Good morning my loves,
I thought I'd do a review on a product that I really want to share with you all. 1 - Because it's so cheap and works wonders and 2 - Because I haven't heard much of a buzz about it within the beauty community, and I think it deserves it! Product in question? Elf's Daily Brush Cleaner.
I'm a bit lazy when it comes to cleaning my brushes, I know that's pretty gross. But the whole shampoo and sink routine becomes a bit of a chore. I used to own the MAC Brush Cleanser, which I loved because it meant I could just clean my brush effectively and quickly after each use.
The first thing I noticed (and loved) about the Elf Daily Brush Cleaner is the packaging. It comes in a very sleek black, transparent bottle with it's own spray top! That was an issue I had with the MAC Brush Cleanser... it didn't have a spray top, so I had to dispense it into my own spray bottle. I think by having a spray you can save yourself from wasting product, and it distributes it over the brush well.
So how well does it work? Well, here is a dirty brush with about a weeks worth of blush. I thought I'd use a duo fibre brush to show you as the white bristles tend to stain so easily. I'm looking at you MAC 187!
After about 2-3 spritzes of the Elf Daily Brush Cleaner and a wipe on a towel, this is the result. Almost as good as new I would say! It dries basically straight away which is handy if you want to clean an eyeshadow brush because your blending brush is getting a bit grubby, you can clean it and then continue straight away.
The MAC version deifnitely smells a lot better, I think (although it is quite chemical), the Elf one doesn't really have a scent and I think it works exactly the same. I don't think either of them are better than the other. However, the Elf one is obviously much cheaper. This is how the figures work out...
Elf Daily Brush Cleaner - £3.50 for 250ml
That's £1.40 per 100ml.
MAC Brush Cleanser - £8.50 for 233ml
That's £3.64 per 100ml.
I think the maths there is correct! Haha. As you can see, you get more product for Elf from less than half the price. I really recommend the Elf version over the MAC. Elf also do a brush shampoo that I'd like to try :)
Have you tried this product?