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Toners for oily skin February 2017

I love the Shiseido Pureness toner. It feels refreshing, moisturizing and it gently refines my oily acne prone skin. I would repurchase it, but at the moment I am trying another toner with Centella Asiatica by Sidmool. Update: 20/02/17 The Centella Asiatica toner feels like water, and it doesn't refine my skin like the Shiseido toner does. I have repurchased the Shiseido toner.

I am fascinated by Centella Asiatica and would most likely try different skin care products with that herb. I wonder if it would make any difference to my acne scars. I would imagine that the Centella Asiatica toner would last me for about 2-3 months so stay tuned and in early Spring I will write an update. Update:20/02/17 with the new craze about using a toner 7 times, The Centella Asiatica toner barely lasts me a month....

In regard to the Shiseido Pureness toner, I absolutely love it. Everything about it is just right-from the beautiful bottle it is in, its delicate fresh scent and how hydrating and soothing it is. It also refines my skin.

Madagascar Centella Asiatica 97% by Sidmool
It claims to be as powerful as an ampoule.....
Stay tuned, in early Spring 2017 I will write a review about it.

I think that my very first Korean product was Etude House Wonder pore Freshner. Tons of positive reviews persuaded me to give it a try- Big mistake. It didn't do anything for my skin. Yes, it felt refreshing to use it because the scent was lovely. But I didn't feel that my skin was hydrated or refined or nourished or anything positive like that. So when I first started using Shiseido Pureness I thought, now that is a hard working toner that does many good things for my skin.

Then I bought the Tea tree skin clearing matifying toner from The Body shop. Oh, it smells so horrible it is unbelievable. I can't bare to use it on my face, so now I use it on my shoulders, chest and back. So far so good, but it does stink.

When I fist started learning about how to layer Korean skin care products, I read that after washing my face I must use a toner that changes the pH of my skin and prepares it for the use of BHA. It was recommended to use Mizon AHA and BHA Daily Clean Toner. I bought it on eBay. Lovely bottle and very pleasant scent, but the good things stop there. I don't think that it did my skin any good.

Mizon AHA & BHA Daily Clean Toner

The last toner I will mention came in form of samples and I was so amazed by it. It was the Soo Yeon Balance by the History of  Whoo. The scent was very strong but absolutely lovely. Many say that scented skin care is not good, but I like a bit of scent in products. This Balance toner was hugely moisturizing but also refined my skin. I can only compare it to the effects of Shiseido pureness toner. They are up there in a league of their own.

Are you using any good toners for oily skin that are  worth recommending? Let me know in the comments section below.


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