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If you’re anything like me — a massive fan of all things beauty and skin care — you’ve probably found yourself in a situation or two where your products are sprawled out everywhere. After accumulating quite a bit of product over time, it becomes a lot harder to manage, especially if you find yourself using just a small portion of your products daily rather than all of them.
There comes a point where it can be overwhelming to find what you need, but luckily, there are quick fixes to help with organizing your beauty products to make life easier. Here are a few of my top tips:
Categorize Your Products
Anyone who owns beauty products knows that sometimes we may have multiple products for specific categories. Between wanting to try a new brand or getting your hands on the latest trending beauty product, you may end up accumulating multiple cleansers, moisturizers, or eye shadow palettes. Categorizing products is a good way to begin your organization. That way, you’ll be able to find exactly what you need, when you need it.
Toss Expired Products
Something that took me long to learn and come to terms with is that your beauty products expire. This is often indicated on the packaging itself. Maybe you’re caught up with a group of products that have been your go-to for some time and haven’t thought to check the expiration dates. As you’re cleaning and organizing, make note of the products that have past their shelf life and toss them. This can free up a lot of space.
Use Clear Containers
One thing I love about clear containers is that they make it easy to see exactly what you are looking for. You won’t have to worry about sifting through drawers or containers to find what you need, especially if your products are categorized. Clear bins and containers are a game changer to help you stay organized and they are easy to find at affordable prices.
While labeling may take some time, effort, and be an additional investment, it can be 100% worth it if it means helping you easily find what you need. This can take your categorizing to the next level by allowing you to specifically note which product belongs to which category. If this is something that can help you with efficiency, do it.
Keep What You Use Daily Nearby
Your daily use products should be close to you so that you don’t have to dig or search and potentially cause more clutter. I keep the products I use on a daily basis in close proximity. You can spice things up by organizing them on a nice tray or plate so you can switch out what you need whenever you want.
Don’t let a messy vanity or medicine cabinet damper your mood. Try incorporating some of the tips above to see how helpful a little beauty organization can be.