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I don’t have nearly enough to sort by brand, so I sort by type. I have about 3 foundations, 5 blushes, 10 eyeshadows, etc.

Since I have a each few of many different brands and only one Helmer I organize by product. Maybe that will change in a while when my collection is larger.

For the most part by product. I have mac UD and nyx eyshadows all in the same palette. Than my pots all together but for products I have a ton of the same brand like my mac lipsticks or clinique lipsticks I have them all in the same section of my lipstick box. Rimmel has its own lipstick section too.

By product. But I have some overflow because I have more blushes and eyeshadows than anything, so when I run out of room in those drawers, I have to add them to other groups of products.

I organize by type: eyes, face and lips, in three separate drawers and then I organize within those drawers based on how frequently I use each product.

By product, I suppose. I have a little drawer thing and a train case that I keep my makeup in: Train case for a bunch of drugstore/cheap eyeshadows, first drawer for face/base/prep/miscellaneous, second drawer for eyes, third drawer for lips. On top of my drawer I have three jars: Lip stuff (lipliners and Lip Tars), eyeliners, and brushes. I need another drawer, I think…

A little bit of both actually. I’ve tried to keep eyeshadow palettes that are organized by color and just ignore the brand – But it always takes me twice as long to find what I’m looking for. I don’t know many people who think the same way I do, but it’s easier for ME to find products if they’re grouped by brand first, then product.

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That’s how it is for me 🙂 I’ll be like, “OK, I know it was… CHANEL!” that I’m looking for, and when I see the name, it’ll click.

By products,
But all face products together. Ex blushes, highlighter, foundations, primer, bronzer.. Etc etc
Eyes, I have 2 sections. One for eyeshadows, primer and liners etc etc.
The other is for false lashes, curler and mascara.
And lips products including pencil, gloss, lipsticks, pencils etcetc

It is easier to organize my makeup storage by product because if I organize my makeup by brand, gosh, I’m gonna need lots of boxes/cabinets to divide them per brand since my makeup collection isn’t that large but I do like to try many things from various brands.

This is EXACTLY how it is for me. Maybe some day once I am not experimenting so much, or find a brand where every product I love and I get a lot of theirs then I will go by brand but right now it’s just not practical.

By product. My stash isn’t that big (yet). I also wanna try many different brands, so sorting it by brand would be confusing..

By product.
I have tons of eyeshadow palettes,eyeliner pencils,blush and face primer. So I separate the eyes and face products. I bought tree steps drawers and first all face items second eyes and third all my daily use. Also I make date that i bought and used on each product. Cause sometimes I forget the expire date.

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