3 methods to remove waterproof mascara

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Try these quick and easy methods to remove waterproof mascara.

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Waterproof mascara is great for many reasons, the main one being that it won’t smudge or create dark circles under your eyes from a hint of tears. With that said, removing it can be a bit of a nightmare because of that main reason. Luckily, there are ways to get around that tiny issue and we’ve got them for you.

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Here are a few easy methods to remove waterproof mascara quickly and easily:

1. Oil – olive or coconut oil

You will need oil and a cotton ball:

  • Wet your lashes with a splash of water
  • Put a few drops of the oil to your cotton ball and press it down gently on your lashes
  • Let the oil settle on your lids for 30 seconds
  • Wipe off your lashes with a wet wipe or cloth to remove the oil along with the mascara
  • Wash your face thoroughly with lukewarm water
  • Moisturise your face to prevent dryness

2. Make-up Remover

You will need make-up remover, paper towel, and a cotton ball:

  • Place the paper towel under your eye
  • Dip a bit of the cotton ball in the make-up remover and gently wipe off the mascara in a downward motion
  • Wipe down until the mascara has completely disappeared
  • Wash your face thoroughly with lukewarm water
  • Moisturise your face to prevent dryness

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3. Petroleum Jelly

You will need petroleum jelly:

  • Apply a small amount of the petroleum jelly of your choice to your lashes
  • Let it sit for a minute
  • Wipe it off with a wet wipe or cloth
  • Wash your face thoroughly with lukewarm water
  • Moisturise your face to prevent dryness