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Are They The Same Thing

Are astringents (sp?) and toners the same things? If not, what is the difference?

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Asked by Bugbait at 3:29 PM on Sep. 2, 2010 in Health

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  • Most "toners" are made up of water, skin soothers like aloe or chamomile, plant oils, ingredients to cleanse or draw moisture to the skin, and preservatives.

    Typically, "fresheners" are alcohol-free while "astringents" are not. Astringents are usually for oily skin and are often designed to fight acne or control oil.

    Answer by WoodWitch at 3:32 PM on Sep. 2, 2010

  • An astringent is a cleaner and oil remover. Toner restores your skin's Ph balance.

    Answer by specialwingz at 3:32 PM on Sep. 2, 2010

  • good info....thanks

    Answer by QandA at 7:45 PM on Sep. 2, 2010

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