Best make-up and toiletry bags to store your beauty stash and keep it organised

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From washable cases to the best ones for when you’re short on time, here’s our round up of the best make-up bags on the high street.

As we spend more time at home, you may be finding yourself investing your energy into getting organised. Alongside decluttering your beauty stash, purchasing a make-up bag that best suits your needs and routine can make a big difference.

From waterproof and travel-friendly to sustainable and washable, there’s a wide range of make-up bags available on the high street. Here, we round up the ones that aren’t only functional but look great, too.

Best make-up bags to organise your beauty stash

  • Best make-up bag when you're short on time: The Flat Lay Co. Mini Open Flat Makeup Bag in Blush Pink


    Like the name suggests, the Flat Lay Co.’s make-up bags completely flatten down to let you spread out your products. It also doubles up as a cosmetics mat to protect the floor against spillages or smudges.

    Shop The Flat Lay Co. Drawstring Makeup Bag at ASOS, £19.99

  • Best sustainable make-up bag: UpCircle Cotton Wash Bag

    UpCircle Cotton Wash Bag

    Made from 100% Fairtrade cotton canvas, this make-up bag is waterproof, durable, washable and plastic-free.

    Shop UpCircle Cotton Wash Bag, £4.99

  • Best make-up bag for travelling: Space NK Travel Bag


    Available in five colours, this practical bag is perfect for keeping your cosmetics together, and the transparent panel makes it easy to see what is inside. It can be cleaned with a simple wipe down. A handy make-up addition when travel opens again.

    Shop Space NK Travel Bag at Space NK, £24

  • Best make-up bag for organisation: Anya Hindmarch Make-Up Pouch


    Inspired by designer Anya Hindmarch’s obsession for organisation, this make-up bag – which is available in seven colours – has a compartment for everything. Plus, there’s a separate section for your brushes to keep them clean and in good condition.

    Shop Anya Hindmarch Make-Up Pouch at Anya Hindmarch, £225

  • Best make-up bag to chuck in your handbag: Elizabeth Scarlett Giraffe Velvet Travel Pouch

    Elizabeth Scarlett Giraffe Velvet Travel Pouch

    Perfect for any occasion, this gorgeous velvet pouch is covered in gorgeously embroidered zebras. Plus, the vivid yellow background makes it easy to spot in your handbag.

    Shop Elizabeth Scarlett Zebra Mustard Velvet Everyday Pouch at Elizabeth Scarlett, £28

  • Best make-up bag for customised storage: Begin Magic Small Make up Box


    Made from water-resistant structure, this make-up bag has adjustable compartments to let you customise how you store your beauty collection. It also has make-up brush slots to keep your brush bristles protected.

    Shop Begin Magic Small Make up Box at Amazon, £25.99

  • Best make-up bag for foolproof application: Beautifect Box


    So much more than a make-up bag, this portable case has space to neatly house all of your products in individual compartments, as well as dedicated slots to lay out each and every one of your brushes. But the real draw is the mirror: with five changeable colour modes, you can check your make-up in a range of lighting scenarios, from daylight to candle light.

    Shop Beautifect Box at Beautifect, £279

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