How To Clean Makeup Brushes The Right Way  

If you’ve ever wondered how to clean your makeup brushes so that they last longer and enhance your makeup application…

Or maybe you’ve wondered how often you should be cleaning your brushes…

Then get excited for today’s blog post… 

Because we're going to dive into the real importance of cleaning your makeup brushes and provide you with a video tutorial on how to do it properly.

There’s also a special giveaway for those who stick around till the end.

That said, let’s start with the basics… 

Why It’s Essential To Clean Your Makeup Brushes Regularly 

Knowing the importance of keeping your makeup brushes clean is key…

Because they collect dirt, oil, and bacteria over time, which can cause breakouts and affect their performance. 

So keeping your brushes clean not only improves their performance but also prevents bacteria buildup that can cause skin problems. 

Here are a few things to keep in mind:

Unclean brushes can be a breeding ground for acne-causing bacteria, potentially causing skin irritations and breakouts.

Regular cleaning helps to keep bristles soft and supple, ensuring smooth and flawless makeup application.

Proper care and maintenance, including regular cleaning, contribute to the longevity of your brushes, saving you money in the long run.

The Step-by-Step Guide on How to Clean Your Makeup Brushes

Now that we've established the importance of cleaning your makeup brushes, let's dive into the ‘how' of it. 

Typically I recommend both daily and weekly cleaning of makeup brushes (and I demonstrate my favorite techniques for each case in the video tutorial below.)

But here’s a sneak peek:

  • For daily cleaning, I recommend using a brush cleaner or 70% alcohol. However, avoid submerging the entire brush in the cleaner as it can degrade the glue holding the brush together.
  • For weekly deep cleaning, use a gentle soap and swirl your brush around in the palm of your hand. Rinse and repeat until the water runs clearly

Curious to see this cleaning process in action? 

Watch the video tutorial below to learn my best tips for cleaning makeup brushes:

To further improve your brush care knowledge, I’ve put together a special bonus of my top tips and tricks for optimal makeup brush hygiene.

Click the download button below to get a copy. (It’s absolutely free)

So there you have it!

The essential tips you need to care for your makeup brushes and keep them in tip-top shape, making it easier to achieve a flawless application. 

Start taking care of your makeup brushes today, and notice the difference it makes in your beauty routine! 

Feel free to tag me on socials whenever you find these tips helpful to your artistry.

As always, I look forward to celebrating your success stories.

Remember to download the special giveaway resource and watch the video to learn how to clean your makeup brushes the right way.

Stay fabulous,

Lauren D’Amelio Ventre

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