The Best Makeup Organizers

Is your vanity scattered with so many powder brushes, half-empty mascara tubes, and blush containers that you can barely see the top of your dresser? Hey, no shame, but if this image of beauty product chaos sounds familiar, it is time to get organized. Investing in a good makeup organizer can save you tons of time when you're getting ready — especially if you have an extensive cosmetics collection — since you won't have to go sifting through all your products just to find the right one. It can also be fun to sort through all your products and make sure each one has its own special place. For the beauty junkies out there, here are a few of the best makeup organizers out there.

Masirs Clear Cosmetic Storage Organizer

The creme de la creme

It's hard to find a more streamlined organizer than this one from Masirs.
Best Overall

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Sure, there are countless makeup organizers on the market — enough to keep you browsing for days on end — but if you’d rather cut to the chase, here’s your pick. Offering the perfect blend of simplicity, durability, and capacity, this unit does a great job of organizing what can otherwise be an incredibly disorganized affair. While it is not the biggest, the most sturdy, or the prettiest, it’s well-rounded and comes in at an excellent price point.

Pros:

  • Has a small footprint, so it won’t take up a ton of space on your vanity
  • Great cost value
  • Body is clear so that you can see the contents inside each compartment

Cons:

  • If you plan on storing a lot of brushes, this might not be the best unit for that

HBlife Makeup Organizer

I just need some space

If your cosmetics collection is huge, then you'll want to invest in an organizer that'll actually hold everything. Enter this organizer from HBlife.
Most Spacious

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A big makeup collection deserves a big makeup organizer, and this one from HBlife is the right storage unit for the job. With large, removable drawers that stack atop one another, you can easily customize this organizer according to how much room you need. Each drawer is lined with a mesh pad so that all your products stay in place. All in all, this organizer can hold around 15 makeup brushes, 10 lipsticks, 8 polishes and eyeliners, and more.

Pros:

  • Available in multiple colors and style options
  • Body is clear so that you can see the contents inside each compartment
  • Modular design allows you to tinker with the unit’s configuration

Cons:

  • We wish the drawers a bit more smoothly, but it’s usually a non-issue

Sanipoe 360 Rotating Makeup Organizer

'Round and 'round we go

Thanks to the 360-degree rotation on this one, you'll have easy access to everything you need.
Best Spin-Style

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Having easy access to all your products is key, and that’s why this 360-degree rotating organizer from Sanipoe is so fabulous. The shelf’s base is nice and sturdy, and the unit spins smoothly. It also has a decent load-bearing capacity if you have heavier products that you want to put on it. You can adjust the height of each of the shelves to your liking, and this feature couldn’t be more useful. Convenience aside, this organizer is lightweight and portable, yet it’s capable of holding an impressive array of products.

Pros:

  • Excellent 360-degree rotation
  • The base is sturdy and spins smoothly
  • Multi-level adjustable shelves

Cons:

  • It isn’t the sturdiest unit out there, so do plan to be a bit gentle with it

HBlife Clear Makeup Brush Organizer

Home sweet home

Give all your brushes a home with this brush organizer from HBlife.
Best For Brushes

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For those who are constantly adding to their makeup brush collection, the HBlife Clear Makeup Brush Organizer is a godsend. Composed of sturdy acrylic material, this organizer can hold brushes of all shapes and sizes, in addition to other products. Also, the sleek, simple design of this organizer adds an element of sophistication and organization to your vanity.

Pros:

  • Clean, sleek design
  • Can hold dozens of makeup brushes of all shapes and sizes
  • Acrylic material is sturdy, durable, and weather-proof

Cons:

  • It would be nice if this came with a lid in case you want to cover your brushes

HBlife 360 Rotating Makeup Organizers

A penny saved

Affordable, adorable, and rotatable, it's hard to think of an argument against this one.
Best On A Budget

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When you want the convenience of a rotating design, the economical value of a less expensive one, and the chic look of some higher-end organizers, this is your pick. Much like some of its competitors, it sports adjustable shelves and a large capacity, and it’s quite easy to disassemble it when it’s time for a quick cleaning (just wipe it down and you’re good). The thinking here is, rather than dishing out all your money on the organizer, save it for what really matters: the makeup itself.

Pros:

  • Excellent price considering the convenience and quality provided
  • Very easy to adjust and disassemble
  • Available in either black or white

Cons:

  • It’s not the most stable, so if it’s situated somewhere where it may wobble or be bumped into, it could fall over

Frequently Asked Questions

What should my first step be when organizing my makeup and beauty products?

We have one word for you: purge. Before you can actually organize your products, you have to get rid of anything that you don’t use, along with any products that may have expired. Try to only keep what you use and need regularly. Paring down your makeup collection will make organizing it that much easier.

What are some things to look for in a good makeup organizer?

Everyone’s personal preferences are different, but in general, it’s nice when a makeup organizer has clear drawers or containers so that you can always see what you’re looking for. Even better if your organizer also has 360-degree rotation.

Do you have any other tips for organizing my makeup?

When in doubt, use labels and dividers to mark everything. And be sure to rotate out any products that are old, expired, or that you simply don’t wear anymore.