It is very important to take care of your skin on an everyday basis. Some of the basics have to be followed in order to have a healthy and glowing skin. Apart from cleansing and scrubbing, it is very important to spend time in toning as well. There are a number of products that are available in the market, but not many are aware that there are also certain ingredients that are available right at the comfort of your home. It is important to tone your skin as it is essential to make sure that the pores of the skin have closed so no dirt or particles enter as they can lead to problems like acne. It is also important to restore the pH balance of the skin.
Here are a few options that could be used to tone your skin at home with the help of natural ingredients.
1. Cucumber and rose water– Take a blender and thrown in half of a cucumber along with a spoonful of lemon juice, 2 spoons of distilled water and 2 spoons of rose water. Blend the mixture until smooth and watery. Apply the prepared solution on the face with a cotton pad generously and get rid of the puffiness instantly. You will also feel a refreshed skin instantly.
2. Peppermint tea and lemon – You need three peppermint flavor tea bags and add them to 1.5 cups of boiling water for about 20 minutes. Transfer the tea in to a bottle and add half a spoon of lemon juice to it. Mix the ingredients well and allow it to rest in a refrigerator. After it cools down, apply the mixture with a cotton pad and wipe the skin and you will get a refreshed skin, free of open pores.
3. Green tea – Green tea is also easily available in any house hold and you need 2 green tea bags brewed in 1.5 cups of water. Add some 20 drops of essential oil of your choice and allow it to boil for at least 15 minutes. Refrigerate the mixture and apply it on the face with the help of a cotton pad.
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