As the weather changes, so do our skin. The humid summer months can leave our skin feeling oily, while the dry and cold winter months can sap all the moisture from our complexions. An excellent way to address these seasonal Skin concerns is to use a toner specific to your needs. Here, we will explain what natural ingredients to look for in a toner, depending on your skin type. After all, nobody knows your face better than you! So, take a few minutes out of your day and give yourself an at-home facial that will have you looking refreshed and fabulous – no expensive spa treatments required. Trust us, your skin will thank you.
Organic toners for different skin
Different skin types require different ingredients in their natural toners. Here is a quick guide to help you choose the right ingredients for your home facial:
- Oily skin: rosewater, lavender water, witch hazel
- Dry skin: chamomile water, cucumber juice, aloe vera gel
- Sensitive skin: calendula water, green tea, rice water
- Normal skin: plain water, lemon juice, apple cider vinegar
Now that you know what ingredients to use based on your skin type let’s move on to the actual recipes.
Mix one part of rosewater and lavender water for oily skin. Finally, you can add a few drops of tea tree oil if you want to target blemishes.
Mix one part chamomile water and two parts cucumber juice for dry skin. This toner is gentle and refreshing, perfect for a summer facial.
For sensitive skin, mix calendula water (made by boiling calendula flowers in water) and green tea. Be careful not to use too much of the latter, as green tea can be quite astringent.
Mix one part lemon juice and two parts apple cider vinegar for normal skin. This toner is balancing and cleansing, perfect for everyday use.
Homemade facial toner recipes for all skin types
We all want to have perfect, flawless skin. But sometimes, our busy lifestyles or genetic predisposition can get in the way. One way to help combat these obstacles is through facial toners. Facial toners help cleanse and nourish the skin and can be tailored to fit any skin type. Today, we’ll be sharing some recipes for homemade facial toners that you can easily make at home! So, whether you have dry, oily, combination, or sensitive skin, there’s a recipe here for you. So, let’s get started!
Apple Cider Vinegar Toner Recipe
- Apple cider vinegar (ACV)
- Distilled water
- Optional: Tea tree oil, lavender oil, rosemary oil, or other essential oils as desired
Mix ACV and distilled water in a 50/50 ratio in a glass jar or bottle. If using essential oils, add them now. Shake well before each use. Apply with a cotton ball to your face after cleansing. Avoid contact with eyes. Follow with moisturizer if needed. Store in the refrigerator for up to two weeks.