Homemade witch hazel toner is excellent for acne-prone skin. Making your DIY toner gives you the opportunity to use known natural and chemical-free ingredients on your skin.
Many people including me have decided to embrace natural homemade beauty products over commercial store-bought ones.
Natural homemade products do not contain synthetic chemicals and additives in them.
Making my homemade facial cleanser and moisturizer has not only saved me money, but I have been able to achieve a brighter and softer skin.
Before discovering what worked for my skin, I had to experiment with different ingredients. This is because each person has a different type of skin what works for another person may not work for you.
First, try to understand your skin type after that experiment with different recipes to find one that works best for you.
Homemade witch hazel toner.
To make this facial toner for oily skin, you will need;
Aloe Vera juice
Lavender essential oil.
In a clean container add two tablespoon witch hazel, one tablespoon aloe Vera juice, and two drops of lavender essential oil.
Mix to combine the ingredients and transfer the mixture into a clean spray bottle.
Spitz this homemade witch hazel toner on your face after cleansing with a good cleansing soap and drying your face.
Let the toner stay on your skin for at least 10 minutes. Rinse your face and apply your moisturizer.
To get clearer skin, use this homemade witch hazel toner twice a day.
Keep this toner in a cool, dry place. It can stay for at least two months.
Why use homemade witch hazel, Aloe Vera face toner?
Witch hazel is a good astringent; it helps to tighten the skin pores and helps to remove any debris, bacteria, and oil from the skin. It helps to lock in moisture and prevents the skin from drying or cracking.
Aloe Vera is excellent for treating acne due to its antibacterial properties. It produces a soothing effect on the skin that makes it useful for reducing redness caused by acne. It also helps maintain the normal ph value of the skin.
Both witch hazel and aloe Vera juice contribute to the quick healing of acne wounds due to their antibacterial and antifungal properties.
Their astringent properties help remove excess oil from the skin and also relieve itching caused by acne.
The lavender essential oil has anti-inflammatory and antiseptic properties that make it great for treating acne. It reduces swelling and contributes to the faster healing of scars caused by acne.