A Makeup Artist’s Hack: How to Use Fairy Liquid to Clean Your Makeup Brushes

How to Use Fairy Liquid to Clean Your Makeup Brushes

We’ve all been there. You’ve just finished a full face of makeup, but your brushes are still caked with product from your last application. Sure, you could use a standard brush cleaner, but sometimes you just don’t have the time to wait for it to work its magic. What if you could use something in your kitchen for the same effect? Enter Fairy Liquid (aka dish soap). While it may seem like an unconventional choice for cleaning makeup brushes, this surprisingly effective trick can help keep your brushes squeaky clean in no time!

So, what is Fairy Liquid? Well, it’s a popular brand of dishwashing liquid that’s available in many grocery stores and online. It contains ingredients like sodium laureth sulfate and lauramine oxide which act as a surfactant to help break down oils and dirt, while also helping to keep your brushes soft.

Now that you know what it is, let’s talk about how to use Fairy Liquid to wash your makeup brushes. All you need is a shallow bowl or container filled with warm water and a few squirts of Fairy Liquid. Then, swirl each brush in the water for 10-15 seconds before rinsing thoroughly under running water until the suds have gone. Finally, pat the brush dry on a clean cloth or paper towel and lay flat on a drying rack until completely dry.

The benefits of using Fairy Liquid over other cleansers are numerous! First off, it’s incredibly affordable – you can find this product for less than $4 at most stores. Plus, its gentle formula won’t irritate your skin like some harsher cleansers might. Finally, this method is much faster than other brush cleansing methods – simply swirl your brush in the soapy water and rinse for quick results!

However, there are some common questions surrounding the use of Fairy Liquid as a brush cleaner. Is it safe for natural brushes? Yes! The gentle formula makes it ideal for cleaning delicate bristles without damaging them or causing irritation. Will it leave my brushes feeling stiff after cleaning? Absolutely not – when used correctly it shouldn’t leave any residue behind!

At the end of the day, everyone should consider giving their makeup brushes some extra TLC with Fairy Liquid. Not only will it help keep bacteria at bay by removing all traces of dirt and oil build-up from previous applications, but it will also leave your brushes feeling softer than ever before! So go ahead and give your beauty tools the cleanse they deserve – you won’t regret it!


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