This is Supergreat Academy: the place where our beloved community gathers to share their beauty routines and tricks and no one has to take any exams! Today we want to discuss a crucially important yet overlooked step of the makeup process: how to wash your makeup tools. We'll select our 5 favorite How To's and give each of them 20 coins, so make the best review or tutorial you can!
A recent study published in the Journal of Applied Microbiology discovered that "Superbugs" are in 9 out of every 10 makeup products. Ew. They also found that the dirtiest products were makeup sponges; up to 93% of people in the study admitted to having never washed theirs, making them the ideal breeding ground for potentially dangerous bacteria like E. coli. Not only should you wash and dry your beauty blenders thoroughly no less than once a week, but also your lipsticks and liners. I know, that sounds annoying—but watching these satisfying reviews of people cleaning their brushes makes it look a lot more appealing. Especially when they've made their own DIY cleansing board, seen below.