Why do you say we don’t need to use a toner?

You said you don't need to use a toner. When I wash my face, even with a wash cloth I don't remove all the make up. I see dirt on the cotton ball when I use the toner. What do I need to do? I have very oily skin and I'm 55 years old. Thank you,

Hmmmm-  okay – I may have to eat my words here.   I do think, in general, most of the time it’s a waste of time and money.    But……….. I have to agree with you that it’s a little different with very oily skin and larger pores (usually they go together).   A toner in this situation can be helpful.

Another thing to consider is a Clarisonic which  is a gentle brush system used with your own cleanser.  It’s very helpful to really clean oily skin well.

Warmest,  Dr. I

Dr. Brandith Irwin, MD

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