Updated makeup storage: Part 2

January 9, 2017 | Beauty | 42 Comments »


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Updated makeup storage: Part 2

My shiny pink tool box is where I store most of my makeup. I store all of my lip products in the smaller tool box. The larger tool box will be reorganized soon. Some of the drawers are a little too crowded and I’d like to space some of the products out a bit more. The plan is to use the top drawer of the larger tool box for extra lip storage. And use the remaining 4 drawers for eye products. Then transfer all of my face products to a few of the Alex drawers. I really like the way the tool box and tray inserts hold my lip and eye products. I also saw some really nice trays for the Alex drawers that would hold my face products perfectly! But… this is how I have it set up now. I didn’t include a photo of the bottom drawer because there’s nothing interesting in there. At the moment it’s just wasted space (Play! By Sephora bags, backups, decorative boxes, etc.). I’ll eventually move my larger eyeshadow palettes into that drawer because it seems like it would be a better fit.

Updated makeup storage: Part 2

Drawer #1 | Lip gloss, lip balm, etc.

Updated makeup storage: Part 2

Drawer #2 | Lipstick

Updated makeup storage: Part 2

Drawer #3 | Liquid lipstick

Updated makeup storage: Part 2

Drawer #1 | Face products, primer, foundation, setting powder, etc.

Updated makeup storage: Part 2

Drawer #2 | Face products, beauty powder, highlighter, blush, bronzer, face palettes

Updated makeup storage: Part 2

Drawer #3 | Eye products, single eyeshadows, smaller palettes, shadow sticks, eye primer

Updated makeup storage: Part 2

Drawer #4 | Eye products, larger palettes

Both of my tool boxes came with matching pink liners. I got the tray organizers separately. Sears is one of the only places I’ve seen them. It’s also the cheapest. They fit inside the smaller tool box perfectly. There’s a bit of a gap in the larger tool box, but it’s not a problem for me. I still make use of the extra space as much as I can. While being extra careful not to make it look cluttered.

You can read more about how I organize my lipstick here. I like to label swatch them so that I can easily find what I want. Obviously I don’t have to label the liquid lipsticks or lip glosses, but it works wonders for the regular lipsticks.

There you have it! I’ll probably end up doing another update once I reorganize everything. It was a little hectic when my storage expanded over Christmas. I wasn’t sure what to do. But now that I have everything set up I have a better idea on how I want to reorganize it all.

42 Comments on “Updated makeup storage: Part 2” »
  1. I find tidily arranged makeup so visually pleasing!
    And it’s so cool how you swatch-label your lipsticks. Very practical!
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  2. Ahh I would love to have dedicated space like this and easy access to my makeup! I keep everything in clear acrylic cases that are stacked inside my space bedroom closet. Your lipstick labeling system is genius!
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  3. so neatly organised…Love the pink makeup organiser.. Its a dreamy room
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  4. Wowsers! You have an amazing collection! xx
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  5. I love this set-up! The color scheme almost makes it look like a professional display.
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  6. MonicaP

    Oh, my goodness .. I just want to play in that box! So many fabulous products arranged perfectly :-)

    Monica.

  7. Wow ! I am in love your makeup corner. Right now in my mind, I am having this thought – Someone please gift this to me. :D

    Beautiful post !! <3
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  8. I totally loved looking at the neatly organized makeup storage…. The pink look of it so amazing, a makeup lover cN just end up looking at it hours like that 😊
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  9. That pink tool box is so pretty! I just bought a new storage container for my makeup because I ran out of room in the first set of drawers I have.
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  10. Beautiful makeup closet….You have kept everything so beautifully and in an organized manner…lovely pictures and great post babe…xx, Neha

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  11. Omg I love it!!!! I want to play with all your pretties 😍😍😍

  12. Such an organised beauty corner. Love how everything is pink! :)

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  13. I love your storage!!! I still have yet to organise my Alex drawers.. don’t let my pix fool ya, I’m a disorganised mess when it comes to my make-up :-)))
    Becca | theBeautyInbox

  14. The idea of sticking a label with a swatch on lipsticks is just brilliant! I never even thought of it…
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    • Thank you, Lulle! I saw a lot of people placing them upside down so that they could read the name, but that was too much trouble for me. For the most part I can figure out what’s what judging by the swatch.

  15. How beautifully and neatly arranged! And what an amazing collection of makeup you have! Love the pink colour of the organiser, I should get it in my life!
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  16. Zovesta

    Gdamn, I’m envious!! ;) Those CP eyeshadows + MAC lipsticks are dreamy. Such fantastic storage – and I like how you labeled the lipsticks! I also like how much of your own personality is in your storage.
    Love it!!

  17. OMG! A dreamy place indeed :) Loved the way you have organised everything, Lisa!
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  18. Wow, well organised and look so beautiful storage.
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