I believe this is a trait of Virgo’s but I frickin’ love organizing! 
So my little room where I do all things makeup was looking like it should have been on an episode of Hoarders or needed a do over by the Queens of Clean Kim & Aggi of How Clean Is Your House? (Anyone else love that show? THE BACTERIA THEY FOUND…OMGGGGGGG). My problem isn’t bacteria (I hope!) it’s just messy and unorganized and got to a point where I was like…fuck it i’ll do it next week…and next week..and next week. Eventually I gave in, got up early one morning with a mission in mind and this is how it was achieved.
I only bought a few things to try and get all my crap in check so this is also a budget friendly post! Yay!. First stop was Officeworks where I picked up the Keji 10 Drawer Chrome Trolley This cost me around $38 and I built it myself in around 20mins. I also bought the Keji 4 Drawer Storage Organizer in Clear RRP $14.92AUD This is a dupe (is dupe even a thing when it comes to storage?) for the clear boxes you see the Kardashian Klan (facepalm) use or can purchase for a gazillion dollars more online. I’m sure the ones online are a far superior quality plastic and have fancy knobs (lol!) but this is serving me well. You’ve probably seen it featured in my MakeUp Edit posts.
I then went to a local shopping centre and picked up a few more bits and bobs to help with my project. I purchased the two heart tins from Kmart for around $5 each. Perfect makeup brush holders! The pink boxes and the little clear box with dividers are all from Daiso for $2.80AUD each (I love that store, it’s like Aladdins cave). I’ve used the pink boxes on my desk for Empties (video coming soon!) and things I need to swatch/photograph for the blog & the little container with dividers is where I stash my cotton pads/tips etc.
So without further ado, and no judgement please! Here are some before & afters.
First up is my dressing table
My desk where I blog.. take photos & now do my filming in front of
There has also been another change here, the lamp, candles & pugs have been swapped to the other side with my pink drawers etc. If you watch my videos you may have already seen this. I just took these photos awhile ago. I probably should have moved those Converse but they are for a DIY project i’m working on ;).
So the new updated and more organized room is going swimmingly! I’ve managed to keep the mess/clutter down and put my makeup away diligently everyday. It also feels nicer sitting in here and blogging because everything has it’s place and working in a tidy environment is just always more productive I feel.
Hope you enjoyed this post, I love reading all things organization and highly recommend watching OrganizedLikeJen on YouTube for great decluttering ideas!

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This post is a bit late going up and I know this collection’s stocks are starting to dwindle in stores, but if your lucky enough to find a fully stocked Target; I highly suggest checking out the blush shades in the Essence Home Sweet Home collection.

It’s no secret I’m a big fan of anything corally-pink toned on my cheeks so when I saw the Essence Home Sweet Home collection blush in the shade 02 Wool-d You Cuddle Me? (cute name, tick!) I had to pick it up. My initial thought was that it may just be a great dupe for one of my favourite limited edition blushes MAC Ripe Peach (old review with terrible photos). I didn’t do a comparison and I really should have but this is a lot more matte then Ripe Peach so I don’t really think it is a contender, soz folks.

The best thing about Essence is the price of the items, yes the quality may be hit and miss and personally I find this blush a little on the chalky side but for around a fiver… I couldn’t really give a toss. The pigmentation is there and the colour is gorgeous. Side note, how cute is the little “knitted” embossing on the pan? For a cheaper brand they really do put thought into the look of their collections. 

I have also since picked up (or actually Chelle kindly found it for me!) the pink toned version named 01 Knits for Chicks (okay don’t like this name as much…). I haven’t actually opened this to have a play with but I will likely put it into next months Makeup Edit so it can get a little lurve.

If you can find this well lucky you! Your best bet is Target as I believe Priceline didn’t stock this particular collection.

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