What lives in your makeup brushes? You would probably be completely grossed out if you knew the amount of old makeup, dead skin cells, bacteria, oil, and dirt that has accumulated in them. Who doesn’t need a quick, easy system for cleaning brushes as incentive to wash those brushes more often? Your skin will thank you with less breakouts and your brushes will thank you and last much longer.
The Brush Guard sent the BIZ a Cleaning Kit ($19.95) to try, and even better they just might send you one too. Read on to find out how to enter the giveaway for a Cleaning Kit for yourself.
Inside each brush kit is a Squeaky Clean Brush Shampoo, a Blotting Cloth, a Washing Cup, a Drying Vase, and Brush Sleeves. Here’s how to use it:
First, pour some of the Squeaky Clean Brush Shampoo into the green Washing Cup (pictured below inside the Drying Vase). The Brush Shampoo has organic oils to cleanse and treat brushes and it has a light, pleasant scent.
The Washing Cup has a textured bottom so as you you swirl your brushes the little bumps gently massage dirt and oil out of your brushes. I even washed what I thought were my ‘clean’ brushes and was astounded at the amount of dirt that came out. This is a truly terrific brush cleanser.
Then rinse the brush under running water and blot with the super soft Bamboo Cloth. Once blotted, brushes are ready for their cute little storage jackets called The Brush Guard Sleeves.
The Brush Guard Cleaning Kit comes with a Variety Pack of sleeves including 1 extra small (shadow/liner brush), 2 small (blush), 2 medium (foundation), and one large (powder/kabuki).
The Sleeves not only help brushes keep their original shape, they also keep them safe from dust while they aren’t in use.
Slip the Sleeve up over the freshly washed and slightly damp bristles and then store brushes sleeve side down in the ventilated Drying Vase. I keep my brushes in the vase on my vanity and they are always in terrific shape and ready to use.
I have bought quite a few Variety Packs of sleeves to make sure all my brushes have one at all times. These have literally saved my brushes, in particular my MAC 275 brush. The Brush Guard Cleaning Kit is an absolute winner, I think everyone should have one!
Here is your chance to win a Cleaning Kit. Entering is easy, just follow the Rafflecopter directions. This is only available for US and is open through Tues., Aug. 13th at 11:59 p.m. EST. Good luck!! - Lisa
*product reviewed and giveaway prize provided by The Brush Guard