Recipe by Charishma_Ramchandani
Mint leaves are rich in iron. Menthol helps tighten skin pores. This toner whisks away oil, surface dirt and dead skin cells from your skin. From the book: Natural Beauty At Home by Janice Cox.
Top Review by macera44
I made this a couple of days ago, and just love it! (I used orange blossom water). I keep it the fridge, now that it is hot, and it is very refreshing, and I can see a diference in my pores!! Thanks for sharing!
- 1 tablespoon dried mint or 3 tablespoons fresh mint leaves
- 2 cups boiling water
- 1 orange (only the peel, i.e., orange part only of it)
- 1 tablespoon vodka or 1 tablespoon witch hazel
Directions See How It's Made
- Put mint leaves in a heat resistant bowl.
- Pour 1 cup of boiling water over them.
- Allow to sit until completely cooled.
- Put the orange peel in another heat-resistant bowl.
- Pour the remaining boiling water over it.
- Let it sit until completely cooled.
- Take 1/4 cup of mint water, 1/4 cup of orange blossom water (available at any ethnic Indian grocery store and it's cheaper there than at a drug store/pharmacy) and 1 tbsp.
- of vodka or witch hazel, mix well and bottle in an airtight container.
- Apply to your skin using a clean cotton ball.
- You could use any remaining mint or orange water in a spray bottle as a freshener for skin and hair.
- Else, you could use this in your favourite cold cream recipe!