Smart and Chic Tips For Organizing Your Makeup

Much like clothes and jewelry, makeup deserves to be displayed beautifully. Why else do you think brands put so much time and thought into packaging? Since even a handful of products can feel overwhelming at times, we turned to our amazing beauty-centric sister site Byrdie for some expert storage tips! 

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    Lili Pettit, organizer to celebrities like Jessica Alba, walks us through several easy and chic ways to de-clutter your vanity. Whether you’re looking to wrangle all of those makeup brushes or store your favorite polishes, the secrets behind an orderly beauty counter are just a click way! And don’t forget to head over to Byrdie for an even more celebrity and runway beauty news!

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    Store Brushes Vertically

    Pettit recommends storing brushes vertically and, if you have the space, separating them based on purpose (eyes, lips, face). “Some people have that Anthropologie-esque thing going on so I’ll use mason jars,” she says.

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    Makeup Jars

    Try CB2’s Toothbrush Cup ($6), Urban Outfitters Clear Canisters ($16), or Waterworks’ Studio Oxygen Jar ($30).

    Pictured: Pottery Barn Evleen Mercury Glass Canister ($20). 

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    The Container Store’s Acrylic Organizer

    If there’s plenty of counter space, Pettit also recommends The Container Store’s Acrylic Organizer ($35).

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Evleen Mercury Glass Canister

Evleen Mercury Glass Canister

Pottery Barn, $20
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Studio Oxygen Jar

Studio Oxygen Jar

Waterworks, $30
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Clear Canisters

Clear Canisters

Urban Outfitters, $16
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Acrylic Organizer

Acrylic Organizer

The Container Store, $35
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