Alright ladies, we all know that some of our absolute favorite makeup items can go through some pretty rough times. Yes, we’ve all been there, lipsticks that have the tops squished, dried out mascara, and the list goes on and on as you know. And to top it all off makeup can get expensive real quick, so the last thing we want to do is buy new makeup every other day. But have no fear because professional makeup artist Tara Lauren knows all the tricks and tips and today she’s letting us in on her favorite hack the DUY makeup brush cleaner!

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Now let’s say that you have already perfected your daytime look and you just got asked to go somewhere. You don’t want to use the same colors that you used during the day, and you want to clean your brushes really quick to add a fresh application. So what you’re going to do is make your own brush cleaner!


To being, put some water in a bowl and add a couple of tablespoons of alcohol. Then, you want to take a tablespoon of your favorite shampoo and mix it in. This will help you keep your brushes longer. Now the best part is adding some essential oils roughly 2-3 drops and top it off with some peppermint. Put the product you made into a spray bottle, give your brush a couple of squirts and wipe it clean onto a paper towels. How cool is that! All these products you can find in your home and its super easy to make. So go ahead and give it a try and let us know what you think!