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Photos of Your Stash

I saw a thread a while back on here about counting your makeup products.  It was amazing to see those numbers!  While I was reorganzing and going through my makeup since I have moved on to Sephora, and since some things expired and I learned that the hard way lol, I got the silly idea to take a picture of it lol. So if you're bored or just reorganizing your stash, feel free to take a picture and post it!  Smiley Happy My collection is in the little league range at the moment lol


This is my stash after I went through stuff.  I don't use my Victoria's Secret kit much anymore since I discovered Sephora, but I still do use the blushes in it and the lip products when I'm at home for the day.  The main two palettes I've been using are from Urban Decay and Kat Von D, and I love both!


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Here's my stash back to organization on my spinny organizer my granny gave me for Christmas.  It works well for the moment, but there's no way I can fit my polishes in it lol.


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@prettyinpa  I like your vase idea as well.  It's amazing how something like that can be used for something completely different.  Such a simple, yet brilliant, idea!

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very cool !!!!!!!

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Hi Ladies,


What a great post! Its neat to see what everyone's different stashes look like.Smiley Happy

<3 Melissa

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Surely there's a way for the Zuca company to make another line of bags at a cheaper cost, yet still good quality.  The Sephora bag does look very nice and isn't bad to look at.  But I can do some serious shopping at the mall with that money.  I'd hit up Sephora, Aeropostle, Hollister, Vera Bradley, VS, and even buy lunch lol. 

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Kimmi---I agree. And I dont like the logo thing...because I'm not a traveling makeup artist, or a broadway, theatre, music star or actress....or etc so if I get a Zuca bag, its just gonna be a Zuca Bag so that I can use it for travel.

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@sephoramusthave  The logo ones probably cost a bit more than the standard one, too.  It looks like it would be a fairly big bag.  They could make smaller ones for people who don't take really long trips.  An expanded line with different prices could bring them more business.

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kimmi---The Zuga bag isnt that big actually. Its small enough to fit into the overhead compartment in airplanes. Its one of those "looks short and small but its so deep and spacious that it fits a ton of stuff" things.

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@kimmi11115 - I know you posted your original post with the pics ages ago, but are you still using your QVC Table Top Spinning Organizer?  I was thinking of purchasing it but I had heard that not all the brands (lipsticks etc) fit in the allocated slots?  Does anyone else own it and happy with it? Thanks guys. :-) 

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Kimmi----I got Benefit Boxed Powder in Dandelion today!! I got it as a 500 point perk, full sized dandelion, mini mascara and mini face primer (see haul thread)



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@elizbeth1972  I'm not using it at the moment since I'm using my old desk as a vanity.  Depending on how much makeup is added, I will probably bring it back out to use.  Certain lipsticks and lip glosses didn't fit in the slots that look like they're for that type of product, but you can figure out ways to use them.  I played around with it until I had it set up the way I liked it.  Right now, I'm using a Caboodle makeup tray that I found at Kmart, and I really like it. 



@sephoramusthave  Yay!!  I replied to your haul in the haul thread.

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Dude...I'm really impressed with the ALEX organizer from IKEA. Check out this link. It looks like wood, so its stronger than you know...plastic. Take a looksy.

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Kimmi, I think you might like this persons nail polish collection

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That is nail polish heaven!!  I don't feel bad about my stash size anymore lol.  I've heard about the Alex oranizer, but I don't think there is an IKEA anywhere in East TN.  The only place I could possibly think of that may have one would be Knoxville.  It does look sturdy, and I have worried about my plastic drawers.  The one that currently holds my big bottles looks to have a slight dip in the middle from the weight.


My dad is really good at woodworking, so I wonder if he could built an Alex organizer.  Although he wouldn't do it for my nail polishes lol.  He'd think I was nuts lol.  The space in my room is limited, so I need to do some rearranging for my figurines.  I'm out of room for my books and textbooks on a couple of my shelves as it is lol.  

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Oh my gosh. I wish I had this persons makeup collection/organization system.

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I reorganized my makeup drawer box. Big Lots had a set of 3 of the exact same drawers for 5 bucks so I bought it and popped it onto my box. I bought a set of 5 at Walmart for around 10 bucks, and the set of 3 at Big Lots was 5 bucks. They are seperate drawers that are made to pop/lock into each other. I just popped off the top from my 5 drawer unit and popped in the 3 drawer unit on top. So now I have a 8 drawer unit. If I need to put it away in cabinets I can assemble it into sets of 2 (4 drawers each) but now I have everything locked into on top of each other. Its a 8 drawer stack but it sure is pretty sturdy. I need to figure out how to post pixs on this new board! Here's how I have it set up:


Drawer 1: FACE (foundation, setting powder, concealer, TM, sunscreen, eye primer)


Drawer 2: SINGLE SHADOWS (cream, pressed powder and loose)


Drawer 3: PALETTES (any palette that fits)




Drawer 5: LIPGLOSS/LIPBALM (some are in purse/night stand)








I really like how its organized right now. Before everything was packed into the 5 drawers, everything was on top of each other and things got neglected because I couldnt see them/werent within easy reach. Right now I have everything laid OUT so I can see everything that I have, and every drawer is still full because nothing (almost nothing) is on top of each other. I really underestimated how much makeup I have....when you have everything packed into a pretty small stack of drawers your eyes play tricks on you. I had NO idea that I had so many glosses (because my glosses/balms/lipsticks were all mushed into the same drawer).


I need to do the project 10 pan again. Or something.



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I see you posted your add-on drawers to your makeup organizer.  I love the way you have everything organized in each drawer!   I saw a lot of my favs, too!  This post makes me not feel so guilty about my makeup collection!  I'll get paid Thursday and can't wait to pick some up. Thanks for sharing!


By the way, what is a project 10 pan?

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wingatprsct----Project 10 pan is when you commit yourself to using up at least 10 beauty products before you go out and buy some more. There are exceptions, such as if you get something as a gift or if you *completely* run out of something you are allowed to go out and buy *one* of whatever item (s) you ran out of. It can be makeup, skincare or bodycare-----whatever you have a lot of. I'm doing this right now in the project 10 pan to join me? You can either set aside 10 items and use just those everyday until you finish them up or hit pan (use so much of the product that you can see the bottom of the pan) or you can do what I am doing right now which is just making a list of products as you use them up. Oh and samples/deluxe samples dont count.


Oh and thank you so much!! I really love it too because it doesnt take up much space, its so slim and compact and it can always be updated! If I want to seperate my powder shadows from the cream ones for example all I have to do is pop in another drawer and I'm all set! The first time I saw it I didnt think that it would hold all my makeup but it holds everything except for my bigger palettes. I also have a few lipsticks and lipbalms in my purse/nightstand but other than that, this is everything I own!


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Do you love your bite lipsticks as much as I do?


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Where did your granny get this organizer?! It positvely charming and something I must have! Smiley Happy

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