The Best Way To Clean Your Makeup Brushes - Honestly Hannah

The Best Way To Clean Your Makeup Brushes

We're all guilty of going a bit too long without cleaning our makeup brushes. Although it may be an annoying task, it's important to keep your makeup brushes clean. Dirty brushes can affect your skin and they can of course affect the way your makeup applies. Luckily, it's really easy to clean your makeup brushes and you can do it for less than $5 with one simple product!

What you'll need:

Your brushes

And that's literally it! Now, let's get started.

Step 1: 

Run your brush under warm water until it's slightly damp

Step 2:

Grab you baby shampoo and apply a dime sized amount to the palm of your hand 

Step 3: 

Take your dampened makeup brush and swirl it around in the baby shampoo

Step 4:

Rinse the brush under the water until the water runs clear

Step 5:

Lay brushes out on a towel for 12 hours to dry

Volia! Cleaning your brushes is actually really, really easy. 


  1. I wash my brushes with shampoo as well. Makes it easy and quick for me :)

    -Leta | The Nerdy Me

    1. It's the best way in my opinion! so easy and does a great job:)

  2. I am seriously the WORST at cleaning my brushes!! But this is making me motivated to stop being lazy and do it haha!

    1. Omg yes I used to be too! I still slack off a lot but I'm getting better haha!

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  4. I clean my brushes with water, vinegar, and dish soap, but this method is faster. Thank you for the information.

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