Whether you’re on the go or need a place to stash your makeup at home, zippered cases are a stylish way to keep your cosmetics intact. Some offer more than one compartment. Some are part of a collection of other cases and bags in various shapes and sizes. Others are sold with beauty products already inside them, but none shown here. We’ll leave the contents up to you.
Furry friend: A monkey key chain comes with this Yvonn zip-top pouch in vivid purple by Kipling. The bag measures 6 inches long, 3½ inches high and 2½ inches deep. It’s originally priced $19 at Macy’s, www.macys.com.
Neon pop: Nylon-coated clutches for holding all your essentials offer bright colors and words of cheer: “Hello Sunshine!” (lemon-lime with aqua zipper), “Smell the Roses” (pink with orange zipper) and “Look on the Bright Side” (aqua with pink zipper). Each measures 9¼ inches long, 5¾ inches high and 1½ inches deep; priced $9.50 each at Bath & Body Works.
Fresh pick: The double-zip clutch from Sonia Kashuk comes in a floral print with matching pieces sold separately. Two sides make it easy to organize your products. The bag measures 8 inches long, 5 inches high and 2¾ inches deep. Originally priced $14.99 at Target, www.target.com.
Can’t miss it: A bold multicolored geometric-print pencil case by SOHO features two compartments handy for toting makeup brushes, eye pencils and so on. The polyester bag measures 9 inches long, 3½ inches high and 3 inches deep. Priced $12.99 at Target, www.target.com.
Snappy stripes: The Liz Claiborne nylon cosmetic case in pink and black measures 8¾ inches long, 3½ inches high and 2½ inches deep. It’s originally priced $14.99 at select J.C. Penney stores, www.jcpenney.com.