Balancing Force Oil Control Toner
What It IsA pore-refining toner with salicylic, glycolic, and lactic acids to remove excess oil, clarify, and freshen the complexion without stripping skin.
Research ResultsIn a consumer study on 36 women after 4 weeks: - 100% said it removes residual dirt, makeup, and impurities - 100% said it removes oil - 100% said it purifies skin
What Else You Need to KnowDuring his struggle with cystic acne, Ole tried many astringent toners that left his skin feeling stripped. He was challenged to create his own version that delivered powerful results, but with a more comfortable, balanced feel. This toner features Ole Henriksen’s Green Fusion Complex™, a proprietary blend of potent active botanicals—including green tea, eucalyptus, algae (kelp), and Irish moss extracts—with natural antiseptic properties to help absorb excess oil and refine pores. This product is noncomedogenic. It is a 2018 Teen Vogue Acne Award winner in the toner category. It is an Allure Best of Beauty award winner.
Anti-Inflammatory, Anti-Oxidant, Comedogenic
Soothing, Hydrating, Anti-Inflammatory, Anti-Oxidant
This is why you should by trial size first!
So I do this thing in order to try a bunch of different products and find the ones I love. I buy TRIAL SIZE FIRST! I can spend sooooo much money on skincare when I know I shouldn’t so I started trying the mini of products which financially speaking isn’t maybe the most “bang for your buck” but at least I spend $12 on something and not $38 before I find out I don’t really like it. Regardless, I buy trial size to determine if something is worth the splurge or not and then I am exposed to a bunch of new options to upgrade my skincare. I have wanted to try the OLEHENRIKSEN brand for a while and so when I saw the balance mini kit on sale I jumped on it. (Like literally jumped in the air when I received the package). So here is my honest opinion of these 4 products: OLE HENRIKSEN - Pore-Balance Facial Sauna Scrub let’s start on a high note. LOVED this scrub. Everything in this collection has menthol-y feel which is intensified if you do this in the shower which is usually how I do scrubs. (My routine is to exfoliate with a scrub whenever I wash my hair - every other day or so). My pores have never felt soooooo clear. It really felt like a sauna for my skin. Plus, my boyfriend (who I force to do skincare) said he felt like he was breaking out by his nose so I put this scrub on him and the pimple disappeared! 🥳 OLE HENRIKSEN - Balancing Force Oil Control Toner on to the toner. Gotta say, I didn’t love it. It makes my skin feel dry and tight and it burns a little bit. I don’t have particularly sensitive skin so I can imagine that it’s all the worse for those who do. I will say that my forehead and nose can get oily in the summer and that was taken care of with this toner. But overall, would not recommend. OLE HENRIKSEN - Counter Balance Oil Control Hydrator NOPE! Highly disliked this. One could even say hated. Does not provide moisture and it felt like it wasn’t adding anything to my skin just taking away. My face is not that oily so I think it’s just not the right moisturizer for me. If you know anything about me, it’s that I love moisturizer. OLE HENRIKSEN - Cold Plunge Pore Mask I liked but I didn’t love this mask. This was the product that I bought this set for and while I do like it, I’m not sure I would give it the same rave reviews that others have given. It applies very smoothly and has a cooling sensation when you are wearing it. The color is really pretty (see picture!) but that’s not a reason to buy a mask. Also: this set is supposed to shrink pores and I don’t really find that it did that for me but maybe it just takes a little more time. Overall, this was super surprising to me. I didn’t think I would love the scrub as much as I did and dislike the other things as much as I did. I will definitely be buying the full size of the scrub but jury’s still out on the mask.
OLE HENRIKSEN-Balancing Force Oil Control Toner
Easy & simple morning skincare routine 💫
Quick disclaimer I’m a HUGE Ole Henriksen fan 😋🙋🏽♀️ I use Ole Henriksen truth juice daily cleanser to cleanse my face everyday, OLE HENRIKSEN - Truth Juice Daily Cleanser On days that I feel a little more oily or just want a good scrub on my face I’ll use Ole Henriksen pore-balance facial sauna scrub. It feels sooo amazing, it’s hot when your scrubbing it into your skin and it’s cool as soon as you wash it off 🥵🥶OLE HENRIKSEN - Pore-Balance Facial Sauna Scrub Next I like to use both a toner and an essence. I use Ole Henriksen balancing force oil control toner. After cleansing I use this with a cotton pad going all over my face and neck.OLE HENRIKSEN - Balancing Force Oil Control Toner Next, I use FRESH black tea kombucha essence. I just put a couple drops into my hands and pat it all over my face and neck. fresh - Kombucha Facial Treatment Essence Nyc Limited Edition Next, I use Ole Henriksen truth serum (Ive been using this for years and it’s amazing I’ll probably use it for many many more) Again just putting it into my hand and putting it all over my face and neck. OLE HENRIKSEN - Truth Serum I then use The Ordinary - Hyaluronic Acid 2% + B5 I use Drunk Elephant Protini Polypeptide creme all over my face and neck. DRUNK ELEPHANT - Protini Polypeptide Cream Followed by my eye creams I use a very small amount of The Ordinary Caffeine solution 5% + EGCG The Ordinary - Caffeine Solution 5% + EGCG Then I use a pea sized amount of the banana bright eye creme by Ole Henriksen to follow. OLE HENRIKSEN - Banana Bright Eye Crème After all that I top with Joise Maran argon daily SPF 47 JOSIE MARAN - Argan Daily Moisturizer SPF 47 (not in the video because I broke the bottle 😫 ) I wanna love this product but it’s suppppppper heavy/creamy for my skin.. so if your a little more oily just watch out for this! I am looking for something a little more light weight so if you have recommendations, let a girl know 🙋🏽♀️ Thanks 💫💞
JOSIE MARAN-Argan Daily Moisturizer SPF 47
🙌🏼THE 4 DAY ALOE VERA EFFECT🙌🏼
Short story short, I accidentally knocked off one of the aloe vera and thought of putting it in my face instead of wasting it! As you can tell from my face, you can see all that imperfections and noticeable pimple on my forehead. 4 days later (used and filmed on Thursday), it became an acne scar/redness i would say now which was actually pretty surprising since i only used it once! Keep in mind that you still need to do your skincare 1-2 times a day because clean and clear is KEY to stay flawless!☺️✨ My current skincare routine! #Neutrogena - Acne Stress Control Power-Clear Scrub[products]#[FiveStars] my holy grail for my acne-prone face and never lets me down! i use this every other day or whenever i feel like i need to exfoliate because of my dry skin and when i go out CeraVe - Hydrating Face Cleanser For Normal To Dry Skin i recently bought this on Aug. 16 and it’s not causing any bad vibes about it to my face and i noticed my face is not as dry and flaky OLE HENRIKSEN - Balancing Force Oil Control Toner i use this by pressing it on to my skin because using a cotton pad will put the benefits in the pad itself instead of to my skin i found out from the Youtuber, Hyram, only saw one video of him talking a out Ole Henriksen (new review coming) that it doesnt have ancohol-based ingredient which makes it very good for my dry skin! it reduces my redness and calms my acne #Juice Beauty - Blemish Clearing Serum[products]#[FiveStars] it actually clears my blemish and i can see the difference from the video - purchased on Mar. 3 and it legit works! FIRST AID BEAUTY - Ultra Repair Oat & Cannabis Sativa Seed Oil idk why but ever since i purchased this with Juice Beauty, i stopped using my cream face lotion i feel like this makes my skin dewy, plumped, have a freaking life dry a** face instead of putting my lotion on so idk if its supposed to do anything else but i started being afraid of using face lotions ever since because ik for one thing it did gave me acne (idk why it did)
OLE HENRIKSEN-Balancing Force Oil Control Toner
A Review-Current Skincare ft. The ORDINARY🍊
Neutrogena - Oil-Free Acne Stress Control Power-Clear Scrub I’ve had this since I was in my early teens and it really work wonders on my acne. I use it every other day and it gives me results in a week! The micro-beads isn’t actually harsh on my face UNLESS ofc you put your own pressure to get it deep in there✨ OLE HENRIKSEN - Balancing Force Oil Control Toner I started using this since March because I was really into toners but most of the ones I buy are kinda has alcohol-based in it but this one doesn’t have that feeling. Its almost like a water on your face but its really refreshing. PRO TIP: When using a toner, pat it down on your face to actually get the benefits. Using a cotton pad will soak it all in✨ JUICE BEAUTY - Blemish Clearing Cleanser As you can see from the bottle, Ive use this almost every single day actually LOL I cannot do my skincare without it because it reduces my blemish especially when I pop a pimple out (cant help myself, ok? Its like starring at me to pop it) gross Ik haha🙊 OLE HENRIKSEN - Let's Get Luminous Brightening Essentials Set I am loving this products so much this legit works! Everyone needs to at least try this, it literally reduced my dark circles!! *Review specifically on these beauties next for more info🙈 The Ordinary - AHA 30% + BHA 2% Peeling Solution I use this 1-2 times a week for internal exfoliation because Cherie helped me so much with my Skin Journey so I incorporate some products that I can modify in my skincare and IT WORKS! I normally already have like a glass skin but I can see a difference when I use it as if my skin’s texture is a tiny bit better than before. My skin can be looking dull at times so its like bring the texture and elasticity better than usual. Comment down below which products you use in your skincare and your thoughts!🥰❤️
The Ordinary-AHA 30% + BHA 2% Peeling Solution
This daily morning routine has saved my skin 🍊
Start every morning with this routine and some hot lemon water. 🍋 Quick disclaimer I’m a HUGE Ole Henriksen fan 💫 I use Ole Henriksen truth juice daily cleanser to cleanse my face everyday, on days that I feel a little more oily or just want a good scrub on my face I’ll use Ole Henriksen pore-balance facial sauna scrub. It feels sooo amazing, it’s hot when your scrubbing it into your skin and it’s cool as soon as you wash it off 🥵🥶OLE HENRIKSEN - Pore-Balance Facial Sauna Scrub OLE HENRIKSEN - Truth Juice Daily Cleanser Next I like to use both a toner and an essence. I use Ole Henriksen balancing force oil control toner. After cleansing I use this with a cotton pad going all over my face and neck.OLE HENRIKSEN - Balancing Force Oil Control Toner Next, I use FRESH black tea kombucha essence. I just put a couple drops into my hands and pat it all over my face and neck.fresh - Kombucha Facial Treatment Essence Nyc Limited Edition Next, I use Ole Henriksen truth serum (Ive been using this for years and it’s amazing I’ll probably use it for many many more) Again just putting it into my hand and putting it all over my face and neck. OLE HENRIKSEN - Truth Serum I then use The Ordinary Hyaluronic acid 2% + B5 before I use my moisturize.The Ordinary - Hyaluronic Acid 2% + B5 I use Drunk Elephant Protini Polypeptide creme all over my face and next. DRUNK ELEPHANT - Protini Polypeptide Cream Followed by my eye creams I use a very small amount of The Ordinary Caffeine solution 5% + EGCG The Ordinary - Caffeine Solution 5% + EGCG Then I use a pea sized amount of the banana bright eye creme by Ole Henriksen to follow. OLE HENRIKSEN - Banana Bright Eye Crème After all that I top with Joise Maran argon daily SPF 47 JOSIE MARAN - Replacement Pump for Argan Daily Moisturizer SPF 47 & Argan Oil Hair Serum (not in the photo because I broke the bottle 😫 ) I wanna love this product but it’s super suppppppper heavy/creamy for my skin.. so if your a little more oily just watch out for this! I am looking for something a little more light weight so if you have recommendations, let a girl know 🙋🏽♀️ Thanks 💫💞
OLE HENRIKSEN-Balancing Force Oil Control Toner
The Importance of Layering Skincare in Order
In the past couple of weeks, I wasn’t seeing much of a progress in how my skin was going. Yes, my skin was cleaner but I still felt like I was mostly improvising the order of the products. That’s when I decided to research how to properly apply skincare products. From my extensive research, I discovered the right order for AM and PM skincare routines. AM: 💫 Cleanser I start my day with the OLE HENRIKSEN - Find Your Balance Oil Control Cleanser 💫💫 Toner I then go in with my OLE HENRIKSEN - Balancing Force Oil Control Toner I simply put some on a cotton pad and get rid of the remaining dirt and rebalance my pH. 2.5: Jade roller massage This is a step I do to help with the inflammation from remaining/new cystic acne that works amazingly. The cooling effect of the SMARTR SKIN - Jade Roller for Face with Gua Sha facial tool does wonders. 💫💫💫 Serums The serum I use in the morning is the OLE HENRIKSEN - Truth Serum It smells great and helps brighten my skin. 💫💫💫💫 Eye cream For this step, I use the OLE HENRIKSEN - Banana Bright Eye Crème It helps brighten under my sleep deprived eyes and has a light shimmer to it. 💫💫💫💫💫 Moisturizer I used to use the OLE HENRIKSEN - C-Rush Brightening Double Crème which I previously gave a 5 star review to. In the long run, I saw that my skin was getting oiler when I used this moisturizer. The one I am currently using is the OLE HENRIKSEN - Sheer Transformation Perfecting Moisturizer which is light and gel like and very refreshing. 💫💫💫💫💫💫 Face oil I’ve recently received a sample of BIOSSANCE - Squalane + Vitamin C Rose Oil and this face oil is the most exquisite and light face oil I’ve ever tried. Definitely purchasing the full size bottle. 💫💫💫💫💫💫💫 Sunscreen My sunscreen is the VICHY - Idéal Soleil Ultra-Light Face Sunscreen Broad Spectrum SPF 50 which I apply consistently on my face throughout the day whether I go outside or not. PM: 💫 Cleanser I use the same cleanser as the AM. It helps take out all the dirt accumulated during the day. 💫💫 Toner Same here! I use the same toner as the AM and my face feels refreshed before going to bed. 💫💫💫 Serums Here, I go with the OLE HENRIKSEN - Invigorating Night Transformation Gel When I wake up, my face feels unbelievable. The chemical exfoliator does one hell of a trick. 💫💫💫💫 Eye cream I purchased this Kiehl's - Creamy Eye Treatment With Avocado a while back but couldn’t wear it during the day due to its thickness. I now wear it at night and it stays on all night long. 💫💫💫💫💫 Moisturizer I finish up with my moisturizer OLE HENRIKSEN - Sheer Transformation Perfecting Moisturizer This might not work for everyone but, I’m definitely seeing changes!
OLE HENRIKSEN-Balancing Force Oil Control Toner
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