Taking care of your skin also means cleaning the accessories and brushes you use every day. To have beautiful skin and to achieve nice makeup, it is essential to wash your makeup brushes regularly, but also correctly. Find our best tips for doing this task.
Why wash your makeup brushes?
Having beautiful makeup brushes is essential to get flawless makeup with a nice finish.
Washing them regularly is not only important for their lifespan, but also to significantly improves the quality of your makeup.
When you use your brushes without cleaning them, dust, dirt, and makeup residue build up in the bristles. This can cause skin irritation, pimples, and even infections.
In addition, these impurities can affect the application of your makeup, leaving uneven marks and impairing the intensity of the colors.
It is therefore crucial to clean your makeup brushes regularly to preserve their quality and ensure perfect makeup with each use.
So, remember to take care of your makeup brushes and wash them regularly. You will quickly notice a difference in the quality of your makeup and your skin.
How often should you clean your makeup brushes?
The cleaning of your brushes must be done in relation to the use of these. The more frequent your use, the more regular the cleaning will be. As for brushes for the complexion (blush, bronzer, concealer, foundation, etc.), they must be washed two to three times a week.
The eye brushes, on the other hand, must be cleaned more frequently, the best would be after each use in order to avoid mixing the colors of the eye shadows.
Finally, make-up sponges should be cleaned at least twice a week.
How to wash your makeup brushes
To clean your brushes properly, there is no need to invest in large products. Instead, invest in a good Marseille soap, fill a bowl with hot water, and let’s go!
Well of course you have to take the hand, for that nothing could be simpler:
- Start by wetting the brushes generously.
- Rub the brushes on the wet soap, then lather the bristles
- To ensure that the bristles are soaked in soap, rub the soaked brushes in the palm of your hand.
- Rinse the brush thoroughly with clear water by making circular movements in the palm of your hand. If your brush still foams, it means that it is not well-rinsed.
- After removing makeup and soap residue, wring out the brushes, then lay them flat on a towel to dry properly.
It is also possible to use a tool such as a brush-cleaning glove or a silicone mat. Its utensils are very practical and will allow you to rub the brush on this platform and remove makeup more quickly.
How to clean your makeup sponge?
To wash your sponge properly and without too much difficulty, all you have to do is fill a bowl with water, then add a little makeup remover oil and place the sponge in it so that it soaks.
Then put it in the microwave, don’t leave it for more than a minute. When you take it out, wait for the water to cool down to wring out your sponges until they are completely clean.