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Rose & Lavender Facial Cleanser & Toner Spray

by Tiffany in Beauty, Essential Oils

Rose and Lavender Facial Cleanser Toner SprayAre you looking for a facial toner or facial spray that is soothing, hydrating, refreshing, and ever so gentle? Well, this may be the the recipe for you. It is all of the above and oh so good for your skin. The witch hazel and floral water cleanse the skin, the glycerin helps lock in moisture, and the aloe, lavender, and chamomile soothe and balance.

Rose essential oil is amazing for the skin but it is also very expensive. A hydrosol is a floral water leftover from the steam distillation of plant materials. It is like an essential oil but far less concentrated and in the case of rose hydrosol, it gives us affordable access to this lovely plant essence.

Make it according to your own needs and skin type. If it feels a tad sticky then use less glycerin. If your skin feels dry and not supple then add more glycerin and perhaps a touch of almond or avocado oil. It’s an easy to make facial cleanser and it is a snap to use. No muss, no fuss beauty!

Rose & Lavender Facial Cleanser & Toner Spray

2 ounces rose water or rose hydrosol
1 ounce witch hazel
1 teaspoon aloe vera gel
1/2 teaspoon vegetable glycerin
6 drops lavender essential oil
4 drops chamomile essential oil

Add all ingredients to a small glass bottle with a fingertip mister, shake, and voila! Shake before each use and keep it in a cool, dark place for up to six months. After spritzing allow your skin to air dry.


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  • Lena B

    I can almost smell – I would love lavender in anything. That is so lovely, I need to start using essntual oils

  • Sounds easy to make. I love the idea of homemade skin products!

  • Green Bean

    That sounds lovely! I need to make it!

  • I bet this smells amazing! Rose has such an uplifting smell and chamomile is so calming!

  • People have been using rose water for years on their skin. I adore roses and lavender. What a lovely combination.

  • I use a rose toner and love it. What does the vegetable glycerin do?

  • Jennifer Juro

    I love DIY beauty products!! I have heard great things about rose water but never tried it out.

  • Jennifer Van Huss

    Essential oils are all the rave right now! I’m a huge fan of lavender!

  • Lori Popkewitz Alper

    I need to try this. I love anything with a lavender scent!

  • Jeannette

    I love this and love that you can make it at home. Lavendar is one of my favorites so I can’t wait to try it out!