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How to: Clean Your Make-up Brushes

Maintaining your make-up brushes is just as important as the quality of product your are putting on your face. Using a brush that has product built up in it changes the integrity of the make-up and can harbor bacteria. Follow the steps below to get your make up brushes as good as new!

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Step 1: Begin by brushing out the dry makeup on your brush onto a paper towel. This will help to get rid of loose product and make the next steps easier.

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Step 2: Drop about 1/8 Tablespoon of baby shampoo into a cup and fill with lukewarm water. Baby shampoo is a great option because it is made with the most gentle of ingredients that won’t harm your brushes.
Step 3: Drop your brush in the soapy water and swirl it around to wash off the make-up.

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Step 4: Rinse your brush in running water, making sure to point the brush down to protect the bristles of your brush.

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Step 5: Use your hand to reform the bristles into the shape they were when you bought the brush. Lay on a paper towel to dry overnight.

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Voila! That’s it. Repeat this process every month for natural hair brushes and every quarter for synthetic hair brushes to maintain their best quality.
0653 - Version 2 Post by Tiffany Cook, Blossom Fashion Expert
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