03/22/2012 12:55 pm ET Updated Oct 11, 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 colors. After months of hiding our faces behind heavier foundation and dark lipstick, 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, decluttering our current collection is not only good for saving space, it actually benefits our 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. Below are Myers' 10 tips to declutter and organize your makeup mess.

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10 Ways To Store And Organize Your Makeup