To keep your brushes clean and working properly, it’s important to clean them regularly. Any makeup artist will tell you that cleaning your brushes is an essential part of your beauty routine.
Consider these facts:
Your skin naturally sheds dead skin cells throughout the day. These dead cells and oil get trapped in makeup brushes. If you don’t clean them, they just keep getting transferred to your skin every time you apply makeup.
If you don’t clean your brushes, they can also become breeding grounds for bacteria.
Dirty makeup brushes can make your makeup apply unevenly, look cakey, and make your skin look dull.
How to clean makeup brushes?
It’s easy to clean makeup brushes. You just need to know the best way to do it.
How to clean makeup brushes step by step?
First, run your brush under lukewarm water. Make sure you don’t get the part where the bristles meet the handle wet, otherwise it can loosen the glue that holds the bristles in place.
Apply a small amount of brush cleaner or baby shampoo to the bristles and gently massage into the bristles with your fingers.
Rinse the bristles under running water until the water runs clear. You’ll know when it’s done when the water runs clear.
Squeeze out any excess water with a clean towel or paper towel.
Lay the brush flat to dry on a clean towel. Make sure you don’t stand the brush upright otherwise the water can seep into the brush handle and loosen the glue that holds the bristles in place.
How to clean makeup brushes with a spray?
You can also use a makeup brush cleaner spray instead of shampoo. It’s easy to use and just as effective. Plus, you can take it with you when you travel.
How do you use a spray to clean makeup brushes?
First, spray the cleaner or shampoo on the brush bristles. Massage the bristles gently with your fingers.
Then, wipe the bristles on a clean towel or paper towel to remove any leftover product.
How often should you clean makeup brushes?
You should clean your brushes at least once a week. If you’re an acne-prone or sensitive-skinned person, you should clean your brushes at least once every 2-3 days to prevent bacteria from getting into your pores.
It’s easy to clean makeup brushes. You just need to know the best way to do it. Cleaning your brushes regularly will help keep your skin clear, prevent breakouts and help your makeup apply more evenly.