Pixi Glow Tonic Review and Pictures

Do you use toner in your daily skincare routine? I tend to use it only off and on since I’ve never really found one that I loved. Perhaps that ends today, because I got to try the Pixi Glow Tonic.

Pixi Glow Tonic Review: The BottleThe Glow Tonic is Pixi Beauty’s attempt at a toner. As you can see, it comes in a pretty big bottle! You get 8.5 fl. oz. for $29.

Pixi Glow Tonic Review: The IngredientsThe highlighted ingredients for the Glow Tonic are aloe vera and ginseng. It also uses witch hazel, horse chestnut extracts and glycolic acid. Best of all: it’s alcohol-free so it won’t dry out skin.

Speaking of aloe vera, this ingredient seems to be the one creating most of the scent. I say this because the Glow Tonic smells like other aloe vera skincare products I’ve used. It smells like bitter plants and reminds me of how skincare products smelled in the 1980s and ‘90s.

I’m not a big fan of how it smells. It’s not terrible, but it is weird.

Pixi Glow Tonic Review: How to Use ItTo use, you just apply some of this stuff on a cotton ball or cotton square and sweep it across your face and neck. You should use this after cleansing and before moisturizing.

What works: My skin felt soft and clean after using this. It didn’t irritate my sensitive skin. It does a good job of removing dirt or makeup that the cleanser missed. Plus, it seems to exfoliate my skin and slightly reduce pores.

What doesn’t work: Pixi promises that the Glow Tonic will brighten and firm skin. I didn’t notice any brightening or toning after a few weeks of use (besides the reduced pores).

Pixi Glow Tonic Review: The Final Verdict

The Glow Tonic does some things right. It exfoliates and softens skin while reducing pores. Unfortunately, the scent and the unfulfilled promises of brighter and firmer skin affects the grade. For these reasons, I give it a…


You can pick this up at the Pixi website for $29.


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1 Comment

  1. I don’t usually use toners, but this one sounds like a nice one to try. And it’s good that it doesn’t contain alcohol. That always dries out my skin.

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