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Top 9 Homemade Skin Toners

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It is equally important to tone our skin like it is to cleanse it. Toner helps in removing excessive oil and dirt from our face. You may use toners available in the commercial market but if you are looking for something chemical free and 100% natural, then make your very own homemade toner with simple kitchen ingredients. Here’s a list of top 9 homemade skin toners you may try.

Best Homemade Skin Toners Natural:

1. Mint Leaves Toner:

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Take about 10 mint leaves and shred them. Boil a cup of water and drop the shredded mint leaves into it. Cover the cup with a lid and let it rest for 20-30 minutes or till it cools down completely. Strain and dab a cotton pad or washcloth into it and apply on your face when required. It not only tones your skin but also treats sunburn. Refrigerate the homemade toner for future use.

2. Basil Leaves Toner:

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The recipe of this toner is similar to that of mint leaves toner but it is best suitable for sensitive and combination skin type. Shred 10-15 basil leaves and keep it aside. Boil 1 ½ cup of water and take it off heat. Drop the shredded basil leaves into the boiled water and let it cool down completely. Apply the toner on your face by dabbing a cotton ball or washcloth into it. You can store it in a container and refrigerate for future use.

3. Ginger And Basil Leaves Toner:

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Take a few cloves of ginger, put it in a blender and blend until smooth. Shred 10 basil leaves and mix the ginger paste with it. When done, boil a cup of water and add the ginger and basil leaves paste into. Allow it to cool for 30-40 minutes. Store in a jar or container and refrigerate. Use it on your face to tone skin whenever necessary.

4. Papaya Toner:

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Take a portion of raw papaya and put it in a blender. Add a cup of ice cold water and blend until you get a smooth paste. Store the bottle in a paste and refrigerate. Apply the toner on your face by using your fingers. The shelf life of this toner is only 4-5 days maximum. So, make sure you don’t make much otherwise it will rot. Papaya toner is especially great for dry and burnt skin.

5. Tomato And Cucumber Toner:

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Take equal amounts of a cucumber and tomato. Extract juice out of them and mix well. This toner is especially effective on combination skin type. Use your fingers to apply toner on your face. Shelf life is 1-2 days maximum.

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6. Watermelon And Honey Toner:

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Extract juice from a small portion of a watermelon in a juicer. One cup will do. Add a teaspoon of honey into it and stir well. Apply the mixture on your face by dabbing a washcloth or cotton pad. Let it rest for a few minutes before washing it off. This mixture can last for 4 days so you can refrigerate it.

7. Apple And Honey Toner:

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Make a puree of one apple by peeling its skin first. Add a tablespoon of honey and stir the mixture well. Apply the mixture on your face using your fingers and leave it on for 15 minutes. Wash off with lukewarm water. You will get toned, radiant skin.

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8. Oatmeal And Yogurt Toner:

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Take a blender and put two tablespoons of oatmeal, one tablespoon of fresh lemon juice, four tablespoons of yogurt, one tablespoon of chopped parsley and one tablespoon of olive oil into it. Blend the mixture till you get a smooth paste. Use it on your face as a toner.

9. Milk, Honey And Egg Toner:

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Mix together two tablespoons of fresh milk, one tablespoon of honey and one egg. Stir well, apply it on your face and leave it on for 10 minutes. Wash off with cold water.

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