ANTIOXIDANT HYDRATING TONING ESSENCE

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Cosmopolitan Best of the Best Beauty Awards 2020
Winner of Lotion Category

With a light and airy scent, our pore-refining toning essence that harnesses the power of provitamin B5 and Alpha-Glucan Oligosaccharide to supports the skin’s natural pH. Infused with Traditional Chinese medicinal ingredients, such as Goldflower Root and Snow Mushroom extracts, in tandem with aloe vera, help to deliver hydration to the deep levels of the skin. The toning essence effectively enhances the penetrating abilities and activates the hydration power of your skincare routine.

WHAT IS IT?

A deeply hydrating toning essence that combines traditional herbal wisdom with skincare science.

TEXTURE

Soft and water-like, without the sting of quick-drying alcohol. Feels like fresh laundry on your skin.

THE SCENT

Fresh and botanical, with a hint of refreshing ginger and lemongrass.

MAKES SKIN LOOK

Soft and firm, with refined pores and a slight bounce.

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IN A NUTSHELL

Suitable for all skin types. Anti-inflammatory, low-irritant, and non-comedogenic. Formulated without SLS and SLES surfactants, parabens, mineral oil, alcohol, artificial fragrance, and synthetic colorants. All-natural, vegan, and not tested on animals.

TREMELLA FUCIFORMIS POLYSACCHARIDE (SNOW MUSHROOM)

Snow mushroom

Snow mushrooms are a gorgeous gelatinous-appearing fungus found in traditional Chinese medicine as far back as the Tang Dynasty. This ingredient, favored by one of China's four great beauties, is said to increase skin elasticity, reduce inflammation—and, in its natural form, hold a thousand times its weight in water, making it a mighty moisturizer. It's widely regarded as the natural, vegan cousin of hyaluronic acid. Fun fact: it is even found in a popular dessert for its skin-hydrating properties!

 

SCUTELLARIA BAICALENSIS ROOT EXTRACT

This traditional root extract is known as Huang Qin amongst practitioners of Chinese traditional medicine or goldflower root extract. Its component Ougon Liquid B prevents skin aging due to environmental stress and protects the skin from pollutants and free radicals. The antioxidant activity of this extract makes it a soothing, anti-ageing ingredient as well as an anti-inflammatory one and keeps skin plump, tight, and smooth for a youthful appearance. P.S. Goldflower root extract is purported to treat cancer, arthritis, and hepatitis, and could be a TCM solution in the battle against Covid-19

 

HYDROLYZED RICE BRAN EXTRACT

HYDROLYZED RICE BRAN EXTRACT

A mainstay of Eastern beauty practices, this extract brightens and lightens skin while improving cellular circulation.

 

Horsetail Kelp Extract

Laminaria Digtata Extract

Derived from brown seaweed found in the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans. Nutritious with vitamins B12, C, E and K. Soothing and highly moisturizing.

 

Hydrolyzed Rice Extract

Hydrolyzed Rice Extract

Rich in antioxidants and effective in brightening skin tone.

 

Aloe Vera Extract

Aloe Vera Extract

Naturally found in harsh environments in Africa, known for its powerful abilities to retain and replenish skin’s natural water reserves. Also hydrates, softens, calms and repairs skin.

 

Alpha-Glucan Oligosaccharide

Potent probiotic which helps maintain and support skin’s natural microbiota, lessening redness, irritation and infection. Maintains skin’s pH balance and immune system. Non-irritating and suitable for sensitive skin.

 

Provitamin B5

Highly effective moisturizer that improves skin’s softness and reduces the appearance of fine lines.

 Full ingredients list:

Water, Butylene Glycol, Pentylene Glycol, Glycosyl Trehalose, Hydrogenated Starch Hydrolysate, Tremella Fuciformis Polysaccharide, Scutellaria Baicalensis Root Extract, Laminaria Digitata Extract, Hydrolyzed Rice Bran Extract, Alpha-Glucan Oligosaccharide, Panthenol, Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Extract, Polyglyceryl-10 Laurate, Sodium Citrate, Sodium Dilauramidoglutamide Lysine, Citric Acid, Zingiber Officinale (Ginger) Root Oil, Citrus Aurantium Bergamia (Bergamot) Fruit Oil, Phenoxyethanol, 

 To learn more about our Ingredients Glossary

Use after cleansing for a quick injection of moisture and nutrients to softening the skin. For double cleansing, pour a few drops onto a makeup removal pad. Gently wipe your face with the pad to further exfoliate dead skin cells and impurities. Or pour a few drops into the palm, then gently pat it on your face and neck for better absorption. As a final step, wrap the whole face in your warm hands and press lightly to ensure the full nutrients are completely absorbed into your skin.

    ANTIOXIDANT HYDRATING TONING ESSENCE application can be used in 3 different ways.

    1. Gently pat the toner into your face with your hands
    2. Apply with our PEAS IN A POD REUSABLE BAMBOO COTTON PADS
    3. Soak several cotton pads with toner and apply as a mask for 3-5 minutes

    WHY WE LOVE IT

    Light and refreshing on clean skin, this toner refines the appearance of pores and helps to lock in hydration and nutrients from other products. Its gentle nature helps soothe sensitive skin problems, such as rosacea and eczema.