When you buy a new set of makeup brushes, you should ensure that you keep the brushes clean and dry for the next application. Makeup brushes are an investment and you should ensure that they are well cleaned so that they last for life.
The basic makeup brushes can be cleaned on a regular basis by a few simple techniques, which are as follows.
Spray both the sides of the brushes with a makeup brush cleaner that is available with the makeup. Now take a paper towel and wrap it around the brush. Apply pressure with the thumb and the fingers and pull the brush through the paper towel with the other hand. Continue wiping the brush until the towel is absolutely clean and there is no trace of makeup or color. Now repeat this process. This is a simple and quick way of cleaning the brush. You can also fold a paper towel and put the brush into the towel till the brush is clean.
It is important that you clean your makeup brushes on a regular basis. If you are a regular makeup artist then you need to clean your brushes on a regular basis. Deep clean your brushes at the end of the day. You can clean the brushes with a small amount of mild detergent and shampoo. Swirl the brush on your palm so that it mixed well with the shampoo. Repeat the process if needed. Let the brush dry overnight.
Fill a bowl with warm water and then mix a small amount of shampoo with water. Dip the brush into the water and swirl the brush around by using the fingers. Gently clean the bristles. Put the brushes under running water till the brush is clear and all the residues are cleaned well.