Without the effort to wash it again and again, facial mists will work well to freshen up the face in a matter of minutes.
And, what better than homemade facial mists that can be formulated according to your own skin type and are free of any chemicals.
1st Facial Mist
Aloe Vera & Mint Face Mist
- 1 tbsp aloe vera gel
- 1 tbsp lemon juice
- A handful of rose petals
- A handful of mint leaves
- A bowl of warm water
- Take the store-bought aloe vera gel in a spray bottle.
- To this, add freshly squeezed lemon juice to it, shake well and keep it aside.
- Now add the fresh rose petals and mint leaves in a saucepan and add 1/2 cup water, put it on flame and let it simmer for about 10-15 minutes.
- Allow the mixture to cool down completely before straining it and adding it to the spray bottle.
- Shake really well.
- Spray it on your face.
- Leave a few minutes for it to get absorbed into your skin.
- Use the mist during the day as and when necessary.
Aloe vera, which is high in antioxidants, anti-inflammatory, and antiseptic properties, moisturizes and nourishes the skin without making it greasy.
It also helps to enhance the look of the skin by reducing fine lines, acne scars, and wrinkles.
Lemon has astringent properties that help regulate the production of excess oil in the skin.
The antibacterial and anti-inflammatory properties of Rose are calming, refreshing, and rejuvenating for the skin.
This moisturizes the skin and leaves the skin smooth and supple.
Mint not only keeps the skin hydrated, but it also provides you with safe and nourished skin with antibacterial and antiseptic properties.
2nd Facial Mist
Cucumber Face Mist
- 1 chopped cucumber
- 1/2 slice of lemon
- 1 organic mint tea bag
- 1/2 cup distilled water
- Blend cucumber in a food processor to extract some juice from the cucumber.
- To this, add the fresh lemon juice.
- Steep the mint tea bag in hot water for about 5-7 minutes.
- Wait for the tea to cool down completely, and then combine it with the cucumber-lemon juice in a bowl.
- Put the mist in a spray bottle and refrigerate it.
For acne-prone skin, this mist is perfect.
Cucumber for oily skin is a perfect toner and cleanser.
It also contains vitamin A which helps to protect against dark spots.
Lemon has natural bleaching effects, and mint contains natural and anti-inflammatory salicylic acid.
For sensitive skin, this makes it a perfect mist.
Neem and clove essential oil
- A handful of neem leaves
- 4 cups of water
- 3-4 drops of clove essential oil
- Take 4 cups of water in a saucepan and add the fresh neem leaves to it.
- Put it on flame and allow it to boil until the volume of water is reduced to 1/4th of its initial amount.
- In order to get a neem solution, strain the mixture.
- Before pouring it into a spray bottle, let it cool down.
- Add the essential oil to the clove and shake well.
- Spray it on your face 2-3 times and allow it to get absorbed into your skin for a few minutes.
- Use the mist during the day as and when appropriate.
This is a fantastic facial mist that not only helps to regulate the face’s excess oil production but also fights breakouts and other oily skin problems.
Neem has potent antiseptic, antibacterial and anti-inflammatory properties that keep the bacteria in check and soothe the skin.
Clove essential oil brings antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, antifungal, and antimicrobial properties to the mix and gives you nourished and hydrated skin.