Homemade Makeup Remover Wipes

Prep Time: 2 minutes
Servings: 36 wipes
Author: Katie Berry
Gently but effectively cleanse your skin and remove even waterproof mascara with these homemade makeup remover wipes. They're non-comedogenic and can help treat acne, too.
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  • 36 individual paper towels or squares of soft cloth


  • 2 cups warm water
  • 2 tbsp. olive oil* lifts makeup
  • 2 drops tea tree oil anti-bacterial, great for skin, and prevents mold


  • Place cloths or paper towels in the container.
  • Combine the ingredients and pour over the cloths in their container. Shake gently to saturate.
  • To use: wipe face gently with a homemade makeup remover cloth. Hold the cloth softly against your closed eyes for several seconds to loosen mascara before wiping. Repeat with a fresh cloth to ensure all makeup is removed.


* If you want to use coconut oil in this recipe, melt it first and stir it into the water well.