Posted: May 17, 2021
Historically toners contained alcohol and were used as an astringent to tighten pores and balance the pH of the skin after using an alkaline soap product for cleansing.
Now, as more cleansers tend to be pH balanced and gentle, toners have evolved to a skincare category of their own, the reformulated toners of today go beyond that basic role, they now offer a wealth of benefits and target various skin concerns—from acne, dryness to aging.
Using a toner after cleansing the skin can help close pores and tighten cell gaps, reducing the penetration of impurities and environmental contaminants into the skin. Toners can even protect and remove chlorine and minerals present in tap water.
Some newer formulations are even toner-serum hybrids with more substantial gel or lotion textures. Like the Codage Skin Care Water
Other toners contain pre and probiotics to optimize the functioning of the skins microbiome, like the Perris Skin Fitness Beauty Micellar Water Make-Up Remover a 2-in-1 product that removes make-up and also tones the skin.
Depending on the type of toner other toners come in a spray form and can be used throughout the day, even over make-up. Like the FarmHouse Fresh Vitamin Berry Facial T
Posted: October 15, 2019
Grown Alchemist has expertly developed scientifically innovative skincare, through the understanding of cellular renewal in the skin. Their groundbreaking formulas are adapting to the way that the body repairs and regenerates common skin concerns – whether it be genetic or impacted by the environment.
Posted: September 14, 2019
At the core of CODAGE Paris skincare lays the insta-famous CODAGE Serums. You might have seen these beautiful minimalistic Flacons on the Instagram’s of Kim Kardashian West and Victoria Beckham, but these gorgeous serums are now available exclusively in the GCC on BALMESSENCE.