As we are very much specific about our brushes to use for contouring and which to for concealing. But did you know that you should be cleaning your makeup brushes? Washing your makeup brushes should be a regular part of your beauty routine. When you use your brushes, bits of makeup, oil, dirt, and even bacteria can get trapped in the bristles. And as we know that quality makeup brushes can be expensive. So we should always make sure to properly clean them because this is one of the best ways to protect your investment. However, cleaning your makeup brushes is quick and easy it doesn’t consume much time of yours. Here, are the 5 simple steps to clean makeup brushes.
Step 1: Collect all your essentials makeup brushes and other makeup products that you want to clean.
Step 2: Use Lukewarm water not hot water to wash your makeup brushes as hot water loosen the glue and ends up making it unusable. Luke warm water helps to remove all the dirt and impurities from the brush and helps to make it last longer.
Step 3: Now, dispense a small amount of baby shampoo or mild shampoo on your palm and swirl the brush bristles on it until it creates rich latter.
Step 4: Wash the brush head again, with the lukewarm water. Squeeze the excess water out of the brush by pulling it in between your thumb and the side of your index finger. If the water that is released is dirty, go ahead and repeat the cleaning process again. Once the water runs clear, your job is done to clean your makeup brushes.
Step 5: Use a tissue paper or cloth to dry them and reshaping them and then leave them for overnight to dry. Avoid blow-dryer and any other method to dry the brushes. Let the brushes dry on their own.