So Susan LipLove Bag – September

My September LipLove Bag from So Susan has arrived and this month’s theme is ‘New Beginnings’. The pretty canvas bag features a quote from Paulo Coelho inspiring us to take a leap of faith, say goodbye to the old and start anew, and tucked inside, as usual, are four makeup items plus a bonus accessory.

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First out of the bag is the So Susan LipoPout in Paris (RRP £12.95). I was so excited to receive my first lipstick from So Susan and this is a brand new launch. However despite its lovely, creamy texture and great longevity I was disappointed that they didn’t send out a more wearable shade. The peachy nude shade of the lipstick is a little like wearing concealer on the lips and I think it’s a colour very few people can pull off. I would definitely like to try this in a different colour however as the formula is great.

The second product in this month’s bag is Trifle Cosmetics Royal Icing (RRP £13.95), a loose, iridescent powder that lends the complexion a healthy radiance. The formula is infused with skin-friendly Jojoba and Apricot oils, designed to keep skin hydrated, and the texture is so light and very finely milled.

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The third item in this month’s bag is the So Susan Featherlash Mascara (RRP £17.95) which claims to delivers volume, length and long-lasting wear. The formula boasts Silk Amino Acids and Moringa Seed Extract to help condition lashes and is water-resistant, ensuring beautiful lashes that go the distance. The wand is generously packed with bristles and the formula, while quite thin, coats each lash effortlessly without clumping. I felt the mascara added more length than volume, but the overall look was very pretty, well defined lashes.

The final item is Jelly Pong Pong Caribbean Sun in Bahamas (RRP £15.95). Infused with Argan oil and Mango Butter this fragrance-free blush and bronzer duo gives you a radiant, sun-kissed complexion. The powder is nicely pigmented and applies very smoothly, blending well. Overall this is a great two in one product.

The bonus item in this month’s line-up is the Unmask Ring.

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Despite the lipstick colour not really being to my taste this is still a great bag from So Susan, with the highlight for me being the Royal Icing, a product that gives the skin such a beautiful yet subtle glow. As always the LipLove bag offers up an array of pretty cosmetics that also pack a punch formula-wise. Add to that the cruelty-free, no nasties ethos of So Susan and you have the perfect package for discerning makeup fans everywhere; all for just £14.95 per month!

You can still get your hands on September’s LipLove bag here.


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