Musings of a Muse

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Aug 13, 2008

Beauty Math




Head into your local craft shop (Michaels, Jo-Ann, A.C. Moore, Etc...) and stroll down the woodcraft aisle, you should come across some of these cute, unfinished (customize 'em if you want with paint, stickers, rub ons, etc...) pencil cases for $1 USD each!

Use 'em to store lipsticks, glosses, eyeshadows, etc....

Beauty Math that equals easy, simple, and cheap cosmetic storage!

Loves it!

What are some of your cheap cosmetic storage ideas?


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Blogger Beauty Addict said...

Hey Izzy, this looks interesting! Erm..but it kinda looks like a mini

Anyway, I've just read from a magazine that Smith's Rosebud Perfume Co. lip balms are finally available here in S'pore! It's retailing at Metro Paragon for $11.90 each.

How much is it retailing there? I've got a feeling it's retailing for a bit more over here :(


August 13, 2008 at 10:22 AM  
Blogger Inspiring Beauty Creator said...

This is what I use to store all my makeup. They are called Craft carts and I had a 14 drawer slim line cases and I label each drawer like Pink Glosses etc. Here is a link to it. The one I have is a litter different but I can take the drawers with me when I travel. I just lay a drawer in between my clothes in my suit case.

August 13, 2008 at 11:33 AM  
Blogger the Muse said...

hi gracie!

LOL! true they kinda do but they sure are nice for travel as they are very sturdy :)

$11.90SD? or USD?

they range $6-7 here so a bit cheaper :P

August 13, 2008 at 11:55 AM  
Blogger the Muse said...

hi Inspiring Beauty Creator!

I have one of these for my bathroom where I store odds and ends :) I sure really utilize it for my makeup!

Very nice storage idea :)

Thanks for sharing!!!!

August 13, 2008 at 11:56 AM  
Anonymous Laura said...

I agree with it looking like a coffin,
but I love it.
So trying this =)

August 13, 2008 at 2:40 PM  
Blogger Dao said...

wow, neat! I remember having one of those when I was in 1st grade (the pencil case, not MAC lip glass)

August 13, 2008 at 2:57 PM  
Blogger the Muse said...

hey laura,

hehe ;)

Glad you liked the idea ;)

August 13, 2008 at 3:28 PM  
Blogger the Muse said...


how are you :)

Missed you around these parts!

LOL me too. I also remember having the wicked hello kitty ones with all the cool draws and stuff ;)

August 13, 2008 at 3:29 PM  
Blogger Beauty Addict said...

Hey Izzy, I meant SGD$11.90. That's a little more considering the exchange rate is about 1.3 now. :(


August 13, 2008 at 4:42 PM  
Blogger the Muse said...

yak gracie that's considerably higher :(

if you need these let me know happy to get 'em from Sephora for ya!

August 14, 2008 at 3:23 PM  
Anonymous trishket said...

I use pen cups to store lip gloss and lipstick (standing up). You can buy cheap and cute ones anywhere. I put mine inside my drawers, but because they are cute, you can keep them on the counter, too.

August 14, 2008 at 10:51 PM  
Blogger the Muse said...

hey trishket!

Good idea! I actually have one I brought at Claire's that has flowers on it. I use it to stand some of my brushes up in ;)

I always love cute storage options ;)

August 15, 2008 at 1:43 PM  

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