Toners are designed to cleanse the skin, remove excess oil and shrink the appearance of pores. You can use toner with a cotton ball or as a mist to refresh the skin. This refreshing lemony mist will help to clear and prevent blemishes without stripping or drying your skin.
BENEFITS OF LEMON TONER:
Lemon contains skin lightening and brightening properties. It exfoliates the skin as well as deep cleans it, hence widely used in a lot of beauty products. Using lemon juice as a toner will reduce excess oil and also prevents blackheads. Rose water too is an effective skin lightening and brightening agent. It adds a healthy and brightened glow to your face.
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Things you need-
- 1/2 cup lemon juice
- 1/2 cup rose water – How to make rose water
To make a lemon toner mix half cup of lemon juice with equal amount of rose water. If you have sensitive skin, reduce the amount of lemon juice in the recipe. Use a cotton ball to apply the toner on the skin twice daily.
You can also use a spray bottle and mist the lemon toner on your face to get rid of excess oil and refresh your skin all day long.
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Lemon can make your skin dry so finish your cleansing process with a good moisturizer. If you want to moisturize your skin naturally then massage coconut oil and then use a warm towel to wipe it off.
Another option- Green Tea Toner:
Green tea is very essential for your skin as it contains lots of antioxidants that help to keep the skin healthy, so to make a all natural green tea toner:
- Brew a cup of green tea and mix it will 2 Tbsps of lemon juice
- Pour the green tea in a bottle and add a few drops of essential oil to it, tea tree oil is great for acne prone skin.
- Use cotton ball to apply the toner or pour it in an old spray bottle to spray it on. Keep the homemade toner in the fridge for later use.
Caution – Patch test before use.