I *just* missed out on the October bag last year! I was starting to discover subscriptions last fall after finding an article about Birchbox in a magazine. I signed up for their waitlist and was still waiting for a spot to open up when I found MUT and learned about Ipsy & all the other subs. I got the Nov 2012 bag, and fell in love! (Also, that bag was amazing! Benefit, The Balm, BareMinerals, Nailtini, and Starlet - ok, the last two were just OK, but I wasn't on black eyeliner overload at that point and only had about 3 nail polishes!) all in one bag! And I found my HG Mascara (Benefit's They're Real) in that bag and it's come full circle with me hosting an Ipsy/Benefit LashBash tomorrow!
The chevron bag was my first bag I think! I signed up for Birchbox and Glossybox first because I was spending tons of money at Sephora and watching a lot of youtube videos and I discovered beauty boxes that way. I waited on Ipsy though, since everyone was mad at there service before they changed there name. And then I kept adding subs thinking I was going to drop some and it still hasn't happened.... lol... I really need to though.