It’s important to clean your makeup brushes on a regular basis. Here is an easy tutorial on how to clean makeup brushes with vinegar!!
Here is an easy way to clean makeup brushes with vinegar!! It is important that you clean your brushes on a regular basis, because they capture germs and tons of product that begins to build up. I need to set a schedule on when I clean mine, because I forget to do it at least once per month. My foundation brush needs it like 1 time a week!
How to Use Vinegar to Clean Makeup Brushes:
In a cup, add 2 parts warm water to 1 part vinegar. Then add a couple drops of dish soap (I use Dawn) and then swish around and then put brushes in to soak.
Then once they have sat for about 5 minutes, go and swish them around, and rub softly on the bristles. I do one brush at a time, and you will be amazed at how much makeup will come out.
Then I run warm water and finish cleaning each brush one by one. If it still looks to have more makeup stuck on it, I will add a drop of soap and wash it under the warm water until it looks clean and runs clear water when ran through.
Lastly, I set my brushes out on a rag and allow them to air dry. Then once dry just fluff the bristles and you are good to go, and your brushes will be like new!!
Vinegar and baking soda seem to be the magic tools when it comes to cleaning things! I never thought to use vinegar to clean my brushes!
I agree Mariah, seems like you can use vinegar for about anything!
Randa @ The Bewitchin' Kitchen says
I haven’t tried it with vinegar yet! Which is odd, my husband calls me the vinegar queen.
Ha Love it Randa!!!
Amber Edwards says
My only issue is waiting for them to air dry. I never remember to clean them until right before I want to use them. Oh goodness! Silly me. But this works great.
I get that way too at times Amber! I am trying to remind myself to clean it, then forget and next morning I am like ahh man!
Brilliant! I’ve never thought to use vinegar to clean my brushes. I’m going to give this a shot.
Love cleaning my brushes with vinegar! I am a vinegar junkie (I write about it at least once a week on the blog) so we use it for cleaning quite a bit.
Kelly @ Texas Type A Mom says
I’ve never tried this before. I’m glad to see I can make my own brush cleaner for a fraction of the cost and more natural ingredients!
Yes it is so nice to not spend a ton, and no chemicals and such needed to get them clean!
Sandra Dufoe says
Never tried this but this is great my daughter has so many brushes so this will help.