Product Spotlight: Toners
Toners are often underestimated, but they are a crucial step in any effective skincare routine. Not only do they balance the skin's pH level, but they also help to remove any dirt or impurities missed during cleansing. Toners prepare the skin for better absorption of moisturisers and serums, while also tightening and minimising the appearance of pores, reducing inflammation and soothing the skin. Using a toner regularly can lead to a clearer, brighter, and more even complexion. No matter your skin type, incorporating a toner into your skincare routine can provide numerous benefits for overall skin health.
What are the benefits of using toners?1. Removes dirt and impurities, and unclogs pores
2. Prevents breakouts
3. Promotes skin renewal
4. Enhances the effectiveness of other skincare products
How to get the most out of toner?
When choosing a toner, look for one that's tailored to your specific skin concerns and type. Before application, ensure that your face is thoroughly cleansed, and apply the toner using a cotton pad or your fingertips, in gentle circular motions. Avoid rubbing too vigorously, as it can cause skin irritation. Wait for the toner to absorb fully before proceeding with other skincare products.
What to look for in toners?
1. Biogenic Sallic-210
A beta-hydroxy acid that helps unclog pores and remove excess oil from the skin. It has anti-inflammatory properties and can help to reduce the appearance of blemishes.
2. Glycolic Acid
An alpha hydroxy acid (AHA) that works to exfoliate the skin, removing dead skin cells and promoting cell turnover. It can help improve skin texture, reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, and brighten the complexion.
3. Vitamin C
A potent antioxidant that can brighten and even out skin tone, reduce hyperpigmentation, and protect the skin against environmental stressors such as UV rays and pollution.
A form of vitamin B3 that can help reduce inflammation, minimise pores, and improve the overall texture of the skin.