My Vanity Trove – sorted

I had it with my makeup in a few locations. Things came to a head when I couldn’t find my favorite blusher in light mauve earlier this week.

I had makeup in 3 places – a cardboard box by the sink (where I found my blusher!), a white plastic box housing the bulk off all the makeup and finally a mini drawer containing just lipsticks. These do not include the makeup brushes and liners in old glass jars.

I know, I know, for someone who doesn’t wear much makeup, I have a lot. I like playing with colours.

Anyway, I pulled out one of my Muji white opaque drawer box from the study and put it in the dressing area. It’s time to get organised.

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As you can see from the picture above, it has just 2 drawers. The old white plastic box now only contains things like additional sponges, eyelash curler, sharpener, free skincare samples, etc.

First drawer contains all face and lip  items: foundation, face primer, blushers, lipsticks, lip glosses and lip balms.

Next drawer contains only eye products: eyeshadows, mascaras, eye liners, etc.

I have everything laid out flat so that I can see at a glance where each item is. No more rummaging around a box or opening mini drawers!

Of course I am mortified with the excesses. Will need to hold off makeup purchases for a while…!

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