Beauty face toning
Many women swear by using a toner as part of their morning and evening beauty routine for soft and glowing skin. Toning lotions are designed to get rid of traces of make-up and tone and tighten pores, making them less visible. Try this recipe for a freshening melissa herbal toning lotion.
TIGHTEN AND TONE
Use this treatment after cleansing, but before moisturizing.
- Prepare a melissa infusion by putting 2 tablespoons of chopped fresh melissa leaves in a small heatproof bowl.
- Pour over 180ml/6fl oz boiling water, and allow to infuse for at least 15 minutes. Strain, then refrigerate.
- Apply the infusion to the skin with a cotton wool pad. Your skin should feel fresh and clean.
Lemon juice, pureed peach juice, tomato juice, aleo vera and the residue of pureed cucumber are all excellent anti-ageing natural astringents that could try as toners for your facial skin.