Makeup removers are as important as the actual makeup. Some of the store-bought makeup removers contain certain chemicals that can cause allergic reactions, irritations, breakouts and even acne.

Beside hair masks, body scrubs or facials there are several recipes to create homemade makeup removers that are gentle to the skin, but still effective.

Probably the most popular natural makeup remover is milk or another diary product, the yogurt. Put some milk on a cotton ball and apply it to your face. Then wash it off with water in order to eliminate the makeup residues from your face. It will keep your skin smooth and soft.

Another natural makeup remover, specially recommended for eyes is olive oil.

Homemade Natural Makeup Remover Recipes

Put 2-3 tablespoons of it on a cotton ball, apply it to your eyes. Leave it for 2-3 minutes it will immediately break down remove eye makeup – especially stubborn mascara or water proof products – from the area around your eyes and will also condition your eyelashes.

Cucumber as it was demonstrated, has a fabulous effect on our skin. For creating a natural makeup remover, peel a cucumber then make it paste.

Add a ½ cup of milk, simmer the cucumber for 10-11 minutes. Soak a cotton ball into the mixture, wipe off your makeup with it carefully and finally wash it off with water. If you prepare a larger amount, store it in the fridge and use it within a week.

Plain curd applied to your face can also do miracles to your your skin. Use a cotton ball to apply it, leave it for 3-4 minutes, rinse it off. Curd will eliminate dead cells from your skin and it also has a bleaching effect.

Baby oil was not exclusively designed for babies, we adults can also benefit from its beauty effects. Wipe your skin with a cotton ball soaked in baby oil, it will give your skin a natural glow and remove dirt and all the makeup residues. For removing eye makeup you can mix baby oil with olive oil it will do miracles for the area underneath your eyes.

Rubbing your face with lemon peel, especially if your skin is oily will naturally remove the excessive oil and grease from your face.

To reduce dark circles and cleanse your face from dirt, mix a few drops of lemon juice with a teaspoon of potato juice. Apply it to your face then wash it off with warm water.

Mashed banana mixed with 4-5 drops of milk, can refresh and soften your skin. Apply the mixture to your face, leave it for 8-10 minutes and wash it off.

Remember these recipes don’t imply the use of chemicals, try them out to find the best natural chemicals-free makeup remover for your skin type.