The Skincare Line Up: February 11th, 2022

That’s right my darlings it is time for my favorite post of the week. It’s the skincare line up where we look at the products in motion and how I feel they are performing. The good, the bad and the indifferent. Are you ready? Fabulous! Then let’s get to it.

The Daytime Line Up

Cleanser: Malin + Goetz Grapefruit Face Cleanser

Toner: Kopari Coconut Rose Toner

Essence: 111Skin Antioxidant Energizing Essence

Serum: Grace and Stella Hyaluronic Acid Serum

Eye Cream: Glam Glow Bright eyes (discontinued)

Moisturizer: Polaar Eternal Snow Youthful Promise Cream

This is kind of a fun week as we have a lot of products on the way out. The first item is the Malin + Goetz Grapefruit Face Cleanser. Now many of you may think to yourself, wait a minute, that hasn’t actually been in the line up that long. And you are right, it hasn’t. the bottle is still a little over half way full. My babydoll loves grapefruit scented anything and has decided he really likes the scent of it, so it is being transferred from my morning routine to his. I am more than happy to pass it on (despite the fact that I love it) because he is very picky about what products he will even try so if he will use the cleanser I will give it to him and just purchase a new one. It is a great cleanser and I know it will return.

The Kopari toner is also a good item in terms of how it performs, but I have to admit, the scent is a bit trying. I decided the sample sized Buttah Skin toner that came in my Macy’s bag was the perfect excuse to take a little bit of a break from it. I will come back to it because it is a good toner and I hate to waste product, but a little break is not a bad thing. In fact this toner for me works best in short bursts. I generally am okay with it for a week or two before the scent gets to me. I figure if I use it for a week or two and then roll in a sample or even my Thayers toner to give myself a break I can use it up in the most enjoyable way possible.

The 111Skin Essence and Grace and Stella HA acid are still top notch and still going strong. I am about halfway through the Grace and Stella serum because so little is used. Very little of the essence is also used so that level is dropping slowly bit by bit. I will be keeping both in the line up this week to continue using. And I am very happy to keep using them in the line up.

The eye cream is almost empty as is the Polaar moisturizer. The eye cream has been discontinued but the Polaar is a moisturizer i can’t wait to use in the full size. I actually have a full size of the product waiting to be used, however I think I want to roll through a few more samples before I give it a try. I have a few more days of this sample left so I have a little time to think about it, but I really do like this moisturizer. The big reason I’m waiting is that when I try it I want to try it out as both a day and a night cream so I want to finish the night cream I am currently using before giving the Polaar a full trial. Plus I don’t mind clearing out a few sample sizes.

Those were more or less the highlights from the day time line up, shall we venture into the night?

The Night Time Line Up

Cleanser: Elemis Balancing Lime Blossom Cleanser

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Toner: Kopari Coconut Rose Toner

Essence: 111Skin Antioxidant Energizing Essence

Serum: Serumkind Purple Cabbage Drops

Eye Cream: Glam Glow Bright eyes (discontinued)

Moisturizer: Kate Somerville Exfolikate Glow Moisturizer

Lip Mask: Laneige Lip Sleeping Mask

Facial Oil: Byroe Fig Renewal Oil

Elemis as always is working fabulously. I absolutely love the scent of this lime Blossom Cleanser. Since I am rolling in a new cleanser this coming week, I may set this to the side for a bit. Partially I want to give the new cleanser a full trial, but mostly because if anything goes wrong with changing out so many products, i want to have this cleanser waiting on standby. It is gentle enough that I know any irritation caused by any other product won’t be exacerbated by this cleanser. I’m not anticipating any problems, but I like to err on the side of caution. Plus I’ll need to give the new cleanser a full trial.

The serumkind serum isn’t as annoying at night as it was in the morning. The trick to getting the serum into the dropper is to take the dropper out of the bottle completely, squeeze the rubber nub down as much as possible to get all the air out, then insert the dropper into the serum and let go of the top. This way the serum is pulled up. I know everyone knows how a dropper works, but if you try squeezing it while it is in the bottle all you will do is push air bubbles into the serum and not get any serum into the dropper. This is a trick I remember much more clearly in the evening than I do first thing in the morning. Hence the reduced irritation. I still can’t see much of an impact on my skin from the serum so my plan is to keep using it until my IPSY bag comes in. I added on a Korres Serum I have been itching to try. I’ll feel justified in jumping it to the front of the line if use up enough of this serum. At least that is the plan.

The Kate Somerville is still a good night time moisturizer. The longer I have it open, the more intense the scent of the cream becomes. I don’t need a whole lot of the cream so it has lasted a while. Some how it seems like the lemon scented cleaner scent of it is becoming stronger. I don’t know if I’m just becoming more sensitive to it or if it is actually intensifying. The scent fades pretty fast once the moisturizer is applied, but I can’t say the scent makes me love the cream. I like the way it feels on my skin, but I’m not so sure I’d purchase it again.

This week i do have one new product in my night time line up. It is the Byroe Fig Renewal oil. A friend of mine told me that she has been using face oil on the fine lines around her mouth and loved the results so I decided to give it a try. Partially because I have fine lines around my mouth that i don’t like and partially because I have quite the collection of unopened facial oils. It is one of those categories i don’t use very often, so if i can use t for this, I am happy to do so. This far this Byroe oil has been fast absorbing and not at all greasy. Plus it smells like figs, which I really like, the green part of figs not the sweet jammy part. I think the jammy scent would just make me feel sticky. This just smells and feels fresh and clean. I took before photos and I will give it a full run to see how it performs. I also have to say, I like the look of this sweet little pink bottle on my bathroom shelf. I know looks aren’t everything, but I do like the look of it.

And so my darlings that is the skincare line up for this week. I know, not a lot has changed since last week, but next week is going to have a lot of changes. So think of this as the calm before the storm. Not that i think there will be a storm. Or at least i hope there won’t be. There will however be several new products to check out. And won’t that be exciting?

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The Skincare Line up: February 4th, 2022

Good morning my darlings and welcome back to the skincare line up. Not much has actually changed this week. Most of the products that I started out with last week are still in motion, but let’s take a look at the changes we did have and how i feel about them.

The Daytime Line Up

Cleanser: Malin + Goetz Grapefruit Face Cleanser

Toner: Kopari Coconut Rose Toner

Essence: 111Skin Antioxidant Energizing Essence

Serum: Grace and Stella Hyaluronic Acid Serum

Eye Cream: Glam Glow Bright eyes (discontinued)

Moisturizer: Polaar Eternal Snow Youthful Promise Cream

Okay the only change in the morning line up was the eye cream. I finished out the Clarins sample and decided to just use the Glam Glow sample in both the morning and the evening. Part of that is that I want to just go ahead and use up the sample, and part of that is because I really enjoy the product. It is a good eye cream. Also I saw that in my incoming February IPSY bag there is an eye cream and if I finish this sample out I may just roll that one into the line up as it arrives. But mostly, it is just a really good eye cream.

In fact for the most part I like everything. The Malin +Goetz cleanser I’ve used periodically for a long time and always love it, we are rolling into the second straight month of the 111Skin Essence and i still love it. This is only the second week of the Grace and Stella HA Serum and the Polaar Moisturizer, but thus far they are both doing well. The Serum has no scent to it, absorbs quickly and while I haven’t seen any real results yet, it still early. It only takes about three drops to completely cover my face and neck, so this sample bottle will last a while, maybe even long enough to see results. Thus far there are no negative reactions to it.

The Polaar Moisturizer is interesting. As a moisturizer it is fantastic. It absorbs well without leaving me feeling greasy and only takes about a pea sized amount. The scent is very interesting. It is a fairly strong scent but it dissipated pretty quickly after dispensing. It is a clean skin care scent mixed with florals. The part that gets me is that even though my nose picks them up as florals, they are not flowers that I have ever smelled before. So when I apply the moisturizer I have this odd mental slide show going where flowers pop up on my mental view screen and I say no, that’s not it. On the tube it actually says flowers that only grow in the artic regions. As I have never been to the artic regions I know it is not something I am familiar with but I just can’t stop the mental slide show.

The slide show ends as the scent fades so it isn’t a major problem. I think I need to just go on google images and pull up some flowers to add the proper mental slides in for the scent. But that is more of a my bent brain then anything else. I really do like the formula of the moisturizer though. And even though I am using a deluxe size, there is plenty of product in the container. I do have a full sized version, which I will happily use actually, but this sample is going to last quite a while. which isn’t a bad thing. Given that skin care takes at least thirty days to show some effects, I love it when samples are long enough to actually be used for a full thirty days. I think I am getting that with both the Polaar and the Grace and Stella.

The one thing in the morning line up that isn’t really thrilling me is the toner. It works great and I like it, but the scent isn’t pleasant. It is a coconut rose scent and I really don’t think those two scents should be combined. Its a bit like toothpaste and orange juice. Some things need a little more distance between them. I’m going to try to keep using this because it is a good toner, but that scent might honestly cause me to roll another product in, at least for night time use. Great toner, not so great scent. And I know I wasn’t that critical of it last week, but it is one of those scents that just seems to get worse over time.

The Night Time Line Up

Cleanser: Elemis Balancing Lime Blossom Cleanser

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Toner: Kopari Coconut Rose Toner

Essence: 111Skin Antioxidant Energizing Essence

Serum: Serumkind Purple Cabbage Drops

Eye Cream: Glam Glow Bright eyes (discontinued)

Moisturizer: Kate Somerville Exfolikate Glow Moisturizer

Lip Mask: Laneige Lip Sleeping Mask

Yup I am still trying to work through the serum kind drops. I am still not seeing them having any sort of effect, either good or bad on my skin, but using them at night means I mostly remember not to squirt air into the serum. Since one of my IPSY Add Ons this month was a Korres Serum I have been wanting to try out for a while, I made a deal with myself that if I use this serum until my IPSY box arrives, then I can let the Korres jump the line and settle into my skincare. Yes I know it is bribery, but sometimes bribery works. I think it would be different if I hated the Serumkind serum. But I don’t. It is just meh. so I am using up as much as possible so it doesn’t go to waste. And who knows maybe it is doing something fabulous for me that I just can’t see.

the Kate Somerville moisturizer is nice. It is a good night time moisturizer and my skin really does enjoy it. The scent is a bit lemon-tastic and vaguely kitchen cleanser reminiscent. I like it, but I don’t think i like it enough to put it on my repeats purchase list. I think it is one of those products that i will use if it is here and like using it while it is here, but that I wouldn’t go out of my way to purchase. It is a good solid cream and great for the winter and at night, but it isn’t OMG fabulous.

The Laneige Lip mask is OMG fab though. I was out in the cold wind, and forgot my chapstick. Predictably lips got chapped. A couple of nights repeating the lip mask, no more chap. I really do like this lip mask. I also need to remember not to leave my chapstick in my jeans on laundry day, but that is an entirely different story.

That is more or less the good the bad and the meh of the week. For the most part it is good. Which is something I always like to say about my skincare routine. Horror stories may make good reading but they don’t make for good skin so I am happy to keep the horror to a minimum. And there was no real horror here. Except for the chapstick in the dryer. RIP little chapstick.

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The Skincare Line Up: January 28th, 2022

Good morning my darlings! We have reached my favorite post of the week. The weekly skincare line up. For the next few minutes I get to blather on about skincare to my heart’s content. Focusing on the products I used this week of course. And this week there was a little more separation between the day time use and the night time products which means even more things to talk about. Woot. So let’s see how everything worked.

The Daytime Line Up

Cleanser: Malin + Goetz Grapefruit Face Cleanser

Toner: Kopari Coconut Rose Toner

Essence: 111Skin Antioxidant Energizing Essence

Serum: Grace and Stella Hyaluronic Acid Serum

Eye Cream: Clarins Total Eye Lift

Moisturizer: Polaar Eternal Snow Youthful Promise Cream

Oh, my darlings there were some good products in this day time list. First of all there is the grapefruit cleanser. I love the grapefruit scent. It is the perfect way to wake up in the morning. It is invigorating and it is simply a fabulous cleanser. I’ve lost track of how many times I have purchased this cleanser. And I will always repurchase it. I have noticed that my cleanser is getting suspiciously light, suspiciously fast. I suspect my babydoll has been borrowing it. He has a weakness for grapefruit and he commented on the scent this past weekend. Also it isn’t always in the place I left it when I return to my bathroom. He gets up a little earlier than I do and I think he has been using it. Which is fine, I don’t mind sharing, I just think it is a bit amusing.

This Kopari toner is one I go back and forth on. I love the bottle and the spray as the toner comes out. And I find I waste less product with the spray format for toners. In addition, this toner is fantastic. My skin feels soft and well toned with this toner. But that coconut rose is a bit of a strange scent to me. It smells a bit like they couldn’t decide if they wanted to go coconut and rose so they just smacked them together. It is a bit like they poured coconut water into something rose scented to dilute it. It isn’t a bad scent, it just always seems odd when I smell it. The scent isn’t off putting so I have no problem using the toner up completely, but it is just a little odd. It does work really well so that does make a difference.

One of the few products that is a current staple is the 111 Skin Essence. I really like this essence. It makes my skincare routine feel like a spa visit and even better it really does boost the efficacy of the the other products around it.

Those who have read this site before know that I am a huge fan of Hyaluronic acid. It is one of my skin’s BFFs. I picked up this HA serum from Grace and Stella as an IPSY Add-on. Since I only had one serum in my line up, I bumped that to night time use and rolled this in for the day. It is a deluxe sample size But for grace and Stella I have only used masks. I love their sheet masks, and their eye patches I have on repeat purchase lists. I have event tried (and loved) their not sheet masks. But I hadn’t tried any serums from them. I figured since I like HA serums to begin with it would be a nice intro into their other products. I’ve only been using it for a few days, but this far it has been a really good addition to my line up. There is no scent to the serum, I only need about two drops of it and my skin drinks it in. I am actually quite thrilled with this serum. Abd even though it is a sample size, I might actually get a full month’s worth of use out if it given how little needs to be used. We shall see. I certainly won’t complain if it sticks around a whole month.

The Clarins eye cream will not be lasting a month. I put it in the morning line up and this little sample tube is already empty. I think I ended up with three morning uses out of it. The tube felt almost empty when it arrived. This is the second one of these Clarins Eye Lift samples I’ve had and it was the same with the other. I will say I really do like the way the product feels on the few days I got to try it, but I honestly didn’t have enough of a sample to determine any sort of effectiveness. I can say that in the three days of use it didn’t actually clog any pores. And it absorbed well. I like it, I just can’t tell you if it did anything.

And finally we get to the day time moisturizer. This one is interesting because I recieved a sample of the Eternal Snow Cream in one subscription and the full sized one in a different one this month. I’ve tried several Polaar Products and liked them and I have several more in my samples box to try out. I put the sample size of the Eternal Snow in the line up because I figured if I didn’t like it then I could pass along the full sized one un opened. Yeah, that’s not going to happen. I really like this moisturizer. I put it in the morning line up, because I already have a night time moisturizer, but I think this moisturizer could work for both day and night. It has a light floral scent to it, but it mostly smells just fresh and clean. It is a large sample so I am going to happily keep using the sample until it is gone. I will keep rotating sample sized products into the line up until the full sized moisturizer I am using at night is empty and then I will give the full size of this Eternal snow a trial. But after a week of use, I am really enjoying this moisturizer and look forward to a full trial of the full sized version in the near future.

The Night Time Line Up

Cleanser: Elemis Balancing Lime Blossom Cleanser

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Toner: Kopari Coconut Rose Toner

Essence: 111Skin Antioxidant Energizing Essence

Serum: Serumkind Purple Cabbage Drops

Eye Cream: Glam Glow Bright eyes (discontinued)

Moisturizer: Kate Somerville Exfolikate Glow Moisturizer

Lip Mask: Laneige Lip Sleeping Mask

As always the Elemis Cleanser was fabulous. While it is a great scent all around, I really like it as a nce scent to unwind and take the day off with. I know the marine collagen line gets all of they hype (and deserved hype at that as they are very good products) but this cleanser really should be talked about more. I love washing my face with this and just letting my bare skin hang out for a bit as I enjoy the clean feeling. And then going back in later with the other products. It just makes my skin feel good. Currently this cleanser is 30% off, which I think brings the cost doen wot $10.80. Quite frankly it is a steal. I have actually been looking at my drawer of cleansers and have been trying to justify picking up another bottle of this. At the moment I have a lot of cleansers to work through so I may not be able to justify it. But I really want to stockpile this cleanser. I really like other cleansers, including the M+G from the daytime line up, but honestly if i had to choose only one cleanser, this would be it. I’ll admit that part of that is because I love the scent of Lime Blossoms but the rest is because it is just such a great cleanser.

I can not be as effusive in praising the Serumkind serum. I’m sure the Purple Cabbage drops do wonders in protecting me from environmental contaminants. And just because I can’t see the effects doesn’t mean they aren’t doing something. But this serum is becoming an annoyance in my skin care routine. It is simply too thick for the size of dropper that they have with the bottle. And I know that it was chosen for aesthetic reasons. And I will be the first to admit that the long slim squared off bottle looks great. I even love the look of the lavender colored serum. But as good as it looks on the shelf, the serum is simply too thick to be effectively pulled into the thin dropper. I have taken to simply removing the dropper and shaking out a bit of the serum onto my hands or use. The issue there is that I often shake out too much serum this way, where as the dropper gives too little. I am starting to find reasons to ‘forget’ to use this serum. I think I might have used it three times this week because I just didn’t want to. I think what I am going to do this week is leave it on the skin care shelf and try to remember to use it, but roll in an additional product that I can use every day and then just use the serum when i feel bad about the waste. That way I will eventually use it all, and get whatever benefits it has without annoying myself every evening as I attempt to use it. I appreciate pretty things, but with skincare it has to be a pretty thing that works. even if this serum works, the pretty, pretty packaging is not helping it out.

The Kate Somerville continues in it’s use. I really like it as a night cream and I am trhilled I rolled in another product to use for the day. This was just too heavy for my skin durihng the day. At night, it is fantastic. The scent is a little lemon cleaner-y, but it isn’t too overpowering and I am willing to continue using it because I like it enough to ignore the scent. And to be honest, the scent is relatively easy to ignore.

The Laneige is my chapped lips savior this winter and I can not praise it enough. The more I use it the more I want to just get multiple scents of it so that I can rotate them around. I am a big fan. I also tend to use it on my lips when I run around with my mask on. Since I have the mask I know I’m not going to eat or drink anything and a little extra masking time for my lips at this time of year is not a bad thing. It is an unexpected benefit of wearing a face mask.

So that my darlings is the line up from this week. There was some good, and one major annoyance. I don’t know why it bothers me so much when product packaging gets in the way of an actual product. I think it is because I know that somewhere, someone made the conscious decision to make all of the bottles the same size and shape for consistency in appearance and for aesthetics’ sake without actually thinking about the product inside. I like pretty things, i do but i am also a big believer in form following function. I think that what just sort of puts me in a ranting kind of mood. I apologize for the rant, and hope it wasn’t too much for you. I just couldn’t hold it in. But now I will leave you, calm down as I get to work and then rejoin you later with a much calmer frame of mind for the Friday Face Mask. Until then, have a fabulous Friday.

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Kopari Coconut Rose Toner Review

Kopari Coconut Rose Toner

In a recent Boxy Charm Box I received a bottle of Kopari Coconut Rose Toner. This is one of those products I’d seen lurking on many You Tube Videos and on a few bathroom counters, but never got around to trying. It’s been on my list for a while now and  I was very happy to see it arrive and to get the chance to test it. 

The package is very nice.  It is a mostly metal can with a rubberized feeling bottom half (the part below the pink wavy line). I really like this addition, not only because it looks nice and feels good in the hand, but as I keep toner on the shelf in my bathroom it means that I won’t end up with any metal rust rings on the shelf if water happens to get on the shelf.

Sometimes, I just can’t resist splashing.

The size of the can is also nice.  It fits in the hand well and isn’t too heavy to hold and maneuver with one hand. The spray nozzle works well.  It is not an overly fine mist but as it is a toner and not a setting spray that is fine.  I spray my face and then pat the toner in with my hands before moving onto my moisturizer. I also curl my lips into my mouth before I spray because quite frankly I don’t like the taste on my lips. I know, skin care isn’t meant to be eaten, but if you spray your lips, chances are you are going to taste it. That’s just life. I don’t like the taste, so I get my lips out of range before spraying.

I have to say I like that I can pat it on with my fingers though and therefore skip the need for the little cotton rounds I usually use with toners.  Less waste is always a good thing in my book.

But enough about packaging (and taste), let’s talk product.

Once you spray it out, the first thing you notice is the scent. As both Coconut and Rose can be strong scents on their own I was worried about combining them.  They actually pair pretty well.  In my opinion it reminds me of the confection known as Turkish Delight. As I always thought Turkish Delight smelled a little perfume-y, the scent doesn’t bother me.  Occasionally if something reminds me of desert then I have a hard time using it on my skin.  One recent example would be the Glow Recipe Pineapple Serum.  The pineapple smelled too candy sweet for me to feel comfortable using.  This didn’t have that problem.

Admittedly I did find myself wanting to re-read The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe by C.S. Lewis again and wondering why you would betray your siblings for a lifetime supply of Turkish delight when after a piece or two you are generally done with the box for a while.  Or at least I am.  It is a good confection, but it isn’t one I can eat a lot of in one sitting. Admittedly growing up there were times I would have traded my little brother in for less of a reward than a lifetime supply of Turkish Delight, but I’m pretty sure that’s just standard for anyone who grew up with siblings. You love them, but there are moments…

But I digress.

We were discussing toner. Specifically the Kopari Coconut Rose Toner. According to their website this product is meant to:

Revitalize and rebalance skin with our antioxidant-rich toner that helps to minimize the appearance of pores, even skin tone and leaves skin looking hydrated and healthy. Dermatologist-Tested, Non-irritating, Non-Allergenic, Safe for Sensitive Skin, Non-Comedogenic, pH-balanced, cruelty-free, phthalate-free, non-GMO & vegan.

This alcohol-free toner uses naturally astringent witch hazel to help ward off blemishes, refreshing rose and lavender extracts help fight off acne causing bacteria, reduce redness, and calm skin and uses Hyaluronic Acid which provides the ultimate skin hydration by helping to retain moisture in the skin.              

The three most touted ingredients are Witch Hazel, Rose Extract and Hyaluronic Acid. Now I have gone on at length about my past with witch hazel in my last toner evaluation and I am pleased to see it reappear.  It seems my childhood friend has come to stay in skin care, it just flaunts a multitude of scents rather than the witch hazel scent it wore in my childhood medicine cabinet. 

But I suppose anyone can reinvent themselves these days, why should this be any different, after all look at Kale. Once it was just the weird not quite lettuce that cupped the ice cream scoop shape of chicken salad in diners and was thrown away before the plate was washed and now it is a dietary darling. 

As it is excellent at cleaning out my pores and is not as damaging as alcohol on the skin, I am happy to welcome witch hazel back to my shelf in any form it feels like taking.

I have used rose oil in the past to calm redness, so I was fine with seeing rose extract here. I was surprised to see they didn’t list out coconut and make claims for it on their website as the scent is clearly indicating a presence, but perhaps it is included more for scent than any other reason. Personally, I’d like to see more of a reason than just scent to include something, especially if it is going to be so prominent.

The Hyaluronic Acid is something that has been cropping up more and more in skin care lately.  It seems to be everyone’s darling.  (not as darling as kale, I know, but it is nipping at that rockstar’s heels.)

I know it is a humectant which means it draws moisture to the skin and I know that when something is a humectant and you put it on the skin you need to then put on a moisturizer so the moisture it pulls into the skin isn’t just from your skin and it has an outside source to work with. At least that’s what I remember about humectants from a long ago class.

There is some debate about the benefits of hyaluronic acid in skin care as well now that everyone is using it.  After poking around a while I found this article that covers the topic in much more depth than I will.  It is interesting reading and basically points out that if you inject it (as with a needle) beneath the skin it helps with wrinkles, but not so much when applied topically, although it still helps with the moisture (remember, humectant.).

Whatever the science stuff, I really liked using this toner. It didn’t break me out and as I had a dry red patch that it did help calm down and soothe. The scent does make me pull a set of old books from the shelf, but there is nothing wrong with that.  The scent doesn’t linger too long and I don’t mind additional bedtime reading.  While this doesn’t actually beat my current top toner, it is up there in the likeable range and I would not have a problem buying this again (outside of a subscription box). I will just definitely remember the moisturizer right after using. And as the moisturizer I am currently using does include kale on this list of ingredients perhaps Kale and Witch Hazel can have a confab with hyaluronic acid about their past present and future incarnations and plans for world domination.