Rosewater and witch hazel are excellent choices for sensitive skin. They are gentle and not as drying as alcohol-based toners and astringents. Rosewater can be found in drugstores and natural food stores.
• 4 tablespoons rose water
• 2 tablespoons witch hazel
• 2 tablespoons distilled water
1. Mix all ingredients and pour into a clean container with a tight-fitting lid.
2. To use: Apply to your skin using a clean cotton pad after cleansing.
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