The accessories and beauty products need to be cleaned under normal circumstances, but even more so during this time of epidemic. Indeed, according to an American study conducted by the American health authorities, the virus could stay for up to 24 hours on cardboard and two to three days on plastic or stainless steel surfaces. Experts therefore advise disinfect surfaces and objects regularly like switches, door handles … But this also concerns your daily beauty products!
How to properly disinfect your beauty products
Your jar of cream, the bottle of your serum, the tube of mask, the tube of lipstick… You use these products every day. That is why disinfecting them is important. How to do ? Have a sterile compress and pour a few drops of 70 ° alcohol above and pass everything on the outside of your products. You also have the option of using multi-surface disinfectant wipes if you have any: the smell is more pleasant.
How to properly clean your makeup brushes
In addition to disinfect your products, take the opportunity to clean your makeup brushes. These are nests for germs and need to be washed at least once a week (the most assiduous do it after each application of makeup). There are sprays and other commercial products designed for this purpose, but if you don’t have one, it’s easy: use soap ! In your sink, gather your brushes, pour shower gel on them or rub your soap a little to make their hairs lather. Massage the tip of each brush with your fingers and rinse until the water runs clear. Pat them dry with a clean towel and leave them on until they are completely dry. Also remember to wash your toiletry bags for a perfect result. That’s it !
How to properly clean your hairbrush
Your hairbrush also needs a spring cleaning. Indeed, during brushing, they accumulate hair, residues of hair products, sebum and dust. Your brush is made of wood or natural fibers ? So put it in soapy water and rub. Rinse. Be careful not to leave it too long to avoid damaging the wood. The plastic brushes, they can be soaked in a mixture of water and baking soda overnight. In the morning, you just need to rinse and let it dry.
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