We’ve come a long, long way from the bulky, neon-hued Caboodles that defined our childhoods…or have we? It’s 2016, people, and there are tons of creative ways to organize makeup, so it’s mind-boggling that almost every beauty vlogger on YouTube (trust me, I watch a lot of them) turns to the oft-cited Ikea Alex 9-drawer unit to house their arsenal of matte liquid lipsticks and contour kits.
We get it, you have a lot of makeup, but can we get some organizing ideas for us mere mortals with smaller makeup collections? Probably not, so we took matters into our own hands. Here, we’ve rounded up 17 gorgeous photos of simple and inspiring ways to organize your makeup collection.