Hello, lovelies! Welcome back!
I hope you’re as excited as me because I’m gonna share with you 10 D.I.Y facial toners which you can easily make it yourself!
Okay, so here you might ask: “Is toner really necessary? I heard toners are just an unnecessary expense.”
Well, fact is, facial toners ARE important as they play a crucial role in restoring pH balance of skin, tighten open pores, detoxifying the skin, reducing acne and providing hydration. However, you don’t have to buy any branded toners that will cost you a fortune. A homemade, natural toner is effective enough to nourish your skin.
Plus, it also doubles up as a makeup setting spray or facial mist!
1) Rose Water + Glycerin Toner
1) Prepare 1 cup of rose petals (about 2 stems). Rinse the rose petals beforehand to remove dirt, then, place the cleaned rose petals in a pot.
2) Add distilled water into the pot just enough to cover the petals. (No more or you’ll dilute the rose water)
3) Cover the lid and bring the water to a simmer over medium-low heat.
4) Let simmer for 20 minutes until the petals have lost its color and are faded into pale pink.
5) Strain the rose water mixture through a sieve to remove the petals from the water.
6) Discard petals and store water in an empty spray bottle to store.
7) Lastly, add 1 tbsp of glycerin into the rose water and shake well.
2) Lavender Toner
1) Prepare 1/4 teaspoon of honey, and let it dissolve in 5 tbsps of warm distilled water.
2) Add 4 drops of lavender essential oil to the apple cider vinegar (1/2 teaspoon).
3) Mix step 1 and step 2 together and store water in an empty spray bottle.
4) Keep it refrigerated and you can store it for up to six months. Shake well before spritzing.
3) Hibiscus Vitamin C Toner
1) Fill the pot with 6 ounces of water and bring it to boil.
2) Put 3 bags of hibiscus tea into a tea pot, pour heated water over the teabags.
3) Steep covered for 20 minutes.
4) After 20 minutes, discard teabags from the water. Mix 1 ounce of witch hazel and 1/2 teaspoon of Vitamin C powder into the hibiscus tea.
5) Store water into an empty spray bottle and shake well.
6) Keep it refrigerated and you can store it for up to 6 months.
4) Rosemary Mint Cooling Toner
1) Prepare 3 tbsp of fresh rosemary needles and 1/4 cup of mint leaves, place them in a glass jar.
2) Prepare 1 cup of clean water, bring the water to heat until it is almost boiling.
3) When the water is almost boiling, pour heated water to the mint and rosemary glass jar. Let it sit for 15 minutes.
4) After 15 minutes, discard herbs from the water and let it cool down to room temperature.
5) Add 1 tbsp of witch hazel to the water and store it in an empty spray bottle.
5) Keep it refrigerated for a longer shelf life.
5) Tea Tree Oil Toner
1) Prepare 2 tbsp of freshly squeezed lemon juice, 2 tbsp of Witch Hazel, 1 tbsp of tea tree oil and 1 tbsp of distilled water.
2) Mix all the ingredients into a glass container, shake well and transfer it into an empty spray bottle. Done!
3) Remember to shake the water before apply it over skin.
6) Cucumber Toner
1) Prepare 1/2 cucumber with peel. Chop it into slices.
2) Grind the cucumber slices until smooth. Strain the mixture through a sieve to extract juice out of it.
3) Fill cucumber juice into an empty spray bottle.
4) Add 3 tbsp of witch hazel and 2 tbsp of distilled water into spray bottle. Shake well.
5) Keep it refrigerated for a longer shelf life – it should last not more than two months.
7) Lemon Toner
1) Prepare 1/2 cup of freshly squeezed lemon juice.
2) Mix 1 cup of distilled water, 1/2 cup of lemon juice and 2/3 cup of witch hazel together. Shake well.
3) Transfer lemon toner into an empty spray bottle.
4) Keep it refrigerated for a longer shelf life.
8) Apple Cider Toner with Essential Oils
1) Prepare the following ingredients:
- 2 tbsp apple cider vinegar
- 1/2 cup witch hazel
- 1/2 cup distilled water
- 10 drops tea tree oil
- 10 drops lavender essential oil
- 10 drops lemon oil
2) Mix all the ingredients together.
3) Transfer it into an empty spray bottle, shake well and use.*Inspired by: An uncomplicated life blog
9) Rose Rice WaterImage source: Luminous Beaute
1) Prepare 1/2 cup of uncooked white rice. Pour rice into a glass bowl and then add in distilled water until it reaches an inch higher than the rice.
2) Let it sit for 20 – 30 minutes until the water turn milky.
3) Strain mixture through a sieve and store water into an empty spray bottle until it is 2/3 full.
4) Add in 1/4 cup of rose water into rice water, shake well and done!
10. Aloe Vera Green Tea Toner
1) Prepare the following ingredients:
- 3 green tea bags
- 1 oz. of 100% pure aloe vera gel
- 10 drops jojoba oil (or any desired facial oil)
- empty spray bottle
- 1 bowl of heated water
2) First, put 3 green tea bags into a glass jar. Fill in heated water and let the green tea bags sit for 20 minutes.
3) After 20 minutes, pour green tea into a glass container and discard used green tea bags.
4) Add in 1 oz. of aloe vera gel and 10 drops jojoba oil or any desired facial oil. Mix well until there are no visible lumps from the aloe vera gel.
5) Transfer water into an empty spray bottle and finished!
That’s all for now! Here are the 10 DIY facial toner that you can easily prepare at home.
The ingredients are all natural, easy to get and most importantly – inexpensive! So why not try it at home today? 🙂
Share this to your friends so you guys can make it together ! The process will be very enjoyable and fun I promise.
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