I mix equal portions of witch hazel with distilled water. In this will go a few drops of almond oil and tree tea oil. Sometimes I squeeze some aloe vera in. I use regular cotton pads with this for after cleansing and for a quick cleaning. Proportions can be changed according to skin type. I have never made pre-made pads, but it would be quite easy to have the pads soak in this and remove from an airtight container, one by one.
Source: Devised by myself over time.
By Carol W. from Canada
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After I brew some green tea, I put the warm tea bags in a bowl and douse them with witch hazel which helps cool them off. I then put them on my face for a few minutes. It's a great natural astringent, and it brightens my face instantly.
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I have used witch hazel for quite a few years as a natural astringent rather than the more expensive facial astringents.