The thing about acne is it never just stops at the pimples. Those angry red bumps usually come with a flurry of other skin issues—redness, flaking, hyper-pigmentation, and texture being the most common ones. Finding a treatment that targets all of them at once is like trying to find a needle in a haystack! So, imagine our excitement when this ambitious formula came along. Just with its name alone, the Miracle Toner by Some by Mi had us immediately intrigued. The triple-acid formula was something we hadn’t seen in any other exfoliating solution. Naturally, we had to try it ourselves. But before we show you the chronicles of our 30-day test, here’s everything you need to know about this top-seller. Details, below!

WHY IT WORKS


We’re no stranger to the wonders of exfoliating toners, but this particular formula kicks it up a notch with a unique triple-acid blend. First, you’ve got the Alpha Hydroxy Acid (AHA), which dissolves the bonds between dead skin cells to remove them from the surface of your skin. The Beta Hydroxy Acid (BHA) goes a little deeper by seeping into pores to soften and dislodge impurities. Then, there’s the lesser known Polyhydroxy Acid (PHA). This gentle peeling agent buffs away the top surface level of your skin to smoothen out texture and even out skin tone. On top of that, this acid also attracts moisture, so your skin won’t lose hydration in the process of exfoliation.

Combined in one formula, these acids effectively soothe multiple acne-related problems. How? By clearing both surface-level and deep-seated impurities and promoting rapid healing. The first keeps your skin free of acne-causing bacteria and polishes away visible blemishes, while the second boosts the production of new cells. That means you can achieve healthier, clearer skin at a faster rate.

And now, on to the main event! Keep scrolling to see the results of our 30-day test. HOW TO USE IT: Soak a cotton pad in the solution and gently sweep over clean skin in upward motions. It’s best used in the evening every other day. If your skin is sensitive, use it only every 2-3 days,. Then, gradually increase frequency once your skin builds a tolerance for it. Make sure to moisturize after and always wear sunscreen when using acids!

THE 30-DAY TEST


THE VERDICT


Aion: “The last time I remember using a toner is way back in college. Admittedly, my skincare game is weak, as I really don’t have a strict set of products I use for my face. I only use a Physiogel face wash and an SPF-ready cream for my oily-sensitive skin.

I thought adding a toner may aggregate my oiliness (which is what happened the last time I used one). But lo and behold, this toner really did work “miracles” on my face after a month. My usual acne-prone areas are now healed. It lightened and flattened my post-acne bumps and it remarkably did deliver a hydrating effect. My face looks dewier and healthier.

It’s not yet 100% healed (scars are definitely lighter although still visible), but the difference is huge. I’m interested in trying the other products by this brand together with the toner. I’m halfway done with my first bottle. This product definitely made me a convert.”

The Some by Mi Miracle Toner is currently on sale on BeautyMNL for P990 (limited time only). Shop it right here!

Photos by Kathy Austria.

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