Marie Kondo is the author of the bestselling book ‘the life changing magic of tidying up’ which is all about how to tidy, organise and streamline your life. As a beauty junkie, it can be really easy for the products to build up and become out of control. If you follow Marie’s techniques and steps you will have a much more appealing beauty collection, full of only the things you absolutely love!
C L E A R I T U P
First is the most logical step- throw things out if they’re out of date or broken! Having out of date products on your shelves is taking up valuable space. Products are formulated to last 30 months so if you’ve had anything longer than this- it’s time to go. product ha a number on the back signifying how many months it can be kept once open. f your products have changed smell or , throw them.
Marie has one particular technique she uses for clothes, books, beauty items and more. If you can hold the product in your hand and it doesn’t ‘spark joy’ then you shouldn’t own it anymore. This simply means getting rid of things that don’t make you happy. Own 3 body washes that just sit there and don’t make you excited to use them? Then throw them away! After applying this, you’ll be left with only your treasured items that you truly love.
D I S P L A Y T H E M
Now your collection has been whittled down to the necessities, you’ll want to show them off! There shouldn’t be anything in there that you’re not proud to own so it’ll be lovely to display them. Marie says “Makeup is to make yourself beautiful so it’s very important to store it in a beautiful way.
Using trays, acrylic boxes and beautiful boxes is a great way to show your products. If you have open shelves, organise your products into a way that makes you happy! Make sure you respect and care for your products by cleaning them regularly and throwing them away when needed. Whether you like to colour code or sort by category just make sure it’s aesthetically pleasing to you.