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6 of the best toners for sensitive skin

6 of the best toners for sensitive skin

Ultra-delicate, sensitive skin can often feel tight and irritated, in need of soothing and calming products.

As acid toners and chemical exfoliators have become a prominent feature in many of our skincare routines, traditional hydrating toners, which work wonders on sensitive skin, have been pushed out of the beauty spotlight.

If your skin is particularly sensitive, prone to redness and discomfort, a toner designed esepcially for delicate skin may be exactly what you need to soothe your skin and restore its calm, clear appearance.

Calming, nourishing toners have a wide range of benefits for sensitive skin and can really help to alleviate any discomfort and tightness you may feel. Sensitive skin is particularly prone to being aggravated and irritated by our surroundings. Harsh weather, air conditioning and pollution can all strip our skin of precious moisture which helps to soothe the skin naturally, leaving yoru complexion a little bit more vulnerable to discomfort.

Toners act as humectants, attracting moisture from the air and the environment into the top layers of your skin to give your complexion the hydrating boost it needs.

As a post-cleansing step, a toner is the perfect product to include as part of your everyday skincare routine as they balance out your skin and allow the products you apply afterwards to absorb into the skin and really work their magic.

A common misconception is that skin sensitivity is only a problem for those with dry, dehydrated skin types. In reality, all skin types can be sensitive and could benefit from using a hydrating, calming toner designed specifically for sensitive complexions.

Omorovicza Queen of Hungary Mist

Give your skin the royal treatment with the Omorovicza Queen of Hungary Mist.

Delicately scented with Neroli and Rose, the Queen of Hungary Mist instantly perks up your complexion. The divine blend of Orange Blossom, Rose and Sage Waters with Apple Pectin hydrates and gently purifies the skin, leaving your complexion soothed and beautifully soft.

Apply as a post-cleansing toner or throughout the day as a little pick-me-up.

Avène Gentle Toning Lotion

Comfort sensitive, irritated skin with the Gentle Toning Lotion from Avène. Specifically developed and formulated for even the most delicate of skin types, the non-comodegenic, alcohol-free formula glides over the skin instantly hydrating and relieving your skin of any discomfort.

Enriched with natural silicates to shield the skin from environmental aggressors, the Gentle Toning Lotion helps to restore the skin’s natural hydrolipidic film to maintain moisture levels.

The addition to Avène’s Thermal Spring Water helps to prevent irritation, leaving your skin feeling calm and soothed.

Pai Lotus and Orange Blossom Bioaffinity Toner

Fortified with ‘Living Water’ extracted directly from the Lotus Root, the lightweight Lotus and Orange Blossom Bioaffinity Toner from Pai hydrates your skin whilst improving tone and texture.

Neroli works to stimulate circulation and skin cell regeneration to reveal a glowing, healthy complexion whilst Lotus Root helps to protect your skin from free-radical damage. The Bioaffinity Toner leaves your complexion calm, soothed and protected.

La Roche-Posay Serozinc

Oily, acne-prone complexions are often very irritated, sensitive and in need of soothing. La Roche-Posay‘s now cult-status Serozinc has been developed for acne-prone skin with sensitivity in mind.

Infused with Zinc Sulphate, Serozinc balances your skin, mattifying your complexion slightly for a shine-free, refined finish. La Roche-Posay’s Thermal Spring Water hydrates and calms the complexion, leaving your skin soothed and revitalised.

PIXI Rose Tonic

A gentle, calming take on the iconic Glow Tonic, the PIXI Rose Tonic soothes and hydrates your skin, restoring its natural pH to reveal a glowing, even complexion.

Packed full of skin-loving ingredients such as Elderflower to brighten and Aloe Vera and Chamomile to soothe and hydrate, the PIXI Rose Tonic is perfect for sensitive skin.

We love using the Rose Tonic in the morning to compliment using the original PIXI Glow Tonic in the evening.

Lancôme Tonique Confort Toner

Refresh dry, sensitive complexions with the Lancôme Tonique Confort Toner. The perfect post-cleanse toner, the ultra-gentle formula helps to lift any remaining impurities and traces of makeup left on your skin.

Infused with Honey and Sweet Almond Extract, the Tonique Confort Toner completely sweeps away any feelings of skin tightness or dryness. Your skin will be left soft, radiant and soothed.



Rosie

Rosie

Writer and expert