Step 2 for all skin types: a toner that adjusts skin's pH for optimal treatment penetration. Unlike most toners, Nu-Derm Toner will not excessively dry the skin and is designed to tighten the skin and pores. Directions For Use:After cleansing, apply Obagi Nu-Derm Toner onto face and throat with a cotton ball. Do not rinse off. For AM/PM use.