Friday, 15 February 2013

Washing my makeup brushes

This is probably the most boring post ever, so I apologise now! I don’t normally bother reading these types of posts because they don’t often appeal to me but I thought I’d keep the written content to a minimum and be a little arty with the photos instead. Why? Because washing your makeup brushes isn’t really rocket science. Whilst it isn’t rocket science it really is a boring and mundane task that every girl tries to postpone for as long as possible. In an ideal world, I’d wash them everyday after I’ve done my makeup to help stop the spread of nasties harbouring in the bristles, but in all honestly, I can’t be bothered. I do wash them every 2 weeks, although I’d love to do them every week and I may try getting myself in to a routine of doing so. I’m sure you could wash them with most liquid cleaning solutions aimed at being used for your hair/body, such as shampoo or your usual body wash, however I prefer to use baby shampoo. Baby shampoo is the mildest of shampoos available so it’s perfect to use makeup brushes. I’m using the Johnson’s Baby shampoo because it was on offer at the time when I bought it, but when it runs out I will more than likely just buy a supermarket’s own brand of baby shampoo. I also lay them flat on a towel to dry because leaving them upright to dry can sometimes make the glue go nasty, leaving the bristles falling out.

What do you use to clean your makeup brushes?
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  1. I'm so guilty of not washing my brushes enough!

    I know that Johnson's is the best shampoo to use though, they smell so nice!

    Great post :)


  2. i clean up my brushes with johnson baby bath and olive oil

  3. Nice post!

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  4. just found your blog i liked this post haha actually reminds me that i need to wash my brushes out! xxx