Toner is basically a product you use right after cleansing your skin. To follow a complete skincare routine, one can add a toner according to their skin concern. The primary function of a toner is to maintain the Ph balance of your skin. Other than this, it can prepare your skin for the next step where you use serums, moisturizers, and sunscreens. Besides, a Ph balanced toner is very healthy for your skin as it can make other products work seamlessly on your skin. One might ask that water and cleanser can do the cleaning part, so why toner after this? The answer is the Ph level of water is around 7 whereas the Ph level of skin is 5.5. If you want to make your skin healthy and
Also, toner works on removing the existing dirt or makeup you may have on your skin even after cleansing as the Ph level of water is around 7 whereas the Ph level of skin is 5.5. Now, we will know more about the toners that help you keep your skin balanced and glowing.
In your skincare routine, you may add toners for different reasons. Recently, there are many toners that focus on various concerns. For example, if someone has very dry skin, he/she needs a hydrating and moisturizing toner. On the other hand, oily skin needs something lightweight but hydrating as oily skin can be dehydrated as well. Also, sensitive skin requires mild toner that will not irritate the skin, rather it will make the skin less sensitive.
In addition, the skin needs exfoliation each week so that the skin does not have any clogged and open pores, dead cells, dark patches, sun tan, or excess sebum. Using an exfoliating toner every two days a week can be a healthy solution.
Now the question is which ingredients are effective for each type of skin. The ingredients like Centella Asiatica, Propolis, Vitamin C, Panthenol, Snail Mucin, Tea Tree, and Green Tea can be used on a daily basis as they add nutrition and give the skin a healthy glow. Also, these ingredients can slow your aging process too as these can contribute to collagen production. Furthermore, these ingredients can improve skin elasticity and make wrinkles less visible.
Apart from these, there are some active exfoliating ingredients like AHA and BHA. Most exfoliating toners include Glycolic Acid, Salicylic Acid, Lactic Acid, Azelaic Acid, and so on. These can also heal the skin and keep a healthy glow on the skin.
Still, if someone is new to using toners, the toner must have mild and beginner-friendly ingredients like Centella Asiatica Extract or Snail Mucin that do not cause irritation, instead, these can soothe the irritation and heal the acne-prone skin. Also, toners need to protect the hydration of the skin.
Recommended product to use:
Gfors Centella Calming Facial Toner 150ml
This hydrating toner contains 49,470 ppm Centella Asiatica Extract, which helps to free the skin from irritation and helps to moisturize. Alongside this, it contains Panthenol, an anti-inflammatory ingredient that calms sensitive skin. On the other hand, it has Portulaca Oleracea Extract which is enriched with anti-aging properties. So, this toner helps to produce collagen, protects the moisture barrier, and lightens the wrinkle visibility.
How to use
After cleansing your face, take the proper amount of the toner and apply on your face and neck area
Gently massage the skin
Water, Glycerin, Centella Asiatica Extract(49470ppm), Dipropylene Glycol, Erythritol, Triethyl Citrate, Polyglycerin-3, Phenoxyethanol, PEG-60 Hydrogenated Castor Oil, Chlorphenesin, 1,2-Hexanediol, Betaine, Allantoin, Trehalose, Acrylates/C10-30 Alkyl Acrylate Crosspolymer, Triethanolamine, Fragrance, Hydrolyzed Sclerotium Gum, Disodium EDTA, Panthenol, Butylene Glycol, Lactobacillus Ferment Lysate, Portulaca Oleracea Extract, Cynanchum Atratum Extract, Taraxacum Officinale (Dandelion) Leaf Extract, Hamamelis Virginiana (Witch Hazel) Extract, Ethylhexylglycerin
Caution: Please do a patch test before applying on the face