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?

Mint Leaves
  • Soften and calms dry or itchy skin
  • Rejuvenates and refreshes skin
  • Anti-inflammatory

Witch Hazel

  • Decreases oil production
  • Minimizes pores
  • Improves hydration

Orange Peel

  • Loaded with Vitamin C (my skin care must)
  • Gives skin a healthy glow
  • Extracts dirt from pores

Step 1:

Remove peel from orange, chop up and place peel in a jar.
Step 2:
Chop up (finely) mint leaves and add to jar.


Step 3:
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. 


Step 4:
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.


Step 5:
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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