Ways to Clean Your Makeup Brushes and Tools
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When was the last time you used your make up tools? Most women would say this morning. But a more important question is: when was the last time you cleaned them? Think about all that built up makeup, dead skin cells, skin oils, and bacteria. Gross! It may be time to spring clean your tools!
Makeup brushes: If you use reusable makeup brushes for blush or powder, you should be cleaning them of build up. Not only will they be cleaner, they’ll also be softer, as makeup buildup tends to make brushes scratchy. Grab a bar of soap or a bottle of shampoo and put some into your palm. Wet the brush, then swirl it around in the soap. Continue to swirl it for about thirty seconds, then rinse with hot water. Wrap a clean, cotton cloth around the brush and squeeze until it is mostly dry.
Makeup wands: If you reuse your eye-shadow makeup sponge wands, then make sure to clean them often too. You can take a little hand soap and water and rub the head of the sponge between your fingers. Rinse, then lay out on a paper towel to dry.
Tweezers: Tweezers and nail clippers can also build up nasty germs. If you have metal utensils, you can drop them right into a bottle of rubbing alcohol and shake. Make sure to rinse and dry completely, or they may rust! If you have plastic tools, you can wipe them down with rubbing alcohol instead.
Hair brushes: Using scissors and tweezers, remove all of the hair you can from your brush, then rub it down with shampoo and rinse. A clean brush will make your hair happier and brushing easier!
Makeup cases: Make sure i fyou have a little cup of box for your makeup tools on the sink that you clean that too! Makeup, skin cells, and germs can build up all over your case. Don’t store your nice clean tools in a dirty box!
Sources:https://www.birchbox.com/magazine/video/how-to-clean-makeup-brushes/ http://www.makeupgeek.com/makeup-basics/how-to-clean-your-makeup-brushes-like-a-pro/ http://www.covergirl.com/makeup-tips/how-to-apply-makeup/makeup-tools-tips/how-to-clean-makeup-brushes