If you want to have good skin, all you need to follow is cleansing, exfoliating, toning, and moisturizing. These are the basic steps every people should follow for healthy and glowing skin. While most people follow cleansing regularly, they tend to miss using toner as they believe cleansing can take care of all the impurities. But, cleansing is not enough to remove all the impurities on your face. Therefore, using a toner is a must especially for those having oily or acne-prone skin. They remove all the dirt missed by your cleanser. So these homemade toners for oily skin are one of the best things you can make at home with limited ingredients.

Benefits of using toner:

  1. It tightens up the pores of your skin
  2. It restores the skin’s pH balance
  3. It helps in preventing skin breakouts
  4. It provides nourishment and hydration to your skin
  5. It helps in complete cleansing
  6. It adds the layer of protection
  7. It acts as a moisturizer

When to use Toner?

Toner is the second process of CTM (cleansing, toning, moisturizing) routine. You can use it once in the morning and once at night.

Here are the steps which you can follow to tone your skin well.

Step 1: Wash your skin with a good natural cleanser. Gently massage it on your skin to remove dirt and makeup.

Step 2: Take a cotton ball and some toner to it. Gently wipe it on your face and neck to remove the remaining dirt. and impurities. You can also spray the toner on your face directly.

Step 3: Now you can apply the moisturizer on your skin.

Here are the 10 DIY homemade toners for oily skin which can easily be made with the help of few ingredients available in your kitchen.

1. Apple Cider Vinegar Toner

What you’ll need

  • Apple cider vinegar- 2tbsp
  • Water- 1 cup

How to do

  • Mix the 2 tbsp of ACV into a cup of water in a glass container.
  • Dab a cotton ball into the solution and apply it to your skin
  • Store the leftover toner and used it again.

2. Cucumber Toner

homemade toners for oily skin

What you’ll need

  • Fresh Cucumber- 1/2 or small size

How to do

  • Remove the outer layer of cucumber and cut it into small piece
  • Grind it and strain the juice
  • Take the cotton ball and dab it in the solution and apply it all over your face.
  • Store the leftover toner in a fridge and shake it well before using it

3. Aloe Vera Toner

homemade toners for oily skin

What you’ll need

  • Aloe Vera Leaf

How to do

  • Extract the transparent gel of an aloe Vera leaf.
  • Blend it until you get the watery gel-like substance
  • Apply it to your skin and leave it on for a few minutes.

4. Mint Leaves Toner

homemade toners for oily skin

What you’ll need

  • Mint Leaves

How to do

  • Boil around 5-6 cups of water
  • Turn off the flame and add 10-12 mint leaves into it
  • Allow it to cool down properly
  • Dab a cotton pad into the solution and wipe your face with it.

5. Lemon Juice Toner

homemade toners for oily skin

What you’ll need

  • Lemon

How to do

  • Add 1 tablespoon of lemon to 1 cup of water
  • With the help of a cotton pad, apply the solution to your face.
  • Store it in a spray bottle.

6. Green Tea Toner

homemade toners for oily skin

What you’ll need

  • Green tea

How to do

  • Boil a cup of green tea
  • Let it cool completely
  • Apply it in your face with the help of cotton pad or just spritz it on your face
  • Store it in a spray bottle

7. Camphor and Rosewater Toner

What you’ll need

  • Camphor
  • Rose Water

How to do

  • Add a pinch of camphor in a bottle of rosewater. Mix well
  • Apply it on your face

Toners are wonderful for oily skin and that too if they are made with all-natural products. They prevent acne and keep your skin healthy and smooth. Which homemade toner you would prefer? Do let me know your thoughts in the comment section below