If you have a makeup collection that could rival your favourite beauty blogger’s or are aspiring to be at that level (ain’t we all!) chances are you have a lot of products. And when you have a lot of products, you need somewhere to keep them. When there is no vanity case in the world big enough to store your prized collection, it might be time to think of other makeup organising hacks.
Here are five smart storage solutions that you’ll wish you’d tried earlier. Better late than never though, right?
1 Pen Holders
When it comes to storing your makeup, creativity is key. Things that come in long tubes, such as eyeliner, mascara and application brushes are probably the easiest thing to find alternative storage for. Pen holders are great for this and come in all sorts of fun styles, such as unicorns, so it can also add some personality to your desk or dressing table.
2 Drawer Organisers
While most of the time we like to show off our collection to anyone who enters our space, sometimes you want things stored out of sight. Rather than simply tossing everything into a disorganised makeup bag, investing in desk- or kitchen-drawer organisers can help keep your items tidy and different products separated.
3 Cake Stands
This might not be as efficient when it comes to saving space, but nothing looks cuter than a perfume collection stored on a decorative cake stand. Trays are also a great pick for fulfilling this important role. Picking out a pretty one also adds to the general decor of your room and gives you the opportunity to show off your amazing taste in fragrances.
Much like pen holders, mugs are a great way to store brushes, eyeliner and mascara. But because mugs are often shorter, they are also good for holding lipsticks and lip balms too. There are also so many different shapes and designs on the market that you can pick one (or five) that pair perfectly with your decor.
5 Drawer Units
Probably the most practical investment, if you have more makeup and skincare products than you know what to do with (guilty ?) is a set of drawers. And the only thing better than a set of drawers is one on wheels that can follow you wherever you go. These plastic ones with clear drawers also help you to keep track of what is where. Genius!
Remember to always store beauty products out of direct sunlight, preferably in a cool, dark space. How do you store your makeup collection? Tweet us @CosmopolitanSA using #COSMOBeauty to let us know.
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