This is an ideal toner for those with a drier or sensitive skin, yet still like the freshness of a toner. Its ultra gentle formulation will not strip the skin and is fragrance free. It has a thicker than water consistency that is instantly refreshing and smoothing and can be used to remove make up from both face and eyes. It contains Essential Oils of Neroli, Lavender and Camomile and Essential Waters of Rose and Mallow – all known for their soothing and calming properties. Perfect for a refreshing morning cleanse before moisturising there is no discomfort from dryness or tightness yet skin feels really clean and refreshed.
Liz Earle Instant Boost Skin Tonic
The clue is in the title! This great smelling lotion really is a tonic for the face and really does give it an instant boost! Alcohol free, the liquid contains soothing and softening Aloe Vera, Vitamin E and calming, anti-inflammatory Chamomile. The cucumber extract calms, cools and gently tones the skin. All the ingredients are fabulous on sensitive skins as well as normal skin types - it will not strip the skin or irritate, yet refreshes and invigorates. Especially good at ‘waking skin up’ first thing in the morning use it alone or after cleansing before applying moisturizer. The tonic is also available in a fine-mist bottle which can be spritzed onto the face during the day. The lotion can also be kept in the fridge in summer to provide an instant cooler for the face. The rose water fragrance is wonderfully uplifting and is simply a must for those who appreciate the integrity of the quality of the ingredients. Competitively priced at around a £10 a bottle.
L’Oreal Re-Nourish Velvety 2 in 1 Toner Dermo Expertise
A really lovely textured cleanser and toner in one really. Although it possibly wouldn’t remove heavy make-up this all-in-one freshener is perfect for a morning cleanse in all over the face and neck. It’s slightly thicker consistency doesn’t ‘pull’ on the skin and the formulation, is very gentle. It contains Omega-Ceramides to strengthen the skin and is wonderfully cooling and refreshing without being at all drying. Ideal for those who don’t like a cream cleanser but find water too harsh on the face.
Gatineau Serenite Gentle Cleansing Toner
This is a really gentle yet effective freshener for the face which is alcohol free and will not dry the skin. It has a lovely yet mild aroma and can be used alone to remove light make-up or after a cream cleanser. Its also good for a morning cleanse to refresh the skin and with silk extracts it leaves the face really soft to the touch.