Why Toner Pads Are The Secret To Korean Beauty Skin?

We all will agree that skincare is the conjunction of many different things altogether. Taking proper care of your skin doesn’t only imply using the right kind of products but also tiny aspects that could make all the difference. Things like the tools to use, what ingredients should be used, and the order of the steps to apply skincare, can improve or decrease the effects of all our skincare efforts. 

Do you wonder why we need two products to do one particular step in our skincare? Yes, I am hinting towards face toners and cotton pads. What if we tell you that these two syncs together and your life just got easier? Toner pads take the trophy here as they are simply cotton rounds soaked in a toner which are great for hydration and micro-exfoliation. I know you have been using your fingers to apply toner but that’s the last thing I recommend as our dirty fingers have bacteria on them and these can be transferred to our skin.

It’s a newish concept that you might want to include in your skincare routine. Toner Pads can be hydrating, exfoliating, pore-clearing—just choose whichever caters to your specific skin concerns. You must be thinking about what makes them different from the old-fashioned method of using a cotton ball and a toner. Well, the formulas are more potent and their pads provide exfoliation, too. Trust me, you’ll see results faster & Koreans swear by them! One can add this step to their skincare regime after cleansing to get rid of dirt and excess oil sitting on your pores, ultimately smoothing out the skin texture overall. Yes, Toner pads are also travel-friendly – just a few in a bag and you’ll be ready for a long-haul flight.

How Does Toner Pads Work? 

Once you are done cleansing your face with a mild cleanser, start applying the pad with the bubbly side and gently scrub on your face as it will exfoliate all the dead skin. Then flip the pad and gently wipe off the remaining impurities from your skin. Toner pads will leave your skin feeling hydrated and nourished. Note: Avoid your eye and lip area.

Multipurpose of Toner Pad:

  • Add it to your daily skincare routine
  • Use it as a sheet mask
  • Use it as a cleaning water

Why Invest In Toner Pads?

Toner Pad is a double-sided pad that provides daily exfoliation to your skin. The embossed side provides gentle exfoliation to remove dead skin and all the impurities. Whereas, the smooth side wipes up the remaining dirt extracted from your skin. The pad comes soaked in a serum solution and some of the citrus fruits that are perfect for your skin.  Toners help close pores and tighten the cell gaps after cleansing, reducing the penetration of impurities into your skin. Also, toners were originally developed to remove soap scum from your face when combined with water left a sticky residue post-cleansing.

READ MORE: Everything You Need To Know About Toners!

Difference Between Goodal & COSRX Toner Pads

When it comes to skincare, I swear by Goodal and COSRX products. Before COSRX launched their Toner pads, I had been obsessing over Goodal Apple AHA Clearing Toner Pad but ever since COSRX One Step Moisture Pad came into my skincare routine, my game has changed. So let me take you through the difference of the toner pads for a clear picture. Let’s head.

Goodal Apple AHA Clearing Toner Pad COSRX One Step Moisture Up Pad 
Key Ingredient  Apple Extract Propolis extract & hyaluronic acid
Skin Type All skin type Dry & Sensitive 
Main Benefit  Wipes dead skin cells Effective in treating blemishes, acne, and redness
Texture Comes with 2 sides – Smooth & Embossed Softly embossed texture

Now that we have given you the heads up about both of the brand’s Toner Pads, it’s time that you make a decision according to your skin needs and type. We are waiting. 

Tricks Of Using Toner Pads

Now that you know toner pads are perfect to remove excess impurities and provide great exfoliation. So, we thought why not share some tips and tricks of using toner pads in multiple ways. Honestly, these tricks are used in Korea so this might be a secret step in their skincare routine, right? 

On the go pads: To make your life easier, now you don’t have to carry toner and cotton pads as you can carry the box of the toner pads on your long flight, sleepovers, or even on your road trip to provide your skin an instant boost of hydration. And if your skin gets extra sensitive you use these pre-soak cotton pads easily. 

Beauty sponge: With COSRX One-Step Moisture Up Pad and some cream or foam cleanser, massage it one the needed areas, to help fight against blackheads or any other pesky impurities on your skin. But wait, you must do a patch test before experimenting with this step. 

Makeup Removal: Toner Pads are a great makeup removal tool, especially for eye makeup. With the help of toner pads, you can get rid of your makeup easily be it heavy eyelids or glossy lips, it’s the best. Letting a soaked pad rest on your lids for a couple of seconds can ease the stress and it makes makeup removal an easy step. 

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Face and eye mask: Shocked & surprised? It’s a famous & tending step that a lot of Koreans do in the skincare routine using toner pads as eye or face masks. Well, with toner pads, you’ll be able to create sheet masks in seconds catering to your specific needs with literally no cost. For this type of mask, I love using products like Goodal Green Tangerine Vita C Toner Pad, which absorbs a good amount of product to dispense hydration for a longer run.

ALSO READ: Tone On The Go With Goodal Green Tangerine Vita C Toner Pad

Now that we have given you enough reason to use Toner pads, we are sure you’ll be heading to maccaron.in to invest in toner pads according to your skin concerns. Now that you know how many uses you can get with such a tiny tool feel free to experiment to see what fits best your skin needs. Let us know in the comments if you have been using any of these tricks already? 

Can we use toner without a cotton pad?

Yes, one can use a toner using their hands by just patting the toner onto your skin. But only use a toner if your hands are clean and gently pat your toner on. Once you pat it, gently lay your hands on your face and allow it to absorb into your skin. But we still suggest you to always go for toner pads as it is convenient to use & provides you with proper nourishment.

 Is Rosewater a toner?

Well, yes, Rosewater is, indeed, a natural toner. It comes from the Rosa damascena flower and is created by distilling rose petals with steam. If your skin is sensitive you can give your skin the nourishment of rose water too. 

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