Is considered to be a potent natural astringent due to the high concentration of tannins found in its leaves. It removes excess dirt and oil from your skin, helps shrink your pores, and tightens and tones your skin. Given witch hazel’s ability to promote skin healing.
It has antibacterial properties and is a superb astringent, removing excess oil and moisture and constricting tissue to which it is applied. These same properties make it a good deodorant when applied to the underarm area.