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Your skin tone/coloring: MAC NC 45, Nars Macao, Urban Decay 9.0/10.0
How often do you wash your makeup brushes? Not often enough, that’s for sure. It’s my least favourite beauty task so I tend to put it off until I have no more clean brushes…which is really bad, I know!
What do you use to wash your makeup brushes? I use Johnson’s Baby Shampoo. When it’s done I might try Dr. Bronners though; I’ve heard good things!
How do you store your makeup brushes? Haphazardly, that’s how. I have two Sigma brush roll holder thingies that sit on my desk. I also really like emptying out those glass candle jars after the candle is done and using those to store brushes.

Your skin tone/coloring: light with yellow undertones
How often do you wash your makeup brushes? Once every week or two
What do you use to wash your makeup brushes? Dr. Bronner’s castille soap in lavender, I have mint to use up next but I think I’ll just go with unscented next time.
How do you store your makeup brushes? They’re all displayed in (cleaned out) candle jars, handle down/ bristles up. Mostly organized by brand (if I own quite a few from a brand) or by type (like eye brushes)

Coloring: Snow White (character)
Washing Frequency: Oh dear….
Wash With: Handsoap
Storage: Upright in cups. Face brushes in one, eyebrushes in another, and ones I dislike but haven’t decided to toss yet in a third.

Your skin tone/coloring: cool/neutral, light
How often do you wash your makeup brushes?: ugh I’m so not good about this. once every couple of weeks. i always forget and then i remember as i’m going to do my makeup in the morning!
What do you use to wash your makeup brushes?: dr bronner’s lavender
How do you store your makeup brushes?: in a disney princess cup on a bathroom shelf 🙂

Your skin tone/coloring: Light, yellow undertones
How often do you wash your makeup brushes? Not enough AT ALL. I have to especially get better about washing my face brushes.
What do you use to wash your makeup brushes? I use Sephora’s solid brush cleaner
How do you store your makeup brushes? I store the ones I use the most in a jar in my bathroom. Then I have an acrylic on my dresser that I haven’t really organized yet and then I keep some brush kits in a drawer (like the It travel kit, It dual ended kit, Sonia Kashuk15th anniversary in box).

My skin tone is very light olive. I have yellow undertones but I can often wear neutral foundation.
I don’t have a schedule for washing my brushes. I wash on an as needed basis. My concealer brush and my foundation brush get washed after every few uses. My dry powder brushes are washed when I see pigment buildup on them. As I don’t wear makeup every day, I can often go a couple of weeks before washing the powder product brushes. I always wipe them off carefully though after each use. I wash my brushes used with cream products in a small mix of facial cleaning oil (I use DHC) and a drop or two of baby shampoo. Product comes right out. My dry product brushes are washed in a mixture of warm water and baby shampoo, or if heavily stained, in Philosophy Purity plus warm water. I hang my brushes upside down to dry in a Benjabelle brush holder and store the dry brushes that I am currently using in decorative Japanese tea mugs (no handles) on my vanity. The extras are stored flat in Sigma brush rolls.

Your skin tone/coloring: Deep/ Dark NW48/NC50
How often do you wash your makeup brushes? After almost each use
What do you use to wash your makeup brushes? Dawn Anti bacterial
How do you store your makeup brushes? I store them in 2 round, clear, acrylic containers from the Container Store with a lid. I only wear makeup on the weekend, so I didn’t want them to sit around and collect dust, so that’s why I got the ones with a lid.

• Your skin tone/coloring: pale cool yellow-brown with muted plum undertones. Yeah, no one envies me and finding foundation is like looking for a Sasquatch. MAC doesn’t have a color for me but when I used to try – it would be around N13.
• How often do you wash your makeup brushes? Once per week. Wait….am I supposed to tell the truth?!
• What do you use to wash your makeup brushes? Johnson’s baby wash or some brush solution I bought from Camera Ready Cosmetics but can’t remember the name of.
• How do you store your makeup brushes? Standing up, handle down in a container

. As always, I am fairest neutral porcelain in tone with cool-leaning features (eyes/hair).
. I wash my brushes OFTEN. Depending on the product, sometimes after every use. BeautyBlenders are washed immediately to prevent staining and maintain longevity. Anything that touches cream, liquid, gel, etc wet products are washed almost always that day or at the very least before their next use. Foundation, concealer, and brushes used on eye gels/creams get the most heavy rotation. Powder brushes are washed less often and more as needed, but certainly at least once a week. Anything that touches my eyes like lash curlers or liner brushes are washed every time too.
. BeautyBlender’s Solid Cleanser is my favorite brush cleaner by far. Never leaves any pigment behind, doesn’t allow for sticky residue buildup, etc. I also spot wash as needed and sometimes add in a mild soap (like baby soap, Dr. Bronner’s diluted, or Skin Biology’s liquid soap diluted).
. My home-use brushes have their own storage drawers and are also kept in rolls or holders of some sort to keep them together. The ones in my stage-kit are kept in guards and rolls/holders in the traincase.

Your skin tone/coloring: Light/Medium with warm undertones. MAC NC25, NARS Punjab

How often do you wash your makeup brushes? I wash my face brushes once a week, and my eye brushes every two weeks or so, depending on how dirty they are.

What do you use to wash your makeup brushes? Lately I’ve been using the Dr. Bronner’s Solid Lavender Soap for deep cleaning, and it’s amazing; I don’t know how I ever managed without it! Zero residue, washes out EVERYTHING, and my brushes dry fast. For spot cleaning eye brushes, I use MAC’s Brush Cleaner.

How do you store your makeup brushes? I’ve got these cute little cup/dishes from Target. They’re blown glass and curve up, so they hold brushes well. Problem is I only have four, and they don’t hold very many each. I filled them with coffee beans to hold the handles.

Your skin tone/coloring: Porcelain
How often do you wash your makeup brushes? Every week or so.
What do you use to wash your makeup brushes? Dr. Bronner’s liquid soap
How do you store your makeup brushes? Regular brushes are in a cup, double-ended and short ones lay in a drawer with a ring roll insert.

My skin tone/coloring: Light/neutral-warm. UD 2.0
How often do you wash your makeup brushes? Every week or so; I spot clean in between with baby wipes, particularly for eye brushes. I spray face brushes with the ELF brush cleaner after each use because it has some alcohol in it to sterilize a little (or so I like to think…).
What do you use to wash your makeup brushes? Dr. Bronner’s solid peppermint soap.
How do you store your makeup brushes? In mugs or trays on my vanity.

Skin tone / colouring: Deep. MAC NW45

How often do you wash your makeup brushes? I wash my powder brush every week on Fridays. I wash my eyeshadow brushes after two uses.

What do you use to wash your makeup brushes? Johnson’s baby shampoo. It’s super gentle on my brushes and keeps them soft and gets out all of the makeup.

How do you store your makeup brushes? I’ve got a little cup filled with other beauty utensils and I put them to stand in there.

Skin tone/colouring : very pale, cool undertones – Nars Mont Blanc, MAC NW10, UD 0.5

How often do you wash your brushes : Probably not often enough, usually wash them every week or two but the ones that don’t get used much probably only get done once a month.

What do you use to wash your brushes : spot clean with MAC brush cleaner. For a full clean I use baby oil first, I put a little it into a pot, dip the brush in and then wipe it off onto a clean paper towel. I find it helps to break down the makeup in the bristles. Then I just use whatever shampoo I’m using as the time.

How do you store your brushes : I use to have empty Yankee Candle jars on my table, I’d have separate ones for face brushes and eye brushes. At the moment though most of them are just chucked into a makeup bag because I don’t have the space anymore to have them out on display like I use to.

Skin tone: Light/Medium…NC20-25
How often/with what: Sunday is wash day for my brushes using Dr. Bronner’s Liquid Soap (lavender)
Storage: On my vanity in a small antique silver teapot

Your skin tone/coloring: Light neutral
How often do you wash your makeup brushes? – Atleast once a week for face brushes, eye brushes every second week maybe
What do you use to wash your makeup brushes? – Dish soap for synthetic, any shampoo and conditioner for natural.
How do you store your makeup brushes? – I don’t have a lot so in two cute coffe mugs!

Your skin tone/coloring: Fair-Light/Neutral
How often do you wash your makeup brushes? Weekly.
What do you use to wash your makeup brushes? Dr. Bronner’s Castile Soap!
How do you store your makeup brushes? In a jar (empty candle jar).

Your skin tone/coloring: Deep, warm

How often do you wash your makeup brushes? About once a week/every other week

What do you use to wash your makeup brushes? Philosophy Purity Cleanser

How do you store your makeup brushes? Oversized Hello Kitty mugs

Your skin tone/coloring: MAC NC44/45
How often do you wash your makeup brushes: Liquid/cream/eyeshadow every 3-4 days, beauty blender daily
What do you use to wash your makeup brushes: Johnson’s Baby Shampoo and Daiso Detergent for Puff and Sponge
How do you store your makeup brushes: In 2 jars. One for eye makeup and the other for face brushes

Your skin tone/coloring: Very fair neutral; auburn hair, hazel/green eyes

How often do you wash your makeup brushes? Once a week at least. Always after using staining colors. If I use a brush or sponge for applying foundation, that gets washed after each use as well.

What do you use to wash your makeup brushes? E.l.f. brush shampoo or baby shampoo.

How do you store your makeup brushes? Most of them are bristle side up, in cup type holders.

Skin tone/coloring: Pale with pink undertone

How often do you wash brushes: Every few days or daily if visibly soiled or I used a cream product.

What do you use: Dr. Bronner’s unscented or Dawn dish soap for stubborn material.

Storing brushes: I dry them in a Benjabelle brush tree and then store them upright in some 4-compartment pencil holders from Target.

Christine, I’m curious – I ordered a couple Chikuhodo brushes a while ago after reading one of your reviews and the package insert said not to wash them more than once a month. Do you ever feel that some brushes really shouldn’t be washed too frequently? I’ve been afraid to wash them!

– I wash all of my brushes weekly, my foundation and concealer brush after one use, and spot clean the other brushes after each use on a towel.
– I prefer the Dr. Bronner’s bar soap, but I also use baby shampoo only because I need to use it up. The bar soap gets everything out whereas the shampoo has trouble with foundation and doesn’t wash out as well. Then I hang my brushes in a brush tree.
– I just put the brushes I’m using in cups and ones in storage with a brush guard in makeup bags.

Your skin tone/coloring: Light medium, yellow & gold undertones
How often do you wash your makeup brushes? twice a month
What do you use to wash your makeup brushes? baby shampoo
How do you store your makeup brushes? I organize them by brand

Your skin tone/coloring: light med/yellow
How often do you wash your makeup brushes?: once per week
What do you use to wash your makeup brushes?: Cinema Secrets brush cleanser and MAC brush cleaner
How do you store your makeup brushes?: in three big jars for face brushes,eyes brushes and last one for used brushes that waiting for cleaning day

Your skin tone/coloring: light Olive
How often do you wash your makeup brushes? I try to wash my face brushes once a week, more if I have picked at any bumps (I know I shouldn’t), because I have acne and I want to make sure I’m keeping them from spreading bacteria around my face.
What do you use to wash your makeup brushes? Dr. Bonner’s Organic Castile Unscented Baby Soap (Bar) I absolutely love, love, love this bar of soap for washing my brushes. It gets absolutely everything out of the brushes and it’s so easy. Rinse, swirl, rinse.
How do you store your makeup brushes? The makeup brushes that I use often I keep in some used up candle jars. Makeup brushes that I don’t use every day, there aren’t many, I keep in a birchbox box.

Your skin tone/coloring: fair with yellow to neutral undertones (NC15, BareMinerals Fairly Light, Estee Lauder DW 1W1 Bone)
How often do you wash your makeup brushes? Not nearly often enough! It’s kind of gross actually. I spot clean every time I use them, but I only deep clean every few weeks.
What do you use to wash your makeup brushes? Baby shampoo.
How do you store your makeup brushes? Just in a regular makeup bag, but I let them dry on my desk after I wash them.

Your skin tone/coloring: Medium/Olive
How often do you wash your makeup brushes? Unfortunately only once or twice a month…. :/
What do you use to wash your makeup brushes? Dish detergent!
How do you store your makeup brushes? Laying down on a towel

Your skin tone/coloring
NW20 / Light-medium with pink undertones

How often do you wash your makeup brushes?
Eyebrushes: twice a week
Other brushes: the smaller ones every week, the bigger ones every two weeks (because they take so long to dry and I can’t miss them ;))
Beautyblender/RT sponge: after 3 uses. When I first started using a sponge, I washed it after each use, which caused it to rip after just a few weeks 🙁 After this happened with several sponges I tried washing them less frequently and I haven’t seen a rip ever since. Very odd…

What do you use to wash your makeup brushes?
Dr. Bronner bar soap is my favourite, but sadly it’s hard to find where I live, so I’m glad I discovered a good alternative in my local drugstore: soap for cosmetic brushes from Barbara Hofmann

How do you store your makeup brushes?
I store my brushes in an old pen display that we used in the stationary section of the bookstore I used to work. It fits all my brushes, even with the wide RT handles that take up so much space, so it’s made of win! 😀

Skintone/Coloring: NC15-20
How often do you wash your makeup brushes? I try for every 2 weeks sometimes it goes 3 because I just grab other clean brushes for face. I like to spot clean eye brushes as needed so that I can change colors etc, before giving them a proper cleaning.
What do you use to wash your makeup brushes? Dr. Bronners, EOS or Makeup solid Brush Soap.
How do you store your makeup brushes? I use 2 office pen/pencil metal 3 slot cylinder shaped holders for Face Brushes and 2 Muji acrylic clear cup style holders for the Eye brushes.
Any brushes I am currently using lay on a rectangular dish until I clean them.

Your skin tone/coloring: Fairly Light with Pink undertones
How often do you wash your makeup brushes? I wash brushes every Saturday night so that they have Sunday to dry, unless one looks like it has buildup during the week and it gets a quickie wash.
What do you use to wash your makeup brushes? I used to use the ELF brush shampoo, and I still have a bottle, but I wash my face with Philosophy’s Purity Made Simple so I started washing my brushes with that and I love it! It really does eat the makeup off the brush. After washing, I hang them upside down from the towel bar with rubber bands, an idea I saw on Pinterest that really works well!
How do you store your makeup brushes? I store most in large cups on the counter, the exception being the double-ended brushes that get stored in the drawer.

Your skin tone/coloring: Extremely pale, neutral undertones
How often do you wash your makeup brushes? After every use
What do you use to wash your makeup brushes? A cheap shampoo or non moisturising handsoap.
How do you store your makeup brushes? After they have dried; standing in a jar.

Your skin tone/coloring: light warm

How often do you wash your makeup brushes? weekly, usually every Sunday

What do you use to wash your makeup brushes? baby shampoo

How do you store your makeup brushes? the ones that I use daily are in a brush roll and the others I keep in a box as back-ups.

I’m neutral and fair (although it’s not so relevant to the other questions this week).
I try to wash my brushes every week to week and a half.
I use Sephora’s solid cleanser and I love love love it! I seriously wash my brushes twice as often since I got it, just because I like the smell and I think using a solid cleanser is so much less annoying than a liquid.
I store my clean brushes in two cups on my make up table, one for eye brushes and one for face brushes. As I use them, I pile them horizontally in the space in front. (Which I always do with my double ended brushes and the travel brushes that are too short for the cups.) So when my cups get empty, I know it’s time for a cleaning!

Your skin tone/coloring: Fair with neutral undertones

How often do you wash your makeup brushes? Pretty much every 1-3 uses. A makeup artist told me I was washing them too often!

What do you use to wash your makeup brushes? Dr. Bronner’s bar soap or baby shampoo

How do you store your makeup brushes? Every which way – in a little plastic 3-drawer organizer, in a 3 compartment desk-type organizer, and other various containers. When I get organized, I’ll keep them all in a drawer organizer to keep them from getting dust and cat hair all over them.

Your skin tone/coloring: NC15/ NARS Gobi

How often do you wash your makeup brushes? Once a week

What do you use to wash your makeup brushes? Dr. Bronner’s Magic Soap/ Beautyblender Solid

How do you store your makeup brushes? The ones I use daily are on my vanity in a clear acrylic organizer I picked up at Marshalls. I have my larger Real Techniques brushes stored separately in a silver candle holder I got at Target (since the handles are fatter). Then I have my extra brushes zipped up and tucked away in an old ELF studio brush case.

Your skin tone/coloring: Fair with pink undertones
How often do you wash your makeup brushes: I do a monthly cleaning of all my brushes, but it I use strong og colorful eyeshadows, I wash them after I use them.
What do you use to wash your makeup brushes: I´m using MAC´s brush cleanser.
How do you store your makeup brushes: In a glass

Your skin tone/coloring: very fair (neutral)

How often do you wash your makeup brushes?: not nearly as often as I should :/ Maybe once a month for powder brushes, beauty blender weekly, lip brushes (or other liquids/creams) after each use.

What do you use to wash your makeup brushes?: Johnson’s Baby Shampoo, but I think I’m going to switch to Dr. Bronner’s now! Any idea if the fragranced ones damage brushes at all?

How do you store your makeup brushes?: Fat-handled brushes are stored in a glass tumbler (thick & heavy, so my cats can’t nudge it off when they’re bored), and eyeshadow brushes are stored in an acrylic organizer I bought for that purpose. Wish I could figure out a good way to store the double-ended ones without damaging the bristles!

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