The Ordinary Glycolic Acid 7% Toning Solution
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The Ordinary Glycolic Acid 7% Toning Solution

Toner

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Description

  • vegan and cruelty-free toner that contains aha.
  • it doesn't contain any harsh alcohols, common allergens, oils, parabens, silicones or sulfates.
  • it does contain fragrances.
  • it is reef safe.
  • it is not fungal acne (malassezia) safe.

Directions

Use ideally in the PM, no more frequently than once per day. After cleaning, saturate a cotton pad with the formula and sweep across face and neck. Avoid the eye contour and contact with eyes. Do not rinse off. Continue with additional skin...


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treatments as needed. Contact of the product with the skin must be of limited frequency or duration. If irritation occurs, cease use and consult a physician. Use only as directed on unbroken skin. Patch testing prior to use is advised.

Sunburn Alert: This product contains an alpha hydroxy acid (AHA) that may increase your skin's sensitivity to the sun and particularly the possibility of sunburn. Use a sunscreen, wear protective clothing, and limit sun exposure while using this product and for a week afterwards.

Ingredient List (42)

Product Info

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alcohol-free
silicon-free
fragrance-free
sulfate-free
paraben-free
oil-free
fungal-acne safe
reef-safe
eu-allergen-free
vegan
cruelty-free

Ingredient Details

Here's a breakdown of the benefits, notable ingredients, and drawbacks that we found with The Ordinary's Glycolic Acid 7% Toning Solution.

Benefits (1)

Reduces Large Pores

Notable Ingredients (1)

AHA

Concerns (4)

May Worsen Dry Skin
May Cause Acne
May Cause Irritation
May Worsen Rosacea

The Ordinary Glycolic Acid 7% Toning Solution Ingredients Explained

This product contains 42 ingredients. Click on any ingredient to learn more about it

1
Skin Conditioning, Solvent
Also known as: Aqua, Eau, Purified Water, Aqua / Water, Distilled Water, Deionized Water

Water is the most common cosmetic ingredient of all. It often makes up the largest portion of a product, and is thus typically found at (or near) the top of an ingredients list.

In most cases, the purpose of water within an ingredient list is to act as a solvent - this means it's there to help dissolve other ingredients into the formulation.

Water also happens to be necessary for all life on Earth. If you see this, drink a glass of water. Stay hydrated!

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Glycolic Acid is an AHA. It can be good for be good for oily skin. It can help to improve skin texture, reduce large pores, reduce the effects of aging, reduce the visibility of dark spots, and brighten skin. It can be bad for dry skin, cause irritation, and worsen rosacea.

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3
Masking, Skin Conditioning, Skin Protecting

We don't have a description for Rosa Damascena Flower Water.

We don't have a description for Centaurea Cyanus Flower Water.

Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Water is an aqueous solution of the steam distillate obtained from the leaves of the aloe, Aloe barbadensis, Liliaceae.

Aloe contains the antioxidants Vitamins A, C, and E. These vitamins neutralize free radicals.
It also contains sugars in the form of monosaccharides and polysaccharides, folic acid, choline, many common minerals such as calcium, 12 anthraquinones, fatty acids, amino acids, and Vitamin B12.
Aloe is known to be anti-inflammatory, moisturizing, antiseptic, healing, and protect against UV rays.

Read more here: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2763764/

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6
Also known as: Propandiol

An organic compound that helps absorption of product into skin.
Alternative name: 1,3-dihydroxypropane

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7
Humectant, Skin Conditioning, Skin Protecting, Solvent
Also known as: Vegetable Glycerin

An organic, colorless, odorless, and non-toxic compound that has antimicrobial and antiviral properties. It acts a humectant in skincare products, meaning it helps skin retain moisture by pulling moisture from the air.

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8
Emulsifying, Masking

We don't have a description for Triethanolamine.

We don't have a description for Aminomethyl Propanol.

10
Emollient, Skin Protecting, Tonic

We don't have a description for Panax Ginseng Root Extract.

11
Antioxidant, Skin Conditioning

Tasmannia Lanceolata Fruit/Leaf Extract is an antioxidant.

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12
Masking, Skin Conditioning

We don't have a description for Aspartic Acid.

13
Masking, Skin Conditioning

We don't have a description for Alanine.

14
Skin Conditioning

We don't have a description for Glycine.

15
Masking, Skin Conditioning

We don't have a description for Serine.

16
Masking, Skin Conditioning

We don't have a description for Valine.

17
Skin Conditioning

We don't have a description for Isoleucine.

18
Skin Conditioning

We don't have a description for Proline.

We don't have a description for Threonine.

20
Humectant, Skin Conditioning

We don't have a description for Histidine.

21
Masking, Skin Conditioning

We don't have a description for Phenylalanine.

22
Humectant

We don't have a description for Glutamic Acid.

23
Masking, Skin Conditioning
Also known as: L-Arginine, (2s)-2-Amino-5-Guanidinopentanoic Acid

Arginine is an amino acid used in creating proteins that you probably learned about in biology.

It is known to have antioxidant properties, which helps protect your skin from free radicals.

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24
Humectant, Moisturising

We don't have a description for PCA.

25
Humectant, Skin Conditioning

Sodium PCA is a conditioning agent. It is the sodium salt of pyroglutamic acid and is naturally occurring on human skin.

Sodium 5-oxo-2-pyrrolidinecarboxylate

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26

We don't have a description for Sodium Lactate.

27
Humectant

We don't have a description for Fructose.

28
Humectant

We don't have a description for Glucose.

29
Humectant, Skin Conditioning, Soothing

We don't have a description for Sucrose.

30
Humectant, Skin Conditioning

Urea can worsen rosacea.

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31

We don't have a description for Hexyl Nicotinate.

32
Absorbent

We don't have a description for Dextrin.

33

Citric Acid is an AHA. It can help to reduce large pores. It can be bad for dry skin and cause irritation.

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34
Emulsifying

Polysorbate 20 isn't fungal acne safe.

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We don't have a description for Gellan Gum.

We don't have a description for Trisodium Ethylenediamine Disuccinate.

Sodium Chloride can be bad for dry skin and be bad for acne prone skin.

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38
Emulsifying, Perfuming, Skin Conditioning, Solvent

Hexylene Glycol is a fragrance.

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39
Preservative

Potassium Sorbate is a preservative.

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40
Masking, Preservative

Sodium Benzoate is a preservative.

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41
Skin Conditioning, Solvent

We don't have a description for 1,2-Hexanediol.

42
Emollient, Skin Conditioning

We don't have a description for Caprylyl Glycol.

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