Healthy alternatives

Fragrance-free

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

With fragrances (essential oils)

Brand nameProduct description
DruideGentle Cleansing Milk
Exactly!OrganicsEye makeup and mascara remover
Green BeaverSensitive Aloe Makeup Remover
Mineral FusionEye Makeup Remover
Nature’s BrandsOrganic Makeup Remover
Province ApothecaryMoisturizing cleanser+Makeup remover
QETBotanicalsEye makeup remover
Rejuva MineralsCranberry Fruit Makeup Remover Pads
Rocky Mountain SoapTransformative Cleansing Oil

DIY

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