Makeup Storage & Organization

I was going through my personal makeup collection doing some cleanup, and taking out items that I no longer want or use. I decided to pick up some more baskets and reorganize things a bit. I store my makeup in my bathroom and that is where I apply it as well. I really want a vanity but don’t have the room for it, but I am going to find a way to make room because then I can really organize things the way I’d like. Anyway, my makeup is stored in two 3 draw Sterilite bins stacked on top of each other with baskets in the drawers for further organization.

In the 1st draw, I keep mainly my brow and lash products.

In the 2nd draw I have eyeliners and eyeshadow bases (that’s NYX Jumbo E/S pencils “depenciled” into jars on the right). I also keep single eyeshadows and my pigment samples in here.

In the 3rd draw I store all of my lip products.

In the 4th draw I have my face products such as primers, concealers, foundations, setting powders, illuminators etc.

In the 5th draw I store my blushers and bronzers.

In the last draw I have my eyeshadow palettes.

I keep my brushes and setting sprays on my spacesaver along with my hair products .

How do you store your makeup?

Erica
Erica

When I’m not hunting down the latest and greatest beauty products, beating a face or lacing a do, you can find me roaming the streets of NYC in my stilettos looking for the next best restaurant. Or in the kitchen trying to outdo myself from the last time.

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11 Comments

  1. 05.20.2011 / 1:14 pm

    I love organizing! <3 I definitely love what you've done and that everything has its place. Extra points for having the little organizing baskets be colored as well!

    As for me, I pretty much do the same thing. I have little baskets within drawers and I also picked up this nifty plastic organizer with little drawers from Home Depot. It was inexpensive and perfect for pigments and such!

    • Mz. More
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      05.22.2011 / 2:34 pm

      Thank you. I definitely need to keep everything organized and in site or I forget what I have. I so need my vanity though! 🙁

  2. Lakitha
    05.22.2011 / 3:57 pm

    I purchased a Caboodles Deluxe sized Train Case from Walmart the other day. It has lots of space and six compact shelves. It is featured on the Caboodles website. This case is a must for all makeup addicts.

    • Mz. More
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      05.22.2011 / 4:19 pm

      Thank you. I am going to have to check that out!

  3. 05.24.2011 / 8:23 am

    i think u are so much neater than me, coz my stuffs are just all over the desk lol

    xoxo elle

  4. 05.24.2011 / 12:17 pm

    I love the organization I have a vanity and I feel like I need to get like a beautiful organizer for the top to free up my draw which is looking packed now.

    • Mz. More
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      05.24.2011 / 12:22 pm

      Thank you. I so envy you guys with vanities. I recommend the sterilite drawers or clear organizers with multiple compartments. That way you can see everything easily and organize your products.

  5. Elisa
    05.28.2011 / 5:47 pm

    I love this post. I need to get organized too! Right now I’m using small (desktop-sized) drawers, for jewelry and makeup, but it’s starting to overflow and I need to weed and/or get larger containers. This is inspirational, although I don’t have nearly as much makeup and don’t need nearly as much space – still, inspirational! How do you find ways to use all your makeup?

    • Mz. More
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      05.28.2011 / 6:50 pm

      That is my main problem, I don’t. I have so much stuff that I have a lot of things that I haven’t even used at all. I try to put myself on ban and shop my collection.

  6. sharon
    08.10.2011 / 1:29 am

    Love ur organisation&ur makeup collex is great hon!!!
    Love love it,thanx4sharing

  7. satisfashion16
    10.09.2011 / 4:10 pm

    Lol,wow, cute. I don’t have a vanity, I dont have the plastic one. I wanna cry, my cosmetics are in a plastic bag, all separeted in different plastic bags, clear ones, according to the type of content. So sad…..

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