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How to clean old makeup containers

I always do this so I can reuse old makeup containers instead of throwing them away!

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Gather your supplies!

Gather your supplies!

If your makeup isn't already cracked, you will need to crush it.

If your makeup isn't already cracked, you will need to crush it.

Dump it into your garbage bag or container.

Dump it into your garbage bag or container.

Pour in some rubbing alcohol.

Pour in some rubbing alcohol.

Swirl around the paper towel to remove most of the residue.

Swirl around the paper towel to remove most of the residue.

Do the same thing on the top of the container.

Do the same thing on the top of the container.

Poor in a bit more rubbing alcohol.

Poor in a bit more rubbing alcohol.

Use the cotton swab to remove the rest of the residue and get the corners.

Use the cotton swab to remove the rest of the residue and get the corners.

Do the same thing on the top of the container.

Do the same thing on the top of the container.

We're not done yet! We still need to remove the label!

We're not done yet! We still need to remove the label!

To remove the label scratch the label off on a hard surface.

To remove the label scratch the label off on a hard surface.

And now it's gone!

And now it's gone!

Now we have a clean new container ready to be filled with something else!

Now we have a clean new container ready to be filled with something else!

Good luck! 🍀

  • Rubbing alcohol
  • Paper towels
  • Cotton swabs
  • Garbage bag/container