My Skin type :I have oily – combination skin in the summers and combination –dry in the winters . I suffer with acne along with large pores and blackheads . My skin is sensitive and tends to get red easily with products that are comedogenic .So lets which of these toner is the best for me .
NEUTROGENA DEEP CLEAN –Backhead Elimination Cooling Toner -200ml
- The neutrogena deep clean blackhead eliminating toner claims to effectively eliminate blackheads from the very first use .
- To prevent new blackheads to form , for clear and healthy looking skin
- The neutrogena deep clean blackhead eliminating toner delivers instant colling sensation , tightens pores ,and soothes skin .
- Blackhead fighting complex – containing BHA to remove dead skin cells and control excessive oil.
- Ceadarwood extract and moisturizer helps streghten the skin’s natural water and oil and prevents new blackheads from forming with continuous use .
*Contains :Glycolic acid , salicylic acid –fighting acne
My take !
- To start with I have been using the neutrogena deep clean blackhead eliminating toner over a year now and this is my second bottle . I totally agree when this products states that it helps to eliminate blackheads. I used this product regularly for 3 week and found a massive difference in my black heads . I used it in the morning after face wash and it leave a cooling effect on your face , best suited for the hot summers .
- Unlike other toners My skin does not feel tight or dry . It does restore the ph balance especially after using clarifying face wash which generally strip out the oils of your skin . My skin looks glowy and bright .
- When it comes to helping my acne I have not found The neutrogena deep clean blackhead eliminating toner helping . It surely does not aggravate my acne , but it does not prevent it either .
- Generally all Neutrogena products have a clean scent to them . The neutrogena deep clean blackhead eliminating toner has a strong scent of lemons or citrus fruits . I absolutely love the scent, and it lingers on my face for a good 3 to 4 hours .
- I have noticed the Neutrogena cooling toner makes my skin look brighter and also minimizes the appearance of large pores .
- It takes a minimum of 1 month to see a difference which might be too long for people who want instant results .
- The neutrogena deep clean blackhead eliminating toner is Not suitable for dry skin , Or combination skin in the winters
- The scent could be a hit or miss for some people
- Does not help acne
Price : Rs 340/- (200 ml )
Rating : 4/5
THE BODY SHOP – TEA TREE SKIN CLEARING TONER – Suitable for blemished skin
- Sweeps away traces of impurities for clearer looking skin .
- Leaves skin mattified .
- Infused with tamanu oil
- Shake well to activate the product
My take !
- The body shop tea tree skin clearing toner helps clear out acne(small zits ) within 2 to 3 days .I have noticed that this product has helped with my acne scaring . Not it clearing it up but preventing the active acne to leave marks .
- The body shop tea tree skin clearing tonerdoes not leave your skin feeling dry or tight .
- Tea tree oil absorbs all the excess oil that my end up clogging the pores or attracting bacteria which will intern cause acne . Hence it leaves the skin looking matt.
- It acts as a perfect base before foundation or any other primer as it cleans the skin and removes excess oil so that the product which we apply next will be absorbed in the skin . The body shop tea tree skin clearing toner also will help increasing the longevity of the foundation , spf or moisturizer etc .
- The body shop tea tree skin clearing toners scent is not pleasant at all , The tea tree oil scent is very strong and it lingers for a long time on your skin
- The body shop tea tree skin clearing toner is expensive
- Its not ground breaking when it comes to helping acne or preventing acne
- Also my skin does get irritated with this product sometimes leading to redness or even small zits .
- I also found my self breaking out alot in the early weeks of using this product , which later on reduced .
- Not suitable for dry or sensitive skin .
Price :Rs 620 /- (250ml )
Rating : 3/5
CLEARASIL ULTRA – Deep Pore Treatment Lotion
- Clearasil ultra deep pore treatment lotion is salicylic acid based formula that foghts the causes of spots to give visibly clearer skin
- Fights 100% spots
- Clearasil ultra deep pore treatment lotion starts working instantly to fight 100% od spots by fighting the bacteria that causes acne, removing dirt and oil from skin surface and helping to unblock pores.
My Take !
- Clearasil ultra deep pore treatment lotion cleans out the dirt from the skin very well . You will notice the amount of dirt on the cotton pad after cleaning your face .
- It is good after a long day out in the sun .
- Clearasil ultra deep pore treatment lotion Removes the excess oil and dirt that may cause pimples
- Clearasil ultra deep pore treatment lotion is Good for people with extremely oily skin .
- It helps to shrink acne – especially cystic acne .
- Works wonders when it comes to reducing acnes size and results are instant
- Leave the skin dry and tight , because of the alcohol and salicylic acid.
- Smells like Alcohol
- It leaves a burning and tingling sensation on the skin , It also irritated the eyes a bit .
- Clearasil ultra deep pore treatment lotion also burns in places where there is active acne.
- No suitable for sensitive skin .
Price :22/- Riyals (ksa) – Rps 240/- (200ml)