Toning Mist: Balance + Prime


Toning Mist: Balance + Prime

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Size: 4 fl. oz

Skin Type Combination, Dry, Normal, and Oily
Skin Goals Hydrating, and Sensitive-Safe
  • Helps moisturizing serums, oils, and creams absorb better (and work harder)
  • Ultra-fine hydrating mist soothes and balances skin while helping control excess oil
  • Dermatologist-tested, non-GMO, cruelty-free, and gluten-free
  • This product is EWG VERIFIED™, the highest industry standard for safety
Your moisturizer’s best friend

Dial up your hydration with Follain Toning Mist. Our 100% non-toxic, hydrating mist balances and primes skin so follow-up moisturizers (serums, oils and creams) absorb better (and work harder!). The ultra-fine micro mist infuses skin with nourishing vitamins, minerals, and protective antioxidants while helping control excess oil. Hello, healthy glow!


Did you know?

Toner is one of the most misunderstood products in skincare, but we’re here to assure you: It’s not an unnecessary step. It’s actually the extra mile that makes your entire routine work better. When applied after cleansing, it creates a hydrated base to help moisturizers absorb more effectively. This is one product you’ll also want to have on-hand all day, so you can use it to soothe, hydrate, and refresh your skin whenever you like.


Pro Tip: For an even spritz, hold the bottle about 10-12 inches from your face and press down on the pump completely to activate the micro mist.


This product is EWG VERIFIED™, the highest industry standard for safety:

  • Avoids EWG’s Ingredients of concern
  • Full transparency
  • Good manufacturing practices


After cleansing, spritz freely over face and neck (eyes closed!). For best results, follow with moisturizer while skin is still dewy. Use throughout the day for a quick hit of hydration.


For an even spritz, hold the bottle about 10-12 inches from your face and press down on the pump completely to activate the micro mist.

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Customer Reviews

  • please change the mist!!!!!

    Mili September 11, 2020

    i am looking at all these reviews on here and one thing is for sure: the spray gun like application is horrible and is the reason i cannot use the toner. i have reactive skin and while i think the ingredients in it are very great for my type of skin, the application is rough and seems to cause a red stinging reaction from me. when i contacted customer service they told me to hold down the sprayer longer to get a more even mist. when i did this, it became less of a mist and more of a heavy spray. so first, shoot yourself in the fact with it before it drenches you completely. a toner is to purify and balance oils, i dont want to have to use my hands to apply. a toning mist should be relaxing and an expereince in and of itself. i like this company, i like their masks, but im really confused and upset how this even made it past the initial testing and why this hasnt been addressed yet to loyal customers. i feel like they have yet to address this.

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  • Summer Mist Year Round

    Marilynn C. September 06, 2020

    What is more refreshing than the fine mist of a light summer rain. I experienced this with Follain’s Toning Mist. I held the spray 12″ from my face and slowly pressed it down all the way. It was hydrating and refreshing like a summer rain. I love that it works to quickly absorb my moisturizers and serums. For a quick refresh, use it again midday.

  • Poor Packaging

    Derek J. August 25, 2020

    Despite the negative reviews, I thought I’d give try Follain’s toning mist. Think twice. The spray nozzle is horrendous. Even if you try to apply 6-12 inches away a solid stream of liquid projects towards your face. I expect more from Follain.

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  • Great!

    Emma H. August 09, 2020

    This is a great hydrating toner that is perfect not only for in-between cleansing and moisturizing but also great to spray throughout the day for a refreshing mid-day pick-me-up.

  • spray application is a problem

    Sarah W. July 31, 2020

    I just received this so I can’t speak to the formula yet, but as others have noted- the sprayer is more like a water gun than a mister. I will have to put it in a different spray bottle which is a pain…fix this please 🙂

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  • Nice Product, cheap packaging

    Yasmine July 17, 2020

    batter packaging could really elevate this product. I have mixed feelings about the smell. I would buy it again

  • The best bang-for-your-buck clean toner!

    Maddie R. July 13, 2020

    This is the best clean toner I’ve used. The sprayer on the bottle is terrible, but the toner itself works great!!!

  • Toner is nice but sprayer is not

    Lindsay June 11, 2020

    I do really like the product but I have to spray into my hands and then apply. The sprayer is a direct shot to one area of your face as opposed to a mist. I will try a different product next time which is disappointing because I do like the smell and toner itself.

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  • Good, not excellent

    Andrew April 30, 2020

    I was looking for a less expensive toner (I LOVE Indie Lee’s COQ-10 Toner…ugh, it’s so DREAMY!), and this one is a great alternative. It’s light in texture, but still quite hydrating, and has a very light scent. I purchased it in March 2020 and have not had any problems with the spray applicator…mine comes out as a fine mist so maybe they/ve changed the sprayer?

  • Unpleasant application

    Jessica L. April 28, 2020

    The toner liquid itself is nice, but wow the application is not fun. Kind of rude I guess, big single stream, not a mist at all. I feel like I’m being hit in the face everytime! I wish I knew this before. I have been using the Josh Rosebrook – Hydrating accelerator for so long and just wanted to try something new for change, but now I miss it super bad. I just want to finish this bottle to go back to my regular one. Disappointing.

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  • love the mist, hate the sprayer

    Jasmine T. April 28, 2020

    This is a lovely, soothing face mist. My skin really loves how refreshing it is. It causes zero irritation and leaves my skin feeling hydrated and soft. It does not dry me out like other toners I have tried. The one thing I dislike is the spray nozzle. This nozzle sprays in a vertical line and does not diffuse well, even when you hold the sprayer far away from your face. I have put my toner into an empty spray bottle from a different brand with a nozzle I love. I will repurchase if Follain updates the sprayer nozzle to a finer mist! All in all, you can’t beat the price point for such a nice toner! Just wish the application was nicer!

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  • I want to love this

    Lindsey April 20, 2020

    The product is great, I love the cleanliness and refreshingness of it. But I have a hard time applying. It comes out in 1 direct and strong spritz. So 1 tiny section of my face gets a fast jolt. And then I rub it into the rest of my face. I wish it was more of a mist/all over spray that I could spray a couple times and let sit before rubbing serum on. The product is great, it’s more of the application that I’m not loving.

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    April F. April 13, 2020

    I love this product. It makes my skin feel moist and healthy. I use this with the moisturizer, for an amazing result.

  • Great toner but needs a better nozzle

    Andrew O. April 06, 2020

    I really like the feel of this toner once it is on my skin. However, the spray nozzle that comes with it creates more of a stream than a mist. I swapped out the nozzle from my empty bottle of LEAP toner and it works much better.

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  • great product!

    Sarah E. April 05, 2020

    I am loving this toner! I have been using it along with the Follain moisturizer and that combination has been a game changer for my flaky, dry skin. I was glad to see the recommendation to hold it a full arm’s length away from my face, because the nozzle had been my only complaint. Holding it farther away solved that issue!

  • Love this toner

    Laura April 04, 2020

    I love the light scent and refreshing feel of this toner. I hadn’t used a toner in years and was skeptical, but this product feels great and helps my skin absorb my serums, etc. Initially, I wasn’t a fan of the nozzle, but if you hold it about six+ inches from your face and give it a full pump it produces a beautiful mist.

  • Refreshing!

    Sara D. April 03, 2020

    The misting toner is so refreshing that I use it not only in the morning before my serum and moisturizer, but also throughout the day. It’s especially nice now when we are stuck inside in the dry air. The spray is light when held a solid 12″ from my face.

  • My dry skin is loving the extra hydration!

    Therese W. April 03, 2020

    I have dry skin (especially in the winter) and having this product in my routine has helped keep my skin moisterized and dewy. I enjoy spritzing my face throughout the day when I want a refresher. I frequently use it after cleansing — right before I apply my moisturizer. I have pretty sensitive & acne-prone skin and I’ve never had any reactions or issues with this product, I suggest trying it out if you’re interested!

  • Refreshing!

    Emma April 03, 2020

    I love using this toner throughout the day to give my face a boost of hydration. It’s got a great mist and beautiful, light scent. Perfect to use before moisturizing or if you feel like your face needs a little refresh.

  • works with sensitive skin

    Beth April 03, 2020

    I included this toning mist when I stocked my mother up with natural skin products. She has dry, sensitive skin with moderate rosacea. After a few weeks, she told me she hadn’t been using the toning mist and I encouraged her to incorproate it. It has definitely helped to calm her skin and absorb the needed hydration from the moisturizers she follows with.

  • Go for it!

    Kelly April 03, 2020

    I’ve never felt the need for a toner before, but I loved the indredients in this one so I went ahead and gave it a try! I love that there is not a strong smell as I am sensitive to scents. It has definitely helped my serums and moisturizers go that much farther! I’ll definitely buy it again after mine runs out.

  • refreshing

    Tara B. April 02, 2020

    I really like how the toner feels and how it helps the moisturizer absorb. I do wish that the spray was broader from the nozzle so that my whole face could be misted instead of having the spray feel too targeted and narrow.

  • Great Everyday Toner

    Camille S. April 02, 2020

    Just received several of this new line from beloved Follain and overall, great everyday toner! Incredibly faint scent, feels moisturizing and not sticky as some similar toners – a perfect mid day refresh as well! only downside is the application – as another reviewer mentioned, the nozzle could use an upgrade to be more a mist.

  • leaves my skin refreshed

    Renee M. April 02, 2020

    I love using this under the Follain moisturizer. I’m really just getting into a skin regimen because of watching stories on Follain’s Instagram account and they said toners make the next layered products do their job better. This is the second toner I’ve tried and I like the lightness of it. They showed that much of the spray action happens as you push the nozzle half way down and I agree – it was a little odd at first but now I’m totally used to it. It seems like great quality for the price point.

  • solid product

    Annie April 02, 2020

    great toner that gets the job done at a great price. I love josh rosebrook’s but this price point is better for me right now. I agree that the spray does not come out as a fine mist, despite holding it far away and even after pouring into another spray bottle, maybe the formula is not light enough to get the fine mist I like.

  • Love this toner!

    Kylie April 02, 2020

    I love the way this toner helps my serums and moisturizers sink in. It makes my skin super dewy and glowy! Super moisturizing and also great for my picky, sensitive skin. The only thing I am not a fan of is the way the spray nozzle shoots out one stream of toner onto the face. I like my toners to spray a fine mist all over the face. I might pour this toner into a different spray bottle. Great toner, spray nozzle needs an update I think!

  • Fantastic product

    Erika N. April 02, 2020

    I’ve used several different toners at different price points and I’m really impressed with this one! Really helps oils and serums absorb. Like many have mentioned, the nozzle isn’t great but I swapped mine with a nozzle from an empty.

  • Lovely:)

    Suz April 02, 2020

    Loving this product. I use it every morning and night before i moisturize.
    Moisturizer goes on a lot smoother.
    I also love the light scent.

  • Great Addition to Daily Cleansing Routine

    Jennifer April 02, 2020

    My face was drying so bad but just by adding this to my daily routine after my cleanser within two days my face started looking more refreshed and the dry patches were gone. I followed their directions and held it out at arms length and the mist was much better. I felt my serums going in smoother and deeper. My secret to winter now!

  • A skincare staple!

    Angie April 02, 2020

    At first I was taken aback by the nozzle, as the spray is not a mist (I was anticipating something similar to Josh Rosebrook’s mist), but rather a shot of product. Although not ideal, I do appreciate the clean ingredients and the extra hydration it provides. Now I can’t be without a toning mist in my regimen!

  • Light and Refreshing

    Diane H. April 02, 2020

    The spray is light and refreshing. It boosts my normal potions hydration a little, too. Getting the spray to mist instead of completely deluge has been a bit tricky, but it’s manageable. Like other reviewers have said, a finer mist would be a definite plus.

  • Love the product, needs a different design

    Sarah S. April 02, 2020

    The toner is great. It provides a clean, hydrating feeling and the smell is very pleasant. The only critque is the nozzel’s spray is more of a direct rather than wide spray. I find it best if I spray it in my hands and smooth on.

  • Good toner, not so good packaging

    Inu M. April 02, 2020

    The toner itself is good– nice scent, makes your skin feel sufficiently prepped. But the spray mechanism itself is not conducive for using this to “mist” your face. It comes out more as a stream. If you’re used to using toner with a cotton pad, this would be ok. I have had similar results with Thayers though, and it’s much cheaper. Indie Lee’s toner is still my favorite, but it’s a bit of a splurge.

  • Good toner, bad nosel

    Amelia April 02, 2020

    Love the product itself, but it sprays out VERY aggressively into a straight line instead of misting across your face. I tried transfering the liquid into a different bottle and it did the same thing, so it might not be the nosel? Either way, for now I will be switching back to the Josh Rosebrook Hydrating Accelerator.

  • So refreshing!

    Caroline P. April 02, 2020

    This toning mist is so refreshing! I use it every night after washing my face and I swear it has made my skin brighter and more hydrated. And the best part is no more having to use cotton pads to apply my toner – green and clean!!

  • needs a better nosel

    Meredith March 20, 2020

    I have been a fan of Follain since my days living in Boston in 2015. I really wanted to like this toner but the spray makes it unusable. It needs to be mist that covers your face, this is straight shot that not pleasant or practible.

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  • Decent Toner

    Audry March 15, 2020

    Decent toner…. lightly scented, moisturizing, works well for taking off make up residue. The sprayer is cheap and terrible though. It’s like a jet stream to your face. I save a lot of my glass skincare containers and ended up repurposing one for this so that it actually came out in a fine mist.

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  • My serums/balms go on sooo much better!

    Katie February 04, 2020

    I always thought these mist things were pointless and just made to refresh you for 5 seconds. BUT NO! I can really feel my serums go deeper (to a tingly point) and see better results. I use it in the morning before my day serum and then after I wash my face to prime for my night balm. I think the spray nozzle is fine but I’m not looking for a finer mist to refresh during the day.

  • Please fix the spray nozzle

    Erin January 28, 2020

    The toner seems ok so far, but the “ultra-fine mist” leaves much to be desired.

    • Follain February 06, 2020

      Hi Erin,

      Thanks so much for providing us with this feedback! We’d recommend trying to hold the toning mist about an arms length away and press the spray nozzle down all the way to get the misting effect. Hope this helps improve the experience!

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  • A perfect toner....for two faces!

    Ny S. January 26, 2020

    I am quite committed to the skin care of my face, and despite ardent searching, have struggled to find a toner that meets my needs to reduce redness and balance the oilyness my face is sometimes prone to — without drying out my skin. This toner not only meets those needs, but it meets the terms and conditions outlined by my budget! I also really like the spray provided by its nozzle. In fact, this toner is SUCH a win, that my partner (who has very different skin care needs than my own) welcomes my spritzing his face and neck with it after our Saturday night face masks =) I should probably just get him his own for Valentine’s Day because mine is most certainly running low given its popularity…

  • Great Formula. Great Price Point!

    Bethany January 07, 2020

    I am really enjoying this addition to my skincare routine. The toner feels hydrating and calming. My only complaint is the spray bottle, I wish it came out more like a fine mist. I actually transferred the toner into a different spray bottle so I could get the consistency I wanted.

  • So far so good!

    Christine December 18, 2019

    I was looking for a reasonably priced, effective toner and this is it!

  • Okay

    Ann E. December 16, 2019

    I’ve decided to keep this at my desk for midday refreshing. It’s decent, not amazing. The nozzle needs improvement, it’s more of a toning gun than a toning mist, but I’ll spritz my face at my desk every now and again this winter when I’m feeling a little dried out.

    • Follain February 06, 2020

      Hi Ann,

      Thanks so much for taking the time to write this review, we really appreciate this feedback! A little tip to help, the misting effect works best when held at about an arms length away from the face and you press the nozzle all the way down. Hope this helps to provide a better experience!

  • Good

    Ann December 13, 2019

    The toner itself is great, really liking how it makes my skin feel. I like it better than the Indie Lee CoQ-10 toner. Don’t love the nozzle, doesn’t really feel like a mist, more of a targeted spray. But in general, very good.

  • perfection!

    Kelly F. November 25, 2019

    First of all, the spray on this bottle is everything you could hope for. Follain’s Toning Mist is the first toner I’ve tried that actually feels like a mist– a perfectly even and oh-so-refreshing rosewater mist. And on top of that, it doesn’t get sticky as it dries and it leaves my skin feeling hydrated. It’s a great addition to your skincare lineup!

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  • A refreshing everday mist!

    Gabriella November 12, 2019

    I LOVE this mist! The consistency of the spray was perfect for toning, but also a midday spritz to refresh my skin. I would use this more for an everyday pickme up and skin refresher vs. a toner in my skincare routine. It has a lovely, fresh scent that isn’t too overpowering. I’d love to keep a bottle of this mist on my desk and in every bag I own!