6 Amazing Natural Makeup Removers

Everything is not perfect but thank God, makeup exists. And so do natural make up removers.

To look perfect is the dream of every woman. That is why makeup is women’s best ally. It helps them to look flawless and enhance their features. Though wearing it every now and then is customary, removing it easily is a real struggle. All those waterproof chemicals make makeup removal a tough task.

To increase the agony, there are chemically treated makeup removers. They cost a hefty amount and also treat your skin harshly. However, for your relief, there are plenty of natural make up removers that are inexpensive yet nourish your skin while removing the makeup.

We have sorted out the most potent and effective ones for you. Read on to know how Natural Makeup removers are far better than your expensive, pocket-pinching, chemical-containing and harsh makeup removers.

Natural Make up removers


1. Coconut Oil

If there is real panacea on the earth, it is coconut oil.  It makes your hair soft, lets your skin glow, helps you shed weight, reduces the inches, improves the skin texture, protects you from sunburn and does whatever you can ever think of.  The last but not the least, an important use of coconut oil is to remove your makeup.

If you struggle hard to remove your waterproof eyeliner or mascara then coconut oil might help you a lot.  Just a little dab of it will do wonders.  As it is high in fatty acids, it easily dissolves the oil-based makeup and removes it completely.  All thanks go to the low molecular weight that makes it penetrate the skin deeply. The best part is that it is entirely safe and leaves your skin nourished and supple.

How to use it

This is basically oil –cleansing method. To use it, all you need to do is take a cotton ball and dip it in little lukewarm coconut oil. You can also apply it directly on the face but make sure that you heat up the oil between your palms.  Make sure that the coconut oil that you are using as a makeup remover is extra virgin, organic and cold compressed. Never forget to cleanse the face after using coconut oil as it may clog your pores in case you left it all over the night.

Why we love it

It is inexpensive, easily available and makes your skin soft and supple. What else do you want?

2. Milk

Milk is wholesome food. A glass of milk is what you need to call as healthy.  Just as it is a wholesome food, using milk on the skin is also a great way to nourish it. Since ages, milk baths are popular and known to retain the natural moisture of the skin.   Milk has a high protein and fat content and keeps your skin well-hydrated throughout the day.  When applied on the face, it may help you to get rid of that stressful acne or eczema.

How to use it

Just dip a cotton ball in cold milk and clean your face with it. You can leave it on your face as it will hydrate your skin and let it breathe out more. If you are using water-proof makeup then add a few drops of almond oil to it and then use it.  In this case, it is suggested to clean your face after some time.

Why we love it

The way it smoothes out your skin. Even if you are not using it to remove makeup, it is a great way to cool down your skin in the summers. Just dip cotton in cold milk and apply it over the face. Let it dry and then rub it off. It exfoliates the skin well and brings on the hidden sheen.  Need not to mention, it is always available in the pantry.

3. Aloe Vera

Oh, lovely Aloe Vera! Well, we all know what wonders aloe-vera can do on our skin.  From giving you relief from acne to nourishing the skin, it does it all. If you are facing the wrath of sunburn then aloe-vera is your only solace. Just as it helps you out to make your skin healthy, it is also an awesome natural makeup remover. It diligently removes the impurities and makeup particles from the skin and makes it pristine.

How to use it

To use aloe-vera as a makeup remover, all you need to do is to take a small amount of aloe-vera gel and mix a few drops of raw honey in it. To enhance its viability, you can also add a few drops of oil such as coconut or almond oil. Mix it well and it’s all set to do the wonders.  Don’t forget to rinse with cold water at the end. If you are using fresh aloe-vera gel then it is the best.

Why we love it

Its cooling effect on the skin is commendable. It leaves the skin supple and well-nourished.

4. Witch hazel

An easy-to-source natural astringent, Witch Hazel is also a great help in removing the makeup. If you have very oily skin and don’t want to use any oil-based natural makeup removers, then Witch Hazel is your best pal.  It will cleanse your face without leaving an oily film over it. However, make sure that you pick only 100% alcohol-free witch hazel as it will not dry out your skin. It has great astringent properties that cleanse your skin deeply and bring its inner glow.

How to use it

To make this natural makeup remover, take three tablespoons of alcohol-free witch hazel and add some aloe vera gel in it. You can also add some nourishing oil like olive oil to it.  Mix them well and take a small amount of the mixture over a cotton ball and gently wipe your face.  After removing all the makeup, give your face a final rinse with plain water.

Why we love it

It is pure bliss for a person who doesn’t want to use 100% oil on their face. It gives a matte effect on the skin and is a great product to make travel-friendly wipes.

5. Cucumber

So you love eating cucumber. Well, eating cucumber keeps you and your skin well-hydrated and keeps weight in control.  Its soothing effect on the skin is something to die for.  Just like it makes your skin glow, it also removes makeup gently.  It is one of the best ingredients that can help sensitive skinned people. Its anti-inflammatory properties heal the most tattered skin as well.

How to use it

Just take a few slices of cucumber and put them in a mixer jar and make it into a paste. Voila! It’s all set to make the wonders.  To increase its efficacy, you can add honey in it. If you are using it to remove waterproof makeup then add some carrier oil in it.

Why we love it

It is easily available, leaves the skin nourished, and heals it at the core. Isn’t all this enough to fall in love with cucumber?

6. Baking Soda and Honey

Baking soda is one product that does wonders in the kitchen as well on our face. As it is easily available and very inexpensive, one can use it as a makeup remover whenever they want. The combination of baking soda and honey makes a great face cleanser that removes all sorts of makeup.

How to use it 

Take a pinch of baking soda and add a few drops of raw honey. Mix it well and your magical cleanser is ready. Make sure that you don’t rub it very harshly on the face. A gentle stroke is enough to suffice the purpose.

Why we love it

It is always there in the kitchen.

So, try all these natural makeup removers and save a lot of money! These are safe, easily available and nourish the skin while removing your makeup. Your life would become a total bliss!


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Sagar Papneja

For me, health is about sustainable living and consuming environmentally conscious food; I am a vegan.

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