Makeup brushes need a good wash/bath just like our bodies. We may ignore this very truth and end up in the growth of bacteria, itching, dirt & dust, etc. Healthy skin and hair require clean, infection-free brushes. The easiest and fundamental way to clean makeup brushes may be with makeup brush cleaning mat, egg, or pad. How to use a makeup brush cleaning mat may be roaming around your mind by now, let’s make it easy, simple, and fun.
Steps for using a makeup brush cleaning mat
The below infographic is a straightforward expression of how to use a makeup brush cleaning mat, egg or pad perfectly
Now, it is time to get deeper to explore the steps to use a makeup brush cleaning mat
1. Fix the mat with suction cups
Most of the makeup brush cleaning mats come up with suction cups to hold the mat firm. It helps to rub brushes without frequent movement. The first step is to fix the mat with pressure so that the suction cups release air from it and hold the mat firm with basin or where you place.
2. Wet brushes in water
when the mat has been fixed, wet the brushes in water. If the brush handles are of wood, be careful so that the handles are not wet too much. Wood may experience damage quickly with the water.
3. Apply cleanser, shampoo, soap
At this stage, apply makeup brush cleansers to clean the brush thoroughly. Cleaners may be readily available or home-made. A suitable cleansing material is crucial for not only for cleaning but also for getting infection-free brushes.
4. Scrub the brushes
Scrub the brushes with various motions on the mat. Note that based on the size of the brush, you are to use different areas for scrubbing. It is better to scrub same-sized several brushes together.
5. Rinse the brushes
With the scrubbing, the dirt and dust, as well as the germs, are loose and out. Now, rinse the brushes thoroughly and several times.
6. Dry the brushes
At this step, dry the brushes thoroughly. You may use a towel to rub and wipe. Alternatively, you may use a hairdryer to dry the clean makeup brushes quickly.