It currently costs less than my daily takeout order.

By Stephanie Perry
Updated Apr 14, 2020 @ 4:15 pm
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Celebrities have access to some of the best skincare solutions in the game, so when they source affordable drugstore products over higher-end buys, you better believe we take notes. Case in point: Pixi Glow Tonic. The highly rated toner has a cult following from beauty editors, skincare mavens, and A-list celebs alike. In fact, Kim Kardashian once raved about it in her app, saying: “You can still find really effective skincare items without having to spend a lot of money.” And while Pixi Glow Tonic normally retails for an affordable $18, it’s currently marked down to less than $13 thanks to Ulta’s Spring Haul Event. We won’t blame you if you stop reading here and rush to grab your wallet.

According to Dr. Hadley C. King a toner is traditionally your final cleansing step in your skincare routine “designed to remove residue from the cleanser and the last traces of dirt and any pollutants from the day that the cleanser may have missed.” And while toners are typically made with salicylic acid and are a great solution for oily and acne-prone skins, toners with AHA glycolic acid, like Pixi Glow Tonic, are glow-inducing for all skin types. The five-percent glycolic acid found in the toner works to exfoliate and slough away dead skin cells resulting in a radiant glow. Plus, King also notes that AHA toners can have anti-aging benefits and even temporarily minimize the size of your pores.

And if all the exfoliating talk is making your skin feel dry and tight already, don’t fret. The Pixi Glow Tonic is infused with botanical extracts, ginseng, and aloe vera to hydrate your skin as well as tone it. One five-star review notes, “The Pixi Glow Tonic helped even out my skin tone and my skin has a way healthier complexion now. I have sensitive skin and the glycolic acid in the product is one of the weaker AHA chemical exfoliants. Because of this, it exfoliates my face just enough to remove all the dead skin on my face and to remove dirt without triggering my rosacea.”

If you’re looking for a product that will help you achieve glowing, hydrated skin for less than the cost of a fancy salad, add the Pixi Glow Tonic to your virtual cart ASAP.

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Shop now: $13 (Originally $18); ulta.com