Face mists are fantastic pick-me-ups year-round, but a quick spritz becomes even more appreciated as the days get warmer. While it’s always key to research and learn what ingredients work best for your skin, here are seven easy DIY face mist ideas for refreshing your skin.
The best ingredients to use
Skin need a detox? Try green tea
Antioxidant Green Tea Toner
- 2 cups boiling water
- 2 green tea bags
- 2 to 3 drops vitamin E oil (optional)
Steep tea bags in boiling water for an hour. Let chill. Pour into spritz bottle with vitamin e oil for hydration.
Coconut and aloe to hydrate
Hydrating Coconut and Aloe Mist
- Coconut water
- Aloe vera juice
- 1 tsp sweet almond oil
- 1 tsp macadamia oil
Mix equal parts coconut water and aloe vera juice. Add sweet almond oil and macadamia oil.
Chamomile to soothe the skin
Uplifting Vanilla Chamomile Mist
- 1 chamomile tea bag
- 2 to 3 drops vanilla essential oil
- 2 drops jojoba oil
- Distilled water
Add chamomile tea bag to one cup of water. Let steep for an hour. Fill spritz bottle three quarters full with cooled tea, add vanilla essential oil, jojoba oil and top with distilled water. Shake and spritz.
Cucumer to cool out
Cooling Cucumber Toner
- 1 to 2 cucumbers
- Witch hazel
Clean and grate cucumber over a bowl. Squeeze cucumber and collect the juice. Measure how much cucumber juice you have and add half the amount of witch hazel. Pour into your sterilized spray bottle.
Rose revitalizes tired skin
Revitalizing Rose Water Toner
- 1/2 cup rose water
- 1 tablespoon jojoba oil
Mix ingredients and spritz.
Peppermint is perfect for warm days
Refreshing Lavender Peppermint Mist
- 1 peppermint tea bag
- 2 to 3 drops lavender essential oil
Steep tea bag in boiling water. Let cool completely. Add lavender oil and shake to mix.
Stressed out skin needs a calming mist
Calming Calendula Aloe Mist
- ¼ cup dried calendula flowers
- 1 tbsp aloe vera juice
- 1 or 2 drops of essential oil of your choice for scent (optional)
Steep dried calendula flowers in a cup of boiling water for 30 minutes. Strain and cool tea. Add aloe vera juice and a few drops of essential oil, if desired.