This alcohol free Natural Refresh Toner by Foxbrim is non-irritating and gentle, even though it contains the skin-tightening astringent witch hazel. Aloe is mixed into the formulation to provide soothing moisture and a green scent note.
MSM (Methylsulfonylmethane), an anti-inflammatory, is also a key ingredient in this toner.
Some people feel witch hazel is an anti-inflammatory also; for me, it tends to have cleansing and oil reduction properties, but it does not necessarily reduce my normal redness levels.
The combination of witch hazel plus MSM in this toner might be extra effective for individuals with sensitive skin that is prone to ruddiness.
As a toner, this product is light and watery, not oily. It does not sting. You can dispense the toner using the built-in pump-action spray nozzle, or you can spritz it onto cotton pads and then apply it that way. I prefer the cooling sensation of the spray.
The one element that might bother you, especially if you prefer your products to be unscented, is the way this toner smells–sort of green, medicinal and herbal. You can definitely tell a number of plants with medicinal properties have been added to the product. I feel the aloe note was particularly strong, and this happens to be a scent I don’t like very much. But if you love the green, fresh smell of aloe, then this toner might smell extra good to you. In my case, I would have preferred a more floral or citrus scent.
Where I got my toner: Amazon
Where you can get your toner: Amazon
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