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I have a loft, which is where I keep the majority of products before they’ve been photographed (it is also where I take the photographs). I have a second bathroom that’s just for me to use for when I apply my makeup (so there aren’t a lot of temperature fluctuations, though the shower is in a separate room), where I keep basics like foundations, brushes, etc. I’m using a spare bedroom that holds the “archive” so-to-speak, which are products that I’m keeping that have already been tested!

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Yes. I have a vanity where I put on my makeup, and I keep all my brushes on there in two vases. I keep my most used makeup in all the drawers, and next to the vanity I have a makeup train case I keep all the rest. I keep all my extras, and unused makeup in my closet.

I have a huge closet with built-in shelves that are quite large. In there I keep foundations, lipstick, and other face products. I also keep my Sterilite drawers in there, and those house eyeshadow singles/duos & small palettes. I keep my larger palettes in bins under my bed, as well as nail polish. My brushes, primers, concealers, & mascara/liquid liners are kept in pretty boxes on top of my dresser, and liners are in cups in the closet. Every day products like sunscreen & TMs are kept in the bathroom, although I keep only 2-3 in there, as well as 1-2 powders. As I type this all out, I realize I have way too much makeup, LOL!

I need an extra room, but my stash is all on my desk in our study. My computer can hardly breathe between all the makeup. It’s another reason why I like putting all my stuff in palettes. Keeps them organized and saves space.

Yes! I have a vanity dresser where I’ve always done my makeup, with a lighted makeup mirror. Last year, I cleaned out all the drawers of junk and organized my makeup into it.

As of right now, everything is crammed into the bathroom/packed. But me and the fiancé are getting a bigger apartment with the 5th as the move in date. The second bedroom is all for me as an office/makeup vanity & storage. I’m looking forward to going to ikea to see what I can use.

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I have a vanity table that has 5 drawers, a large center divided tray, and a cupboard. Plus two little 4-drawer plastic organizers on top. I have to keep everything under wraps or my cats will carry it away 🙂

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Most of my possession (including make-up, most are new and in box, no less) is locked in a self-storage unit in USA where my husband is, with some stuff still left behind in my home country. I only keep a small train case with me, plus three business card holders that hold all my loose eyeshadow samples. They’re usually on my desk but they’ve been hidden in my closet to protect them from a heatwave we’re having.

I sincerely hope I can end this nomad’s lifestyle soon, although the initial plan to move to the USA might be scrapped due to financial issues that makes immigration procedure near-impossible. No idea how to move all my stuff down here, though, it was easier to move them to the US because international flights to North America get SO much more baggage allowance compared to flights to other destinations.

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I just recently re-organized my vanity and decluttered a lot of stuff, and here’s what I ended up with; I have the Ikea malm dressing table with two Alex 9 drawer systems on each side of the vanity. On top of the Malm table I keep my makeup brushes, beauty blenders, a magnified mirror, hand sanitizer, My daily face moisturizer, cotton rounds and q-tips, skindinavia setting spray, a little jar with all of my eos lip balms and 1 acrylic lipstick organizer (holding 24 lipsticks) where I keep all of my favorite lipsticks at the moment. I had plans to put a couple of muji drawers on top as well, but I didn’t want it to be too crowded. Inside the drawer of the malm dressing table I keep all of my favorite products, or things that I’d like to use more often. On top of the alex 9 drawer systems I have some of my perfumes on one, and my favorite body lotions on another. I could go on and on and bore everybody, but i’ll stop at that. I don’t know why I felt the need to say all that instead of simply stating the organization I use..but oh well lol.

Unfortunately, no. Unless you count my shelf in the bathroom medicine cabinet. I have a small European apartment, so it’s not really possible without some major reorganizing which I’m not willing to do.

No. My most used makeup lives on a drawer in my bathroom vanity, my bathroom is divided by a wall and door between the vanity and the toilet/shower, so there is no humidity in the vanity area.

The rest of my stash lives in Sterlite drawer units stacked on shelves in my closet.

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I had a makeup room, but now it’s the nursery so I’ve been slowly downsizing my stash to fit in one Ikea Alex 9 drawer and will be putting that in my bedroom. I store what I’m currently using (so minimal product) in my vanity area of my bathroom, which is actually separate from the toilet and shower.
I hate destashing…

I use my entire linen closet for makeup. I have plasic and fabric bins to keep things organized. This way, when I have company, no one has to see my vast collection, and it keeps my countertops free of clutter. I also like the closet because there is no exposure to sunlight or heat.

Linen cabinets are great, and that’s what I used to use. However, in my current apartment, the pipes run directly behind it, and the laundry room is adjacent, so it gets too hot.

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