How many eyeshadows do you have currently? Share your suggestions!
I think I am up to nine MAC eyeshadow palettes, which would bring me to 135 eyeshadows from those alone! I’d say I’d have to have at least 150-160 MAC eyeshadows (not including other eye products like pigments), perhaps 200 or more eyeshadows across all brands. . .
Question courtesy of Julie!
Taking a hint from Sephora’s bead-filled brush holders, I present the way I modified it to better fit my personal style/taste. I saw these glassy, “black pearl”-like marbles at Michael’s (the craftstore), and they just were a perfect suit for me. I do wish they were a wee bit smaller, because it would make it easier to keep all of the brushes standing upright at all times, but it’s good enough for me. Each jar required three bags of marbles, each bag costing around $3.
The circular glass jars were a nice find, too, because it’s taken me a year to find them (really!)–everything else wouldn’t be as clean/simple, or the jar would be too tall/short… just something would not be perfect. I believe the glass jars were about $3, and they fit my brushes comfortably. I’d say if you used vase filler beads or smaller beads, you could definitely fit more than the amount I have.
Overall, each brush holder’s final cost was about $22 including tax. You can see more pictures! Continue reading →