I am in no way, shape or form embarrassed to say that I tore through the entire first season of Tidying Up with Marie Kondo in one sitting. Guess what? It was utterly joy sparking. So much so that I immediately lit the incense and KonMari-ed my clothing, folding everything I wanted to keep in tiny tri-folded packages. But what do you do when you’ve organized every drawer, closet and pantry?
For me, the answer was my beauty collection. As a beauty editor, I have a lot of products. Serums I haven’t touched in weeks. Foundation shades that just don’t match. Lip balms that have been in my purse since who only knows when.
The whole process was eye-opening, as I was forced to look at my daily routine in a new, essentials-only light. What did I absolutely need or love, and what was simply taking up prime real estate on my bureau? Here are the 11 products I dubbed joy sparking.