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Baby shampoo. However, I’m one of those girls who don’t wear makeup that often anymore. As in, I wear makeup maybe 1-3 days a week. Since I generally stick to eye makeup, I only wash my eye brushes. And since I’m a lazy bum, I only wash them maybe once every few weeks, lol! I probably only wear powder or blush/bronzer a few days a month!

When I do wash my brushes, it’s usually with baby shampoo to deep clean them.

After use, I clean them with Mac’s Brush Cleanser and to deep clean them, I use baby shampoo every other week 🙂

Hand soap. Sometimes I’ll condition it with conditioner. Purity by Philosophy also works really great as a brush cleanser! That’s what I used today while washing brushes at the store!

For every after use: MAC’s Brush Cleanser.
For deep cleaning: I used a special cleanser for super sensitive skin. It has no fragrance, no SLS, no strange chemicals, just plain liquid soap. It’s gentler than baby shampoo. The brushes are super clean and somehow moisturized as well. It’s a German brand called Alterra.

Marseille soap, the old unscented traditional bar, several Mac artists recommended this to me and I’ve been using that for years, it works great.
In between my weekly deep cleansing, I do use MUFE brush cleanser because it dries immediately and works great.

baby shampoo! don’t see why I should “invest! in brushcleanser. some on my brushes are now about 5years old and still look and perform very well

mac brush cleanser all the way, but i have a tiny bit of advice……..
get a tissue, fold it twice, then hold the bottle upside down, without pressing on the bottle….. cause product comes bursting out of the bottle without any pressure.
Anyways, put a little bit of cleanser on the tissue and stoke ur brush back and forth until u find that it is sparkly clean!!!
This way, u save sooooo much product while getting ur brushes clean at the same time!!!!!

I live in Australia, and Makeup & Glow (which is based in Queensland) has THE BEST brush cleanser! It’s their own recipe, mainly for a quick-dry on-the-job sanitise, however smells lovely and really cleans my brushes well from thick foundation, mascara and the most pigmented red shades! it’s amazing!

if you are FROM AUSTRALIA, please check Makeup & Glow out! I highly recommend them! (They’re going to be at the Sydney IMATS this Saturday.

Thanks for the heads up Tahnee, I’ll definitely look into that!! 😉 And ohhhh IMATS Sydney, I soooo wanted to go to that….I wish they would have held it in Melbourne instead!! :'(

Isopropyl alcohol spray, which I use mostly to clean my synthetics, and regular shampoo for the rest of my brushes.

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