SKIN RECOVERY Enriched Calming Toner
Based on 238 reviews


SKIN RECOVERY Enriched Calming Toner
This hydrating toner soothes dry, flaky skin and helps revitalize and recover moisture loss while infusing skin with anti-aging antioxidants.

SKIN RECOVERY Enriched Calming Toner

Based on 238 reviews


This hydrating toner soothes dry, flaky skin and helps revitalize and recover moisture loss while infusing skin with anti-aging antioxidants.
  • Nourishes and comforts dry skin
  • Antioxidant-rich plant oils soothe and protect skin
  • Milky, hydrating formula
  • Use twice daily after cleansing skin
Skin Types:
Extra Sensitive Skin, Dry/Very Dry Skin

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    6.4 oz

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Why is it different?
SKIN RECOVERY Enriched Calming Toner offers an oasis of relief to dry, thirsty skin. This carefully blended formula contains essential ingredients dry skin needs to improve and help defend against dehydration, environmental stress, and aging. It is an essential step in any skincare routine to renew skin after cleansing. Can also help remove the last traces of makeup.
What does it do?
Delivers key ingredients like skin-defending antioxidants, essential lipids and skin-restoring ingredients to help eliminate dry, flaky skin as it hydrates and leaves skin feeling smooth. It is so gentle, it’s suitable even for skin prone to eczema.
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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Product Ingredients

Water (Aqua), Cyclopentasiloxane (hydration), Butylene Glycol (hydration), Glycereth-26 (hydration/texture-enhancing), Dimethiconol (hydration), Oenothera Biennis Oil (evening primrose oil/non-fragrant oil/antioxidant), Borago Officinalis Seed Oil (borage oil/non-fragrant oil/antioxidant), Sodium Hyaluronate (hydration/skin replenishing), Tocopheryl Acetate (vitamin E/antioxidants), Tocopherol (vitamin E/antioxidants), Ascorbyl Palmitate (vitamin C/antioxidant), Panthenol (skin replenishing), Allantoin (skin-soothing), Glycerin (hydration/skin replenishing), Hydrogenated Lecithin (skin-restoring), Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride (emollient), Niacinamide (vitamin B3/skin-restoring), Superoxide Dismutase (antioxidant), PEG-40 Hydrogenated Castor Oil (emollient), Linoleamidopropyl PG-Dimonium Chloride Phosphate (stabilizer), Laureth-4 (texture-enhancing), Laureth-23 (texture-enhancing), Disodium EDTA (stabilizer), Sodium Benzoate (preservative), Chlorphenesin (preservative), Phenoxyethanol (preservative), Benzoic Acid (preservative), Sorbic Acid (preservative).

Ratings & Reviews

Can't Get Past The Terrible Packaging


I like the toner overall and wanted to give it a try in comparison the Resist toner since I struggle with skin redness. However, the packaging is beyond terrible. Every time I have traveled with the bottle, it leaks out and spills all over everything causing a mess and wasting most of the product. I will not be repurchasing this product unless the packaging is redesigned. Otherwise it just feels like I'm throwing away money.


Boston, MA


If you have vey sensitive skin, don't purchase.


I don't know if it's just my sensitive skin, but everything I tried from this site has burned my face.




Great for sensitive skin


This product is my one of my favorites. I have sensitive combination skin in addition to having signs of rosacea. It's extremely lightweight, has no fragrance, and makes my skin feel smooth and fresh after usage. I have struggled with finding products that do not make my very reactive skin breakout, so I was extremely pleased to have discovered this toner. I first found out about Paula's Choice when trying to find an exfoliant. Although I do still use the BHA 2% liquid product (once a week - my skin can't handle more than that) this one is truly a gem. If you have sensitive skin, or rosacea - try this! You will not be disapponted.


Baltimore, MD


I will not buy this product again


I usually don't have luck with toners. But this one had great reviews, especially from people with sensitive skin like me. I've noticed my skin bring a little flaky lately. I thought this would take care of that while soothing my skin. I was even looking forward to using it throughout the day if my skin had a sensitivity flare. I have very difficult to treat rosacea. The products in the PC calming line have worked best for me. I haven't found any product that immediately stops the burn and redness if my rosacea is triggered, usually by heat. But the redness calming line keeps it in check over time. I'm looking for products that will improve my skin over time and control the rosacea. Unfortunately my skin started burning immediately after I used this. I have it a couple days to see if my skin would adjust to a new product. I even noticed burning around my eyes. I did not use this near my eyes at all. It took almost a week with my old PC Regine to get my skin back under control and stop the burning and reduce the redness. I'm glad PC has a return option. I cannot use this product at all.




Part of my daily skincare routine!


By far, my favorite toner! I have super sensitive skin-- this toner has never caused any skin issues for me. Not to mention, with daily use-sometimes 2-3 times a day, this toner lasts me for about 2-3 months. Awesome product!


Detroit, MI

My skin loves this stuff


This toner is awesome. I have dry acne prone skin and this stuff brightens my skin and leaves it smoother, softer, and with a healthy shine to it. It also seems to make any products I use on top of it (2% BHA Liquid, Moisture Boost Cream, and some topical acne treatments) absorb more easily. Overall this is a win, people with dry skin and especially acne who think they don't need a toner in their regimen, you should seriously give this a try.




Hydrating, calming.


I do use this everyday but perfect for when I give myself a chemical peel or a facial. Love this product. Really calms my skin, hydrates it. My skin feels clean, soft, plump.


Green cove springs, fl.


My Fav PC Product Ever


I've always hated toners because they always left my acne prone skin stinging and dry, but not this one! Holy moley this milky toner is sooooo soothing and mositurizing. I've never felt anything like it. It just sinks into my skin like a dream and leaves it baby soft (with no redness). I use this day and night and have already ordered another bottle because I just cant be without it! I want to bathe in this stuff!


orange county


Don't know what I'd do without this product


This is the only toner I've ever found to be useful. I've taken it out of my routine a few times to see what happens, and inevitably my skin is drier and my rosacea becomes more active. I put the product in a spray bottle and mist my skin twice a day after very gentle cleansing, then wipe down with cotton. Perfect. I'd buy this in quarts if PC sold it!


Corvallis, OR


Best toner ever!!


I use this only once a day, but I see significant improvement every time I use it! It hydrates my skin so well I barely use much moisturizer. It evens complexion, reduces redness, and smooths texture! I love this toner.


Chicago, IL



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