Toners are effective in balancing the PH level of skin, and also helps in giving the skin a more vibrant and smoother appearance.Toning sweeps away the last traces of oil as well as those unwanted excess impurities after cleaning. After toning ,skin feels refreshed and beautifully soft. Helps in repairing open pores. It doesn’t stip the important natural oils of the skin as they are required to protect your skin. It cleanses and tightens pores to prevent your sebaceous glands from going into overdrive. Oily and acne prone skin often stems from clogged pores. It allows for better penetration of product ingredients for absorption into the skin.
While there are certain alcohols like retinol, glycol, lauryl alcohol which are good for skin. But many of the other ones like ethanol, methanol, isopropyl which can not only dehydrate your skin but can also cause early signs of ageing with regular use. That is why it is highly recommend to use alcohol free toners so that they provide hydration instead of dehydrating the skin. Below are some of them which are easily available and also quite affordable.
KAMA AYURVEDA PURE ROSE WATER (₹275)
- It is suitable for all skin types.
- helps to calm down irritated skin.
- The spritz of Pure Rose water gives a lot of hydration to the skin.
- It also gives a glowing base for dewy makeup and for subtle looks you can use it as a finishing spray
LOTUS HERBAL BASILTONE CUCUMBER AND BASIL TONER. (₹295)
- This is one is best suited for normal to oily skin types
- It helps in preventing breakouts and also gives a glowing effect to face.
- With regular use, you will notice
- Although the good part is that it doesn’t contain alcohol but the presence of parabens is a backlash.
KAYA DAILY PORE MINIMIZING TONER. ( ₹440)
- It is best suitable for combination to oily skin.
- It gives a tightening effect to pores.
- It contains witch hazel which relieves inflammation and Niacinamide which evens out the skin tone.
PLUM GREEN TEA TONER. (₹390)
- It is best suitable for acne prone skin and for those who have uneven texture.
- It contains glycolic acid, which helps in removing dead cells
- It prevents recurring of blemishes
- It is good for giving the skin smooth texture and more refined appearance.
NEUTROGENA DEEP CLEAN BLACKHEAD ELIMINATING TONER.(₹429)
- This one is best suitable for combination skin.
- It helps to reduce blackheads on regular use.
- It cleans out clogged pores and controls excess sebum on the t-zone.