I presume everybody owns 1 brush, 10 or even 100 brushes! If you apply make-up everyday, the brushes will get dirty and we get lazy in not cleaning them. ‘I will clean them but tomorrow’ but tomorrow comes and you have forgotten to clean them! It is important to clean brushes regularly for so many different reasons.
One, they can be expensive to buy and although you can buy cheaper brushes, the best ones are expensive and should be treated as a good investment that will last you for years and years.
Secondly, brushes not cleaned can collect bacteria, oil and dead skin cells. These can cause blackheads, blemishes and breakouts.
Thirdly, old make-up on brushes will also dull your complexion and make application more difficult, so you’ll use more make-up with poor result. Not a good look and a waste of money!
The more you clean the brushes, the softer they became over time. For example you should clean your eyeliner brush every time you use it. Foundation brush should be cleaned once a week, same with the powder and bronzer brushes. Your eye shadow brush should be cleaned every 2/3 days.
I use MAC’s brush cleaner which is formulated to clean, disinfect and condition natural and synthetic brushes. You can use a mild shampoo or anti bacteria soaps!
Love yourself and love your brushes!