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Ahimsa Naturals Brush Cleaner Review

Ahimsa Naturals Brush Cleaner Review

Many of us know the importance of washing our makeup brushes. For those who do not, you’re about to learn. Keeping your brushes clean not only helps your makeup go on smoother, but it helps your brushes last longer and can help promote healthier skin. Did you know that your brushes transfer bacteria from your face to your products and back again? This can lead to unnecessary blemishes. Washing your makeup brushes each week should be a part of your beauty routine if it is not already.

Recently, I received the Ahimsa Naturals Brush Cleaner from Kind Beauty Collective. Kind Beauty Collective is a new online store that sells only cruelty free and vegan items. The founder, Alexis, is a makeup artist by trade. This means that all of the products carried by Kind Beauty Collective are not just cruelty free and vegan, but also high quality as well. I was really excited to try out this brush cleaner. When a Alexis, a professional makeup said that this brush cleaner was amazing, I knew that my brushes were in for a treat on their next washing!

Claims: “Wash multiple brushes at one time. Promotes longer life span and shedding of brushes. Ahimsa Naturals brush cleaner was born with the intention of keeping your makeup brushes clean and in beautiful condition without the use of harsh detergents, toxic chemicals or animal derived ingredients. Natural ingredients gently cleanse, moisturize and disinfect makeup brushes.”

Continue reading to find out more about the Ahimsa Naturals Brush Cleaner!

Ahimsa Naturals Brush Cleaner Review

Ingredients: No specific ingredient listing is available online or on the packaging.

Pros:  Works very well. Effectively and quickly washed my brushes. Left my brushes feeling soft. Naturally anti-bacterial and anti-microbial. Sulfate free. Made in the United States. Cruelty free brand. Vegan formula.

Cons: No ingredient listing on the packaging or online. This could be problematic for those with sensitive skin, those with allergies to some natural ingredients or those interested in knowing all of the ingredients of each product they use.

The Verdict: I really liked this brush cleaner a lot. It worked really well! For a long time, I have used a bar of Dr. Bronners to clean my makeup brushes. This is the first traditional brush cleanser that I have used. I was really impressed with how quickly it thoroughly cleaned my brushes. Even hard to clean brushes, such as my foundation and concealer brush, were easy to clean with the Ahimsa Naturals brush cleaner. I wish they published the ingredient list online and that it was also on the packaging. Ahimsa Naturals is cruelty free and this product is vegan, but I would love to know exactly what is in it.

Overall, I really liked this product. I have been using it on my brushes for a while and love how soft and clean it makes them feel. If you are looking to try a new brush cleaner, this is a great one to check out!

You can stay up to date with Ahimsa Naturals on Instagram. Stay up to date with Kind Beauty Collective on Pinterest, Instagram, and Twitter. All items carried by Kind Beauty Collective are both cruelty free and vegan.

Editor’s Note: The product(s) featured in this post were provided by a representative of the company named in this post for editorial consideration. Please note that all reviews are 100% honest and a product would not receive a favorable review unless it provided favorable results.

Photos by Justin M.G. Mendez

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  • Reply Gina G. Wednesday - July 27, 2016 at 1:03 pm

    ok so I got all exited about this product and now i can not find where to buy it…. any idea for where can we get it now or any alternatives?

  • Reply Shafali Wednesday - November 11, 2015 at 10:25 am

    Have you tried cleaning a Beauty Blender with this? Does it work? xx

    • Reply Tashina Combs Saturday - November 14, 2015 at 10:00 pm

      I have! I wouldn’t suggest it. At first it worked great, but then it pulled the dye from my beautyblender and it actually started to lose shape as a result of using this cleanser.

  • Reply jodi - a brash attitude Friday - April 10, 2015 at 11:19 am

    I just got this in my very first Kind Beauty Collective order! I plan to try it out over the weekend. I really do wish that they had the ingredients listed since I have such sensitive skin, I’m going to do have to do a skin patch test on my wrist tonight to see if it will be safe for me to use.

    • Reply Tashina Combs Friday - April 10, 2015 at 3:28 pm

      I hope it works out well for you!

  • Reply Christina Wednesday - March 4, 2015 at 1:46 pm

    It is odd that they don’t list the ingredients. Especially since vegans are obsessed with ingredients. I am intrigued though!


    • Reply Tashina Combs Sunday - March 22, 2015 at 3:20 pm

      I agree! I really wish they listed them! But, I trust Kind Beauty Collective. Their standards are very high! This cleaner is amazing. Each time I wash my brushes I am shocked at how fast it washes them and how clean they get.

  • Reply livebeautifullysimple Friday - February 27, 2015 at 12:53 pm

    This is so great never realized that a natural brush cleaner would be so beneficial! Lovely blog xoxo Maddy from

  • Reply Miranda Larson Wednesday - February 25, 2015 at 11:01 pm

    I know you’ve made a few posts about this in the past, but do you have any favorite vegan brush recommendations to go along with this brush cleaner?

    • Reply Tashina Combs Thursday - February 26, 2015 at 6:48 pm

      E.L.F. Studio brushes are vegan (and they are making the essentials line vegan too!). EcoTools, Modern Minerals, and Furless are all other great options. 🙂

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