A gentle, refreshing splash that contains alpha hydroxyl acids provided by the citrus juice.
2 teaspoons orange juice (fresh-squeezed preferred) bowl filled with about 16 ounces cold water
Place bowl in sink and add orange juice. Splash face with water-orange juice solution, catching the solution back in the bowl, and repeat for a minute or so. Makes 1 treatment.
Variations: To increase the astringency and alpha hydroxyl acids add 1 teaspoon of lemon juice or a 1/2 teaspoon of vinegar to the splash. To increase the antimicrobial action add 1-2 drops of tea tree essential oil.