Toning is a very essential part of everyday CTM regime. It is highly favoured to tone the skin after cleansing and before moisturizing. Toning improves in tightening of the pores and for this, a comforting and calming toner is always preferred that makes the skin feel smooth and cool. Rose water and aloe vera – both make an outstanding skin toner. And what can be a more reliable toner than the one that combines the decency of these too? DIY Soothing Rose Aloe Vera Toner
Aloe Vera works as a great natural toner for skin care. While cutting off or broken from its plant, the aloe vera leaves emit a clear gel that can be practised on wounds and minor cuts and on normal skin to soothe. Not only aloe vera benefits in sun burn, it also helps in treating acne. A lot of women swear by aloe vera when it comes to nursing skin rashes, bumps, pimples and other skin predicaments. Aloe Vera also carries lots of anti oxidants including beta carotene and Vit. C & E both of which are extremely beneficial for skin.
Similar to aloe vera, rose plant is also tied with immense benefits for skin. Ancient Greeks and Romans are identified to use rose petals and rose water in their daily beauty regime. Rose water is a natural skin toner. It has got skin tightening traits which is why plain rose water in itself can be practised as a skin toner. Also, rose is a great origin of Vit. C and that provides us with another reason to use rose on skin. Its elegant, lingering aroma serve in uplifting the skin and makes it soft and gleaming.
How To Make DIY Soothing Rose Aloe Vera Toner
The preparation of this toner is very simple as it needs only two ingredients. Just follow the preparations below and your rose aloe toner will be available in minutes.
- Fresh Rose Petals
- Fresh Aloe Vera gel
- Cut off a small aloe vera leaf from the plant. Clean it off and rasp fresh clear gel from it.
- Wash off the fresh rose leaves from the flower.
- Put both ingredients in a blender and run on high speed.
- You will notice little bubbles and liquid in the jar. That is our toner!
- Strain the toner in a blank jar.
- Store it in a jar.
You can also use market bought aloe vera gel if fresh gel is not possible. But I favour using the fresh gel as much as possible. If kept in refrigerator, this can go surely for 5-7 days. To further enhance its potency and aroma, you can also add essential oil of your choice through this step is quite optional.
How to use the toner:
After cleaning of the skin, tap some toner on a cotton swab and lightly rub the swab all over the face. Grasp up with a moisturizer.
Benefits of DIY Soothing Rose Aloe Vera Toner:
- It is very calming and soothing on the skin
- It assists in tightening of the skin
- Carries the goodness of rose and aloe vera
- Freshly made without any chemicals
- Heals in treating sub burn and sun tan
- Helps in nursing acne and other skin rashes
- Helps in enhancing overall skin elasticity
Try making this simple toner. It is easy to make and the best part is that you can customize it as per your skin class. You can add more of aloe vera if that accommodates you or more of rose if that suits you better than aloe vera. Joining an essential oil of your choice is also an added advantage.
Make your beauty products at your home and revel in their natural care.