I always love reading the pages in magazines where a celeb empties out their purse and shows what's inside. Well I am no celebrity, just a regular Joe Schmo, but I thought it would be fun to start an occasional series highlighting some of the pretty inexpensive things I really love right now. (And hopefully y'all will give me a few recommendations that might make the list next time.)
Benefit Watt's Up (link here) - This is by far my favorite highlighter. I use this on my brow bone, cheek bone, nose, and right above my top lip line. It gives you a really pretty shimmer without huge glitter flakes that make you look like you're trying to relive your high school prom.
Eos Hand Lotion (link here) - I love the size and shape of the packaging because it takes up hardly any room in my bag. And these days, bag space is a hot commodity. I also love the scent. I normally don't love floral-y smells but this scent is so clean and it moisturizes well without leaving a greasy feel. This has been a "must have" this winter since my hands have been super dry from washing them like a mad woman trying to keep the sick germs away.
L'Oreal Liner (link here) - I have always been more of a pencil girl but this gel has changed my tune. The pigment is rich and the brush is fine which makes the usually tricky cat eye application a breeze. And it stays on really well. I was worried with it being a gel that it might smudge easily, but nope! I tried it on my hand first and had to wash them 3 times to get it off.
Sally Hansen Miracle Gel (link here) - I wrote an entire review on this polish (here) but in short, this stuff is a great alternative if you can't make it to the salon for the real stuff. It doesn't last quite as long but it lasts way longer than regular polish. And how cute would this color be for a hot Valentines Day date?
Jack Black Lip Balm (link here) - This stuff is the bomb!! I got some in a swag bag a few years ago and I have been hooked ever since. I hate my lips being dry, and I have a bad habit of chewing on them if they are, so this is always with me. But I do have to be careful because sometimes it does goes missing. Thankfully though, I can usually find it in D's pocket. ;)
And thats a wrap! What are some of your current "must haves"?