It's time for some spring cleaning! Over a period of time, shaving brushes and even razors can collect a lot of bacteria and build up. It is important to sanitize and clean the tools that touch your face. This blog will dive into the process of cleaning your brushes.
Simple cleaning: Cleaning your brushes in between uses is crucial! Don’t let last shave’s soap be part of your current shave.
- After your shave, make sure to rinse your brush thoroughly to get rid of all the left-over soap.
- Grab a glass or cup full of clean water and plunger the brush until the water runs clear. This will remove excess soap and cut down on the amount of soap scum you may find.
- Gently squeeze your brush. Squeeze don’t pull. Make sure to handle the bristles with care to avoid breakage.
- Shake the brush to dry
- Allow your brush to completely dry before using it again.
Deep cleaning: Soap scum and hard water build-up over time.
- Grab a clean glass/cup and soak your brush in a 50/50 mixture of water and vinegar
- Leave your brush in the mixture for 1-5 minutes.
- This soak will remove most deposits and scum.
- Squeeze the excess water out of the brush. DO NOT pull the bristles. Simply squeeze the knot, do not pull the bristles.
- Continuing drying your brush by storing it on a clean towel.
- Keep the brush in the open-air – DO NOT store a damp brush.
It is essential to take care of shaving brushes to make sure you’re using clean tools on your face. Happy Shaving Everyone!