After six months in a rental, I'm finally moving in with my partner at his parent's place! Now I have to try and set up my usual makeup location so that it doesn't look too much in what is now mine AND his' bedroom. Any tips on how to organize or store this (20 office drawers worth of stuff)??
I have a writing desk with multiple drawers. It doubles as my computer desk. It's what I found to work best for me. I can sit to apply my makeup, opening whichever drawer I need to without having to take out everything. I keep makeup brushes on top in decorative mugs and empty candle holders.
I have a mismatch of drawers and containers storing my make-up. It works ok but I am just itching to change and re-organise the lot of it! Looking through this thread for inspiration - so far I'm thinking the Ikea Malm and Alex!
Ladies -- Please !! Do adhere to guidelines for tossing your makeup! The guidelines are based on bacteria forming from coming in contact with your skin, eyes, and saliva (even a drop) Most makeup has some form of chemical compound to combat this, however, it can and does breakdown after the recommended time (as noted by the number stamp or general statement above) and can cause breakouts, eye infections, etc. this is a solution to a more problemic issue, wouldn't you think? Now go check your stash you beauties!!
My boyfriend just bought me the Muji 5 drawer and 2 drawer (w/o lid) for my birthday today and I can't freaking wait to go home and play with it!!!!!!!!!! AHHHHHh. I had to force myself to go to work because I kept wanting to stare at it. Lol.
Thank you ladies for sharing your storage solutions :). Love them all!
Once in a while Clinique will give a free makeup bag filled with samples with your purchase. I have several of those makeup bags and I use them to sort my makeup (eye makeup in one, foundation/concealers in another, etc...).
i have a set of plastic drawers in my bathroom, where i keep all of my makeup. my brushes are kept in two cups on top of the drawers. my bathroom is TINY, so it's the most compact system right now. hopefully once we move into our new apartment, i'll be able to organize a bit better and get my makeup out of the bathroom. and someday, i'll have a vanity again. i miss mine.