When you think at the way make-up routine was before the make-up brushes were made, it’s a little bit hard. What did people back then even use?
Well, of course, there were a lot of alternatives, most of them still relevant today, but the way brushes influenced the make-up process is very significant. And, as much as the quality of make-up products matters, the brushes that you choose might affect the way you look, as well.
There are no rules in make-up, as you probably noticed already, you only go with the flow, particular brushes prove to be more efficient than others. The way a brush does its job when you’re applying powder, for example, matters, too.
With the right “tools” as an interior designer or artist, you can get the best results. However, questions such as what types of brushes exist or how do you clean them might turn into issues, and you might soon realize you don’t know very much about brushes.
As we’re going to expand our knowledge about make-up brushes, we will also find the best ways to clean them efficiently. Below you’ll find some intriguing facts, tips, and tricks that you’re free to use whenever you want.
Synthetic or natural hair?
If you think what’s the difference between the synthetic and natural hair brushes, well, some facts about them will help you next time you decide to buy a brush.
Natural hair make-up brushes, usually goat or sable, got something in their composition dubbed cuticles. Such a thing allows the brush to work more efficiently when you try to grab some pigment from the powder products, like blushes, eyeshadows, face powders, or bronzers.
Synthetic make-up brushes, on the other hand, are made of nylon or polyester. They help you to blend liquid products, such as liquid highlighters, concealers, or foundations, on the face fast.
The way the brush fibers merge doesn’t make any streakings on your skin.
Why should you wash the make-up brushes?
It is highly recommended to wash your make-up brushes, at least weekly, but it mostly depends on how much you use them.
Some brushes might be lost forever if you don’t take care of them, while others might influence the way they work. As you’ve probably noticed, they’re not cheap, and purchasing the right ones might cost you a fortune.
Why not taking care of them as much as you can by developing a brush-cleaning routine? Your make-up quality will enhance, and you’ll always enjoy a clean brush.
Also, by keeping them clean, you avoid all the germs that might end up on your face causing you irritation or eruptions.
Luckily, you’re saved as long there are so many tips and tricks to clean your make-up brushes efficiently. There are even especially-designed products that can bring the best results.
The process is pretty much simple as you massage the soap or liquid into the brush’s hair, and then you rinse it under water until you see all the spots disappear.
If you don’t clean your make-up brushes, they will soon start to look awful and smelly, too. Try to avoid throwing them out and choose your favorite product of cleaning and start washing them weekly.