Make Up Storage

Hello my lovelies,
Since January I have been promising to show you my make up storage. I will film a special video to show you some trick and ideas of keeping all things clean and tidy(very important with make up) but in the meanwhile here is a bunch of pictures of my make up area and where I film.
As you can see, I use Muji acrylic boxes, which I like because they are shallow and see through so it’s easy to find everything in the morning or when in the rush. I also add few boxes or containers from various places. The acrylic organisers in the big drawer are from Ikea, as well as my vanity table (Ikea-Malm).
The nail polish rack I got off Ebay, and everything else I will list under the pictures. Prepare for picture overload :D If you have ANY questions tweet @tamarakalinic for instant response, or comment below :)

Three round pots keeping my Mac lipsticks (chocolate muss came in these originally)
single eye shadows, that I use a lot
Other lipsticks I use, besides Mac
Lipglosses I use a lot

Mac blushes

Other Blushes

Bronzers and MSFs I use mostly
Daily foundation choice
current perfumes
In two short drawers next to my dressing table I keep things that are not used often. Rest of my polishes, nails stuff, nail art, gelly cushions for heels, eye drops, some Lush products…
They have Ikea Godmorngon organisers in
Lip Balms, my obsession
Before the make up I scrub and condition my lips
Daily used face brushes, mascaras and eye brow pencils
another overview
most used nailpolishes
Chanel, Dior, Mac, Ysl quads
Mac palletes ( I have three full -natural, darks, and colourful), Naked and Alice in Wonderland ( Urban Decay palettes) , Mac most used quads of my choice. Mac lip sticks and Juicy tubes on the left by Lancome.
Do you have any good ideas for storage, or how do you store your make up?
Any questions, comment pls.
Love you all xoxo


  1. Feb 6, 2012 / 8:40 pm

    omg it’s dreamworld:)


  2. Feb 6, 2012 / 8:44 pm

    I love it! It’s very similar to mine :)

  3. Feb 6, 2012 / 8:45 pm

    Koliko li je ovo samo vredno… Zavidim na ovim lakovima! :)

  4. Feb 6, 2012 / 8:51 pm

    Ahhhh, so lovely pictures full of makeup! You collection is quite big and yet everything looks neat and organised! Is this Ikea desk/vanity still available?

  5. Feb 6, 2012 / 9:00 pm

    Wow your collection is amazing, love how your OPI nail varnishes are displayed! xo

    maydoll blog

  6. Feb 6, 2012 / 9:02 pm

    Divno, sve je tako uredno, sredjeno… zavidim ti :) Neka neki od sledecih postova bude garderober :)

  7. Feb 6, 2012 / 9:04 pm

    It´s amazing, is like a big shop. Kisses.

  8. Feb 6, 2012 / 9:04 pm

    WOW! That is an insane amount of products you have! Love the way you keep them tidy, will probably look into the nail varnish storage as its so cute and helpful!

    Monochrome Magpie

  9. Feb 6, 2012 / 9:05 pm

    Gosh this was so inspiring!
    I gotta get me some of those Muji boxes… ;-)

  10. Feb 6, 2012 / 9:08 pm

    The storage looks great – you’ve got some lovely products! x

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  12. Feb 6, 2012 / 9:14 pm

    You have so much make up!! I love muji! They have the best storage solutions. Looking at this reminds me that I must sort my life out!

    Zoe x
    Life of a Vegetarian Girl

  13. Anonymous
    Feb 6, 2012 / 9:23 pm

    Ovo je odlicno…svidjaju mi se kutije a posebno ovaj stalak za lakove…Voljela bih vidjeti i kako si ti sebi uredila svoj dom, imam osjecaj da ti je sve sa ukusam sredjeno.

  14. Feb 6, 2012 / 9:42 pm

    Omigosh, I’m in love with your organization/vanity area. I so wish I had room for a proper vanity like that!

    xo, alison*elle

  15. Feb 6, 2012 / 9:46 pm

    *drool** It’s like makeup porn lol. I love how organized everything is


  16. Alexis
    Feb 6, 2012 / 10:35 pm

    I love love love this post <3

  17. Feb 6, 2012 / 10:47 pm

    I love this kind of post. Thank you for sharing with us . It is so lovely organized.Great make collection :))

  18. Feb 6, 2012 / 10:52 pm

    I love how you keep your makeup organized, it looks really good :) I really want some Muji drawers, they are so cool :)

  19. Feb 6, 2012 / 11:09 pm

    Oh My! Your collection is amazing! Although you have ALOT, you don’t have a ridiculous amount that is just way over the top! So organised & neat too.. I have recently ordered Muji boxes, they look fab! Xx.

  20. Feb 6, 2012 / 11:20 pm

    OMG girl! You have the most amazing collection and organizational skills I’ve ever seen! Congrats! Your vanity table is a true inspiration! I wish I could organize my things like that, even though my collection is nothing compare to yours!
    A random question, but what is your sign? :)

  21. Feb 6, 2012 / 11:24 pm

    thank you so much for sharing, I’ve never seen the nail varnish racks before! x

  22. Feb 7, 2012 / 3:57 am

    Love it, especially the acrylic boxes – they look like the ones Kim Kardashian has :)

  23. Feb 7, 2012 / 7:42 am

    Predivno, prelepo, savrseno uredno i organizovano!! Svaka ti cast, mnogo mi se svidja, bas sam uzivala razgledajuci slike, i sad cu jos jednom!!!:)


  24. Feb 7, 2012 / 7:43 am

    I wish there was a Muji in my country, I’ve been drooling over their acrylic storage itens for ages… Instead I just store my makeup in empty glossybox boxes, those boxes in which your iPhone comes in (though I wouldn’t stop using these for the world, MAC MSFs fit there perfectly).
    Lovely collection, girl!


  25. Feb 7, 2012 / 8:01 am

    <3 it!! Its amazing we can share make-up we have similar tastes (thank god!) :P hehe xoxo <3 you

  26. Feb 7, 2012 / 8:29 am

    Šta reći… Pa ovo je zaista carstvo ;))

  27. Feb 7, 2012 / 8:48 am

    Uh, svaka cast na organizaciji! Divna kolekcija.

  28. Anonymous
    Feb 7, 2012 / 9:53 am

    PREPREPREDIVNA kolekcija! Svaka cast na organizaciji! Bilo bi super kad bi napravila post o svom garderoberu i o svojoj sobi!

  29. Feb 7, 2012 / 11:06 am

    You are so organized! So much great organization ideas here!
    Fang Ting

  30. Feb 7, 2012 / 3:51 pm

    makeup heaven! Idem da share-ujem ovo. Lucky u!!!:) a kazi mi samo gde si nabavila ove stalke, da li nesto slicno ima npr u Ikei?

  31. Feb 7, 2012 / 5:20 pm

    this is one of the coolest things i’ve ever seen!

  32. Feb 7, 2012 / 5:29 pm

    Raj :) ja trazim vec dugo neke ovoakve fiokice za sminku, ali ovde kod nas nisam nasla nista slicno, samo one obicne plasticne velike za kupatilo :(

  33. Feb 7, 2012 / 8:26 pm

    Are you kidding us? This is really impressive, I’m still in the running towards getting a walk-in closet and you are already one step ahead with this collection of cosmetics. :D

  34. Feb 7, 2012 / 10:19 pm

    Pa ovo nista nije bilo ovakvo ja kad sam njuskao tuda! Pakujem kofer i dolazim :-P

  35. Feb 8, 2012 / 12:27 am

    That’s some serious organization! Love it and it’s so fun to see all that makeup and beauty stuff :) I lose track of all of my eyeshadows because they’re just thrown in a giant bucket

  36. Feb 8, 2012 / 2:25 am

    i LOVEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE this post!! i have the same ikea dresser and i was actually slaving away on the internet a few hours ago trying to look for clear acrylic boxes to organize my makeup in. i didn’t know ikea had some so i will check it out tomorrow!

  37. Feb 8, 2012 / 11:32 am

    Uh, sve je fenomenalno, od sminke pa do pakovanja. :) Ali najvise bi mi trebala ova polica za lakove, posto ih imam preko 100. Da li znas kako bih to mogla ovde u Beogradu nabaviti?

  38. Feb 8, 2012 / 6:54 pm

    That is fab! I use the Muji drawers too! (although my collection is no where near as big as yours!)
    Heres my post on storage…;postID=6944050410033272949


  39. Feb 9, 2012 / 4:33 pm

    Now that’s just amazing :) very well organised. I am new follower, I like your videos, and now I’m going through your blog :)

  40. Feb 9, 2012 / 9:58 pm

    Wow amaze :) so organised!

  41. Feb 10, 2012 / 9:10 pm

    That is the most amazing collection I have ever seen!

  42. Feb 11, 2012 / 5:40 am

    Wow. You have A LOT of make up!! I was in search of a make up organizer for my closet not too long ago and I got something called Muji which was a smaller version of the clear acrylic cube! Where did you get the nail polish holder? I love it!! Love this post! <3

  43. Feb 11, 2012 / 9:06 am

    WOW! Pitam se dali stignes ti ovo sve iskoristiti? Ja sam mislila da ja imam puno sminke, lakova ali this beats me for sure.. a ja 80% od svog ni ne stignem koristiti nazalost. So pitanje, dali stvarno stignes ovo koristiti ili na kraju moras baciti pola kao ja? :D oxo Leylah

  44. Feb 16, 2012 / 6:10 pm

    My gosh that is amazing! I’m jealous of all your makeup but even more jealous of how you store it! Haha xxx

  45. Feb 25, 2012 / 1:25 pm


    Where did you get those little pink jelly balls that you use to stick your brunches in?

    Thanks :-)

  46. Mar 14, 2012 / 2:03 am

    Your vanity area puts mine to shame, lol :) love the clear containers one day I will upgrade.

  47. francesca Sellars
    Jul 3, 2016 / 5:26 pm

    hey , love this storage so much , where is your vanity table from ? im trying to find one like this with large long drawers

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  49. Apr 29, 2021 / 5:38 pm

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