12 No-Fail Products to Keep Your Makeup Organized

Ready to tame your makeup mess? Check out these incredible organizational buys for brushes, lipstick, nail polish and more.

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January 20, 2021

If your bathroom counter looks like a disaster in the mornings, it might be time to get serious about organization, and a great place to start is with your makeup collection. Makeup is a challenge when it comes to organizing, as you're dealing with so many objects of different shapes and sizes that all need to be contained. And depending on the size of your makeup collection as well as the size of your space, you’ll have a variety of different options for storage. We want to help you wrangle the clutter, so we’ve rounded up some of our favorite makeup organizing tools to use in your bathroom, on your dresser or on top of your vanity.

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These hand-crafted acrylic modular components stack securely for vertical storage. They look gorgeous and hold everything from makeup to jewelry. The UV-resistant material in each piece extends the life of the system and prevents yellowing to the acrylic. To clean, just use soapy water!

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This expandable organizer extends to provide a custom fit for your drawers, shelves, vanity or countertops. Compartments of various sizes can store everything from compacts and brushes to lipsticks and nail clippers.

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$49.99 $24

The AMEITECH Rotating Makeup Organizer perfectly organizes and stores your cosmetics. The adjustable organizer can hold at least 60 makeup brushes, 30 skincare products and other accessories, including lipstick, nail polish, eyeliner and more.

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This exclusive Pottery Barn Teen organizer is perfect for neatly storing your makeup and beauty accessories. Featuring 12 compartments and two drawers, it offers plenty of space for all of your essentials. Sturdily constructed from wood in a white finish, it comes with antique bronze drawer pulls for a get-ready solution that’ll last for years to come.

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If you have a lot of makeup brushes, you need an easy solution for storing them all when they’re not in use. An acrylic organizer with different sections allows you to separate your brushes by function while still keeping them all easily accessible.

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$16.99 $14

This organizer is a perfect option for nail polish junkies. There's enough room to store up to 40 bottles, and it fits polish from all of the major brands. The caddy is pretty enough to leave on display on your counter, so you can easily reach for any of your favorite hues.

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This chic, acrylic lipstick riser lets you kiss that unorganized pile goodbye. Its slightly elevated design makes it easy to quickly find the tube you want and organize by shade, brand or season.

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The iDesign Makeup Palette Organizer is designed with nine divided sections to provide convenient storage for makeup palettes and other cosmetic items, including eyeshadow, contour, bronzer, blush, powder and more. The open design and raised dividers ensure that items stay upright and are always visible and accessible, while the tiered design allows for convenient storage of larger palettes in the back and smaller palettes and compacts in the front.

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This glamorous design from fashion designer Monique Lhuillier in collaboration with Pottery Barn Teen adds a touch of elegance to any room with gem-like shapes and a silver glitter finish. Multiple compartments allow plenty of space for all your beauty essentials. Plus, it’s pretty enough to keep out in the open.

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Save space on your vanity or countertop with the helpful Tubo Countertop Organizer by Umbra. It's just the right size for storing cosmetics brushes or eyeliners with seven different sections to keep everything organized.

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To hold your tried-and-true makeup essentials, this petite brass, glass and acrylic vanity organizer from Anthropologie will do the job well. (And look good doing it, too.) There’s even a small dish to house your rings.

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When you're short on counter space, an over-the-door storage option like this one is a perfect choice. It can be hung over your bathroom door or even over a closet door. Seven acrylic shelves and compartments will hold compacts, brushes, pencils, nail polish, lipsticks, perfume, liquid foundation bottles and much more. There’s even space on the inside of the door for necklaces, earrings and bracelets. Talk about a one-stop-shop.

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