Your Natural Skin Care Routine:
Skin Care Toners
Welcome to lesson #3, your third step in beginning your own natural
skin care routine: Skin
As each step of the basic natural skin care routine of exfoliation,
cleansing, toning and moisturizing build upon the other you will begin
to see better and better results.
you having fun with the lessons so far?
I hope that you are learning how easy it is to care for your aging skin
concerns simply by using the ingredients right in your own kitchen.
we will be making a quick and easy rejuvenating
facial toner That will cost you just a few pennies.
But then. . . we are going to get creative
and turn the same basic toner recipe into a variety of other anti-aging
Making your own natural facial toners couldn't be
Skin care toners also give the skin a final cleansing, tighten pores,
skin from environmental pollutants.
Natural toners infuse
the skin with nutrients in addition to restoring
the skin's natural pH balance.
They are a wonderfully refreshing way to keep skin tissue hydrated
while stimulating the skin cells to promote cell regeneration.
This particular toner recipe is rich
in age fighting antioxidants which
reduces free radical activity, has natural antibacterial, emollient,
astringent, and a host of other rejuvenating properties.
Anti-Aging Toner Recipe ~
tablespoons of green tea leaves (or 3
to 4 green tea bags)
1 cup mineral water
1 tablespoon honey
1 teaspoon olive oil
2 tablespoons finely chopped
normal skin types can substitute half
of the mineral water
Oily to acne
prone skin types can add 2 to 3 tablespoons of cider
vinegar or substitute half of the mineral water with vodka for an extra
Simmer all ingredients in a small sauce pan over medium heat for at
least five minutes. Let cool. Squeeze out the tea bags back into the
saucepan. Strain into clean bottle.
Use to tone skin once or twice daily. The toner will keep for
up to a week without refrigeration.
Now let's start getting creative!
Adapting skin care toners and other natural recipes to provide
treatments couldn't be easier.
For example, this same basic recipe can also be used as a facial