A toner basically maintains pH level, minimizes pores, absorbs excess oil, removes dirt and makes it clear. Toning is as important as taking bath for people with oily skin. There are many toners available in the market but they contain many chemicals which can cause breakout to many. So, it’s a good idea to start using a homemade toner. Yes, you can make one easily at home using simple ingredients.
Rose water and Glycerin brightening toner:
Things required: Glycerin, rose water and spray bottle.
Pour a cup of rose water to a bowl. Also, add one tbsp. of glycerin to keep your skin moisturized at the same time. Add in a few drops of your favorite facial oil. Store it in a spray bottle and refrigerate it for a month and then make new. Use this toner 2 times a day by taking small amount on cotton pad and then patting it on face. This toner will control oil without stripping moisture. Be sure to shake the spray bottle well before spritzing this toner on dry skin.
Tea tree oil skin clearing toner:
Things required: Apple cider vinegar, tea tree oil, distilled water.
Take one part of apple cider vinegar and mix it with equal amount of distilled water. Store this in a spray bottle and use it 2 times a day. You can also add 3-4 drops tea tree essential oil for extra anti-inflammatory benefits. This toner is very good for acne prone skin as it controls oil and also prevents acne, pimple formation. This toner will also control the natural pH level of your skin and will keeps pores minimized.
Witch Hazel and Rose water skin tightening toner:
Things required: Witch hazel and rose water.
Mix 4 parts of rose water with 1 part of witch hazel and few drops of lavender essential oil. Mix it well and then store it in a spray bottle. Using a cotton pad, use this toner 2 times a day. This toner will minimize the pore size and will also absorb excess oil as it has anti- inflammatory benefits. Not only this, you will also notice tightening of your skin with regular usage.
Rose water and aloe vera gel moisturizing toner:
Things required: roes water, aloe vera gel, facial oil.
Take 2 tbsp. of rose water and mix it with 2 tbsp. of aloe vera gel. Add in a tsp of rose hip seed oil or your favorite facial oil. Mist this toner 2-3 times a day to regulate and control oil secretion. This will also make your pores minimized and keep your skin moisturized.
Neem and Rose Water skin purifying toner:
Things required: Neem leaves, spray bottle and rose water.
Take handful of fresh neem leaves and boil them in one cup of water for 10 minutes. Let the water cool down and then store it in a spray bottle. Also, add 4-5 tbsp. of rose water in the bottle and shake it well. This neem toner will regulate oil and will prevent skin problems like acne, pimple due to the medicinal benefits.