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How to Clean Your Makeup Brushes Like a Pro

If cleaning your makeup brushes is not currently on your monthly to-do list, it needs to be. Letting old makeup gunk up on your brushes for long periods of time not only ruins your brushes, but it’s also a breakout waiting to happen. And don’t even get me started on beauty blenders & sponges- these things should be cleaned weekly to protect our skin from that bacteria fest. Cleaning your makeup tools doesn’t have to be such a pain, and the cleanser I use is under $3 (and it’s not even technically a brush cleanser)- baby shampoo! I use Target’s Up & Up baby shampoo, but literally any baby shampoo will do. I like using baby shampoo because I know it’s gentle & I don’t need to worry about it ruining the bristles of my brushes. Here’s how you do it: 1. Squeeze a generous amount of baby shampoo onto the head of your brush (or directly onto your beauty sponge) 2. Using warm water, swirl the brush into the palm of your clean hand …

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The 4 Brushes You Absolutely Need to Apply Your Eyeshadow Perfectly

Alright guys we are back for the second part of this makeup brush series. If you haven’t seen my post about the brushes you need to apply face makeup, make sure to check that out HERE after this so can have a complete list of brushes to buy! Today I’m walking through all of brushes you actually need to apply eyeshadow beautifully. In my opinion, there are 4 styles of brushes that are a requirement. I’m also including some extras that aren’t absolutely crucial, but can help take your look to the next level. If you need some help in the eyeshadow application department, check out this video where I go super in depth on how to make it look flawless! Again, I’m linking the specific brush that I have, but if you want to buy the least expensive version possible, Morphe has great options! (Click on the name of the brush type to be taken to the site that sells that brush!) Transition Colors & Blending 1 This is the brush you’ll use to …

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The 7 Brushes You Need to Apply Your Face Makeup Perfectly

Using the correct style of makeup brush is an absolute must if you want your makeup to look flawless. The shape of a brush can completely change the way your makeup applies to your face, which means using the wrong brush can screw up everything that you just worked so hard on! Already feeling overwhelmed? Watch my YouTube video where I explain every step to applying a flawless face of makeup here: It doesn’t help that there’s 300 million different brushes out there (both in size & shape!). But don’t worry girlies- I’m here to help with a list of the exact type of brushes you actually need. I link the specific brush that I have, but there’s plenty of different choices out there if you want the least expensive option! (Morphe is great for this). Just remember, a good brush set is an investment. I’ve had my brushes for YEARS. And as an FYI- Sigma has a 2 year warranty on their brushes. I completely replaced my entire set before that 2 years was …