Natural Homemade Astringent

How to make herbal astringent at home

The bark and leaves of witch hazel are astringent; the extract, also referred to as witch hazel, is used medicinally. Extracts from its bark and leaves are used in aftershave lotions and lotions for treating bruises and insect bites.

As it has got the astringent quality, it can be used as a toner. Combining witch hazel and cucumber will form a natural toner. Mash both and add a little rose water. Then add whipped egg white to it. Keep in a refrigerator. Strain it and use.

It can be used as face mask. Mix witch hazel with cucumber juice. Add a little lemon juice and a little alcohol. Agitate one egg white and add to it. Mix well and apply this mask on face and keep it for 20 min.

It can be used for sun burn. Mix half tsp of witch hazel, one tsp of honey. And slowly mix one beaten egg white. Mix well and apply on the affected area.