Skin toners are necessary for all skin types. It follows immediately
after cleansing and helps to refresh the skin. Skin toners helps to
improve blood circulation to the skin surface and gives the skin the
glow that is associated with its good health. Natural skin toners
completes the skin cleansing routine and tones up the skin leaving it
fresh and clean.
In a way toning completes the cleansing process by removing every
trace of cleanser and other residue. Skin toners also helps to close
and refine the pores. this of particular importance to oily skin and
Toner, or freshener. removes the last traces of dirt and excess
cleanser. Some toners contain alcohol to remove excess oil, but
alcohol-free toners are a better choice. Toner containing alcohol can
be drying and should be diluted even for oily skins.
Alcohol based astringent are sometimes recommended for oily skins.
Some are harsh on the skin. if there is any burning sensation,
discontinue use. Stick to herbal skin toners containing rose, honey or
A skin tonic containing rose is ideal for improving skin texture. If
you have an oily skin wipe the skin a few times during the day with a
rose skin tonic. This helps to remove oily secretion and keeps the skin
free of grime and stale sweet deposits.
Sometimes a quick tonic helps to refresh the skin between a hard
days work and a social evening. It helps to relax and refresh. Apply a
face mask that is suited to your skin type and lie down with your feet
slightly raised. Place cotton wool pads soaked in rose water over your
closed eyes. Relax for 10 minutes. It can really help to rejuvinate you
and bring sparkle back to your tired eyes. After washing off the mask,
pat your skin briskly with skin toners using cotton wool pads. You will
feel totally renewed and refreshed. The fragrance of rose helps to
soothe the nerves and induce relaxation.
* Sweep the toner on to your face with a cotton wool pad, moving up and out, avoiding the eye area.
* Blot your skin dry with a tissue.