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15 Clever Organization Products For Beauty Addicts

Pretty lipsticks, all lined up in row.

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1. Quirky's cosmetics makeup organizer is so simple and so cool — its grippy silicone base lets you stick brushes and tubes in any configuration.

Zen cosmetics holder, $12.99 from Quirky.
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Zen cosmetics holder, $12.99 from Quirky.

2. Have a lot of eyeshadow compacts or pots running your vanity amok? You can apparently get perfectly sized acrylic organizers for that.

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Acrylic 8-space compact holder, $18.99 from ByAlegory.

3. How soothing will it be once you have all your lipsticks lined up in their lipstick-shaped spaces?

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You can get a 12-lipstick acrylic organizer for $6.28 at Aliexpress.

4. If you don't have a ton of products, consider hunting down vintage vanity accessories on Etsy.

This one here is from the 1950s and is $42 on Etsy.
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This one here is from the 1950s and is $42 on Etsy.

5. If your aesthetic is more modern, Etsy is also a good resource for handmade wood makeup holders.

The above examples are from Etsy seller Less & More; their goods range in price from about $60 to $140.

6. Clear drawers are really the best way to organize your makeup — depending on the configuration, you can have spaces for lip glosses, shadows, and compacts. Plus, you can see them all.

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A three-drawer stack costs $19.99 at Target.

7. If you're seriously overloaded on products, try organizing by type/color in a clear shoe holder.

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You can get one from Bed, Bath & Beyond for $14.99.

8. A nifty way to hide hair dryers and other hair tools: an under-sink caddy.

Umbra clear plastic caddy, $19.99 from The Container Store.
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Umbra clear plastic caddy, $19.99 from The Container Store.

9. If you have a ton of eyeliners and pencils, one way to organize them is to stick them in a travel makeup brush kit.

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You can get a small one from e.l.f. for $12.

10. Toothpaste squeezers (which also work on lotion and foundation bottles) will help you avoid crossover and clutter — this way you won't end up with a replacement product and the old one you're still trying to get a few drops out of.

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Ooouse's lip shaped toothpaste squeezer is $1.70 on Amazon.

11. Who says you can't organize your nail polishes like you live in a profesh salon? CERTAINLY NOT THE CONTAINER STORE.

40-bottle holder, $17.99 at The Container Store.
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40-bottle holder, $17.99 at The Container Store.

12. But then again, if you'd rather keep your polishes out of sight, thread and craft organizers can actually do the trick.

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Clear thread organizer, $14.99 from Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft.

13. If you're always knocking things over on your vanity, try a spinning makeup tower — no more reaching in between products.

Rotating cosmetic organizer, $29.99 at Bed, Bath & Beyond.
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Rotating cosmetic organizer, $29.99 at Bed, Bath & Beyond.

14. Keep your tools separate from your makeup. This well-proportioned box is literally the perfect size for cotton swabs, pads, and makeup sponges.

6-compartment acrylic box, $20 from The Treasures Box.
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6-compartment acrylic box, $20 from The Treasures Box.

15. Makeup palette junkie? Try a letter organizer to keep them visible and easily accessible.

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Try something simple from Staples for $3.99.

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