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Reviving dried brushes

We all try to avoid it but if it does happen, instead of throwing away the brush, there are a few tips and tricks out there to bring them back to life. Some of our forum members shared their favorite tips with us, one being the use of pure olive soap or boiling them in vinegar. Thank you to our forum members @timothy.frye and @jetaylor!

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Source: Julia Wagner (photos)

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