The Beauty Spotlight Team is back with more for you to enjoy

Stage LightsPammy Blogs Beauty has a new everyday Facial SPF with Retinol. Find out what Pammy is loving from CeraVe!

This week Amber from daydreaming beauty is sharing her thoughts on an affordable skin care line for acne. Have a look at some products from ZAPZYT, and why this is a great brand for someone with occasional problem pimples.

Have you joined the monochromatic makeup trend yet? See how Shipra of Taneja’s Bride wears the ColourPop Nectar Collection.

Mermaid obsessed? Phyrra is too! Check out the
Best Mermaid Makeup you can get your hands on!

A day without a mask is like a day without great looking skin. Beauty Info Zone shares two favorites from Miss Spa that are sensational.

Prime Beauty is already addicted to the new FarmHouse Fresh Organics Body Collection! Sumptuous scents, organic certified, and whimsical packaging what’s not to love?

Blushing Noir says the latest Nordstrom exclusive shades from the NARS Pop Goes the Easel Collection will have you drooling! No one can say no to more blushes, especially when they’re this pretty!

It is no secret that Helen from Lola’s Secret Beauty Blog has a serious penchant for nude lipsticks, and she wants to share her most beloved shades from several of her favorite luxury brands!

Christa from Perilously Pale has share her Top 10 Peachy Coral Blushes for Spring!

15 Minute Beauty is usually trying to pare down her beauty routine, but she discovered a facial cleanser she loves so much that she’s added another step to her nightly skin care routine!

Allison of Never Say Die Beauty demystifies two subscription services so you can see what you can get for $10.

What does Prime Beauty always repurchase?

repurchased 2The Beauty Spotlight Team has a new series going on things we always repurchase. This week we’ll learn what Cindy from Prime Beauty goes through over and over. I’m sure it will give you some ideas of things you’ll need in your life too.

What do you purchase over and over again?

perilous paleThe Beauty Spotlight Team is starting a new series biweekly series to share what we items we can’t be without. Christa from Perilously Pale shares with us the 12 Beauty Products She Repurchases Again and Again. See what products make the cut and have been part of her daily beauty routine for years.

Brooke from Blushing Noir shares her IT Cosmetics favorites with a giveaway!


If you’ve ever had a hard time choosing exactly what you need to try first from IT Cosmetics then you’re in luck! Brooke from Blushing Noir has chosen her Top 5 products and even threw in a little giveaway to get your collection started (or help it grow!). Click here to check out her top picks and enter to win!

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BeautySpotlightLogo4-700x499Blythe from Prime Beauty gives us the scoop on the Fall Fortune Cookie Soap Box. You can’t imagine all the goodies they came up with for the Princess Bride theme!

Do you use Vitamin C serum? Why not get a little more by adding a Vitamin C Cleanser? Allison from Never Say Die Beauty has added OZ Naturals Vitamin C Cleanser to her skincare routine to really attack those dark spots and uneven skintone!

Helen from Lola’s Secret Beauty Blog has created a Step-by-Step African Botanics At-Home Luxury Spa Day Tutorial that includes in-depth product reviews. You can easily recreate this ultra-luxe treatment for yourself, and you will be shocked by the extent to which it’s transformational! You can also substitute products that you don’t have for products that you already have in your collection.

Shipra of Taneja’s Bride encourages you to take a break with these Triple Decker Brownies

Are you a candle lover? Do you look for certain scents for different rooms? Beauty Info Zone has shared a collection from Soap and Paper Factory that will appeal to your nose and beautify your home.

Amber from daydreaming beauty has a few unique indie fragrances on her Favorite Summer Perfume post this week.

Want to know what products Phyrra would take to a desert island? These are my Ride or Die Beauty Must-Haves!

The NARS Audacious Collection is bringing us some new shades of one of the most outstanding lipstick formulas on the market. Perilously Pale shares more info on the collection, along with her review!

Are you ready for Fall Makeup? Pammy Blogs Beauty scopes out the gorgeous NEW Rouge Rouge lippies from Shiseido.

Justina’s Gems has been testing out Maskcara Beauty products. Check out what she thought of the HAC on her blog!

Oily and riddled with pores? There’s a drugstore foundation for that and Blushing Noir has all of the shades swatched right here!

Learn what the spotlight is shining on this week with the Beauty Spotlight Team

Theater stage with blue curtain and spotlights.Prime Beauty has a found a wonderful solution for dry, damaged hair–the new Marc Anthony Coconut Oil & Shea Butter Hair Care Collection! Read her review and enter to win a set for yourself!

Painting your lashes like the Tarteist we all know you are is easy with this new mascara . Blushing Noir!

Phyrra shares swatches of all the Too Faced Born This Way Concealers, plus the foundations too!

Looking to glow from head to toe? Then Lola’s Secret Beauty Bloghighly recommends PRTTY PEAUSHUN Skin Tight Body Lotion– it’s a definite game changer!

It is not too late to Father’s Day Gift shop! What to get for Dad? Pammy Blogs Beauty shares some awesome options from Kiehl’s and L’Occitane!

Tackle anything summer throws at you with the new Too Faced Better Than Sex Waterproof Mascara. Christa from Perilously Pale shares why she may like this version even better than the original!

15 Minute Beauty is known amongst her friends for her big hair. While she has a lot of it, and it is pretty fine textured. She’s sharing her secrets for more a more voluminous blowout!

This is a beach and strawberry picking weekend for Allison from Never Say Die Beauty, and she’s going to protect her skin with Coola Sport Sunscreen Spray SPF 50, the one with the fabulous guava mango scent! Definitely check this one out!

When AVEENO® comes out with a new line of products called Absolutely Ageless then Beauty Info Zone takes note. Not only are they excited about these blackberry scented products but they are excited about their giveaway for these.

The organization of a disorganized beauty blogger

I am the most disorganized person around. It’s not something I happily admit but when The Beauty Spotlight Team decided to spotlight each of the blogger’s way of organizing, I had to own up to it. I’m a pack rat though, not a hoarder or at least I hope not a hoarder. Even though I knew this post was coming up for months I still procrastinated putting it together – the truth can hurt after all. But there are some ways I organize that I’m proud of and that’s what’s being shared.

The newest addition to my organization needs is the Acrylic Palette Organizer from byAlegory. I like this so much that I recently bought a second one to hold the overflow ($29.95).

byAlegory Acrylic Palette Organizer

byAlegory Acrylic Palette Organizer

This acylic organizer is the perfect size for palettes from Urban Decay (the Naked series), Lorac, Too Faced, and more. I have 4 large drawers in my bathroom but these were getting forgotten and taking up a lot of space. Now that they are out in the open I’m using them more and I’ve gained back some drawer space. The second one I have is filled with shorter palettes and often I can put two on a shelf. On that one I have my NYC Lovatics palette, some Tom Ford, Olivia Palermo Ciate, CoverGirl, the new smaller Viseart, Hourglass, Buxom, and BareMinerals. I can’t believe how much I like these Acrylic Palette Organizers and how they’ve transformed some of my space.

byAlegory Acrylic Palette Organizer

byAlegory Acrylic Palette Organizer

Acrylic organizers are my favorite. My large drawer of lip products is held together by other organizers from byAlegory including their Acrylic Lip Gloss storage that holds 24 lip products and their Acrylic Lipstick organizer that also holds 24 lipsticks. Over the years I’ve collected about 8 different ones to hold the majority of my lip products.

my lipstick drawer

my lipstick drawer

byAlegory Acrylic Lipstick organizer

byAlegory Acrylic Lipstick organizer

When you are looking to organize check out office supply stores. You can find so many things that translate well to cosmetic storage. I bought this set of drawers years and years ago at a store called Organized Living. It’s sort of back storage now but it was my main storage for a long time.

eyeshadow storage from Organized Living

eyeshadow storage from Organized Living

From Staples and Target I’ve bought pencil cups that hold my brushes as well as lip and eye pencils. It’s easier to flip through those than when they are lying in a drawer. For about $5 or less they are great to have. I used to be enamored with Stila’s cans too and have collected at least a dozen different designs.

Mesh cups and Stila cups for brush and pencil storage

Mesh cups and Stila cans for brush and pencil storage

Sadly the Stila cans and the great Zen Cosmetics organizer are not to be found because these are fabulous. I did find one affordable Quirky Zen one on ebay though. I have several of these and they are great for holding easy to lose items as well as items I use all the time like my liquid eyeliners, tweezers, and eyebrow pencils.

Zen Cosmetics makeup organizer

Zen Cosmetics makeup organizer

Quirky holder by Zen

Quirky holder by Zen

organization quirky and acrylic

Oh my nail polish! I’m spilling over with nail polish. I would love to have one of the Ikea holders but I can’t persuade (aka force) anyone to go there and get me one, let alone put it together. I do have two professional wall holders that are hiding in a closet though. I need to rearrange these to make sure all the polishes I love best are easy to find. These hold about 60 bottles each but the ones made byAlegory hold up to 100 bottles and are reasonably priced. If I had more wall space, I’d have more of these.

Nail polish wall holder

Nail polish wall holder

I’ve saved the best for last. But please don’t hate me since I’ve searched the internet and haven’t found these for sale.

thin drawer file

thin drawer file

I bought this at an office supply store that was an amazing place with out of the ordinary products. It came in a lot of colors but the red was on sale making it semi-affordable for me. While it was still about $250 on sale, it’s a treasure to me. It will go with me wherever I move. I labeled the 10 drawers. The bottom three drawers need to be reorganized since those are things I don’t use often. I probably could fill 5 of the 10 with eyeshadows if I didn’t have other organizers. It sits under my vanity with a Sterlite 4 drawer organizer to its right. After all these years (I’ve had it about 15 years) I still look for something like it when shopping.

This is my abbreviated organization for my disorganized self. I haven’t share either the great MelodySusie or the amazing Sherrieblossom ICEbox but you can see those and more about my file cabinet and storage cups in THIS post. Thanks for reading about my organization. I am still in need of help with all the skincare and haircare products in my life. Maybe the Beauty Spotlight Team will force me into that too.

What’s your organization like? Can you help me????? — Marcia

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