Astringent Vs. Toner
When do you use an astringent and when do you use a toner? Here's what you need to know about the use of both.
Astringent for Acne
An astringent can shrink or constrict the skin tissues, which explains its tightening effect on the skin. Astringents can also control the secretion of sebum or oil, for which they are claimed to be effective in alleviating acne....
How to Make Homemade Astringents
Astringents are applied topically to skin surfaces to help tighten body tissues. Individuals suffering from acne are often advised to use astringents. Here are a few homemade recipes for astringents made from natural products,...
Witch Hazel Astringent
The astringent made from the bark and leaves of the North American witch hazel is often used for skin care due to its therapeutic properties. It can prove beneficial for treating acne and combating skin allergies. This write-up...