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Firming Antioxidant Vitamin C Citrus Toner

This antioxidant-rich toner is chock full of natural Vitamin C, which can help improve skin tone and texture gently over time.
Prep Time10 mins
Steep Time8 hrs
Total Time8 hrs 10 mins
Course: DIY Beauty
Cuisine: DIY
Keyword: antioxidant, toner
Yield: 10 ounces
Author: Deborah Harju
Cost: $6


  • Heat Safe Jar + Lid
  • Strainer
  • Dark glass spray bottle


  • Peel of 1 organic orange or lemon
  • 1 tablespoon witch hazel
  • 1 cup boiling water


  • Take a clean lemon or orange and remove the peel in small pieces with a knife or citrus peeler.
  • Add the peels to a heat safe jar and pour in 1 cup of boiling water. Cover with the lid and let steep overnight.
  • Strain the steeped liquid into a spray bottle and add 1 tablespoon of witch hazel. Vitamin C should be stored in a dark glass container to keep it's potency fresh.


Shake before each use; spritz on your face after washing day and night or whenever you need a quick refresh throughout the day.
Store in the refrigerator to keep maximum freshness.
Use within 2 weeks.