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Product Review: e.l.f. Brush Holder (Large)

Product: 4 out of 5
Quality: 3.5 out of 5
Overall: 4 out of 5
Price: $15, (small one is $5) http://www.elfcosmetics.com and http://www.target.com
Dimensions/Size:  9″L x 3″W x 4″H
Would I repurchase? Yes
I recently purchased e.l.f cosmetic’s large brush holder from Target.com since it was sold out on the elfcosmetics website (but it’s back in stock!), it was $15 and they have a smaller one that’s a single cup for $5. Each cup is labeled accordingly: eyes, lips, face; which makes organization a breeze in separating your eye brushes, lip brushes, and face brushes (and how cutesy is that it’s also the company name!?). Since I don’t have an insane amount of lip brushes, I use the lip portion of the brush holder to hold more eye brushes and whatnot, such as tweezers. I also filled each brush holder with clear beads similar to Sephora’s setup to help hold the brushes together, see my tutorial HERE.
So what are my thoughts on it?
Their description: The stylish and sleek makeup compartments hold your brushes, makeup pencils, tools and more. The professional storage dividers keep everything organized for quick use. The luxurious material is easy to clean and durable for storing on countertops or in cabinets.
PROS:
– Pretty sturdy brush holder for $15
– Each cup is labeled to help organize your brushes; eyes, lips, face (labeled on one side of the holder only)
– Holds a good amount of brushes, such as those you use for everyday wear (or can be used to store extra brushes)
CONS:
– I wish it was a bit taller to accommodate longer brushes
– Plastic is sturdy but you can squeeze them if you press hard so it may break easily/crack
– Unlike a brush roll or a covered brush holder, brushes are out in the open so they are more prone to dust and bacteria if left out, so just be sure to wash your brushes frequently or placing them in a drawer or under the bathroom sink when not in use.
Overall? For $15, it’s a pretty decent brush holder. It holds a lot of brushes, and I use it to house all my everyday brushes that I use and then some; making it easy to choose which brush I wanna use. It’s pretty sturdy and the price is right. I just wish it was a tad bit taller so that some of my brushes don’t look like they are trying to jump ship, lol.
Without beads…
In comparison to my hand, so you can get an idea of how big it is…

How to make the brush holder jars like Sephora

I know there are also other tutorials and such on how to make the brush holder jars like the ones at Sephora, but I also put my own spin on it by adding a few gems to the jar to give it a little pizazz. My OLD brush jar was a mesh pen holder I got from Office Max, and I was quickly growing out of it! So I transferred all the brushes from the old holder into a clear glass jar of similar height from Michaels for only $2.99. It comes with a lid which I just took off. I then bought a transparent vase filler, which are tiny round “bubbles” that will hold your brushes in place.

You do not need to fill it half way because when you add you brushes it rises up (like when you have a glass of water and add ice cubes, there’s “more” water).

The glue gun and jewels I used to decorate the jar are also from Michael’s.