Friday, March 1st, 2013

Choose or Lose


How many lip products are you in your purse/makeup bag?

  • 1-5 products (66%, 3,036 Votes)
  • 6-10 products (21%, 978 Votes)
  • More than 15 products (7%, 345 Votes)
  • 11-15 products (5%, 230 Votes)
  • Other - I'll tell you in the comments! (1%, 19 Votes)

Total Voters: 4,608

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38 thoughts on “How many lip products are you in your purse/makeup bag?

  1. Avatar of Taylor Taylor

    I have a separate makeup bag just for my lip products. Oops.

    • Avatar of rebecca blueraccoon

      I do too! I used to have two, one for lipsticks/glosses and one for lip balms, but I’ve consolidated. Now I have one bag for lip products plus whatever else I toss in my bag. It’s kind of ridiculous, how many lippies I carry around with me.

  2. Avatar of Amy xamyx

    I usually keep only 1-3 in my purse at all times, which are a lip balm (always), and maybe a lipstick and/or gloss, if I happen to wear it that day. I’m a bit OCD about taking makeup out of my purse at night, and putting it away in the proper place(s). Idon’t carry a separate makeup bag day-to-day, but when I do, I still only carry what I will definitely use that day. I’ve had too many items get lost (some irreplaceable) that I put in that extra bit of effort to keep track.

  3. Janelle

    It seems bad that I have ten, but I forget that they are in there and end up just throwing in a new one based on whatever color I am picked when I did my makeup at home that day. I always take them out on the weekend and then the cycle starts again come Monday! LOL

  4. Avatar of Emily 18thCenturyFox

    Wow if I kept more then 5 I would start losing them. I have so many lip products, MU bags and my purse is so big I need to keep it manageable.

  5. Two tubes of lip balm. Minimum.

  6. Kimberly

    I no longer keep my makeup with me since I don’t touch up during the day, but lip products I’m always reapplying — I have 2 tinted lip balms, 2 UD giant lip pencils, 2 UD glosses, 2 Revlon lip butters, and 2 lipsticks (Benefit and Eliz Arden). All different colors. I’m a fan of options while on the go, I guess.

  7. Avatar of Rebecca Rebecca

    On a daily basis I take chapstick and a lipgloss with me. Perfect for touchups and they go with everything!
    But if I’m wearing a statement lip I’ll bring the lipstick with me in my bag too.

  8. I usually take one lip balm and one gloss with me for on the go, and then the rest stays at home.

  9. Avatar of Dee GUSnail

    I have 4 in there today, but that’s just because I took out another 4 this morning.

  10. I always have a mini benetint and a jack black lip balm (lemon) then sometimes I’ll have a lipstick or two in there, never more than 5. o_o

  11. In my purse, I have a chapstick and a lipgloss. I also have a chapstick on my night table by my bed, and a bunch of other chapsticks and lipglosses in a separate makeup bag. I’m really trying to use them all up and give some of my unused ones to friends because I have so many! It’s kind of ridiculous. xD

  12. KF

    Whoops, didn’t realize this was asking what you take with you – usually just chapstick and whatever lipstick I’m wearing. But I have a major lipstick collection, it’s the only makeup I wear regularly.

  13. Liz

    I always keep a lip balm in my purse. Depending on what I’m doing/whers I’m going, I add an extra lip balm. When it comes to coloured lip products, well… I always keep a lip gloss and a Revlon lip butter (Coralista from Benefit and Peach Parfait from Revlon), just in case… And if I’m wearing anything else, well, I throw a couple more options in my purse, just in case, and I usually forget I threw them in my purse until the next time I want to wear them.
    (I’m trying to be reasonale on the ‘just in case’ thing, because, hey, what can possibly happen to you if you’re just wearing a lip balm, right? IIIrd world war?!)

  14. Avatar of PinkProvocateur Pink Provocateur

    Four Chanel Glossimers and a Rouge Coco Shine have permanent residence in my every day bag.

  15. Avatar of Veronica Veronica

    I have two different bags that I use for work or home, so between them, there’s about 6-10. Work bag: Covergirl Lip Perfection in Soulmate, Revlon lipgloss in Crystal Lilac and Pink Whisper, Revlon Lip Butter in Strawberry Shortcake. Home purse: Dior Lip Addict in Rose Shocking, Dior Addict Lip Glow, Revlon Colorburst lipstick in Lilac, and L’Oreal Colour Riche Balm in Heavenly Berry. :)

  16. Avatar of Nichole Nichole

    Of I love lipsticks, every color any type. I recently realized I owned more than 100 lipsticks so I started giving some away to friends and family, now I have about 40, which is a mixture of mostly mac, buxom,inglot and sonia kashuk. I have a separate small drawer with more lipstick which are all drugstore brands. I can’t help myself I’m addicted!

  17. I have a small makeup bag in my everyday purse that keeps a small mirror, a concealer, a small mascara, a lip brush, a neutral lip liner, a black eyeliner & a chapstick. The rest is a variety of lip glosses & lip sticks because I like to choose from a variety (I have a very dull day job and this is a daily highlight haha). I try to swap stuff out every couple of weeks with my stash at home.

  18. Avatar of Ann Marie annie shebuski

    My makeup bag gets swapped out and added to or deleted from every day but oddly enough, at any given time I have 2 blushes, 4 eyeliners, 2 foundations, 2 or 3 mascaras, several brushes, 1 eyeshadow primer and at least 7 lippies. I’m always prepared for any cosmetic emergency. Either mine or someone elses. Because, seriously, a lot of my friends need my help, lol!

  19. myalibi

    At least 3, one clear balm, one lip butter, and one lip gloss. Today I just peaked in my bag, I have 6…. a lip pencil, lip stain and lip stick. TGIF!

  20. Avatar of Chelsea Chelsea

    I just cleaned out my purse, and narrowed it down from 10 to 8.

  21. I’m really trying to be good, but I often forget about lipsticks in my purse. I try to clear everyone out about once a week. On weeks when I wear more than one Rouge G lipstick, this means I’m basically doing weightlifting every time I carry my purse.

    • Avatar of Precious Precious

      I’m with you. I once carried one Rouge G and one L’Extrait in the same purse. Never again will I do that. :D

      • Avatar of rebecca blueraccoon

        Lol – at one point I had two Rouge Gs in my purse and couldn’t figure out why it was so heavy until I emptied it out and realized I had those two AND Paresse. I carry a big bag and I’m used to it being heavy, but that was a bit much even for me.

  22. Avatar of Laura Laura

    A chapstick, tinted lip balm, 2 lipsticks and a clear gloss. Haven’t emptied my bag all week so it’s starting to pile up. I usually only have either a chapstick and a lipstick or a tinted lip balm

  23. Avatar of An An

    I have wayyyy too many lip products in my bag right now.

    I usually keep only 1-3 lippies in my bag, but now I’m using my bigger bag and it’s easier to toss more lip products into it. xP

    I rarely bring along foundation/powder/blush/etc to touch up. I only have lip stuff.

    I *have* to have some kind of lip balm. Then I bring a lip stick. Then I might get in the mood for a lip gloss, haha.

  24. Avatar of Liz Liz

    i don’t carry a purse or anything but i always have my lip color choice of the day in my coat or pants pocket :x

  25. JQ

    I didn’t go count, so I’m hoping it’s under ten. I think it is. But I have a couple lipsticks, a tinted balm, and some glosses. I like to have both bold and more natural options on hand.

  26. Avatar of Tigerlily Tigerlily

    I always carry a lip balm, a clear lipgloss, a light purple lip gloss and whichever lipstick I am wearing that day (when I don’t forget to put it in my bag, that is!). The light purple lipgloss is great for those low-maintenance makeup days as it instantly brightens my face.

  27. Viv

    Oops – embarrassing – two lip balms (both MAC), a lip ointment (Lanolips) and five lipsticks. In fact, I’ve now found one that I thought I’d lost!

  28. Avatar of Azaza Azaza

    I usually have 2-3, my lipbalm which is a must have, my lipstick and/or lipgloss for the day

  29. Aimee

    Way too many to admit!

    • Me too! I actually get a kick out of pulling them out, in front of people, from time to time, just because it is SO overboard that its funny!
      I just pulled them out and counted, just for kicks, and its only 20 ;) LOL and I dont even like lipstick so thats all lip balms, tinted lip balms, 1 lip liner, a couple of stains and a lip scrub. I’m a little nuts, I know!

  30. 11 to 15?!?!! WOW!!!

  31. VickyM

    I have one lip liner, about seven lipsticks ( Chanel, Ysl, Mac) and one lip gloss. :)

  32. Tris

    One clear minty emu oil-based lipbalm from V&M and one Revlon just bitten balm stain in Sweetheart are the main stays in my kit. Then i pick a nude/neutral (either WnW 912C or Nyx Xtreme lip creme in Buttery Nude, or Jordana Matte in Taupe or 5th Ave) and a red (Nyx Amsterdam or MAC Ruby Woo) or a pink (WnW Mauve Outta Here or Etude House PK005), so that’s a total of 4 lip things a day, plus one concealer pencil i also use to cancel out pigmentation on my lips. But sometimes i just throw things i tend to put on in the morning so I end up lugging around 6 or 7 lip products.