If you want to keep your skin clear and healthy, you should always remember to remove your makeup, first thing in the evening, when you arrive home from work. Moreover, you should develop your own ritual of cleaning and moisturizing your face. Instead of using store-bought products that might contain chemicals and might also be quite expensive, you could prepare your homemade makeup remover. Here are some simple yet effective recipes.

The Best Homemade Makeup Remover Recipes to Consider

a young woman placing a cotton pad on one of her eyes

1. Homemade Makeup Remover Pads

This is a simple way to create your makeup remover pads at home. The main ingredient is [easyazon_link identifier=”B00CPZPYLS” locale=”US” tag=”beautifu0f2-20″]coconut oil[/easyazon_link]. It will remove your makeup in no time. I admit that I like using this recipe because it is quick and I am a lazy person. Place some [easyazon_link identifier=”B00UXPIDH4″ locale=”US” tag=”beautifu0f2-20″]cotton pads[/easyazon_link] in a medium-sized glass jar. Use a bowl to combine [easyazon_link identifier=”B0045WGOR2″ locale=”US” tag=”beautifu0f2-20″]castile soap[/easyazon_link] with coconut oil. Pour the mixture over the cotton pads and press them down so that the combination absorbs evenly into them. Now, you can pour a small amount of distilled water in the jar, just enough to wet the pads. Finally, close the jar and shake it to distribute the liquid all over the cotton pads. Use one pad every night before going to bed.

2. Homemade Makeup Remover with Aloe Vera

Even though you can use this homemade makeup remover for all your face, it works best for your eyes are. Aloe Vera will wipe off eye lines, mascara and eye shadow in no time. Your eyes area is more sensitive than the rest of your face, so you should treat it gently. Moreover, you will feel refreshed after using this formula. Warm a small saucepan and once it gets warm enough, remove it from the stove. Pour some coconut oil into it and stir the liquid until it melts. Use a clean jar and add some Aloe Vera gel, [easyazon_link identifier=”B00VSH7LAG” locale=”US” tag=”beautifu0f2-20″]Jojoba oil[/easyazon_link], and the melted coconut oil. Mix all the ingredients in the jar and keep the jar in the fridge. When you want to use it, just scoop a little bit of it and massage your face with your fingers.

3. Eye Makeup Remover with Almond Oil

This is another eye makeup remover that works great for sensitive areas. To prepare it, you will need the following ingredients: distilled water, almond oil, and [easyazon_link identifier=”B00767LJYQ” locale=”US” tag=”beautifu0f2-20″]tear-free baby wash[/easyazon_link]. Instead of almond, you can also use other oils such as olive or coconut oils. Mix all these ingredients and store them in a glass bottle or a jar. Whenever you want to use it, just use a cotton pad to take a small amount of makeup remover and rub it gently on your face.

4. Frankincense Oil Remover Pads

For this recipe, you will need coconut oil, [easyazon_link identifier=”B00767LJYQ” locale=”US” tag=”beautifu0f2-20″]tear-free baby wash[/easyazon_link], purified water, and frankincense oil. Combine coconut oil with baby wash and purified water. Put the combination in the microwave oven until it melts and gets evenly. Let the mix cool off and then put some cotton pads in a glass jar. Pour the mix into the jar, over the pads and press them well so that they absorb the liquid. Keep the jar in a cool and dry place.

Let’s Recap

All the above homemade makeup remover recipes are a great alternative to store-bought cosmetic products that not only contain a lot of chemicals but they are also expensive. If you want to clean and moisturize your skin in a natural and effective way, you should try the above recipes.

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