Archive of ‘Deep Cleaning Brushes’ category

Australian model Anthea Page gets eye infection requiring medication from a dirty makeup brush. News follows other cases of dirty makeup brushes causing breakouts and infections, including the story of an Australian mother who was paralyzed by a dirty makeup brush.

Model Gets Infection from Dirty Makeup Brushes


The subject of dirty makeup brushes—and the damage they can do—is a perennial topic here at My Brush Betty. Normally, that includes the everyday perils of dirty makeup brushes, such as breakouts and muddy makeup application, but our coverage has also included a young mother paralyzed and countless infections, which require medication to treat. Today, […] Read more…

How to Clean Your Makeup Brushes


First off: Yes, dirty makeup brushes do, indeed, cause and aggravate acne. Just ask any dermatologist. But while there is broad agreement that brushes should be washed regularly to remove bacteria, there is a lot of conflicting advice about how regularly brushes need to be washed and what is the best way to wash them. Washing […] Read more…