Thursday, 19 June 2014

Make-At-Home Cosmetics: Barely Basil Toning Water (tutorial)

Basil © dream79 - fotolia.com

The simplicity of this toner belies the anti-inflammatory, anti-acne power within. It is a wonderful treat for the skin and, wow, what a smell! 

Ingredients
Fresh basil
Water

Utensils
A cup
A kettle of boiled water
A glass storage jar or spray bottle

Method 
Place a bunch of basil leaves into a cup and fill to the top with boiling water. Leave until cool. Strain the liquid into a glass container or spray. You can use this twice a day after cleansing or throughout the day as desired. 

If you like this recipe, or if you want to try others, you can see our full recipe list, tips, tricks and an introduction. Before making your own cosmetics products, please read the following important posts: Make-At-Home Cosmetics: Sun-Safe Skin and Make-At-Home Cosmetics: Experimenting With Ingredients & Cosmetic Safety

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