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The market is flooded with all kinds of manufactured products which claim to be effective for make-up removal. Whilst this is true, the most ignored fact is that these products have got harsh chemicals in them which cause long-term skin complications like melanoma of the skin, also known as skin cancer.
Again, due to the fact that that these makeup removal products have not been tested on all skin types like oily and dry skin, they are not suitable for everyone. Distinguished New York based dermatologists Dr. Maryann Mikhail and Dr. Craig Kraffert, the president of Amarte told the Huffington Post that due to the residue of active cleansing ingredients in makeup removal wipes that is not rinsed away, the skin is exposed to high levels of solublizers, surfactants and emulsifiers which have adverse effects on the skin for some folks.
However, you don’t have to fret over those dangerous products because we’ve got you covered. In our list below, we have brought to you the most effective natural makeup removers that you can find right in your kitchen and garden.
Lemon contains Vitamin C which is vital for good skin health. All you need to do is to squeeze out the juice from one or two lemons and add a few drops of water to the juice. Then dab a cotton ball in the mixture and use it to gently wipe away any make up from your face. After this procedure, you should rinse your face with cold water.
Alternatively, you could also use lemon peels instead of juice to remove off any remaining makeup stains especially eye makeup. You just need to get a fresh lemon and peel off its skin, then sprinkle the cover’s liquid juice all over your face, leave it on for a few minutes and use a cotton ball to dab it off.
Yes, yogurt will do a good job making your face makeup free and fresh. Other than leaving a smooth touch to your skin, you will also benefit from the numerous other advantages that yogurt will do for your skin.
Simply get fresh yogurt and apply the paste all over your face, leave it there for a few minutes while gently rubbing your face with your fingers. Then rinse it off with cold water.
This blessed oil is not just a makeup remover, but also a health boon. If you regularly apply olive oil to your skin, it will look blemish free and youthful and not to mention, it is suitable for all skin types.
As for removing makeup, all that is required of you to do is to apply a few drops of olive oil all over the face and neck and begin a gentle up and down massage process.
Then get a soft wet tissue immersed in warm water to remove the oil from your face. Interestingly, it will not cause any kind of irritation.
Aloe Vera is easily available everywhere and has been used since time immemorial for treating various skin and health ailments. Ancient beauty queens like Cleopatra are known to have used aloe vera for healthy skin.
Moreover, due to its gentle properties, it is preferred over oil alternatives when removing off makeup. Apply aloe vera gel generously all over your face especially around the eyes, massage it gently, then wipe it off and rinse your face with lukewarm water.
Due to the anti-inflammatory properties in cucumber, it is suitable for irritable skin and skin which is prone to acne. You can make cucumber paste and apply it all over your face. Add a few drops of almond oil to the paste to make it smoother. Gently rub your face using your thumb and forefingers. then wash it off with cold water. This will ensure no makeup residue remains on your skin and it is left supple and smooth.
That is all for tips, we hope you enjoyed this guest post from Sadia Sohail. Sadia works at onlysportsgear.com