As our week of all things spring cleaning continues, we’re digging into our beauty bags to refresh our routines. Did you know that dirt and germs build up in our makeup brushes? Applying products with dirty applicators can clog pores and spread bacteria, causing breakouts! Keep your skin clear and clean by washing your brushes at least once a month. We’re breaking down the simple steps in this cheat sheet—check it out! And remember: high-quality brushes are a worthwhile investment!
Written & photographed by Erin Sousa
- Baby shampoo (it’s gentle yet effective)—we used Live Clean
- Running water
- Clean towel for drying
- Rubbing alcohol in a spray bottle