This was the first IPSY Glam Bag X, and I really liked the assortment. Sure, there was one dud (I see you 111SKIN) but the bag overall felt full of higher end brands that I was excited to try. Spending $55 to get that Huda palette, Patrick Ta blush, Pat McGrath mascara, and other goodies I really liked felt like a total steal. All in all, this bag has a total value of $555 which is wild for a $55 box. Even if I minus out the 111SKIN product I disliked (the highest value in the box) I still have $285 worth of value. This feels like a win to me! Read more...
More Staff Reviews of Ipsy Glam Bag X
- $55 per quarter
- Ships to US
- Founded in 2020
May 4, 2021
"Glam Bag X don’t waste your money"
Huge waste of money and just very frustrated This bag couldn’t possibly be personalized I got dark brown hair I’m getting a blonde eyebrow marker, For 58.26 after tax. I got 8 items I’ll never use. What a joke. Stick with their $12 bag you get better items..stuff you might actually use. Don’t bother to complain they can’t or won’t do anything about it. When every item that was picked for you is on your rare list or doesn’t match to you. They told me to try the blonde eyebrow marker I might be surprised, yeah surprised I look like an idiot!
May 3, 2021
"Bait & Switch spoilers, low quality items, horrible value for your value"
May 2021! More people should be leaving 1 star reviews given how deceitful Ipsy was to bait and switch us with Charlotte Tillbury Magic Cream and Herbivore Facial while giving us poor quality eyeshadow pallets, $20 brow pen, and cheap lippies. At $55, Glam Bag X (GBX) is the same cost of 2 Glam Bag Plus, which would entitle you to 10 full size items, 6 from choice categories, as well as 2 deluxe size sample add on's. With GBX, you only get 8 items total, and a mix of makeup, skincare, and gadgets. The May X spoiler featured very coveted high end skincare, and most of us did not get the hero items which made us sign up, and those hero items were presented as if each person would get 1 or the other. Products included in X for most people don't belong in a higher tier $55 bag, but rather the GB Plus. Glam Bag Ultimate was a failure given the horrible product offerings and lack of value, and customer response made the Ultimate die in about a year. Let's see how long X would last.
May 3, 2021
"If you’re thinking about subscribing....DON’T"
Sure, the spoilers look amazing! They bait you with the premise that you will receive one of these luxury items, but it’s the same old bait and switch. Ipsy has become masters at it!!!! I was under the impression that every subscriber for the May Glam Bag X was going to receive either one of the two hero items this month - Charlotte Tilsbury Magic Cream or the Herbivore Prism. Instead, I got a lot neither along with a lot of other people, while some got BOTH!!! Also, they rarely follow your profile. You have better chances of winning the lottery than you do getting a decent bag. Also, they add extra add-on selections to some members and not others. They are very unfair in their business practices!!!! Don’t fall into the trap! Trust me, your wallet and your sanity will thank me!
Mar 3, 2021
I thought the GlamX launch was great and I'll be hanging around for the May bag. :) I had a few disappointments, like not getting the PT brow wax or the Private Dr Minus serum, but the other things I got in place of those were fine. That PT blush is beautiful! I'm thrilled with the Babe Lash and the Huda palette and I'm really enjoying the facial massager that's quick to add in to my morning and night routines. The only thing I was meh about was the mascara. I'm a tubular girl now because of Thrive, so regular racoon eye mascara won't be used. I rate the box 5 stars. Totally worth the price!
I love everything that I received the my GBX!❤
Pretty disappointed in this launch. I can look past getting another black mascara . But the About-Face liquid lipstick was like chalk, and went on flakey and splotchy, but still also managed to smear like grease! And the Sonic T-Bar Facial Massager is defective - the battery chamber is so small there is no way to get the battery in it. I tried from both the top and the bottom of the device, since it unscrews into 3 pieces. The only way to get the battery in is to twist it, and then it jams about 1/3 of the way in. It got to the point where I was worried about the battery breaking if I tried to force it any more. I don't know if I got a bad one but the item is totally useless.
I liked the Huda palette and the Yensa eye cream, so I can't 1-star the whole box. Those items are nice. But I'm not going to continue with the upgrade if this is the quality that can be expected.
I loved my Glam Bag X when it arrived! I’ve been with Ipsy for years. I feel like they follow my profile well. The few items that are not for me, I have no problem gifting. I think keeping an open mind for products/brands received is the key to fully enjoy this subscription.
I’ m pretty happy with my x bag. Glad I’m not getting the two step brow wax since I don’t have enough brow hair to wax. I use a pencil. Also glad I’m not getting dry shampoo. Happy to get the Huda pallet and the mascara.
I’ m pretty happy with my x bag. Glad I’m not getting the two step brow wax since I don’t have enough brow hair to wax. I use a pencil. Also glad I’m not getting dry shampoo. Happy to get the Hudson pallet and the mascara.
I’ m pretty happy with my x bag. Glad I’m not getting the two step brow wax since I don’t have enough brow hair to wax. I use a pencil. Also glad I’m not getting dry shampoo.
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