How many beauty products are within your reach right now? (And where are you?)

At my desk; Jack Black Lip Balm and nothing else. I don’t usually keep much in the way of beauty/makeup products on my actual desk (the photo room is about six feet away and my makeup room is about 15 feet away, and I try really hard to keep my desk tidy).

— Christine
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I’m at my desk in the family room but there’s a lot near at hand simply because I put a lot of lip balms and “2nd string” lipsticks” as well as those tiny perfume samples in my desk drawer or in a pen holder cup on my desk. I’ve also got a hand cream, a tube of sunscreen and a small can of La Roche Posay Thermal Water Spray on my desk in easy reach.

Ummm, about 50-60 lipsticks, glosses, and liquid lipsticks within an arm’s length. What can I say, I was organizing my “recent lippie” collection this morning while having tea in my kitchen. 🙂

My entire makeup collection is in reach from the living room couch, due to unpacking. Normally, I’ll have 1-2 lip balms, an enormous bottle of hand lotion, and a lipstick freed from my purse that needs to join its friends on the vanity.

A helmer full of nail polish and manicure supplies, along with a variety of lip balms and hand creams. I’m at my computer desk.

I’m out having brunch and running errands. Only beauty products on me are 4 Pat McGrath mini lip glosses in Flesh Fantasy, Divine Rose, Bronze Temptation (fave gloss past year), Pale Fire Nectar (very close second).

This is a great one! 😂 I’m eating breakfast on the couch, on the coffee table: Urban Decay Stay Naked foundation, Urban Decay All Nighter setting spray, Beauty Blender, and a mirror compact.

When I answered this question on IG, I had literally just woken up, so my ENTIRE stash was just 5 or 6 feet away. I’ve got no idea how many products there are, but I do know that it’s well into the hundreds. Kinda embarrassing, y’know? 😳

I’m in the living room watching YouTube and doing my nails, so the things I have handy are hand cream, nail clippers, a file and four-sided buffer and my forever favourite nude nail polish, Sapporo from Mavala! 💅🏼

Surprisingly, not much. I am in my living room and I have a pot of Nuxe Reve de Miel lip balm and my purse which would normally have about 20 lipsticks in it but I had recently cleaned it out so only 3. There is my new Nars Satin Lip pencil in Giusti which I am wearing today, MAC Twig and L’Oral Shine in Map to Nirvana. I have my JCat compact foundation which I use to touch up my hyper-pigmentation throughout the day and my Charlotte Tilbury Flawless powder for other touch ups. Finally, also in my purse is my SPF touch up for the day which right now is ColorScience Sunforgetable.

A LOT! I’m at my desk and I’ve got this tub on top of the desk where I’ve been putting my lipsticks as I work my way through them (trying to wear every lipstick I own and get rid of the ones I don’t like or which have gone bad). I’ve also got the two new lipsticks I just got in the mail this week, the foundation sample that came with my Sephora order, two mini nail polishes, and there might be some random beauty stuff in my filing cabinet.

zero, im visiting family so the products i bought with me are in the guest bathroom while im upstairs with a morning coffee/ playing with my mother’s dog waiting for the rest of the family to wake up.

Well, I’m on the bathroom floor right now, so … lots. 🙂 (I’m cleaning today; just taking a quick break to give the tub and tile and countertop disinfectants enough time to do their thing.)

But, pulling open the drawers, not nearly as many as I’d have guessed — probably between two or three dozen makeup items (including everything for a full face, the brushes to apply them, and basic grooming tools) and about a dozen skincare items. Oh, and two perfume bottles. Still, I’d have guessed way higher.

Zero. I’m in my bedroom lounging after a long day working on some gardens. I’m sipping a glass of chilled Chilean rosé, my dogs are ripping their toys to shreds, and I couldn’t be happier. My walk-in has two rooms and the back one is my makeup room which is about 20 feet away from me. I’m not wearing a stitch of makeup and I’m slightly tipsy as I haven’t eaten. 🥴

Ha ha, this is my question and right now I’m on the couch wearing no makeup and there is literally nothing within an arms length, except maybe a peach lip balm and possibly a tube of hand cream. If I was at my desk at work or near my handbag or even in bed it would be a different story but right now, I got nothing! 🙂

Absolutely none are within my reach right now as I am sitting at my computer desk in our rumpus room. However in my ensuite bathroom, there is a plethora of makeup/skincare items on the bench: my lipstick bag, my staples makeup bag (containing my mascaras, blush, setting powder, brow pencil and a couple of single eyeshadows), day moisturiser, night oil bottle, foundation, lip balm, hand creams, brush etc.

I am at my desk with four lip products within reach along with a mirrored compact from an old used up Mineral Fusion powder. The lips are my last step after breakfast and before leaving the house.

Sitting on my bed so I have 4.
Laneige Lip Sleeping Mask, Caudalie Grape Water, Estee Edit Rescue Balm and L’Aveu Body Lotion.
As i was typing the above I remembered a plastic shoebox with nail polish, files, remover and pads that I keep in my nightstand. It is full of recently used shades, about 8 or 10 now. Every so often I take the box to the room that has my nail polish rack and put all these back then start again.

A lip balm (Frozen LipSmackers Winter Berry Frost-the Elsa flavor from the 3-pack), 2 lipsticks (L’Oreal Colour Riche Collection Exclusive Eva’s Red and Maybelline Shine Compulsion Risky Berry), and 6 lip glosses (Marc Jacobs Enamored Ch-Ch-Changes and Love Buzz and NYX Candy Slick Jawbreaker, Single Serving, Jelly Bean Dream, and Birthday Sprinkles).

I am at my desk in our office area. I have a couple weeks’ worth makeup orders I have not completely put away yet, plus some stuff I used and stuck there instead of putting it away, and stuff I cleaned out of my purse and suitcase. I’ve been quite lazy on putting things away properly front. I don’t even know how many items. About four eyeshadow palettes, a ton of lippies, and goodness knows what else.

I also have a couple lip balms and partial tubes of lotion in my desk drawer, which stay there all the time.

Nothing, nothing at all if you don’t count an empty jar of hand creme from I think it’s Tony Moly I might have the brand wrong, It’s called Panda’s Dream White Hand Cream and I keep it just because it’s stupidly cute in it’s rounded egg shape looking like a panda (of course).
I’m at my desk, checking e-mails.

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