Clean Your Makeup Brushes Like A True MUA With These Tips

Did you know that cleaning your makeup brushes should be a part of your daily makeup routine?

Everyone knows it is vital to clean the makeup off your face nightly. Keeping makeup from building up on your skin is essential to maintaining clear and gorgeous skin. However, are you aware of just how crucial it is to clean the brushes that apply your beauty products to your face?

Despite the whole not wanting to get bacteria, dirt, and grime on your brushes, having clean brushes ensures that your makeup goes on flawlessly. Dirty brushes can impact the color of the make-up you are applying. You bought that color for a reason. You don't want gold glitter mixed in with your pink blush, do you?

If you are unsure of what products to use on your brushes, never fear! There are a couple of products that all professional makeup artist approved. Cinema Secrets Makeup Brush Cleaner is a great disinfectant that dries quickly, according to makeup artist Denise Sanchez who recently spoke with Refinery29. Not only does it get the brushes completely clean but since it dries quickly, you don't have to wait to put your makeup on.

Not everyone likes using alcohol-based products to clean their brushes. Many people prefer a more natural approach but also want to ensure these products will deliver clean results. In those cases, you want to find a natural non-drying gentle bar soap such as the one made by L'Occitane. Makeup artist Romy Soleimani swears by the product because it is just as good for your skin as it is your brushes.


Whether you use a natural soap or cleanser, there is one product that everyone needs. It is essential to have a brush drying tree, regardless of how you choose to clean your brushes. First, it keeps the brushes from coming in contact with anything dirty. There are different size slots where the brushes hang upside down.

There are many products and ways to clean your brushes. Test out what works for you, just make sure you are cleaning them. How do you clean your makeup brushes? Do you wash them? How often? Let us know your thoughts in the comments!


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