Monday, 8 July 2013

Storing your makeup brushes

For a while now, I have just been throwing my makeup brushes into a bag and hadn't realized how much damage it was causing my brushes. I thought I would share with you how I store my brushes.

The Marilyn Monroe boxes were a gift and I store my brushes in the last box. I keep my everyday makeup in the middle box and small things (cotton buds, cotton pads, swabs, etc) in the top box. I usually keep the perfume I am currently using on top so that it is convenient. On the right, you can see that I try and keep my brushes neat so that they do not lose their shape.

I found these ideas online and I thought they were clever!

Using a office spindle to store brushes and other small things (source

Using old jars and filling them with beads (source)



9 comments:

  1. great idea's. Where did you get them jars from?

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  2. very cute ideas! I keep mine in a little pencil jar with the Eiffel Tower on it! xx Rena

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  3. I really love the last idea and how you store them , mine are currently in jars .

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  4. love the storing tips! i could really use this one! thanks for sharing

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  5. I like your last idea of storing them! Also instead of beads you could use coffee beans; it looks good and smells delicious :)
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  6. I LOVE your boxes, they are super gorgeous! xx

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  7. Those boxes are too cute!! I've been seeing that Marc Jacobs perfume everywhere lately!

    I store mine in little vases or mini mason jars...and sometimes I put some rice or coffee beans at the bottom, just so the short brushes will be tall enough.

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  9. I did the same thing! used to keep them in a bag into a realized how much it damaged them. I keep them in little glass jars filled with glass beads! So much better :)
    Thanks for sharing!
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