09/03/2014 11:08 am ET Updated Nov 03, 2014

How to Organize Your Bathroom Shelves

Five quick storage solutions for the bathroom.

photography by JUSTIN BERNHAUT

The secret to the 20-minute shower-hair-makeup blitz is having all your products at your fingertips -- and a well-set-up area to keep you from knocking things over when you're moving fast.

photography by ALEXANDRA ROWLEY

standing brushes
Hair and makeup brushes stashed in glasses stay cleaner (and in view) and take up a minimum amount of room.

photography by FRANCESCO LAGNESE

containing hair accessories
With their tangling cords, hair dryers, brushes and combs have a way of knocking down everything else as you reach for them. In a basket, though, they behave.

photography by MATT ALBIANI

displaying it
A tray acts as a coaster, keeping products like oily salt scrubs and bath gels off the shelf's surface, and makes everything look fancier for some reason.

photography by JAMES WADDELL

storing wisely
Confine tall containers inside a larger box or shower caddy to stop them from tipping as you rummage through your make-up.

photography by JUSTIN BERNHAUT

tagging it
Make labels for shelves so everything returns to the same place.

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