MY MAKEUP DESK

I have been putting off making this blog post for the longest time. I did do one back in April 2016 but I didn’t have a lot of makeup back then and my desk still wasn’t how I wanted it to be. I finally feel like it’s at a place where I’m comfortable sharing photos!

I understand that I have a lot of makeup and no normal person needs this much, but this is what I collect. Some people collect shoes, my husband collects figurines, I collect makeup. This is what makes me happy and I really enjoy doing my makeup!

So this is my set up. Some people may think it’s a little over the top, but I really love it and have dreamed of this for a really long time. People are always asking me how I store all of my makeup so I thought I’d use this post to share how I store it and how to do it without spending an arm and a leg. I will try and link everything I can at the bottom of the post so it’s all in one place.
My wall storage was from a woman I found on Facebook. She was closing her nail salon so I got them super cheap. My eyelash curlers, tweezers, ect, are in a glass jar. I just wanted something simple for them.
I got my makeup pad holder from the reject shop a really long time ago so sadly, they don’t sell them anymore. My 6 mini drawers are just from Kmart and my makeup sponges are in a rose gold pen holder that I got for Christmas.
I store my Lime Crime lipsticks in lipstick holders from eBay and each one holds 24. My brushes are in a pen holder from Officeworks. Office stores are a great place to buy makeup storage. Acrylic makeup storage can be insanely expensive, but office storage is exactly the same, but cost you probably half so I would definitely suggest having a look at your local office supply stores! My big Morphe palettes and Z-Palettes are on a document holder, also from Officeworks.
My Simple Glam Girls Oval Brushes are in a brush holder from eBay. I absolutely love these brushes and use them almost every time I do my makeup. If you’re interested in trying them I have a discount code which is *KaylaLoves.

When I bought this desk it didn’t have a draw. My husband and his dad made it for me because at the time I was really running out of space and needed a draw really bad. They just made a simple draw and then I bought some acrylic kitchen organisers designed for your fridge to organise everything in there! I can fit 9 in there which store my traditional lipsticks, glosses, liquid lipsticks, mascara, foundations, lipliners, powders, glitters, eyelashes and a bunch of other things

So that is basically everything. Believe it or not, this is my collection after getting rid of a lot of it! I probably won’t be buying anymore until Christmas when all of the holiday collections are released!

DESK | MIRROR | LIPSTICK HOLDER | BRUSH HOLDER | OVAL BRUSH HOLDER
EYESHADOW PALLET HOLDER | DRAW STORAGE

 

 

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11/08/2017

11 Comments

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    thebreezybees

    03/09/2017

    wow!! your make up room is great!!
    beside the thing that i see a lot of amazing brushes…everything is in a perfect order!! and now i am really hating myself because my desk is really a mess!!!

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      Kayla Arnold

      03/09/2017

      You should see my desk at the moment! It’s terrible lmao!

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    Lisa (mummascribbles)

    25/08/2017

    Wow…just Wow! This looks incredible. Your collection is amazing and well done for blogging this…who cares what people think!! Thanks for linking up with #TwinklyTuesday

    • Reply

      Kayla Arnold

      25/08/2017

      Thank you so much! x

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    Kamsin

    22/08/2017

    Wow! Good on you for pursuing your passion even if you think others might not always get why you love make-up so much! You can see the love and time you’ve put into creating this.

    #twinklytuesday

    • Reply

      Kayla Arnold

      25/08/2017

      Thank you so much for your comment! I really appreciate this! x

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    Helen

    22/08/2017

    Wow. Just wow. Oh to have such a beautiful make-up desk, so nicely organised and presented! #TwinklyTuesday

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      Kayla Arnold

      25/08/2017

      Thank you so much!

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    Nikita

    19/08/2017

    Your collection is so neat and organized! Your oval brush set gives me so much satisfaction when they’re all lined up. Would love to see more in depth xx Nikita

    BLOG//Jasmine Loves

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      Kayla Arnold

      19/08/2017

      Thank you for reading! I may do a video on my full makeup collection in the future! x

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