How to Clean Your Makeup Brushes (and Fast!)

Refresh your beauty without skipping a beat by adding brush cleaning to your routine. Our exclusive collection of brush care keeps brushes looking new for longer use, flawless skin and better makeup application. Plus, we've made it simple, efficient and fun because you deserve the best!

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Step-By-Step: How to Clean Makeup Brushes

Keep the brushes you use every day in pristine condition by elevating your beauty routine with our innovative cleansing tools. Cleaning your makeup brushes helps you achieve a more precise product application by ensuring brushes are free of harmful bacteria and product build-up.

1. PUMP IT

Apply SigMagic® Brushampoo™ directly onto brush fibers or the WASH texture of your Sigma Spa® Brush Care tool.

1. PUMP IT

Apply SigMagic® Brushampoo™ directly onto brush fibers or the WASH texture of your Sigma Spa® Brush Care tool.

2. WASH IT

Using the cleanser and warm water, gently swirl your brush on the Sigma Spa® textures for a true, deep clean.

3. RINSE IT

Under running water, sweep the brush back and forth against the RINSE texture until the water runs clear.
Note: The brush fibers should make a cute squeaking sound against the textures once it's clean!

3. RINSE IT

Under running water, sweep the brush back and forth against the RINSE texture until the water runs clear.
Note: The brush fibers should make a cute squeaking sound against the textures once it's clean!

4. REFINE IT

Utilizing the REFINE and REFINE PLUS textures of your cleansing tool, repeat steps 1 and 2 for a maximum clean.

5. SQUEEZE IT

Gently squeeze brush bristles to remove excess water.

5. SQUEEZE IT

Gently squeeze brush bristles to remove excess water.

6. DRY IT

Place your damp brush in a Sigma Dry’N Shape® Tower facing downward to quickly dry and reshape bristles.

For more on how to clean your brushes, see how Allure uses Sigma Beauty products for innovative and effective brush cleaning!

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Not all of your brushes are the same, so they shouldn't be washed the same! We listened to beauty experts and enthusiasts to create innovative ways to give all your brushes a thorough wash. Our cleansing tools offer different, patented textures to wash, rinse and refine, specifically made for eye brushes or face brushes.


Try our most-loved cleansing tools to help your favorite brushes last longer and provide a more precise application — just like they were meant to!


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