Makeup Tip: Naturally Remove Makeup Without Makeup Remover!

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Makeup tip

I look like a zombie right? This is pretty much what I look like everyday when I get home from work and wash my face! My hair is crazy and I look like a clown! I swear I’m not purposely trying to make myself look crazy! I showed this picture to the hubs and he said “you look creepy, but I’ve seen you look like that a lot” haha!

I don’t know about you but I usually wear waterproof eyeliner and sweat proof or waterproof mascara. Other wise I get kind of greasy and it starts to bleed. Yuck! Well today I want to share with you a quick tip! You don’t need makeup remover to get off your makeup, even the waterproof stuff. All you need is oil. Yep, oil! I’ve used olive, coconut, and even my whipped body butter to get off my eye makeup. Take a little bit of the oil, close your eyes, and rub gently. Then take a tissue or toilet paper and wipe off. Wa la eye makeup gone! Usually I will do this before I wash my face that way I can wash the oil off too!

Wasn’t that super simple? What do you do usually do to take off makeup?

I party here…


  1. I tried this and it worked! I also tried something that was an oil but was not on the list VEGITABLE OIL it really works!!!! πŸ˜‰

  2. Love this post – glad it’s not just me who does a zombie impression! – and your scarf post! Had to pin both. Alice @ Mums Make Lists

  3. Yes! I use coconut oil, too. Works great and I can feel good about it (no artificial stuff). Coconut oil is amazing – so versatile. Thanks for sharing this post and being brave enough to show us how we all look in the morning, ha-ha! Fun post – I’m looking forward to taking some time this evening to browse around your blog. πŸ™‚
    Resa ~ Pitcher and Plate

    1. Ha thanks Resa! Isn’t it funny how the simple things can bring us joy? Thanks for coming by hope to see you again!

  4. Cool! I’ll have to try this. Every kind of eye makeup remover makes my eyes burn! Maybe this will be my answer πŸ™‚

    I’d love it if you stopped by “my place” and said hey!

    1. O no that doesn’t sound good! I hope this doesn’t do that! I will definitely check out your place! Thanks for stopping by!

  5. I’ve always loved the idea of natural eye makeup removers! I love using olive oil mixed with witch hazel for an extra refreshing feeling. But it’s nice to know that I can always use any oil I have on hand…thanks for sharing!
    Selene @

    1. Oooo thats a great tip! My friend Jordan always uses witch hazel for dark circles but I never thought to add it! Thanks

  6. I’ve been out of eye makeup remover for weeks, but I just can’t bring myself to pay for a new bottle. Now I don’t have to!
    Thanks for posting; I’d much rather remove my eye makeup with something natural.

  7. I thought I heard that before, but good reminder though because I find those professional make-up removers VERY expensive! (I will have to buy the oil next time instead of the remover). Which oil do you find works the best?

    1. I’m not sure I don’t have a preference and just use whatever is on hand haha! So far everything I’ve used has worked.

    1. Haha yea so true usually I am the same way but couldn’t think of a better picture!!! Baby oil works great too! Thanks for coming by Janet!

  8. That’s a neat trick. I haven’t worn make up in a long time so I do nothing to remove make up. If I ever decide to try it again I’ll have to give it a try.

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