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How I Clean My Makeup Brushes

Is it time to remove all the nasty bacteria and excess oils off your makeup brushes?

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     After many uses, your makeup brushes will have makeup buildup, bacteria, and oils. Buildup can lead to a streaky foundation, acne, and /or bacteria. Cleaning your makeup brushes can help prevent future breakouts and potential skin infections.
     Question… How often should you clean your makeup brushes?
It is recommended to clean your brushes at least once a month, if possible try cleaning them every two weeks, to help keep your skin clear.

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Here is what you’ll need:
1. Baby Shampoo or Micellar Water:

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2.  Brush Cleansing Pallet: I bought mine at Marshalls for around $6. It has worked wonders. This is a great inexpensive tool that makes it easy and ineffective to clean your brushes.

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3. Lukewarm water:  Helps kill nasty bacteria!
4. A Towel
5. Don’t forget the makeup brushes!

 

Step-By-Step:
 
1. Begin by grabbing the cleansing brush pallet and pouring a drop of baby shampoo or micellar water on to the pallet.
2. With lukewarm water wet the brush and rub the brush in a circular motion on the pallet. Making sure you focus on the bristles ( If you don’t have a pallet you can use your hands, by swirling the brush in the palm of your hand).
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3.  Rinse the brush and repeat steps one and two until water runs clear through the brushes.
4. Dry the brushes with a towel.
5. Reshape the brush bristles .
6. Let it dry. Make sure the brushes are facing down when drying to prevent water from going to the handle, as this can loosen the glue.
 
 
Cleaning your makeup brushes means a better application!

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xoxo

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