If opening your bathroom cabinet invites an avalanche of cotton balls, try a new kind of cleansing ritual: Reorganize the medicine chest. Found objects and flea market bargains make appealing, practical keepers for toiletries. A vintage teacup makes a pretty container for cotton balls, and an eggcup doubles as a bobby-pin dispenser. Use a tin shaker as a talcum-powder sprinkler, and an old flask to hold mouthwash. Don't forget to clean containers thoroughly and carefully label all medicines.
Medicine Chest Makeover
Martha Stewart Living, February 1996