Facial Toner: What Is It and How Does It Revive Your Skin?


Discover how the right facial toner can revive your skin, leaving it feeling refreshed, balanced, and radiant.

Facial Toner: What Is It And How Does It Revive Your Skin? 

A facial toner is a light, water-based liquid that helps remove any last traces of makeup or cleanser residue, though using a floral water or floral tonic provides skin with additional benefits. Toners and floral waters also help balance your skin while preparing it to absorb all the goodness of your other serums, moisturizers and skincare products. 

The Benefits of Face Toner

Completes the Cleansing: Even the best cleansers can leave a tiny bit of residue behind. Toner sweeps away those last traces, making sure your skin is truly clean.

Balances Your Skin: The skin has a natural pH level, and sometimes cleansing with a harsh cleanser can disrupt that balance. A good toner or floral tonic helps restore equilibrium, leaving your skin feeling comfortable, not tight or dry.

Hydration Boost: Floral waters are water based toners that especially provide a lovely additional layer of hydration, relying on herbal remedies to help your skin stay plump and dewy, minimizing the appearance of fine lines.

Preparation for Following Formulas: Think of toner as allowing your skin to be extra receptive. It helps your serums, moisturizers, and even treatment masks sink in deeper and work more effectively.

Deeper Connection: Using a floral tonic blended with pure essence of  Rose or an invigorating Citrus essence can be a lovely ritualistic moment in your skin care routine, providing support for mind, body and spirit. Aromatherapeutic benefits provide deep self-care

Comparing Floral Tonics and Face Toners

Traditional toners often contain ingredients like witch hazel and alcohol, which, while effective at tightening pores, can be quite drying, especially for more sensitive skin. They can leave skin over-stripped, disrupting the skin’s natural barrier function, which in turn can lead to dryness and irritation. 

A floral tonic is a more gentle and natural alternative to the traditional face toner. These refreshing tonics help balance your skin without stripping away its natural oils, supporting hydration.

These pure distillations, blended with Rose, Chamomile, or Citrus essences, are brimming with vitamins, antioxidants, and hydrating ingredients. They help balance your skin's natural pH level, which in turn can contribute to a firmer, more toned appearance. When choosing a toner, it's important to look at the ingredients listed and choose one that suits your skin's needs.

Different Types of Toners

The beautiful thing about our flower tonics and floral waters – they're gentle enough for everyone, but they work so well. It's all about supporting your skin's natural rhythms, giving it extra nourishment and balance throughout the day.

Bulgarian Rose Water reawakens the complexion with pure rejuvenation. This floral tonic is made with the precious essence of Rose—long revered for its capacity to restore depleted skin. Especially loved by dehydrated, sensitive, imbalanced or mature skin, this formula benefits all skin types, encouraging a more radiant, hydrated and even skin tone. 

Essential C Tonic is a revitalizing blend enriched with an effervescent trio of citrus essences—Bergamot, Orange Peel, and Grapefruit. This antioxidant-rich herbal tonic illuminates your complexion by whisking away dullness and providing a bright burst of Vitamin-C, known for boosting collagen production and enhancing skin elasticity.

The refreshing formula not only invigorates the senses but also recharges your chi. Ideal for all skin types, and especially beneficial for combination and oily skin, the botanical ingredients work synergistically to purify and refine skin.

Roman Chamomile Tonic is an incredibly calming, soothing tonic. Pure essence of Roman Chamomile has been revered for centuries for its ability to gently comfort and hydrate the skin. This formula is especially beneficial for sensitive, sun-exposed, or dehydrated skin.

Choosing the Right Toner for Your Skin

Finding the right toner for your skin type is all about listening to your skin and understanding what it needs most. 

Oily, Combination, and Acne Prone Skin

Essential C Tonic is the perfect fit for your skincare routine. The vibrant trio of citrus essences—Bergamot, Orange, and Grapefruit—works wonders on these skin types. Grapefruit's natural properties, rich in Vitamin C, help control oil production and minimize the appearance of pores. This keeps your skin feeling balanced and refreshed without any harsh astringency.

Mature or Dry Skin

Bulgarian Rose Water is a fantastic choice if your skin craves deep hydration and gentle rejuvenation. Blended with pure Rose essence, this formula helps re-balance skin's pH and minimizing the appearance of irritation. At the same time, it offers revitalization for dull or depleted skin 

Sensitive or Sun-Exposed Skin

Roman Chamomile Tonic offers relief to irritated, stressed or skin that’s been overexposed to the sun. Roman Chamomile, known for its calming and restorative properties, helps soothe and comfort sensitive skin. It's perfect for calming any redness and providing a gentle, hydrating boost.

How to Apply Toner

There are two lovely ways to enjoy your tonic or floral water. The first one is more traditional. After cleansing, dampen a cotton pad with the toner for your skin and gently sweep it over your face and neck. It's a beautiful way to whisk away any last traces of makeup or impurities and prepare your skin for serum or moisturizer.

Another favorite way to use floral water is for a little midday pick-me-up. Our formulas come in spray form.  Whenever skin needs a boost, give yourself a few spritzes—it's so refreshing, and is incredibly hydrating and revitalizing on hot or dry days. You'll be surprised how much it helps keep your skin looking dewy and refreshed.

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