Until 2 years ago, I had a toner at home that had come with a moisturizer and I had never even paid attention to it. When I discovered the benefits of adding a toner to my routine, it became a skincare staple!
Until not that long ago my toner remained neglected at the bottom of my skincare spares. Until one day I decided I would give it a try and I've truly noticed the difference.
This is why you need to add a toner to your skincare routine
What are toners?
A toner is a lotion, tonic, or liquid skincare product that prepares the skin for the following skincare products.
The benefits of using toner
A toner is a liquid that when applied to our skin minimizes the appearance of pores. It reduces the appearance of enlarged pores because it tightens the skin. It is meant to remove dead skin cells, bacteria, and debris sitting in the outer layer of your skin. In addition, some formulas are highly hydrating, yet not oily and it absorbs quite easily and quickly. In addition, toners are refreshing and prepare your skin to receive all the skincare goodies.
When should you apply a toner?
I usually apply toner after cleansing my face in the morning and at night. Then I go on to apply a serum and moisturizer. In the morning I follow by applying SPF,
The bottom line
I've been using toners for 2 years, and I can definitely see the difference. Some pores in my nose have totally disappeared and the others have become less noticeable. My skin feels super fresh and clean and I absolutely love it!
If you want to DIY your own formulas, here are some ideas!