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What is the best way to clean gel brushes?

December 27, 2011

I just started using gels. What is the best way to clean gel brushes?

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The best way to clean a gel brush is to gently wipe the bristles between a folded piece of paper towel, just make sure to use one that doesn’t leave lint. If the handle is sticky you can wipe it with 99% alcohol, but using alcohol on the bristles will dry them out and harden them. Always store your brushes away from sunlight, bright lights, and dust.  

— Anna Lajourdie is an educator for Akzéntz.

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