After my marriage, I started religiously following the cleansing-toning-moisturizing routine for my skin because in my bridal package, they had emphasized a lot on following this routine. So, till now, I was using the herbal toner from Ayur, as I got a big bottle of that in my vanity case gifted my mom-in-law, but after reading about different toners on IMBB, I felt my toner is not doing the right job on my skin and I decided to look for some other options available. I wanted alcohol free and herbal toner, hence picked the Himalaya Refreshing and Clarifying Toner.
Rs. 80 for 100 ml.
Refreshing and Clarifying Toner controls oil secretion, cleanses and nourishes skin at the same time. Enriched with all natural ingredients like Citrus Lemon and Mint, it cleanses, soothes and prepares your skin for moisturizing.
Citrus limon (Lemon, Nimbuka) is an effective cleanser, which removes dead skin cells and impurities, leaving your skin supple, smooth and fresh. Lens culinaris (Lentil, Masura) deep cleanses pores and gives your skin back its lost nutrients like protein. Boerhavia Root controls excess oil secretion to leave your skin clear, soft and radiant.
How To Use:
Add a few drops of Refreshing and Clarifying Toner on a cotton pad and wipe thoroughly over face and neck.
My Experience with Himalaya Refreshing and Clarifying Toner:
I am using this toner from the last two weeks and after using this, I have realized that a toner can work without stinging the skin because the Ayur toner used to sting. This toner does not dry out skin, it has moisturizing properties. This one is a lightweight toner, but it leaves some kind of a layer on my skin, which I don’t like. It tightens the pores and controls oil. After wiping the skin with this toner, I always find some impurities or dust on the cotton pad. That gives me the feel that it is cleaning my skin thoroughly, but the oil control action does not stay for long. My skin gets oily just after a few hours of application.
This toner has a pleasant smell and is transparent. It comes in a plastic bottle with flip cap. It is not travel friendly according to me because when the bottle is kept horizontally, the toner tends to spill out. I am planning to buy a travel-size spray bottle for this problem. It has a shelf life of three years.
Pros of Himalaya Refreshing and Clarifying Toner:
- Thoroughly cleans the skin, removes impurities and dirt.
- Does not dry out the skin.
- Has moisturizing properties.
- Does not sting the skin.
- Smells great.
Cons of Himalaya Refreshing and Clarifying Toner:
- Does not control oil for a long time.
- No drastic change in the overall appearance of skin.
- Packaging not travel friendly.
It is a decent toner for this price. I feel girls with normal to dry skin will love this one. The smell is very pleasant. As it is not costly, you can try this alcohol-free toner.
Will I Repurchase Himalaya Refreshing and Clarifying Toner?
No, hunt for the perfect toner for my skin is still on!
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