Remove Your Makeup With Coconut Oil (Steps Included)


We’ve been speaking about coconut oil for as long as I can remember. Honestly, it’s got so many great qualities that I’m not even sure where to begin with it. If you want to have a positive conversation about coconut oil and everything great about it, then just contact Brandon. He can talk for hours on the subject.

In fact, I distinctly remember him telling me that he consumes coconut oil every single day before a workout. Additionally, he would add it to his coffee. While he never had the need to remove makeup using this delicious ingredient, I’m pretty certain that he knows all about this trick I’m about to share with you.

Removing Makeup Using Coconut Oil (Yes, It Works!)

This fatty acid source is a god send and one that many people swear by. It’s one of the more economical health products out there today and it smells fantastic to boot. In terms of skin care in general, many people opt for this type treatment. I personally can’t recall how many times I’ve used this technique but it without a doubt works and do so like a charm! Here’s what you need to know about this and how to do it.

Before I get started I just want to acknowledge a few great people that made this post possible. Please be sure to see the gif credits below courtesy of

Steps To Remove Makeup Via Coconut Oil

These are simple steps that need to be taken in order to remove makeup from your face using coconut oil. Trust me, it’s about as simple as it gets and I strongly suggest that you take action and do exactly what’s been laid out below. My guess is that you’ll eventually begin to enjoy this process and you may even wish to do this on a daily basis using this natural ingredient.

Step One

Make sure your hands are clean and once confirmed, grab a spoonful of coconut oil from the jar. There’s a good chance that the consistency will be slightly solid unless it happens to be a very hot day outside.

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Step Two

Take the coconut oil and rub it in your hands until it becomes a liquid consistency. This should happen almost immediately due to the heat involved.

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Step Three

Once the coconut oil has dissolved into a liquid, you’ll want to then smear it all over your face, which should be completely dry prior to doing so. Leave the coconut oil on your face until the makeup completely dissolves.

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Step Four

The next step is to remove the coconut oil and the makeup from your face. All you need to do is grab a cotton pad and wipe your face down completely. Just wipe everything completely off and you’ll see how easy it is to remove the makeup.

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Step Five

Last but not least, all you’ll need to do rinse your face with some clean water. You’ll likely notice that some coconut oil residue may remain on your skin. If you see this, all you need to do is massage your skin and use the remaining oil as a moisturizer. That should help cleans things up a bit and get your skin looking cleaner than ever.

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These simple steps are about as natural and effective as it gets. There’s a good chance that you’ll want to try this and if you decide to do so like many other people, then you’ll be happy that you did. Trust me, I did just the same and it changed my life forever.

Credit: Photography by Jake Terrey; Styling by Richard Sawyer; Makeup by Desiree Wise and the idea was from

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Rhonda is a skin care enthusiast who enjoys hacking through ways to turn back the clock on aging. Without an professional training or education, she's become an encyclopedia of knowledge when it comes to proper skin care practices.