WHY WE RATE IT: Like dry shampoo for your brushes, this game-changing, quick-drying spray is ideal for last-minute or on-the-go cleansing. There’s no need to rinse and the formula is alcohol-free, making it ideal for sensitive complexions.
WHY WE RATE IT: Ideal for frequent travellers, this clever solid cleanser makes light work of dirty brushes and sponges alike. A little goes a long way and the subtle lavender fragrance will leave your brushes feeling brand new.
Sigma Beauty Dry ‘n Shape Spa, £24
WHY WE RATE IT: This new-gen tool may look high-tech but its multi-textured core will leave even the dirtiest of brushes squeaky clean, while the drying rack will keep your tools safely in place as they dry. Trust us – you won’t look back.
WHY WE RATE IT: One of the most fool-proof brush cleaners we’ve come across, this clever glove can be taken anywhere and guarantees impressive results. Combined with a gentle shampoo, the different textures on the glove will work deep into brush bristles to banish product build-up and bacteria.
WHY WE RATE IT: A first of its kind, this patent-pending tool is one to try. Boasting a concentrated antimicrobial cleansing bar set in a unique textured layer, simply swirl your brush around the bar with a little water for a seriously deep clean. It’ll even prevent the growth of further bacteria on your bristles for up to two weeks after use.
StylPro Brush Cleaner, £39.99
WHY WE RATE IT: Believe the hype – this innovative brush cleaner-dryer hybrid really is as good as they claim. Using spin technology, it’ll leave your brushes squeaky clean and dry within just a couple of minutes. It’s also suitable for pretty much every brush type and is surprisingly compact, making it a beauty addict’s must-have.
WHY WE RATE IT: Enriched with non-irritating ingredients like cucumber and aloe, these wipes may be gentle but are tough on even the dirtiest of foundation brushes. Simply swirl your brush onto a clean wipe for 60 seconds before leaving to dry for a couple of minutes. The best bit? There’s no oily residue and they’re free from parabens and sulfates.
WHY WE RATE IT: Not one for beauty tools? This genius cleansing mist comes highly recommended. Created for make-up artists but perfect for all beauty enthusiasts, the antibacterial formula kills 99.9% of germs in just sixty seconds and is gentle enough to use on natural and synthetic fibres.