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17 Inexpensive Products You Need For Your Vanity ASAP

Even if your bathroom counter is your vanity, we've got ALL you need.

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1. A gleaming blender holder to air dry and store your sponges in the loveliest way.

Promising Review: “This is the perfect storage holder for my Real Techniques Sponge. It keeps me from getting makeup on my white vanity table when the sponge is dirty. And it’s perfect for holding my sponge when I air dry it after being cleaned. The spirals allow for air to pass all around. And the beauty blender doesn't roll around or get moldy while trapped inside some non-breathable container.” —Michelle

Get it from Amazon for $5.99+ (available in five colors).

2. A rotating organizer for easy access to all your beauty products and accessories — without taking up hardly any counter space.

Promising Review: “I am in love with this thing. Whoever came up with it is a genius. I have a small space right now and don't have anywhere to put most of my stuff. So this comes in handy. It fits my stuff that I use on a daily basis. It’s basically the best thing I've purchased on Amazon, and I am a weekly shopper!” —Mom

Get it from Amazon for $23.99 (available in three colors and four different styles).


3. A peel-and-stick LED light kit for an easy DIY project to brighten your makeup area with an illuminating glow.

The light strip is 9.8' long with 60 LED lights, and includes an on/off switch.

Promising Review: “These lights are really nice and bright, which I need to do my makeup. They are almost 10 feet long, so I'm going to hang them around my bathroom mirror when I move. They plug into a regular outlet and have an on/off switch. The lenses over the lights are waterproof, so I don't have to worry about water from the bathroom sink splashing up on them. Each light has a sticky back, so I can attach to the mirror or the wall, though I‘m not sure which way I'm going to do it just yet!” —Dees Happy

Get it from Amazon for $25.99.

4. An organizer tote so you can easily carry your go-to beauty products from your bathroom counter to your room — or wherever the you decide to do your makeup.

Promising Review: “This tote has improved my morning routine so much! I used to keep all my makeup in drawers on my countertop. But I just got renovations done to my bathroom that left me with very little counter space. However, this tote works even better than the drawers! I can see everything at once, and it's easy to keep it all contained. I stash it under the sink when I'm done. I would say it holds more than what the picture suggests. It’s the perfect size, with great compartments and an awesome price!” —Laura Brewer

Get it from Amazon for $14.99.

5. A set of cleaning mats that'll keep your makeup brushes clean and looking amazing.

Promising Review: “The suction cups along the bottom of these mats are very helpful when it comes to cleaning brushes. Prior to the purchase of these mats, I very rarely cleaned my brushes. When I tried just using a paper towel, it didn't seem to have much benefit. But this mat provides labeled areas for different types of brushes and folds up nicely for storage.” —Maddie Majeski

Get them from Amazon for $9.90.

6. An over-the-cabinet hair tools holder to keep curling irons, dryers, and flat irons from cluttering your prep area.

Promising Review: “This is the most amazing invention ever! It holds your straightener, blow dryer, curling iron, or whatever else you want to store in the third slot. Now my stuff is all in one place when I open the cabinet in my bathroom. And the cords are not all tangled!” —Abeau

Get it form Amazon for $17.99+ (available in two finishes).


7. A bright LED magnifying mirror for a closeup view to help you slay your eye looks or apply your lashes with perfection.

Promising Review: “I wish I would have purchased this a very long time ago. My eyebrows look amazing now! I placed it right on my big mirror over the sink. It looks great, and the light is very bright.” —Rvtgirl

Get it from Amazon for $19.99.

8. A wearable nail polish bottle holder so you can avoid getting rogue polish on your bathroom counter or vanity top.

Promising Review: “I am all about finding products to make my life easier. This fits my fingers just fine. And I tried two different sizes of nail polish, and neither fell out. The best way to keep the nail polish in the holder is to lift up a few of the octopus arms around your nail polish!” —PunkOfNeptune

Get it from Amazon for $9.99 (available in seven colors).

9. A simple palette organizer that'll save you from digging through your drawers to find your favorite palette.

Promising Review: “This organizer works great for my longer eye-makeup palettes, and it doesn’t take up too much space on my vanity!” —Rob

Get it from Amazon for $12.99.

10. A collapsible makeup brush tower to air dry your brushes without ruining the bristles.

Promising Review: “This rack is very sturdy and has a heavy-duty feel to it. It does not feel like it will break easily, and it holds my brushes just fine!” —Mousie

Get it from Amazon for $10.99 (available in two colors).


11. A wavy three-part container for holding makeup brushes, cotton balls, cotton swabs, and other beauty tools.

Promising Review: “I love this holder. It’s perfect for storing my makeup brushes. I used beans to ensure that the brushes would remain standing. And I have approximately 24 brushes in the holder!” —Styled by Geneva

Get it from Amazon for $10.99+ (available in two sizes).

12. A countertop hair accessories holder you can use to make your morning routine more manageable.

Promising Review: “This has really helped to clean up my counter and simplify my mornings. I love being able to leave my blow dryer and straightener out without making my counter look messy!” —Kindle Customer

Get it from Amazon for $12.99 (available in five finishes).

13. A five-port USB charging dock that'll make sure the cords from your phone, tablet, and other devices don’t disturb your makeup magic.

Promising Review: “I’ve only been using this for a couple of weeks now. But so far, this is absolutely great! Our iPads used to sit scattered on the counter. But now they all have their own place in the charging rack. There are also two quick-charge ports, which work great if you forgot to plug your device in overnight and need a fast charge before heading out!” —D. Rise

Get it from Amazon for $34.99.

14. Or an adjustable aluminum stand to keep your phone charged and protected from drops — especially if you use your device to listen to music while doing your makeup.

Promising Review: “This is a very nice stand for my iPhone 6. The angle of the stand can be easily adjusted to your preferred angle. Plus, there is a hefty weight in the angle adjustment, so I have confidence it won't go slack or loosen over time!” —J. Huie

Get it from Amazon for $12.88 (available in six colors).


15. A magnetic Z Palette for finally putting individual eyeshadow pans in one place and prevent any broken shadow heartache.

Promising Review: “This Z Palette is perfect for storing my eyeshadow singles, as well as those that I have deported from larger palette sets. The magnetic base is extremely strong and holds the shadows without any sliding around. I was unsure of what size to order at first, but I'm really glad I went with the medium. It would comfortably hold about 15 MAC, Makeup Geek, or Karity shadow pans!” —Kate

Get it from Amazon for $15.30.

16. A darling two-tier tray to hold your accessories while you get ready — because no one feels like looking for a lost earring.

Promising Review: “This tray is perfect for my bathroom counter! The trays are a nice, heavy clear plastic so they won't break even though they look like glass!” —Suzy

Get it from Amazon for $15.99.

17. And a three-pack of Windex wipes that'll clean your mirrored surfaces without worrying about sprays getting all over your beauty products.

Each pack contains 28 wipes.

Promising Review: “I love the convenience of wipes instead of spray bottles to refill and wads of paper towels. I'm happy with the amount of Windex on each wipe. I can do a lot of cleaning with just one!” —Jo Fogarty

Get the three-pack of wipes from Amazon for $9.42.

The reviews for this post have been edited for length and clarity.

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