A lot of us don’t bother about having a Toner, I mean what does it do anyway for any skin type? But that’s where we’re actually wrong. A toner is an essential part of any skin care routine. Besides removing dirt, excess oil and residue, a toner hydrates and moisturizes the skin. Moreover, a lot of us aren’t even sure which toner to get according to their skin type. So, here’s a fix for your skin type: cheap homemade toners.

A cheap homemade toner is made from everything in your pantry. So, why waste so much money on a product that you aren’t even sure about? Try these DIY homemade toners according to your skin type and get glowing!

Also, it’s very important to protect your skin all year round, here’s how you can do it.


Dry skin requires a lot of love and creamy textures to keep it moisturized and hydrated. This cheap homemade toner hardly requires any effort and has instant results. Ask the Chinese, Japanese and Koreans about the perks of rice water.

cheap homemade toner: rice water


Step 1: In a bowl, add 1 cup of rice.

Step 2: Stir well and don’t stop until the water becomes cloudy.

Step 3: Strain the water out and transfer it into a bottle.

Step 4: Soak a cotton pad into it and watch it remove dirt and makeup residue!


Oily skin can be so tricky to handle with clogged pores and excess oil on your face all the year round. So this very easy homemade toner is going to help you keep that oil imbalance in check.

cheap homemade toner; rose water toner


Step 1: In a boiler, add 5-6 dried rose petals.

Step 2: Add 1 cup of water and turn on the heat.

Step 3: Cover the boiler and wait for 5-8 minutes.

Step 4: Once the water cools down, you can pour the rose water into a spray bottle.

Step 5: Put in a refrigerator and use when chilled.


People with a oily T zone and a dry skin around it is tough because they have an oily+dry skin. Glycerin will make it soft and smooth and it’s possibly one of the very convenient and cheap homemade toners.

cheap homemade toner


Step 1: Take 1 cup of water, add 1 tablespoon of glycerin and 2-3 drops of lemon juice.

Step 2: Stir well and pour the mix into a bottle.

Step 3: Shake well and use!


This skin type requires a lot of love and care and a nice tomato toner is going to give you just that. It’s going to improve the skin texture and brightens and deep cleanses your face face as well as decrease those large pores in size.

cheap homemade toner: tomato toner


Step 1: In a bowl, add the pulp of 1 tomato, a teaspoon of lemon juice and water.

Step 2: Stir all the ingredients well and pour it into a spray bottle.

Step 3: Store in the refrigerator and whenever you have to use it, give it a good shake first.

Written by Faryal Syed
Asst Editor. Blogger. Enthusiast.