April 9, 2019

Wet n Wild Rebel Rose Photo Focus Rose Toner Review

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3 stars out of 5

Wet n Wild Rebel Rose Photo Focus Rose Toner ($7.99) is a new, limited edition rose-scented toner that launched with the Rebel Rose Spring 2019 Collection a few short weeks ago. Wet n Wild has been really getting into skincare lately with quite a few different launches. I have to admit I don’t like their skincare launches for two reasons because one, many of their skincare launches are limited edition and two, they can be quite expensive. Look at the recent Wet n Wild Expert Level Cleansing Oil I reviewed! It’s $8.99 for 1.52 oz in size! Ouch!

I got the Rebel Rose Photo Focus Rose Toner in the Rebel Rose Full Collection Box. This is the first time I purchased one of these massive vaults from Wet n Wild! It was kind of exciting to get it and open it up to reveal all the pretty items inside. The packaging is an utter waste but I actually kept it and put it on a shelf in my makeup room. At some point I know I’ll remove it all and store it more sensibly but right now I’m just enjoying looking at it!

Shrug!

It’s the little things that make me happy.

Wet n Wild Rebel Rose Photo Focus Rose Toner gives me all sorts of good vibes as it brings back memories of the MAC Rose Romance Collection and the Rose Fix+ they launched with that collection!

I’m a suck for anything rose scented. I collect old Victorian Powder Jars and vanity sets and rose always reminded me of fancy ladies from the 19th Century. I’m pretty sure I was born in the wrong era! I’d make such a great Victorian!

The packaging on the toner is pretty brilliant as this is a glass, yes, a glass bottle. Shocking! I was surprised to see that. I think the glass adds a little tiny touch of elegance to the packaging however, if you’re as much as a klutz as I am be careful not to drop it. The bottle has a little bit of a goth edge with a black rose motif. The bottle holds 1.52 oz of toner.

I was surprised Wet n Wild went with a toner formula rather than a setting mist that’s so very on trend. This is a water-based formula that contains hydrating glycerine and rose water. It has a strong but very pretty rose fragrance. It’s meant to be used after cleansing just to restore moisture to your skin. I don’t see any reason why you couldn’t use it as a setting mist as well just to de-powder your face or refine the finish of your foundation since it is a super fine mist and shouldn’t interfere with your makeup!

It’s actually really basic formula wise. I wouldn’t say it hydrated my skin super well but it restores a bit of moisture after I step out of the shower or after I cleanse my face. I’m a massive Sana Hadanomy Collagen Mist fan girl! It’s my ride or die! I tend to use it in the evening only though. I took to using Wet n Wild’s formula in the AM after my shower. It’s a nice way to just to lightly hydrate my face and get it ready for my morning skincare routine.

But like I said, it’s just basic! So, it’s nothing something I’d likely purchase again. But hey, I can’t anyway! It’s limited edition haha….!

Do you need it?

Probably not! But if you’re a rose fan it might just tickle your interest enough to buy it!

Wet n Wild Rebel Rose Photo Focus Rose Toner is available now.

Anyone try it?

Do share!

Where to buy

Wet n Wild Ulta

Wet n Wild Rebel Rose Photo Focus Rose Toner is a new, limited edition rose-scented toner that’s 1.52 oz in size and $7.99. This is a rose water and glycerin toner that can be applied after cleansing to restore loss of moisture and to clarify skin and balance it. The formula is lightly hydrating and can easily double up as a setting mist should you want to de-powder or refine the finish of foundation. I thought it was pretty basic but the bottle and the rose fragrance might be tempting for those that love roses!

Water/Eau, Rosa Damascena Flower Water, Isopentyldiol, Glycerin, Phenoxyethanol, Dipotassium Glycyrrhizate, Caprylyl Glycol, Sodium Citrate, Hexylene Glycol, Ethylhexylglycerin, Hydroxypropyl Cyclodextrin, Butylene Glycol, Citric Acid, Rosa Hybrid Flower Extract, Rosa Damascena Flower Extract, Fragrance/Parfum, Iodopropynyl Butylcarbamate, Oligopeptide-68, Hydrogenated Lecithin, Glycine Soja (Soybean) Oil, Sodium Oleate, Disodium EDTA, Red 33/CI 17200.

Pros

  • Pretty packaging and fragrance.
  • Easily doubles up as a toner OR a setting mist!

Cons

  • Limited edition.
  • Basic formula.
  • Fragrance might be an issue for sensitive users!

Who

Wet n Wild Rebel Rose Photo Focus Rose Toner should be appealing for those that love rose-scented products!

I purchased this item and I receive a small commission if you shop using the links in this post.

About the Muse

Isabella MuseIsabella is just an average everyday geeky girl who doesn’t blend her eyeshadow correctly, wears too much blush, and hopes she never finds her holy grail products because she likes the thrill of the chase so much. Her mission is to bring you super honest reviews on makeup, skincare, fragrance and all things beauty. She’s in no way an expert on the topic and she sure as hell isn’t a super model. But she’s passionate about makeup and is seeking like-minded individuals that like pina coladas, getting caught in the rain, and ones that enjoy spending hundreds of dollars at Sephora without feeling buyer’s remorse. If you’re that person feel free to reach out and leave a comment or follow me on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and Bloglovin‘.

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