Updated August 03, 2019 by Taber Koeghan

The 10 Best Purse Lights

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This wiki has been updated 12 times since it was first published in October of 2017. If you've ever struggled to find something inside your purse, you need to take a look at this list. We've reviewed the top handbag illuminators on the market, so you can locate that tube of lipstick or house key quickly in even the darkest conditions. These tiny lights can also be used in backpacks, luggage, and as travel nightlights, and they're all quite reasonably priced. When users buy our independently chosen editorial choices, we may earn commissions to help fund the Wiki. Skip to the best purse light on Amazon.

10. Glitz See Motion-Activated

9. Nebo Lumo

8. Xodus Innovations Always Glowing

7. FunkySky Heart

6. Nite Ize Moonlit Micro Lantern

5. Wasserstein Automatic Sensor

4. Streamlight Nano Miniature

3. AloneFire Clip

2. Energizer LED

1. Brainstream SOI

Editor's Notes

August 01, 2019:

If you use a purse — or any kind of bag, really — you've probably had one of those moments where you need something in a hurry, but can't find it because of how dark and cluttered your bag is. These purse lights make it easy to find whatever you're looking for quickly. Many of these products have motion sensors, so the moment you open your bag, the light switches on to illuminate your search. Multiple attachment mechanisms are represented in this list, including options with hanging strings, carabiners, clips, and keychains, and we've even chosen two free-floating lights: the Glitz See Motion-Activated and Brainstream SOI. No matter your preference, we've compiled such a diverse collection that you're all but guaranteed to find something that suits your needs.

New additions to the list are the FunkySky Heart, Nite Ize Moonlit Micro Lantern, and AloneFire Clip. The VSspeed with Power Bank, Brainstream SOI Mini, and Wasserstein White Heart have all been removed due to availability issues.


Taber Koeghan
Last updated on August 03, 2019 by Taber Koeghan

Taber is a writer from Santa Monica, CA, with a bachelor of arts in political science from the University of California, San Diego. After completing her degree, she began writing and editing copy for a host of high-traffic e-commerce websites. Her areas of expertise include the beauty, style, pet, and home products categories, and she has plenty of experience covering literature and art, too. Her personal interests in crafting and decorating inform her writing and -- she hopes -- add a good bit of insight to her work. Outside of copywriting, she is a reporter and columnist at a Los Angeles community newspaper and is currently pursuing a master of fine arts in creative writing.


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