IT’S HERE GUYS: THE BIG REVEAL.
Julie & I have been working on this project for months & we’re so excited to finally show you.
BACKSTORY: I have known Julie ( also known as @JULESWICK on Instagram– follow her for so much inspo ) since I was like 20. She used to do my makeup when I loved way too much bronzer & a tadpole brow…things have changed- thank God. Julie was a head makeup artist at MAC before she went out on her own as freelance. She’s by far one of the most creative people I have ever encountered. AND SHE JUST LAUNCHED HER NEW BLOG, DEUXALITI, WHICH YOU CAN ALL GO STALK NOW. Anyway when I was in NYC recently I worked with Julie because I had some events & needed makeup. Welllllll…one of the appointments happened to be at her house ( which was just the most chic loft ever- I’m sure you can imagine ) & I saw how she stored her makeup. I WAS FUCKING BLOWN AWAY. It looked JUST like this post but it was super makeup heavy. I asked her if she could come to San Diego to help me do my own JULES WICK MAKEUP INSTALLATION SITUATION & she flew out to San Diego to set it up. Her & her fiancé, Jason Naylor ( who, SURPRISE !!!, is also an artist. Stalk his art at @jasonnaylor ), worked for SEVEN days until like 1 in the morning to set this up. CRAZY. They cared so much about every detail & really tailed the whole installation to my taste.
My vision was to have the installation focus on makeup but REALLY focus on SKIN. Skin is obviously a huge part of my life so it was important to me for the installation to showcase this. I also wanted pops of pink ( I know weird ) so Julie & Jason went to The Container Store & found all these pink office supplies ( you can shop below too ) to incorporate into the installation. I loved the idea of utilizing office supplies in a makeup installation. Like how fun is a pencil holder for beautyBlenders?! Or a pink paper holder for displaying the makeup you’re using? THEY EVEN used a paperclip holder as my facial massager holder- but CUT the holder to perfectly fit my massager. HOW FUN.
Truly Julie thought of every detail. I could not be happier with how it turned out.
( I also need to shout-out The Skinny Confidential reader, Taryn St. Michele, because she made my pink lip print vision come to life. Should I do another giveaway with her & give away this print? Could be fun! You can check out Taryn’s stuff here ).
Everything is displayed from masks to cotton balls to my white blow dryer in a creative way because of Julies. She even did a The Skinny Confidential GIVEAWAY drawer for you guys! Also what I loved is she used the men’s shoe boxes I had & recommended a year ago in the display- so we didn’t waste anything.
WHO CARES ABOUT ANYTHING ELSE BUT CLEAR LIPSTICK CAPS?
To me, this made the whole thing come together. This may sound weird to you. I just love details & this was a detail that SCREAMED chic to me. Like I said, Jules initially showed me her installment in NYC & this was the one detail I was SO fucking excited about. I think every girl should get these clear lipstick caps to display. Do you love?
Jules really paid attention to how she laid out the colors of the lipsticks too which I thought was super creative. The clear makes it easier too for when you’re running late ( ME, ME, ME ). YOU CAN JUST GRAB YOUR COLOR & GO. Also does anyone else find it annoying to have to open the lipstick to see the color? SO!!! With clear lipstick caps you keep it efficient- just how we like it.
An up-close of the situation for you:
MAKEUP ORGANIZATION- TSC STYLE:
Some tips to organize your own makeup installation?
1.) START WITH A BASE:
Start with a closet. You can find one at IKEA- we shared info below. And use the closet to create your own custom makeup or skin installation. If you can’t do a closet, do men’s shoe boxes. I did that forever & it worked well. You can find more on that here.
2.) ADD A DETAIL:
Of course adding a personal detail is so important! Pick a color scheme, add some flair, personalize it to your taste. Like I said we used a lot of pink & black ( WHAT UP TSC ) & put a heavy emphasis on skin.
3.) CREATE A STATION:
You want a station to do your makeup. Mine pulls out so I can do IG LIVE’s easily or YouTube videos. Plus it’s great for day-to-day. I can pull it out, leave my favorites on there, & shut it quickly when I leave.
4.) THINK OUTSIDE THE BOX:
Incorporate pieces that aren’t necessary for makeup. The WHITE LIES jar is something we initially had in the kitchen. But now it’s in my installment. We also featured WOO ( coconut sex lube ), some of my favorite perfumes, & even have a Beauty Blender display. I love to bring contrast to everything I do.
The bottom line: MAKE IT ART! THIS TO ME IS ART. JULIE IS AN ARTIST!
+ Brow Pallet Holder from M.A.C.
+ Brush Holder
+ Clear Accessory drawer ( holds peel pads & light mask )
+ CLEAR lipstick caps
+ Clear Shoe Drawer
+ Clear Tray ( holds bronzer & highlighter )
+ Closet Frame
+ Closet Glass shelf tray
+ Closet white & glass pull out drawer
+ Closet white pull out drawer
+ Cotton Ball holder
+ Eyelash holder
+ Eye Shadow CD Case
+ Inner Cabinet Lights
+ Label Maker
+ Lip Gloss holder
+ Lipstick Organizer, Lipstick Organizer
+ Magnetic strip
+ Nail Polish Holder
+ Pallet Organizer ( used for sheet masks )
+ Pink Beauty Blender Holder
+ Pink Facial Massager holder
+ Pink Lip Painting
+ Pink Working Tray
+ Q Tip / Eyebrow brush holder
+ White Board
+ White Lies Jar
+ Sephora Cotton Square Pads
+ Clarisonic Face Massager
+ Dr. Dennis Gross Light Mask
+ Dr. Lancer Cream
+ Egg Cream Mask
+ Eminence Bright Skin Licorice Root Booster Serum
+ Eminence Bright Skin Moisturizer
+ GlamGlow Mask
+ GLO Skin Beauty Moisturizing Tint SPF 30+
+ GLO SKIN BRIGHTENING SERUM
+ Glossier Moisturizing Moon Mask
+ Glow Recipe Watermelon Glow Sleeping Mask
+ Herbivore Botanicals – All Natural Rose Hibiscus Hydrating Face Mist
+ Black and White Cotton Swabs
+ Bye-Bye Under Eye
+ CBD Rich
+ Glossier Balm Dotcom
+ Grande Lash Serum
+ Youth To The People Age Prevention Superfood Eye Cream
+ Peter Thomas Roth Therapeutic Sulfur Masque
+ Peter Thomas Roth Water Drench Hyaluronic Cloud Cream
+ The Pregger’s Pantry Oil
+ Shiseido Eye Masks
+ Laura Mercier Rose Oil
+ Lallicious Oil
+ Lancer Caviar Lime Acid Peel
+ K’pure Drenched cream
+ Armani Foundation
+M.A.C. Prep & Prime
+ M.A.C. Pro Long wear
+ Makeup Drop
+ Nars Liquid Foundation
+ Laura Mercier Primer
+ Laura Mercier Primer- Blemishless
+ Laura Mercier Primer- oil free
+ Laura Mercier Foundation
+ Laura Mercier Take A Powder
+ M.A.C. Bronzing Powder
+ M.A.C. Gleam highlighter
+ Anastasia Beverly Hills Liquid Lipstick-American Doll
+ Bite Beauty High Pigment Matte Pencil Madeira
+ Burt’s Bees Pink Grapefruit
+ Buxom Plumpline Lip Liner (Hush Hush)
+ Charlotte Tilbury Lip Liner – Pillow Talk ( post here )
+ GLO Skin Beauty Suede Matte Crayon
+ Maybelline New York Gigi Hadid Matte Lipstick
+ Laura Mercier Lipstick Pencils
+ M.A.C.Lip Pencil Burgundy
+ KKW X KYLIE
+ NARS Lip Gloss, Stolen Kisses
+ Ardell Glamour Lash-113 Black
+ BareMinerals Stroke of Light Eye Brightener
+ Beauty Blender Eyeliner Tool
+ Gigi Hadid Mascara
+ Marc Jacobs Mascara
+ Maybelline New York Gigi Hadid Eye Contour Brush
+ Smashbox Photo Edit Eyeshadow
+ House of Lashes
+ Gigi Hadid Palette
+ Chanel Nail Polish
+ Woo For Play
+ YSL Perfume
+ Tom Ford Black Orchid
+ L’Oreal Paris Sublime Bronze Self-Tanning Body Towelettes
+ Laura Mercier Brushes
+ Mama Mio Pregnancy Boob Tube Bust Cream
+ T3 Featherweight 2 Hair Dryer
+ IT Cosmetics Brush
+ K’pure Settle Down Spray
OH! AND TWO THINGS:
I really want to show Julie some love! If you guys want her back on the blog please check out her Instagram: @JULESWICK and her newly launched blog, DEUXALITI. Her blog is going to just amazing- so many good posts are going live ( we discussed all her plans & they are UNIQUE & BADASS ). YOU CAN message her on Instagram if you have questions or leave them below.
Other thing is there will be more posts that based around sections of this cabinet. The idea is that some of you can do sections in your house or in your dorm rooms. SO Julie will come back on the blog & The Skinny Confidential YouTube channel to talk about how she did each section- leave your questions below.
Huge thank you to Julie & Jason for their time, attention to detail, & vision.
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32 replies to “MY MAKEUP INSTALLMENT AND ORGANIZATION FT. DEUXALITI”
YAAS! I’ve been waiting for this post! LOVE organization. Everything has a place! Where do you keep the little spoon that comes with the Watermelon sleep mask? I never know what to do with those things to keep them sanitary!
Hey Taylor! I use this little silicon tool because I can just wash it off after. x
This was such a great post and video! Looking forward to more collabs on this topic.
I couldn’t wait for this post to come bc i saw it when you did a sneak peak on IG stories!!! WOW!!!! Wow! Amazing, everything is so organized and so perfect! lauryn you are one lucky gal! Amazing!!!! Thank you for sharing, xoxo
You are so sweet Tiffany! Thank you for the support. x
Wow! That is an overwhelming amount of makeup! I love how perfectly organized it is.
Isn’t it pretty?!
Looks AMAZING! Been waiting so long for this post!!! Thanks for sharing!
Thanks for the support Sarah. x
Great article, useful, very good and useful
Love the creativity, wishing I had this in my house. Question….which is your favorite hydrating mask? I had a facial recently and was told my skin is dry and I need to hydrate the skin!!!!!
My blog: simplygracefulstyle.com (would love your feedback)
I love Egyptian Magic Cream! I did a post on it here.
I am trying SO hard to figure out where you got that white tray that fits perfectly around the pink thing that your beauty blenders are sitting on! I’ve read the dimensions of it and can’t find anything that perfectly fits those dimensions!!!
Regardless, this is so beautiful and I bet you go to bed at night excited to do your makeup at your makeup station in the mornings! I know I would!
All the love,
Elle | http://www.styelled.com
Thank you for the excitement and for taking the time to watch the video, & comment! I love that you said “I bet you go to bed excited to wake up and do your makeup!” Best compliment ever! I’m so happy you love it! That little thing the Beauty Blenders are on and the tray is by Poppin. They sell a wide range of their products at The Container Store. The white tray is the mini-or small accessory tray. Here’s a link that I found:
If not go directly to the http://www.poppin.com
And search the small accessory tray! hope that helps!!!
obsessed! what’s the pink oval shape thing with your beauty blenders? some sort of facial massage?
obsessed with this!! what is the oval pink thing with your beauty blenders? facial massage tool? i’ve been hooked on ice rolling every morning thanks to you!!
Thats a MakeupDrop, its great for applying foundation. x
Omg I’m dead! This is amazing!!! I need this in my life! Sooo amazing, like that is my dream come true right there! I’d been waitinggggg to see this ????
so lovely post! Lokking Amazing.
This was an awesome post. kindof delayed but i tried the glo skin beauty brightening serum after you posted it here, and its been over a month and the first time i have actually really noticed a difference with a skin care product. i am now ordering a ton of stuff from them. feels more clinical than what i typically buy at sephora! thanks for the amazing recommendation.
OK, first off, OBSESSED!!! Jules did a great job and I love how she made this installment totally you!
Question: What width are each of the cabinets?? There’s so many sizes from ikea!
So glad you like it!! Thank you SO much for the support & for noticing all the details added to make it super personalized for Lauryn! I’m happy that stood out to you!
LETS ANSWER YOUR Q:
The Closet System is called the PAX.
As you mentioned the PAX comes in many sizes. I know at first glance it’s slightly overwhelming, LOL. But remember, the reason I chose the PAX was because of the variety in sizes and heights. Im all about doing what works for you & making it your own! I want people to feel inspired by Lauryn’s and use it as a jumping off place but of course think of how you can customize things to works for you and your home.
For Lauryn’s we used 2 PAX wardrobes and pushed them together.
We decided NOT to put doors on Lauryn’s since we wanted it to be more of a display. (I have glossy white doors on mine. I live in an open plan loft so I need the doors).
What we used:
-go to Ikea.com and search PAX
-you’re looking for the one that’s aprox $155
– it’s quite narrow looking online
-dimensions: 19 5/8×23 5/8×79 1/4”
-Then you’ll add all the bits you want to go in.
*NOTE: there are two different height options for the PAX so be aware of which one you want & which one you are getting.
Hope this helps! Feel free to reach out on Instagram if you have any questions. I’m happy to help w/ anything!!
Good luck and keep us posted if you end up creating your own! Lauryn and I have to see it!! XO!!
What is the acrylic organizer that you all used to put your round face masks in? The glam glo, peter thomas roth, etc? And the one that all your oils are in?! Thank you!
Good luck and keep us posted if you end up creating your own! Lauryn and I have to see it!! XO!!
so lovely post! Lokking Amazing.
Wow! This is just amazing! Thank you for sharing this with us.
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OBSESSED!! I wish I had so many lipsticks like you. It is so organized. Envy you.
LOL thank you
This is awesome !!
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