Have you ever listened to someone talk about ‘toners’ and nodded in agreement, while in reality you had no idea what they were saying? Same! We’re here to let you know that you are not alone. While we love to rave about toners, do we really know why they’re such a hit and how beneficial they are to our skin? What are toners and how do they fit into your skincare routine? We did a little research and here we are, once again, to hit you with some facts!
Toners are designed to gently cleanse your skin without stripping it of its natural moisture. They strip away excess impurities that aren’t removed with your cleanser when you wash your face, all the while keeping your skin hydrated and tightening your pores, making them a great anti-aging product. Meaning if you have sensitive skin, you can still use toners as they will not cause excessive dryness or irritation. They are also used to prep your skin for moisturiser/serum application post-cleansing, balancing its pH levels and allowing your skin to absorb all the moisture and nutrients it needs.
After cleansing, your skincare products should always be applied from lightest to heaviest, with the exception of SPF, being the last.Toners are an essential part of any skincare routine and their water-like consistency means they should be used right after you wash/cleanse your face, before applying your moisturiser or whatever other skin treatments like serums and oils. Say it with us now- cleanse, tone, moisturise.
Now that you’ve been familiarized with this amazing, must-have skincare product, we’re going to introduce you to some toners that we love.
This Glowing Facial Toner by Sensera will bring out your face’s natural radiance, giving you a burst of hydration and effectively tightening your pores. Not only that but it also has a sensual floral scent that will leave you feeling so good!
This 100% pure distilled rose damascena flower water toner is a must-have if you’re a fan of all-natural products. It will calm your skin, balancing its pH levels and give your complexion a natural, refreshed look.
Witch hazel- a key ingredient in this product that is very important when it comes to reducing inflammation, redness and skin irritation. Combined with rose water, this makes for a great toner if you want to clear up your skin and still get that extra glow.
If your skin is easily irritated by fragrance-filled products and tends to break out easily, this Cucumber Hydrating Face Toner will be good for you. The cucumber oil’s hydrating properties, paired with a selection of essential oils and witch hazel has a very refreshing and soothing effect to the skin.
Not only does its name remind us of one of our favourite songs, this toner is packed with a variety of essential oils, one of which is frankincense, an ingredient known to have fantastic effects on the skin that it has been given the title of “pure gold for the skin” within the beauty industry. Among its benefits are balancing the skin’s oil production while tightening and strengthening it thus improving its tone, elasticity, and defense mechanisms against bacteria or blemishes. Forever young, I wanna be, forever young…
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