If you read Acid Toning Week Part 1 (if you haven’t, click here), you already know, my first acid toner was Alpha H Liquid Gold.
I saw results within two weeks, and I had tasted blood.
The queen of skincare, Caroline Hirons, recommends acid toning twice daily (of course depending on your skin type and concerns), and as much as I wanted to, I quickly figured out that using Alpha H twice daily would not only leave me broke, but would cause my skin to peel in a very unpleasant way.
So on the hunt I went for a more gentle version. And I found the aptly named “Clarins Doux Exfoliant”, or “Gentle Exfoliant Brightening Toner” for those unfamiliar with french.