Soothing Hydrating Toner

£13.99 150ml

This gentle yet effective pH balanced toner contains soothing ingredients of organic Aloe Vera juice and Peppermint to cool flushed skin, lightly remove any grease and grime residue, and enhance complexion. Calming yet uplifting Palmarosa, Myrrh and Clary Sage are traditionally used to help regulate sebum production, balance irregular dry and oily patches, and for their aromatherapy value. After use, skin feels balanced, fortified and hydrated.

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After cleansing, apply toner to cotton pad and then to face and neck, using gentle sweeping movements. Allow a minute for botanicals to absorb into the skin, before moisturising. Repeat cleansing process twice daily.

Aqua (Water), Glycerin (vegetal), Polysorbate 20, Alcohol Denat., Aloe Barbadensis (Aloe Vera) Leaf Juice**, Terminalia Arjuna Bark Extract, Santalum Spicata (Sandalwood) Oil, Lavandula Hybrida (Lavender) Oil, Pelargonium Graveolens (Rose Geranium) Flower Oil, Pogostemon Cablin (Patchouli) Leaf Oil, Cananga Odorata (Ylang Ylang) Flower Oil, Citrus Aurantium Dulcis (Orange) Peel Oil, Citrus Limon (Lemon) Peel Oil, Cymbopogon Martini (Palmarosa) Oil, Eugenia Caryophyllus (Clove) Leaf Oil, Rosmarinus Officinalis (Rosemary) Leaf Oil, Salvia Sclarea (Clary Sage) Oil, Commiphora Myrrha (Myrrh) Oil, Mentha Piperita (Peppermint) Oil, Citric Acid, Sodium Phytate, Phenoxyethanol, Parfum, Benzyl Alcohol*, Benzyl Benzoate*, Benzyl Salicylate*, Citral*, Citronellol*, Eugenol*, Farnesol*, Geraniol*, Limonene*, Linalool*

*Naturally occurring in essential oils, **Organic

*Ingredients are occasionally subject to change, as we strive to improve our formulas. Please refer to the packaging for the most recent ingredient list.

Glycerin - is a pure natural vegetable moisturiser which has humectant properties help to preserve skin’s homeostasis by drawing moisture from the environment to hydrate the surface layers of the skin. Evidence also suggests it enables other skin lipids to perform better.

Aloe Vera - helps to soothe and cool inflamed skin, and its high polysaccharide and plant sterol content helps repair damaged skin. With analgesic (pain-relieveing) properties, the juice is often applied neat to sunburn. In Ayurveda, it is used to alleviate Kapha and Pitta imbalances.

Rose Geranium - With a strong, floral aroma, Rose Geranium is known for its healing effects and is traditionally used to reduce the visible appearance of cellulite through massage. It is soothing to dry skin, but also boasts detoxifying properties which help to clear congested complexions.

Patchouli - An oil traditionally used to aid meditation, and with a distinctive musky and earthy fragrance, patchouli is said to help stimulate the growth of healthy skin cells and heal dry, rough or inflamed skin. This in turn helps with wound healing and to reduce scarring.

Ylang Ylang - Long esteemed for its aphrodisiac scent, ylang ylang is considered to have a balancing and harmonising effect on the body and an uplifting effect on the mood. Ylang Ylang is effective in maintaining moisture and oil balance within the skin.

Orange - Cold pressed sweet orange essence has an uplifting scent containing vitamins A, B and C which feed dry, irritated and acne-prone skin, helping to heal blemishes and improve skin tone. It supports collagen formation in the skin and acts as a general tonic, suitable for all skin types.

Lemon - With an uplifting citrus aroma, lemon is rich in vitamin C which promotes skin vitality. Often used for clearing acne, lemon can also be used to remove dead skin cells to create a smooth surface and can help to ease cold sores and insect bites.

Palmarosa - With a sweet floral scent, palmarosa helps to preserve the hydration levels in skin tissue and the body's moisture balance. In folklore remedies, Palmarosa is used to relieve nervousness, having an uplifting effect on the mind.

Clove Flower Oil - A member of the Myrtaceae family, clove has a warm, strong and spicy aroma. An excellent skin tonic, clove boasts antiseptic properties which helps to reduce skin concerns such as acne. It is also traditionally used in aromatherapy to boost circulation.

Rosemary - is traditionally held to help reduce swelling and puffiness. Naturally antidepressant, uplifting and balancing, Rosemary’s stimulating aroma can refresh and rejuvenate, helping you to feel energised as well as refreshing mental fatigue.

Clary Sage - Native to Southern Europe, clary sage has a sweet, herbaceous fragrance and is often considered to be uplifting. It can help to relieve congested complexions and contains plant esters to help soothe inflammations, heal irritation and balance oil production.

Arjuna - has been clinically proven to reduce the depth of wrinkles, moisturise, and reinforce skin's barrier. Its has been verified in laboratory environments which have identified its active constituents as containing 90% triterpenes, helping to support skin stress reduction.

Sandalwood - Woody and balmy, Sandalwood’s soothing properties moisturise and heal dry and sensitive skin. Imbued with a woody base note, alluringly balmy middle notes, with a hint of sweetness on the top note, Sandalwood is an all-round balanced spice which helps to engender calm.

Myrrh - Used as a precious remedy since antiquity, the warm and woody aromatic effects of myrrh are said to open the heart chakra, lifting our spirits. Myrrh is also good for chapped and cracked skin, and helps to relieve skin conditions such as eczema.

Peppermint - Zingy and zesty, the scent of peppermint is sweet and delicate, and utterly refreshing. Cooling and stimulating, this aromatic essential oil helps to purify and cleanse skin and reduce excess sebum. Peppermint also helps to relieve skin irritation and can be cooling on sunburn.

Lavender - Used traditionally for millennia to relieve tension and soothe, lavender can calm sensitive skin and is often used to help wounds to heal more quickly, and to calm dermatitis. It is wifely used in bath products as it also promotes a relaxed feeling.

Hydrating Toner FAQs

Does Your Toner Contain Aloe Vera?

Yes, This gentle formula is not only an alcohol-free toner, but it also includes aloe vera extract to calm and soften your dry skin while it cleanses your skin barrier.

Does Your Toner Work On Sensitive Skin?

Toners are a great way to add extra hydration to your dry skin. Don’t forget to lock in those super-hydrating ingredients by applying a good moisturizer afterwards. But it’s not just about the ingredients in the toner; it’s also important to make sure that certain ingredients are left out.

You want to avoid any harsh, highly acidic ingredients, including those that are in toners for oily skin. Alcohol-free hydrating toners are a great additive to your skincare routine, helping with combination skin, oily skin and sensitive skin.

Does Your Toner Help Dehydrated Skin?

Hydrating toners are used after cleansers to help remove any residue left after cleansing. If you have dry skin, previously you have avoided toners like the plague, however, our advanced replenishing toner aids in skin hydration. Investing in a non-drying toner for your face if you suffer from dry and dehydrated skin, helps your skin feel energized while moisturizing and helps restore the protective natural skin barrier.

Our fast-absorbing hydrating toner softens and helps smooth dry skin while locking in moisture for refreshed, healthy-looking skin, whilst retaining your natural skin barrier and pH balance. This toner will help soothe skin, especially dry skin types, it is alcohol-free and helps soothe irritated skin.

What the best hydrating toners do for your dry skin:

  1. Containing soothing properties, they hydrate dry skin.
  2. Being alcohol-free they help nurture your skin, naturally.
  3. Improve your skin tone, especially skin suffering from lost moisture..
  4. Help remove a clog up of fatty acids and dirt.
  5. Combined with a toning lotion, they aid in skin hydration.

Should I Buy A Toner Containing Hyaluronic Acid?

Hyaluronic acid is a natural substance found in the fluids in the eyes and joints. Many toners offer hyaluronic acid as a magical ingredient to solve all your skin problems. But here is the thing, different forms of hyaluronic acid are used for different cosmetic purposes.

Hyaluronic acid, when used in toners, results more than anything, in a price increase in what you pay for your toner, with no actual promised changes in your parched skin. We feel it is more important to invest in a toner that is made from natural ingredients, that respects your skin’s natural barrier, helps soften skin and is 100% alcohol-free. So, our answer is no, you do not need to buy a toner containing hyaluronic acid.

Are Hydrating Toners Good For Acne-Prone Skin?

Owners of thirsty skin will already know that a good hydrating serum and moisturiser are key to quenching dryness and dehydration, but a really good toner is also great to have on your side. Toners are already renowned for their efforts on acne-prone and oil-prone skin types, but their wonderful work on the drier side seems to be overlooked thanks to their old-school bad reputation of featuring drying ingredients such as alcohol and astringents.

But times have changed and there is a new generation of hydrating toners out there that do exactly that, hydrate parched skin. The one thing that dry and dehydrated skin types are missing out on is the glow that comes with a dewy burst of hydration, our soothing hydrating toner has you covered.

Which Hydrating Toners Help Your Skin Barrier?

Facial toners are used after cleansers to help remove any residue left after cleansing. Our Soothing Hydrating Toner, our balanced and non-drying toner for the face, helps reduce skin concerns and leaves your skin feeling energized while moisturizing and helping restore the protective skin barrier. The fast-absorbing hydrating toner softens and helps smooth dry skin while locking in moisture for refreshed, healthy-looking skin.