During this time of year, the winter air can be cold and unforgiving. This can inevitably take its toll on your self-care beauty regimen.
Lemon juice is an irresistibly popular ingredient in facial recipes these days and it’s a great secret weapon to treat your skin with key nutrients that have been drained by those cold and dry months.
Vital nutrients that stimulate the production of new skin cells, like vitamin C, can be naturally found in lemons. And not only is the juice from lemons really great for treating those stubborn blemishes from acne and also oily skin, it also makes a great toner too -resulting in beautifully bright, glowing skin!
Other benefits of using a lemon infused toner include:
It Helps The Appearance of Your Pores
A good toner will help reduce the site of enlarged pores by removing impurities that clog them up and make them look larger.
It Restores The PH Balance of Your Skin
A tell tale sign of skin that is out of balance is dryness. This brings me to the next benefit of using a facial toner…
It Helps Moisturize Your Skin
A great toner also helps bind and boost facial moisturizers, amplifying their hydrating powers.
…so now that we’ve covered some of the essential benefits of using this refreshing lemon toner, let’s get to the amazingly simple recipe that will give you that extra daily facial cleansing power!
-1 Fresh Lemon (organic if possible)
-Purified Water (bottled or filtered)
-Plastic Spray Bottle
1. Squeeze the juice from 1 lemon in a bowl and remove seeds.
2. Combine the juice of the lemon with 1/4 cup of Witch Hazel. For dryer skin types, you can use a little less Witch Hazel.
3. Then add 1 cup of purified water.
4. Pour your ravishing toner in the plastic spray bottle and shake well.
Now you’re all ready to apply this fabulously simple toner to a cotton swab. When you’re ready to use it, simply swipe it across your face after rinsing or washing your face. Also, be sure to discard any unused portion after two weeks of making.
So what do you think? Give this one a shot and let me know how it works for you!