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5 Toners That Work Like Magic On Enlarged Pores

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Recently, there has been a fierce debate questioning the need to use toners. Traditionally, toners were necessary to restore the skin’s pH balance after cleansing the skin. Most toners were strictly alcohol-based and, therefore, drying. However, toners have come a long way since then. And even though the world is divided on the necessity of toners, I, for one, think they are worth every buck, especially if you have large, open pores, and oily and sensitive skin. Also, a lot of them come with ingredients that help in calming irritated skin, fight ageing and acne, and cleaning and tightening pores so don’t do away with them just yet.

Here are our top 5 picks to tighten large pores and prevent dirt from clogging them and developing into acne:


Plum Green Tea Alcohol-Free Toner_Hauterfly

1. Plum Green Tea Alcohol-Free Toner (Rs 380)

Over the last couple of years, green tea has emerged as a one-stop solution in the health and wellness industry. Obviously, a lot of skincare brands have cashed in on the goodness of this wonderful ingredient. This alcohol-free toner from Plum uses organic green tea extracts to control acne and clear blemishes while tightening the pores.


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2. Simple Soothing Facial Toner (Rs 1,258)

If soothing, gentle, unscented, and alcohol-free are the key features you are looking for in a toner, then the Simple Soothing Facial Toner is for you. It doesn’t dry out your skin or make it feel stretchy, and does not irritate or tingle after application like most other toners.


Origins United State Balancing Tonic_Hauterfly

3. Origins United State Balancing Tonic (Rs 3,346)

A toner that cleans the pores and tightens them, evens out the skin and maintains the moisture levels, you say? Shut up and take my money already!


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4. Kiehl’s Ultra Facial Oil-Free Toner (Rs 1,500)

If your skin is acne-prone AND sensitive, chances are this might just be the Holy Grail toner you’ve been looking for. The Ultra Facial Oil-Free Toner balances the pH level of the skin while making it look and feel hydrated.


Forest Essentials Facial Toner Pure Rosewater_Hauterfly

5. Forest Essentials Facial Toner Pure Rosewater (Rs 1,075)

Besides the uplifting smell, this alcohol-free facial toner is made with 100% natural steam distilled rose water. It works well on tightening pores, and leaves skin feeling cool and relaxed.


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