FashionHow To Clean Your Beauty Tools
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Using ‘em beauty tools to make yourself look gorgeous – for a date, or heading in to work, or you just want to look good without reason? Look the best with the best beauty tools!Tweezers can remove that extra ugly eyebrow hair. Give your hair the beach hair curls with a curling iron. Add some blush to your cheeks with makeup sponges. Use nail files to file ‘em into the perfect shape.

Whether you’re a newbie at using beauty tools or you’ve been doing it for a while, cleaning beauty tools is a must.

But you also gotta clean ‘em beauty tools too. A dirty beauty tool, or a beauty tool that hasn’t been cleaned in a while can give you reactions, pink eyes and infections! Cleaning your beauty tools is always important after using them. 

Wanna know how? 

Here’s are some know-how’s on ‘How to clean your beauty tools’

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Use ‘em to do your eyebrows. And they’re in contact with your skin. Keeping them sanitary is top most priority.

  1. Wash the tweezer completely with warm water and soap. 
  2. You can also dip the tips of the tweezers in rubbing alcohol.
  3. Air dry it with a clean towel.
  4. If you don’t have rubbing alcohol, you can always use boiling water to sterilize the tweezers. 
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Eyelash Curler

They tend to carry coats from mascaras, eyeliners and bacteria from your eyelashes.

  1. Use a wet cotton pad (with rubbing alcohol if possible) and wipe the surface of the curler.
  2. Rinse the curler with clean and cool water.
  3. Air dry the curler on a towel.

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Curling Irons and Flat Irons

Using any hair product can leave gunk on your curling irons. And the gunk can’t just be dunked in water.

  1. Use a cotton pad with rubbing alcohol over the curling iron completely. 
  2. After a few minutes, wipe it with a damp cloth.
  3. Dry it with a dry cloth.

Simple, innit?

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Comb the teeth that sets your hair free. It’s got dead skin (from the scalp), oil, hair spray and hair oil.

  1. Use a tweezer to remove strands of hair from the hairbrush.
  2. With water, dampen the hairbrush. You can also add a little shampoo to the water.
  3. Soak the brush for about fifteen minutes.
  4. For deeper cleaning, use an old toothbrush to comb out the residue.
  5. Rinse with warm water.
  6. Air dry it with a towel.

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Make up brushes

Adding blush to your cheeks but needs to be cleaned too.

  1. Rinse the bristles of the brush only.
  2. Add a little shampoo to the bristles.
  3. Continue to rinse and clean till the water from the bristles runs clean.
  4. If you want to disinfect the makeup brush, you can use rubbing alcohol to disinfect it.
  5. Air dry it with a towel.

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Nail files

Adding shape to your nails with perfection, cleaned with perfection as well!

  1. Wash the nail file in warm water. You can add a little shampoo or detergent in the water.
  2. Rinse the nail file in hot water.
  3. Air dry it with a towel.

Sanitizing your beauty tools is just as important as using them to look good.

Beauty tools are today’s beauty essentials. Sometimes we end up carrying them with us wherever we go. To not catch an infection is what you need to look out for. By not cleaning your beauty tools, you can be susceptible to all kinds of skin reactions. 

Whether it’s a pair of tweezers, makeup sponges, a facial cleansing brush or a hairbrush, you gotta keep ‘em clean to stay clean. 

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