A lot of you ask me about my makeup brush hygiene. You guys want to know what brush cleaner I use, how I wash my makeup brushes, and how I wash my beauty blenders. Today I am going to share my favorite DIY brush cleaner, the matter in which I storage my newly clean brushes, and how/what I clean my beauty blenders with. Let's get start!
First thing is first my brush cleanser recipe. I love this recipe because it is gentle on my brush hairs, gets the brush squeaky clean and it really inexpensive.
Makeup Brush Cleaner Recipe:
What you will need is a empty bottle/ container for storage, oil (I prefer olive or avocado), dawn (the original blue or the antibacterial green Dawn work the best.), water, and your favorite essential oil(s).
Mix 1 part Dawn, 1/2 part oil, 1/2 water, and 10-15 drops of essential oil together in a bowl. Mix until the solution is creamy and frothy. Place container in freezer until the product is frozen solid. Store the cleaner in the freezer after every use.
*SIDEBAR* I do this recipe in "parts" because it depends on how much you make at one time. I tend to make an entire container that way I have plenty for the weeks/months to come.
Now, I like to freeze mine because it is easier to use and I use way less. I learned this trick from a fellow Instagram Blogger Diana (her Instagram name is d_o_skincare). I just wet the cleanser and then the brush and swirl the brush into the cleanser and then rinse it clean in the sink. Ta Dada-- a clean makeup brush! It's just that simple.
I like to lay them out on a towel. This allows them to air dry. I typically do this overnight so my brushes are clean and ready for the next day.
A few tips I think are important and noteworthy about makeup brush cleaning are:
That's all folks!
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