Toner for Troubled Skin

READY IN: 1min
Recipe by Mamas Kitchen Hope

This works great on teen skin or on those of us who are young at heart but get old enough to get a giant pimple right in the middle of a wrinkle!

Top Review by WI Cheesehead

I've used this for awhile now with some changes. 1 T is a lot of tee tree oil, so I reduced it to 1 tsp, added 1-2 tsp lemon juice and used about 6 oz witch hazel (reused my toner bottle). This is shelf stable and will last a long time. It gets any of the residual dirt that my cleanser may not have gotten. Love it! UPDATE: I use this every day and, as of Jan. 1st, I still haven't had to make another batch and it still stays fresh. Therefore this (with my changes) will go into my Top Fav's of 2009 cookbook. Original Review 4-1-09.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 tablespoon tea tree oil
  • 8 ounces witch hazel


  1. Mix together and store in an air tight container.
  2. Apply to skin twice daily.
  3. Straight Tea Tree can be applied to a single pimple with a q-tip for a fast remedy. Many times they are gone overnight. Just be careful as tea tree is very strong so do not use around eyes or any tender area. AND USE SPARINGLY!

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