The debate about whether or not you should use a toner has been going around for a long time, but if you’ve got oily or acne prone skin, a toner is a MUST. What toners do is that they balance the skin’s pH, therefore controlling excess production of sebum (oil) as well as picking up and leftover dirt and bacteria. These 5 DIY toner recipes are a collection of some of our favorite homemade toners and we swear by them!
5 DIY Toner Recipes
This is one of the easiest toner recipes you can make and it works like a charm! Choose from 2 different recipes (click on the link above) for normal/dry skin and for oily/acne prone skin.
- 1/3 parts vinegar
- 2/3 parts filtered water
- 5-10 drops (per 2 oz mixture) of your favorite essential oil
A super refreshing toner that will wake your senses right up! This toner is simply amazing because it’s packed full of vitamins and antioxidants, leaving skin fresh and super soft.
- 1 medium cucumber
- 2-3 fresh basil leaves
- 5 drops tea tree oil
- 2-3 tbsp rosewater
If you’re looking to brighten up dull skin, this is the toner for you! This coffee toner is super easy to make and will leave skin glowing!
- Freshly brewed coffee
- Cotton pads
Another brightening toner, this lemon & witch hazel version is perfect for those with acne scars, dark spots, or skin stains.
- 1 lemon (preferably organic)
- witch hazel
- purified water
A perfect toner for those with oily & acne prone skin, this pineapple toner uses simple and natural ingredients to get rid of bacteria and balance skin.
- 2 cup filtered water
- 2 tbsp pineapple juice
- 1 vitamin C tablet
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