Imagine how many times we use our makeup brushes on a weekly basis. It is so easy for dirt and oils to get trapped in those bristles which can lead to breakouts and clogged pores, and we don’t want that! I have found a great way to clean makeup brushes on the cheap with things that you probably already have in your kitchen. This is the easiest most efficient way I’ve found to clean my brushes at home and it works wonders!

Here’s what you’ll need: 
  • Olive oil
  • Gentle dishwashing soap
  • Plate
  • Paper towels 
  • Dirty brushes!
Let’s get started:
1. First you’ll need to combine equal parts of the olive oil and dish soap on a small plate with a little bit of tap water.
2. Swish the tips of your brushes in the mixture, one at a time. Don’t worry if the mixture gets cloudy or dirty, it’ll clean quite a few brushes before you’ll need to start over!

3. After swishing them around and getting all of the makeup off, run them (brush side down) under warm water while rubbing the bristles to get them extra clean.
4. Lay brushes flat on a paper towel and let them dry overnight 
This is such an easy how-to that will come in handy whenever your brushes need a quick cleansing. Your face and your wallet will thank you!