But when you're one of the world's top beauty bloggers, makeup artists or just have an affinity with organisation, only a luxe beauty station will do.
The salon-inspired spaces are quickly becoming the must-have interior of 2018 and beauty buffs have been taking to social media to share snaps of theirs.
As reveals, the luxe beauty stations come complete with huge mirrors, often fitted with lights to ensure your makeup is Instagram-ready.
Blogger, , recently went viral after revealing her step-by-step guide to creating her own luxury station on a shoestring budget.
She divulged how she used two floating shelves to create the ‘desk’ and ‘drawers’ section of her makeup table, while her acrylic makeup boxes were purchased for next to nothing from Amazon.
After sharing photos of her incredible beauty station, makeup fans were quick to copy. Here are some of the most jaw-dropping we've spotted on social media - and they'll give you some serious dressing table envy...