96%
would repurchase
4.0/5
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ingredients

1 cup distilled water <br />1/4 cup alcohol <br />1/2 tbsp. clear shampoo <br />1/2 tbsp. dishwashing liquid <br />1 tbsp. liquid spray-in conditioner

Reviews

Reviews


5.0
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6 years ago

I want to give a shoutout to the person who recommended using Castille Soap to clean your makeup brushes. I can't believe how well this works. I washed my makeup brushes tonight and they came out...

About reviewer (179 reviews)

Age44-55

SkinCombination, Fair-Medium, Not Sure

HairBrunette, Other, Other

EyesGreen



4.0
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6 years ago

I made the popular mix using water/rubbing alcohol/shampoo/dishsoap and it works very well. I didnt want to try any oil added recipes-- something about putting EVOO or any oil on a face brush wasnt...

About reviewer (489 reviews)

Age30-35

SkinSensitive, Fair-Medium, Warm

HairBrunette, Straight, Fine

EyesBlue


5.0
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7 years ago

A few months ago I began cleaning my Real Techniques makeup sponge with a mix of olive oil and some Ecover dish soap. The difference is amazing. Something about the oil really helps to slick out...

About reviewer (200 reviews)

Age30-35

SkinDry, Fair, Neutral

HairBlond, Wavy, Medium

EyesGreen


5.0
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7 years ago

That's one cool, cool diy idea. Like, the coolest cosmetic diy technique I ever experienced. That means a lot! So, when I'm on the prowl for something cosmetic I have the slightest, smallest...

About reviewer (120 reviews)

Age25-29

SkinDry, Fair, Cool

HairRed, Wavy, Fine

EyesBrown


4.0
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8 years ago

I used this to clean my brushes and it only took a few minutes. It dried incredibly quickly as well. My brushes turned out clean and soft. Great DIY product.

About reviewer (111 reviews)

Age36-43

SkinAcne-prone, Medium Brown

HairBlond

EyesBrown


5.0
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8 years ago

The best cleanser for brushes (and those darn hard-to-wash Beauty Blenders) is Dr. Bronner's Liquid Castile Soap. I like using the almond scented one, or the unscented. Get one of those small...

About reviewer (89 reviews)

Age56 & Over

SkinDry, Fair-Medium, Not Sure

HairBrunette, Other, Other

EyesBrown


5.0
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8 years ago

Can't go wrong doing it the cheap way (if you do it right ;) could turn out a variety of ways depending on your water source. As it says below, don't use soap because the ph level change. A...

About reviewer (115 reviews)

Age36-43

SkinNormal, Fair

HairBlond

EyesBlue


5.0
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8 years ago

Since this brush cleanser if DIY, there will be many variations. I live in a hard water area (looking into yet another eco-friendly water treatment). I would not use soap because of the...

About reviewer (7 reviews)

Age56 & Over

SkinOily, Fair, Neutral

HairBrown, Straight, Fine

EyesHazel


5.0
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9 years ago

This is an excellent brush cleaner and it's as cheap as can be! Super easy to make and at least as good as any other brush cleaner, great find on here!

About reviewer (6 reviews)

Age44-55

SkinOther, Other

HairOther

EyesOther


5.0
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9 years ago

I am reviewing bar soap under makeup brush cleaners. I use Zest soap. All that you do is wet the soap real well and brush the soap with your brush as if you are painting the soap. The soap will get...

About reviewer (15 reviews)

Age44-55

SkinCombination, Fair-Medium, Warm

HairBlond, Straight, Fine

EyesGreen


5.0
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9 years ago

I have never purchased a brush cleaner. I use anti-bacterial hand soap and mix it in with sorborlene cream. I know it sounds like a weird combination but the sorborlene cream can actually be used...

About reviewer (201 reviews)

Age19-24

SkinCombination, Fair-Medium, Cool

HairBrunette, Straight, Fine

EyesBrown


5.0
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9 years ago

This isn't even DIY, just using an existing product for a different use: BioKleen Produce Cleanser. Don't know why I tried it the first time; most stuff I used left brushes dry and scratchy. Even...

About reviewer (259 reviews)

Age56 & Over

SkinSensitive, Fair, Neutral

HairSilver, Curly, Medium

EyesGray


5.0
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9 years ago

In Australia,most brush and sponge cleaners are pretty expensive, so I did a Google search for a cheap alternative and this is the one I found that really works and is super cheap: 1 cup warm...

About reviewer (83 reviews)

Age44-55

SkinCombination, Fair, Not Sure

HairBlond, Straight, Fine

EyesBlue


5.0
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9 years ago

This is the best because it is natural, healthy, and cheap! I use it with natural shampoo and conditioner anyways which makes it so, but it works as well as anything you can buy in the store, and...

About reviewer (11 reviews)

Age36-43

SkinCombination, Tan

HairBlond

EyesBrown


5.0
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9 years ago

I came across these reviews and also watched enjoyed you tube videos and decided to gather up everything and try it out. Let me tell you I will never ever spend money on a bottle of brush cleanser...

About reviewer (38 reviews)

Age36-43

SkinDry, Fair

HairBrown

EyesBrown


3.0
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10 years ago

This is just for my UK (and generally metric) pals who want to try this recipe. And btw, as for the perennial problem of finding IPA (isopropyl alcohol, NOT Indian Pale Ale, silly, although that...

About reviewer (1 reviews)

Age44-55

SkinCombination

HairBrunette

EyesBrown


5.0
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10 years ago

Here's my brush cleanser, that I swear by and always have used! It's really simple: Take some olive oil and babyshampoo (or any other natural shampoo would work) and mix those two together....

About reviewer (143 reviews)

Age19-24

SkinSensitive, Fair-Medium, Warm

HairBlond, Other, Coarse

EyesBlue


5.0
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10 years ago

MAC brush cleanser---I LAUGH AT YOU. Why spend hard earned money on something you can make with things you already own? Want to learn how to DIY brush cleanser my way? Read on, lovely...

About reviewer (83 reviews)

AgeUnder 18

SkinAcne-prone, Fair, Warm

HairBlond, Straight, Medium

EyesGreen


5.0
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10 years ago

This is how I do it but I forego the tea tree oil and use lavender essential oil instead... 1 Cup distilled water 1/4 Cup 91% alchohol 1TBSP dish washing soap (Dawn Antibacterial) 1TBSP...

About reviewer (154 reviews)

Age44-55

SkinCombination, Fair

HairBlond

EyesGreen


5.0
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11 years ago

Here I got this recipee from a favorite makeup tutorial instructor of mine in her vid at Youtube (I improve a little bit): 1 tablespoon of Dish washing soap (to disinfect the bacteria) 1...

About reviewer (5 reviews)

Age19-24

SkinCombination, Medium, Warm

HairBlack, Wavy, Medium

EyesBlack