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How to clean straw and sponge brushes

Clean Straw and Sponge Brushes

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Get out your dirty brushes!

Get out your dirty brushes!

First for the straw brush: take out a fine tooth comb like this one

First for the straw brush: take out a fine tooth comb like this one

Rinse the brush in warm water

Rinse the brush in warm water

Run the cb through the brush five or six times(more if the paint is dried.

Run the cb through the brush five or six times(more if the paint is dried.

Rinse the comb after (you don't want it crusted with paint right)

Rinse the comb after (you don't want it crusted with paint right)

Here's me rinsing it

Here's me rinsing it

Rub the brush back and forth on your hand. Color should be coming Out if the bristles and into your hand

Rub the brush back and forth on your hand. Color should be coming Out if the bristles and into your hand

Rinse off your hand and repeat

Rinse off your hand and repeat

Eventually after you have done this many times the color should stop appearing on your hand and the bristles will look clean

Eventually after you have done this many times the color should stop appearing on your hand and the bristles will look clean

Put it in a jar handle down to dry off (or towel it if you want to use it immediately)

Put it in a jar handle down to dry off (or towel it if you want to use it immediately)

Now for the sponge: rinse off in warm water

Now for the sponge: rinse off in warm water

Rub on your hand. Color like with the straw brush should come out.

Rub on your hand. Color like with the straw brush should come out.

Keep repeating.

Keep repeating.

Squish the brush in a fist

Squish the brush in a fist

Squish the brush with your thumb

Squish the brush with your thumb

Put it in the jar(after squishing over drain to remove most water) let it dry, or you could towel this one as well. That's all though! Each takes only about two to three minutes. Comments please!

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