With enormous skin care products from bigger brands to local brands, options are countless, but does every product work for your skin and does it give the desired result is the question. Be it a so called natural product or one with skin-safe chemicals, all contain harmful chemicals that crop up some skin issue with regular use. So, what is the solution for skin problems? The answer is simple, natural, homemade products. When you can pamper your skin with such high quality natural toners made under your own supervision, why go for not so natural ones. Here we have summed up 6 DIY toner recipes that will suit oily, dry and normal skin. Try them to see how refreshing and clean your skin will feel right from the very first application.
Here Are Some Fragrant DIY Facial Toner Recipes For Dry, Oily And Normal Skin
1. Fennel Toner
Fennel has been used for long to soothe upset stomach, but did you know that it can also be used to rejuvenate your skin. It is just perfect for your eye area. You will need pureed fennel bulbs, lemon juice, few sprigs of thyme and water. Combine thyme and pureed fennel together with enough water to get ¼ – ½ cup of liquid. Boil this in a pan. Remove from heat and add lemon juice. Steep it for about 15 minutes and strain. Allow it to cool and store in the fridge. You can store for about 10 days. This toner is perfect for summer and also the soothing fragrance reduces your stress.
2. Apple Cider Vinegar – Green Tea Toner
Combine one quarter cup apple cider vinegar with three-quarter cup boiled and cooled green tea extract. Stir the ingredients and allow the solution to sit for some time. Add a little lavender and tea tree oil and daub the solution all over your face using cotton ball. Allow it dry naturally and do not rinse. Apply the toner twice a day for significant results.
3. Lemon Juice Toner
Lemon is not only a great toner for oily skin, but also a wonderful skin lightening and exfoliating agent. Extract the juice out of a fresh lemon and dilute it with a little water. Dab the juice all over you face and rinse after 10 minutes. Repeat this thrice a week for better results.
4. Papaya Toner
The skin friendly papaya is an effective ingredient to hydrate and nourish dry skin. To make a papaya toner, mash some raw papaya pulp, say 1 cup, to make a fine paste. Mix it with equal quantities of cold water and apply the juice on your face. Dab it on the skin and rinse after 15 minutes to prevent dryness and rashes and remove tan if any.
5. Coconut Water And Milk Toner
The combination of the luscious ingredients, coconut water and milk, might make your mouth water, but remember to save a little to nourish your skin and evade skin dryness and related problems. Take equal quantities of milk and coconut water and whip them together. Smear the blend on your skin and sponge down with cool water after 15 minutes. Use this weekly once to take good care of dry skin.
6. Cucumber Toner
The cooling salad vegetable is a magical ingredient to nurture your skin and add a glow. To prepare the skin toner, take peeled cucumber pieces and boil them in water over low flame. Let it cool down and crush them in a processor. Filter the juice and smear the extract on your face. Use this every day or even twice a day to maintain your skin health. This toner can be used for normal skin.
Caution: Please use Home Remedies after Proper Research and Guidance. You accept that you are following any advice at your own risk and will properly research or consult healthcare professional.