Do your coworkers cosistently borrow your hand lotion several times a day? If yes how do you handle+

This? Mine are pretty expensive like Aveda Hand Relief or around this price range. They literally show up at my desk several times a day and say: can i borrow your lotion please, i left mine at home abut 3 tmes per day


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expand whole threadDo your coworkers cosistently borrow your hand lotion several times a day? If yes how do you handle+Dalila8012/2/2012 12:26PM

I leave it in my drawer, lol. But I do loan it whenever asked. Quilley 12/7/2012 4:13PM

Just say.. bring your own please, mine is expensive.justinetindall12/6/2012 4:36PM

This. Or tell them "I don't have any more. *People* kept using it, and it got all used up."Neopatra12/7/2012 4:11PM

Depends on the coworker +++trisheee12/6/2012 11:39AM

I don't think putting out cheap lotion is the answer, it's basically enabling their behaviour +coffeeandcream12/6/2012 9:27AM

this!aksharad12/7/2012 9:46AM

ITA.lilacshine912/6/2012 10:57AM

I'd just say no. Point out it's expensive and you don't have enough to share. Honesty isn't rude.orisha_girl12/6/2012 5:43AM

This used to happen to me too. Just keep it in a desk drawer and tell them you ++perfumejunky12/5/2012 10:52PM

A guy at work used mine everyday for 2 weeks-- then bought me a new one! What a nice surprise!finn4712/5/2012 6:31PM

I would use it where no one can see. Use it in the +++++XpugsX12/5/2012 4:14PM

yes, an older guy and youngish girl. mine isn't too pricey but eventually the guy asked ++xxprincessaxx12/5/2012 10:07AM

Cough all over it before you hand it to them... ;-) Or get B&BW when 75% off.muacat12/5/2012 1:17PM

(OK - I wouldn't really do that...gross!)muacat12/6/2012 2:59PM

For Xmas buy them all cheap lotionmylegfeelsfunny12/5/2012 2:07AM

This!!shgirl212/6/2012 10:45AM

Buy a cheap oneindustrykoda12/4/2012 10:08PM

Keep your lotion in your purse and tell them "sorry, no" if they ask to use it!sperryman12/4/2012 7:31PM

This.Neopatra12/5/2012 3:34PM

I would handle it by telling them 'no'. They know they're taking advantage of you and believe me,++greeneyesies12/4/2012 4:01PM

I'd say, "Sorry, I left mine at home as well." A few times of hearing that and ++Susan2148a12/4/2012 3:04PM

Cheap co-workersjocox8812/4/2012 12:49PM

No longer in the work force, but I'd place a large, pump, ds lotion on my desk for anyone to use.Martha61012/4/2012 8:46AM

This^ then stash your expensive stuff in your purse or desk drawerziya12/4/2012 11:56PM

Both of these were exactly what I was ropDebinSA12/5/2012 12:29AM

Throw a jokeKaridinka12/4/2012 2:19AM

Yes! guy next to me helps himself to my Kiehls Hand Salvebellamyblue12/4/2012 1:05AM

Carry a cheap one around. Then let them use that one. Mine don't ask. ++brio81512/3/2012 11:51PM

i usually dont mind but i would give them as a gift around this christmas time or keep it in drawerdiendksi12/3/2012 11:01PM

All the time! I don't mind because I stocked up & have extra, but if I was on last one it'd be diff.dakota201012/3/2012 9:31PM

start charging them for it lol. they are taking advantage of your kindness and think you +++hillarylovesmakeup12/3/2012 7:57PM

wow what a liberty! put your stuff in your desk drawer (be discreet) & get a big cheap +MUrascal12/3/2012 9:05AM

They're just taking advantage of you. Show them the big cheap bottle of lotion you bought for them pretchel12/3/2012 12:12PM

Why don't these people buy their own?!++bootyclaw12/4/2012 1:11PM

bootyclaw12/4/2012 1:10PM

My lotion in my drawer. They saw me using it:)Dalila8012/3/2012 11:47AM

Ah ok. Hmm would you ever consider depotting some of your handcream into a plain container +MUrascal12/4/2012 3:34AM

Then talk to them. Or put a big fat lock on your drawer. Or put something nasty in the faNcy cream.moremi12/3/2012 12:48PM

Collect a few $ from the users and buy a big cheap bottle for the bathroom +combatwombat12/2/2012 9:00PM

that's a good idea, toocoffeeandcream12/7/2012 8:58AM

Keep cheap stuff on your desk, your good stuff in your bag.shernic8212/2/2012 8:37PM

2nd this.bluezinnia12/3/2012 11:40PM

keep your nice stuff in your purse and use it when you go to the bathroom +blueberryfrost12/2/2012 8:26PM

I don't use particularly expensive creams, so I don't mind.subhuman8512/2/2012 5:50PM

i'd put my $$$ stuff in my purse and tell them that i ran out LOLmisakiichii12/2/2012 2:58PM

Put a Suave bottle on your desk or bring in a little BBW lotion...r/opinkflowergirl312/2/2012 2:27PM

Keep Aveda home and break out the cheap stuff...once they see the Suave lotion, they'll stop ropsuzyqz12/2/2012 1:47PM

Super dry hands:) i NEED best hand products all day long at handDalila8012/2/2012 3:21PM

I understand. They will see the good stuff and ask for that instead of the cheap stuff rop tttBoogieluna12/3/2012 7:44AM

I agree with others, Keep the good stuff in your purse and put the cheap stuff on your desktgirl2512/2/2012 3:44PM

Great, thank you all for ideas! I have half empty BBW lotion I dont like, gonna out it n my deskDalila8012/2/2012 4:02PM

and when it's empty don't replace itdogdaze12/6/2012 8:50PM

Sounds like a great plantgirl2512/2/2012 4:04PM

I'd put a pump bottle of cheap stuff on the desk and point them to it. ++returntoshore12/2/2012 12:43PM

2ndFacesbyj12/2/2012 12:52PM

ITA, I have done this in the past.. I do not share my good stuffgina1234512/2/2012 1:55PM

3rd. The fact that they ask you several times a day every day is a little obnoxious imo++blondeangell12/2/2012 1:59PM

ITAgina1234512/2/2012 2:27PM

pretchel12/3/2012 12:07PM

Good grief she is awfully rude & entitled. I would never, ever do something like that++blondeangell12/2/2012 4:28PM

This! I had kinda the same issue with my perfume/body mists that I used to keep out on my desk++andrea3412/2/2012 4:10PM

I kep a big pump bottle on my desk...anything special I kept in drawercountrycats12/2/2012 12:41PM

I keep in the drawer. They saw me using it once and just asked for it and keep askingDalila8012/2/2012 1:01PM

They = 1 person or more than 1?returntoshore12/2/2012 1:08PM

2 peopleDalila8012/2/2012 3:19PM

No wonder your stuff was running out so quicklytgirl2512/2/2012 4:46PM

i would ropnewred12/2/2012 12:36PM

WOW!! If they work everyday & can't afford $1 Lotion, they got wose probs than dry hands LOL!MakeUpOverdose12/3/2012 5:58PM

lol, true. They can get lotion at the dollar storecoffeeandcream12/6/2012 9:29AM

returntoshore12/2/2012 12:42PM