Beauty Essentials You Need in Your Bag

There is no law that says your beauty products must be confined to your bathroom beauty cabinet; and we firmly stand by that statement. Your everyday life can be full of many uncertainties and changing variables, so having beauty essentials in your purse is a necessity. We’ve all had those days where you're running out the door only to get to work and realize you forgot to put on half of your makeup.

Instead of feeling frustrated when your makeup peels off or your skin gets too dry, take a handful of your favorite products and keep them in your purse at all times to prevent such inconveniences. Utilize the advantages of keeping your go-to beauty products in your bag by fixing your powder in the Uber or touching up your lips in the bathroom. 

These are some of our must have beauty products for your bag. 


It is no secret that we all get disheartened when we walk into a bathroom, look in the mirror, and see our eye makeup has virtually disappeared. Eye makeup has a tendency to lose its vibrance after a few hours of wear, and your mascara is not exempt. Oftentimes, mascara will either smudge around your eyes or clump together, so keeping an extra mascara in your bag is a smart move you won’t regret. No longer should you worry about your eye makeup losing its intensity; touching up your mascara in the bathroom or in the car can make a substantial difference. 

What we recommend:

L'Oreal Paris Voluminous Mascara - 0.28 fl oz, $6.79

Too Faced Better than Sex Mascara - 0.27 fl oz, $25

Mini Perfume

Did you know that smells are one of the first things people notice about you? If that is scary for you to hear, you might want to think about wearing more perfume. Whether its warm vanilla or flirty citrus, we can all agree that wearing fragrances is an automatic confidence booster. There are many heavenly perfumes for you to choose from, and every woman has distinct tastes and preferences when it comes to fragrances. Once you fall in love with a scent, investing in a mini perfume for your purse is a clever move. An extra spray here and there will keep you smelling pleasant throughout the day. 

What we recommend: 

Marc Jacobs Fragrances Daisy Mini Perfume Set, $22

Calvin Klein Women Eau du Parfum Pen Spray, $9.97

Lip Gloss

Many people love adding some shine to their lips. However, there's always that sigh of disappointment when that lip gloss rubs right off after you eat. Carrying your favorite lip gloss in your purse is a great trick for keeping your lips looking luscious all day long. Try tinted glosses to add more color lips or a nice balm for the light moisture. 

What we recommend:

Glossier Clear Lip Gloss - 0.14 fl oz, $14

Fenty Beauty Gloss Bomb Universal Lip Luminizer - 0.3 fl oz, $19

Nail Glue

Picture this: you are out on a first date with a guy you are really into. You flirt the whole night, say goodbye, and you go home only to discover one of your fake nails had fallen off. Sounds like a scary nightmare, right? That’s why you should keep some nail glue in your purse with you all the time. We get it: nail accidents can happen. Maybe you slammed your hand against the counter or used your nail to open one too many packages. Losing a nail shouldn't be a stressful situation for you, and you can eliminate the hassle by being prepared with nail glue. Better yet, our nail glue is the perfect size for your purse and you only need a drop to have your nails back to looking flawless. 

What we recommend:

Clutch Nails with Nail Glue

Pressed Powder

We’ve all once looked at our skin at the end of the day and thought, “but it looked so good in the morning!” Unfortunately, when you’re busy moving throughout the day- and especially when there is warm weather, your face is likely to get oily. Depending on your skin type, you may be more or less prone to getting a shiny T-zone after a few hours. Using pressed powder throughout the day is a simple beauty hack that will help your skin hold makeup without being excessively oily. 

What we recommend:

Bare Minerals bareSkin Perfecting Veil, $28

Clinique Stay-Matte Sheer Pressed Powder, $28.50

Hand Cream 

When you think about it, we use our hands for pretty much every one of our daily activities. Thus, understandably so, our hands can lose their moisture and softness by the end of the day. However, you can keep your hands feeling rejuvenated all day long with hand cream. Hand cream is very nourishing and should be a part of your daily beauty routine due to its efficiency at preventing dryness and blistering. 

What we recommend:

Fresh Moisturizing Hand Cream, $14

Mario Badescu Rose Hand Cream, $8

Let us know your favorite beauty products in your bag! If you don't already keep these beauty essentials in your bag, now is the time to start. 

You'll thank yourself later. 

Clutch Nails

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