Cleansing-toning-moisturizing is the formula to live by. This is what you must have heard a lot of times and probably even follow on a daily basis. Our skin is very sensitive and so it needs to be taken care of by doing different things to it such as cleansing, toning and moisturizing, to be precise. These three steps are the start and end to anything and if dedicatedly followed, you'll never see a dull day with your skin. However, there are people who only now the cleansing and the moisturizing part and are completely unaware of the toning part. This is why we're here to guide you through it and make you understand why is toning your face so important.
What's a toner, you ask? Well, simply put, a toner looks and acts like water but is lot more than that. Toners are filled with lots of hydrogen and oxygen while it also contains antioxidants, glycerin and acids. It's a liquid that will give your skin the quick hydration that it sometimes lacks and helps in removing impurities which ultimately makes you skin regain its natural softness and glow.
Now, why is toner used after cleansing? Cleansing is the first step towards cleaning your face before the toner does its job. Once you exfoliate your skin, the molecules in the toner penetrates into the skin and helps you get better results after the toning is done.
Why is a toner needed? Well, since you use a lot of makeup products on a daily basis, you're exposing your skin to many chemicals and substances that clog your skin pores if not cleaned properly after each day comes to an end. The toners help in getting rid of the dead cells that accumulate around the pores and helps your pores to not grow bigger and dirtier.
With the kind of variety that the beauty industry has to offer, you get various kinds of toners for various types of skin. Be it oily or dry or wrinkled, there's a toner type for each one of you.
You can dab the toner on to your face directly and massage it into the skin. Toners also protect your skin from drying or attracting bacteria on it.
To end it with, toners help in hydrating your skin and keeps it away from breakouts.