Makeup removing wipes are uncomfortably expensive. I use one every evening to take off my makeup and make sure I get all of the impurities off of my face before I go to bed, which adds up really fast because usually only 25 come in a pack. I found a way to make my own makeup remover pads for just pennies and I am totally stoked! Here is how:


  • 1 cup of water
  • 1 ½ tbsp. baby shampoo
  • 1/8 tsp oil of your choice (coconut oil, olive oil, baby oil, etc.)
  • Round cotton pads
  • Small jar with a lid

Mix the water, shampoo and oil together in a cup. Pour a little bit of this solution into the jar you will be storing the makeup pads in. Place the round cotton pads on top of the solution you just poured in and press down on them to make sure they are getting wet. Repeat this process until the jar is full of damp makeup pads. If you have any of the liquid left over save it for when you need to make more makeup remover pads! Like I said before, these pads are super cheap to make and will last you muuuuuch longer than the pricey ones you buy at the store.


Comment below if you are going to try and make this useful DIY!

XOXO, Chels




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