In yesterday's Beauty Organization post, I shared how I store my makeup brushes. This is the easiest thing ever. Directions: Pour. Add brushes. And you're done. This works better than decorative sand, glass marbles or pebbles, or coffee. Read on:
Weird Elle Fact #9372, I have a habit of doing this, just like Amelie (just play the first few seconds, if you'd like):
Bonus Fact: I like to crack creme brulee like Amelie too. So basically I'm French. Oui.
And it used to be a habit of mine when I'd go into Sephora (just to browse, right?) as I viewed the brushes and gadgets in containers. A few years ago they changed to these glass beads and I had to have some for my own. Oh, I had my brushes in a glass, but when I'd go to pull out a brush, the rest would tumble out. I asked a salesperson one day what they used and he said Sephora uses crazy expensive glass beads. I sighed in a French accent. He said to go to the craft store and get vase filler beads in the floral section. And that's what I did!
around $4). Use whatever container you'd like (free & up).
PS: Think $4 is too much to spend on beads? Click to see what else you can do with them!
Please, do not plagiarize this post.
FYI: I actually gave the package pictured above to my lil sis as a Christmas present (she got brushes & a container too!) so what you're seeing in this DIY are the beads I've used for years. I took my brushes out & poured them into the 2 containers & added brushes. Yes, I'm weird!