You don’t have spend hundreds of dollars on skin toners for oily skin when you can easily make homemade skin toners with ingredients that are easy to find and relatively inexpensive. People who suffer from oily skin should need to be sure that they don’t contribute more oil to the pores, but they also need to make sure that they don’t completely dry out the skin and cause irritations as well.
If you are looking for homemade oily skin toners, here are three different ones that you can make at home.
Lavender Oily Skin Toner
Combine lavender with neroli essential oil, which is derived from orange blossoms, to make a homemade oily skin toner that also cleanses the skin. The easiest way to make this skin toner is to fill up a spray bottle with lavender water and add a drop of the neroli oil. Spray the mixture onto your face anywhere from 1-3 times a day to tighten and cleanse the skin. This homemade skin toner will not clog your pores which makes it excellent for people with oily skin.
Witch Hazel Oily Skin Toner
A witch hazel oily skin toner doesn’t even require any other ingredients than witch hazel. After you have washed your face, soak a cotton pad in distilled witch hazel and dab it all around your face. You can use this skin toner up to two times a day, usually in the morning and then before bedtime. After using witch hazel for two weeks, cut down the use to only once a day, Witch hazel helps the pores to tighten up which helps reduce the amount of oil that is produced as well as makes pores appear smaller. Be sure to test a small area of your face by your neck before you apply the witch hazel to your entire face to test for any type of reaction. Also, when you but witch hazel be sure that it doesn’t contain any alcohol in it.
Sage Oily Skin Toner
The herb sage has astringent properties that also work well for making a skin toner for oily skin. To make a homemade skin toner from sage, take a tablespoon of the herb and add a cup of boiling water to it. Allow it to steep for 30 minutes and then strain the liquid. Allow the liquid to cool completely before you dab it on your face. You can store the leftover skin toner in a bottle for up to three days at room temperature or five days in the refrigerator. This oily skin toner will help to improve the look of the skin while not adding any additional oil to the skin.
These three homemade oily skin toners are easy to make and a lot cheaper than most skin toners that are sold from cosmetic and skin care companies. Best of all you can control the ingredients and you know that they are all natural and safe to use on your skin.