Puff Away with Big Green

If your face is feeling swollen like your liver from this weekends social ventures, we have the perfect solution for you!

Cucumbers!

It’s no mystery that cucumbers have an anti-inflammatory property; that’s why most people will slap them on their puffy eyes, but it’s also an antioxidant and helps with hydration.  So when you wake up on Monday and your skin is as dry as all the Martinis you had, remember this easy to make cucumber toner.

DIY_Astringent_Cucumbers_1

What You Will Need:

  • 1/2 a peeled cucumber
  • Blender
  • Strainer
  • Clean empty spray bottle

Chop up the cucumber, put it in the blender, and blend.

DIY_Astringent_Chop_and_Blend

Strain the juice ( I found it helpful to stir it with a spoon to help with the straining).

DIY_Astringent_Drain_and_Strain

Once you finish straining, you can pour it in the spray bottle.

DIY_Astringent_Final_Bottle

Useful Tips: 

-You must refridgerate the toner

-Shelf life is about 3 days

-When you spray on your face, you can use a cotton ball or swab to dab all over

-Let it dry out for about 2-3 minutes and then put on your daily moisturizer

Now you don’t have to look guilty at Happy Hour on Monday night.

Cheers!

 

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