If you, like me, are a beauty addict, finding a nice way to organize your products can feel like playing Tetris. There are a lot of makeup organizers on the market, but the problem is that often the most efficient, space-saving options are also not very nice to look at. I’ve spent, as you can imagine, quite a bit of time looking for a makeup organizer that is both efficient and pretty — part space saver, part home accessory.
I thought I had found the solution when one of my favorite makeup artists, Nikki Wolff posted a photo of her beautiful glass, antique-inspired product organizer. All of her makeup was meticulously arranged in a case that looked like a jewelry holder you’d buy at a vintage fair. Perfect! Except not: When I went to press buy, I realized the thing was $300. I decided to see what other similar, cheaper options existed on the internet.
To my surprise, there’s a whole world of pretty, vintage-inspired makeup organizers on Amazon. They’re efficient, and give off that pretty, gem-from-the-back-of-grandma’s-closet vibe. Some are detachable, some are stackable, and a some are just for brushes. Below, some of my favorites I found on my hunt for the perfect faux-antique makeup organizer.
This one is similar to Nikkie’s, just a little bit smaller.
A smaller case for people who aren’t, like me, swimming in products.
A bright gold organizer with pearls for added drama.
A brush holder with more pearl drama.
And lastly, the original makeup holder recommended by Nikkie Tutorials that I still stare longingly at.
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