Easy hacks to clean your makeup sponge

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Cleaning makeup sponge
Cleaning makeup sponge

Here are some easy hacks to clean beauty sponges:

Makeup sponges gives a perfect finish but can even lead to breakouts if not cleaned properly because of the dirt and  bacteria. Cleaning the sponges regularly is very important and here are some easy hacks

  • Microwave

This hack works wonders. Just get a mug and pour some liquid soap into it and fill half of it with water and now, put the dirty blender into it. Then, place the mug in the microwave and set the timer to one minute. Take it out from the microwave and squeeze it. The blender will be all shiny and clean.

  • Olive oil and dish soap

Take out a bowl add about 1.5 tablespoons of dish soap and 2 tablespoons of olive oil into it. Roll your makeup sponge into the mixture and massage it in warm water to get it cleaned. Do this process for two-three times and your sponge will be all cleaned. This hack is easy on pocket and will  make your sponge  brand new.

  • Baby shampoo

Buy Johnson’s baby shampoo, it will surely cost you less than a liquid blender cleanser. Pour some baby shampoo on your palm and spread it around your dirty sponge. Then squeeze and clean it under running water. It will take around five minutes but the stains will be removed from your sponge. The only drawback is it works well on a less dirty sponge.

  • Regular soap

This one is a miracle and gets you back the original color of your sponge.Just wet your sponge and rub it with soap. Then squeeze and rinse until the sponge is clean.

  • Storing the sponge correctly can be a make-or-break factor in the lifespan of your makeup sponge. Always let it dry completely after use in an open space, never in a plastic bag.

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