With the weather heating up this is the perfect skin pick me up. A fun DIY facial toner made with fresh mint and orange peel that will leave your skin hydrated and with a perfect summers glow.
- Mint Leaves (handful)
- 1 Tablespoon Witch Hazel
- 1 Peel of an Orange (chopped up)
- 1 Cup Boiling Water
- 1 Canning Jar
- Spray Bottle/ Jar to keep it in (I bought mine from Walmart by the travel size products)
Natural ingredients have a lot of qualities that can help your skin look and feel great, and many can be found right in your kitchen. Why these ingredients?
- Soften and calms dry or itchy skin
- Rejuvenates and refreshes skin
- Decreases oil production
- Minimizes pores
- Improves hydration
- Loaded with Vitamin C (my skin care must)
- Gives skin a healthy glow
- Extracts dirt from pores
Remove peel from orange, chop up and place peel in a jar.
Chop up (finely) mint leaves and add to jar.
Boil Cup of water. Pour boiling water into jar over the mint & orange peel.Allow jar to cool and than cover with lid. Let toner sit overnight, shaking occasionally.
Strain the toner, removing the mint leaves and orange peel. Stir in 1 Tablespoon of Witch Hazel. Pour toner into a spray bottle or bottle to use.
Use! You can apply it morning and night after cleansing your face followed by your usual serums and moisturizer. Its shelf life should be about a month. I store mine in a spray bottle and keep it in my fridge and use it throughout the day when my skin needs some refreshing. Its perfect now that it is getting warm out 🙂
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