We all know that buying good quality professional makeup brushes, is a big beauty investment and we are sure you’d love that too!
While maintaining your makeup brushes, is a good start. Most of us forget or become lazy when it comes to cleaning makeup brushes! Ignoring the hygiene of your makeup equipment however can harm your skin in many ways.
Here are some harmful repercussions of not cleaning your beauty brushes regularly….
In general, whenever you use your makeup brushes they are accumulating everything that is on your face from oil to dead skin cells to dust. When you fail to clean them this gives room for bacterial growth. Every time you use a dirty brush, you are effectively prepping your face with a combination of all of this which results in clogged pores and acne. Don't want to say hello to your old friend acne? Then get cleaning.
Smooth makeup application
Ever noticed how your old makeup brushes become stiffer over time? Contrary to what you think the bristles don't lose their quality over time. With all the bacteria and grime build the bristles simply become stiffer and don't give you the smooth makeup application that you want.
Stiffer bristles just don't cause uneven makeup application. They are also harsher on your skin, can scratch your delicate skin and greatly irritate your skin. Redness, rashes, and infections are all easy to get if you are not hygienic with your makeup brushes.
Uncleaned dirty makeup brushes expose the skin to oxidative stress from free radicals. All of this causes the collagen and elastin to break down at a much faster rate causing your skin to lose its plump youthful appearance and premature wrinkles. Yikes!
Your brushes won't last long
If you haven't already guessed this by now let us tell you. Brushes which are laden with heavy cakey products dry out, become brittle and basically become unfit for use. Cleaning them regularly, even once in two weeks, ensures that the brushes for which you paid a pretty penny for lasts longer.