Healthy alternatives


Brand nameProduct description
BeautyCounterInstant eye makeup remover
Maia’s Mineral GalaxyMakeup remover
MarcelleMakeup remover
Vika’s essentialsMakeup remover


Here is a makeup remover gel to make at home that doesn’t contain any preservatives and has only 3 ingredients, making this an easy recipe to follow!

25 ml of aloe gel or juice

15g of vegetable oil of your choice

10g of castor oil (for the eyes) or jojoba oil (for the face)

Mix the three ingredients in a spray bottle and store in the refrigerator for 1 to 2 months.

For more details, visit the site Wellness Mama.

Remember to use washable and reusable cotton cloths. (sustain ecostore for example).

Avoid the following chemicals in regular products

Ceteareth: possible carcinogen (may contain ethylene oxide and 1,4-dioxade)

Dyes (coal tar): carcinogenic, skin sensitizer, photosensitizer

DMDM Hydantoin : possible carcinogen (may release formaldehyde), skin irritant, skin sensitizer

Parabens: endocrine disruptors

Perfumes: allergens

PEG (polyethylene glycol): possible carcinogen (may contain ethylene oxide and 1,4-dioxade), irritant to skin, eyes and respiratory tract

Propylene glycol: allergen, irritant