You already know we have no qualms about displaying our beauty products in all their glory. But nothing kills our aesthetic groove like when our artfully arranged brushes are visibly caked with remnants of makeup.
But, lest we forget, the less-than-elegant appearance of our dirty brushes should probably be the least of our worries — without proper cleansing, makeup brushes can become hotbeds of bacteria and in turn, instigate nasty breakouts. Cringe.
It's enough to make us want to toss even our most tried-and-true tools altogether. But, before you ditch your favorites, consider treating 'em to some old-fashioned TLC: With proper cleaning, a great set of brushes can last you for a lifetime of flawless (bacteria-free) makeup applications.
From a daily spritz of cleanser to a full-on, deep-conditioning treatment, isn't it time you showed your hardworking, multitasking brushes a little affection? So, read on and think not what your brushes can do for you, but what you can do for your brushes.