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ARE YOUR MAKE UP TOOLS CAUSING YOUR BREAKOUTS?🤔 | Cherie

ARE YOUR MAKE UP TOOLS CAUSING YOUR BREAKOUTS?🤔

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BriAlecia
There are so many beauty tools out there to help us apply our makeup and give us a flawless finish, but could the tools we use be affecting the appearance of our skin? ⚡️Make-up Sponges: Makeup sponges make it easy to blend our makeup and apply face powders but they are pools for bacteria! Makeup and water can build up inside of make up sponges. Even mold can accumulate inside of the sponge without us knowing. The bacteria from makeup sponges can cause breakouts. ⚡️Oval Make-up Brush: These brushes are super dense with tons of bristles. While they make applying foundation and other creamy makeup easy dirt and makeup can get stuck inside the bristles and can be very hard to clean. This can cause build up of bacteria in the brush which can cause breakouts ⚡️Traditional Make-up Brush: A regular make up brush are not exempt from bacteria but because they are much less dense they are easier to clean. For foundation and concealer brushes we should be washing them a minimum of once a week and eyeshadow and eyeliner brushes should be cleaned at least twice a month to avoid build up and the accumulation of bacteria. ⚡️Silicone Blenders: These blenders are not porous so you maximize whatever product you are applying with it. It has a slick surface so it is easy to clean with soap and water or a makeup wipe. You don’t have to worry about bacteria getting inside of this beauty tool and causing breakouts. ⚡️How to clean brushes: 1. Wet the bristles with lukewarm water. 2. Place a drop of your cleanser of choice into the palm of your clean hand. 3. Gently massage the tips of the bristles in your palm. 4. Rinse the bristles thoroughly. 5. Squeeze out the excess moisture with a clean towel. 6. Re-form the brush head back into its original shape. 7. Let the brush dry with its bristles hanging off the edge of the counter which allows it to dry in the correct shape. Never let your brushes dry on a towel — the bristles can turn mildewy. ⚡️How to clean make-up sponges: There are so many ways to wash a make-up sponge. You can throw it in the washing machine and wash with soap and water but the way I feel like I get the best clean is in the microwave to zap away bacteria. 1. Make soap and water mixture in microwave safe cup 2. Fully submerge sponge into mixture 3. Heat in microwave for about a minute 4. Rinse under clean water and squeeze out remnants of makeup 5. Let air dry Verdict: I think silicone blenders are the best for your skin and the most sanitary of the beauty tools but if you prefer other tools just make sure you clean them frequently and properly to avoid skin irritation and breakouts.
Jul. 30
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chri.rthanks for sharing this useful info!! it helped me a lot!!!💜💜💜
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