you're reading...
eco-living, green prevention, Non-toxic, nutrition, Optimal Health, Organic, organic skincare, Prevention, safe cosmetics, safe pregnancy, Sustainable Living1, toxins, women's health

Body Deli’s Toner Recipe: Organic Apple Cider Vinegar

From the renowned Cosmetic Chef ‘s Blog

Recipe and Directions:

organic, unpasteurized apple cider vinegar toner

Apple Cider Vinegar is an absolute must for beautiful skin. Vinegar has a tonic action that promotes blood circulation in the small capillaries that feed the skin nutrient and oxygen rich blood. Vinegar is also antiseptic, it curbs the nasty bacteria that cultivates in our pores that lead to blemishes and breakouts. But overall vinegar is excellent for all skin types it helps dry mature skin increase circulation and promotes faster cellular turnover, and it also is beneficial for oily skin as an astringent and blemish busting home remedy.

First the vinegar.
It is a must to use organic, unpasteurized apple cider vinegar preferable with the “mother”. Raw vinegar is a must because it contain the all important living enzymes and minerals that make this vinegar really work. My favorite is the Bragg brand, it has been around forever and is readily available in every health food store and even some traditional grocery chains.

Natural apple cider vinegar differs from refined or distilled vinegars by the simple truth that it is made from fresh, crushed organically grown apples and allowed to mature in wooden barrels, which boosts its natural fermentation qualities. When mature, it contains a web like substance, called “mother”, which becomes visible when the rich brownish liquid is held to the light.

The mother is the dark, cloudy substance in the Apple Cider Vinegar formed from naturally occurring pectin and apple residues. Its appearance is due to molecules of proteins connected in strand-like chains.

What you will need.
1 Glass Jar
1 1/2 Cups Apple Cider Vinegar
1 Tablespoon Dried Rosemary
2 Cups Distilled Water
Getting Started.
Warm the apple cider vinegar on the stove. Make sure just to warm do not bring to boil. Place the dried rosemary in the glass jar. Cover with warm apple cider vinegar. Let the herbs infuse into the vinegar for 2 weeks. This will make a lovely scented and therapeutic herbal tonic. Then strain the vinegar and herbs. Mix together the distilled water and vinegar place into a glass container and refrigerate. Will last in the refrigerator for 2-3 months.
Daily after cleansing morning and night take a couple of tablespoons of the mixture and soak a cotton ball. Use this toner all over the skin. It is that easy. Follow up with a moisturizer of choice.

Have a beautiful day.

David Parker
The Cosmetic Chef.
See the full article here

via The Cosmetic Chef: An Apple a day keeps the Botox away – Supercharged ACV Toner.

The Body Deli. an incredibly innovative fresh food skin care deli, was created in 2002 by David Parker and Margaret Skarin. No preservatives are added to Body Deli products. Instead, just like a deli, the skin care products are refrigerated to keep them market fresh. The store now includes more than 175 delectable beauty products.


About Heather

My name is Heather Ferris. I am the founder and creator of Nurture Nature Project! I believe together we can re-imagine the future and re-create systems to support the sustainable regeneration of healthy life on our planet. Listening to your own heart and living from your inner truth is the first step to building a better world. Every person has something important to offer.


One thought on “Body Deli’s Toner Recipe: Organic Apple Cider Vinegar

  1. I keep coming back to this post because I WILL make this toner. It sounds amazing!

    Posted by Wendy | May 5, 2009, 1:19 pm

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s


Enter your email address to follow this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.

Join 6,539 other followers

Nurture Nature Twitter

Archived Posts


%d bloggers like this: