WHAT DO
FACE TONERS DO?

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What do face toners do?

Facial toners are formulated to ensure that excess dirt, debris or cleanser residue has been thoroughly removed from the skin. A face toner should be beneficial to one's overall skin type; however, Isolated problem areas can be treated separately. (e.g., normal to oily skin type could use Calendula Herbal Extract Face Toner for everyday use and Blue Astringent Herbal Lotion as a spot treatment in oily skin areas.) Kiehl's facial toners are highly concentrated; therefore, it is unnecessary to "wet" skin-only a few drops on a sterile cotton pad are needed.

What is a Face Toner?

A face toner is an essential step of your daily skincare routine and the key to a healthy skin. A toner looks just like water, but it also contains other ingredients, depending on your specific skin needs. It is designed to remove excess oil, dirt and impurities from the skin, to help shrink the appearance of the pores and to prep your face for a moisturizer. A face toner is used in combination with a cleanser, for a deeper cleaning of your skin. Apart from cleaning your skin, the toner will also provide an extra layer of protection and help restore your skin’s pH balance.

How to use a Face Toner?

The idea behind a face toner is to help clean your face. It’s the in-between step after washing your face, but before using a moisturizer:

  • After using a cleanser with warm water, rinse your face thoroughly.
  • Then, use a small amount of alcohol-free toner on a cotton pad and gently apply it all over your face and neck to complete the cleansing of your skin. The face toner does not replace your cleanser; you must wash your face prior to applying.
  • Never wash the toner off your face.
  • Apply the face toner once or twice a day and follow up with a moisturizer or a serum.

 

What Type of Face Toner Should I use according to my Skin Type?

The best toner for your face is one based on your particular skin needs. You want to look for the right ingredients for your skin type; otherwise your skincare routine will not be as effective. Alcohol-free toners are the best for all skin types, because they will not dry your skin. The best toners for sensitive and dry skin are gentle and contain no harsh chemicals or essential oils. The best toners for oily skin are formulated to reduce excess oil on skin’s surface. More effective, they have to get rid of all the dead skin cells. Discover Kiehl’s best toner for your skin type.

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IS RIGHT FOR YOUR SKIN

 

CUSTOMER FAVORITE
FACE TONERS

Toners

Cucumber Herbal Alcohol-Free Toner

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Calendula Herbal-Extract Alcohol-Free Toner

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Ultra Facial Oil-Free Gel Cream

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What Toner Should I use For Dry & Sensitive Skin?

Cucumber Herbal Alcohol-Free Toner

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OUR BEST TONER FOR DRY & SENSITIVE SKIN:

A mild, alcohol-free facial toner for dry skin and sensitive skin.

This non-drying, alcohol-free toner Is formulated for all skin types, and is particularly effective for very dry skin, dry skin, normal to dry skin and normal skin. This face toner is soothing, balancing, and has a mild astringent effect. Leaves skin soft with an elegant after-feel.

HOW TO USE THIS FACE TONER:

Moisten a cotton pad with Cucumber toner. Apply to skin in areas where needed.

What Toner Should I use For Oily Skin?

Calendula Herbal-Extract Alcohol-Free Toner

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OUR BEST TONER FOR OILY SKIN:

An effective, alcohol-free facial toner for oily skin and normal skin.

This alcohol-free toner Is designed for normal and normal to oily skin types. Our Calendula Herbal-Extract Face Toner may be used to soothe and Improve problem areas.

HOW TO USE THIS FACE TONER:

After cleansing skin, moisten a sterile cotton pad with this facial toner. Smooth on skin in areas where needed, avoiding the eye area. Apply day or night.

What Toner Should I use For Dehydrated Skin?

Ultra Facial Oil-Free Gel Cream

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OUR BEST TONER FOR DEHYDRATED SKIN:

A gentle, alcohol-free facial toner for all skin types.

This mild, yet effective toner for all skin types is particularly effective for very dry skin, dry skin, normal to dry skin, normal skin and dehydrated skin. Made with moisturizing Squalane and Vitamin E, our non-alcoholic formula gently removes surface debris and any remaining residue while hydrating and comforting skin.

HOW TO USE THIS FACE TONER:

After cleansing, moisten a cotton pad with toner. Apply to face, avoiding the eye area.

A GUIDE TO FACE TONERS

OUR EXPERT RECOMMENDATIONS ON
FACE TONERS

  • Adding a toner is a great way to increase the benefits of your skincare routine.
  • It helps remove any residue, missed by your cleanser.
  • It also re-balances and softens the skin enhancing the absorption of your treatments to follow.
  • Choose a toner appropriate for your skin type.
  • Apply immediately after cleansing and before applying your serum and/or moisturizer while the skin is still slightly damp.
 

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