Removing makeup daily is utterly necessary for keeping the skin healthy as throughout the day your skin is exposed to free radicals that breaks down healthy collagen and makes your skin age prematurely. Not removing makeup can also clog the pores and lead to acne and blemishes. So it is important, you keep your skin clear of these free radicals before heading to bed. If you carefully read the ingredients listed on a store brought makeup remover, you will surely ask yourself, would I really need all these chemicals for just to remove makeup? The truth is you don’t necessarily have to put on these chemicals on your skin to remove even the toughest waterproof makeup. Using some natural ingredients, you can remove your makeup safely without causing irritation, redness, breakouts that are often caused due to harsh ingredients store bought makeup remover usually contains.
Here are 6 makeup remover recipes made of natural ingredients easily available in your homes. They will not just help you save money but save your skin also from aging prematurely.
Homemade Makeup Removers
1. DIY Witch Hazel Makeup Remover
• 4 tablespoon witch hazel
• 2 tablespoons of extra virgin olive oil
• 2 tablespoons of pure jojoba oil
• 3 tablespoons filtered water
In a small glass jar, put witch hazel, jojoba oil and olive oil. Adding water shake the bottle well to blend. Apply using a cotton ball and wipe gently until all the makeup is removed. Shake the bottle every time before using.
The antioxidant property of witch hazel helps to combat cellular damage and its astringent properties kill the acne causing bacteria within the pores. Jojoba oil and olive oil are extremely soothing and moisturizing to the skin, stimulates collagen synthesis and saves the skin from aging prematurely.
2. Cucumber And Milk Makeup Remover
½ medium size cucumbers
Peel the skin of the cucumber and cut them to small pieces. Now grind the cumber pieces to get some cucumber juice. Add the milk to this. Your make remover is ready. Apply this to your facial skin with the help of a cotton ball. Remove your eye makeup with this cleanser. Rinse your face with cool water after the process. This simple makeup remover recipe will not only remove your makeup effectively, but will calm and sooth your skin along with brightening up your skin.
3. DIY Aloe Vera And Honey Makeup Remover
2 tbsp. fresh Aloe Gel
2 tbsp. raw honey
2 tbsp. of almond, olive or jojoba oil
In a bowl, mix Aloe Vera Gel and raw honey. Add oil and blend well in a blender to get a thick consistency. Store the cleanser in an air-tight container. Apply on your skin using cotton pad to remove all the impurities from your skin thoroughly before going to bed. Rinse your face with cool water. Store the bottle in refrigerator after use to keep this preservative-free cleanser fresh. Honey used in this recipe contains antibacterial properties that help to combat acne and the enzymes contained in honey helps to remove dead skin cells. Aloe gel containing several skin-friendly nutrients will not only act as good cleanser but will help to repair the damage caused to skin and retain moisture.
4. Rose Water And Glycerin Makeup Remover
1 cup rose water
¼ cup Aloe Vera Gel
1tsp. castile soap
To prepare this rose water makeup remover combine all the ingredients. Blend well. Store the solution in a pump bottle. Apply a little of this cleanser on your facial skin and massage your skin for 2-3 minutes to remove makeup. Rinse with lukewarm water to get fresh and clean skin. Rose water is magic potion that can cleanses, tone, hydrate, moisturize and revitalize your skin. Its anti-inflammatory property can calm irritated skin.
5. Olive Oil, Almond Oil And Coconut Oil Makeup Remover
Olive oil 2 tablespoon
Almond oil 2 tablespoon
Coconut oil 2tablespoon
Mix all the three oils together and apply few drops on your eye lid and face to remove makeup. Massage the skin for 1-2 minutes. Now soak a clean towel or wash cloth in warm water and place it over your face after wringing tightly for 1-2minutes. Wipe your face softly. This will help to steam your face this oily treat removes even the toughest makeup from eyes and face and nourishes your skin as well. This homemade makeup remover won’t clog the pores and remove your makeup like a charm.
These homemade makeup removers dissolve makeup, even waterproof mascara instantly without rubbing and scrubbing while soothing the skin.
Caution: Please use Home Remedies after Proper Research and Guidance. You accept that you are following any advice at your own risk and will properly research or consult healthcare professional.