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Re: Makeup brushes - which ones do you own & how do you clean yours?

@Lipstickdiva Does your friend sell online? I love nice soap & I am always looking for it.

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Re: Makeup brushes - which ones do you own & how do you clean yours?

Sadly, I have too many but keep buying more.  It's hard to pick a fav but I'll go with "It"; Laura Geller (especially the Kabuka) and throw in Sigma.

I gently wash my brushes with diluted J & J baby shampoo and lay them out on a clean towel. The key to maintaining them is allowing them to air dry.

 

 

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I have a mix too. Most of mine are Laura Geller. I stocked up when she left Ulta.

 

My favorite foundation brush is actually a Prescriptives blush brush. An mua from another line recommended it.

 

For blush, it's Laura. I have an old double brush (foundation and blush). I rarely use the foundation side.

 

My favorite eyeshadow brush is actually one from IT. When I tightline I use a brush from Laura Mercier. 

I need a good concealer brush.

 


I have others. I need to go through them.

 

When I clean them I use my liquid face cleaner too. I figure it's safe, and it will do a good job of getting rid of makeup. I lay them to dry on top of cube boxes so they are balancing with the end(s) hanging over the edge.  Smiley Happy

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Re: Makeup brushes - which ones do you own & how do you clean yours?


@SilleeMee wrote:

Just two brushes for me.

 

Honeybee Gardens Mini Flat Top Buki  (4" long) For mineral foundation.

 

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Bdellium Tools Flat Eye Definer #714 For tight-lining pressed shadow powder into lash line.

 

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Quickie clean method using micellar water on paper towel. Swipe back and forth until brushes come clean. Do a full wash using Dawn maybe a couple times monthly.


@SilleeMee 

I bought the Bdellium Tools Flat Eye Definer #714 a while back per you recommendation.  It is great for using eyeshadow as an eyeliner!  I wet mine.  Thanks again for the suggestion!

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@Dusty1 wrote:

@Lipstickdiva Does your friend sell online? I love nice soap & I am always looking for it.


@Dusty1 not right now but she is working on that for this year.  Smiley Happy

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I have a set of Lancôme brushes. The ones I use most often (eye, foundation, blush & highlighter) sit in a plastic cup on the counter. Whenever they need cleaning, I use Johnson's baby shampoo & clean them until the water is clear in my palm. Then I let them air dry upside down. 

 

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I ahve so many brushes due to when BE, and Smashbox years ago had their TSV'S on QVC, they always included makeup brushes-Mally too......I am talking 10 years ago or more, and I bought almost every TSV from Mally, BE and Smashbox back then, so I have a lot of brushes and they are good quality brushes!!!

 

I have given some away to my daughters and I still have a ton...Of course I only use some of them, and I keep them clean using Purity! I gave away all of my eye brushes as I no longer wear eye shadow, only eye liner and mascara...  

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@Lipstickdiva Let us know if she gets it up & running!

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I use Careprost (Latisse generic) on my lashes and brows. I never really liked the brush which comes with it so I've been using this angled Smashbox liner brush and it makes application so easy. Just rinse it with water.

 

Smashbox Arched Liner #21

 

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