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We’re Spilling on All Our Favorite IPSY Product Finds We Can’t Live Without


Like discovering the most flattering pair of jeans or the ideal coffee order that makes you feel human again in the morning, finding a beauty product that alters your routine for the better is a total game-changer. In honor of our upcoming 10 year anniversary (that’s 120 Glam Bags!), we asked 22 IPSY staffers to share the beauty products they’ve discovered through their Glam Bag, Glam Bag Plus, and Glam Bag X subscriptions that now live rent free in their medicine cabinets. Want to know what IPSY staffers can’t live without? Here are all the beauty products we’re crossing our fingers we get in our own Glam Bags each month (and stealing from work if we don’t).

1. HANHOO Blemish Patches

HANHOO Blemish Patches

“I love these little stickers! Whenever I feel a spot coming on, I’ll apply one of these patches to help calm things down. Using them makes dealing with breakouts way easier—and, as a bonus, you can wear them on a Zoom call and no one can tell.” - Susan Muramoto, Senior Copywriter



“Milk...as a fragrance? Yep, and it’s *so* good. This gourmand scent is sweet (but not sickly), woodsy (but not overpowering), and second skin-like—all thanks to notes of marshmallow, mahogany, and musk. I can’t stop sniffing this!” - Hannah Cassidy, Senior Beauty Editor

3. SWEET CHEF Turmeric + Vitamin C Booster Eye Cream

SWEET CHEF Turmeric + Vitamin C Booster Eye Cream

“Give me turmeric everything: in my food, as a tea, and on my skin. The ingredient’s natural anti-inflammatory properties are good for you from head to toe. It’s a featured ingredient in this eye cream and paired with vitamin C to help reduce puffiness, brighten under eyes, and give you that fresh, awake feeling.” - Pia Bhattacharya, Senior Beauty Editor

4. BENEFIT COSMETICS They’re Real Magnet Mascara

BENEFIT COSMETICS They’re Real Magnet Mascara

“Mascara is the one thing I never leave the house without, so I’m always testing new ones to find the best one. I’ve been obsessed with this one from BENEFIT ever since I received it in a Glam Bag. It makes my lashes super long and separated without getting clumpy. What more could I ask for?” - Lucy Zimmer, Brand Operations Specialist

5. ARACELI BEAUTY Ojos Perfectos Gel Pencil Eyeliner in Gold / Dorado

ARACELI BEAUTY Ojos Perfectos Gel Pencil Eyeliner in Gold / Dorado

“One of my favorite products that I discovered through IPSY is this eyeliner. It is one of my favorite eyeliners everrrrrr. It is so creamy, lasts all day and just really adds a nice touch even on those days when I'm wearing little to no makeup. I just add it to my lower lash line and my inner corners, and I'm ready for the day.” - Jane Garcia, Site Marketing Program Manager

6. MURAD Rapid Relief Acne Spot Treatment

MURAD Rapid Relief Acne Spot Treatment

“I have had acne since I was a teenager, and it has unfortunately continued into my adult life. Plus, the added complications of maskne have enhanced my struggles lately. This spot treatment ended up being a lifesaver. Overnight, I felt the swelling go down on an early stage whitehead, and it also helped ease the blemish into healing without scarring. I keep this on the top shelf of my bathroom vanity for whenever I feel a zit getting ready to make itself comfortable on my face.” - Michelle Signorella, Merchant

7. REFRESHMENTS Dazzling 5-Blade Razor

REFRESHMENTS Dazzling 5-Blade Razor

“The Refreshments Dazzling Razor is by far my favorite product I’ve gotten to try through IPSY. The design is just so smart. It hands upside down so it can actually dry properly, and the handle is weighted so the blades don’t touch the surface and get gross. Why would you use anything else? Plus the five blades grab every single hair, so you don’t have to run it over your skin a million times.” - Corinne Lee, Refreshments Copywriter

8. ANASTASIA BEVERLY HILLS Dip Brow Gel in Ash Brown


“This product changed my eyebrows forever. I can either brush it through my brows and have it add color and incredible hold all day or take an angled brush and use the dip brow gel to fill and define my brows. This stuff does not budge and makes my brows look amazing.” - Bethany Blair, Director of Production

9. PURLISSE BEAUTY Radiant Glow Illuminating BB Cream SPF 30 in Medium

PURLISSE BEAUTY Radiant Glow Illuminating BB Cream SPF 30 in Medium

“I discovered PURLISSE in a Glam Bag, and their BB creams are really nice! I love that it has SPF and light coverage, which is great for me since I have little time to get ready.” - Sheila Reyes-Ordonez, Content Producer

10. TATCHA The Rice Wash

TATCHA The Rice Wash

“Tatcha The Rice Wash is my go-to everyday cleanser. It’s a pH-neutral, gentle cream cleanser that leaves my skin clean and soft without stripping away moisture. It helps to balance my combination skin, and it feels super luxurious to use. It’s become an essential part of my skincare routine.” - Sarah Hahn, Senior Content Strategist

11. BANILA CO Clean it Zero Pore Clarifying Cleansing Balm

BANILA CO Clean it Zero Pore Clarifying Cleansing Balm

“Most cleansing oils and balms irritate my eyes, but this one is gentle yet effective—plus, I love the sherbet-y texture as it melts off every trace of waterproof makeup.” - Lindsay Bukiet, Senior Project Manager

12. HIPDOT Sun Goddess Face Palette

HIPDOT Sun Goddess Face Palette

“This palette has four beautiful shades that are meant to be blushes and highlighters, but I wear them everywhere: as blush, eyeshadow, bronzer and highlighter. Honestly, in most palettes I find maybe one or two colors that I'll wear max,  but I love every shade in this quad. Plus, the formulas are super blendable and have just the right amount of age-appropriate, subtle shimmer for a summery glow. I also love that they are vegan. It can be tough to find vegan formulas that pack that much punch.” - Lani Kuramoto, Senior Vice President of Marketing

13. SKYN ICELAND Pure Cloud Cream

SKYN ICELAND Pure Cloud Cream

“Working at IPSY has provided such an amazing opportunity to be introduced to so many new brands and products. I've especially loved a lot of the skincare products I wouldn't have normally bought or tried. One of my favorites is the SKYN ICELAND Pure Cloud cream, which has peptides in it. It smells amazing, is super hydrating, isn't greasy, and helps with the appearance of my fine lines. I use it day and night.” - Jenna Habayeb, Chief Brand Officer

14. CHARLOTTE TILBURY Charlotte’s Magic Cream

CHARLOTTE TILBURY Charlotte’s Magic Cream

“It puts the bounce back into my skin, even if I am tired, spent too much time in the sun, or even not eating well. This face cream is so luxurious, it makes me feel like I just got a facial.” - Mary Kaufman, Senior Manager, Business & Legal Affairs

15. THRIVE CAUSEMETICS Liquid Lash Extensions Mascara™ in Brynn

THRIVE CAUSEMETICS Liquid Lash Extensions Mascara™ in Brynn

“My favorite product that I discovered at IPSY is this THRIVE mascara. I'm obsessed! It does everything I need a mascara to do. It opens my eyes, lengthens, and doesn't flake off.” - Claudia Ferreira, Senior Manager, Brand Operations

16. BEAUTYSTAT Universal C Skin Refiner

BEAUTYSTAT Universal C Skin Refiner

“I got this magical vitamin C cream in my Glam Bag, and it has been a staple in my routine ever since. As someone who has a lot of dark spots and uneven skin tone, I find that this helps even out my tone, and it gives me a brightening glow that I desperately need in the mornings. I'm so glad IPSY helped me discover this product and love even more that I can snag it at a deal that is far more affordable than its retail value.” - Mary Alsfield, Graphic Designer

17. HANALEI COMPANY Sugar Lip Scrub


“I have full lips that tend to dry out easily. This lip scrub is part of my bedtime routine, and I wake up with refreshed (and even plumper!) lips.” - Diana Maciel, Creative Director

18. SUNDAY RILEY Good Genes All-in-One Lactic Acid Treatment

SUNDAY RILEY Good Genes All-in-One Lactic Acid Treatment

“I love me an acid, and recently I've been hooked on SUNDAY RILEY’s treatment starring a lesser-known alpha-hydroxy acid (AHA). This lactic acid formula is gentler and milder than popular glycolic acid, while boasting all of the powerful exfoliating and hydrating benefits.” - Tiffany Tse, Editorial Director

19. YOUTH TO THE PEOPLE Superberry Hydrate + Glow Dream Mask

YOUTH TO THE PEOPLE Superberry Hydrate + Glow Dream Mask

“I received this in my Glam Bag, and I am obsessed. It was one of the first overnight masks I found that not only works and smells good but also does not make me break out. On top of that, when I put it on at night, I get a great close shave in the morning. Love it.” - Corey Weiss, Vice President, Marketing Partnerships

20. VERSO SKINCARE Night Cream


“I’m obsessed with the VERSO Night Cream, which I discovered through IPSY. I love the formula: it’s lightweight but active, works at night while you sleep with its unique Retinol 8 complex, and it’s rich in antioxidants to boost collagen production and diminish the look of fine lines and wrinkles. This is something that I greatly appreciate due to my late nights and early mornings as a working mom. I especially appreciate that the product smooths and softens without being greasy. I wake up every morning feeling radiant.” - Emine ErSelcuk, Senior Vice President, Merchandising

21. HEY HONEY Good Morning Honey Silk Facial Serum

HEY HONEY Good Morning Honey Silk Facial Serum

“I discovered HEY HONEY's Good Morning Honey Facial Silk Serum through IPSY, and it is the one product I will buy over and over again. My skin feels noticeably softer, hydrated, and overall happy when I use it. Two of my best friends now swear by it as well. Trust, it is a game changer!” - Julia Lee, Social Media Manager

22. NATURELAB. TOKYO Perfect Shine Clarifying Scalp Scrub

NATURELAB. TOKYO Perfect Shine Clarifying Scalp Scrub

“I’ll be the first to admit I probably overdo it with dry shampoo, but what can I say? I just can’t quit the extended time between wash days and the effortless volume it offers. But ever since I discovered this scalp scrub in my Glam Bag, I feel less bad about my dry shampoo obsession. This stuff gets rid of all the build-up and gunk on my scalp and feels a fresh start after every use.” - Maddie Aberman, Senior Beauty Editor

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Article Last Updated August 30, 2021 12:00 AM