Summertime: Refreshing, Toning, and Cooling Sprays for On-The-Go

Create your own refreshing tonics to get your skin ready for summer

Credits: Mi PHAM at
Amy Branum
Edited By:
Raja Sivamani , MD, MS, AP

Do you need a way to beat the heat and keep your skin cool and fresh? Try these refreshing skin sprays. They are simple to make and easy to keep in your purse, bag, or car for on-the-go!

Cooling and Soothing Spray

This is perfect for the Vata or Pitta type skin (Dermveda skin types 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,12). It reduces heat irritation without over drying.

Distilled water 2oz

Lavender essential oil 30 drops

Helichrysum essential oil 5 drops

Peppermint essential oil 1 drop

Cedar essential oil 5 drops

Oil Fighting and Pore Tightening

Use this formula for more oily skin and to uplift the spirits. It is anti-inflammatory and will also help to break up oil and tighten the pores. It is great for the Kapha skin type (Dermveda skin types 8,9,10,11).

Distilled water 2oz

Tangerine essential oil 10 drops

Rose geranium essential oil 15 drops

Lemongrass essential oil 10 drops

Directions: Add all ingredients to a 2oz bottle with a spray top. Shake before each use and apply as needed.

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