Witch Hazel is a Top Skin Care Trend for 2019

Witch Hazel is a Top Skin Care Trend for 2019

Are you using this anti-inflammatory for a healthier complexion?

Searches for witch hazel are up on Pinterest by over 300% right now.  I used it as a teen, and I’ve created a beautiful toner with it because I’m a dermatologist that is a fan of witch hazel.

Why is witch hazel so good for your skin?

  • It cleans and removes oil without drying.
  • It tones and contracts pores (dermatoloigsts would call it astringent).
  • It is anti-inflammatory and soothing to facial inflammation and redness.
  • There are also some proven antiseptic benefits of witch hazel bark extract in reducing Staph bacteria, Candida yeast and viruses such as herpes.
  • It contains antioxidants.

As a dermatologist, I know that clean skin is better able to absorb actives in your therapeutic skin care products. Dirt, oil, dead cells and residual makeup and product block absorption. Using a witch hazel toner after cleansing your skin will get your skin even cleaner.

Clean skin usually has a more radiant, dewy and smoother texture.

What is witch hazel?

It is an extract from the bark of a plant called Hamamelis virginiana.

What is the best witch hazel to use for skin care?

The best extract with skin benefits comes from only the twigs and bark.

Some commercial witch hazel products contain a lot of alcohol, which is drying.

Not all witch hazel is the same.

try witch hazel toner for healthier skin

I make my Naturally Hydrating Pore Minimizing Toner  with the best and highest quality organic witch hazel bark extract.

It is made with only the active portion of the witch hazel plant known to be rich in skin care benefits.

My toner also is made with the highest quality organic Bulgarian rose hydrosol.

I mix organic witch hazel bark extract with Bulgarian rose hydrosol because both sooth skin and help refine pores.

I then mix these two precious elements of the formulation with organic vegetable derived glycerin and hyaluronic acid to hydrate skin while toning pores.

My Pore Minimizing Toner is 100% vegan, made with certified organic ingredients, is eco-friendly, safe for you and the environment, and is free of artificial fragrance/dyes/colors, parabens, formaldehyde, sufates, surfactants, silicones, phthalates, petro-chemicals

I’m a dermatologist and I think witch hazel is a great addition to your skin care routine. I’m thrilled to see it trending again in 2019. This natural ingredient has been valued in skin care for centuries. Now it’s making a comeback.

Click here to learn more about my beautiful witch hazel toner - created by a dermatologist whose passion is blending the best of science and nature.

I updated this post in 2021 and witch hazel is still trending - for good reason!


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