Friday, 22 February 2013

DIY: How To Wash Make Up Brushes!

Hey my make up geeks!

How To Wash Make Up Brushes

Dirty Make up brushes are always a big problem as they transfer old make up,germs and bacteria.Want to avoid this?Yes you want to so here I'm with my another DIY: How to Clean Make Up Brushes.I just found this method on pinterest so I thought it would be great if I share with you guys.

So let's get started!

Products That I've Used:

Products That I've  Used

  • Tops synthetic vinegar
  • Max dish wash liquid soap
  • A glass of hot water
  • Measuring spoons
  • Dirty make up brushes

Mix one table spoon of vinegar and one table spoon of dish wash liquid with one glass of hot water.

Solution of vinegar,Dish wash liquid soap and hot water

Soak your dirty brushes in to above solution for 3-5 mins.

Soaked brushes in solution

When the brushes are soaked.Take out the brushes and you'll see the dirty solution.This means that old make up has been removed and brushes are free from germs and bacteria as vinegar is a key ingredient to kill germs in this DIY.

Dirty Solution

Rinse the make up brushes with warm water and lay them flat on old towel for one night.

Lay Brushes Flat On Old Towel

And that's it your done!
Other than this method there is also a olive oil and Dish wash liquid soap method.In this method you just have to mix olive oil and liquid dish wash soap in small quantities on a plate.After that you've to rub  your make up brushes on that mixture in circular motions and then rinse with them with water.I didn't try this method as I was afraid to try this cause I've local brand make up brushes called Luscious Cosmetics which are not of good quality and also they don't have tendency to resist such methods cause of their weak bristles.

So I hope you'll try this vinegar method and will find it as effective as I've found!
So what do you think about this vinegar method?
Share your thoughts by commenting below!

P.S: That hand woven wall hanging shown on the very first photo is made by my sister Maria.

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  1. good post! never thought about adding vinegar to clean brushes!
    i'm now following your blog on gfc - hope you do the same xx

  2. Such a helpful tip that´s remind me i have to wash all my brushes,
    thanks for the visit and for follow my blog, you have a wonderful blog,
    I'm definitely following you with gfc ! See you soon !

  3. Thanks for writing this informative post.
    xoxo KJ

  4. I see, we had a similar idea :) Great post!

    1. Oh wow what a co-incidence!But the difference is I posted first lol :D

  5. its a great post and very helpful indeed...thanks for sharing and we will definitely follow this method from now :) also your sister must be very good with handwork <3..great weekend ahead!!


  6. love this post and also your blog! It's so nice!!! I follow you!
    Pass to my blog and if it likes you follow me too, I will be so glad :D

  7. great and simple idea! very useful, thanks:)

  8. Great post and thanks for sharing this! It reminds me that my brushes need it so much.. haha. You have such an amazing brush collection, by the way! xo akiko
    Style Imported

  9. Thank u for sharing this! This is amazing; its a great help. Keep the great tips coming.
    P.s. Followed you!

  10. I love it, do you want to follow each other?

    Nice blog between, i really like it :)

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  11. I do the same.Great post.Would u like follow each other? Let me know. Kisses

  12. I have to try this ;)
    thx for comment, would you like to follow each other? ;)

  13. Sucha helpful post...thanks for sharing :))

    Wanna follow each other? Lemme know...

  14. This is a great idea! I never really thought about all the germs inside our makeup brushes.
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  15. lovely idea :)
    like your blog,would You like to follow each other ? just let me know dear :)
    XO MP

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  17. Thanks for this! I definitely need to clean my brushes!!

    xo Luisa

  18. Great tips, love your brush collection!

    Feel free to check-out my blog and if you like, follow me, I'll return the favor, would love to stay in touch :)