Wednesday, January 9th, 2013

Survey Says

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  • Your skin tone/coloring:
  • How often do you clean your eye makeup brushes?
  • How often do you clean your face makeup brushes?
  • How often do you clean your lip brushes?

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28 thoughts on “Survey Says… January 9th, 2013

  1. Your skin tone/coloring: MAC NC 20

    How often do you clean your eye makeup brushes? Every few weeks

    How often do you clean your face makeup brushes? At least once a week

    How often do you clean your lip brushes? I don’t own any!

  2. Anything that gets used with a cream product gets cleaned right away. For others, it depends a bit on the product. I wash all my brushes about once a week, but if I use one on a particularly bright or intense shade, I at least try to clean it lightly as soon as possible to prevent staining.

  3. Profile wp-user-avatar wp-user-avatar-60 alignnone photo of Ellen Ellen

    Your skin tone/coloring: NC15
    How often do you clean your eye makeup brushes? Every time I use them! I don’t like to have them sit with makeup on them, and if I use dark colors, I don’t want to mix those with lighter colors!
    How often do you clean your face makeup brushes? Every week or so – I try to rotate which ones I clean when, and clean them when I’m doing the eye brushes
    How often do you clean your lip brushes? No lip brushes – actually, I have one but use it as a concealer brush

  4. Regan Smith

    Your skin tone/coloring: olive
    How often do you clean your eye makeup brushes? once a month
    How often do you clean your face makeup brushes? every 3 months
    How often do you clean your lip brushes? I clean them only if I’m about to use a different color, but really don’t use a lip brush often
    (I use Johnson&Johnson Baby Bed Time Bath in lavender to clean my brushes and it works wonderfully!)

  5. Hmm, I don’t think of frequency of washing by type of brush, more by type of product. I wash after 1-2 uses of a cream product (foundation, concealer, cream blush, cream eyeshadow, gel liner, etc). For colored eyeshadow, I probably wash after about four uses. For my eyeshadow blending brush (which doesn’t really get dirty), blush brush, or face powder brush, I wash about once every 7-10 days.

    Lip brushes I wash every use though – otherwise the color doesn’t stay true.

  6. Profile wp-user-avatar wp-user-avatar-60 alignnone photo of tzwiggy t_zwiggy

    How often do you clean your eye makeup brushes? After about 5 uses (can be weekly or monthly as I don’t wear makeup every single day)

    How often do you clean your face makeup brushes? Same as eye brushes

    How often do you clean your lip brushes? Don’t have any

    Brushes that are used for cream products (which I only use maybe 3-4 times a year) are washed after each use.

  7. Profile wp-user-avatar wp-user-avatar-60 alignnone photo of Amy xamyx

    Skintone: Fairly light, very neutral.

    *All* brushes get spot cleaned immediately after use. I then place them in a separate bin, and every brush in there gets washed at the end of the week, usually Sundays. Other brushes, especially eye brushes, that aren’t in “regular” rotation still get deep-cleaned once a month. It may seem excessive, but I feel better about not contaminating my products.

    • Profile wp-user-avatar wp-user-avatar-60 alignnone photo of Amy xamyx

      *By “use”, I mean every time a brush touches my face; I never touch a brush into a product twice. If I need to add more product, I use a new brush, or a disposable applicator.

  8. Jay

    Your skin tone/coloring: Cool/fair
    How often do you clean your eye makeup brushes? I use a daily brush cleaner every other day (or if I use a strong/unusual pigment) and wash them once a week.
    How often do you clean your face makeup brushes? I also rotate through different face brushes to apply foundation/blush but I wash them once a week.
    How often do you clean your lip brushes? If I have time I wash it immediately after each use, otherwise I use my daily brush cleanser and take care of it that evening.

  9. Profile wp-user-avatar wp-user-avatar-60 alignnone photo of adonna lee

    NC 35
    my personal eye brushes – every 3 weeks
    my personal face brushes – every week
    my personal lip brushes – every time

    If I have a breakout or a cold I wash every time every brush
    Professionally
    I use clean brush set per person/character/look
    & I clean then constantly!!!!!

  10. Profile wp-user-avatar wp-user-avatar-60 alignnone photo of Lauren Lauren

    Your skin tone/coloring: NC30
    How often do you clean your eye makeup brushes? Every day or every 2 days. I don’t like dirty eye brushes because it screws the color up for the next use.
    How often do you clean your face makeup brushes? Every week for my foundation brush. I clean my blush brushes when I remember.
    How often do you clean your lip brushes? I don’t have any.

  11. Profile wp-user-avatar wp-user-avatar-60 alignnone photo of Raquel Raquel

    skin tone/coloring: nc20/30

    eye makeup brushes: whenever they get dirty to the point they ruin my eye makeup. i clean my eyeliner brushes right after use, though.
    face makeup brushes: maybe every 2 months. i try to wash them when i feel they aren’t in good condition anymore, and don’t think of uses or how much time has passed.
    lip brushes: right after every use.

  12. Profile wp-user-avatar wp-user-avatar-60 alignnone photo of Marian Marian

    ■Your skin tone/coloring: Fair/warm
    ■How often do you clean your eye makeup brushes? thorough cleaning once weekly. Light cleaning after every week. except eyeliner brush. It gets thorough cleaning after every use.
    ■How often do you clean your face makeup brushes? same as above
    ■How often do you clean your lip brushes? after every day of use

  13. ZG

    Your skin tone/coloring: NW 45 NC 50
    How often do you clean your eye makeup brushes? EVERY DAY
    How often do you clean your face makeup brushes? EVERY DAY
    How often do you clean your lip brushes? EVERY DAY

    I clean my brushes every day because its not a option- I still get acne.

  14. Your skin tone/coloring: very fair
    How often do you clean your eye makeup brushes? once a month
    How often do you clean your face makeup brushes? every week or two
    How often do you clean your lip brushes? don’t use them much, so the get put in with the eye brushes once a month

  15. Profile wp-user-avatar wp-user-avatar-60 alignnone photo of Amy gapoothedredheadedsinger

    Your skin tone/coloring: NW20
    How often do you clean your eye makeup brushes? Daily
    How often do you clean your face makeup brushes? Every 2-3 days
    How often do you clean your lip brushes? When ever I use them

  16. Profile wp-user-avatar wp-user-avatar-60 alignnone photo of Carly Carly

    Your skin tone/coloring: Fair, pinkish
    How often do you clean your eye makeup brushes? weekly unless I use a highly pigmented shadow or apply wet then it’s after use
    How often do you clean your face makeup brushes? don’t use any
    How often do you clean your lip brushes? when they’re used

  17. Melada

    our skin tone/coloring: Nc40
    How often do you clean your eye makeup brushes? spot cleaning after finish using. once a month for big cleaning
    How often do you clean your face makeup brushes? spot cleaning after using them few times. big cleaning once a week for brushes that I use to apply cream/liquid products. once a month for brushes I use to apply powders.
    How often do you clean your lip brushes? after use.

  18. Dani

    Your skin tone/coloring:Nc50
    How often do you clean your eye makeup brushes? Spot cleaning daily/once a month big cleaning.
    How often do you clean your face makeup brushes? once a month
    How often do you clean your lip brushes? I Don’t use any

  19. Profile wp-user-avatar wp-user-avatar-60 alignnone photo of Michelle Michelle

    Your skin tone/coloring: NW15/20
    How often do you clean your eye makeup brushes? Right before each time I use them (less than once a week).
    How often do you clean your face makeup brushes? Once a week.
    How often do you clean your lip brushes? I don’t have lip brushes.

  20. Ali

    Your skin tone/coloring: NW20
    How often do you clean your eye makeup brushes? every few days, unless I use an intense color (then it’s after use)
    How often do you clean your face makeup brushes? after each use for cream/liquid products and at least once a week for powders
    How often do you clean your lip brushes? after each use

    I have acne-prone skin so I am very careful with my foundation brushes in particular – I never use them when they aren’t completely clean!

  21. Profile wp-user-avatar wp-user-avatar-60 alignnone photo of Ashley Ashley

    Your skin tone/coloring: NW43, more of a neutral leaning towards cooler toned
    How often do you clean your eye makeup brushes? every other day
    How often do you clean your face makeup brushes? once every 3-4 days
    How often do you clean your lip brushes? don’t have any!

  22. Marilyn

    Your skin tone/coloring: NC or NW 20 – I can’t decide :p

    How often do you clean your eye makeup brushes? I use MAC brush cleaner to spot clean every day and deep clean once a week

    How often do you clean your face makeup brushes? I prefer my beauty blender sponge which I wash daily but if I decide to use a brush then I’ll use it once and put it aside to be deep cleaned with my eye brushes.

    How often do you clean your lip brushes? I have one lip brush and I’m trying to get into the habit of using it every day. I treat it like my eye brushes – spot clean it with MAC brush cleanser after each use and deep clean once a week.

  23. Nikki

    Your skin tone/coloring: NC50

    How often do you clean your eye makeup brushes? After every use so I don’t mix colors and finishes

    How often do you clean your face makeup brushes? Once every one to two weeks

    How often do you clean your lip brushes? I don’t use any.

  24. Profile wp-user-avatar wp-user-avatar-60 alignnone photo of aysun Aysun

    Your skin tone/coloring: Fair with pink undertones
    How often do you clean your eye makeup brushes? Spot cleaning everyday and a deep cleaning once in 2-3 weeks.
    How often do you clean your face makeup brushes? I don’t use any.
    How often do you clean your lip brushes? I don’t use lip brushes either.

  25. Laurina

    ■Your skin tone/coloring: fair/red undertones
    ■How often do you clean your eye makeup brushes? I try to clean them once a week but sometimes I forget
    ■How often do you clean your face makeup brushes? I try to clean them once a week
    ■How often do you clean your lip brushes? After every use

  26. Profile wp-user-avatar wp-user-avatar-60 alignnone photo of Leslee Leslee

    ■Your skin tone/coloring: Very fair/ivory
    ■How often do you clean your eye makeup brushes?: Once a week, deep clean once a month
    ■How often do you clean your face makeup brushes?: Same as face
    ■How often do you clean your lip brushes?: Don’t have any!

  27. Amira

    Your skin tone/coloring:I would say I’m fair but a bit warm, I’m very fair for a middle eastern.
    How often do you clean your eye makeup brushes? Everyday on a towel and once every two weeks deep cleaning.
    How often do you clean your face makeup brushes? Once every two weeks I think but I don’t use brushes for liquid products, just powders.
    How often do you clean your lip brushes? I dont use lip brushes.