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Must Have: Thayer's Alcohol Free Witch Hazel Toner, Rose

I am absolutely obsessed with this Thayer's Witch Hazel Toner. I love that it is organic and alcohol free. This is the second bottle of Thayer's that I have purchased. I bought my first bottle at Walgreens, which is the only drugstore I know that stocks it (and only a few Walgreens do). This bottle I purchased on What is witch hazel liquid? Witch hazel water is the liquid made from the witch hazel shrub's dried leaves, bark, and partially dormant twigs. Witch hazel is a natural astringent that tightens skin and pores, which makes it a good choice for skin-toning.  Additionally, witch hazel is anti-inflammatory. Why tone?   Three reasons to tone: 1) cleanses;  2) balances skin's PH; and 3) tightens pores. Lots of people leave toning out of their cleansing process, but skin toner is a necessary and essential step in daily skin-care.   For one thing, a toner will remove any remaining bits of cleanser, oil, dirt and debris left behind by