A Pool Noodle Can Help to Dry Your Makeup Brushes Perfectly

Use your noodle.

A pool noodle is undoubtedly one of the best ways to enjoy the water in summer. Had enough of doing laps? Prop a pool noodle underneath you and you can literally float the day away. What did we ever do without them? And just in case you thought that they were only useful in the warmer months, think again, because this simple floating device can also be used to dry your makeup brushes without ruining the bristles. Weird, but true!

Use Your Noodle

We all know that we’re meant to be cleaning our makeup brushes regularly to avoid the spread of nasty bacteria. If you don’t, you could end up with breakouts and infections rather than a hot facebeat. Cleaning the brushes is one thing, but it isn’t always easy to dry them without having the bristles dry flat. But this is all about to change.

Wondering how *on earth* a pool noodle could up your beauty game? Last week, one beauty junkie posted an image to Facebook showing how she had cut slits in a pool noodle to stick her makeup brushes in so that they dry without the bristles becoming bent and misshapen.

This is next-level genius. Since she posted the pic it has been shared over 13k times and has been getting loads of attention on Reddit’s MakeupAddiction board as well. The response has been immense, with one commenter even claiming that ‘this girl is living in 3019.’ Honestly, we couldn’t agree more.

While you could use this method, coupled with plenty of patience, to dry your brushes, it might take a while for your tools to be dry enough to use. Speed up the process by putting a heater on in the room, or putting a fan on a low setting and pointing it in the direction of your brushes. Now you have no excuse not to keep your beauty routine clean.

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This pack of five pool noodles is made in SA and produced using 70% recycled materials. This helps to sustain the planet while you stay cool in the pool (or give your makeup brushes a much-needed clean!)

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