Make Citrus Mint Toner

A splash of this easy-to-make formula will perk up a tired or oily complexion and bring some sparkle to your skin. It uses ingredients that are both refreshing and abundant at this time of year; together they make this toner smell mouth-wateringly delicious.

Your skin will thank you for this enlivening toning formula.

INGREDIENTS
1 cup water
1/4 cup lemon peel, finely grated
1/4 cup grapefruit peel, finely grated
1 cup fresh mint leaves

1. Bring water to a rapid boil and add other ingredients. Boil 1 to 2 minutes, until peels are soft and slightly translucent.

2. Remove from heat and allow to cool, then strain and discard solids.

3. Store formula in the refrigerator and use a splash whenever needed to perk up your skin.

Mixture keeps for 2 to 3 weeks.

Inspired by 365 Simple Pleasures, collected by Susannah Seton (Conari Press, 2001).

17 comments

Elena T.
Elena Poensgen4 years ago

Thank you :)

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Marianne Good
Past Member 4 years ago

Thanks for sharing.

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Michele Wilkinson

Thank you

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Jennifer M.
Jennifer M5 years ago

I love these recipes-thank you

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Pat Vee
Pat Vee5 years ago

I would be tempted to drink it,sounds refreshing ty.

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Jennifer C.
Past Member 5 years ago

Thanks for this article.

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Ana B.
Ana B5 years ago

interesting! thank you!

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Lauren Savard
Lauren Savard5 years ago

I'm guessing it smells nice, along with it being so refreshing on the skin. I'll have to remember to try it some time; thanks! :)

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Valerie G.
Valerie G6 years ago

Thank you Annie!

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Robert O.
Robert O6 years ago

Thanks Annie.

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