Makeup artist Nancy Crossley founded BeautySoClean to uphold the hygienic standards of the professional makeup industry. That's because cross-contamination happens quite easily whether you're a makeup artist or just using your own products at home. Bacteria and viruses can be passed from skin (hands and face) to your brushes and then onto cosmetic products, then [...]
Keeping your makeup brushes clean and in excellent condition helps them last longer and, more importantly, avoids cross-contamination. A professional-grade cleaner sanitizes brushes and dries fast when you're on the job, and washing them with soap or shampoo and water gives bristles the thorough cleaning they need in between gigs or clients. Using both methods [...]
Professional makeup artists use a variety of products and tools, whether for makeup application or for maintaining a clean and organized kit. There are many must-haves for the pro, and you've no doubt come across them on the Alcone Company website but may have passed them by, unaware of how handy they are at home too.