Yes, toners are a necessary part of your daily skin routine and if you have sensitive skin you’ll want to pick a formula that is free of alcohol with calming ingredients. Below are all of my top picks for toners to help treat sensitive skin and chances are, your ideal toner is among this group.
Aveda – Botanical Kinetics Toning Mist
$23 for 5.0oz
This spray toner offers an easy, cooling, refreshing mist; which helps hydrate and balance your skin while minimizing surface oil build-up. White oak, witch hazel and peppermint provide mild astringent benefits for sensitive skin. Ladies, it’s also an amazing make up setting spray!
Dermalogica – Ultracalming Mist
$37 for 6.0oz
A soothing, hydrating mist to calm redness and sensitivity. Use post-cleanse to lock in hydration and prime skin for products. Lightweight mist helps create a shield and synergistically relieves and restores skin while fighting future flare-ups. The UltraCalming Complex contains Oat and botanical actives that work below the surface to interrupt inflammatory triggers that lead to sensitization, while helping to minimize discomfort, burning and itching. Soothing Aloe helps calm while correcting the moisture level imbalance that can provoke sensitized skin. Formulated without artificial fragrances and colors.
Fresh – Rose Deep Hydration Facial Toner
$44 for 8.4oz
Fresh tones down pores and tones up hydration. Fresh Rose Deep Hydration Facial Toner is a cleansing toner that removes impurities and refines the appearance of pores for a deeply hydrated, healthy-looking, velvety soft complexion. Infused with real rose petals, the gentle formula clears the skin of surface debris, pollution particles, and residual impurities, while leaving it feeling refreshed and prepped for the skincare ritual that follows. It also contains rosewater and rose flower oil to help soothe and nourish the skin, while angelica leaf extract and hyaluronic acid help to retain moisture.
Simple – Soothing Facial Toner
$9 for 6.7oz
It has 3 key skin-loving ingredients: Chamomile, which is known to help gently soften and soothe, Witch Hazel, which is known to help tone and tighten pores, and Allantoin which is known to help soften skin. And it’s super affordable!
Mario Badescu – Aloe Vera Toner
$15 for 8.0oz
Refresh and re-balance skin while sweeping away traces of impurities. Our gentle, Aloe-based toner boasts a non-drying, alcohol-free, and fragrance-free formula that makes it a favorite for sensitive skin types in need of a boost. This product definitely gives you quality AND the most bang for your buck!