how to {clean make up brushes}

you know how you’re supposed to clean your make up brushes? for one reason or another i never have. (eww. gross. what was i thinking?)

i found this pin for a diy solution and tried it the other week- with impressive results. the brushes came out clean and so soft! (and not vinegary smelling at all.) if you click through to the blog behind the pin, rachel, a professional makeup artist, suggests a different cleaning method that sounds like it worked even better from the comments below. both ways are inexpensive and easy, making them a win in my book!

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6 Comments

  • Selah September 24, 2012 at 11:04 AM

    I’ve always just used baby shampoo. Makeup brushes are just really fine hair, right?

    I love that necklace!

    • Caitlin September 27, 2012 at 4:50 PM

      So true! I’d not thought of it that way before. And thank you!

  • Florica September 24, 2012 at 12:16 PM

    I use a face wash or hand soap to clean them, works great.

    • Caitlin September 27, 2012 at 4:51 PM

      Great idea! Thanks for the input, Florica! Hope you’re having a great week!

  • BeautyAnywhere September 26, 2012 at 2:05 PM

    Thanks so much for the wonderful shout out! I love your style & your blog is darling! xo

    • Caitlin September 27, 2012 at 4:53 PM

      Thank you, Rachel! I was so excited to come across your blog and will definitely be back for more tips and tricks! Hope you have a great night.

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