Makeup tools are used, and then often left aside where over time they can gather all sorts, such as dust and bacteria. This is then transferred on to your face the next time you use them. Using clean brushes will reduce the frequency of acne breakouts.
Professional makeup brush cleansers are pricey, but a simple solution of Vinegar and water can clean and sterilise brushes for a fraction of the cost. If you want a non toxic way to naturally clean your makeup brushes, try this simple DIY recipe below:
Homemade Brush Cleanser
- 1 part regular dish soap
- 1 part distilled white vinegar
- 4 parts warm water
Mix all ingredients and dip/swirl brushes one at a time. Rinse with warm then cold water, shake excess out a bit, reshape brush and lay flat to air dry. Don’t worry about the vinegar smell, once the brushes are dry it will fade away.