaté London Wonderwand Gel-Kohl Hybrid Liner in Black to line my eyes.  After that I took the brush from the other end of the pencil, to soften the upper lash line and to blend it through my lower lash line as well.  To finish my eyes I applied NYX Le Chick Flick waterproof mascara.

On my Lips I used NYX’s Whipped Lip & Cheek Soufflé from last months bag. Then finished the look with Rimmel London’s Stay Matte pressed powder to set everything and be sure that it’s all blended as well as it could be.

I love ipsy.  There is practically nothing that makes me happier then seeing the pretty pink package in the mail.  The bags are so cute, and so useful, I literally use them for so much, from makeup, to first aid, to coins, and as an actual wallet.  If you haven’t signed up you can do it here