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JAPONESQUE Makeup Brush Cleanser
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JAPONESQUE Makeup Brush Cleanser

BY JAPONESQUE #14 in Makeup Tool Cleaners

4.3 out of 5 stars
  • 5 Stars55%
  • 4 Stars27%
  • 3 Stars14%
  • 2 Stars2%
  • 1 Star2%
4.31 / 5 based on 140 Reviews

Product Description

Makeup Brush Cleanser - The Japonesque Makeup Brush Cleanser is the preferred cleaning solution for gently cleaning, conditioning and disinfecting fine brush hair. This environmentally safe cleaner dissolves all types of makeup products including powder, liquids, wax based and adhesive. - Makeup Brush Cleanser see more...

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  • Do you feel that this cleanser does a thorough job of getting your ...2 Answers
  • Is this cleanser better than the solid one? 2 Answers
  • I have used the Elf one before and was not happy with it. so my que...3 Answers
JAPONESQUE Makeup Brush Cleanser
JAPONESQUE Makeup Brush Cleanser
Reviews (140)
Q&A (5)
Media (13)
Joan A.
Joan A.
335 reviews
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Wellness Guru Expert
Level 3
WORKS WONDERS! I bought randomly at Ulta when they had it on sale for buy one get one free. It does not disappoint let me tell you. A couple sprays on the brush, rub it on a terry cloth or paper towel, and BAM it's CLEAN! I love this! I use it every day on my brushes and at the very end of the week I do a full deep cleaning on my brushes. It takes off all gunkiness from my dip brows and gel liner. Takes off all traces of lipstick from my lipstick brushes too. I tell all my girlfriends about this product and do so recommend this gem.
Marlena T.
Marlena T.
Oxford, MA
62 reviews
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Wellness Guru Expert
Level 1
I got a small size of this in the Rose Water scent. I agree with the reviewer who said that the product does not take the place of a good soap and water wash ( for which I use solid brush cleaners), however this product is excellent for use in between washes. I have sensitive skin / rosacea, and there are many things that may trigger a flare up ( including dirt and bacteria)-- so for that reason I like to keep my brushes very clean, it is also great if you need to switch colors quickly and need to get excess product off your brush. All in all this is a good product and affordable if you can get it on sale ( ULTA often has BOGO 50% on Japonesque).
Veronica B.
Veronica B.
66 reviews
This is a really nice brush cleanser. It's easy to use and has a fresh scent. I would definitely recommend trying their bar cleanser first but if you prefer a spray this one is nice. :) It gets moderately sudsy and leaves my brushes feeling soft. I feel like I go through this product really fast because of how often I am cleaning my brushes, but it's still one of my faves. I'd recommend it to someone looking for a nice spray cleanser for their brushes.
Amy F.
Amy F.
Flushing, MI
169 reviews
This is my absolute favorite makeup brush cleaner! It has a interesting formula. It's oily but not...if that makes sense. It is oily in that it will clean even the most long wear makeup but it doesn't leave a greasy residue. It is also super gentle, so it doesn't rough up your brush bristles. I love it so much. The original, has a slight citrus scent which is pleasant. It also comes in a rose water fragrance as well.
Kristy H.
Kristy H.
186 reviews
BEST BRUSH CLEANER EVER! You dont get alot for your money but a little goes a long way! It is a deep clean for your brushes and removes the toughest foundations. The scent is so wonderful, not overpowering or anything. I wish they would sell this in a larger container but this is AMAZING. Im probably on my 5-6 bottle and will continue to repurchase.
Devin A.
Devin A.
Eclectic, AL
16 reviews
A great but for those who hate washing their brushes once a week. I use this when I feel like cleaning my brushes in between washes. It keeps you from having to wash your brushes every week and cleans them and dries fast. This was one of the better impulse buys (because it was but one get one free at Ulta) that I have done. To me a must for repurchase.
Heather W.
Heather W.
AMSTERDAM, NY
123 reviews
This brush cleaner works great on all powder brushes! Smells good and is super easy to use! MY only negative is I find it is not the best to clean with foundation/liquid products because it does not deep clean. But great for in between clients or quick brush color changes.
Allison M.
Allison M.
38 reviews
Lifesaver for my poor makeup brushes. I have a foundation brush that I haven't cleaned since I first got it, and it only took a few spritzes of this cleanser to completely clean it out. Word to the wise, the scent is ridiculously strong. Like, some of my brushes still smell like citrus. It doesn't really seem to go away.
Jess D.
Jess D.
Pittstown, NJ
3 reviews
Love it! Cleans all my brushes perfectly. I've been using this brand exclusively for well over a year now. It isn't too pricey for what you get and you don't need a ton to clean your brushes.
I have this on hand at all times.
Patricia P.
Patricia P.
Union, NJ
23 reviews
Not the greatest brush cleanser in the world but also not bad. It's good for sanitizing but personally I prefer to use baby shampoo or zote as a deep brush cleaner because they're much cheaper and it gets out the stains from my brushes.
Renee B.
Renee B.
15 reviews
I have used the Elf one before and was not happy with it. so my question is does this smell nice and dry fast?
Amanda C.
Amanda C.
Trenton, NJ
11 reviews
Do you feel that this cleanser does a thorough job of getting your brushes clean?
Annie G.
Annie G.
Downers Grove, IL
30 reviews
Is this cleanser better than the solid one?
Sammie S.
Sammie S.
Goleta, CA
21 reviews
Does this leave a residue on your skin after you've cleaned your brushes with it?
Anya J.
Anya J.
Lincoln, NE
77 reviews
I've been looking at different brush cleansers, and this one has caught my eye a few times. How fast does it dry?

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