Friday, June 4th, 2010

Choose or Lose


Do you carry makeup with you in your purse?

  • There's a lipgloss or two... (39%, 1,263 Votes)
  • Yes, but just what I'm using that day. (31%, 990 Votes)
  • Yep, I have a whole makeup bag! (19%, 613 Votes)
  • Nah, don't usually! (10%, 320 Votes)
  • Other - I'll tell you in the comments! (1%, 25 Votes)

Total Voters: 3,211

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44 thoughts on “Do you carry makeup with you in your purse?

  1. Marta Fernandes

    I carry an assortment of lipsticks/lipglosses and whatever pencil eyeliner I’m wearing that day.

  2. Scientific Housewife

    I never know what may happen so I keep one of everything in my bag, just in case :)

  3. Vanessa

    I have a makeup bag, but all it has is bandaids, eyedrops, lip balm, blotting papers, floss, mirror and advil!

  4. Virginia

    I only carry pressed powder and the lipstick/gloss I’m using that day with me.

  5. Steffi

    really just lipgloss or a lip balm but nothing else

  6. Jessica

    the only makeup i carry with me is a million glosses and my favorite lipsticks, but nothing else.

  7. Nina

    I usually carry MAC concealer, YSL touch eclat, a khol(the days I use it) and two lipglosses just in case if :)

  8. A few lip products and pressed powder for touch ups.

  9. katleen

    juste my blotpowder and one lipgloss =)

  10. Andrea

    I do standard have a lip balm in my purse and my solid parfum.
    Sometimes i put the eyeliner i am using that day and the lipstick am wearing that day ( If am wearing make up).

  11. I normally just carry blotting powder and retractable kabuki but on the rare occasion that I use lip products, I carry that too.

  12. Sara

    I keep an emergency kit of stuff! Along with some necessities (like mini deodorant and tylenol) I also have an eyeliner, lipgloss and mascara! You never know when you need to get glam in a hurry ;)

  13. Profile wp-user-avatar wp-user-avatar-60 alignnone photo of Mimi MimiG323

    several lipglosses, a lip color, BB blemish stick, BB corrector, mascara, and black eyeliner. and thats the minimum:) I started carrying a small bag of essentials after reading the BB Makeup Manual.

  14. Lynniekae

    I sure do!!

    Right now I’ve got my daily stash in a peppy pink Mally makeup bag. It has mostly glosses in it, but I do also carry a lip liner, eyeliner, mascara, and my powder. Sometimes I carry shadows. I wake up at 5:15am, and have to be out of the house in 40 mins, so I usually put my makeup on at work. Otherwise, I’d just carry gloss and mascara.

  15. Caroline

    I always bring consealer and powder. the I live at home.

  16. Nicole

    During school, I only carried lip gloss and powder. I don’t like a heavy bag. But since I’m working lonnnng days for my summer job, I’m carrying around more. Powder and blush for touchups, maybe even extra lipstick and eyeliner…I feel like I start to look like a zombie half way through the day. So a quick fix in the bathroom is a MUST!! LOL.

  17. Profile wp-user-avatar wp-user-avatar-60 alignnone photo of Joyce JillyB

    Only lipstick and lipgloss, but I carry at least a dozen, if not more, at any one time.

  18. JamieJamez

    I tend to have a few trinkets in my purse like currently I have Mac’s naked honey skin salve, Mac’s e/s in GO, carmex lip balm in strawberry, eco-tool’s kabuki brush and evian facial spray. But in my trunk I have my over night bag with other purses and each has a few items of there own.

  19. Sari

    I feel like such a guy when I tell people this but even though I have quite a few nice purses , I rarely actually carry one with me , pockets are good enough :)

  20. Kim L

    Yeah, usually a lipgloss or two or six, that I only remember when my lips are really dry.

  21. Sweeda88

    I only keep my lipstick/gloss and face powder in my purse. I don’t need to touch up anything else!

  22. Nicole

    I usually carry a Blot Powder and some lip products with me.

  23. I have ginormous purses but I don’t usually carry makeup in them. I’m kind of a germophobe and I remember reading how dirty a purse actually was, being on the floor at times and dirty hands touching the straps etc. :S

  24. LiLi

    Nope. Nada. But that might have to do w/ the fact I don’t carry a purse.

    Although my collection has a couple hundred products, I’m still the girl that only has a lipbalm in per pocket.

  25. Catherine

    I carry a chapstick, a lipgloss or 2, and Blot powder.

  26. AmyVA

    I carry a single pressed powder compact, and about 10 long-wearing lipstick colors (which is probably about 8 too many for any given day!!) I am really a lip color junkie, I guess.

  27. Diana

    I carry concealer, a brow/eyeliner compact, a lipstick wallet that holds 3 lipsticks, a NARS multiple, and a lip pencil.

  28. May

    I start work early in the morning so I have powder, lipsticks, glosses, mascara, eyelash curler, eyebrow pencil, lotion, eye drops. I also have a small makeup bag a work as well and no I don’t put on make-up while driving.

  29. Vickie

    i do i have a little bag from the last MAC holiday collection and i always have a mac tendertone a 209se brush mini zoom lash mascara and whatever lip combo i wear that day.

  30. paige

    I ALWAYS have the MAC cremesheenglass in boy bait, whatever lipgloss I’m wearing that day and my Little Vi, because if someone ever robbed my house, I’m sure that’s what they’d take first!

  31. Joanna

    I always carry my pressed powder, and my daily lipstick/lipglass and lip pencil.

  32. Leenie

    I use to carry a makeup bag with me where ever I went but now I just carry what ever I’m using for that day its usually lip gloss & lipstick and a eyeliner.

  33. Christina

    I always have a black eyeliner and black mascara. They don’t leave the purse. And there is always an array of lip color. I barely use them…I don’t know why they are there.

  34. Alison

    Lately I’ve been carrying a lip balm, a gloss, and an eyeliner pen.

  35. A pressed powder (MAC Studio Fix Powder Plus Foundation NC25) and a whole army of lipsticks and lipglosses. :D

  36. downtownbebebrown

    I have the following:
    Clinique Duo Lipgloss & Mascara,
    Chapstick,
    Clinique Powder Compact w/ Sponge,
    Lipstick of the Day
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    Thats all folks!

  37. Profile wp-user-avatar wp-user-avatar-60 alignnone photo of Krista HebrideanSprite

    I usually carry about 5 lip items with me all the time, I tend to forget there in there :D

  38. Michelle

    I have a Tous makeup bag that I bought in Spain last year that I just love. It’s just the right size and seems to fit in all but my smallest purses. I do, however, find that I have to go through it every once in awhile to see if I really do need all the things that are in there. More often than not, I end up taking things out. I do feel that I benefit from having a make up bag in my purse at all times, if possible. A lady never knows when she’s going to need something, and it’s nice to know you have it if you need it.

  39. Profile wp-user-avatar wp-user-avatar-60 alignnone photo of Liz Liz

    I usually carry around things like the lipstick/gloss I’m using for the day, maybe an eyeliner and occasionally a blush. I don’t carry any powder or foundation around though.

  40. Princess Lolli

    I only carry lip items (gloss, stick, stains, etc.) but I have so many of them in my purse it’s as heavy as if I were just carrying around basics. At least a third of my lip collection ends up living in my purse.

  41. Aimee

    i usually carry concealer, face powder and a MAC 168 brush everywhere i go – mainly because my eyes have a tendency to water and ruin the concealer underneath ( i have very dark circles/bags). if i’m on a night out i usually carry mascara, eyeliner and a neutral lipstick/lip conditioner too.

  42. Haley

    I don’t usually carry anything but a million lip products. I’ll put whatever I’m wearing that day in my bag, and then never take it out.

  43. Oana

    Always have a little makeup baggie inside my purse with blot powder and a kabuki, then stuff for whatever I’m wearing that day on my lips–usually karite lip balm, prep and prime lip, lip liner, and lipstick, and a lip brush. I only have eyeliner with me if I’m wearing it on my lower water line :)