In order to keep your skin healthy, it is important to clean your makeup brushes at least twice a month. This recipe will only take five minutes to create and use!


  • 1 cup of castile soap
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 8 drops lemon essential oil
  • 8 drops tea tree essential oil
  • Small dish
  • Large glass jar with a tight-fitting lid
  • Small amount of warm water


  1. Place the soap, olive oil, lemon essential oil, and tea tree oil in the jar.
  2. Mix the ingredients well. You have now made brush cleaner!
  3. Place a small amount of the brush cleaner in a small dish with a little warm water.
  4. Face the brushes downward, and wet slightly in the sink.
  5. Then, swirl the brushes into the brush cleaner, gently squeezing out excess dirt.
  6. Rinse the brushes in water.
  7. Pat the brushes dry and allow them to fully dry overnight on a clean cloth.
  8. Store the remaining cleaner with the lid sealed. It should allow you to clean your brushes 14-16 times!