9 things a girl needs in her handbag

Life can sometimes surprise you with last minute events and mishaps. Being ready for anything makes you a lot more prepared to handle any situation. Handbags are a girl’s life-line and a well packed bag can really make your day a smoother one. Here are 9 items that you shouldn’t leave home without.

Eye cream – Eye creams are great for a quick pick me up during the day. Often your skin can get dehydrated from changing temperatures. A quick dab, can brighten and freshen you up.

Mini kit – Mini kits are great to pack your hair spray, deo, nail polish remover, toothpaste and toothbrush/ breath spray. These pouches can be your bathroom cabinet on the go.

A Notebook- A Notebook comes in handy to jot down quick lists, ideas and phone numbers.

Tissues – A pack of tissues is a must have to wipe up spills, wipe your nose, eyes and mouth.

Nail file kit – These are savior to touch up your nails on the go.

Shades – Shades make any outfit instantly cooler and they protect your eyes from the sun. The pair you carry in your bag should match any outfit.

Hand sanitizer – A few squirts of sanitizer and your hands are free from any nasties. For those you who travel on public transport, it can be a lifesaver.

Band Aids – Band aids can really be handy when you’ve broken a nail, scratched yourself or got a shoe cut.

Lip balm – If you wear make-up and work in an air conditioned environment, your lips can get dry. Invest in a good quality lip balm that is colorless. This way you can wear it under your favorite lippy.