According to Prima regular exfoliation is the key to a healthy glow, and the best way to get this is with an acid toner.
It’s less scary that they sound as they work at dissolving the dead cells, and are often kinder than particle-packed face scrubs.
The latest version are designed to be swept on daily but it is advised to start with a few times a week.
Prima’s top two are Ren Ready Steady Glow Daily AHA Tonic which is £25, – Formulated with the health of the skin in mind, REN Ready Steady Glow Daily AHA Tonic helps the natural exfoliating process in the skin while instantly boosting radiance and smoothing the skin texture. A tonic lotion for a luminous and renewed complexion
smoothes, energises, and perfects the skin all in one step, Very gentle towards the skin, it can be used day and night. Targets: lack of radiance, uneven skin tone, congestion.
enlarged pores, dry and rough skin.
Glossier Solution at £19. – Unlike physical exfoliators that scrape off the surface of your skin, Solution gently sloughs dead cells away through chemical exfoliation, dissolving the bonds gluing problematic dead cells to the healthy skin beneath. With daily use, expect a reduction in the appearance of redness, blemishes, and pore size. Skin’s texture will be smoother and softer, and the fabled glow of balanced, healthy skin will be in full force. Solution contains a particular 10% blend of three acid actives for maximum efficacy: Alpha Hydroxy Acid (AHA), Beta Hydroxy Acid (BHA), and Polyhydroxy Acid (PHA). Acids are your friend.