DIY Face Toner With Apple Cider Vinegar and Rose Water

The thought might put you off. Why would you want to smear such smelly stuff all over your face when there are delightfully scented face care products available? I’ll tell you why. Apple Cider Vinegar (ACV) has amazing health benefits and you can use it to treat skin problems such as: age spots, acne, pimples as well as other skin conditions.
Let me tell you why:
Real ACV is made by fermenting pressed apple juice until the natural sugar turns into vinegar. The ACV you should use is the raw, organic, unfiltered, and unpasteurized kind of ACV. Not the refined kind. Only the good quality kind of ACV contains the “mother” of vinegar, which is the cloudy stuff that sinks to the bottom of the bottle. This substance contains the beneficial enzymes, bacteria, pectin and trace minerals that makes ACV so good for you. Just remember to shake the bottle each time before using ACV to distribute the elements.

ACV contains powerful alpha hydroxy acids to help remove dead skin cells and reveal a fresher and healthier complexion underneath them. Many expensive commercial face washes bang on about the tiny amounts of alpha hydroxy acids they’ve added to their products, but ACV is full of far higher levels, of which are alive and ready to revive your skin. The ‘natural’ ingredients in commercial face products are actually dead and useless by the time they are processed and bottled up.

When you use ACV for age spots, apply a little undiluted ACV directly onto the age spots with a cotton wool bud and leave for about 20-30 minutes once or twice a day before rinsing of. Do it for about 6 weeks to see if you notice any improvement.

Instead of buying a typical over-the-counter pimple cream, why not allow mother nature to work her magic on your skin? Celebrities such as Hilary Duff and Scarlett Johanson use ACV to cleanse their skin and keep pimples away. They have the choice to use super-expensive products and they choose to use good old ACV, and here’s why…

– During the creation of ACV, substances such as malic acid are formed, which give ACV antibacterial, anti-fungal and antiviral properties which help prevent acne and skin infections.

– ACV’s natural goodness also unblocks pores and allows skin to breathe properly, so it is very effective in treating acne and pimples.

– AVC doesn’t just effectively remove excess oil from your skin, it also helps to balance pH levels and can prevent your skin from becoming too oily or too dry by balancing the production of sebum.


This is what I do!

*Keep in mind this is just a starting point recipe. Feel free to play with the ratio of  rose water to ACV until you find what’s perfect for you. This is a 1:2 ratio (ACV: Water) but if it’s too much for your skin go ahead and add more water.


1. Combine in a bottle ACV and Rose Water . (See, told you it was easy!)

To use:

Shake well before each use. Apply using a cotton ball, being careful around the delicate eye area. Wait a few minutes before moisturizing as usual. This can be stored at room temperature and can easily be doubled or tripled.




3 thoughts on “DIY Face Toner With Apple Cider Vinegar and Rose Water

    • Hello! No you do not need to rinse your face after using a toner. I wouldn’t add salt to your toner as salt has a tenancy to dry out the skin. Salt would be added to more of a scrub type product. You could add a few drops of Witch Hazel though. I love With Hazel it works really well as a skin-healing astringent that’s capable of naturally reducing acne, blisters, insect bites, poison ivy, inflammation and much more.

      The most popular use for witch hazel is on the skin, since its strong antioxidant and astringent properties are perfect for killing bacteria that lives within skin’s pores, There may be no plant more beneficial to your skin.

      Hope this helps!



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