About the product

Inspired by the Korean Aqua Peel Facial, this gentle, alcohol-free toner simultaneously hydrates and refines pores all in one step. Infused with deeply hydrating and nourishing ingredients, it floods skin with essential moisture while PHA + BHA gently exfoliates to unclog and tighten pores.

 Cosmopolitan Readers’ Choice Beauty Awards ‘Best Toner’ for 2023

The Marie Claire Skin Awards ‘Best Toner’ for 2023

The Knot’s 2022 Beauty Awards ‘Best Face Toner’

62% blend of soothing Watermelon Extract + Cactus Water

Hydrates, calms and delivers essential vitamins & amino acids

16% Glycerin

A humectant that anchors moisture deep within skin to plump & intensely hydrate

3% PHA + 2% BHA

A ultra-gentle blend of naturally derived BHA that helps to decongest pores and PHA, a larger molecule acid, helps to smooth and resurface skin without irritation

Free Of:

Parabens, Mineral Oil, Sulfates, Silicones, Phthalates, Drying Alcohol, Synthetic Dyes. Vegan. Leaping Bunny Certified Cruelty-Free.

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Opuntia Ficus-Indica Stem Extract, Citrullus Lanatus (Watermelon) Fruit Extract, Glycerin, Hyaluronic Acid, Water/Aqua/Eau, Gluconolactone, Sodium Polyglutamate, Betaine Salicylate, Salix Alba (Willow) Bark Extract, Melaleuca Alternifolia (Tea Tree) Extract, Hibiscus Sabdariffa Flower Extract, Lactobacillus/Watermelon Fruit Ferment Extract, Cucumis Sativus (Cucumber) Fruit Extract, Saccharum Officinarum (Sugarcane) Extract/Saccharum Officinarum/Extrait de canne à sucre, Glycyrrhiza Glabra (Licorice) Root Extract, Scutellaria Baicalensis Root Extract, Paeonia Suffruticosa Root Extract, Brassica Oleracea Capitata (Cabbage) Leaf Extract, Ipomoea Batatas Root Extract, Sorbitan Oleate, Levulinic Acid, Sodium Levulinate, Pyrus Communis (Pear) Fruit Extract, Rosa Damascena Flower Water, Fragaria Ananassa (Strawberry) Fruit Extract, Vaccinium Angustifolium (Blueberry) Fruit Extract, Cucumis Melo Seed Extract, Iris Florentina Root Extract, Vetiveria Zizanoides Root Oil.

After cleansing in the AM and PM, dispense into your palms and gently press into your face and neck until fully absorbed.

Can also be applied with a cotton pad.

Follow with sunscreen during the day.

Avoid eye area.

Glow Tip: Follow with Watermelon Glow Niacinamide Dew Drops for a healthy dewy glow!

Is BHA okay for daily use?

While BHA is a powerful ingredient, we balanced the formula with extremely hydrating, gentle ingredients such as Cactus Water, Watermelon Extract, and Hyaluronic Acid to make it a unique, pore-refining formula that’s also super hydrating, leaving the skin hydrated and plump.

Why do I need a toner? Aren’t they unnecessary?

Toners are essential for restoring your skin’s pH after cleansing and infusing your skin with its first leave-on hydration step, and can have other benefits that target skin concerns. Our Watermelon Pore-Tight Toner not only refines the appearance of pores, it also creates a hydrating, supple base for your skin to absorb the remaining steps of your skin-care routine.

Can I use this with Watermelon Glow AHA Night Treatment?

Just like the rest of our products, the Watermelon Pore-Tight Toner utilizes powerful active ingredients in a super-gentle way. Glow Recipe Skincare is formulated and perfectly balanced to work together in the same routine. If you have sensitive skin, we recommend patch testing them together on the back of your hand before applying to your face.

Can I use the Watermelon Pore-Tight Toner with an acne treatment in the same routine?

We recommend avoiding the use of Benzoyl Peroxide in the same routine as our Watermelon Pore-Tight Toner, as it contains BHA.

Will the BHA in the formula make me purge?

Using BHA in your routine can possibly cause skin purging, especially if you’re new to the ingredient. This period is totally normal, and can last anywhere from less than a week to 4-6 weeks.

Is this toner suitable for sensitive skin?

Our Watermelon Toner is super lightweight and hydrating, and we made sure to use the most gentle forms of BHA + PHA, making it totally safe for all skin types. Always do a patch test before using all over the face

Can I use it everyday?

While Watermelon Toner contains effective actives like BHA and PHA, it’s balanced by ultra-hydrating, nourishing ingredients for an overall gentle formula that is safe to use every day. It’s also balanced to work perfectly with our other Glow Recipe products

Can I Recycle It?

Yes! Our shelfie-worthy bottles are made with 20% recycled glass and are 100% recyclable. Just rinse them after use and place them in your recycling bin. You know the inner plastic lid that prevents your product from leaking? Make sure to recycle it too.

Our cardboard cartons are made with a blend of PEFC-certified recycled paper, free of acids and heavy metal, printed with soy ink, and are 100% recyclable.

At Glow Recipe, we’re committed to glowing responsibly, creating products that are good for your skin and the planet. In partnership with Pact Collective, we aim to give your glow empties a second life! To learn more about our sustainability initiatives click here

Real Results

100% showed a significant reduction in the appearance of pore size
*Clinical Study Based on Instrumental testing on 31 women after 2 weeks

Toner 101

Toners balance your skin's pH levels & help prep skin for optimal absorption of the rest of your skincare routine. Our toners are formulated to multi-task by treating skin with clinically effective actives, while also hydrating & balancing skin with gentle ingredients so you can treat your specific skin concerns without irritating skin or stripping it of moisture.

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Light & Refreshing

It's amazing! Hydrates better than the other $$$ toners. It smells like a combination of the watermelon and the rind!!

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100% Would Repurchase!!!

It is excellent, extremely helpful, and very hydrating for the skin. I would definitely repurchase

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