The Beauty Blender Hack You Need To Know

 

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I may be the only one but I LOVE washing my makeup brushes, there’s something so therapeutic about washing grimy makeup excess down the drain. Beauty Blenders however are a different story. I could spend about 10 minutes hopelessly attempting to remove foundation stains of them. That was until today. Today, I tried out a new hack I’d seen on Pinterest, and this hack will change your beauty blender life forever.

It’s so simple yet so effective and you’ll probably already have everything you need in your kitchen. Now finally to the point as I’m sure you can’t wait to know what it is.

Firstly you need to scrub your beauty blender with washing up liquid and warm water until its completely soapy and sudsy. The soapier the better is what I’ve found to give the best results. Then all you need to do is pop your bubbly beauty blender in a bowl/glass of warm water and microwave it for 1 minute. Then afterwards all you need to do is run it under warm water and squeeze out all the bubbles. It’s as simple as that!

If after completing the steps once your beauty blender doesn’t quite look as good as new it’s totally fine to repeat the steps.

So that’s all for this beauty blender hack, although there are many more I can’t wait to try once my beauty blender isn’t quite so clean again. I’d love to know if you have any methods/hacks for cleaning beauty blenders or any that you’d like me to try!

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16 Comments Add yours

  1. Love, Soph says:

    Wow!! Your beauty blender literally looks brand new! I’m 100% trying this, I clean mine usually by soaking them in soapy boiling water and it doesn’t really do much, they still look old and gross but it reassures me that all the bacteria has been killed! This looks amazing though and I’ll totally be testing it out. Also, the photography in this post is insane! x

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  2. Ellie says:

    Ooh I can’t wait to try this my beauty blenders are in dire need of a good wash so I’ll definitely be trying this very soon!!

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    1. zaramcintosh says:

      My beauty blender always gets so dirty, will be such a great time saver! x

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  3. I was going to try this method myself after seeing it on twitter! I’m so glad it works, I’ll definitely be doing it this evening 😆 Philippa xx

    http://www.philippasstory.wordpress.com

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    1. zaramcintosh says:

      I hope your beauty blender came out looking as good as new! xx

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  4. Velvetblogs says:

    I’ve seen this hack a few times now and it really seems to make a big difference! Must try it out for myself because I hate washing my beauty blender 😦

    velvetblogsx.blogspot.co.uk

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    1. zaramcintosh says:

      Me too, it really does make a big difference! x

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  5. erinxgrace says:

    This sounds amazing, thank you so much for the hack! Although I agree it’s so therapeutic and satisfying cleaning makeup brushes, I hate cleaning my beauty blender so I will definitely be trying this technique! x

    Erin // Everything Erin

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    1. zaramcintosh says:

      I’ve never had any bother with cleaning brushes as it is just so therapeutic. Glad to know this can end the boredom of cleaning beauty blenders! x

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  6. Lauren says:

    I lost my beauty blender before it needed cleaning…. I honestly have no idea where I’ve put it! But when I get a new one, I will be trying this!

    Lauren 🙂 x

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    1. zaramcintosh says:

      I hope it works out well x

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  7. I have never owned a beauty blender because I always use the thick brushes but, if I do get one, I’ll definitely remember this!

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    1. zaramcintosh says:

      Would really recommend picking one up, they are so easy to use! x

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  8. How have I never thought of this!!! Definitely trying ASAP

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    1. zaramcintosh says:

      Hope it worked out for you! x

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      1. It did! Had to do mine twice (it’s been a while since I washed it lol) but I love this because I have no doubt that it’s sanitized now! Thanks for the tip!

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