No matter the size of your bag, getting caught without the right tools is a no no. Ever had a day when a hair tie broke and you didn’t have another on hand? Make sure that those days are over. If you think that you need it, chances are that you do. Do yourself a favor and throw your essentials it in your bag to help you out of a sticky situation. Create a purse survival kit to keep you prepared, organized and ready for life’s daily obstacles.
Bag within a Bag
Compartmentalizing your larger bag will be a sure way to keep you organized and help you find the items you need in less time. Stock this bag with emergency medicine, tissues, and your make up essentials.
Having a chipped nail is sure to drive anyone insane. Pack a nail file in your handbag to eliminate the chipped nail blues.
Safety Pins/Quick Sewing Kit
Safety pins can come in hand for a quick fix hemline repair or for a lost button throughout the day. If you have space, include a simple kit with basic color thread and a sewing needle.
Hair Ties/Bobby Pins
Whether you want to change your hairstyle for happy hour after work or are having a stressful day and need to get your hair out of your face to focus, having both a hair tie and bobby pin in your purse will keep you on track.
Quick Fix Make Up
Refreshing your make up with quick products such as lipgloss or lipstick, eye liner, lip lips and a little powder . Invest in a small makeup bag that can be interchanged throughout your purses.
Travel Toothpaste and Toothbrush
The fresher, the better. We all love a Chipotle burrito with peppers and onion but the post lunch breathe is not so CHIC. Keep a travel sized toothbrush and toothpaste at close reach.
You never know when a sunny day will arrive and you don’t want to be caught without your sunglasses. Toss in a pair into your bag for a just in case moment. I have a pair for the car, my purse and my “just in case” backup pair at the office.
Travel Sized Perfume
Coming in at a whopping $5, this Nordstrom travel fragrance carrier will be essential in your bag. You can fill it with your signature fragrance and take it and go. The fun thing about this tool is that since they are only $5, you can get a variety of tubes in different colors for your favorite fragrances.
The sky is the limit. Prioritize, mix and match, and decide which items work best for you and your handbag of choice.