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How to make a makeup remover with natural products

Have you ever wondered how to remove make-up from your face naturally ? Then you’ve come to the right place to find out. More and more people are looking for natural alternatives to countless products for daily use, because day by day we are more aware of the risks involved in using chemical products on a daily basis, such as most of the cosmetics that are sold. For example, commercial makeup removers are sometimes too harsh for the skin, so their daily use, or if we have delicate skin or those with a problem, can be very harmful. For this reason, at AgroCorrn we explain how to make a make-up remover with natural products at home and economically. Take note of these recipes!

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  1. How to make a natural homemade makeup remover
  2. How to make a make-up remover for oily skin with natural products
  3. How to make a makeup remover with natural products: olive oil and thyme
  4. Homemade make-up remover with coconut oil

How to make a natural homemade makeup remover

To make a homemade and natural make-up remover, a wide variety of foods can be used, which in addition to removing makeup, deeply cleanse the skin, hydrate and nourish it, taking care of it instead of damaging it over time, as can happen with commercial chemicals. For example, it is common to use warm milk and plain yogurt. However, there are more natural products that are used to remove makeup :

The best makeup remover infusions

  • Manzanilla
  • Thyme
  • Romero
  • Green tea

The best makeup remover oils

  • Jojoba oil
  • Olive oil
  • Coconut oil
  • Almonds oil
  • Hazelnut oil

Next, we give you several recipes on how to make a natural homemade eye make-up remover, for oily, sensitive and acne-prone skin, but in reality, these makeup removal products are suitable for combination and sensitive skin. You just have to try not to use those with a very oily oil base for oily skin or with acne, in which case it is better to use natural make-up removers made with infusions or teas, as we will see now.

How to make a make-up remover for oily skin with natural products

To make a make-up remover for oily skin, it is best to opt for teas and infusions, which serve to eliminate excess oil on the skin, reduce acne and clean in depth, not only removing makeup but also removing accumulated dirt. They can be used as facial cleansers and toners, and can be applied without having to wear makeup. In addition, being an ecological and beneficial make-up remover for the dermis, it can be used daily without problems.

As we have pointed out before, there are several plants that when infused are perfect for treating the skin and removing makeup, such as thyme, rosemary, chamomile or green tea. You can use the one you prefer, but in this recipe we teach you how to make makeup remover with green tea, chamomile and lemon . We add lemon because, in addition to removing makeup residues, it cleanses in depth removing grease, dries acne pimples and lightens the skin to reduce blemishes, thanks to citric acid.


  • Juice of 1/2 lemon.
  • 1 tablespoon or 1 green tea bag.
  • 1 tablespoon or 1 sachet of chamomile.
  • 400 ml of water.
  • 200-400 ml container.

Preparation and use

  1. Prepare the juice of half a lemon and reserve it.
  2. Put the water to boil in a saucepan or pot and when it breaks the boil add the chamomile and green tea if you use the leaves and flowers directly.
  3. Let it boil for 5 minutes and remove from the heat and cover to let it rest well for another 5 minutes.
  4. In the case that you use sachets, it is better that you let the water boil for two minutes so that it is very hot and remove it from the heat, to place the sachets and let them infuse for 8 minutes.
  5. When the infusion is warm, remove the sachets or strain it to remove the flowers and leaves and pour it directly into the container.
  6. Add the lemon juice and stir well.
  7. To use it, you will only have to soak a cotton pad in this mixture, but before using it, you should shake the container well each time.
  8. Perform gentle circular massages to remove all makeup and use several cotton pads. When finished, you don’t need to rinse your face right away, you can let the ingredients act for half an hour before washing your face well.

You can also make natural makeup remover wipes , using a paper towel or kitchen roll and a suitable box to hold the wipes and this liquid to collect them, like the plastic ones that normal wet wipes come in. This trick works for any of the recipes in this article.

How to make a makeup remover with natural products: olive oil and thyme

Making a makeup remover with olive oil and thyme is very simple and inexpensive and, above all, it is worth it for how healthy it is. Both ingredients cleanse the skin, but also the olive oil deeply hydrates and nourishes and the thyme tones and disinfects. Learn how to do it and use it below:


  • 50 to 100 ml capacity container.
  • 2 or 3 tablespoons of thyme leaves.
  • 100 ml of water.
  • 25 ml of olive acceptance.

Preparation and use

  1. Prepare the thyme infusion. To do this, when the water starts to boil, add the thyme leaves and let it boil for 5 minutes. The idea is that a well loaded infusion remains.
  2. Strain the infusion so that you only have the well-loaded liquid and pour it into the container when it is warm or cold.
  3. Add the olive oil to fill the container completely and shake well before using it each time, since it will immediately separate again, since it is water and oil.
  4. After shaking it, soak the cotton pads to clean your face with gentle circular movements.
  5. If you do not like that the makeup remover has two different parts and it costs you more to apply it, you can use thyme essential oil instead of making the infusion. Then you will have to add between 20 and 30 drops of this to the container with olive oil.

Homemade make-up remover with coconut oil

Finally, a star natural ingredient among beauty products and very beneficial for the skin is coconut oil. However, it is more advisable to use it on dry, sensitive or combination skin and avoid it on oily skin. Its composition is mainly fatty acids, so it cleanses the dermis, removing the makeup products that we carry, nourishes it and deeply hydrates it. In addition, it is a 100% natural homemade eye make -up remover for sensitive skin , so we will also explain how to use it well for it. Take note of this easy homemade make-up remover with coconut oil and almond oil , which is equally good to take care of the dermis in depth, removing all the residues that are in it and nourishing it.

Ingredients and materials

  • 50 ml container.
  • 25 ml of organic coconut oil.
  • 25 ml of sweet almond oil.

Preparation and application

  1. Fill the container to a quarter of its capacity with half of the coconut oil that you are going to use.
  2. Do the same with the almond oil, and you will have half the container full.
  3. Add the rest of the coconut oil and, lastly, the rest of the almond oil. In this way, you will have two layers of almond oil and another two of coconut, interspersed.
  4. Now mix well with the help of a long wooden toothpick, such as a skewer, since it is better to avoid metal ones.
  5. Once the oils are well mixed, you can use this product as your usual makeup remover, as well as to clean and care for the skin, even if you don’t wear makeup.
  6. You only need cottons, better if they are in discs to soak them and perform gentle and circular massages all over your face, making sure to remove any remaining makeup.

To use it as an eye make-up remover, you can use coconut oil directly or this mixture with almond oil, you just have to soak two cotton pads well and place them on the eyes pressing lightly for a few seconds and then with a circular motion and carefully remove them. To remove the mascara well if you have a lot of it or it is waterproof , it is best to repeat the process or let it rest for a longer time on the eyelashes.

If this article about natural and ecological makeup removers has helped you, you may also be interested in knowing How to make ecological makeup at home .

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