How To Get Squeaky Clean Makeup Brushes With The Daiso Detergent For Puff And Sponge!

Makeup brushes harbor plenty of bacteria from product residue, skin oils, dust, and old, oxidized colors. Imagine all that bacteria vacationing in the deep, dark ravines of the bristles, waiting to contaminate your skin!

It is therefore a good habit to deep clean your brushes at least once a week. I deep clean my brushes every weekend, which is considered normal for brushes used on your own skin.

I have professed my newfound adoration for the Daiso Detergent for Puff and Sponge in the previous article. Let’s continue with how exactly to get your makeup brushes from dirty to spotless in mere minutes!

Here are the steps for washing your gunk-filled makeup brushes with the Daiso Detergent!

You’ll need:


My Best Friend, The Best Makeup Brush Cleanser: Daiso Detergent For Puff and Sponge Review

(Sorry I just had to use Japanese-looking fonts to bring out the Japanese-ness of this product – meaning EXCELLENCE. =D)

This must be one of the things I’m most grateful for discovering in my life!

The Daiso Detergent for Puff and Sponge has drastically reduced my makeup brushes washing time from 60 mins to just 20 mins. My Sigma F80 Flat Top Kabuki Brush took up about 2/3 out of that hour because it is an incredibly difficult to wash brush with its incredible dense synthetic bristles.

The MAC Brush Cleanser did nothing to return my Sigma F80’s bristle tips to their original white color.

I will write a post soon, solely on how the Daiso Detergent pulled me out of my dirty-F80-brush depression (LOL!) within 5 seconds of using it.


Honestly I wouldn’t have given this bottle a second look if not for the increasing number of positive reviews about this amazing brush cleanser. It looks so… random. HAHA.

Nobody can be blamed for assuming that this bottle with the word ‘Detergent’ is for clothing stain removal rather than for ‘puff and sponge’ (printed so small!), and certainly not for makeup brushes for that matter.

I can’t read the Japanese words on the bottle, but when translated, claim (sourced from many websites):

– Disinfecting and Fragrance-free and contains no pigment.
– Removes remaining foundation quickly.
– Keeps your makeup tools clean.
– Safe cleaner mostly composed of detergent kind to the skin and sponges.