In a microwave safe cup (a mug is perfect), mix water and a couple squirts of soap. There’s no need for precise measurements; just make sure the sponge can be fully submerged. Wet your sponge in clean water, and then put it in the soap mixture. You can add a bit of olive oil as well for extra cleansing.
What is the fastest way to clean a beauty blender?
Microwave for 60 seconds and be sure to let it cool before taking it out. That soapy water will now be all kinds of colors and your Beauty Blender should look brand new. Once that now-dirty water cools off, remove the sponge, give it another rinse under running water and let dry completely.
How do you clean a makeup blender at home?
How do you deep clean a beauty blender?
Can I wash my beauty blender with shampoo?
You don’t actually need more than a gentle dish soap or shampoo to clean your Beautyblender (you can even use my makeup brush cleanser), but avoid bar soap, bleach, or harsh cleaning agents.
How do you clean a beauty blender without a cleanser?
Fill a small dish with warm water, then squeeze a dollop of gentle hand soap or shampoo into it. Mix lightly until suds form on the surface of the water. Dish soap is generally not recommended, as it can irritate your skin when you need to use the sponge later.
David Nilsen is the former editor of Fourth & Sycamore. He is a member of the National Book Critics Circle. You can find more of his writing on his website at davidnilsenwriter.com and follow him on Twitter as @NilsenDavid.