Yes, if you want to get a toned face.
Hold up, what it’s for again?
Don’t be fooled by a consistency that’s identical to plain ‘ol H20; applying toner has become an essential step in many a lady’s daily beauty routine due to its understated yet important benefits.
Applied after cleansing and before a serum, toners work to refine the skin’s texture, tighten large pores, and further remove what cleansers may have missed: remaining traces of dirt, oil, and makeup.
“It’s also the first step to repair,” says Audrey Ang, Estée Lauder field education director.
“Toners deliver the first layer of hydration to the skin, prepping the skin to help the serum and moisturizer that follows penetrate deep into the epidermis. This works to boost the natural functions of the skin, optimising the skincare benefits.”