3 Ways To Clean Your Makeup Brushes & Sponges


When it comes to a flawless beauty routine, quality makeup brushes and sponges make all the difference. And when you’re using these tools on a daily basis, it’s crucial to clean them regularly — otherwise, they can get clogged with excess powder, oils or bacteria and cause facial breakouts! We’ve rounded up three simple ways to keep your brushes, sponges and skin looking clean and fresh.

By Kara Manos of Politics of Pretty
Photography: Kate Ann
Styling: Caitlin Moran
How to clean your brushes using household products: Squeeze some baby shampoo or Cetaphil cleanser in a small bowl of water. Dip your brushes in the bowl and swirl around. Rinse with water and then lay flat to dry.

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Author: Kara Manos

Kara blogs at Politics of Pretty, a go-to beauty resource. She’s been featured in People StyleWatch and Byrdie as a top beauty blog. Connect with her on Instagram.

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