SKIN BALANCING Pore-Reducing Toner
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SKIN BALANCING Pore-Reducing Toner
A daily facial toner that balances oily skin, minimizes enlarged pores and provides light hydration.

SKIN BALANCING Pore-Reducing Toner

Based on 419 reviews

Details

A daily facial toner that balances oily skin, minimizes enlarged pores and provides light hydration.
  • Refreshes and nourishes skin
  • Lightweight fluid formula
  • Use twice daily after cleansing skin
Skin Types:
Combination Skin, Oily Skin
Concerns:
Enlarged Pores

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    6.4 oz
    $21.00
    Sample
    $0.50

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Why is it different?
SKIN BALANCING Pore-Reducing Toner helps balance skin with antioxidants and hydrating ceramides, making oily areas less noticeable and skin more even, smooth, moisturized, and protected. It is an essential step in any skincare routine to renew skin after cleansing. Can also help remove the last traces of makeup.

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What does it do?
Antioxidants, soothing plant extracts and niacinamide help tone down oily skin and minimize pore size. Its exceptionally lightweight liquid formula feels weightless on skin but still provides high-quality hydration to diminish dry flaky areas of skin.
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How to use

After cleansing, apply toner to a cotton pad and gently stroke over face and neck. Do not rinse. Follow with the rest of your morning or evening skincare routine. For daytime, finish with a broad-spectrum sunscreen rated SPF 30 or greater.

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Research

International Journal of Cosmetic Science, December 2006, volume 28, issue 6, pages 447-51

Molecular Medicine Reports, November 2010, issue 6, pages 895–901

Inflammopharmacology, October 2011, issue 5, pages 245-54

Journal of Cosmetic Dermatology, December 2008, issue 4, pages 281-9

American Journal of Clinical Dermatology, 2003, issue 2, pages 107-29

Indian Journal of Dermatology, May-June 2016, issue 1, 3 pages 279-287

International Journal of Cosmetic Science, February 2000, issue 1, pages 21-52

Giornale Italiano di Dermatologia e Venereologia, December 2013, issue 6, pages 687-91

Journal of Cosmetic and Laser Therapy, January 2006, issue 2, pages 96-101

Journal of Cutaneous and Aesthetic Surgery, January-March 2013, issue 1, pages 4–11

Journal of Cosmetic Dermatology, April 2004, issue 2, pages 88-93

Journal of Cosmetic Science, July-August 2011, issue 4, pages 361-70

The Journal of Clinical and Aesthetic Dermatology, March 2014, 7, issue 3, pages 18–26

Dermato-Endocrinology, July 2012, issue 3, pages 253-8

Indian Dermatology Online Journal, April-June 2013, issue 2, pages 143-146

Ingredients
Product Ingredients

Water (Aqua), Glycerin, Butylene Glycol, Niacinamide, Polysorbate 20, Adenosine, Anthemis Nobilis (Chamomile) Flower Extract, Arctium Lappa (Burdock) Root Extract, Hydrolyzed Jojoba Esters, Sodium PCA, Panthenol, Sodium Hyaluronate, Ceramide NP, Ceramide AP, Ceramide EOP, Phytosphingosine, Cholesterol, Tetrahexyldecyl Ascorbate, Oleth-10, Sodium Lauroyl Lactylate, Caprylyl Glycol, Hexylene Glycol, Sodium Citrate, Xanthan Gum, Trisodium EDTA, Phenoxyethanol.

Ratings & Reviews

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4.1

(based on 419 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (268)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (48)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (27)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (43)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (33)

80%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Gentle (51)
  • Leaves clean feel (49)
  • Balances skin (48)
  • Not greasy (42)
  • Improves skin texture (40)

Cons

  • Irritates skin (13)
  • Doesn't work (6)
  • Greasy (5)
  • Heavy (3)
  • Not effective (3)

Best Uses

  • Daily use (53)
  • Combination skin (39)
  • Sensitive skin (36)
  • Acne-prone skin (31)
  • Oily skin (31)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Brand buyer (31), Budget shopper (20), Beauty conscious (15), Survivalist / minimalist (4), Beauty expert (3)
    • Skin Type:
    • Combination (16), Oily (5)

Reviewed by 419 customers

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4.0

Nice lightweight toner

By Courtney

from Lancaster, PA

About Me Beauty Conscious

Pros

  • Lightweight
  • Non-Greasy

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Daily Use

    I like the lightweight consistency which makes it easy to layer. It did not cause breakouts or sensitivity and did help even out my combination skin. I did not notice any difference in pore size after several months of use and I continue to have the same amount of blackheads and clogged pores. Overall it is a nice product for adding antioxidants and helping remove all of your makeup, but don't expect any big differences in your skin from using this.

    • Skin Type:
    • Combination
    • Age:
    • 30-44
     
    5.0

    best ever

    By jse

    from PA

    About Me Minimalist

    Verified Reviewer

    Pros

    • Lightweight
    • Non-Greasy

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Daily Use
      • Enlarged Pores
      • Uneven Skin Tone

      I love this toner. I use it daily to keep my pores clean. It really works! Great product for pores and evening skin tone - it removes the redness around my nose.

      Service and delivery comments:

      As always, great service from Paula's Choice. I have used their chat with good results.

      • Skin Type:
      • Combination
      • Age:
      • 60+
       
      5.0

      Does everything it promises to do

      By Elza

      from Portland

      About Me Beauty Expert

      Pros

      • Lightweight
      • Moisturizes
      • Non-Greasy
      • Softens Skin
      • Soothes Skin

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Daily Use
        • Enlarged Pores
        • Fine Lines/Wrinkles
        • Redness/ Blotchiness
        • Sensitive Skin

        I use the toner on the morning. It really helps keep my skin form turning into an oilslick by the end of the day with out drying my skin out. It does not cause me to break out.

        • Skin Type:
        • Combination
        • Age:
        • 30-44
         
        5.0

        Excellent Toner For Oily, Sensitive Skin

        By Mike

        from Asheville, NC

        About Me Beauty Conscious

        Verified Reviewer

        Pros

        • Lightweight
        • Non-Greasy
        • Soothes Skin

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Daily Use
          • Enlarged Pores
          • Sensitive Skin
          • Uneven Skin Tone

          I have oily, breakout prone, super sensitive skin and Skin Balancing toner has worked wonders. My skin is smoother, pore size on my nose has been reduced, plus it's as light as water and absorbs within seconds. I use mild (.025%) tretinoin cream at night so only use toner in the morning and this product does not cause breakouts or irritate my sensitive skin at all.

          It took about four weeks to see a significant change in my skin. I've been using it for over two months now and continue to see improvement. As with any skin care product, give it time to work. Don't believe the crazy false hype you hear in TV commercials about products that claim to work in a week. Repairing and improving skin takes time and this product has delivered amazing results!

          Service and delivery comments:

          Super fast delivery plus well packaged as always.

          • Skin Type:
          • Oily
          • Age:
          • 45-59
           
          5.0

          Brilliant

          By Northstar

          from Pittsburgh

          About Me Beauty Conscious

          Verified Reviewer

          Pros

          • Lightweight
          • Non-Greasy
          • Softens Skin
          • Soothes Skin

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Daily Use

            Fantastic toner for all skin types. My skin can get quite dry, but it also prone to breakouts. This is the best toner I have found. It leaves skin clean and soft. No tightness, no smell, no sting, no stickiness. Please don't ever discontinue this!

            Service and delivery comments:

            Excellent delivery. Came within two days.

            • Skin Type:
            • Normal
            • Age:
            • 45-59
             
            5.0

            Must Have for Large Pores and Oily Skin

            By JennaAZ

            from Arizona

            About Me Beauty Expert

            Pros

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Daily Use
                • Enlarged Pores
                • Fine Lines/Wrinkles
                • Oily Skin
                • Sensitive Skin

                This toner is a must-have in my routine and I have tried dozens and dozens over my lifetime. I have oily skin and enlarged pores, but also some anti-aging concerns as well. This toner is gentle and hydrating while also leaving me feeling oil-free and refreshed. I tried stopping it and using another toner and within a week my face was out-of-control oily by mid-day and my pores were more noticeable. I highly recommend!

                • Skin Type:
                • Oily
                • Age:
                • 30-44
                 
                5.0

                Game changer!

                By Suzy

                from East Lansing, MI

                About Me Minimalist

                Verified Reviewer

                Pros

                • Lightweight
                • Minimizes pore appearance
                • Non-Greasy

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Daily Use
                  • Enlarged Pores

                  Wow has this toner been a game changer for my skincare routine! It's just what I was needing to minimize the large pores on my cheeks and nose, and it gives that extra clean feeling after application. Thank you PC!

                  • Skin Type:
                  • Combination
                  • Age:
                  • 18-29
                   
                  5.0

                  Great for dry skin, "summer oily" T Zone area

                  By Izzy

                  from Bolton, north of Toronto, Canada

                  About Me Beauty Conscious

                  Pros

                  • Lightweight
                  • Non-Greasy
                  • Softens Skin

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Daily Use
                    • Enlarged Pores
                    • Fine Lines/Wrinkles

                    I have dry skin, especially in Canada's winter months, but in summer humid heat, my face tends to get oily in my T zone. I love that this helps to stop acne in my nose and chin area. After cleaning with Resist, I use this toner and get a "squeaky clean" canvas for my foundation and cover up, knowing it won't slide off. Depending on the weather, I have Skin Recovery for dry heat, and in winter months, I switch up between Resist toner and skin recovery. Awesome product!

                    • Skin Type:
                    • Combination
                    • Age:
                    • 45-59
                     
                    5.0

                    Will repurchase forever--have been for 4 years

                    By Jazzsamba

                    from Atlanta, GA

                    About Me Beauty Conscious

                    Verified Reviewer

                    Pros

                    • Lightweight
                    • Moisturizes

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Daily Use
                      • Enlarged Pores

                      I will repurchase this forever. Please never stop making it. I started struggling with clogged pores when I was 24 and eventually stopped having the problem within a week of starting to use this product. I think it is important to use a toner like this on a cotton pad to make sure every last trace of your cleanser, makeup, sunscreen, etc. is washed off (especially behind the ears, around the hairline, and other harder-to-rinse areas) and your face is totally clean before bed.

                      • Skin Type:
                      • Combination
                      • Age:
                      • 30-44

                      (1 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                       
                      3.0

                      Balances Skin But...

                      By MosSA

                      from Edmonton, AB

                      About Me Brand Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Balances Skin
                      • Gentle

                      Cons

                      • Leaves Skin Dull

                      Best Uses

                        Comments about SKIN BALANCING Pore-Reducing Toner - 6.4 oz:

                        This product worked really well for managing oil and felt really great on my skin. The con is that when I was using it I couldnt figure out why my skin was older and older looking, very dull and aging. I didn't believe it was anything I was using until I experimented and stopped using this toner to see what would happen. After a few days my skin got its radiant glow back and I looked younger again! I will keep looking for something else to manage my oil control.

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