Quite a lot of you requested more skincare reviews during the last giveaway. No, I haven't forgot about it yet. I didn't realize how complex it is not have so many elements involved in the giveaway where there are 3 prizes to hand out. But don't fret, I will announce the result soon. Don't unsubscribe your email and leave me here with Belly, ok? He's mad at me as we speak.
With all that said, today's post is all about toner. In the past, I promoted the use of toner to get nice skin. With all that said, I didn't use toners that often because I don't want to waste a piece of totally nice cotton pad every time I apply toner to my skin. Also, the toners sold in American drugstores are made of water, alcohol, and a bit of witch hazel. They feel like water, they evaporate like water, yet they don't cost the same as water. Sometimes I felt like it's a waste of money on top of waste of cotton pads. Yup, I'm stingy like that.
Recently, a publicist from Marie Louise skincare contacted me again. This is the second time I write a review on one of their products (the first time is here.) I was very excited to try this Moistraiser alpha-VC moisturizing toner out as Japanese toners are not the same as Western toners.
|Marie Louise Moistraiser alpha-VC moisturizing toner ($81 USD, $56 USD for the month of August)|
I guess in Japan, moisturizer is written as "moistraiser". Easier to say, I guess
With that said, Marie Louise Moistraiser alpha-VC is not the little girl's version of a toner. It is for grown-ups with moisturizing ingredients such as glycerin and hyaluronic acid (in the form of sodium acetylated hyaluronate.) It also contains squalane, which is also a moisturizer. On top of that, it contains alpha arbutin and vitamin C to brighten your skin. The cherry on the cake is the lack of parabens as preservatives.
|This is how much I use: 3-5 drops|
|Marie Louise Moistraiser alpha-VC toner applied on my hand|
Disclaimer: the product reviewed was provided by a PR for Marie Louise Skincare. This review reflects my own experience of this product and it may be different than yours. For more information regarding My Makeup Blog's disclosure policy, click here.