If you are one of the many women who suffer from oily skin, you might want to consider using an all-natural toner before you go to a commercial product, many of which have harsh chemical additives like perfumes, alcohols and dyes that can damage skin and make the problem worse. Below are 7 natural toners that are both effective and general for remedying oiliness and leave your skin healthy and nourished.
This may sound strange, but cold water is one of the best natural toners there is, provided you do not use tap water. It will provide hydration to your skin, reduce acne and help control oiliness. To use, simply spritz cold water on your face in the morning before you start your routine.
A toner made of 1 part water to 2 parts lemon juice will give you a natural astringent which helps control oily skin while its natural anti-microbial properties will kill bacteria that causes acne in the first place. It will also help reduce the appearance of large pores.
A toner of water to which cucumber has been added sooths and cools inflammation of the skin and is a natural cleanser to rid your pores of excess dirt and sebum, leaving your face with a smooth and firm appearance.
Rose Water Toner
Rose water has been used since ancient times to tone the skin, reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles and leave dull skin with a fresh glow. It also will help reduce the size of large pores and has a wonderful fragrance as well.
Green Tea Toner
The powerful antioxidants contained in green tea are wonderful toners and also help to fight against damage and aging to the skin, fighting wrinkles and fine lines as well as provided deep moisture and removing excess oils from the skin.
Aloe Vera Toner
Toner containing aloe vera will help balance your skin’s natural pH as well as hydrating it and tightening pores. It also helps to sooth down skin that has been damaged by sunlight or too much wind and is excellent for use if your skin is particularly sensitive.
Neem toner is excellent for restoring skin that is dry and cracked as well as calming redness and irritation in conditions like acne or eczema. In addition, it helps to remove excess oil from the skin will still leaving it hydrated.
So if you do suffer from oily skin, consider using any of the natural toners mentioned above. Their ingredients are easy to come by, often being things you may already have around the house, and you will find that they are oftentimes much more effective than their commercial counterparts and leave your skin truly toned, pH balanced and deeply hydrated.
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