Top Five Natural Homemade Skin Toners For Oily Skin

Natural Homemade Skin Toners For Oily Skin

Toning is very important skin care routine and you should follow regular especially if you have an oily skin. It absorbs the excess oil and removes dirt from your face. Toning makes your skin clean as well as moisturized. It restores the pH balance and thus reducing the skin pore size, which is highly crucial to manage the production of sebum.

Natural Homemade Skin Toners For Oily Skin

Natural Homemade Skin Toners For Oily Skin

What Are The Benefits of Toning

Toning is an important step that you should follow to complete the cleansing process. Many of us may not opt this step but toning removes dirt, oil and grim from the skin. In addition, it soothes, nourish and hydrates the skin and maintains the healthy pH balance level of the skin.

Other Benefits Skin Toning Especially for an Oily Skin are as Follows:

1. Skin Toning Reduces Acne

Acne is unsightly and painful. It is a common skin issue in teens but adults may also suffer from it. It is painful and can cause scarring. It makes the skin appear oily, dull, and unbalanced. Facial toner removes the extra oil, and build-up of dead skin cells. It reduces the amount of facial blemishes and acne. Regular use of facial toners prevents further breakout.

2. Toning Tightens Pores

Large pores makes the skin susceptible to dirt, oil, toxins, and leads to infections. Regular toning tightens the pores, reduces the intensity of oils and prevents the toxin build up on the skin. This provides a cleaner and less oily appearance. In addition, it prevents acne.

3. Toning Provides Nourishment

Facial toners hydrates skin and maintains the smoothness and elasticity. A moisturized skin appears fresh and youthful. Proper hydration also alleviates the early signs of aging. You may use facial toners laden with vitamins to maintain the skin health.

4. Toning Detoxifies the Skin

Toxins build up affects the health of your skin health and its appearance. Mostly toxins come from pollution and chemical laden cosmetics. Toning removes environmental toxins and chemical residues from our skin. This in turn makes the skin appear bright and healthy, acne free and delays aging.

5. Maintains Skin pH Balance

Toning is essential to maintain pH of the skin. If pH level is balanced, skin is less oily. This prevents infections and provides a smoother and vibrant skin appearance.

Homemade Facial Toners for Oily Skin

There are many commercial toners sold in the market. Chemical laden claims to provide you a fresh feel to the skin but they contain alcohol and sulfate that creates skin irritation and makes the skin dry. Better try homemade facial toners

1. Neem Skin Toner

Neem contains natural oils. It has the property to control excessive oil production. In addition, it prevents acne and pimples. Neem toner moisturizes the skin.

Neem Skin Toner

Neem Skin Toner

Neem is antibacterial and antiseptic. It treats a number of skin diseases. Boil a handful of neem leaves in 2 cup of water for 10-12 minutes. Let the water cool down and then strain it and store in a container in a cool place. Whenever required apply it with a cotton ball.

2. Mint Skin Toner

Mint balances sebum production. It contains methnol that cools down the skin. Also, mint is antibacterial. Mint is one of the common ingredient in moisturizers, astringent and cleansers. In addition reduces the pores size and provides you a smooth and young appearance.



To prepare mint toner boil three cups of water. Add a handful of mint leaves and boil the water till it reduces to half. Cool, strain and store the mint toner in a container. Use when required.

3. Lemon Juice Skin Toner

Another homemade toner for oily skin is prepared with lemon juice. We also require witch hazel for it. Bothare natural astringents. They reduce the sebum production and tightens the skin pores.

Lemon juice is rich in vitamin C that lightens scars, pigmentation, and effectively treats acne and skin disorders. Lemon contain citric acid that lightens the skin tone.

Lemon Juice Skin Toner

Lemon Juice Skin Toner

Squeeze juice of a lemon juice and add some water and a few drops of witch hazel. Clean you face and apply lemon face toner

4. Pomegranate Skin Toner

Pomegranate is loaded with vitamin C. It maintains the natural oil balance of skin.
Being rich in antioxidants, it prevents free radical damage and slows aging. In addition, it nourishes skin.



Mix fresh pomegranate juice with a few drops of witch hazel. Also, add a little water. Clean and tone your face with it.

5. Cucumber Skin Toner

Cucumber has astringent agents. It eliminates sebum and excessive oil and tightens the skin pores. It cooling effect reduce the harmful effects of sun. In addition, cucumber hydrates the skin and makes it soft and smooth. Extract cucumber juice and apply over your face with the help of a cotton swab. Dry and rinse your face.

Cucumber Skin Toner

Cucumber Skin Toner

You can easily prepared the skin toners with the simple ingredients at home. For best results, use it two time in a day.

Dr. Ritu Kumari Gupta
Dr. Ritu Kumari Gupta:  Professionally a homeopathic doctor and a dietician Dr. Ritu Kumari Gupta is passionate about writing health and parenting blogs. She believes in holistic approach towards health and well being.