Proper facial skin care requires regular cleansing and moisturizing. However, among the skin care procedures, many women skip to use toner or simply dismiss toner as an optional step. Is Toner really necessary?



What is Toner?




Toner is a liquid or lotion to apply after face cleaning and before applying moisturizer or makeup, which can balance the skin pH, remove the remaining dust or impurities in the skin, and to refine skin pores. The right toner can soothe skin, lightly moisturize it, and provide antioxidant and anti-irritate protection to the skin. A well-formulated toner can provide amazing benefits for your skin.



Benefits of Toner?


Balance Skin pH


The healthy skin pH balance is normally between 5 to 6. It’s important to have balance pH on your skin as it make your skin less prone to oiliness and infection and creating more smoother appearance. As our skin pH level will reduce by the exposure to polluted air, using the toner helps to balancing the pH to your skin quickly and keep your skin healthier.





Tighten Pores


Another benefit of using toner is to reduce the size of open pores on the face and tighten cell gaps after cleansing. With larger pores means more dust, oil and toxins can enter your skin to cause infections and irritation, by applying toners can tighten the facial pores, remove extra oils, and keep the skin clearer and fresher.





Prevent Acne

For those with blemish prone skin, by using the toners can help to repair skin surface removing oily buildup, residue and dead skin cells, which reducing the amount of facial blemishes and acnes.



Moisturize Skin


Proper skin hydration reduces the signs of aging skin, gives you smoothness, moisturized and more youthful appearance. Toners can provide hydration to your skin, gives the skin a more radiant look.





Skin Detoxification

Environmental toxins from industrial made chemical eg, smoke, smog and other kinds of chemical residues, will affect the health of your skin.  The use of a toner helps in removing the toxins from your skin to prevent the cause of acne and reducing the appearance of wrinkles and fine lines, which helps your keep healthier and younger skin.







How to Choose the Best Toner for Your Skin


There are so many different kinds of toners for normal, combination, acne-prone, oily, dry and sensitive skin, it’s never easy to find a prefect one for your skin. To choose a right toner which fits to your skin, first of all you have to understand what are the ingredients in the toner and what is your skin type.



Best Toners For Dry Skin




If you have dry skin, never use the toner which contains alcohol, as it makes your skin becomes more dried. For dry skin, what you need is a toner which has hydrating and moisturizing effect to prevent the skin over drying. The toners which contain moisturizers and nourishing oils can work effectively to help hydrate and sooth dry skin.


THE FACE SHOP Chia Seed Watery Mist Toner

The FACESHOP, being a renowned brand origin form Korea, also devotes in the natural makeup and cosmetics. This toner contains natural chia seed extract which specially help in curing irritated and dry skin, the moisture is locked in your skin for long hours and hence produce a smooth a flawless skin all day long.


Toner for dry skin

More toners for dry skin, browse Choose "Toner & Mist" from Top Menu then select “Good for Dry Skin” at right hand side filter. 



Best Toners For Oily Skin


Oily skin have to avoid the toners which have oil contents and moisturizers to prevent skin produce more oil and get to more pimples.  Choose a refreshing toners that have AHAs and salicylic acid, they are the best ingredients for oily skin. Toners with these ingredients can remove excess oils and batteries to avoid pimples.






SKINFOOD Peach Sake Toner

Inspired by the Japanese culture, the Korean beauty brand SKINFOOD launched the Peach Sake skincare line which is one of the best product lines admired by consumers. This Peach Sake Toner is made of rice and peach extract. It contains vitamin creates refreshing skin. Thanks to the sake extracts, this toner not only helps in reducing oils and also works well in tightening pores. It produces a matt, non-greasy refreshing look for long hours.



More toners for oily skin, browse Choose "Toner & Mist" from Top Menu then select “Good for Oily Skin” at right hand side filter.   



Best Toners for Sensitive Skin


For those have sensitive skin have to look for toners free of alcohol and any acid like salicylic acid. The toners that have natural ingredients such as hazel extract goes well for sensitive skin. Hazel extract found to be very good for dedicated skin, as its anti bacterial properties can protect the skin from different skin diseases.






INNISFREE The minimum Toner for sensitive skin

A famous beauty brand from Korean, Innisfree is known to be one of the best brands specializing in eco and natural cosmetics. This clinically proven and hypo allergic toner is made of 99% natural extract and contacts 25% natural moisture extract, it is perfect for sensitive skin as it highly nourishing and rejuvenate the skin. It produces a healthy glow skin by removing dead skin effectively.


Toner for Sensitive skin


More toners for sensitive skin, browse Choose Toner from Top Menu then select “Good for Sensitive Skin” at right hand side filter.   



Best Toners for Combination Skin


This type of skin the T-Zone area (forehead, chin and nose) is oilier, but other area of the face is dry. The best option is to change the toners to cope with different weathers. During the hot summer, pick up a refreshing toner. For winter time, go for a moisturizing toner.




NATURE REPUBLIC Soothing & Moisture Aloe Vera 90%

This unique toner has a refreshing scent and provides a cooling sensation. It hydrates your skin but leave non-greasy soothing and glowing skin. This wonderful Korean skincare product contains natural ingredients aloe vera 90% and provides essential moisture and nutrition for your skin.  


Toner for combination skin


For normal skin type or combination skin type, you can browse and Select “Toner & Mist” on top menu.



Best Toners for Blemish-Prone Skin


If you have acne prone skin, you need to be very careful when selecting the toners. Avoid the toners contains alcohol which can be too harsh for the skin, and the alcohol also remove the natural moisture from your skin. The toners have AHA and salicylic acid is the best choose which helps to remove the extra oils from the face and keep the skin oil free for long time to avoid the chances to get more pimples and kill bacteria.





Etude House AC Clinic Daily Toner


The AC Clinic skincare line is one of the most popular skincare lines from the leading Korean beauty brand Etude House. This wonderful Korean cosmetic not only take care of acne effectively but it also help to restore skin moisture and create bright and energetic healthy skin.


Toner for acne prone skin


More toners for acne skin, browse Choose “Toner & Mist” from Top Menu then select “Acne Solution” at right hand side filter.




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