Sometime we feel like we would die without our makeup remover! (Dramatic, much? Maybe.) There’s nothing nastier than going to bed with gunky mascara caked all over your eyelashes—makes for a lovely morning (NOT). We like our makeup removers to be cruelty-free, gentle enough to use around the eyes, and super-duper affordable. That’s why we’ve resorted to making our own! Here’s one of our fave quick and cheap DIY beauty recipes.

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DIY Makeup Remover
1 cup filtered water
1 1/2 Tbsp. cruelty- and tear-free baby shampoo
1/4 tsp. jojoba oil

  • Combine all the ingredients in a cosmetics bottle.
  • Shake well.
  • Apply with cotton pads.

What’s your favorite DIY beauty recipe?