We all take hours to apply make up but as far as makeup removing is concerned we take it as a huge task. Sometimes we sleep with makeup on our face. These bad habits ruin our skin in the long run as makeup products are fully made of chemicals. So let us have a look into some natural homemade makeup removers that will not only gently remove make up but will also make skin soft and smooth.
1. Cucumber And Yogurt Mix:
Grate a medium sized cucumber and squeeze out the juice. Mix equal portion of yogurt to make a runny paste. Use this paste to remove make up. This mix will not only remove make up but will also make skin soft and supple.
2 Milk For Sensitive Skin:
For sensitive skin milk is considered as one of the best cure. Milk can also be used to remove make up. Dip a cotton ball in cold milk and gently remove make up with it. Skin will feel refreshed and soft.
3. Jojoba Oil And Water:
Mix 1 tablespoon of jojoba oil with 2 tablespoons of water. This mixture can be used to remove make up from eyes. Jojoba oil also helps in promoting thicker lashes. This mixture is extremely safe for eyes.
4. Yoghurt As A Cleanser:
Yogurt not only removes sun burn and pigmentation from skin, it also helps in cleansing face. Dip a cotton ball in yogurt and gently remove make up. Rinse if off with cool water.
5. Baby Oil:
Baby oil is extremely safe when it comes to eye makeup removal. As we have to protect our eyes from the harmful chemicals present in cosmetic makeup removers, baby oil is very safe. Dip a cotton ball in any baby oil and gently remove eye make up.
6. Cucumber And Olive Oil And Milk As A Remover:
Grate a medium sized cucumber and add equal portions of milk or olive oil to it. This mix can be use to remove dark lipstick. Dip a cotton ball into this mixture and gently rub on the lips in a circular motion. Cucumber will lighten lips . This can be use to remove full make up as well. Rinse face later with a mild face wash.
7. Petroleum Jelly As A Remover:
We know it is hard to remove water proof make up specially mascara.Take some petroleum jelly and gently rub on the lashes or this can also be used to remove matte lipsticks. This is very safe and keeps skin safe.
8. Rose Water For Skin Softness:
Use rose water to remove makeup, dip a cotton ball in rose water an gently remove makeup. Apart from make up removal rose water can be applied daily on face as it will give your skin a glow and will make skin soft.
9.Coconut And Olive Oil As A Remover:
If your skin is dry, it is advised to use an oil based cleanser. Take equal quantities of coconut oil and olive oil . Dip a cotton ball in the oil mix and gently remove makeup. This mix will not only remove makeup but will also remove impurities from skin as well without making it dry.
10. Cucumber Juice As A Remover:
As cucumber has 96% water, it helps in keeping skin hydrated. Grate a cucumber and squeeze out the juice. You can store this juice in a spray bottle but this should not be kept for more than 2 days. Spray the juice on face and use a cotton ball or tissue to wipe out make up. This also acts as a toner.
11. Over Ripe Banana Benefits:
Overly ripe banana should not be thrown. Mash the banana and apply the pulp on a face. Let it remain on face for 5 minutes, then remove it gently with a tissue paper soaked in warm water. This not only removes makeup but it also makes skin baby soft.
All these homemade makeup removers are safe for but still a patch test is advised to rule out any possibility of skin allergy.