Apple Cider Vinegar Toner

Apple Cider Vinegar Toner Is Popular Apple cider vinegar has been all the rage in the all-natural movement for the past few years. People like to use it as a salad dressing, to whiten teeth, to soothe sunburns, and even for cleaning around the house. And of course, in skincare, there’s apple cider vinegar toner. However, there’s not a lot of science behind the uses for apple cider vinegar. How does an apple cider vinegar toner work? Apple cider vinegar contains a lot of alpha hydroxy acids. These are naturally occurring acids such as glycolic and lactic acid. (1) These help […]

Facial Moisturizer

The Last Step – Facial Moisturizer The last step in a good beauty routine should be facial moisturizer. After cleansing and maybe using toner, moisturizers will lock in the moisture your skin needs to stay supple and healthy. Most of us probably use some sort of moisturizer already. We know that it makes our skin look good and feel good. But did you know moisturizer becomes more of a necessity with aging? Or when you use certain prescription acne medications? Moisturizer And Aging Moisturizer is especially important as we age. The water content of your skin and its appearance, by extension, will […]

Facial Toner

Tone After Cleansing As promised last week, I’m continuing the series on Facial Cleansers, Toners, and Moisturizers this week. Touted as the mainstay of any beauty routine, this beauty ritual may not be as useful as you think for maintaining beautiful, healthy skin. At least that’s what I learned while writing this week’s installment. I’ve always wondered what a facial toner was. Yet, I’ve never had one. And I don’t think I’ve ever needed one. So toners, what are they good for? The answer may be absolutely nothing. That is unless you’re prone to having excessively oily skin or acne. […]