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A good quality toner - didn't suit my skin though.
Lancome Tonique Douceur
Member Name: rosaliecullen
Lancome Tonique Douceur
Advantages: Doesn't sting skin
As part of a Lancome gift set, I received a trial version of the Tonique Douceur, as it was 50ml it was quite a generous trial size and I've been able to use it many times to see if I like it enough to buy the full version (which retails around £20). The Tonique Douceur is one of the skin toners in the Lancome range; I have previously reviewed Tonique Confort (for dry skin) and really love that so this had a lot to live up to. .
This toner comes in a clear blue bottle and has a lid on the top whereby you can shake the toner out onto cotton wool. There is also another Lancome toner which is blue and also a makeup remover (Bi-Facial) which is blue. This has led to some confusion amongst the easily confused and I have found myself trying to take off my eyemakeup with my toner by accident (can confirm it doesn't work and stings a bit!). The toner is less creamy than the Tonique Confort that I previously reviewed, in fact one could argue it looks like expensive blueish water. My face feels clean when I use the toner but I do feel that my cheeks in particular feel a bit tight after using it (minus one star from the rating(. The toner is suitable for all skin types, but for someone with dry skin I'd say the Tonique Confort was better. This toner doesn't sting my skin or make it seriously dry out like other toners in other ranges have done and my skin feels nice and soft and smooth after using the toner. Overall though, for me and my skin type, I'd have to go back to Tonique Confort.
==Value for money==
If you can get a trial size (50ml) as part of a free gift set (which Lancome do regularly), I happen to think you get a pretty good deal, that is worth around £5. In terms of buying the full item at £20, it would last a long time (although I don't use it every day) but for the price I think you could find something cheaper which was just as good (yet to find it though!). As stated in my last review "Debenhams have offers on Lancome stuff sometimes so I try would try to pick it up during these or 'bonus' times" (when you get free gifts too). Due to the price, I'd have to drop another star from the rating. I don't think I would buy this for myself as it doesn't suit my skin type as well as the Tonique Confort but in terms of being gentle and a good quality product, I would recommend it.
Summary: Didn't suit me but may suit others.