Brush Care

Washing your brushes frequently will produce the best makeup results and will keep your face and skin clean and healthy. Regular cleaning will also extend the life of your brushes. Makeup brushes can harbour dirt and bacteria and this can be easily removed by following the suggestions set out below:

Makeup brush cleaner, baby shampoo, antibacterial hand soap or makeup remover can be used to clean the bristles of your brushes. For natural hair brushes a small amount of conditioner can also be used, every other wash, to provide extra moisture, preventing drying and breakage

Hold the brush under running warm water to rinse off any caked-on makeup for approximately one minute. Hold the brush at a downward angle so that the water runs down the bristles rather than back along the handle or into the ferrule. Take care not to fully immerse the base of the bristles in water.

If using brush cleaner, spray the liquid onto the brush and follow any directions specific to that product. If using hand soap, use one that is of a gel or cream consistency or any mild cleanser, like baby shampoo. Squirt a small amount onto the bristles and lightly massage it in, being careful not to scrub. Leave for 2-3 minutes.

Rinse the brush under warm water once again. Squeeze the bristles lightly between thumb and forefinger from the base to the tip to remove any excess water ensuring the water runs down the bristles rather than back along the handle or into the ferrule. Repeat this process until all the soap or cleaner has been removed.

Lightly squeeze the brush with a washcloth to remove as much water as possible, reshape the bristles to their original form, then leave flat or on its side.

Wash brushes at night so that they are dry and ready for use in the morning.

Pouch Care

To clean your pouch, make a soap and warm water solution using a mild liquid detergent. Wipe the pouch gently with a non-abrasive sponge, until all the visible dirt is removed. Rinse the surface with water. It is not porous and is water resistant. Wipe the surface dry with a lint-free towel.

The material is breathable and occasionally cosmetics may be lodged in the pores. Rubbing alcohol may be used, sparingly, in these cases. Place a small amount on a soft cloth and gently rub the affected area. Repeated cleaning with alcohol can permanently lighten the area.

The look of your pouch can be enhanced by, occasionally, applying a silicone-based spray.

Never use dry-cleaning solutions as the material will become stiff and unattractive.

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