The Ultimate Guide to Cleaning Your Makeup Brushes

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Sis, we need to talk about your makeup brushes. I’ve seen your face beat all week long and you look amazing. But when was the last time you cleaned your makeup tools?

Makeup brushes and sponges can hold bacteria, oil, dirt and dead skin cells if not cleaned regularly.  Dirt, bacteria and oil left on your makeup tools, transfers to your skin causing breakouts and clogged pores. 

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HOW OFTEN SHOULD YOU WASH YOUR MAKEUP BRUSHES?

Ideally, you should wash your face makeup brushes and sponges weekly to remove any excess foundation and concealer.

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HOW DO YOU CLEAN MAKEUP BRUSHES AND SPONGES?

My personal favorite way to clean my brushes is by using baby shampoo, it’s unscented and hypoallergenic and a little olive oil. 

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To cleanse your beauty sponge, massage your cleanser into the sponge until it lathers. Repeat until the sponge is spot free and bouncy and let it air dry. 

Next, we’ll give you some suggestions of makeup cleansers you can purchase from your favorite beauty counter.

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