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What are toners, and do we really need to use one?

Youโ€™ve probably heard that popular mantra of โ€œcleanse, tone and moisturizeโ€ as the standard for skincare. But what exactly are toners, and do we need them? Toners have traditionally been advertised as astringents that remove dirt and grime, which a regular cleanser canโ€™t remove. Old formulations usually contained ingredients that kill bacteria and absorb oil,… Continue reading What are toners, and do we really need to use one?