Facial toner with glycolic toner, skincare regime.
5% AHA Glycolic Acid Facial Toner by Plainville Homestead.

5% AHA Glycolic Acid Facial Toner

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Alpha hydroxy acids (AHAs) have been shown to promote the appearance of smoother, younger looking skin by increasing the rate of cell renewal, improving skin texture, diminishing the look of lines and wrinkles, and improving the appearance of dull, uneven skin tone. Physical exfoliants, such as scrubs, are often far too harsh to be used on our delicate facial skin.

Glycolic acid is a powerful AHA and is not recommended for sensitive skin. It rejuvenates the skin by encouraging the shedding of old surface skin cells. Great for most skin types, but especially those with blemish prone skin. This toner is formulated at 5% glycolic acid with a bounty of skin goodies making up the rest of the toner to soothe and calm your skin.

Key Ingredients 

+ Extracts of green tea, hibiscus, and chamomile: anti-inflammatory, promote skin regeneration, soothe irritation, anti-aging
+ Aloe vera juice: refreshes and soothes skin
+ Blue Tansy oil: reduces redness, soothes irritation, full of antioxidants
+ Vitamins B3 & B5: strengthens skin barrier; evens skin tone, texture, and brightens; healing, soothing humectant
+ Allantoin: increases smoothness; promotes wound healing; soothing, anti-irritant; skin protectant

For those with sensitive skin who would still like to benefit from the exfoliating and anti-aging effects, try the 5% AHA Lactic Acid Toner.


Each full size facial toner will arrive in a convenient spray bottle.

4 fl oz | 118 mL 

Limited sample size glass dropper bottles also available, 0.5 oz (15 mL).

The Ritual

After cleansing face, spritz cotton pad to saturate. Make it eco-friendly by using washable and reusable cotton rounds. Gently pat onto skin, avoiding mouth and eye areas. Do not rinse off. Use during evening skincare routine, as AHAs may increase sensitivity to sunlight. If persistent irritation occurs, discontinue use. Do not use on broken skin. Store in a cool, dry place. External use only.

Recommended use of 1-3 times per week. Any tingling sensation will subside after a few minutes. Always perform a patch test on your hand or arm when trying a new product, especially if you have sensitive skin.

Follow up with a potion, facial oil elixir, or moisturizer. Apply your favorite sunscreen the next morning.

Need help figuring out how to layer your skincare? Learn here!


As with all new products, please test on a small patch of skin for any sensitivity or allergies to any of the ingredients.

SUNBURN ALERT: As this product contains an alpha hydroxy acid (AHA), this may increase your skin's sensitivity to the sun and particularly the possibility of sunburn. Use a sunscreen, wear protective clothing, and limit sun exposure while using this product and for a week afterwards.


Distilled water, aloe barbadensis leaf juice, hydroacetic (glycolic) acid, glycerin, sodium hydroxide (pH adjuster); dl-panthenol (vitamin B5); niacinamide (vitamin B3); propanediol 1,3; chamomilla recutita (matricaria) flower extract, hibiscus sabdariffa flower extract, camellia sinensis (green tea) leaf extract, gluconolactone (and) sodium benzoate, allantoin, polysorbate 20, sodium phytate, tanacetum annuum (blue tansy) flower oil.

Ingredients in bold are certified organic.

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