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Minty Fresh Facial Toner Formula

Minty Fresh Facial Toner Formula

Mint has taken over a patch of the garden, and it smells so delicious it would be a shame to waste it. But even if you get your mint dried from the store, this one-ingredient super-simple formula that turns mint into a lovely ally for more beautiful skin is worth knowing about.

Just wait until you see how simple this is to make, and what luscious things it does. Smoothing, hydrating, and toning: mint does it all. Whether you use fresh or dried mint, this is one of the most deliciously scented refreshers around. Here’s the easy formula:

1 generous tablespoon dried mint, crumbled
or 3 tablespoons fresh mint, chopped

1. Cover mint with 1 1/2 cups boiling water and steep for 10 minutes.

2. Strain and reserve the liquid, and allow to cool before using (refrigerate for a real cooling treat!).

3. Apply with cotton pads or use in a mister. Allow to dry on the skin naturally: no need to rinse off.

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Adapted from Anti-Wrinkle Treatments for Perfect Skin, by Pierre Jean Cousin (Storey Books, 2001). Copyright (c) 2001 by Pierre Jean Cousin. Reprinted by permission of Storey Books.
Adapted from Anti-Wrinkle Treatments for Perfect Skin, by Pierre Jean Cousin (Storey Books, 2001).

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1:27AM PST on Jan 6, 2013

Thank you :)

6:38PM PST on Dec 1, 2012

thank you

11:31AM PDT on Aug 20, 2012

Thanks for sharing.

6:50AM PDT on Jun 15, 2012

Oh Great!!! Needed this new facial goodie!!

3:03PM PDT on May 22, 2012

Thank you

12:32AM PDT on Mar 27, 2012


4:26PM PDT on Oct 14, 2011

I like this idea I am going to have to give it a try, so simple and it will cost less then buying a pre-made toner.

7:18PM PDT on Aug 9, 2011

Ok,spritzer in the summer sounds good ,ty.

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