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I have: Rush Hour (cheek and lipstick) by Benefit, a Biotherm lipstick, Stella by Stella McCartney roll-on perfume, Stila rouge pot, Neutrogena lip boost, Clinique Perfectly Real powder compact, and MAC Blot Film. Phew…that’s a lot, but I work full-time and often go out after work or spend weekend days going from breakfast to the zoo to dinner with friends. I need all that stuff to keep me looking fresh!

My current items in my purse as of today are:
Gold Bond Ultimate healing Lotion
Pink Sephora Nail Polish
MAC Lighthearted Mystery Powder (Stylistics)
MAC Strawbaby (Fafi)
MAC Royal Assets: Tan Lips (Antiquitease)
MAC Plushglass in Plus Luxe
MAC Lusterglass in Flashmode
Burt Bees Lip Shimmer Balm in Coffee
L’Oreal HIP lip gloss in Outspoken
L’Oreal Hip lip gloss in Astounding

(Yes, I admit. I am a lip gloss whore).

Oh, man! I have my makeup bag in my purse. How about I just tell you what’s in the purse and not in the bag in the purse…
Studio Fix Powder, Simmer Juicy Tube, the holiday Viva Glam compact, Viva Glam V lipglass, a Shiseido eyeliner duo in Desert Dusk, Viva Glam 6 lipstick, tester of Trish McEvoy Sexy #9, tester of Philosophy’s Inner Grace, 4N.

Since I’ll be in and out of class all day, I just brought a few simple lip items.

MAC Tinted Lip Conditioner Stick– Strobe Beam and Strobeblossom

MAC Tinted Lip Conditioner– Gentle Coral

Bobbi Brown Lip Tint– Cherry Tint

NYX Tinted Lip Spa– Hush

CO Bigelow Mentha Lip Tint– Violet Mint

Neosporin Lip Treatment

Burt’s Bees Beeswax Lip Balm

I should just say too much…but that doesn’t answer the question. LOL

C.O. Bigelow Lemon Lip Cream
C.O. Bigelow Vanilla Malt Shake Mentha Lip Shine
CoverGirl Lash Exact Mascara
Clinique Really Black eyeliner
MAC Kissable Slimshine
IMAN Espresso lip pencil
LaVanilla Vanilla Grapefruit perfume and lotion
Bliss High Intensity Hand Cream
Blistex Lip Ointment
MAC Heartfelt Pink Lipglass
MAC Goldensoft Lip Gelee
MAC Steamy Nail Lacquer
Carol’s Daughter Grown and Sexy Lip Paint
Brucci Disco Pearl Nail Polish
Sally Hansen Strengthening TopCoat

mac lip gelee (amber russe)
mac plushglass (nice buzz)
mac l/s (supersequin)
mac l/s (pink cabana)
mac l/l (soar)
DHC blotting papers

all from last week…tomorrow i may take them all out. I usually start with one, and end up with at least 5 (one for every day!) by the weekend.

okay in my stylish diaper bag I`m carrying…

MAC l/s in Frou and Nouveau Frou
MAC l/g in Nico Now
Clinique superpowder in matte cream
Bobbi Brown lip gloss palette (4 colors)
Bobbi Brown blush in pink rose
MAC Who´s your Lady lipgelee
Bobbi Brown Concealer to Go palette (w cream foundation, powder, concealer and corrector in it in tiny format)
MAC Love, Henri l/s
MAC Energy 3D Glass (the last two are what I´m wearing today)
small vial of Narciso Rodriguez for Her perfume

Usually just avon’s pressed powder in porcelain, and the lipstick and/or gloss i’m wearing that day. No point in carrying anything else as all my makeup is done at home and i never really need touching up. I also don’t ever think it’s a good idea to be carrying a large stash of expensive products, only to find them broken, lost, grubby or stolen at the end of the week.

Bobbi Brown’s Long Wear Gel Eyeliner
Fusion Beauty Lip Plumper
Chanel Rouge Allure in Charme
Signature Club A by Adrienne Lavender Under Makeup Base
L’Occitane Lip Balm
Stella by Stella McCartney fragrance

Hm.. I don’t usually carry much:

MAC Lip Conditioner
MAC Moonbathe l/g
MAC Twig-Twig l/s
Blotting paper

I ALWAYS carry…
Shu Uemura lash curler
MAC Loud Lash
MAC Lady Blush (sometimes i use it on my lips with some gloss)
Victora’s Secret Minty Lip Shine
MAC Wildly Lush

From what i wore recently …
MAC Blankety
MAC Prrr
MAC Angel Cream

MAC Joyous Powder Blush
Chanel Gazelle Glossimer
Dior Addict High Shine l/s, Gipsy Red
CO Bigelow’s Lemon Hand cream

In my purse right now the FIVE beauty products I have are: bleach cream, nose hair trimmer, a disposable razor, baby oil, and hair food. The other products I have are deodorant, baby wipes, industrial strength douche, and tweezers! I don’t wear too much makeup during the day after I’ve applied it in the morning, but let’s just say I look a little something like this:

thats quite a selection of products, Pearl!
but ummm how do you survive without carrying an enema kit???!

I have sephora matifying compact powder in cool mahogany, lipglass viva glam 6 lipgelee in some hot pink color, viva glam lipstick 2, mac lip conditioner, carmex, loreal mascara, msf powder, raizin blush, joyous blush, and blush and foundation brush. wooo thats alot of product! (oh some lotion and hair stuff)

I took out quite a few things just the other day so right now I have –
MAC plushglass in Full For You (I LOVE this color)
LUSH solid perfume in Honey I Washed the Kids
a sample of Lollibomb lotion in Walk in the Park

I don’t carry too much because I hate hauling around a heavy purse. I have MAC Blot Powder, MAC Plum Dandy lipstick and MAC Oyster Girl lipglass. I change out the lipstick and lipglass pretty much each day.

Urban Decay Primer Potion
Maxfactor Masterpiece Mascara
Barry M Eyeliner black & gold
Urban Decay eyeshadow in Midnight Cowboy Rides Again
Barry M eyeshadow in emerald
Too Faced blush – in some shade of pink, the box is battered to hell so I don’t know what it’s called!
VirginVie lipstick in Peachy Kiss
MAC slimshine lipstick in Pleasing
MAC slimshine lipstick in Long Stem Rose
Eyeshadow & blusher brushes from the BodyShop

oh boy…….i came prepared today:

MSF natural Medium Light
Petticoat MSF
Honesty Eyeshadow
By Jupiter MSF Eyeshadow
Zoom Lash mascara
clear brow set
studio fix concealer
about 10 different eye and face brushes
strawbaby lipstick
pressed blot powder

that’s actually minimal for me, cause i cleaned out my purse makeup bag last night 🙂

Right now my makeup bag contains:

Clarins Express Compact Foundation-Porcelain Beige
MAC Iridescent Pressed Powder-Belightful
MAC Prep + Prime Lip
Estee Lauder Lip Shaping Gloss Pencil-Sheer Tawny
Lancome-Color Fever Gloss-Sunbaked Coral

I try to only keep what I need in my makeup bag….my purse is heavy enough with all the other junk in it! 🙂

This seems like a lot – but they’re ALL GWP SIZES (unless noted):

Estee Lauder Pure Color L/S in ‘Sugar Honey’

Estee Lauder Pure Color E/S in ‘Tea Biscuit’ (my HG neutral shimmer)

Lancome ‘Matte Finish’ powder in Translucent(*sob* Why did you discontinue this?! My Wee GWP compact is almost GONE!)

Lancome Mini M/U brush set

Estee Lauder High Gloss Lipgloss in ‘Honey’

Clinique Almost Lipstick in ‘Black Honey’

Clinique compact w/ ‘Iced Lotus’ blush and ‘Sunkissed’ bronzing powder

Estee Lauder Pure Color Dual Ended Gloss: Rhubarb and Quartz

Japonesque Lip Palette (Various shades included)

Stella (by Stella McCartney) EDT Roll-on

Physician’s Formula ‘Beauty Spiral’ creme-to powder foundation (full sized)

Lancome GWP E/S palette: Vue (Shimmery champange), Montage (Deep shimmery emerald green) and 2 pans of ‘Sparkle’ (a lt. grey shimmery e/s – Discontinued.)

Clinique ‘Perfectly Real’ Compact: Shade 106

Prescriptives ‘Custom Blend’ lipgloss (Full size)

BeneFit pencil sharpener

Prescriptives ‘Custom Blend’ Concealer (Full Size)

Lancome Maquicomplete concealer in ‘Correctur’

Lancome e/l: Black Ebony & Black Coffee

Lancome Le Lipstique lip liner: Ideal (full sized)

Clinique ‘Touch Tints’ for eyes: Nude Sparkle, Sable Shimmer, Lilac Frost, Pink Sheen

Clinique Superbalm Moisturizing Gloss: Ginger, Blush

Clinique ‘Continuous Rescue Anti-Oxidant Moisturizer’

Stila Illuminating Powder Foundation – 20 Watts (Almost gone – This is a HG for me. This wee GWP compact goes with me – the full size is at home.)

3 MAC lipglasses: a Viva Glam, one from the Raquel Welsh collection and Crystal Rose
Hand sanitizer (can’t leave home w.o it)
Rosebud salve
The new MAC strobcream lip conditioner- my new love
Smashbox lipgloss
VS lipgloss tube
Satu roller perfume from Anthropologie- smells SOOO good!
Philosphy lipgloss in daquiri

Seeing that I use a primer in the AM, the only beauty products I keep in my bag are:

(this alternates)
Benefit 24K Gold Lip Gloss
Benefit Her Glossiness in “Who are You Wearing” a hot pink
Bobbi Brown Rose Sugar

Sephora Blotting Papers roll

BreathRx Gum

Fred Hardy Purse size parfum.

Done and Done!

maybelline classic pink and green mascara.
ulta spring quad in a vanilla, bronze, purple, and navy.
prestige eyeliner in black.
sephora silver travel mini-brush set.
small bottle of Envy by Gucci.
H2O hand cream in eucalyptys.
nyc liquid eyeliner in black.
sample UDPP.
freshen up l/g by sugar.
bashful l/s by flirt.

I don’t usually carry this much stuff with me, but I was in a hurry this morning and didn’t feel like wearing full face for my finals, so I applied more afterwards.

Max Factor Miracle Touch Foundation in Golden
Isadora blotting powder
Some random H&M lipgloss in Bright Pink
Maybelline Watershine Elixir lipgloss in Pink Seduction
Black kohl pencil
Smith’s Rosebud Salve
Blotting papers
Lancômé Virtuosé mascara in black
Clinique Blushing Blush Powder Blush (what a name, lol!) can’t remember the shade, but it’s pink

I have:

CoverGirl pressed powder
Lipblossum l/s
Violetta l/s
Show Orchid l/s
Strange Hybrid l/s
Wondershine 3dglass
Stila Adorable it gloss
B+BW Twisted Peppermint l/g
Milani Glow Girl glitz gloss

I am such a lip product whore. Geez.

CoverGirl Wetslicks Fruit Spritzers in raspberry splash
Maybelline XXL Volume+Length
CoverGirl LineExact Liquid Liner


usually i carry:
stila mini mandarin mist lip glaze
Victorias Secret Beauty Rush Blotting Papers
MAC Viva Glam VI l/s

Smith’s Rosebud Salve
Kiehl’s Lip Gloss in Pear Tree
Bobby Brown l/s in Blue Raspberry
Solar Oil cuticle treatment

I currently have a pretty large purse with a Medium MAC Softsac makeup bag in it. Therefore, it holds quite a bit…get ready for the size of this list:

1. MAC Studio Fix compact in NW20
2. MAC Lustreglass in Pinkarat
3. Make Up For Ever Fascinatng Lip Gloss in 1
4. MAC Viva Glam V Lipstick
5. Victoria’s Secret Very Sexy Mascara in Blackest Black(sample size)
6. Victoria’s Secret Beauty Rush Luminous Eyeshadow in Miami Ice and After Midnight
7. Make Up For Ever Aqua Eyes Eyeliner (Black)
8. JANE ColorSticks Eye Color & Liner in 05 My Boyfriend
9. Softlips Lip Protectant in Cherry (I use this on my kids!)
10. Simply Basic small black pouch with mini size powder brush, blush brush, lip brush, 2 eyeshadow brushes, and mini eyelash comb/brush.
11. Revlon Makeup Eraser Pen
12. Small silver/rhinestone compact mirror
13. Small black comb, black rubber band, three bobby pins
14. 2 Tampax Pearl tampons
15. Avon Friction Control Anti-Blister Balm
16. Tide to Go Pen
17. Small black nail brush (I have acrylic nails and need to scrub under them often)
18. Bath and Body Works Midnight Pomegranate Lotion and Body Spray (in the travel sizes)
19. A small jar of red glitter/acrylic powder that was used on my nails (I’m holding it for my manicurist…she’s doing my matching toes this week but they are moving to a new shop and she didn’t want to misplace it!)

As you can see…I like to be prepared!

Heh this is just my make-up bag. My actual purse …whole different story ahha.

– Clinique Moisturizing Lotion
– Mac Lip Gelee (lost the name sticker)
– Mac Liquid Eye Liner in Boot Black
– Lancome SPF 15 Concealer
– Mac Fafi Strawbaby Lipstick
– Container of Advil
– Vaseline
– Revlon Colorstar Eyeliner Black
– Mac Lipglass Lychee Luxe
– Q-tips
– Small Mirror
– Mac Delights Palette (Don’t know how that got there!)


Today is a “light” day for me. I have only the following in my bag and even I can’t believe I didn’t miss my usual stash:

Clarins Le Rouge Passion 350
MAC Craving
MAC Blot powder Medium Dark (pressed)
The Body Shop Hemp lip balm
Stila Convertible Color Rose
Stila Cherry Mint lip glaze
Facial mist (small spray bottle)
Calvin Klein Eternity Moments

Too much to count!

3-4 mascaras
5-10 eyeshadows
About 5 eyeliners
1 lipgloss
1 mirror
1 lip balm
2 foundations
Nail biting cream

That’s just off of the top of my head. I’d guess there’s more…

No makeup but lots of lipsticks and glosses. Probably at least 20 items at any one time– as I buy more, I keep adding them. Lipsticks in one ziploc bag, lipglosses in another.

Today I have a bunch of stuff:

-MAC Blot Powder in Medium
-Maybelline Mineral Power pressed powder in Light
-Shu Eumera eyelash curler
-Badger Balm in Citrus
-MAC gloss in Cellopink
-Neutrogena Healthy Volume mascara
-Bourjois Kohl & Contour eyeliner
-MAC shadow in Satin Taupe
-MAC lipstick in Real Doll
-Burt’s Bees
-Estee Lauder Bronze Goddess bronzer
-Cover Girl Cheekers in Snow Plum

I just shoved a bunch of crap in there today!

Ive been traveling on the light side:

Nars the multiple in Orgasm
Cinema Secrets Concealer
MAC Antiquatease Eye Shadow in Family Silver
MAC Russian Red L/S
Chanel Glossimers in Myriad and Gazelle
Dior Show Blackout Mascara
A little sample jar of Chanel Pro- Lumiere foundation in cool beige
Keihls Lip Balm # 1
Prada Purse Spray…..

It changes like the waether for me …..im a makeup junkie

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