Many people struggle with their problematic skin. Often it can be dried out, oily, has dark spots or is prone to blemishes. The skin is the base of our beauty routine and we look for a way to repair it.
Of course, there are too many skin products, but the ones who offer benefits usually are too expensive.
Luckily, you can make your own skincare products at home and save some money.
The Antioxidant Toner and Its Benefits
Antioxidant toners offer many skin benefits. Just like antioxidants take care of our organs and eliminate the free radicals, they do the same with our skin.
Antioxidants offer these benefits to the skin:
1. Anti-inflammatory properties
Antioxidants have a calming effect on your skin. It can reduce the inflammation in the skin, improve the blood and oxygen circulation, and improves the metabolism of the cells. When using antioxidants, your skin will have less blemishes and even less wrinkles.
2. Antioxidants firm and tone the skin
Skin elasticity decreases as we grow older. It can start looking droopy and wrinkly. Thanks to the tightening effect of the antioxidants, the skin can look years younger. You will notice this result if using an antioxidant toner.
3. Scars treatment
Do you have this problem and it makes you feel uncomfortable? If so, try an antioxidant toner. It can improve the blood flow to the scars tissue and blend into new skin that your body develops. It will make the scars less noticeable.
4. Reduce sun damage
Our daily sun exposing, especially in the summer can damage our skin cells, making them discolored, blotchy, leathery and can produce more lines and wrinkles. Antioxidants can restore the young-looking skin, reversing the damage of UV rays.
How to Prepare an Antioxidant Toner at Home
The preparation of an antioxidant toner at home is very simple. You will need:
– Purified water
– Organic apple cider vinegar
– Organic green tea bags
– (Blue chamomile essential oil is an optional ingredient you can add)
Put the tea bags in a cup of boiled purified water and let them sit for at least ½ hour. When soaked, add one teaspoon of organic apple cider vinegar into the water. If suits your taste, add a few drops of the chamomile essential oil.
When the mixture is ready, pat it on your face with organic cotton balls. You will feel refreshed after the first usage of the toner.