Although we’re suppose to clean our makeup brushes on the regular, How many of you do it like.. never?
As a beauty professional, I am required to clean my brushes in between every client and I without a doubt do so. However, that doesn’t mean I clean my personal makeup brushes on the daily. I know! I’m admitting to breaking the rules but let’s be honest, it’s time consuming and takes a little dedication.
It’s important to clean your brushes not because it’s just an OCD clean freaks way of life. It’s because bacterial naturally builds up in those soft little hairs we apply over and over on our face.
Think about it this way; You put your makeup on in the morning and go about your day. The moment you step outside there’s elements that touch your face that you may not even consider; Pollen, dirt, city smog, car exhaust, etc. all of this is lingering in the air. Just because we can’t see it, doesn’t mean it doesn’t exist! Then you go to school or work and you touch everything from your phone, to the pole in the subway, or to the food you eat for lunch. And then time after time, without realizing, you touch your face. You rub your nose, you rest your chin on your hand or maybe you have something in your eye. Starting to get the picture? Oh, and then you have a date tonight! So you go to touch up your makeup to make sure you look absolutely gorgeous!
Guess what? Your face has innocently collected a lot of elements and bacteria throughout your day and is now an invisible veil spread across your pretty little face. And without realizing, your about to put that city of bacteria into the perfect home.. Your makeup brushes!
(If you’ve been wondering why your skin keeps breaking out and you have a great skincare routine, this may be the problem!)
Now that I’ve grossed you out and made you realize why need to clean your brushes at least once a week… Check out this awesome deal I came across this morning on Beautylish.com!
Parian Spirit is without a doubt my FAVORITE brush cleaner in all of makeup world for 3 simple reasons.
1. It smells absolutely AMAZING! A major component of this cleaner is orange oil. So not only will you be cleaning your brushes in a natural way, they smell incredible once dry.
2. It cleans brushes in the most gentle way. If you’re in the know and have tried other brush cleaners you know that some brush cleaners are so intense that it can loosen the glue holding the hairs in place and ruin your brushes completely. I’ve never lost a brush because of Parian Spirit!
3. It cleans off every product even glue. When you’re cleaning your brushes you want everything to come off without extra effort. If you have sticky residue from lash glue, This cleaner will do the trick!
The Parian Spirit cleansing jar is what I would recommend to anyone looking for the easiest brush cleaning routine. You pour some cleaner in, swish around your brush and dry it out on a paper towel. Voila! A disinfected brush back to it’s gorgeous self with a lovely orange scent!