January 25, 2016

Ecotools Makeup Brush Cleansing Shampoo Review

This was provided to me by a brand for review and I receive a small commission if you shop using the links in this post but all opinions are my own.

Ecotools Makeup Brush Cleansing Shampoo

Ecotools Makeup Brush Cleansing Shampoo ($7.99) is a new makeup brush cleanser that launched for Spring 2016. This formula washes away makeup, oil, and dirt so your brushes are nice and new again.

Let’s take a peek!

I love how many brands are releasing beauty budget friendly makeup brush cleansers lately. I’m seeing more and more brands available at the drugstore who have launched their own makeup cleansers and I couldn’t be happier about it. Don’t get me wrong, I love MAC Brush Cleaner and I’m a die hard Cinema Secrets (I’m sad for you if you haven’t discovered the joys of Cinema Secrets Brush Cleaner) fan girl but it sure is nice to be able to walk into my local drugstore and grab some brush cleanser quickly when I need it. No trips to Nordstrom, no need to go to a MAC store, etc…I can just grab some makeup cleanser on my way home from work! Done!

Even better? The fact Ecotools has their own brush cleanser now!

Ecotools Makeup Brush Cleansing Shampoo comes in a 6 oz bottle for $7.99 (betcha get a good deal on it when it goes on sale at drugstores). This is a clear thick gel formula that has a light citrus fragrance. I’m not a big fan of using shampoo or baby shampoo to wash my brushes so I’m pretty much a lover of products like this. For one thing I like they are a low lather formula! This means I’m not sitting there rinsing and re-rinsing my brushes to get all the shampoo out of my brush. This gel formula barely works into a lather but it still manages to whisk away makeup and dirt really easily. It’s very gentle on my brushes and I had no issues with it not rinsing clean away. It also left the bristles of my brushes as soft as when I originally purchased them. I purposely used it on some super dirty brushes and although it struggled every so slightly with cream, it did a wonderful job with powders such as blush, eyeshadow, etc…!

I particularly like this was created by Ecotools as you can use in on their brushes. I tend to be extra careful with synthetic bristles as they tend to become dense after washing. I had absolutely no issues washing my non-animal hair brushes with this formula. It left the bristles clean and soft.

Those shopping a budget friendly makeup brush cleaner should check out the new Ecotools Makeup Brush Cleansing Shampoo.

It’s available now at drugstores or online at Ulta.com.

Ecotools Makeup Brush Cleansing Shampoo2

This was provided to me by a brand for review and I receive a small commission if you shop using the links in this post but all opinions are my own.

About the Muse

Isabella MuseIsabella is just an average everyday geeky girl who doesn’t blend her eyeshadow correctly, wears too much blush, and hopes she never finds her holy grail products because she likes the thrill of the chase so much. Her mission is to bring you super honest reviews on makeup, skincare, fragrance and all things beauty. She’s in no way an expert on the topic and she sure as hell isn’t a super model. But she’s passionate about makeup and is seeking like-minded individuals that like pina coladas, getting caught in the rain, and ones that enjoy spending hundreds of dollars at Sephora without feeling buyer’s remorse. If you’re that person feel free to reach out and leave a comment or follow me on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and Bloglovin‘.

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  • genevieve

    It’s great that brands you can buy in your DS carry products like this -it makes it so convenient and cost effective too.

  • Orla

    Do you prefer this or the Real Techniques one?

    Cinema Secrets isn’t available where I live and there’s no Daiso in my state so these are my main options unless I want to go old school Dr Bronner’s or fish out on MAC brush cleanser.

    Thanks for another great review, Muse!

    • Isabella Muse

      Either one is great Orla! They are both fabulous formulas in my opinion! You can order Cinema Secrets from sephora.com now as well! My pleasure!

  • SW

    I missed the part of your review where you said you had trouble with cream products. I had the same issue with my foundation brushes. Still looking for my holy grail.