Use Harsh Facial Soaps? Try Firming Facial Toner

What soap do you use and what do you use after it?

While the skin has a pH between 4 and 6.5, many big brand soaps are very alkaline, with pHs that range between 9 and 10. Soaps are typically alkaline to dissolve grease and dirt, but unfortunately it removes more. It also strips your skin of its natural acid mantle.

Harsh alkaline soaps can help to age your skin.

But no need to throw out the bar just yet. You can always help restore your skin’s natural pH balance with a toner.

Firming Facial Toner

People with extremely oily or acne-prone skin or those who want extra cleansing often look to toners, which remove the extra makeup and oils on your skin, while minimizing the appearance of pores.

Perricone Firming Facial Toner is a non-drying face toner, formulated not only to restore skin’s natural pH balance, but to help firm skin’s appearance with DMAE. DMAE also enhances facial contours and enhances the strength of other antioxidant properties.

The paraben-free formula also delivers antioxidant protection with Alpha Lipoic Acid, the ultimate antioxidant.

Try Perricone for as little at $10.

Alpha lipoic acid helps to:

  • Diminish fine lines, wrinkles, and discoloration
  • Refine skin texture
  • Reduce pore size, puffiness, imperfections, and uneven skin tone

How to Use Firming Facial Toner

How should you apply Firming Facial Toner to reap from its benefits?

Apply Firming Facial Toner in the morning and evening after you’ve cleansed your skin.

First, cleanse your skin. Then, use a cotton pad to smooth the firming toner over face and neck. Finish with applying moisturizer or other treatments like Face Finishing Moisturizer.

Have you tried Firming Facial Toner?

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5 Comments • Please comment below


  1. I’m currently looking for a facial toner and would love to try this one out.I just purchased the Perricone MD intensive Pore Minimizer , but I’m not sure if it’s similar to this product.

  2. I have used many toners, and I always go back to this one. I love it. Yes, it does have a slight fishy smell, but it goes away as it dries. It never dries my skin and you can actually feel it tighten your skin. I am 28 and have used this for about 2 years now. I get compliments on my skin every single day. I wash with the Nutritive Cleanser, follow with the Firming Facial Toner, apply eye cream (sorry Perricone, but I use Kinerase), apply Neuropeptide Cream, and finish with the Face Finishing Moisturizing Lotion. Now that is my nightly routine. Morning I don’t wash, I only rinse and I skip the Neuropeptide and apply sunscreen after my moisturizer. I sure wish that Perricone would add that in their creams!

  3. i am using this toner for a week now,my pores are titer and face looks lifted.

  4. This product sounds great. I am currently looking for a product that will help me remove my makeup that is gentle on my face. I am 30-years-old, so I am looking for products that will help prevent signs of aging as they haven’t quite hit me yet. It looks like Perricone’s products are just what I am looking for.

  5. I would love to become a perricone tester! I have wrinkles under my eyes that I am hopng to reduce and also large pores and blackheads. Thank you.