Found: 9 (Alcohol-Free) Toners That Make The Nice List

There are three things we'd rather not associate with our skin: dryness, buildup, and dullness. But according to experts, if you're using an alcohol-based toner, you might be hurting your skin more than helping it—welcoming all the above. Yikes. And though there are some forms of alcohol skin will thirstily lap up (think retinols, tocopherols, cetyl alcohol, oleyl alcohol, stearyl alcohol, and propylene glycol), there are others (SD alcohol 40, denatured alcohol, ethanol, and isopropyl alcohol) you couldn't make us touch with a 10-foot pole. Dramatic but true. And what with toner being a vital step in our nightly regimen (it's the all-important gateway between our cleansers, serums, and moisturizers, after all), it's one of the most important products to make alcohol-free. So, without further ado, keep reading for nine alcohol-free toners we love here at Byrdie HQ.