I couldn’t emphasize better how important it is to wash make up brushes regularly. Cleaning makeup brushes is the best way to condition their bristles for smooth makeup application. It is also, the best way to extend their lives significantly. All kinds of cosmetic products, dead skin cells, sweat and oil easily clings to makeup brushes and if they are not cleaned, they instantly become a breeding ground for bacteria. Using a dirty makeup brush on your face can pose serious threats to your skin. I’m talking about acne and pimple breakouts, rashes, pore congestion – should I go on?
The easiest way to clean makeup brushes is to use commercial makeup brush cleansers. Most makeup brush cleansers can really burn a hole in your pocket so if you’re looking for a cheaper or a more affordable way of washing and caring your brushes, continue reading this post. I’m going to show you how you can keep your makeup brushes clean by simply reaching out to a couple of items that you may already have in your kitchen and bathroom – olive oil and shampoo. Ready? Let’s get started!
STEP 1: Take out all your dirty makeup brushes. Here are the dirty makeup brushes I gathered from my vanity this morning.