Recipe For Preparing Makeup Remover Wipes At Home

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Often, women complain that their skin itches while removing makeup after coming home. This is because the mass-marketed cosmetic makeup removers have chemical content that reacts on the existing makeup particles and results in skin irritation.

And the cotton pads that we use are hard to find, aren't they? This ultimately makes women ignore on the makeup removal process and thereby face skin issues.

However, as a solution to the above-stated problems, here are 3 recipes for preparing makeup remover wipes at home.

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These recipes require the minimum of ingredients that are easily available and can be applied on any skin type. However, we would advice you to do a skin patch test to see how the ingredients fair on your skin and if this is effective.

In case it reacts on your skin, then try another recipe. Though these 3 makeup remover wipe recipes can be prepared and stored, the fresher you use them - the better it is. It is better to prepare these in small quantities and use them for desirable results.

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Recipe 1: Coconut Oil With Baby Wash Makeup Remover Wipes

Ingredients you need:

  • A glass jar
  • Cotton tissue
  • 2 tablespoons of coconut oil
  • 5 tablespoons of baby wash
  • Tea tree oil (optional)
  • 2 small cups of water
  • Cotton pads

Process:

  1. Take the clean glass jar and put in all the cotton pads inside in a stack.
  2. Now in a bowl, pour the water, coconut oil and baby wash, one after the other. Mix them well, so that it becomes an opaque white-coloured makeup remover.
  3. Once the coconut oil with baby wash makeup remover is ready, pour it into the jar, so that all the cotton pads are well dipped. Close the lid of the jar and shake. Your makeup removal wet wipes are ready for use now.
  4. Coming to tea tree oil, add it only if you plan to use the wipes as a face makeup remover. If you also use the same for eye makeup, then do not add tea tree oil.
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Recipe 2: Coconut Oil And Rose Water Makeup Remover Wipes

Ingredients you need:

  • A glass jar
  • 100 ml of coconut oil
  • 100 ml of rose water
  • Cotton pads

Process:

  1. To prepare the coconut oil and rose water makeup remover wipes, take the clean glass jar and put in all the cotton pads inside in a stack.
  2. In the bowl, mix an equal quantity of coconut oil (diluted) with the rose water.
  3. Pour the mixture into the cotton pad jar, close the lid and shake.
  4. Your coconut oil and rose water makeup remover wipes are ready for anytime use. You can preserve this in the refrigerator.
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Recipe 3: Castor And Olive Oil-based Makeup Remover Wipes

Ingredients you need:

  • A glass jar
  • Cold-pressed olive oil
  • 3/4th cup castor oil
  • Cotton pads

Process:

  1. Begin preparing your castor and olive oil-based makeup remover wipes by putting the cotton pads in the jar.
  2. Now, it is very important to note the ratio of olive and castor oil that you will mix. In the bowl, mix 3/4th part of castor oil with 1/4th part of olive oil.
  3. Initially, the olive oil will sit on top of the castor oil; but once you mix it well, they will get combined.
  4. Pour the oil mix in your cotton pad jar and your makeup remover wipes are ready to be used.
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Story first published: Monday, July 10, 2017, 19:00 [IST]
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