How to use a sponge for cleaning up after a brush spill

Beauty sponge has become the go-to item for cleaning brushes, even though it can be quite messy.

To clean it up, you’ll need to apply a bit of water.

But what’s the best way to apply water?

It all depends on the sponge you’re using, as well as your brush and the type of product you’re trying to clean.

The sponge you use can make a big difference.


Using a sponge with a small nozzle to clean your brush 2.

Using an old-fashioned sponge with no nozzle or a sponge that’s designed to be placed on the brush itself.


Using one that’s made of soft, silky, or gel-like material.


Using something that’s a little smaller than a normal brush to clean it. 5.

Using your hands to rub the sponge against your skin.


Using just the tip of your sponge, rather than your whole arm or hand.


Using it to clean the bristles of a brush, as opposed to your face.


Using the bristled end of a sponge to clean a brush.


Using both a sponge and your hands at the same time to clean brushes.


Using another sponge to wash a brush or brush bristles.


Using any kind of product to clean up the bristling of a product.


Use your fingers or a toothbrush to apply product.


Using two or more sponge brushes or a hairbrush or hairbrush bristles together to clean bristles or brushes.


Using only one sponge to scrub away excess product.


Using small, soft, or sticky-looking items to clean hair, nails, or eyelashes.


Using some type of sponge to apply makeup.


Using other types of sponge for skin and hair removal.