MY CURRENT MAKEUP COLLECTION

[just a warning, this post doesn’t really look good on mobile! it’s best to view it on desktop due to the photos and captions – things get out of place and annoying on mobile for some reason!]

The last time I did a makeup collection post I had about a third of the products I have now. Yikes. Also, I’ve just ordered another 9 lipsticks, a concealer, a mascara and 3 palettes. I think I have a problem.

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I’m currently saving for Alex drawers and a bigger dressing table from Ikea but until then I have a very temporary solution of plastic storage drawers, acrylic drawers and various plastic boxes.

In my top drawer I have products I haven’t tried yet, or things I need to review. All my new stuff! I have a couple of lippies and a few palettes, like the Makeup Obsessions palettes that I am reviewing at the end of Feb and the I ❤ Makeup Peach palette I’m reviewing this month too!

The next drawer is my ‘base’ drawer. I’ve created sections with various containers! This drawer includes: eye primers, colour correctors, concealers, primers, foundations/BB creams and powders. My favourite primer at the moment is the Illamasqua Hydra Veil. It’s an amazing primer and needs the recognition it deserves. You can buy it *HERE*!

The next drawer down is my ‘face’ drawer. It contains all my blushes, bronzers, contour products and highlighters. I probably have the least amount of face stuff out of everything. I need to expand my collection.

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The bottom drawer has giveaway stuff and product boxes so I don’t need to show you that (yet) so let’s move onto the top of my desk! I have a skincare section first, with the items that aren’t currently in my daily routine but I still use from time-t0-time. I’m planning a separate post for my skincare, so keep an eye out for that. I also have some tools in there, like eyelashes curlers and tweezers from my January #LFBeautyBox (remember, you can get your LFBeautyBox from *HERE* and you can use my code HELEN-R5E to get some money off!)

My brushes are in this little cardboard box, but I will be doing my brush collection on my youtube channel tomorrow (if you’re reading this post the day it publishes) so you’ll have to watch that to see them! You can subscribe by clicking here.

These acrylic cases were from eBay and are my fave things. On the top I have lipsticks and some items that didn’t fit in the drawers, like Benefit Ka-Brow, setting spray and a couple of mascaras. The lipsticks are separated into liquid lipsticks and ‘normal’ lipsticks/glosses.

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Lipcote, Max Factor Longlast Topcoat, W7 Lip Legend, Eyelash Primer, Lash Glue, Duo Lash Glue, Fixing Gel, W7 Lash Fibres, W7 Keep Em Dry

In the top drawers I have ‘extras’ – topcoats, lash glue, and so on. Basically stuff that doesn’t really have a home. It’s a makeup orphanage!

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Bourjois Mega Liner, Model Co Kohl Eyeliner, NYC Eyeliner in Snow, Rimmel Eyeliner in White, Maybelline Eyeliner in Silver, No7 Liquid Eyeliner in Black, Rimmel Eyeliner in Nude, Barry M Liquid Eyeliner in Silver, others are unbranded

The next drawer down has all of my eyeliners. I rarely use eyeliner so these are a bit neglected.

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Colourpop Eyeshadow in Mooning, L’Oreal Singles in Smoky, Goldmine and Eternal Black, CC eyeshadow trio in Pinks, Technic Eyeshadow Trio in Purple Ombre, W7 Eye Cream in New Sensation and Gilded Cage, Glitters from ebay.

Below that is my single eyeshadows, mini eyeshadows and glitter. I tend to forget about this because of my eyeshadow palettes!

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No7 Dramatic Lift Mini, PS Waterproof, W7 Lashtastic, Jelly Pong Pong Fairy Lashes, Freedom Curl, PS High Definition, Rimmel Volume Colourist, Rimmel Extra Super Lash, Covergirl Clump Crusher, Too Faced Better Than Sex, Maybelline Lash Sensational

These are my mascaras, including the random ones that were on the top. I think I need more space for them. I NEED my Alex drawers!

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Music Flower Eyebrow Gel, Benefit Gimme Brow, Rimmel Eyebrow Pencil in Dark Brown and Light Brown, Exposed Auto Eyebrow pencil in Chocolate Brown, Benefit Kabrow in #4, Pixi Brow Tamer, PS Clear Brow Gel, PS Brown Brow Gel, Rimmel Brow Gel in Dark Brown

These are my brow products. I’ve been testing out different products recently as I’ve never had perfect brows and I want perfect brows. It’s been a long road of discovery and frustration.

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This drawer is a bit random, but it’s some depotted eyeshadows, blushes and highlights. I took out the shades I used from the Revolution palette I reviewed way back when but they aren’t magnetic! So I’m trying to decide what to do next.

Lastly, PALETTES. This is also temporary storage, obviously. I’m using a little inbox tray thing for now but I want a letter organiser and a small palette organiser as well. All of these are eyeshadow palettes and I love them all. I have so many. So. Many.


Look out for the youtube video version of this (link at the top or the bottom of this post)! This took me so long to do. The pictures and flatlays took forever, then I had to edit each picture, then do the writing AND do the captions for every product. Holy Moly!

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