Washing makeup brushes… It’s something that no one enjoys doing, but it is a necessary evil. Washing makeup brushes not only makes your brushes look cleaner but also removes the dirt, oils and bacteria from them. This helps prevent breakouts on your skin. I’ve used many methods to clean my brushes, but the method I prefer seems to be using a simple bar of Ivory Soap!
The majority of my brushes mostly come into contact with powders but a few are used for liquids and I find that Ivory Soap does a great job of getting them squeaky clean without drying out the bristles. My makeup brush collection contains both synthetic and synthetic brushes.
All I do to wash my brushes is I wet the bar of soap, and then wet the end of my brush, and I start swirling the brush into the bar of soap until the bar of soap gets the makeup all over it. Then, I switch to swirling it in my hand, going back and forth between the soap and my hand if the brush is particularly dirty. Once I’m satisfied with the cleanliness of the brush, I rinse it under water, and ring it out before setting it to dry. It’s important to try to keep the metal above the bristles dry so that you don’t damage the glue and cause your brush to shed.
Whats your favourite method for washing makeup brushes? Let me know in the comments below!