How should I clean my makeup brushes for vacation? Add a drop of your soap of choice to a textured cleansing pad (your palm works here as well), and swirl the brush in the soap until it’s fully lathered up and any pigment or dirt is removed. If you’re using bar soap, gently rub your makeup brush or sponge into the soap, creating a lather.
How do I completely clean my makeup brushes?
- Rinse the tips of your brushes under lukewarm, running water to remove residual makeup.
- Fill a bowl with lukewarm water and a tablespoon of either gentle shampoo or clarifying shampoo.
- Swirl each brush tip in the bowl.
- Rinse the brush tips under running water.
How do makeup artists clean their makeup brushes? For natural-bristle brushes, makeup artists prefer liquid cleansers. Beautyblender’s Liquid Blendercleanser is a popular go-to, but Puckey prefers the Parian Spirit Professional Makeup Brush Cleaner specifically for his lip brushes because it’s the best way for removing strong pigments from them.
How do you wash your makeup brushes in the washing machine? “I pre-soak them in a soapy solution to start the product breaking down, put them in a pillowcase, tie it shut and wash them all at once on a warm/delicate/no spin cycle.