February 8, 2016

New Makeup Brush Cleansers to Try


There’s no bigger chore than having to clean ALL your makeup brushes. Ugh! It’s such a project and so much work! It’s particularly a pain if you have a lot of different makeup brushes. I tend to do it once a week at least because it’s pretty important to have clean brushes.

It seems like makeup brush cleansers are a trending at the moment. There are so many new options for cleansing your brushes from Ecotools to Japonesque everyone seems to have some new and exciting way to get your brushes clean and sparkly.

Here’s the latest new makeup brush cleansers that are worth trying!

new makeup brush cleansers

Japonesque Waterless Brush Cleanser $16
So you don’t really have time to wait around for your brushes to dry after a cleansing right? Well this new waterless brush cleaser dries in seconds. Mist it on, wipe your brushes off, and get to putting on your makeup in a few seconds. No dry time, no water, simple, easy, done!

Sephora Color Switch By Vera Mona Brush Cleaner $18
Muddy eyeshadow application got you down? This dry, makeup removing sponge allows you to switch colors instantly without the need for water or even cleanser. When you’re using two or more eyeshadows in a look you can simply swipe your brush over the sponge to remove shadow easily and move on to the next eye color. No muddiness!

Sephora Solid Clean Solid Brush Cleaner $8-$14
Wanna clean your brushes when you’re traveling? This solid brush cleanser allows you to swipe your wet brushes across it to work up a lather that will remove makeup, oil, and dirt easily from brushes!

Beautyblender Liquid Blendercleanser $30
Remove excess makeup, germs, dirt, and oil from either your Beautyblender sponges or your brushes with this low-sud formula that’s earth friendly.

Ecotools Makeup Brush Cleansing Shampoo $7.99 (Review)
This gentle plant-based ingredient cleanser gets brushes soft and clean.

Real Techniques Gel Brush Cleanser $8.99 (Review)
Alcohol-free and non drying this makeup brush cleanser gel quickly and easily remove dirt, gunk, and makeup from your brushes.

Real Techniques Brush Cleansing Palette $14.99
Cream foundations, eyesahdows, and BB Creams proving difficult to remove from your favorite brushes? This palette allows you to gently scrub and break down cream from brushes so they prove easier to clean. Works great to get brushes deeply cleansed!

Ecotools Makeup Brush Cleansing Cloths $6.99
Whether you’re switching between shades or you’re just too lazy to wash brushes these cleansing clothes allow you to quickly swipe away makeup and gunk without getting your brushes soaking wet!

Sigma Dry’N Shape Tower Face & Eye Set $49 or Sigma Dry’N Shape Tower Eye Set $39
Don’t have the space to lay out all your brushes to dry? Or just don’t want them laying all over the place as they dry? These new towers from Sigma allow you to air dry all your brushes easily by standing them up in one place so they drip dry and retain their shape!

Have you tried any new makeup brush cleansers that are rocking your world at the moment?

Do share ’em!

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  • kimkats

    See, It doesn’t take me but 5 minutes to wash all my brushes, and I don’t mind it a bit. I just make a strong solution of Dr. Bronner’s Almond Oil Soap and dash the brushes up and down in a little bowl of it, and on my concealer brushes I use a drop of the soap straight onto the brush to really get the goo out, and rinse ’em in hot water, squeeze the bristles in a towel and lay them down over the edge of the sink to dry.

    Easy peasy – and clean as a whistle! Plus no need for one more “unitasker” (Alton Brown would be so proud of me! )

  • Ruth

    My daughter and I have both tried the Sephora solid clean brush cleaner and it works well. My daughter said it must be “witchcraft”. It cleaned a blush brush that had been impossible to remove the left over color.

  • Cindy

    Those brush drying towers look *VERY* interesting. Too bad Nordstrom doesn’t have the Face & Eye one anymore . . .

  • Courtney

    Don’t quote me on this, but I have recently discovered organic apple cider vinegar for clarifying the roots of my hair as I seem to develop a lot of residue and build-up making my hair lifeless and limp in appearance. Anyway! I have read that organic apple cider vinegar and water is a fabulous cleanser for make up brushes so now I’m intrigued ! It’s supposed to have anti bacterial properties and be extremely gentle and natural. I shall try this concoction on my less expensive brushes and put this to the test.