5 Cleaning tips for make-up products and brushes

Make-up is an integral part of your life and a few rituals should be followed to take care of your skin

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Make-up is something that is crucial for people who step out and want to look at their best. Apart from purchasing the best and quality make-up products it is also important to take good care of your products and brushes. If they are ignored then it can easily catch bacteria and can ultimately lead to a number of skin issues. If the brushes used for the make-up of the eyes, lips and skin are not washed regularly then they can cause infection. Cleaning process for different make-up products is different. Here are a few tips that can be handy and useful for different make-up products.

1. Eye pencils – Make sure that you don’t share your pencils. Before every use, sharpen the pencil or crayons to remove the old layer. Also make sure to disinfect the sharpener with a cotton ball with some rubbing alcohol on it.

2. Lipsticks – Spray some rubbing alcohol on the exposed portion of the lipstick and wipe it off with a tissue. This will help to maintain the hygiene level of the lipsticks.

3. Eye shadows and pressed powders – Highlighters, blushes, bronzers and eye shadows should always be cleaned with a brush. Wipe the brush with a clean tissue every time it is used. Alternatively, you can also spray some rubbing alcohol on it.

4. Sponges and brushes – This totally depends on the usage. If you are using the brushes and sponges twice or thrice a week then you can clean it once in a week with some hand wash which has anti-bacterial properties. Alternatively a sanitizer can also be used.

5. Applying creams – Whether it is a night cream or a day cream, do not use your fingers and always use a brush or a spatula. Many skin care products provide the appropriate spatula along with it. You don’t want the germs on your hand to contaminate the entire expensive cream that you are applying.

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