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Homemade Eye Makeup Remover

Aparna Jadhav
Eye makeup is a very important part of beauty, but removing it at the end of the day is even more important. Take a look at these tips on how to make homemade eye makeup remover, with ingredients that are easily available.
When women wear heavy makeup for a function, they usually try to wash it off with water before going to bed. When you wash your face with water, there are still traces of makeup, as they don't go away so easily, especially if it is waterproof. Eye makeup also has to be removed completely, to avoid infections and other eye problems.
If you love eye makeup, you should use a natural makeup remover, because it is gentle on the skin and removes makeup, effortlessly. Here is a quick method on how to prepare it by yourself at home.

Natural Eye Makeup Remover

There are many natural products made of organic and plant-based materials, that are used to remove eye makeup. These ingredients help in dissolving makeup and cleans the eyes better than water. If you have sensitive skin and cannot risk using commercial products like cleansers, you can make your own remover at home.

Things You'll Need

  • Small bowl
  • 100 ml, castor oil
  • 200 ml, sweet almond oil
  • 200 ml, cornflower water
  • Bottle (to store the remover)


In the bowl, mix the sweet almond oil and castor oil, together. Then, add the cornflower water to it and mix well; store it in the bottle. Apply this remover with a piece of cotton and carefully remove all traces of makeup.
This natural eye makeup remover is gentle and effective. It has a moisturizing effect on the skin around the eyes because of the almond oil. Oil is a better cleanser than water. All naturally made removers, have plant and organic extracts in the form of oil as their major ingredients.
Some commercial products also consist of natural ingredients like cherry bud extracts, minerals, and flavonoids. These components help in dissolving waterproof mascara, eyeshadow, and eyeliner, without being harsh to the sensitive area around the eyes.
Other natural plant extracts and seed oils used in making eye makeup removers use chamomile oil and green tea, mixed together as one. The major ingredient in this is vitamin E, which has a moisturizing effect. Grape seed oil also helps get rid of eye makeup, quickly. It relieves tired eyes and gives a cooling effect to the eyes.