“Professional Makeup Techniques”
Cleaning makeup brushes is an absolute must! It needs to be done on a regular basis to keep your brushes and your cosmetics fresh and bacteria-free. It only takes a minute or two to freshen up your makeup tools and cosmetics. Here’s a makeup artist technique for getting the job done quickly and efficiently.
Makeup Brush Cleaning In 7 Easy Steps
Take the set of makeup brushes that you normally use every day to put on your makeup on and line them up. When you are cleaning makeup brushes always include your eye shadow brushes.
1. Wet the brush you need to clean with warm water.
2. Grab your favorite makeup brush cleaner, hair shampoo or baby shampoo, and pour a few drops in the palm of your left hand.
3. Dab the wet brush into the shampoo to get it soapy.
4. Use your fingers to massage the shampoo into the brush bristles and work into a little lather just like when you wash your hair.
5. Rinse the brush in clear water.
“Clean makeup brushes give smoother results!”
Professional Makeup Brush Tips
Did you know you can use hair conditioner on your makeup brushes? It keeps them soft longer. Rinse after applying. Artists know this secret and you can use it to your advantage to make your brushes last longer.
Gently squeeze out the excess water and lay your brushes on a clean towel or wash rag to dry overnight.
If you buy two sets of brushes, you’ll find that you can use one set, wash and still have a dry second set to use.
How To Clean Makeup Brushes Instantly
Okay, so there are times when you just don’t have a few seconds to stand in front of the sink cleaning brushes. What can you do? The answer is to use a makeup brush cleaner. They come in sprays and wipes which work perfectly for quick cleaning on the run. Then, when you have a few moments, take the time to make sure you give your favorite makeup tools a deep cleaning.
Cleaning Cosmetic Sponges
Makeup sponges, just like makeup brushes, need to be cleaned. Plain soap and water do an excellent job. Make sure that you rinse them well, squeeze out the excess water and let them dry.
Cleaning makeup brushes is a necessary step in your makeup routine. It will help keep your makeup clean and your complexion clear. Spend a few moments today taking care of your makeup tools – You’ll immediately feel better about using them with your makeup.