BEAUTY TIPS

8 Natural Remedies for Make-up Removal


Did you know that making your own natural makeup remover is one of the easiest beauty hacks you can make. You can search your kitchen cabinets or grocery aisle without breaking your savings in the process.

What more, these food makes your sensitive skin happy. Below are a few common oils and food, that you can use as make-up removers as well.

1. Avocado

What you need is just fresh avocado and a q-tip to make the makeup removing happen. The vitamins A, D, E and omega-3 fatty acids, found in avocado oil can also serve as a moisturizing eye cream.

How to:
Gently swab the avocado and pick up up the nourishing oils. You do not need to take out any chunks.

2. Coconut Oil

Coconut oil is a natural ingredient which your skin absorbs. It contains low molecular weight and beneficial fatty acids, which helps in repairing your skin.

Coconut oil is the best natural make-up removal option. This is particularly useful for waterproof and heavy make-up.

3. Cucumber Slices

Cucumber slices are great for removing make-up the natural way. This is because cucumbers have anti-inflammatory properties, which help soothe acne-prone skin or irritated skin.

How to:
Just take one cucumber and blend into a paste. Then use it as a cleanser on your face. If you have a tough makeup to remove, you can add a little bit of olive oil or milk to the mixture.

4. Honey

Honey when mixed with baking soda, becomes a powerful, but gentle on the skin makeup remover.

How to:
Add baking soda to raw honey and a few drops of your favorite oil. Then whip into a paste. Apply using a warm washcloth and use as a natural makeup remover and cleanser.

5. Jojoba Oil

Jojoba oil helps remove the impurities and make-up. Also, it soothes and protects your skin.

How to:
You can pair Jojoba oil with almond oil to remove makeup from the sensitive areas of your eyes.

6. Milk

Milk is known not only for its health benefits, but for being a useful ingredient for your skin. The protein and essential fats found in whole milk allow your skin to retain moisture and repair damaged cells. Milk contains strong bleaching properties and is a natural ingredient for skin lightening.

How to:
Soak your cotton pads in a bowl of milk. Then use them to remove your make-up.

If you have oily skin, you can use a face wash, followed by a night cream after washing off the milk.

7. Olive Oil

You can use hydrating olive oil to remove impurities and makeup. This is also perfect for dry or sensitive skin.

How to:
The makeup remover will comprise mostly of olive oil. The measurement of each will vary based on how much you want to make. Add a few drops of rose water or regular water. Stir and store in a bottle.

8. Yogurt

Yogurt is a kitchen staple that is great for your skin because of the number of different purposes it serves. Using yogurt on your skin can help in relieving sunburn and to moisturize it.

How to:
Take a clean cotton round and dip into a plain yogurt. Rub it all over your face, using a circular motion. Then rinse off with cool water.