Although there are several approaches to removing waterproof mascara, the easiest one takes only a couple of minutes using natural oils such as olive, jojoba, almond, coconut or lavender. The only other supplies needed are cotton pads and a facial cleanser.Continue Reading
Pour a small amount of oil in a ceramic or other non-porous container. Place a pure-cotton makeup remover pad in the oil, and allow the pad to completely absorb the oil.
With your eyes closed, position the soaked pad underneath the bottom lash. Blink a few times so that the oil seeps into all the lashes, pressing gently if necessary to coat upper lashes. Leave on for up to 30 seconds.
Gently remove the loosened mascara with the pad until the eye is clean. Follow with your favorite facial cleanser.
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