Facial Toners. Is it even essential to use it as part of your skin care routine? I prefer to emphasize on the importance of understanding your skin before jumping onto the bandwagon just because a famous beauty guru swear on a certain facial toner. Facial toners come in 3 types which are exfoliating, deep hydrating and treatment toners.
The purpose of an exfoliating face toner is simply to remove excess oil and dirt on the skin. They help unclog pores to remove dead skin cells, dirt, makeup, and excess oil ensuring that your skin is thoroughly clean. This process really helps the absorption and efficacy of the following skincare products e.g., essence/moisturizer.
Facial toners set a bad reputation of being drying on the skin because of the alcohol content. However, new facial toners are infused with moisturizing products like rose water, hyaluronic acid or aloe vera.
Its good to find out what your skin needs because I don’t have oily skin and have tried experimenting to go on a month without using a face toner. To my horror, my face broke out with pimples and immediately improve once I resume using my facial toner! Surprise, surprise! Read on to have a glimpse of my top picks on several exfoliating & deep hydration facial toners.
Love love love this toner for two reasons. The price point and simply because it works extremely well. This exfoliating face toner removes pore-clogging debris from the skin’s surface while maintaining moisture balance as it contains aloe vera which is known for its soothing and moisturizing properties.
Not only is it soothing but its alcohol free and fragrance-free making it very user friendly for people with sensitive skin. Because this product is alcohol-free, it doesn’t remove make up leftovers very well. But we shouldn’t depend on facial toners to remove our make up anyway. This toner leaves my skin feeling really fresh, clear and not greasy. It preps my skin very well just before application of my essence and moisturizer.
This facial toner is a deep hydration toner as it contains rose fruit extract and hyaluronic acid. Rose water is known to have effective skincare ingredient known for its ability to nourish the skin and maintain the skin’s pH balance. Facial toners with hyaluronic acid helps deliver lasting hydration without making the skin feel greasy or heavy.
This toner does have a rose petal fragrance and there are real petals in the bottle. Towards the end of the toner usage, the solution does get slightly stuck because of the petals in bottle. That part is a bit annoying (laughs)….. but I’m able to . look pass that because the product really does wonders to my skin. Highly recommend giving this product a try!
Here I have another exfoliating facial toner to recommend. This gentle exfoliating toner removes dead skin cells to reveal healthy glowing skin and refines the skin texture. It is made with botanical extracts, including aloe vera and ginseng.
Similar to the previous recommended facial toner, the aloe vera content helps with moisturizing the skin. Topical use of ginseng aids our skin to achieve a radiant and glowing look. This face toner is suitable for all skin types even for sensitive skin. Love a product that has a good price point and works really well for my skin.
I hope you will find joy and radiance if you do give these facial toners a try. Keep the comments coming in. I would like to hear what facial toners you enjoy using.
Till then. Stay safe!
- Mario Badescu Skincare (Aloe Vera Toner)
- Fresh Rose & Hyaluronic Acid Deep Hydration Toner
- Pixi Glow Tonic
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