How to Care for your Make-Up Brushes

What's a Queen without her subjects? Let's be honest, you can slap on that eyeshadow with your fingers, and dab that concealer all you want but nothing gives you a face that says 'I DID NOT COME TO PLAY' like a quality set of make-up brushes! I want you to look like the Bossy Queen that you are. So lucky you, I've done all the work of putting together a beautiful selection of Make-Up Brushes that are not only great quality, but fit for royalty. To ensure their longevity, take a look at the care instructions that I've come to find very helpful in maintaining the quality of my make-up brushes, as well as keep my skin clear. 

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Yes, I know about your dirty little secret. I'm here to help!

Tips on Caring for your Make-Up Brushes:

  • Unpopular Opinion: Wash your make-up brushes before you use them. Practicing good hygiene is incredibly important for your skin and to avoid any breakouts, you should take a few minutes to do a quick, but thorough, cleanse of your brushes. All of The Mink Link NYC brushes are sterilized before being sent to the customer so this is optional with us. We also offer a Silicone Brush Cleaning Mat that is super affordable and makes this process easier. I like to use a diluted mixture of my face cleanser or dish washing soap and warm water to clean my brushes.
  • Make-Up brushes are important in your routine, keep them safe by storing them properly. Have a carrying pouch, case, or bag that you can store your brushes in. We have a few really cute options right here on the site!
  • Try to clean your brushes at least once a week and wash your brushes every 4 to 6 weeks. This means cleaning off the bristles once a week using a mesh pad or paper towel (this is a little more rough on the bristles, so be gentle!). Washing them means to use soap and water and give them a thorough cleaning.
  • Lastly, enjoy your brushes fully, sis! Try out different looks, step out of your comfort zone, and show up & OUT!