Free Offer
12 Beautiful Tote Purse Patterns Plus How to Make a Clutch for Everyday

This FREE eBook includes 12 free tote projects to create bags large enough for trips to the library, the gym or the beach!

Bonus: Get our newsletter & special offers for free. We will not share or sell your email address. View our Privacy Policy

DIY Reusable Makeup Remover Rounds

Updated January 10, 2023
DIY Reusable Makeup Remover Rounds
DIY Reusable Makeup Remover Rounds
This image courtesy of

"When we were staying in Provincetown way back in January, I noticed something at our hotel that blew my mind. It was a washcloth made just for makeup removal. It had two different sides – one that was black (for mascara and eyeliner), and one that was a neutral brown (for foundations and powders).

Of course, it took me a second to realize that this wasn't really for me – it was probably intended for drag performers – but I really enjoyed using it nonetheless. At home, I use reusable makeup remover pads that I sewed out of white hand towels. (I use them with homemade cleanser or this souvenir from Paris.) Industrious, penny-pinching? Sure. Smart?

Wellll... It didn't take long for those things to be permanently stained with makeup. Smears of black and brown make them look shabby and dirty, even when they're clean. So I decided to make my own reversible makeup pads that have (hooray!) been hiding nasty old makeup."

Project TypeMake a Project

Time to CompleteIn an evening

Sewn byMachine


Materials List

  • Two hand towels: one black, and one that matches your foundation or powder
  • Sewing machine
  • Pins

This project was submitted by one of our readers, just like you.

Click Here to Submit Your Project!

Free projects, giveaways, exclusive partner offers, and more straight to your inbox!

Your Recently Viewed Projects

I have not made this yet so I cannot rate it.

Include a Photo Include a Photo

Click the button above or drag and drop images onto the button. You can upload two images.

Cancel Reply to Comment

Thanks for your comment. Don't forget to share!


Report Inappropriate Comment

Are you sure you would like to report this comment? It will be flagged for our moderators to take action.

Thank you for taking the time to improve the content on our site.

Project of the Day

The Awesome Denim Clutch

At long last, the bag of your dreams is here. Take a look at these instructions on how to make a clutch purse and try to deny that The… Continue reading: "The Awesome Denim Clutch"

Something worth saving?

Register now for FREE to:

  • SAVE all your favorite patterns
  • ADD personal notes
  • QUICKLY reference your patterns


Connect With Us

Facebook Twitter Pinterest Twitter
Email RSS

About Us Advertise Contact Us FAQ Do Not Sell My Personal Information Keyword Index Privacy Policy Subscribe Share Your Project Terms of Service Unsubscribe

---- 1 ----


Images from other crafters

There are currently no images from other crafters.

I Love It