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Clean those makeup brushes! Why & How to keep those babies clean.

May 22, 2018

We need to have a serious talk about our makeup brushes, ladies. I can't tell you the number of times I've heard the typical "My skin won't calm down, I keep breaking out and I don't know why" Followed by my usual question: "Are you cleaning your brushes?" YOU GUYS! I can't stress enough how crucial this is. And trust me, if there was a world in which I didn't have to expend the extra energy on cleaning my brushes, I wouldn't! But the fact of the matter is, that's nasty. I'm going to break down for you why you need to be cleaning them, how often, and just plain how to do it.




Okay, the number of reasons for washing your brushes are plenty, so let's just break down a few of the most important ones.  Everyone's skin is home to microbes, or microscopic bacteria (ew I know, but it's normal). These bacteria are typically non harmful, and actually have some beneficial properties for your skin. BUT, not everyone has the same types of microbes, and not everyones skin can tolerate every kind. Which leads me to my first point: if you are sharing or have shared your brushes with someone, clean them before you use them on your own skin. Though someone's fa