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17 Satisfying Ways To Clean Everything In Your Makeup Bag

So fresh. So clean.

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1. Empty out your makeup bag, flip it inside out, and use makeup remover wipes to clean the inside.

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Or, if you have a cloth makeup bag, empty and flip it inside out, then stick it in the washing machine with your dark clothing.

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3. Put your lipstick in the freezer overnight to kill germs and bacteria.

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The next morning, let it come back to a room temperature before applying to your lips. See the entire tutorial here.

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12. Use alcohol and a cotton swab to disinfect all of your metal nail tools.

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Scissors, metal files, cuticle nippers, anything. Make sure to clean them regularly to avoid infection. Steer clear of sharing nail tools with others, too.

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14. Use an old toothbrush to get rid of the dust in the back of your blow dryer.

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Just make sure you pop off the grill before you start cleaning. See the full tutorial here.

15. Loosen hair stuck your brush with a pen, then go in with scissors to cut through and release the rest of the hair.

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When you're done getting all of that hair out, use some shampoo on your brush to really make it clean.

16. Grab a piece of steel wool and get all of that old gunk off of your curling iron.

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Only use steel wool without soap, though. You can do the same with a flat iron. See the complete tutorial here.

17. And lastly, know when it's time to throw away the products in your makeup bag.

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Here are more details on when to throw away everything in your makeup bag.

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