While cleansing clears your face to a certain extent, it is not enough to get rid of all the impurities that your face collects throughout the day. Using a toner helps remove any leftover buildup of dirt that your cleanser could not get to. The best part is that toners are extremely simple to make. With a few ingredients from your kitchen, you’ll be set on your way to better skin.
Prepare the fresh mint leaves. Boil 6 cups of water. Add a couple of mint leaves to the water while it is still hot. Allow the solution to cool. Saturate a cotton pad with the solution and wipe your face with it.
Lemon Juice With Peppermint Tea
Take 1 tablespoon of lemon juice, a peppermint tea bag, and 1 cup of hot water. Immerse the teabag in the hot water and let it sit for a few minutes. Remove the teabag from the water and add the lemon juice. Mix well and allow the solution to cool. Use a cotton pad to wipe your face with the solution.
Prepare a whole aloe vera, clean it first before you use it. Slice an aloe vera leaf and scoop out the gel. Dilute 2 tablespoons of the gel with 1 cup of cool water. Apply the solution onto your face using a cotton pad. This solution also soothes sunburns and rashes.
Take 2/3rds of fresh cucumber and chop it up into small pieces. Pour a cup of water into a pan and add the chopped cucumber. Heat the pan for about 8 minutes until the water starts to boil. Blend the cucumber and water. Let it cool and then filter the juice out using a sieve. Apply this toner onto your face using a cotton pad
Prepare chamomile tea, you can use bag tea or raw chamomile flowers. Boil a chamomile tea bag in a cup of water for 5 minutes. Let it cool and store the tea in a bottle. Apply this onto your face with a cotton pad after every wash.
Dilute 1 tablespoon of lemon with 1 cup of water. Apply the solution to your face using a cotton pad. Optionally, you can rub a lemon peel on your face and wipe off any residue with a wet cotton pad. This helps to remove tan and controls oiliness.
Using a homemade toner helps remove any leftover buildup of dirt that your cleanser could not get to. It is a necessity for people with oily skin because it helps shrink the pores, restores the pH balance of your skin, adds a layer of protection, and creates the perfect base upon which the moisturizer can be applied. Also, it give natural supply to your skin.