The Right Way To Clean Your Hairbrush

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When it comes to your hair-care routine, we’re pretty sure washing your brushes isn’t the first thing on your to-do list–tsk tsk. The thought of oil, product and dirt building up on our brushes and being transferred back into our freshly washed hair has inspired us to do some major spring cleaning. Here, learn how to get your hairbrush seriously clean in 4 simple steps.

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Mason Pearson Pocket All Boar Bristle Hairbrush

$120

Amazon

Agave Natural Bamboo Paddle Brush

$25

Amazon

Moroccanoil Ceramic Barrel Bristle Round Brush

$52

Amazon

Philip B Hairbrush Cleaner

$15

Amazon

Step 1: Remove Hair

Use a brush-cleaning tool or a wide-tooth comb to rake through the bristles and remove hair buildup.

Original Detox Shampoo

$31

Original & Mineral

Step 2: Soak

Fill your sink with warm water and a few drops of clarifying shampoo to make a sudsy bubble bath for your brushes.

Sleepover Toothbrush

$16

Sephora

Step 3: Scrub

Swirl your brush around in the soapy water and use a toothbrush to scrub in between the bristles. Rinse and repeat if needed.

Blast: Ceramic Ionic Blow Dryer

$80

Sephora

Step 4: Dry

Lay the brush facedown on a towel overnight to dry or use a blow-dryer.