Instructions on how to clean makeup brushes easy to do at home

The bacteria in your makeup brushes can cause breakouts! You should clean them regularly to limit acne on the skin. Let's join me for this article about how I wash my old, dirty brush heads so they don't make you sick too."


1 Why should I clean my makeup brushes?

Reduces skin irritation

After a period of use, the bristles of the makeup brush can become hard due to the dust attached to the powder, combined with the humid environment, creating conditions for bacteria to grow. Therefore, you should clean the brush head regularly to help the bristles be soft, not hurt and irritate the skin during makeup.

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Skin irritation if using dirty makeup brushes

Avoid the growth of bacteria

When you use a makeup brush, you’re brushing from the product onto your skin and vice versa. Not only is this bad for the skin, but it’s also bad for products because the foundation, primer or concealer on the skin is often wet, creating favorable conditions for bacteria to multiply.

Bụi bẩn và cặn phấn có thể tạo điều kiện cho vi khuẩn phát triển

Dirt and chalk residue can create conditions for bacteria to grow

Reduces pimples and clogged pores

Makeup brush after use can collect dust and powder residue, if you use it many times but do not clean it, the dust layers will follow the cosmetics to stick to the skin. These layers of dirt not only cause irritation, but also clog pores, causing hidden acne and difficult-to-treat inflammatory acne.

Cọ trang điểm bẩn có thể gây mụn và tắc nghẽn lỗ chân lông

Dirty makeup brushes can cause breakouts and clog pores

Store brushes for a longer time

Makeup brushes will last longer if you clean them periodically. Because when the brush head and bristles become stiff due to too much dust, you will not be able to fully restore their original softness, the makeup will not look good and you will need a new brush.

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Regular cleaning helps you use it longer

Increase make-up effect

The stiff bristles are one of the reasons that make the powder and foundation on the skin prone to spinning and not soft. In addition, they can also scratch your skin when accidentally touching the skin. Therefore, you should clean it periodically or whenever the brush head is dirty and sticky!

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Soft bristles help makeup look more harmonious

2 How often should makeup brushes be cleaned?

Depending on the brush type and frequency of use, you will consider the cleaning cycle of your makeup brushes. For large brushes used to apply powder, foundation or concealer, you should clean once a week . Smaller makeup brushes such as eyeshadow, blush and lip brushes, you can clean every 2-3 days for sharper strokes.

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3 Steps to clean makeup brushes

Step 1: Wet the makeup brush with water

You can clean the bristles of your makeup brushes under plain or warm water. Avoid letting water get on the handle, causing the glue to peel off and the bristles to fall off.

Bước 1: Làm ướt cọ trang điểm với nước

Step 2: Pour the makeup brush cleaning solution into your hand or into a small box

You pour a sufficient amount of brush cleaner on the palm of your hand or store it in a small container (if your skin is easily irritated). Then, swirl the brush in circles in the solution until you see tiny bubbles.

Bước 2: Đổ dung dịch làm sạch cọ trang điểm ra tay hoặc vào một chiếc hộp nhỏ

Step 3: Rinse the bristles with water

After removing all dirt and chalk residue with the cleaning solution, rinse the bristles with water until the water is clear. Be careful not to let water seep into the body of the brush.

Bước 3: Xả lông cọ với nước

Step 4: Remove excess water and shape the brush tip

Use your fingers to gently squeeze the bristles to remove excess water and reshape the brush head to its original shape. Note that you should not stroke the brush too hard, causing hair loss, leading to damage.

Bước 4: Loại bỏ lượng nước thừa và định hình phần đầu cọ

Step 5: Let the brush dry naturally

You can leave the brush on a paper towel or terry towel overnight to let it dry naturally. You should not interfere with or because it may affect the brush’s bristles and the shape of the brush head.

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