THE CASE FOR TONER April 18, 2016 1 Comment
Our skin’s purpose, as the largest body organ, is multifunctional. It is the first responder, of sorts, against environmental aggression from allergens, bacteria, pollutants, and every unknown and known stressor we encounter. This organ, known as the skin, covers every other organ in our body and is responsible for our supply of sweat and sebum (oily substance that protects the skin), as well as, the regulation of our pH. Skin must have an acid pH level in order to maintain its critical function. The normal pH of healthy skin ranges between 4.5 and 6.5., with the average being 5.5.
When we wash our face, hands or any part of our skin’s surface with water, we automatically increase the skin’s pH. The skin then becomes alkaline, and depending on what we have used to “wash” with, it can take an hour or so to restore our skin’s pH to natural acidic levels. This process can wreak havoc on our face (think acne, dry skin, large pores, eczema and fungal infections) AND keep our other skin care products from working efficaciously. When you use a facial cleanser, you tend to strip the acid mantle - especially with what is mass produced for grocery and drug stores. Hard Night Good Morning skin care products are sulfate free, and thus much gentler on your skin.
Enter TONER, the skin savior!
Toner returns your skin's pH back to "normal’ while helping to soothe the complexion and diminish the appearance of pores, by restoring the skin’s correct pH and its natural acid mantle. By using our Detox Toner, you bring your skin back to where it’s supposed to be, and prepare it to accept the next series of beauty treatments, which would be your serum and creams. So, in essence, it is pretty important, in fact, it is ESSENTIAL!
Most of us know that our diet affects our skin. Eating more ORAC (Oxygen Radical Absorption Capacity) rich fruits and veggies can help maintain a beautiful complexion. Incorporating berries, greens, squashes and sweet potatoes into our diet are just a few of the superfoods that can help you to achieve flawless skin. However, eating them is just one way to get optimum benefits. The Hard Night Good Morning Detox Toner is revolutionary as it is a spray delivery system in a glass bottle, and it is packed with antioxidants such as fruit stem cells from pumpkin, strawberry, carrot, kiwi, and mango that nourish and protect your skin. Dragonfruit extract, South African Honeybush Tea, Khus extract, Malakite and more, also shield against free radicals in the environment. A BONUS-- Malakite acts as a natural sun shield!
EMBRACE YOUR SKIN
Our creator has given us a wonderful and unique body. The skin is just another example of the way God thought about every little detail. In order to protect this gift, we need to take care of it like the treasure that it is and that means avoiding harsh alkaline soaps and solvents and taking a more natural approach to skin care. So cleanse, DEFINITELY TONE and follow up with a moisturizer, such as the Hard Night Good Morning Daytime Moisturizer. Your skin will thank you with a glowing complexion!