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Who asked this joker20 Mar 2015 9:20 a.m. PST

A review of brush soap here. link

I highly recommend Pink Soap but would urge any painter to use whatever brush soap brand that is available to you.

Tacitus20 Mar 2015 9:35 a.m. PST

Yup, I swear by brush soap. I use The Master's Brush cleaner; it comes in a tan colored plastic container. Pink soap is good, too.

45thdiv20 Mar 2015 10:06 a.m. PST

I keep meaning to get some soup. in a pinch I will use liquid dish soap. Dawn is good and gentle.

Matthew

Colonel Bogey20 Mar 2015 10:38 a.m. PST

I've heard that "dish soap" (assuming that we're talking a detergent here) is not a good thing, and is actually bad for real hair brush bristles.
Presumably not an issue for artificial hairs.
I'm also a big advocate of The Master's Brush Cleaner since I recently discovered it.

45thdiv20 Mar 2015 10:53 a.m. PST

Not the liquid stuff you put into a machine but the hand wash dishes kind.

And I would not use it too often, the made for brush cleaners are more gentle on natural hair brushes.

Matthew

53Punisher20 Mar 2015 12:32 p.m. PST

What Tacitus said. The Master's Brush Cleaner is the best by far IMHO. I've used it for longer than I can remember and it never failed me. It even brought back some brushes I thought were long gone bristle wise.

Who asked this joker21 Mar 2015 5:19 a.m. PST

It even brought back some brushes I thought were long gone bristle wise.

I can't say that about Pink Soap yet! My very bad brushes are pretty clogged though. grin

Timmo uk21 Mar 2015 10:21 a.m. PST

Master's is excellent – I've been using it for about ten years. Buy some.

dampfpanzerwagon Fezian27 Mar 2015 2:20 a.m. PST

I have added a short review of Masters Brush Cleaner and Preserver to my Blog;

link

I hope that it helps.

Tony

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