6 Easy Hacks to Clean Your Beautyblender

Behold: every complexion's best friend, the Beautyblender. The teardrop shape in a signature hot pink has become a must-have for makeup artists and cosmetics amateurs alike, and for good reason. The sponge is soft and bouncy, perfect for getting that flawless finish we all want, while the unique shape contours to your face so no spot goes uncovered. It works with everything from foundation and concealer to skincare products, always delivering a seamless look that makes your skin appear naturally smooth. With so many uses and such great results, it's safe to say that the Beautyblender revolution is still going strong after all these years—and we're not sad about it.

But with time and use comes dirt and oil, left behind by every application with the trusty little sponge. We're well aware of the horror stories that have come out of an unkempt Beautyblender—mould, for one—so we are careful to treat it with respect. Thankfully, there are many ways of keeping it clean, ranging from the Beautyblender brand cleansers to some more off-the-wall tricks. We reached out to Kelli J. Bartlett, director of makeup artistry at Glamsquad, for her best tips when it comes to cleaning our favourite tool. Keep reading to find out the best ways to clean your Beautyblender.

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