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10 Purse Essentials to Keep on Hand at All Times

Everywhere you go, your purse goes with you. It’s important to have everyday necessities (like a lipstick that lasts all day long or a sweet smelling fragrance to freshen up before dinner) at hand. Now, I’m not saying that you need to carry a giant Mary Poppins bag around. I’m talking about a few key items. That’s why I created a list of the 10 most essential things that you need to have in your purse.

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1. Lipstick

Every girl needs a signature lip color. Wear a pink hue on your pout this spring with Yves Saint Laurent‘s Rose Dahlia Satin Radiance Lipstick. The poppy shade is available for $37.

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2. Sunglasses

Whether you’re in a Starbucks drive-through or going shopping with girls, sunglasses are an everyday necessity. Get these stylish specs at Thierry Lasry.

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3. Fragrance

Freshen up during the day (or night) with Kate Spade‘s sweet smelling fragrance, Live Colorfully . This rollerball is available for just $24.

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4. Agenda 

Keep on top of your busy schedule with Lilly Pulitzer‘s 17 Month Large Agenda.

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5. Headphones

How cute are these FrendsLayla Gunmetal Headphones? The best part is that they are under $200.

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6. Pressed Powder

Keep Urban Decay‘s Ultra Definition Pressed Finishing Powder at easy reach so that you can freshen up your makeup throughout the day.

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7. Lotion

Go away, dry, cracked hands! Apply moisturizing lotion throughout the day to avoid itchy skin. This Bobbi Brown Extra Hand Cream works great! And it’s available for just $32.

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8. Nail Polish

Nude nail polish looks elegant, modern and clean. Find this on-trend nail polish (High Class Affair) at Essie for only $8.50.

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9. Phone Case

Your phone goes with you everywhere, so why not make it fabulous? Purchase this cool black marble iPhone Case for $20 at Urban Outfitters.

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10. Wallet 

Every purse needs a rad wallet to go with it. This Coach Accordion Zip Wallet is oh-so-chic!

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Happy Friday!

xxmadison

8 Responses to “ 10 Purse Essentials to Keep on Hand at All Times ”

  1. Seriously, head phones? Why?

  2. I Some things aren’t that essential but i like the style of the headphone, wont mind to have that in my bag L

  3. I was hoping this was a “Win This” contest.

  4. These gigantic headphones are less than 200!!! 32 dollars hand cream, what a steal! Silly peasants.

  5. Only $32 for lotion? ONLY? I thought I was splurging on my $5 sample size body cream from Bath & Body Works. So out of touch. Also, why would you keep $200 headphones in your purse? And why do I need an agenda AND a phone? Did we regress to 2005 before smart phones? Because I don’t know about y’all, but my agenda’s on my phone. Which is in a $5 case I bought on Amazon. Because that’s how I save money to spend on important stuff like vacations with my family.

  6. You always have cute ideas, but they are always very expensive. How about offering some more economical options for those of us with more limited resources? The $200 headphones cost more than my purses that I am supposed to put them in!

  7. Hand sanitizer…not glamorous, but oh so very helpful. And an ink pen (there are cute pens to be had if everything must be stylish) is also a must.

  8. Wow, ummm…ok, my hand lotion is always in my purse, I refill it from my giant bottle so it’s very cost-effective and it’s wonderful. My sunglasses of course are always in their in their case. My daughter got my Ray-Ban’s for $86 for my birthday three years ago with her employee discount. My lipstick is from Walgreens and I think it was on sale for $4something. Ladies you’re smart you know we need to go in there. Be frugal be practical use this as a guideline except use your brain.




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