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4 Kitchen Items You Can Use To Organize Your Makeup

Who says expensive acrylic storage is the only way to go?


Don't you just hate it when you're running late for an important meeting and you can't find your favorite shade of lipstick? 

Storing beauty products, especially for makeup junkies, is not an easy feat. Even a few essentials can make your space look cluttered, and you've probably considered buying "ice boxes" just to keep your bathroom counter spic-and-span. Before buying items online or swiping your credit card, consider scouring your kitchen for unused items that can double as storage for your loot. Check out these four things you can use to keep your daily needs organized: 

Main photos from: MakeSpace and Homedit.

If you have limited vanity space and you need to utilize vertical storage, afternoon tea stands are the way to go. You can store the products you use the most on the lower layers while you can use the top shelves for more decorative items like perfume and nail polish. 

Photo from MakeSpace.

Aside from adding a rustic touch to your corner, bundt pans are great for storing bigger items such as foundation bottles, creams, and hair tools. The best part? You can even use the hole in the center to store makeup brushes, lip pencils, or eyeliners. 

Photo from Homedit

For those who love to collect single pan eyeshadows and pigments, ice cube trays should keep them from rolling off the desk. You can also consider organizing them by color so you can easily grab what you want to use without ruining the rest of the pile. 

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Lipstick lovers will surely love the idea of repurposing old candle jars into transparent storage for all their stains and glosses. Ann of Ann le Style has a super easy-to-follow tutorial wherein she demonstrates how you can build a unit and gives a few tips on how you can sort your tubes efficiently, too! 

Photo from Homedit.  

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