If you want a natural alternative to toners, and a remedy for oily type and acne prone skin, you should check out this recipe.
1 tsp each Lavender and rose leaves
125ml (1/2 cup) Distilled or filtered water
50 ml (3 Tbsp) Witch Hazel
20ml (4 tsps) Aloe Vera gel
30ml (2 Tbsp) Lavender water
8 drops Lavender Essential oil
8 drops Tea Tree Essential oil
4 Drops Lemon Essential oil
1) Infuse herbs in boiled water. Allow to steep for 15 minutes, strain and keep liquid, allow to cool .
2) Blend liquid and remaining ingredients together
3) Pour into a clean container.
Shake before use. Store in a cool dark location, refrigerate for up to 8 months. Unrefrigerated shelf life approx 3 months.
Apply with a cotton wool.
All materials can be bought online from www.SoapCafeMalta.com under the category ''DIY Cosmetic Supplies''