How many of you are following the proper skin care regimen i.e Cleansing, toning and moisturizing ? Cleansing and moisturizing is done not sure of toning though. Toning is a vital step in skin care routine. Most of the women think that they need it when they get acne or some other skin issues which is absolutely wrong. Toning actually helps to keep your skin healthy so that it remains protected from harmful factors and pollutants. A good toner removes the traces of excess sebum, dirt and grime from the pores of your skin where these impurities tend to deposit and result into the breakouts in future. Many toners in the market contains alcohol which are made for oily skin. This alcohol can pull out the natural oils from your pores and hence disturb the natural oil production of the skin and make it more oily. The best alternative to tone the skin is to use the homemade natural toners which are made from natural ingredients and take care of your skin really well.
Here Are Some DIY Refreshing Toners For Oily Skin:
1. Fresh Green Tea
Love to sip your this green herbal tea? Now spare some to take care of your oily skin as well. Due to its natural astringent, soothing and anti oxidant properties it is proven to be the best toning ingredient for the oily skin. You can brew a fresh green tea and pour in the spray bottle. Spray this toner on your face after cleansing and let it absorb into your skin on its own. You can also make ice cubes of this tea and use them on your face to take care of your large pores as well.
2. Rose Water And White Vinegar
Both of these ingredients are known as natural astringents. Rose water soothes the irritated skin and even the redness causes due to the acne. Vinegar is acidic in nature and hence it helps in a great way to balance skin’s pH level and thus reduce the excess oil secretion. Take a small bottle of rose water and add a tablespoon of white vinegar to it. Take a clean cotton swab dipped in this solution and clean your face with it.
3. Lemon Juice And Water
This natural toner recipe would not only control the greasiness on your face but also brighten your complexion by reducing the dark spots. The acidic and natural bleaching properties of lemon are certainly effective to get you the clear and brighter skin tone. Use one tablespoon of lemon juice with a cup of water to prepare a toner.
4. Fresh Chamomile Tea
This must be your favorite herbal tea in your body detoxification routine. Lets use it to detoxify your skin and keep it free from all the impurities. Just brew the fresh chamomile tea the way to prepare it always. Once cool down transfer it to the spray bottle. Keep it in the refrigerator to get the cooling effect whenever you spritz the toner on your face.
5. Rose Water And Camphor
Like Rose water Camphor too is loaded with astringent, anti bacterial and soothing properties. Hence it makes a perfect concoction with rose water to give you the oil free look all day long. Take a small bottle full of rose water and add half a teaspoon of camphor powder to it . Give a good shake to the bottle to mix the ingredients well. Use it after cleansing on your face.
6. Cucumber And Water
Cucumbers come as a great soothers in scorching heat for our eyes and for our body. While it calms our body it keeps our skin oil free as well. Cucumber makes a great toner as it posses natural soothing and astringent properties. When applied on the skin it calms the skin and keeps excess oil secretion at bay. Make a fresh toner by blending few chopped pieces of cucumber and water. Strain the mixture and store the liquid in the bottle. Make sure to keep it in the refrigerator to keep it fresh.
7. Aloe Vera Gel And Water
Give a hydrating and soothing feeling to your skin whenever you use this toner. Aloe Vera which is known to be a hydrating ingredient also contains anti inflammatory and soothing properties. Hence if you are afraid of putting any moisturizer on your oily skin then this one recipe would save your skin. It would do a job of toning and well as hydration as well. Simple dilute the two tablespoons of fresh aloe vera gel in a cup of water.
8. Fresh Peppermint Tea with Lemon Juice
Got oily skin with severe acne ? Try this homemade peppermint tea toner to calm down your skin. The anti bacterial , anti inflammatory and astringent properties of lemon as well as peppermint tea keeps your skin toned, refine the pores and reduce the acne size. Prepare a cup of fresh peppermint tea and add a tablespoon of lemon juice to it. Once the mixture settles transfer it to the clean bottle and put it in the refrigerator. Your toner is ready to use.
9. Mint Leaves And Water
Another perfect homemade toner recipe for the acne and blackheads. Mint leaves possess natural soothing and cooling properties which are extremely beneficial to soothe the irritated skin and inflammations. Take around 6 cups of water in a pan and let it boil. Add handful of fresh mint leaves to it and allow it cool down. Pour the solution in the bottle and do not discard the mint leaves. Use cotton swab to apply the toner on your face.
10. Apple Cider Vinegar And Water
Now comes one of the best ingredient for oily and acne prone skin. We just could not stop raving about this ingredient as it is loaded with anti bacterial, astringent and anti inflammatory properties which makes it a potent ingredient to take care of the oiliness and acne on the skin. The toner recipe is pretty simple too. Just mix a tablespoon of it with a cup of water. Store it the bottle or a small jar. Soak the cotton ball in it and clean your skin with it.
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