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Homemade Toner Recipes For Oily Skin

By: Sneha A

Apart from cleansing, toning is an extremely essential part of the skin care routine for people with an oily skin.

For oily-skinned people, regular toning helps in the absorption of excess oils from the skin and in clearing up the dirt that had been settled on the face and on the skin pores.

Make Your Own Face Toner At Home

The market today is flooding with numerous brands of toners claiming to give you a soft and healthy skin, but in reality, these chemical-laden products only lead to doing the opposite of what is expected out of them.

These chemical products are not available at a low cost, but are actually very expensive.

So, why to drain all that money, when you actually have the option of homemade toner recipes for oily skin, which are not only more economical but are also much more suited for your skin?

The homemade toner recipes to treat oily skin are the best remedies to get that acne-free and sparkling look on your face.

Ayurvedic Remedies For An Oily Skin

These not only save you from burning a hole in your pocket, but are also simple enough to be made just from some very common ingredients found in your kitchen or garden area.

If you do not believe it, try some of these and see the change for yourself.


1. The Green Tea Toner:

Green tea has very powerful antioxidants that keep your skin looking young and fresh naturally. The polyphenols in it stop the wrinkles and other signs of ageing from being formed. Making a green tea toner at home is extremely simple. All you have to do is to steep 2 green tea bags in some boiling water and then leave it to cool. Store it in a spray bottle and you're done.


2. Rose Water Toner:

Rose water is well known for its beauty-enhancing properties. It helps in reducing inflammation and brings back the lost glow of the skin. Store some organic pure rose water in a spray bottle and use it every day to freshen up your skin tone.


3. Cucumber Water Toner:

Cucumber is an age-old method for soothing skin irritations. Using cucumber water as a toner on your skin will help you in tightening those pores and bringing back the life of your lifeless skin.


4. Aloe Vera Toner:

Aloe vera is the best ingredient that you can use to restore the pH balance of your skin. Also, it is an effective remedy for treating sunburns. Using it as a skin toner on a daily basis can bring a magical change on your face. All you need to do is to extract the gel from the plant by splitting it open and there you go, you have an amazing homemade toner to treat oily skin.


5. Neem Toner:

Neem has numerous benefits and one among them is its ability to cure skin problems. Grab hold of some neem leaves, wash them and then allow them to boil in a cup of water, keeping the utensil covered. Now, allow it to cool and then refrigerate the neem water. Your toner is now ready to be used.


6. Lemon And Peppermint:

Take a peppermint tea bag and allow it to steep in boiling water. Now, let it cool and then add some lemon juice to it. If you want, you could also add some hazelnut powder to the mixture. Stir the solution well, refrigerate it and Viola!

Read more about: skin care, oily skin, face
Story first published: Friday, March 25, 2016, 22:00 [IST]
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