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How to Clean Makeup Brushes

How to Clean Makeup Brushes

How To Clean Makeup Brushes

Okay, cleaning your makeup brushes might not be at the top of your priorities list… but it should be! Allowing product to build up on brush bristles can wreck their function and wreak havoc on your skin. So, give your tools a little love and attention—it’s easier than you think.

Step 2: Soak

Start by soaking your bristles in a bowl of lukewarm water. Be careful not to submerge them below the glue line that holds the bristles in place—this can weaken its grip.

Step 4: Rinse & repeat

Lather and rinse under warm water until things aren’t, well, gross and cloudy anymore.

Step 5: Wring & reshape

Once you’re in the clear, very gently wring out the bristles. Natural bristles will need a bit of re-shaping or fluff-up help.

Step 6: Dry completely

Lay the brushes out on a clean towel. We suggest letting them dry flat on the edge of a counter or table to allow air circulation.

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