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Brilliant Earring Storage Solution

Brilliant Earring Storage Solution Featured image description is in the body of the post

Brilliant Earring Storage Solution

Amore is the Italian word for love. Amore is also the online shop where I snagged this fabulous earring storage album that I talk about in the video. Before I go any further, I am not being compensated for this review which is purely my personal opinion.

If you decide to order this product I’d like to offer a few words of caution:

  1. It wasn’t obvious who the company was. The second point explains my rationale for placing my order
  2. The price of the album was cheap almost “too good to be true.” In view of this I figured:
    • The product was probably subpar
    • It would be coming from some distant land where it would take a month or so to receive
    • The option to pay by PayPal lessened the risks so I went for it
  3. It took a couple of weeks for my package to arrive. Unfortunately, I already shredded the address label and can’t remember where it was shipped from.
    • While there are legitimate companies who use Gmail accounts, typically I prefer an email address that matches the domain of the business. When I received my confirmation it was a Gmail address via Shopify.
  4. I ordered a red storage album and as you can see, received a pink one. While I could have sent the pink one back it was not a dealbreaker for me, so I kept it. Since the benefits of easy storage outweighed the risks this was a perfect option for me.
Brilliant Earring Storage Solution screenshot description is in the body of the post
Shipment Confirmation Screenshot
Earring Photo Album

Brilliant Earring Storage Solution Featured Image Description:

The photo is a frame from the video where I’m sitting at my dining table demonstrating the album. I’m wearing a black headwrap with gold threads and a decorative flower is over my left ear. With my black/gray v-neck sweater I have a black oblong scarf with gold threads tied around my neck.

Shipment Confirmation Screenshot Image Description:

The screenshot confirms the item I ordered and while the image is a pink album “red” is indicated per my selection. Text within the screenshot says “80% off 2019 New Year special price earring storage album.”

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Fabulous, Functional & Frugal Fashion Tip #12

Easy Peasy Makeup Organization

Photo grid of my organizer detailing the empty top and bottom pieces and the entire unit including my makeup

Remember your first venture into the world of makeup and how you felt after the transformation? What a rush!

I loved playing with my mom’s makeup and couldn’t wait until I was old enough to wear my own. Thanks to my mom, it was from an early age I became a fan of bright red lipstick and eyebrow stencils.

Over the years I’ve collected tons of cosmetics from foundation, eyeshadow, blush, lip color, and mascara to nail polish. Ever the organizer, I’ve used different storage methods to contain my ever-growing collection. Two of my favorites were 3-tiered hanging vegetable baskets and Caboodles makeup cases.

In recent years I’ve dramatically scaled down the amount of makeup I store. The loss of my eyesight, becoming more seasoned, and desiring less overall contributed to my decision to cutback.

Investing in a 2-piece clear acrylic makeup organizer from Amazon was the perfect answer for me. Since this unit is compact it doesn’t take up much space and it keeps everything neat and tidy in one place.

My organizer has 4 drawers (2 side by side at the top and 2 longer ones directly underneath). The inset piece that I sit on top of the drawers can actually be used as a stand alone. Total measurement is 9.5 inches wide by 5 inches deep by 7.5 inches tall.

Depending on your individual needs, makeup organization really is as easy as 1 – 2 – 3:

  1. Pare down by thinking in terms of essentials
  2. Select an organizational unit suited to your needs
  3. Label your cosmetics (with the date they are first opened) and/or each section on the organizer (this will enable you to readily distinguish between products and provide the discard by date)

In Googling Makeup organizers there are well over 1 million results. They can be purchased just about anywhere and they come in many different sizes, colors, types, and price points.