Having dozens of different beauty products comes with the territory of being a beauty enthusiast. Even though we love having all the greatest and newest products on the market, having a place to keep them and organize them can be quite the challenge. We found some of the most simple and cute ways to reduce clutter and add organization – and the best part: they’re easy and cheap to make! Check out these DIY beauty organizers below.
If you are like me, then you have endless amounts of polish and nowhere to neatly keep them. Having them all thrown into a box can become a pain when trying to find the color you need. Here are 3 DIY methods to organizing that nail polish!
1. DIY Nail Polish Box by The Beauty Department
Here’s a simple solution to finding the color you want. Simply find a shoe box, and wrap it in a cute paper. To color organize, find white labels and paint the nail polish over it. Use a hole puncher to create a small circle and then stick to the top of the corresponding bottle. Simply place neatly in the box and voila you have an easy way to see what colors and where!
2. DIY Nail Color Swatch by Anz Falcon
If you need a way to easily see all the colors you currently have, then try this tutorial. All you need to do is buy cheap fake nails, small wooden sticks, and a glue gun or crazy glue. Paint the nails, glue them to the sticks, and place them in a bowl with sand or small rocks to keep them upright.
3. Space Saving Nail Polish Holder by Allure
If space is an issue, then you should try this idea from Patricia Alfonso Tortolani, beauty director at Allure.com! She came up with the simple solution to place her nail polish in a hanging jewelry holder. This way, everything is organized, the colors are visible, and they are stored away to not cause clutter.
Jewelry seems to be another thing that I have endless amounts of, and no matter how many times I organize my tiny jewelry box, it becomes impossible to find the pieces. If you’re on the same boat as me, you should try these tutorials:
4. Jewelry Pin Board by Modcloth
Vintage and chic online store Modcloth came up with a great way to hang necklaces and bracelets in a super cute way. All you do is buy a cheap picture frame and remove the glass. Save the piece that fits in the frame and use it to trace fabric and foam to fit the frame. Glue or tape all pieces together and place back into the frame. You now have chic a pinboard to hang your favorite jewelry!
5. Cheese Grater Earring Holder by The Pink Hammer Blog
Another incredibly cute and ingenious idea we came across was this adorable way to hang and display earrings. Yes that is a cheese grater, and it is absolutely adorable. Spray paint the grater to any color you want, and just like that you have the best way to hang earrings neatly and organized.
Makeup can become messy and difficult to manage, especially when you have large amounts of it in different colors and designs.
6. Magnetic Makeup Board by Laura Thoughts
When you search makeup organization on Google, the top results usually are a magnetic board, and that is because it is simple and fantastic. This is the best tutorial for creating the magnet board. All you need is to find a super cheap frame and spray paint it to your liking, then go to a hardware store and get a piece of metal cut to the frame size. Use adhesive spray to stick fabric to the metal. Purchase magnets and hot glue them to the back of the makeup. For super cheap you now have a stylish and convenient way to display makeup.
7. Coffee Bean Brush Holder by Homedit
Storing brushes upright in a jar in another effortless way to keep brushes orderly and clean. There are many suggestions to keeping the brushes up by using small pebbles or sand. But my favorite comes from Grace Lynne Fleming from Homedit.com. Place coffee beans in a container, then place the makeup brushes inside. Not only is it a great way to hold brushes, but you are getting the amazing smell of fresh coffee added.
Straighteners, curlers, and blow dryers always seemed to get thrown under the sink and into a cluster of intertwining wires. If this is the case for you, it’s time to try this tutorial.
8. PVC Pipe Hair Appliance Holder ByDon’t Worry, Be Happy, Keep Learning
The idea to use a PVC pipe to store hair appliances is great idea that you can make look stylish. All you need are some PVC pipes screwed into the wall. They hold everything perfectly. I would recommend painting them to match the style of the room.
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