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    25 Things Everyone Who Wears Makeup Should Own

    Everything you need to make your makeup game next level.

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

    Amazon

    The set includes three blender holders.

    Promising review: “This is very pretty and holds my blender. It's not something I thought I needed until I actually had it. And I'm buying two more to hold my other blenders!" —KayOh

    Get them from Amazon for $5.85+ (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.

    Amazon

    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 $18.55+ (available in three colors and four different styles).

    3. A glittery makeup brush set so your beauty tools can be as magical as the makeup looks you create with them.

    Walmart

    The 18-piece set includes brushes for applying powder, foundation, concealer, eyebrow products, highlighter, and eyeshadow.


    Promising review: “I bought these for my daughter and she absolutely loved them. They are amazingly beautiful and excellent quality. I will definitely order this product again!” —Pamela

    Get them from Walmart for $18.99.

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

    Amazon

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

    Promising review: “These are awesome. The lights are extremely bright, even in daytime. And the length is almost 10 feet when taken apart. They plug into the wall and can be cut every three lights, if needed. They also use 3M strips to stay up, so they won't damage the walls or leave behind a sticky residue, if you move them.” —Penny

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99.

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

    Amazon

    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 (available in four colors).

    6. A darling mirrored-top vanity and stool set to house all your fave beauty products.

    Walmart

    The cushion of the stool is made from faux velvet.



    Promising review: "I love this vanity set! I am very happy with my purchase and would definitely recommend to anyone looking for a chic and fun vanity table.” —Catherine F

    Get it from Walmart for $140.

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

    Amazon

    The set includes two mats.

    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.

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

    Amazon

    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 $15.99+ (available in seven finishes).

    9. A tube of NYX Pore Filler which isn’t formulated with oil, allowing your makeup to glide over it with ease.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "This is a very concentrated and effective base to wear under your foundation, and the results are wonderful, in my opinion. After applying, I used one of my regular foundations so I could really judge the difference. I could immediately sense a wonderful smoothness as I applied it, and I felt that my skin looked much fresher. The best part is that it lasted all day!" —J. Arena


    Get it from Amazon for $7.44.

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

    Amazon

    Promising review: “This mirror is exactly what I was looking for, and the locking, adjustable 360-degree joystick suction mount is the same type used for auto cellphone mounts. It attaches best on a temporary basis to a glass mirror or hard, slick surface. I wouldn’t recommend sticking it on painted surfaces. For travel, rechargeable batteries work well for it. The mirror doesn't draw that much power at all.” —John Craine 



    Get it from Amazon for $21.99+ (available in two magnification levels).

    11. A very pocket-friendly L.A. Girl Nudes palette that includes a mirror and double-sided applicator to ensure all your eyeshadow tools will be in on place.

    Amazon

    Promising review: “This palette is just perfect, with mild colors for work and day, along with bold colors for a night on the town. I use L.A. Girl eye shadows along with Hairgenics Lavish Lash HD Mascara, and it really makes my eyes pop. Try this combo. You will love it!” —Piper Carlson


    Get it from Amazon for $6.99.

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

    Amazon

    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 $28.50.

    13. A bottle of MAC Prep + Prime Fix+ Finishing Mist to gently mist your face with all-natural ingredients that'll keep your makeup in place throughout the day.

    Nordstrom

    Promising review: “I love this spray. I had never used it before and I got a sample when I purchased another product. I used the sample. And in a few days, I fell in love with it and had to order the full size. It sprays on in a fine mist, and it makes my skin feel so soft and smooth. It sets my powder foundation, which is all I wear on my face, instantly. I just love the way my skin has a glow to it after I apply this and how great my skin feels.” —KymmLisa

    Get it from Nordstrom for $13.97.

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

    Amazon

    Promising review: “This thing is awesome. I was afraid that it would be flimsy but it definitely is not. I am completely and utterly thrilled. There was a spot for everything. Even my kabukis fit perfectly. My smallest eyeliner brushes tend to jut out at angles, but they don't slip out despite being super skinny.” —Kira Hazen

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

    15. A bottle of Anita Grant Argan Oil — packed with Vitamin E, essential fatty acids, and proteins — you can use as a makeup remover, primer, and moisturizer.

    Anita Grant

    Argan oil can be used on your face, body, hair, and even your beard. You can use it on its own or as one of the steps in your skincare routine.


    Promising review: “This organic virgin argan oil is the best for everything! I use it on my hair after I shampoo, on my face and neck after a shower, and on my feet and heels. It is excellent quality and it has the same feel and nutty scent as the one I bought in Morocco over the summer. This is a keeper for me and my family!” —Rhishma Hussain 


    Get it from Anita Grant for $32.43.

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

    Amazon

    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 $13.99.

    17. A minimal Juvia’s Place Nubian palette so you'll be able to max out on shimmering slayage with glittery neutral shades.

    Amazon

    Promising review: “I am sorry it took me so long to discover Juvia's Place eyeshadows. I absolutely loved the colors in this palette because I mostly wear neutrals. The item came quickly and undamaged. I've since ordered three more Juvia's Place palettes. If you love makeup, especially eyeshadows, by all means get this. The shadows are buttery, blendable, and extremely pigmented.” —Thelma Talbert

    Get it from Amazon for $22.

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

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    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.

    19. A bottle of Joah Glow Activator Radiance Primer — which is infused with gold flakes — to prep your face before applying makeup and leave your skin hydrated and refreshed.

    CVS

    Promising review: “I’ve been using this primer for a week. I have extremely dry skin and this primer underneath my foundation is wonderful. My makeup doesn't flake away and it stays in place all day with this under it. The gold flakes inside are just micro glitters. But it still looks pretty on the skin. It's not an excessive amount of glitter and you really notice the flakes very little once you put it on.” —Nikki 


    Get it from CVS for $9.99.

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

    Amazon

    Promising review: “This is really pretty. Bigger than I thought it might be, which I know is subjective and not very helpful but my point is you won’t feel that it's dinky. The plastic really does look like glass — it’s nice and clear. The trim is more copper than rose gold but since I like both, it’s just perfect.” —Lucinda Cummings Kilmer

    Get it from Amazon for $15.99 (available in two finishes).

    21. A tube of Fenty Beauty Gloss Bomb for a high-shine lip gloss that comes in three gorgeous shades which can condition your lips while taking your beauty look to the next level.

    Sephora

    Promising review: "It's not crazy sticky, leaves a perfect amount of gloss with one dip, compliments my pale skin tone (very universal), makes my lips look crease-free, and is a perfect size so I can fit it in any purse or travel with it." —Emmuhh

    Get it from Sephora for $18 (available in three colors).

    22. A pouch with a waist strap that makes it easy to access your brushes when doing your bestie's makeup or working on a client.

    Amazon

    Promising review: “I am a freelance makeup artist and I love this pouch. It puts that I am so official statement out there and is super necessary to have one of these babies to get the job done. It holds all the brushes I need. It is the absolute perfect size. It is big enough without being too bulky.” —Mrs. Hernandez



    Get it from Amazon for $12.99.

    23. A cosmetics mat that'll transform into a travel pouch you can set up anywhere your trips take you.

    Amazon

    Promising review: “This was PERFECT for travel AND a great price. It was large enough to contain a lot of items and easy to use. I just pulled it open in hotel rooms until it was flat and then pulled it all together when I was done and threw it back in my bag. I plan to use it when I fly with my carry-on bag so I can take what I need without a bulky case that takes up more room.” —Amazon Customer 



    Get it from Amazon for $4.66+ (available in two colors).

    24. A lovely eyelash storage case so your go-to falsies will always be protected.

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    Promising review: “I love this eyelash storage especially because I can group them by my everyday lashes and my glam lashes. It is perfect for the end of the day when I'm at the gym and storing my lashes away in a safe place. It’s a very sturdy case and great for traveling, too. It is very durable.” —Pupu

    Get it from e.l.f. Cosmetics for $5.

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

    Amazon

    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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