Toning is the third step of skincare routine following double cleanse and occasional exfoliation.
Toners are liquid consistency water-based products that are composed of active ingredients meant to hydrate, calm and tone skin and prep it for the products that follow. Toners come with all kind of properties such as hydrating toner, pH balancing toner, clarifying toner et cetera. Toners are loaded with anti-oxidants and enhances the texture of the skin. Adding a toner is a great way to take your skin care routine to the next level. However, contrary to popular belief, toners that leave skin squeaky clean can be damaging to skin. Astringents are the strongest form of toner that can remove excess oil from skin and aggravate the skin.
If you have dry skin, a toner with hydrating ingredients that will help in nourishing the skin. Whereas if you have oily skin, toners with lightweight formula will remove excess oil without drying it out and at the same time will provide ample hydration.
What toners do?
Maintain Ph balance
pH balance is very important for the good health of the skin. After cleansing, even when you use gentle cleansing products, the pH of our skin gets a little offset. It is to restore this pH balance, it