Bionic Asks: What’s in your purse?

by Bionic Beauty on 10.Dec.2008 · 9 comments

Bionic Asks - Makeup and beauty question seriesThis week’s Bionic Asks… dump out your purses gals and have a peak inside. No cheating, changing, hiding things. Just tell the truth. What are you carrying around in your bag?

I took a photo of my gear so my readers can see up close n’ personal what I carry around. My tote was a bargain: Red by mark ecko and I got it for 12 bucks at Ross!

  • Blackberry Pearl cell phone that I blinged. This way I can blog on the go!
  • Keys to the Bionic abode.
  • Wallet, it’s actually a wristlet. This is my only Coach item and I actually got it as a “good girl” prize from my job. I cram all my moolah, credit cards, etc in there.
  • Pen. (Yes, that’s self-explanatory…)
  • Little pink pill container for my meds. A girl’s gotta be prepared, right?
  • Coconut lip butter by The Body Shop. Not my favorite… just trying to use it up.
  • Pin Up Balms lip balm in Coconut. Now *this* lip balm ROCKS!
  • The small green circle is a little tub that I fill with lotion for my hands. It currently holds a few squeezes of Aveda’s Hand Relief BCA edition.
  • For some reason, I always have a ton of lip colors in my purse… it’s funny since I rarely reapply. Oh well. Today (and usually, these are my faves) the colors are: L’Oreal Color Juice stick in Cherry Freeze (I posted pics here), Three Custom Colors lipgloss in Doubles (photos I took here), Bobbi Brown lip gloss in Aubergine (pics here), NARS sheer lipstick in Captiva (perfect with Doubles or Aubergine overtop for a mix n’ match, see pics on my lips), Clinique’s Butter Shine lipstick in Ribbon Pink (I’m not normally a pink girl, but this color melts right into your lips, a bit of shimmer, the case has a mirror & a pink ribbon and the tube is a gorgeous pink metallic!).

What's in Bionic Beauty's Purse?

Ok, your turn… whatcha hauling in your purse?


1 Robyn @ PurelyCosmetics December 10, 2008 at 8:16 pm

I’m afriad to look! I’ve got duplicates of almost everything:
1 mondo wallet with checkbook, cash (if I’m lucky), credit cards and pics of my daughter;
2 more checkbooks (one for the business, one for my mom’s account);
1 little wallet with other credit card sized things (punch cards, store credits, frequent buyer, ya da ya da);
1 pill bottle with assorted meds;
4 pens, none of which work;
1 set of keys to the car;
Another set of keys with keys to the house, my husband’s office, my mom’s house, and things I have no idea what they unlock;
Dental floss;
Cell phone;
2 or 3 lighters;
1 half eaten roll of Wintergreen Lifesavers;
Kleenex; and a
Pad of paper.

Notice the lack of anything cosmetic for someone who makes makeup? Geesh.

2 Kimberly December 10, 2008 at 9:09 pm

1. Small pink wallet w/ cash, credit cards, & etc.
2. Small Clinique brand zip open mirror in green.
3. Dental Floss.
4. Rapture by Victoria’s Secret (perfume).
5. Mini Calgon Vanilla Swirl lotion, almost gone!
6. Revlon Sheer Lustrous Lipstick in Ruby Allure.
7. Covergirl Smoothwear Tints in Garnet Glow.
8. Lancome Juicy Tubes with no name on the outside, it’s a cherry shimmery red color.
9. Victoria’s Secret Beauty Rush lip gloss in Oatstanding.
10. Clinique Glosswear for lips mini in Thrilling.
11. Aloe Vera lip gloss, this is a cheapie from a Chinese beauty shop, but I love it, goes on super smooth, & it smells & tastes great!
12. Sally Hansen Invisible lip liner.
13. Clinique lash curling mascara.
14. Maybelline Great Lash mascara in blackest black.
15. Beauty Treats 3 color shadow palette in purple.
16. Sheer pink cosmetic bag
Inside the cosmetic bag are the following items:
17. Dr. Pepper lip balm
18. Covergirl lipstick in a brown color, sticker is too faded to see the name.
19. Cornsilk cover stick with no color.
20. Mak fruity lip gloss.
21. Clinique lipstick in Fizzy.
22. Revlon Fabulash mascara in blackest black.
23. Mary Kate & Ashley silver glitter eyeliner.
24. L.A. Colors lip gloss in a shimmery pinkish peach color.
25. Jordana eyeliner in purple fusion.
26. Loreal Telescopic liquid eye liner in carbon black.
27. Wet & Wild Mega Liner in purple.
28. Maybelline Shinylicious lip gloss in lolly pink, it still has the seal on it!
29. Bath & Body Works Liplicious lip gloss in Grape Soda. this too still has the seal on it!
30. Revlon Colorstay eyeliner pencil in black.
31. Maybelline Wet Shine Diamonds in Bronze Dawn.
32. Mark Glossblossom ripening lip gloss.
33. Almay Bright Eyes Color Cream shadow in Pink Glow.
Whew, the end! I almost broke a sweat there for a second!

3 Alyssa Espinel May 31, 2009 at 4:38 pm

can you buy me 18 of every thing you keep in your purse please im a real poor person im a sweet little girl when you buy me everything i want.OK!!!!!!!!!!!!!! you are nice if you do buy me every thing because i have 18 purses and i want it ok.

4 Bionic Beauty June 2, 2009 at 6:29 pm

Alyssa, I hope you get what you want, but unfortunately we aren’t able to buy or sell anything here on Bionic Beauty. It’s just a place to share makeup ideas, tutorials, free samples that we find, and product reviews.

Keep saving up those pennies. 🙂
Bionic Beauty

5 josi December 10, 2008 at 9:25 pm

So organized………dang it….picture-worthy no less….I won’t go into details (mine is scary( but I will give you my beauty must-haves:
1. MAC Blot Powder compact
2. Loreal HIP Lip Jelly
3. MAC Spice Lip liner
4. Loreal Beauty Tubes mascara (have you tried this yet?)
5. ZO Skin Health Hand Cream spf 20
6. NYX sheer lip gloss in cherry (I think it’s your color)
And my favorite (in the side pocket)….7 year old fat pictures (I keep them with me to remind me when I want to go off the deep end).

6 josi December 10, 2008 at 9:26 pm

Oh…and what adhesive did you use on your phone? The last time I blinged mine the crystals kept falling off!!! (and Swaroski’s ain’t cheap)..I used that something-3000 from Micheals…..

7 jo @ Sydney Spray Tan December 11, 2008 at 11:14 pm

Wow, this might be embarrassing….

Sunnies, purse, lippy, keys, phone, tissues, Tic Tacs and a bunch fo stuff I would never admit to on a blog!! 😉

8 BionicBeauty December 17, 2008 at 8:48 am

Josi, I used something from Michael’s too. I think it’s by Aleene’s. It was their gem and rhinestone glue. I know that’s not the one “recommended” by the pros, but I found the glue more elastic so if I drop my phone the stones don’t start jumping off. I did use 3000 one time and it turned brown and crystals would flake off MUCH easier.
grrr… but try the version from Aleene’s. I really love that glue!

And to everyone else- thanks SO much for sharing your purse contents! It’s so fun to read what we all carry around!


9 kimberly August 20, 2009 at 4:55 pm

in my purse i have
1. wallet with cash, a credit card, pics, receipts, other cards
2. makeup bag with lip gloss, eye pencil, eyeshadow and etc…..
3. daily planner
4. ink pens
5. gum
6. lotion
7. body spray
8. eye glasses with case
9. hand sanitizer
10. medication

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