Beauty, Makeup


Talking from experience, most of us have one or two things to talk about if we start the discussion of taking off stubborn beauty accessories. Just like the  last time i tried to remove our budge-proof liquid lipstick, but found it impossible to swipe off all the traces of the impressively immovable formula even after a significant amount of scrubbing with the several makeup removers.

And it’s not just liquid lipsticks that shows this kinds of stubborness to get off; Gel manicures, eyelash extensions, even waterproof mascara all fall into that category.The removal process can be time-consuming, expensive, and sometimes even painful.

That’s why we came up with these genius hacks to remove even the most stubborn makeup at home. We talked to experts and trolled the Internet for hours to find the best makeup remover hacks. In this write-up is the tested, trusted and confirmed step to step ways on how to remove waterproof makeup and every other tenacious treatment that lasts longer than we want them to.

How to Remove Waterproof Mascara: Getting rid of waterproof Mascara can be very painful and time consuming, but bother no more because we have saved you the stress and brought you the step by step ways of how you can easily get rid of waterproof mascara in the comfort of your house.

Step 1: Soak a cotton pad with the coconut oil, any other oil is also fine if you do not have coconut oil around you.

Step 2: Close your eyes and then apply gentle pressure so that the underside of your lashes are pressed against the pad.

Step 3: Hold the lashes on the soaked cotton pad for about 10 to 20 seconds, which allows the oil time to dissolve the mascara.

Step 4: Swipe the lashes with the pad until the mascara is totally off. After this rinse with a gentle face cleanser.

NYX Mascara

Classic Water-Proof Mascara

How to Remove Liquid Lipstick Liquid lipsticks is another item that can be very difficult to take off. No matter how much you scrub at times, long-wear formulas leave an unattractive stain behind or even  leave the lips too chapped to wear lipstick the next day. The major item you need is Petroleum jelly. Applying a bit of Vaseline helps remove lipstick while moisturizing the skin underneath.

Step 1: Apply Vaseline to your lips, and let it sit for a few minutes.

Step 2: Take a warm washcloth and wipe your lips in a gentle, circular motion.

Step 3: Rinse the washcloth and repeat until all of the lip color is gone.

Step 4: Apply a moisturizing balm or another layer of Vaseline on your lips.

Liquid Lip Stick

How to Remove Gel Manicures although unlike normal nails manicure that goes off itself by either chipping off or peeled off with a period of 10  to 14 days maximum, Gel manicures can last up to four weeks, but at the time you are tired of the color and want to take them off or even change the color, you can only achieve that by booking another appointment with your salon to get it removed. Which usually requires soaking your nails in 100 percent acetone.

Here are the step by step way of removing in your home without going to the salon.

Gel Manicure

Step 1: Soak a cotton wool with acetone.

Step 2: Place the cotton on the nail and wrap each finger in aluminum foil for 5 minutes, this  will soften the gel lacquer.

Step 3: Remove the cotton and foil, and scrape off softened gel with a file stick.

Step 4: If the surface of your nail is rough, gently buff the nail with a buffer.

Step 5: Apply a nail strengthener, then generously apply cuticle oil to the nails and cuticles.

How to Remove Eyelash Extensions Normally, every Eyelash extensions should fall out naturally after few  weeks of use. But most times, inevitably one or two stubborn lashes hold on and taking them out is not just painful but also cause you to pull out your natural lashes along with the fake ones. Instead, try loosening the lash glue at home with this steps:

Eye Lashes Extension

Step 1: Wash your face, but try to avoid your eye area.

Step 2: Fill a bowl with boiling hot water Keep your face above the steamy water for 10 to 15 minutes and cover your head with a large towel.

Step 3: After the steaming, get a cotton pad, soak with olive oil and gently swipe your lashline, which will encourage the extensions to slide right off almost immediately.

Ardell Multi Natural Eye Lashes Extension

How to Remove Glitter Nail Polish While a glitter manicure is supercute, the removal process can be very tedious, which generally involves scraping off glitter for hours, But it doesn’t have to be labor-intensive. Just follow these steps:

Step 1: Get a cotton balls soak in nail polish remover with acetone.

Step 2: Wrap  the soaked cotton ball, one on  each finger with aluminum foil. Press down.

Step 3: Leave on for 5 minutes.

Step 4: Remove the foil and cotton ball off and your glitter polish will glide off, too.

Step 5: If there’s any glitter remaining on nail, use a nail buffer to get rid of the rest.


About Sarah A.

Sarah is a dermatologist, which makes her pretty trustworthy, she has been a dermatologist for over 10 years, and she’s been guest blogging abour Skin Health and Wellness since 2012. She covers a wide array of skincare topics, from acne to aging, skin cancer to psoriasis, and diet to dry skin. She also evaluates all kinds of skincare treatments, both lab-made and all-natural.

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