03/21/2012 09:12 EDT

National Spring Cleaning Week 2012: 10 Ways To Store And Organize Your Makeup (PHOTOS)

This week marks National Spring Cleaning Week. Each day, The Huffington Post Canada Style team will bring you tips on how to organize the most used spaces in your home.

Spring is the season for bright and bold makeup colours. After months of hiding our dry faces behind foundation and darker lips, warmer weather is a sign to bring back the pinks, oranges and that sun-kissed glow. But before we (and you) start shopping for new shades, de-cluttering our current collection is not only good for saving space, it actually benefits skin.

"Makeup can go bad and be a breeding ground for bacteria over time. Using expired makeup is not only bad for your skin, but can also lead to nasty things like eye infections," says Jessica Jean Myers, a makeup artist based in Toronto.

Convinced? You should be. Here are Myers' 10 tips to de-clutter and organize your makeup mess.

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