Hit with a makeup avalanche every time you open your cabinet or makeup bag? Sick of never being able to find what you want? Or maybe you have ruined a perfectly good lip gloss because the packaging got squished. Here are ten great makeup storage ideas to get you organized and beautiful.
French Design Makeup Box
This tin has style to spare, and rather cleverly has a labeling system on the edge of each box, so if you are a makeup hoarder, this is a great solution to keep your creams separate from your eye shadows, and you can tell at a glance what is in each.
Professional Makeup Case
This is another option that I'm pretty well in love with, as it looks good, can be used for travel, and has lots of brilliant hidden sections. This one even has a separate brush section; which is an area that often gets overlooked.
This professional makeup case is also known as a train case -- so traveling with this beauty is a breeze. It is also is built to last and has a good amount of room for most of us to store our makeup. If you need anything larger than this then there are larger wheelie options, but frankly unless you are a professional makeup artist this could well mean you are a makeup addict - ahh who cares!
I should also point out that this particular style comes in different colors too, so if you aren't a fan of pink croc, do not despair.
Clear Corner Organizer
It's nice and open with various different sized compartments. The side segments I particularly like for lipsticks and nail polish. A good one to have out on show with all your essentials.
I'm So Glam Makeup Tin
Looks great on a dressing table, and has plenty of room for all your bits and pieces.
Seya Roll Top Makeup Bag
The little trays inside match the coloring of the fabric of the bag, but are actually hard - to make sure your makeup doesn't get squashed - and they sort of work concertina style, so more levels keep revealing themselves as you pull.
This might be a neat little bag on the outside, but this case has many layers.
Cosmetic Spinning Organizer
It might not look that tidy, but it's great for those of us that need to find makeup in a hurry, and just need something easy and accessible of a morning. And your table will look so much less cluttered.
The great thing about this organizer is that you can find what you want in an instant.
Unique Storage - Repurpose and Recycle
Although there are many great storage solutions for makeup out there, what could be better than having one that was just made for you? We all have our different wants and quirks when it comes to our makeup, so why not repurpose old boxes and make then into storage just for you.
There's a video below that has loads of great information on how to do this - you can even create little dividers using cereal boxes.
My favorite idea though, is to repurpose items and use them as makeup storage, such as using a cutlery tray. It has all those great sections of different sizes that can keep your makeup tidy, organized, and easily accessible.
Make Your Own Storage - Recycle!
Cosmetics Organizer with Mirror
There are many different sections that are different shapes, sizes and depths, so there's room enough for your brushes, creams, foundation, eye shadows, mascara, lipstick and anything else you need a cool little home for.
Kardashian Acrylic Makeup Organizer
This is probably the most ridiculous and over the top makeup organizer you are ever likely to see, and yet I admit to wanting one instantly.
There are various different options, and the one pictured is called the Kardashian. It's obviously for the diva who takes themselves very seriously in the makeup department, and who has so much makeup that only a large acrylic makeup unit of this kind will do.
It has a large storage area on top that is split into sections, as well as pull out clear drawers underneath, that also have separate sections. You have good makeup, you want to keep it nice; you don't want bronzing powder over your new MAC mascara. I love it!
Hanging Cosmetic Bag
They also usually come with a variety of different pocket sizes so there are ideal places for foundation and creams, a section along the middle for brushes, and smaller sections for lipsticks and eyeshadows, so it's a great all round solution.
If you have any other nifty makeup storage ideas that you like to use, then please drop us a comment below.