How to Clean Makeup Brushes

Wash makeup brushes to prevent acne and oil buildup, without ruining your brushes!

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How to Clean Makeup Brushes
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Wet your makeup brush thoroughly with hot water.

Wet your makeup brush thoroughly with hot water.

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Squeeze pea size amount of face wash directly onto the brush, or into your palm.

Squeeze pea size amount of face wash directly onto the brush, or into your palm.

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Use a circular motion to gently cleanse the brush in your palm. Use fingertips to work in the soap. You will see the makeup start to run. (You can ignore the football game in the background.)

Use a circular motion to gently cleanse the brush in your palm. Use fingertips to work in the soap. You will see the makeup start to run. (You can ignore the football game in the background.)

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Rinse the brush and squeeze. If the water doesn't run clear, keep massaging. Add more soap for heavy makeup use.

Rinse the brush and squeeze. If the water doesn't run clear, keep massaging. Add more soap for heavy makeup use.

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Look in the middle of the brush to make sure there are no suds left. Rinse with warm water until bubbles vanish.

Look in the middle of the brush to make sure there are no suds left. Rinse with warm water until bubbles vanish.

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Squeeze gently in a dry towel to soak up dripping water. Use the same circular motion you used to wash the brush to dry the bristles.

Squeeze gently in a dry towel to soak up dripping water. Use the same circular motion you used to wash the brush to dry the bristles.

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Let dry for several hours. (Best to do the night before you want to use them.)           Ta da! Squeaky clean.

Let dry for several hours. (Best to do the night before you want to use them.) Ta da! Squeaky clean.

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