Understanding the differences between a toner and astringent can be difficult sometimes especially when you’re just understanding about acne. Acne is a major concern for teenagers and some adults. A few commercial Astringents contain some type of drying agent such as alcohol to help with facial issues and this is where the confusion comes in. Astringents are not made for Acne, using an astringent when you are prone to acne can make the condition even worse. Astringents should never be used on acne or blemishes that’s when you need a toner.
If you do not suffer from blemishes or acne continue to read on but, if you suffer from acne try Mrs Jacks Body Food Chamomile & Geranium for normal to sensitive skin. And blemished skin try Mrs Jacks Body Food Juniper & Lavender Toner.
The purpose of astringent is to cleanse and close the pores. The beauty of Mrs Jacks Body Food Citrus Astringent you dont have to worry about high drying alcohol ingredients and its very gentle. Organic Witch Hazel is the main medium because of its ability to tone and kill pore clogging bacteria and you dont have to worry about your face drying out so much. Plus, you can always touch up with a light moisturizer afterwards that doesn’t clog pores.
Directions: Please Shake Well before use. Use cotton ball to dab face. Store in cool dry place
Ingredients: Organic Witch Hazel (Hamamelis virginiana) -Witch hazel is a wonderful multipurpose skin care ingredient to have around the house. It is well known to help treat facial issues. Its delicate enough to unclog pores and reduce bags under the eyes. Witch hazel is produced from the witch hazel shrub from its barks and leaves, it blooms yellow like flowers.
Sweet Orange Floral Water – Infusion of orange peels and orange blossoms
Organic Juniper Berry Essential Oil – Juniper berries (Juniperus communis)helps to relieve tension and facial stress, May benefit problematic skin areas, acts as a natural cleansing and detoxifying agent because of its astringent like qualities.
Organic Lime Essential Oil- Citrus Aurantifolia has so many properties that is excellent as a skin care regiment helping to reduce the signs of aging, wrinkles, and age spots. It is a wonderful astringent
Organic Grapefruit Essential Oil -Citrus Grandi Paradisi has a beautiful citrus scent that combines well with its other citrus family of oranges and lime. The oil made from the skin of the fruit has many beneficial properties and as a skin care ingredient is known for its antiseptic properties as well by keeping the skin clean. It is particularly good for treating oily skin and provides a refreshing feeling
Grapefruit Seed Extract…acts as a natural preservative
Just imagine the combination of these highly scented citrus fruits that will awaken your senses along with your skin
Disclaimers:If you suffer from any dermatologist issues please speak with a doctor if you have sensitive skin or are on hormonal medications that can interfere with essential oil use. Grapefruit essential oil can cause skin irritation if exposed to strong sunlight after application. As with Lime, in very rare cases, this oil can cause photo sensitivity if exposed to strong sun directly after application. If you are pregnant avoid during pregnancy. This Product has not been evaluated by the FDA, FDC, or USDA:
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