Our physical, mental and emotional self transforms every season causing sensitivity to our enviroment. Our skin especially can show the stress of the changing patterns, so to keep our selves balanced it is helpful to use certain herbs and tonics to help calm and revitalize our skin. Achieving this balance requires nothing fancy, just simple herbs you can mix together yourself to create a cleansing mist/toner for your skin & face.
If you easily get breakouts that certain time or the month, or in environment changes Tee Tree Oil is your tonic!
- 1/2 cup filtered water
- 2 teaspoons vegetable glycerine
- 15 drops pure tea tree oil
Another great trick for breakouts and smoothing skin color & PH balance is Apple Cider Vinegar
- 1/4 cup unfiltered apple cider vinegar
- 1/3 cup filtered water
- 8 drops orange oil (or oil of choice, the oil is optional and used mostly for scent)
For a simple refreshing toner, or help with preserve tans or heal burns Witch Hazel works wonders!!
- 1/4 cup alcohol free witch hazel
- 1/4 cup filtered water
- 10 drop pure rose oil
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