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Minimalist PHA 3% + Biotic Toner

A daily, gentle exfoliating, pH balancing, pore tightening & skin hydrating toner. Boosted with Pre-Biotics and Pro-Biotics to balance skin microbiome and accelerate the recovery of skin's barrier function.

  • Fragrance Free
  • Mild Exfoliant
  • Tightens Pores
  • Hydrates
  • Alcohol Free
  • pH: 4.0 - 4.5
  • High quality ingredients including Gluconolactone sourced from Jungbunzlauer, Switzerland and Prorenew Complex CLR from CLR Chemisches, Germany

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150 ml

What makes this product unique?

A good toner essentially delivers hydration to the skin after cleansing and helps remove dead skin cells / built up left after cleansing. It also prepares the skin for the serums to follow and helps in improving active delivery.

Minimalist PHA 3% + Biotic toner is formulated to provide three primary benefits:
1. Gentle exfoliation: PHAs are next generation AHAs. Because of its larger molecule size compared to Glycolic Acid (molecular weight 178 g/mol vs. 76 g/mol for Glycolic Acid), it penetrates the skin slowly, hence offering gentle exfoliation without causing any skin irritation. Along with Salicylic Acid, it efficiently clears & tightens enlarged pores.

2. Pore tightening & hydration: With added benefits of Niacinamide & Salicylic Acid, this pore tightening toner keeps your oil in check, gently exfoliates your skin, prevents clogged pores & further helps to reduce the appearance of enlarged pores, giving you a flawless, matt look. This product also contains an optimum blend of several hydrating ingredients to give your skin a boost of much needed hydration after cleansing. This formula contains super hydrators like Polyglutamic Acid, Panthenol (Vitamin B5), Xylitylglucoside, Anhydroxylitol, Xylitol, Saccharide Isomerate and Amino acids like Lysine, Histidine and Arginine. Combined, these ingredients restore the water skin loses during cleansing.

3. Balance skin microbiome: Ecosystem of our skin is a complex environment and it has a diverse microbiota community. Probiotics are the good bacteria that naturally occur in our body & on our skin and essentially maintains overall skin health. Prebiotics on other hand are what these good bacteria feed on. Prebiotics has been shown to selectively increase the activity and growth of beneficial skin microbiota. On the other hand, topical applications of probiotics directly affect the skin by enhancing its natural defense barriers. This product uses both forms of biotics to restore skin’s natural health and beauty.

What does it do?

Formulated for all skin types. This toner is very lightweight and glides on the skin effortlessly before absorbing quickly & completely.

PHAs are next generation AHAs. They not just exfoliate gently, but also functions as humectants. Further, Gluconolactone (PHA used in this formula) provides up to 50% protection against UV radiation.

Formulated with Prebiotics and Probiotics to balance skin microbiome and enhance natural defence barriers of the skin. Also boosted with multiple humectants for multi-level hydration.

Who is this product for?

Anyone looking for a superbly gentle, multi-functional toner for daily use.

Aqua, Gluconolactone, Niacinamide, Butylene Glycol, Methylpropanediol, Inulin, Lactococcus Ferment Lysate, Saccharide Isomerate, Cucumis Sativus (Cucumber) Fruit Extract, Xylitylglucoside, Anhydroxylitol, Xylitol, Salicylic Acid, Allantoin, Trehalose, Glycerin, Sodium Polyglutamate, Sodium Hyaluronate, Panthenol, Lysine, Histidine, Arginine, Aspartic Acid, Threonine, Serine, Glutamic Acid, Proline, Glycine, Alanine, Valine, Methionine, Isoleucine, Leucine, Tyrosine, Phenylalanine, Cysteine, Ethoxydiglycol, Trisodium Ethylenediamine Disuccinate, Phenoxyethanol, Ethylhexylglycerin, 1,2-Hexanediol, Citric Acid, Sodium Citrate

Use it right after cleaning in AM and PM. With a cotton pad or just hands, apply over your entire face.

It’s a leave on product so it should not be rinsed after application.

Allow it to get completely absorbed in your skin. Follow it with your daily serums and moisturiser.

When using during the day, always wear a broad spectrum sunscreen SPF 30 or above.

Consumer studies are underway. Results will be posted here soon!

1. Can it be used daily?
Yes. It's a gentle, hydrating toner and can be used every day AM and PM or as per your skin needs. When used during the day, always wear a broad spectrum sunscreen SPF 30 or above to avoid sun sensitivity

2. Can it be used on acne-prone skin?
Yes. It's a pH balancing toner and contains Niacinamide and Salicylic Acid. Both of these ingredients are helpful in reducing excess sebum and acne, and the combination makes the toner ideal for combination / oily, acne prone skin.