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Don’t rummage through a mishmash of products dumped into your bag when there are much better ways to manage your beauty stash. “Owning a proper makeup organizer will keep your items sorted so that you know exactly where to find something when you need it. This will save you time, money, and frustration by preventing you from losing makeup. You’ll always know what you have,” says Jamie Hord, founder, and CEO of Horderly, a home organization service. Another plus: no more damaged goods. “Makeup organizers can help protect your products from breaking and guard your luggage against leaks or spills. I’ve learned this the hard way,” says Priyanka Ganjoo, founder, and CEO of Kulfi Beauty. Customized Aluminum Cases
Before you choose a makeup organizer, Hord suggests doing a bit of editing first. “Corral all your makeup together and get rid of anything old or that you no longer use. Next, decide where you’d like to store your makeup and take measurements of this space,” she says. These steps will provide a good pre-shopping starting point for organizers designed to stay in your home. Whether you want a large organizer to put on display or a sleeker solution that you can keep outta sight, our list of standout picks from makeup artists, beauty enthusiasts, industry insiders, and decluttering experts will help steer you in the right direction.
Customized Aluminum Cases According to Trae Bodge, a shopping expert, and former makeup artist, “The best organizers are flexible enough to suit my specific needs and those of my readers. I also appreciate it when makeup organizers are easy to clean in case a product spills or if pencil shavings accumulate inside.” Not only does this one feature eight adjustable partitions that you can move around however you want (horizontally, diagonally, vertically) but you can also toss it in the dishwasher. The versatile size and shape are also appealing. “It’s low profile enough to sit inside most drawers, but it also comes with a lid so I can put it on a vanity or take it with me when I’m headed off to an in-studio TV segment,” Bodge says.