I’ve been on a big roll lately creating new DIYs! Some flop, but some I end up really loving and this face mist is one of them that I like! I’ve jumped out of the box and am using different ingredients and this toner is no exception! Not to mention, it’s pink! And that pretty pink hue is from all-natural, skin loving hibiscus! With a mix of blood orange hydrosol and lemon witch hazel, we’ve got ourselves a skin brightening spritzer your skin will love!
Blood Orange Hydrosol has been dubbed, “Sunshine in a Bottle” due to it’s uplifting, citrus smell. It helps brighten skin by boosting blood flow and calming inflammation. It will help to control blemishes and lock in moisture. Lemon Witch Hazel tightens pores, refreshes skin and cleanses. Feel free to use other scents of witch hazel. Thayers offers cucumber, rose, lavender etc. I love them all. Geranium and Lavender come together to help reduce the appearance of wrinkles, encourage cell turnover, reduce puffinesss and redness and accelerates the healing process!
Hibiscus is especially helpful to the skin because it contains Alpha Hydroxy Acids which help exfoliate, smooth and brighten skin tone. Hibiscus is also naturally hydrating and anti aging due to it’s high antioxidant content.
In order to get the pink color, hibiscus must be soaked in the witch hazel and hydrosol. An empty tea bag is required because the hibiscus powder will not dissolve completely and leave your toner somewhat grainy. You can actually make your toner bright pink the longer you allow the tea bag to soak! Plus the more hibiscus, the more benefits!
What You’ll Need:
- Empty Tea Bags
- A Shallow Cup
- Hibiscus Powder
- Lemon Witch Hazel
- Blood Orange Hydrsol
- 2 ounce glass spray bottle
- Small Funnel
- Lavender Essential Oil
- Geranium Essential Oil
Blood Orange Hibiscus Facial Mist
- Add the witch hazel and hydrosol to the glass cup.
- Fill the empty tea bag with about 1/2-1 tsp. of hibiscus.
- Staple the top of the tea bag and place 1/2 way into the liquid.
- Allow to sit in the liquid for a minute or until you achieve the pink color you like.
- Transfer liquid into 2 ounce glass spray bottle using the small funnel.
- Add essential oils.
Use this toner morning and night after cleansing and before moisturizing. You can apply by spritzing directly on your face or if you would like more of a cleansing action, you can spray into a cotton round and swipe over your skin.
This DIY is easy to make and beneficial as it is pretty! Yay for hibiscus powder!! Oh and I’ve got another label for ya! You can save this image and have Sticker You make waterproof/restickable labels or just print yourself by using THESE labels and uploading the picture to the Avery website! Learn more about Sticker You plus get loads more label designs HERE.