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Best Ways to Remove Eye Makeup

23 August 2013


It is important for all women to remove makeup before going to bed to keep their skin healthy. And, this skin care routine becomes even more important, in case of eye makeup. Makeup applied on the eyes for a long time can cause rashes and irritation. It can cause infection in the eyes as well. So, it is always advised to know the right products and technique to remove eye makeup. We bring to you a few products, which are not only skin-friendly, but also hydrate your skin. 
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Petroleum jelly

Apart from taming your dry skin and lips, petroleum jelly can be used as an eye makeup remover too. Just dab a little on your eyes and clean it up with cotton ball. It also helps in removing the false eyelash glue. Carefully smear it on the left-over glue and see it working its magic.

Castor oil

You can remove stubborn eye makeup using castor oil as well. It not only removes makeup, but also hydrates your skin. Unlike other chemical products available in market, castor oil is quite similar to our skin’s natural oils and does not cause any harm.

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Milk

Milk is not just a dairy product that you consume, but it can also be used as a makeup remover. Milk is rich in lactic acid which serves as a hydrating agent and also exfoliates the skin gently. And since milk is gentle on your skin, you can use it almost every day.

Jojoba oil

Take one part of jojoba oil and two parts of water and mix them well. This mixture acts as a great eye makeup remover. Not only this, it is also non-allergenic, thus making it perfect to use on the eyes. It can be used to remove face makeup as well.

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How to remove eye makeup

  • Dip a cotton ball in your makeup remover and place it on your eyelids.
  • Hold it there for at least a minute. This will give the makeup removing product enough time to loosen the hold of the eye makeup.
  • Now, gently clean the eyelids in a semi-circular motion.

Once you are done, wash your face with a mild face wash. 

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