DIY Skin Toner

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This month’s feature is natural beauty and skin care, and we’re starting off with a Simple DIY Skin Toner. You can make this recipe at home and save money, and still get the great benefits for your skin.

Simple DIY Skin Toner

What you need:

glass bottle
2 ounces cooled, steeped organic green tea
2 ounces witch hazel
5 drops Young Living Lavender Essential Oil
5 drops Young Living Geranium Essential oil

1. Mix together.
2. Apply to clean, dry face with skin care pad.

In this randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled clinical trial, green tea extract was found to have  resulted in significant reductions in lesions located on the nose, perioral area and chin in post-adolescent acne in women.

Witch hazel is an astringent, which means it causes the contraction of body tissues, typically of the skin. This can help manage oily skin and clean away dead cells and excess oils.

Steam distilled from the flowering plants grown at the Young Living farms in Simiane-la-Rotonde, France, and Mona, Utah, lavender is the most versatile essential oil. Its refreshing, relaxing scent has balancing properties that also bring a sense of calm.
In Aromatherapy can be used topically:

  • to help relieve joint or muscle pain associated with sprains, strains & rheumatoid arthritis
  • or inhaled can act as a nervine and calmative which enhances relaxation
  • or inhaled to reduce the symptoms of cold & cough
  • when experiencing digestive discomfort can act as a carminative and antispasmodic
  • to help relieve headache

Geranium essential oil has an uplifting, floral aroma. Diffuse its balancing, peaceful, and calming aroma or apply it topically to help maintain the appearance of tender skin. Geranium includes the naturally occurring constituents citronellol and geraniol, and is an important ingredient in many skin care products.

In Aromatherapy can be used topically or inhaled:

  • to reduce the symptoms of cold & cough

But What If I Don’t Have Time For This?

Maybe your life is busy and you’d rather purchase a a natural skin toner that’s free of chemicals and is infused with essential oils, ready for you to use. Young Living has that, too.

Young Living’s ART Refreshing Toner gently removes impurities without drying the skin. The perfect blend of essential oils helps balance your skin’s pH, while leaving your face clean, toned, and refreshed.

And guess what? It has witch hazel water AND green tea extract in it. Bonus!

How do you get this? Existing Canadian members, login to your OTG office. US members, just your regular virtual office.

Not a member of Young Living? No problem. Click here to order these products not available in stores.

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