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Spot cleaning: i just run the brush gently on a fibre free paper towel. I find most of the powder and colour comes off.

Deep cleaning: gentle shampoo for natural hair brushes, and cleansing oil and dish detergent for symthetic brushes.

I clean my brushes with the face wash I normally use on my face. I haven’t used the Mac brush cleaner before. Is that for disinfecting/thoroughly cleaning the brush or is it more for a quick clean? Should you also clean it with water and a soapy wash every so often if you use the brush cleaner?

MAC CLEANSER CAN BE USED FOR BOTH. IT HAS ENOUGH ALCOHOL AND CONDITIONERS. TO SPOT CLEAN SIMPLY POUR A LITTLE ON A NAPKIN OR CLOTH AND START WIPING YOUR BRUSH. FOR DEEP CLEANING USE IT LIKE YOU WOULD YOUR WASH. LATHER,MASSAGE,RINSE. YOU SHOULD DEEP CLEAN AT LEAST ONCE A MONTH. HOPE THIS HELPS!

I don’t imagine so. I use face wash on my brushes as I know that my face wash is good for my face, doesn’t bring me out in rashes, etc, so I’m not likely to get an adverse reaction if I use it on my make-up brushes as well and it’s going to clean them well.

Baby shampoo all the way. Best thing out there. I do have MAC’s brush cleaner for quick cleans, but it’s rare that I need it. I’m fortunate enough to have a good sized brush collection and don’t have to do a lot of sharing when creating a look.

Once i’m done applying my makeup I clean them with the ‘quick change’ brush cleanser from Bare Escentuals.
Once a week I clean them with baby shampoo 🙂

for quick cleaning and changes in color, i use baby wipes. for regular, deep cleaning i use philosophy purity face wash.

I absolutely LOVE MAC’s brush cleaner, it cleans and conditions the brushes so well, and leaves them really soft.

Mac brush cleaner for spot cleaning. For deep cleaning I use a gentle face wash (I know I need to pick up some baby shampoo instead for those). After using the face wash, I follow up with Mac brush cleaner to soften and condition.

I use Johnson & Johnson baby shampoo. For deep cleaning I use a bit of body disinfectant, rinse off and then I wash them using baby shampoo.

I just wash my brushes with my regular bathroom hand soap from the natural foods store. Been doing it for years and they are holding up fine.

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