To maintain the ultimate hygiene while applying makeup on your face, cleaning different tools, beauty blenders, and brushes is significant. Although the market offers lots of cleansers for your makeup brushes, why waste money on them when you can Do It Yourself? 

Here are some DIY tips for cleaning your precious makeup brushes are discussed below. So, keep on reading. 

Use dish soap

Any regular dish soap used for washing dishes at your home is an effective solution for cleaning makeup brushes. Add a few teaspoons of liquid dish soap to lukewarm water and soak your makeup brushes and makeup sponges in the solution for a while. You can add a few drops of olive oil for making the solution more effective. It is one of the easiest and most effective DIY solutions for cleaning makeup brushes without extra expense.

What about some baking soda?

Baking soda always works as a savior in any condition. Being easily available in every household, baking soda is another viable option for cleaning makeup brushes. For cleaning your favorite makeup brushes using baking soda, all you need is a glass, some lukewarm water, and only a tablespoon of baking soda. Firstly, take a glass and fill it with some lukewarm water. Now, dip only the bristles of your brushes and add the baking soda into the water. Now, let it sit for a good five to ten minutes before rinsing it. Finally, wipe out all dirt and dry your brushes. 

Rubbing alcohol

The cleansing properties presented in rubbing alcohol make a tremendous DIY brush cleaner and sanitizer. First, follow beauty and fashion trends, and lay your beauty brushes flat on a towel. Now, fill a free spray bottle with rubbing alcohol and gently spray it on the bristles. Let the brushes get moistened, and now, rub them and wipe out the makeup from the brushes using a tissue or clothes. 

Use oils

Do you know that various oils, including coconut oil, olive oil, tea tree oil, etc., get used in makeup removers and cleansers? So, why don’t you use it as a DIY solution for cleaning your makeup brushes? You need to fill a bowl with lukewarm water and add a few drops of any oil you have at home. Furthermore, you can take some oil in your hand and gently swirl it around the delicate bristles of your brush. Once it is clean enough, wipe it out.  

A few tips for keeping your makeup brushes clean

Here are some lifestyle tips and advice to help you keep your brushes clean.

  • Clean your makeup brushes regularly, following the processes
  • Use lukewarm water while cleaning 
  • Always be gentle with the bristles 
  • Dry them properly 
  • Store them correctly 

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