When it comes to toner, people either love it and swear by it or aren’t really sure what it is or if it’s even necessary. To which we say, it’s not a necessity, but it’s certainly a nice addition to your skincare regimen—especially if you’re dealing with acne or skin that’s drier than usual. When used correctly (that is, directly after cleansing but before any serums or creams), the right toner can add an extra layer of moisture that soothes your skin and makes it soft and plump to the touch.
Now you’re probably wondering what to look for in a toner. First and foremost, make sure that it’s alcohol-free, as alcohol is drying. Instead, look for ingredients like hyaluronic acid, rosewater and glycerin, which are hydrating.
But we’ll do you one better. Here’s a rundown of the best toners for dry skin that you can try this winter.