Live Bee Brush Cleaning Pad // Does it work?



There're quite a few brush cleansing tools out there now. Ever since Sigma launched their Brush SPA Glove, so many "dupes" all came out quickly.

If you've watched my YouTube videos for a while, you probably have seen me talking about a super cheap 'dupe' glove I bought on AliExpress (shown in picture below). Just type in "silicone oven glove" on either Ebay or Aliexpress, and you'll find tons are under $10 with free shipping!

But lately I got sent this cute little pink brush cleaning pad from Live Bee*. It has two different patterns on the cleaning pad (little bumps in the middle, deeper larger patterns all around it). It also has suction cups at the back of this cleaning pad to suck onto your sink bowl or any flat surface.

Here are the comparison photos of the 'dupe' cleansing glove I had for a while on the left, and the Live Bee brush cleaning pad on the right.


First when I saw the deeper larger patterns around the outer would be great for cleaning tough brushes such as foundation brush, and the middle would be perfect for smaller eye makeup brushes. I tested it out with all the brushes I wash on a regular basis to test it out completely. 

I sucked this pad onto a little plate as I would be able to move it around and therefore rinse the brush and pad better, instead of sucking it onto the sink bowl, which I don't think is the most hygienic thing ever (especially if I was washing the makeup brushes in my freelance kit for clients).

Most of the brushes got cleaned on this bad boy so easy, although I found my hands still have to touch water when squeezing the water out of the brushes at the end. Which the brush glove I normally use wouldn't have this problem. Although your hands still wouldn't get sore like if you were washing brushes on your palm the whole time. 

When it comes to my thick, super compact foundation brushes, something I didn't expect happened. The brush pad started to slide around on the plate just a little bit (as the picture shown below). I still got to clean the brushes but the process was annoying while a brush pad just kept moving around as there's water between the brush pad and plate.


This brush pad from Live Bee still works for sure, and it was a good thought to have suction cups underneath a brush cleaning pad to be able to suck onto surfaces. Although more thoughts still need to add to this. 

I still way prefer my cheap silicone glove that I bought from AliExpress to clean my brushes. As my hands don't have to touch water the whole time, you have more control swirling the brushes, and the glove makes squeezing water out of brushes so much easier. Not mention it's still a cheaper solution!

Here is a video that I made a while ago how to clean makeup brushes, if you guys still haven't found the best way to clean and dry your brushes.



Have you guys tried any brush cleaning tools? And which ones are your favourites? Let me know! xx


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13 comments :

  1. I just use my hands, but the glove really does look good!

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    1. I do a lot of freelance makeup on clients now, if I wash all brushes with my hands they would be so sore ever time haha. I used to hate washing brushes with bare hands

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  2. Hey Bonnie. Could you start listing where you got your jewelry, clothing, etc. You wear the cutest things and I would love to know where you got them. Thanks.

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    1. Thanks for the suggestion, I'll try remember to put "What I'm wearing" section in all my new videos coming up! :)

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  3. The brush pad looks really cute! I just use my rubber dishwashing gloves.
    xx Kat @ Katness

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    1. They're not bad too, but try get a silicone oven mitt next time, the patterns on them are amazing! And they're super cheap too ;)

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  4. I was looking for something just like that! Something I can stick in a bowl and isn't too big. Need to get one when I settle down in Cali!

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    1. That's awesome you found something you were looking for from me Ash :)

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  5. I didn't even realise this kind of product existed! Sounds intriguing!

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    1. Haha you don't know what you're missing out! They make washing brushes so much easier and save a lot of time too!

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  6. I'd never heard of these before but they sound like a great idea and would make cleaning brushes much faster. Might have to give the glove a go, sounds easier to use than the pad.

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  8. Great blog, love it! :)

    Nikoleta, xoxo

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