Homemade Cucumber Toner

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Using a toner as the final step in your beauty care routine can help smooth your face and close pores opened during the cleansing process. If you prefer a natural, homemade toner to complete this final step, consider using a homemade cucumber toner. According to BotanicalOnline.com, the many benefits provided by this fruit make it a good choice for external skin care. The high water content in cucumbers hydrates and cools your skin, vitamin E helps counteract environmental effects and natural oils in cucumbers help soften your skin.

Simple Cucumber Toner

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Grate one cucumber into a bowl.

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Dip the end of a washcloth or a cotton ball into the bowl and let it soak up the cucumber juice.

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Sweep the washcloth or cotton ball over your face and let dry.

Cucumber Tomato Toner

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Cut the cucumber and tomato into chunks. Place in the food processor and process until smooth.

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Pat the mixture, without rubbing, onto your face and neck using your fingers. Leave it for five minutes.

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Rinse well with warm water and pat dry with a clean towel.

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Place the remaining mixture in a storage container and store for up to 10 days in your refrigerator.

Cucumber Honey Toner

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Peel the cucumber and chop into small pieces.

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Place the chopped cucumber in a food processor and puree.

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Put a piece of cheesecloth over the glass bowl and strain the cucumber puree. Discard the cucumber solids, leaving only the clear juice.

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Add the honey and stir gently. Pour the liquid into a plastic bottle.

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Shake the mixture before using. Squirt onto a cotton ball, sweep across your face and neck, and let dry.