Looking after your health and hygiene is pivotal at the moment. This includes keeping your hands clean to avoid catching the virus or any other infection. But the coronavirus also spreads through other contaminated surfaces. Which is why it is extremely important to keep your surroundings clean and sanitise everything that is likely to come in contact with your skin.
“Besides the metallic and glass surfaces that you touch, it is your makeup kit and beauty products that are most likely to touch your skin. If you have not made it a habit to clean and sanitize your beauty products regularly, then you need to start now”, says makeup artist Samaira Sandu.
Here’s how you are keep your makeup products clean:
1. Powders and palettes
Put rubbing alcohol in a spray bottle and use it to spray directly over the powder. After that, you just need to leave the powder to air-dry.
2. Makeup brushes
Sprinkle bristles as well as the stalk of the brushes with rubbing alcohol. Clean and dry the brushes using a soft cotton pad. Your makeup brushes can also be cleaned with alcohol-based brush cleansers or mild shampoos.
3. Liquid foundation
Take a cotton pad or ball and soak it in rubbing alcohol. Use the alcohol-wet cotton to give the foundation bottle and its nozzle a solid cleaning.
4. Pencils and sharpeners
Leave the sharpener in a bowl filled with rubbing alcohol for about 5 minutes before wiping it clean with a dry cotton pad. For pencils, just spray rubbing alcohol over them and wipe it with dry cotton ball.
Now that you know the drill for sanitising makeup kit and beauty products, make it a habit to keep them clean!
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