Nail polish collection and storage

I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again, I am a nail polish addict.  A year ago this time my collection was modest with maybe less than 20 polishes.  Now, I am over 100 and counting.

Since I have so many different colours and brands, I want to display them properly.  I actually had a 36-polish OPI stand but I quickly filled that up.  I was given a 90-polish stand which I honestly didn’t think I was going to fill, but I managed to fill that one up in a few short months.

36-polish OPI stand

I don’t typically color-coordinate, however, I do try to keep brands together.  For example, my Essie polishes are together (although in different places – I try to keep collections together), same with my OPI, China Glaze, and Deborah Lippmann varnishes (which I keep in their boxes).  For my overflow polish (minis, odd shaped bottles that won’t fit in my stand, and ones that I just don’t have room for) I keep those in a little bowl which I keep displayed on some coffee table books (I call it my girly nook).

My stand is by OPI and I was given it, however, if you are interested in getting one yourself, check out eBay or beauty supply stores (although you will probably need a cosmetology license to purchase from a supply store that sells or distributes OPI).  You can also always create your own stand and hang it on a wall.

How do you display your polishes?

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