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Michael Todd Blue Green Algae Antibacterial Toner

$19.00
8.4 oz. / 250 mL

Availability: In stock

$19.00

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Toner is often given a bad rap, but a number of them, like this gentle, alcohol-free formula defy the stereotype. There’s no need to brace yourself before applying this antibacterial toner from Michael Todd, which rids skin of oil, sweat, and impurities without causing dryness or irritation. In fact, thanks to its soothing lavender and birchwood scent and gentle ingredients, using this toner couldn’t be a more relaxing experience.

How to Use

Apply toner to cotton pad and swipe over skin. For best results, follow with your go-to serum and moisturizer.

Aloe Barbadensis (Organic Aloe) Leaf Juice, Ascophyllum Nodosum (Organic Kelp) Extract, Aphanizomenon Flos Aquae (Organic Blue Green Algae) Extract, Phenoxyethanol, Sodium Hyaluronate (Hyaluronic Acid), Salix Nigra (Black Willowbark) Extract, Euterpe Oleracea (Acai Fruit) Pulp Powder, Sodium Chloride (Dead Sea Salt), Polysorbate, Melaleuca Alternifolia (Tea Tree) Essential Oil, Sodium Benzoate, Glucolactone, Citric Acid, Lavendula Angustifolia (Certifed Organic) Hydrosol.

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terrible toner
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Both my mom and I purchased this toner and we both hated it. My skin is sensitive and I have a very clear complexion with the occasional breakout and hers is normal and aging. When I first tried this toner it stung my face so bad and then got very tingly and it made it red. After the first week of trying this my fave began to breakout terribly! I formed more blackheads on my chin than I've ever had and my face got very bumpy. My mom had the exact same problem. Not sure what's in this toner that's supposed to be 'anti blemish' but clearly it did the opposite for both of us. I bought this toner because it has such great reviews so I'm not sure what's so good about this stuff? After 2 weeks of using it I stopped and my face has now began to get back to its normal pimple free self. Not a good toner for me!

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I Love You Michael Todd!
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I have two Michael Todd toners. They're both great, but this one is my favorite. The other one is harsher, and my sixteen year old daughter with acne/oily skin loves it. This algae toner fits my aging normal (well, it's not oily or dry) skin much better. Both the Michael Todd toners are the best I've ever used, but this one seems to extra soothe. It just makes my skin feel so nice and prepped for serum and moisturizer.

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Just WOW!
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I received a deluxe sized sample from a drugstore and fell in love with this toner. My acne prone, 36 year old temperamental skin started to clear up within a couple of days after starting this toner (no other changes to my regular routine). I'm absolutely amazed by the results. I immediately placed an order here at Birchbox for a full size. Fragrance is a little strong, but I find it pleasant. Just wowed by this product.

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Good Product, Terrible Applicator!
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I really enjoy this toner. It smells clean and does a great job removing dirt that I didn't even know was on my face! However, the applicator is terrible! Each time I press down to apply the product to a cotton ball, it spills all over the side of the bottle and I end up wasting half of the product. Disappointed in the design of the bottle.

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Not bad

I like the smell, I do like lavender. On one hand the pump is convenient because if I don't pump enough onto my cleansing cloth, I can pump more without fear of cross contamination, but in general the pump is too forceful and it seems to squirt all over. I've used about a third of the product and it has taken that time to figure out the correct touch so enough comes out and doesn't spray all over and be wasted. This is part of my new blemish routine and overall I have less blemishes, I can't say how much is this product, other products or a combo.

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