10 Herbal Face Sprays For A Brighter-looking Skin

By: Sneha A

Our skin is what protects our body from all the harmful radiations and impurities. Being the largest organ of the body, it is the skin that faces the wrath of pollution, UV rays, heat and dust and it does suffer a lot from this too.

All these things take a toll on the skin and make it appear dull, wrinkly, with hyper-pigmentation, acne, freckles and a number of other skin-related issues.

To deal with these issues, having a proper skin regimen is vital and a good skin care regimen begins with toning. So, here we have a list of 10 herbal cooling sprays that will instantly brighten up your dull tired skin. Take a look.


1. Cucumber, Rose Water and Aloe Vera

Blend 1 peeled cucumber, ½ a tsp of lime juice, 1 tsp of aloe vera, ½ a cup of distilled water and ½ a cup of rose water nicely. Then, strain it with the help of a muslin cloth. Store it in a spray bottle and there you go, your herbal face spray is ready to be used!


2. Camphor and Rose Water

In a bottle of rose water, mix some natural powdered camphor. Shake it well. This is great to refresh your skin and treat acne.


3. Chamomile Tea

To bring your damaged skin back to life, chamomile tea is a great way. Steep 1 tea bag for 5 minutes in 100 ml of boiling water and then allow it to cool and store it in a spray bottle. You can apply this on your skin and leave it on for 15 minutes before rinsing it off.


4. Green Tea

Green tea is also a great way to treat dry and dull skin. Here too you are to boil 100 ml of water and steep a green tea bag for 5 minutes. Spritz it on your face and neck and leave it on for 15 minutes and rinse.


5. Lavender Face Spray

To rejuvenate your skin, you can mix 5 drops of lavender essential oil, 1 tsp of witch hazel and 1 cup of distilled water. Store it in a spray bottle and shake it well before use.


6. Neem

Neem is very well known for its medicinal properties and in treating a wide range of skin conditions. Boil a handful of Neem leaves in two cups of water. Let it cool, later strain and store it in a spray bottle. Use this 2-3 times in a day.


7. Apple Cider Vinegar

Apple cider vinegar is a fantastic way to balance the pH of the skin and to brighten up the complexion. For this, dilute 2 tbsp of apple cider by mixing it with 4 tbsp of distilled water and viola your herbal spray is ready to work its magic!


8. Mint

It has antibacterial properties that can effectively deal with certain skin-related problems. Take 2 handful of mint leaves, wash and then boil them with 2 cups of water. Now, strain the solution and allow it to cool down. You can use this as a toner 2 to 3 times in a day.


9. Lemon

One of the easiest ways to freshen up your skin is by applying some lemon juice. You can also mix it with some rose water to achieve better results. Get a spray bottle and store it in the same, and you have the cheapest yet effective face spray.


10. Aloe Vera

Squeeze out the get of from an aloe vera leaf and apply it on to your face. Let it stay for nearly 15-20 minutes and then wash with cool water. It is one of the most effective remedies to moisturise and increase the firmness of your skin and a best way to tone your tired, dull skin.

Story first published: Wednesday, October 12, 2016, 8:00 [IST]
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