Jennifer Carpenter: What's In My Bag?

Celebrity Beauty Jul. 25, 2013 AT 1:15PM
Jennifer Carpenter on June 10, 2013
Jennifer Carpenter, 33, empties out her purse for Us Credit: Michael Pirrocco; Imeh Akpanudosen/ (inset)

Jennifer Carpenter, 33, star of Showtime's hit Dexter (Sundays, 9 P.M.) is a glass-half full kind of gal. "I carry a deck of self-affirmation cards to help me think positive," the actress, dating rocker Seth Avett, 33, says of her leather Givenchy tote. "And I have a $2 bill - my sister says money attacks money!" Other essentials?

Getting Inked

"If there's a great pen at a restaurant or hotel, I ask if I can take it. I don't believe in stealing them -- bad karma! I have one from the Maritime Hotel in New York City."

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She's Got Game

"I'm addicted to playing Scrabble on my iPhone. My photos and music are also on there. I have Velodyne headphones -- they're awesome!"

Caffeine Fiend

"Coffee is the love of my life. People who really know me give me Starbucks cards. I have a bunch, all with $4 or $5 on them."

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Butter Up

"Korres shea butter lip balm is the best. Delta flight attendants give it out to first class passengers in a case with lotion and a toothbrush."

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Spare Pair

"I'm on a bowling league. I always have some Paul Smith socks with me, just in case I wear sandals to a game. We made it to the finals!"

More Essentials:

Korres Lip Butter in Pomegranate, Quince, and Mango, $12,

Clé de Peau Beauté Silky Cream Foundation SPF 23, $120,

L'oreal Voluminous Naturale Macara in black and black/brown, $7.29, 

MAC eyeliner pencil in brown (coffee), $16,

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