Clever make-up storage tips

Wednesday! Cleanup day! Everything is-better-Day! Okay, I’m lying a bit now. I have official holidays, eat fresh Croatian peaches and treat myself not only, but TWO glasses of iced rosé per day.

I also do some work, and hopefully TOTALLY INSPIRING for you – with an updated post that originally went live almost five years ago on Hey Pretty and is one of the most widely read. Are you ready for some Make-Up-Lover-OrdnungsPorn?

Today, we’re just starting to get down the ante, because today’s post has been kicked off the online article “24 Life-Changing Ways to Store Your Beauty Products” on MarieClaire.com – though my life has not been significantly changed, nor have I started, my old ones To empty magazine boxes, you superlatively-horny Americans, you!

In short, when I was looking for beautiful, practical storage tips for make-up, care and hair tools.

And … THE INTERNET IS BIG, DARLING! Sixteen hours and felt 350 cat movies later I’m ready:

Here are my most elaborate discoveries in terms of “Clever make-up storage tips”, starting with the best ideas from the MarieClaire feature.

No way! A cake stand as a presentation plate for your most beautiful perfumes!

Make Up Storage Tips
Image Copyright: Marieclaire.com

Full DIY: A pretty magazine box that keeps all your hair styling tools:

Make Up Storage,
Image copyright: Marieclaire.com

There’s still room behind the bathroom door, is not it? Et voilà, your new hairstyle station, thanks to pocket storage!

Make Up Storage,
If you want to do your make-up thing more CHL in the “I live on a Pinterest pinboard” style, you will love this:

Mirrored Make-Up Boxes by Pottery Barn (available only in the US) starting at $ 45.00

Mirrored Make Up Boxes by Pottery Barn
Image copyright: Pottery Barn

… but you can also get the look at H & M or Zara Home, as with me dihei – visible in my “Bathroom Tour” on Instagram:

Mirrored jewelry box from Zara Home, 89.90 francs

Mirrored Jewelry Box by Zara Home as Make-Up Storage

Your best friend, if you have a large drawer for your make-up storage available? Drawer dividers and storage systems perfectly illustrated here:

Vanity Drawer Inspo by Kate la Vie

Make-Up Drawer: Inspo by Kate La Vie
Image copyright: Kate La Vie

The idea of ​​using the back of your bathroom door is also familiar to other Pinterest disciples, in the case of:

Shoe Rack for Makeup Storage (via Pinterest)

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… and Beautify in the UK offers this clever solution if you have little space on your make-up table:

Beautify Rotating Make-Up Organizer, about 30 francs

Revolving Cosmetic Organizer by Beautify UK

SORRY, I KNOW. This is nasty, louder to look for products that you do not get here in Switzerland. That’s why we’re looking at our favorite yellow/blue living giant, okay?

Do you like it all cleaned up and want to stow your make-up in drawers or boxes? No problem … off to IKEA, höhö!

Beauty blogger Who is Mocca has rebuilt the cool trolley to the beauty station, gugg:

RASKOG Seriverwagen, 59.95 francs

Make-up storage that makes sense: IKEA Raksog as a beauty station
Image credit: Who is Mocca

Or, alternatively, everything nicely stowed in drawers:

GODMORGON Box with cover by IKEA, transparent, set of 5 (14.95 Francs)

IKEA Godmorgon storage

Oh, and this new Skadis system gives you a lot of ways to keep your make-up on the wall, gugg:

IKEA Skådis Auwahrung (accessories here ), from about 40 francs

Make Up Store: IKEA Skadis Storage

Not bad … but MUJI goes one step further:

The Japanese / Global Schlicht department store delivers one of the best – and most comprehensive – make-up storage solutions ever … and finally e bitz is available in Switzerland, thanks to a pop-up store in the Glattzentrum (and hopefully from the fall of 2019 onwards) Shop there!).

MUJI make-up storage made of acrylic, almost 65 different parts (from approx. 2 Euro)

Make-Up Storage with MUJI Acrylic Boxes
Image credit: Gemma Louise

Here also a possibility of implementation with the MUJI elements of Sophie’s make-up …

MUJI Drawers for Make Up Storage
Image credit: Sophie’s Makeup

… and they are just a DREAM, as you can see in the clip of I Covet Thee!

There are also many good DIY ideas for make-up storage on the Web.

Here are some cool suggestions:

Stick together beautiful, flat-walled glasses with hot glue and pile them up, gugg nevertheless:

DIY Make-Up Storage with Glasses (via TopInspired.com)

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Upcycling rules: Why not use beautiful empty scented candles as storage? 

Candle Storage by Axelle Blanpain

Scented Candle Glasses as make-up storage
Image credit: Axelle Blanpain

As a nail polish junkie, I find this IKEA hack pretty great:

IKEA Spice Rack as Nail Polish Storage (via Makeupfiles.com)

IKEA Spice Rack by Makeup Files

The step-by-step tutorial can be found in the link above, and there is also a YouTube clip (right here).

I hope there were also some inspiring ideas for you in these storage tips.

And in the case I NEVER LISTEN, you just throw your beautiful lipsticks and eyeshadows into the bathroom drawer, okay?

If it were up to me – and my bathroom was big enough, I would have fallen for the blogger I Covet Thee’s MUJI solution (from the clip above) … and you?

If you yourself have great DIY ideas for your make-up storage, bring it in the comments!

* This post was originally published on 14th August 2014, now updated!