What Is Toner?
Toner is a facial skin care product that is often misunderstood. In Western skin care regimens, skin toner is typically used as a second step, applied after washing your face with a limpiador but before applying a hidratante. It was originally developed to help rebalance your skin after cleansing. Many people remember using alcohol-based toners in their youth to help combat acne, and while toner is indeed great for oily skin, it does much more than just fight blemishes.
What Does Toner Do For Your Face?
Facial toner helps to remove any oil, dirt, and makeup residue from your skin that may be left after you wash with a facial cleanser. This can help reduce the chances of your pores getting clogged, which often leads to breakouts and irritation. Face toner also helps to shrink pores and tighten cell gaps so that impurities and contaminants are less likely to penetrate your skin. Additionally, toner can help balance out your skin's pH levels, which can sometimes get thrown off after using alkaline soap or facial cleanser.
When To Use Toner
Whether you are following a 3-step skin care routine or the famous 10-step Korean skin care routine, toner is usually used a second step. Toner should be used after face wash but before moisturizers or other targeted treatments such as