A LadyÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã¢â€žÂ¢s handbag tells a lot about her. To be very honest, I hate carrying big bags. Until July 2010, I never carried a proper handbag ever. Yes, Ever!! It all changed when I landed my first job in July 2010 and I knew itÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã¢â€žÂ¢s going to change now. Since then I have evolved a lot so did my handbags. But one thing that is still constant is ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã¢â‚¬Å“ I still do not like to carry a handbag. To me it is a necessity rather than a fashion or style element. So when there is no love-lost between yours truly and arm candies, what is in my hand bag.
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I am sure many of you will understand this ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã…â€œI do not love a handbag but I have some really great pieces in my wardrobeÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬ sort of thing. Well, a lady has to some things whether like it or not. For my 9-to-5 job I carry either my Diana &Co Suede Bag, $55 Aldo Legoiri Bag or this Michael Kors Mercer bag.
If I am having some much-needed me-time while walking around the neighbourhood I carry this small Borbonese animal print wallet.
So what a lady carries in her handbag ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã¢â‚¬Å“ a Mystery many men found more mysterious than Sidney SheldonÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã¢â€žÂ¢ book, let us visit my handbagÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã¢â€žÂ¢s inside. Apart from my Credit Cards and store loyalty cards, small amount of cash, mobile, headphones and keys (That are always in no matter it is a hand bag, slingbag or a pouch) I carry only much needed elements that included:
Clarins Lip Perfector: I am not a lipstick person but I love lip balm. This $20 Lip Perfector in Rose shimmer is my go to one these days. ItÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã¢â€žÂ¢s always in my work bag. Ãƒâ€šÃ‚ Available in many different shades.
Nivea Body Lotion: My hands are really really dry, so I need to keep them moisturized and I never found anything more suitable than this Nivea Body Lotion. Ãƒâ€šÃ‚ I also have this at home sitting near the door.
A pack of Face tissues: Even though I donÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã¢â€žÂ¢t use them regularly, but I keep one pack out of $11.99 Neutrogena Makeup Remover Cleansing Towelettes Fragrance-Free in my handbag.
Rose Face Mist: These days I am carrying this Garnier SkinActive Soothing Facial Mist with Rose Water. This $7 rose mist lightly hydrates leaving skin feeling soothed and refreshed.
I like my stuff organized so use this $25.66 organizer, it keeps things simple and easy. if you do not like bag organizers then this $10.99 Kit is a good investment. So what do you carry in your hand bag? Did I miss anything that should be there?? Let me know. Would love to hear from another lady.