Tuesday, November 1, 2011

what's in my bag + a quick FOTD

Hello lovelies! First off, I want to say a big THANK YOU! I hit 400 followers last night - I can't believe it! You guys are seriously awesome. 

I can't believe I've had this blog for nearly two years, but I've never done a what's in my bag post! I thought I was due one, so here we go.  Huge FAIL that the first photo is a little blurry.  I took about ten photos and they all looked clear in my display, but when I went to upload them, ACK. Oh well - I'll know better next time!

  • Bag by ALDO (from last year)
  • Dental piks
  • Crabtree & Evelyn Pomegranate body lotion
  • Sonia Kashuk cosmetic bag (see contents below)
  • ALDO wallet
  • Orbit Sweet Mint gum (if I don't have this with me, I'm not a happy girl!)
  • R&Em darling pouch (see contents below)
  • Anne Taintor mini notepad ("it was the best rebound relationship ever!")
  • Tokidoki mini hairbrush & mirror
  • Maybelline Great Lash pen
  • Tide To Go pen
  • Cell phone (not shown, because that's what I use to take pictures!) -- if you're interested, it's a Samsung Fascinate with a pink case!

  • Royal Apothic Extract of Macaroon rollerball
  • Betsey Johnson Too Too rollerball
  • Nina by Nina Ricci rollerball
  • Bath & Body Works Lunch Box PocketBac in Fruit Punch
  • Bath & Body Works mini emery boards

I love the lining of this pouch!

  • Dior brush (came with Aurora)
  • Benefit Watt's Up
  • Lipsticks: Revlon Creamsicle, MAC Patisserie, YSL Rouge Pur Couture #6, YSL Volupte Sheer Candy #10
  • L'Oreal pencil sharpener (I've had this for YEARS and it's still going strong!)
  • MAC Studio Finish concealer (NW20)
  • YSL pressed powder compact (I use the Dior brush for this)
  • YSL Touche Eclat (#1)
  • Bare Escentuals waterproof eyeliner in 5 PM
  • Sephora Jumbo liner in Beige
  • Urban Decay 24/7 liners: Lucky, Bourbon, Underground
  • MAC Lord It Up pearlglide liner
  • LORAC Front of the Line Pro
  • Laura Mercier Caviar Stick in Amethyst
  • MAC Lingering brow pencil
  • Revlon tweezers
  • Benefit They're Real mascara
And a quick FOTD...


Bourjois Healthy Mix foundation
Dior Aurora
Love & Beauty Cream Cheek Color in Coral
TheBalm Mary-Lou Manizer


MAC Let's Skate paint pot
Chanel Beige Lame e/s
NARS Lola Lola e/s
LORAC Front of the Line Pro
Laura Mercier Caviar Stick in Amethyst
Sephora Jumbo liner in Beige (inner corners)
MAC Lingering brow pencil
Benefit They're Real mascara


MAC Patisserie

As always, thanks for reading! See you soon!

<3 Jess


  1. Lovely :) I really like the Aldo wallet. Your FOTD is a good excuse to get this butt to F21 and get some cream blushes, my glowy friend!

  2. so many makeup products! hehe. do you enjoy touche eclat? i have only tried it on in sephora but i was already wearing concealer so i am unsure how it performs on its own.

  3. Very pretty look today! You have me wanting YSL muchly :)

  4. Beautiful FOTD! Congrats on 400 Jess :) you totally deserve it!

    ♥ Jessica

  5. Love the fur bag and the little Darling Bag!!! your make up bag has so many stick products! I love looking through to see what m/u ppl carry to get them through the day! Awesome FOTD per usual!

  6. I love the pix of you - and there's that Nordstrom top again!

  7. Hi ladies!

    Sarah - definitely think you'd like them! Only $3 for both shades, and they work on lips too!

    Kelly - I LOVE the touche eclat. This is my third or fourth tube. I've tried loads of others, but this shade and applicator just win hands down for me. It's not crazy coverage, but it absolutely brightens my under eyes. I hate cakey concealer!

    Martha - Thank you! And in regards to the YSL - my work here is done! ;)

    Jessica - Thank you!

    J - I always have to carry all my eye products, because I get allergies and my eyes sometimes water when I'm at work. I have to sneak off to the bathroom to reapply! It always seems to be just ONE eye, too, so I can't just leave it be. >_< I'm also bad about taking eyeliner pencils OUT of my makeup bag once I'm home, so I always have too many! haha

    Mom - Thank you, lady! You know I love that top! I washed it last week and it shortened a little, though - I should've let it air dry most of the way. I HATE when things shrink!! Thankfully it's still wearable, though!

  8. You have the best make-up collection!!

    Do you like they're real better than badgal?


  9. Belladonna - Absolutely! I actually hate Badgal, but I looove They're Real!