Healthy alternatives


BeautyCounter – Instant eye makeup remover

Maia’s Mineral Galaxy – Makeup remover

Marcelle – Makeup remover

Vika’s essentials – Makeup remover

With fragrances (essential oils)

Druide – Gentle Cleansing Milk

Exactly!Organics – Eye makeup and mascara remover

Green Beaver – Sensitive Aloe Makeup Remover

Mineral Fusion – Eye Makeup Remover

Nature’s Brands – Organic Makeup Remover

Province Apothecary – Moisturizing cleanser+Makeup remover

QETBotanicals – Eye makeup remover

Rejuva Minerals – Cranberry Fruit Makeup Remover Pads

Rocky Mountain Soap – Transformative Cleansing Oil


Here is a make-up 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).

Ingredients to avoid

  • 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