Did you know that women apply over 300 chemicals to their face and skin per day, including talc, bismuth, parabens, lead, mercury, and mineral oil? These chemicals are all found in store bought skin care and makeup products, which can disrupt the endocrine system and are carcinogenic. Google the ingredients on the labels of your products.
I am all for good, clean, glowing skin but no thanks on the chemicals. Here is a super easy DIY all-natural toner you can make to start getting toxins out of your skin care regimen.
Witch Hazel (unscented) - fill 3/4
Dried rose petals (food grade) - optional.
Add 5 drops each of the following oils:
Note: The color from the roses will pull into the toner eventually until they are nearly white.
HOW TO USE:
Apply this toner to clean skin before applying moisturizer to cleanse, hydrate, balance and support healthy skin.
Benefits of individual ingredients:
Witch Hazel & Rose Petals
Originally used by the Egyptians to promote beautiful, radiant skin. Geranium has a peaceful, calm floral aroma that not only smells amazing when added to your hair or skin care products, but may help cleanse and maintain healthy, youthful-looking skin.
This sweet, honey-like and woody oil may help reduce the appearance of uneven skin tones, promote the appearance of healthy-looking skin as well as feelings of relaxation and tranquility.
This floral, sweet, herbaceous oil with woody undertones cleanses and soothes minor skin irritations, reduces the appearance of blemishes, supports aging skin and can sooth skin after a day in the sun. It also contains constituents that help calm the mind and body.
This fresh, earthy oil is cleansing and moisturizing. It helps reduce the appearance of blemishes and maintain healthy-looking skin.