Refreshing Rose Hydrosol Toner


A toner is a wonderful addition to a face care routine. Spritzing the skin with liquid before applying lotion helps greatly with hydration. Let’s make a toner and you’ll see what I mean.

We’ll use a base of Rose Hydrosol for its excellent hydration properties. Witch Hazel is an astringent which helps tighten pores and refreshes the skin. It can be found at any drug store. Rounding out the formula are Glycerin as a humectant to draw water to the skin, Ivy Extract to combat blotchiness, and Polysorbate 80 as a light emulsifier to keep the ingredients cohesive.

FORMULA

50% Rose Hydrosol
41% Witch Hazel
3% Glycerin
3% Ivy Extract
3% Polysorbate 80

100-gram Test Batch

50 grams Rose Hydrosol
41 grams Witch Hazel
3 grams Glycerin
3 grams Ivy Extract
3 grams Polysorbate 80

8 ounce Batch

4 oz Rose Hydrosol
3.28 oz Witch Hazel
0.24 oz Glycerin
0.24 oz Ivy Extract
0.24 oz Polysorbate 80

INSTRUCTIONS

Mix ingredients thoroughly with a mixer or by shaking, then pour into a bottle with a spray pump lid.
To use, spray 3-4 times onto the face before applying lotion.

NOTES

This is the easiest product to make – it literally came together in a few minutes!
For a cooling self-care moment, keep the toner in the refrigerator, and mist your face when you feel overheated. Ahhhhh … bliss!

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About Denise

I'm a crazy goat lady who got into making my own soap with goat milk, found MMS to order supplies, and now I get to combine my love of creating skin care products with a job to pay the feed bill. I live in Alaska and greatly enjoy the unique aspects of my northern home - summer days when it never gets dark and the Northern Lights dancing above in winter. Favorite scents include Wild Mint and Ivy, Rhubarb & Sugar Cane, and Eucalyptus Spearmint.

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