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Homemade eye makeup remover recipes that are just too easy

Patricia Conte has a background in marketing communications and works as an independent writer. In 2010, she was given the opportunity to combine her love of writing and food when she started as a contributing writer for the Food channel...

Easy DIY eye makeup remover you've been looking all over Pinterest for

2. DIY makeup remover

Easy DIY eye makeup remover you've been looking all over Pinterest for
Image: Patricia Conte/SheKnows

This two-ingredient DIY makeup remover wipes away the signs of the day (or night) very easily. With only two ingredients, it couldn’t be easier to make and keep handy on your bathroom counter.

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Jojoba oil is actually a form of melted wax that’s produced from the seed of the desert jojoba shrub. The oil has a golden color and no fragrance, and has highly moisturizing properties, so it has double the benefits when used as a makeup remover. Jojoba oil is antibacterial, anti-inflammatory, and it won’t clog your pores. What could be better for your skin? It’s good for people with oily or dry skin, too, and won’t leave an oily mess behind on your face.

Vitamin E is found in many skin care products, mostly because of its moisturizing and antioxidant properties. You don’t need much vitamin E in this mix (since it is a fairly heavy oil), so the liquid from one capsule will do for this recipe.

Easy DIY eye makeup remover you've been looking all over Pinterest for
Image: Patricia Conte/SheKnows

Ingredients:

  • 1/4 cup jojoba oil
  • 1 vitamin E capsule
  • Clean, dark glass container
  • Cotton balls

Directions:

  1. Add the jojoba oil to the glass container. Break open the vitamin E capsule and release its liquid into the jojoba oil.
  2. With the lid secured on the bottle, shake to mix (do this before each use).
  3. Saturate a cotton ball or 2 (or cotton pad) with the oil mixture and gently wipe over your face and eyes to remove your makeup.
  4. Run a washcloth under warm water and wring it so the excess water is removed. Place over your face for a moment.
  5. Cleanse your face as you normally would.

Updated by Bethany Ramos on 5/19/2016

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