1/2 cup rose water
1/2 cup witch-hazel
1/2 cup distilled water
1 tablespoon camphor spirit
2 drops blue coloring
Mix together in a large bottle 1/2 cup rose water, 1/2 cup witch-hazel, 1/2 cup distilled water, 1 tablespoon camphor spirit and 2 drops blue coloring.
To make the astringent stronger, add a pinch of alum. Strain and use to tighten and tone the skin.
This recipe is especially good if you suffer from large pores and spots. It can also be used as an after-shave lotion by men.