It’s officially the first week of Spring! I toyed with the idea of doing a Spring cleaning makeup purging entry… but I’m just not mentally up for sorting through my stash yet. So instead, I’ll show you how I clean my makeup brushes.
My method has developed over time. For years I simply washed my brushes with baby shampoo, laid them out on a towel and called it a day. But as more tools became available, I was able to improve my method and set up.
I wash (or sometimes referred to as “deep clean”) my brushes regularly – my eye makeup and foundation brushes are typically used only once and then set aside for cleaning. My sponges are also used just once and usually washed that very morning – I don’t like to let foundation dry inside the sponge which can permanently stain it. This may seem excessive but I don’t want to risk bacteria build-up which can cause cross contamination between my brushes, my makeup and my face.