I am rubbish at cleaning my make-up brushes. It’s not so much of a problem today, as I’m not wearing as much cosmetics, however normally speaking, I can depend on one hand the variety of times I’ve really cleaned my brushes. And I’m 41.
Obviously, I’m not utilizing the very same brushes I did my cosmetics with when I was 16, but I have always found it such a huge faff to clean them up– and then leave them to dry. I do not have an expensive drying rack (who does?) so they take forever, and who has the time for that?
But equally, we live in a time where we need to make more effort when it concerns using what we already have– rather than chucking out and purchasing new.[xdelx] Cinema Tricks is not a new brand name, and beauty vloggers have been raving about their Makeup Brush Cleaner for some time now. It’s a go-to in the make-up market too, but more just recently, some videos have actually gone viral on TikTok as brand-new content developers have attempted it for the very first time.
So, what’s an unclean cosmetics brush owner to do, but give it a go herself? Here’s what occurred …
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How does it work?
In viral videos, I have actually seen some individuals dip the tip of a brush into the bottle, but to conserve the staying cleaner from getting filthy, I poured some of my Movie Theater Secrets Makeup Brush Cleaner into a little pot, and dipped my very first brush in.
In anticipation of large magic taking place prior to my really eyes, I was a little disappointed. I had to dip the brush into the liquid and swirl it off on a flannel 12 times prior to it was tidy. So, depending upon how filthy your brush is (and mine was an extremely well-used eye shadow brush, fertilized with lots of dark brown shadow), it’s not that immediate.
But the outstanding thing is how quickly it dries. Your brush is not saturated with liquid and can be used moments later, which is a big plus for anybody else without among those fancy drying racks.
Next, I tried a structure brush, which was certainly more remarkable. This brush is much newer, and I ‘d cleaned it eventually, so it only took a few dip and swirls before it was clean. The downside is I appear to have actually produced a little bit well in the middle of the brush. Not sure if that’s where the bristles have actually dried out from the chemicals in the cleaner, or if it’s my fault for swirling it too hard on the flannel, but it’s a great quality Bobbi Brown Full Coverage Face Brush, so that is rather frustrating.
I cleaned all of my eye makeup brushes, which turned up beautifully– the cheaper or older brushes perhaps faring less well and feeling a little dried out, but dry and tidy nevertheless. And after that I went big, with my big bronzer brush. The quantity of cosmetics coming away was somewhat revolting and it took a little bit of time and a little bit longer to dry, however it was still a success. I even had a little go at my BeautyBlender too, which stayed wetter for longer, however cleaned up pretty well.