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  1. Lisa wrote:

    What cleaner do you use?

    Posted 2.4.13 Reply
  2. Kate wrote:

    OMG I'M DOING THIS EXACT POST THIS WEEK.

    Posted 2.4.13 Reply
  3. I just cleaned my brushes a couple nights ago 🙂 I use my philosophy purity face wash to clean them. What did you use in this post?

    Posted 2.4.13 Reply
  4. Just did this last weekend & it made such a difference! I used a Birchbox sample of the Beauty Blender cleanser & loved it!

    Posted 2.4.13 Reply
  5. Mallory wrote:

    I like using baby shampoo to clean my brushes! Great post! xo

    Posted 2.4.13 Reply
  6. NEED to do this.
    also, need NEW brushes in general.

    thx – heather
    This Life Is Yours Blog

    Posted 2.4.13 Reply
  7. Jayda wrote:

    Question: is there a way to prevent the bristles on the brush from sticking out when the brush is dry? I always find that after I clean the inside of the brush, the hair sticks out in different directions, which makes the brush kind of useless. Do I just need to buy better brushes?

    Posted 2.4.13 Reply
    • Jenna D. wrote:

      Try not to push into the brush from the tip of the bristles. If you are trying to get to the middle go thought the sides, close to the handle and work the cleanser down. I Hope I'm explaining this ok. After rinsing, reshape the brush and dry flat. Fluff them back up when they are dry. 🙂

      Posted 2.5.13 Reply
    • Jayda wrote:

      Thanks Jenna! I'll give that a try 🙂

      Posted 2.5.13 Reply
  8. Lauren, how often should I be washing my makeup brushes? We'll assume I use them 5-7 times per week. Thanks!

    Molly from littlebittyprettylife.blogspot.com

    Posted 2.4.13 Reply
  9. great to know! i def need to clean my brushes! xo

    http://allthingsprettyandlittle.blogspot.com/

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  10. SH wrote:

    I've been wondering for some time on the proper way to clean my makeup brushes. Great tutorial!

    Sheree
    thehartungs.blogspot.ca

    Posted 2.4.13 Reply
  11. I love that sephora brush shampoo. my favorite!

    Posted 2.4.13 Reply
  12. Jenn wrote:

    I also use philosophy's purity to clean my brushes, or plain ol' Bath and Body Works anti-bacterial pump soap. I don't clean them nearly as much as I should. Err, maybe once every other month? I know, I'm bad. 🙂

    Posted 2.4.13 Reply
  13. Anonymous wrote:

    Thank you for this! My brushes are just about due, and I was considering purchasing a different cleaner for them. You just gave me an option.

    MJ
    Papersidewalks.blogspot.com

    Posted 2.4.13 Reply
  14. Dorothy Wu wrote:

    This is exactly what I do!

    Posted 2.5.13 Reply
  15. Jenna D. wrote:

    I use Paula Dorff "Brush Out Bath" and I clean them twice a month. I don't use them often so its not to clean for product build up but for bacteria prevention. 🙂

    Posted 2.5.13 Reply
  16. I think your pictures are out of order!

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