By InStyle Staff
Updated Apr 22, 2015 @ 3:15 pm
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The following is from the post, "How to Clean Makeup Brushes," which originally appeared on PureWow.

We don't usually like to get all serious on you (we just discussed how to build a pillow fort, for heaven's sake). But sometimes we just need to break out our soapbox.

Ladies, you need to start cleaning your makeup brushes. Seriously.

First things first, set a calendar reminder for every Sunday (it's a good cleaning day). Then, gather all of your daily brushes and get sudsy. Watch the video below for the full how-to.