The Exfoliating Toner (The Essence)
Inspired by 30 years of research and innovation, this
breakthrough 3-in-1 formula combines the properties
of a mild chemical exfoliant, a toner and an essence to
reveal smoother, softer and more hydrated skin.
A powerful combination of our TFC8®, a proprietary
complex of natural amino acids, high-grade vitamins
and synthesized molecules that promote skin’s innate
processes of rejuvenation and repair plus a blend of
hydroxy acids including phytic (AHA), salicylic (BHA), and
gluconolactone (PHA), gently exfoliate while enhancing
the skin’s ability to retain moisture. Antioxidant wasabi
ferment protects skin from environmental aggressors,
while white peony flower helps to hydrate, soothe and
protect from pollution. The result is a brighter, smoother
complexion with a radiant, nourished glow.
• Reduces appearance of discoloration.
• Improves skin texture.
• Enhances skin’s ability to attract and retain moisture.
• Enhances radiance.
• Regulates excessive sebum secretion.
• Reduces appearance of pores.
Directions for Use:
• After cleansing, use a cotton pad to apply as desired
to clean and dry skin, on the face and neck. Allow the
toner to penetrate the skin for a few moments before
applying your Augustinus Bader moisturizer.
TFC8®: A complex of natural amino acids, high-grade
vitamins and synthesized molecules naturally found in skin,
which guides key nutrients and powerful natural ingredients
to the skin cells, creating an optimal environment for
the body’s innate processes of repair and renewal.
Phytic Acid: Phytic Acid: This 100% natural exfoliator
derived from rice yields gentle keratolytic effects and
helps cell turnover. It promotes a healthy skin by removing
dead skin cells that clog the skin to reveal a radiant
skin with increased collagen production. Fine lines are
softened and skin appears smoother with an even-toned
Salicylic Acid: A BHA with keratolytic properties used
to treat skin imperfections.
Gluconolactone: A PHA that gently lifts off dead skin
cells form the skin surface.
Hyaluronic Acid: A polysaccharide found naturally in our
skin that holds water and helps keep it hydrated and plump.
Wasabi Ferment: An antimicrobial antioxidant that helps
protect DNA against damage caused by free radicals.
White Peony Flower: A flower extract known for its
soothing and pollution protecting properties.
Formulated for all skin types.