Medik8 Press and Glow Refill




Skin Type:

Combination, Dry, Normal, Oily, Sensitive

Skin Concern:

Acne, Ageing, Dryness, Dullness, Pigmentation, Sensitivity, Uneven tone/texture, Visible pores


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Medik8 Press & Glow Refill gently exfoliates dead skin cells to boost skin radiance and refine skin texture.

This toner uses a new generation ingredient to refine the skin without the irritation more commonly associated with deeper penetrating skin acids such as Glycolic Acid.

This is a non-astringent formula that doesn’t leave the skin feeling sensitive and taut.

It’s infused with Prickly Pear to support the skin’s natural turnover and Aloe Vera to comfort, soothe and hydrate.

Now you can eliminate dull, tired and uneven-looking skin without risking over-exfoliation or discomfort.

Why Medik8 Press & Glow Refill?

Medik8 Press & Glow Refill allows you to experience exfoliation without the sting, burn or dryness caused by other exfoliating toners, even if you have sensitive skin.

This hydrating toner uses Gluconolactone, a Polyhydroxy Acid, to smooth and enhance the complexion. Now you can get your natural glow back the gentle way.

Exfoliating the skin not only gives skin more radiance, it actually allows serums and treatment products to absorb better so they can do their good work. It also allows foundation to apply more smoothly and evenly so that you don’t see patches of dryness and roughness.

Now you can have all of the oomph of an exfoliating acid without any of the ouch.

The Refill bottle allows you to reuse the pump dispenser from your original Medik8 Press & Glow those reducing waste that would otherwise go to landfill and saving you money.

Medik8 Press & Glow Refill ingredients

Gluconolactone (5.5%) does more than just remove dead skin cells from the surface of the skin. It is an antioxidant in its own right and helps repair an impaired skin barrier, improves hydration, increases skin thickness and reduces the look of wrinkles. Interestingly, it has antioxidant powers that are comparable to the more famous Vitamin C.

While similar in chemical structure to AHAs, it has a larger molecular size and therefore penetrates less deeply. This may explain why people find it gentler on the skin.

Prickly Pear is a natural enzyme activator. It further increases the rate of cell renewal and improves clarity. It’s rich in antioxidant compounds known as polyphenols which neutralise the effects of airborne pollutants and calm sensitive skin. Prickly Pear is also great source of fatty acids and amino acids which replenish those naturally present in the skin.

Aloe Vera reduces irritation and enhances skin hydration. It also imparts a lovely refreshing and cooling sensation when used in formulations.

Acai Fruit is a potent antioxidant that protects the skin from the damaging effects of free radicals and supports the repair process. This helps the skin defend itself against premature wrinkles and pigmentation. It naturally contains high levels of Vitamin C, which has anti-inflammatory, hydrating and pigment-inhibiting benefits too.


  • Dead skin cells are lifted from the surface of the skin.
  • Skin feels smoother and softer.
  • Skin appears brighter and more even toned.
  • Skin looks radiant and glowing.

Best for

Suits all skin types, except rosacea.

This toner is especially helpful for anyone who prefers a gentler exfoliant or find other types of exfoliants irritating.

Good to know

Contains no fragrance, essential oils or alcohol.

Free of parabens, phthalates and synthetic colours.

Cruelty free and vegan.

Perfect pairs

Apply after cleansing. Pair with a gentle and hydrating cleanser. You may like the Medik8 Lipid Balance Cleansing Oil, the Comfort Zone Remedy Cream to Oil Cleanser or the Comfort Zone Essential Milk Cleanser. These are ideal for dry, sensitive and sensitised skin.

Brand ethos

Medik8 is committed to creating products to give you beautiful skin for life. The brand uses the latest science to develop products that deliver results, but also appeal by way of texture and natural fragrance.

Its philosophy is built on an essential skin care routine that includes Vitamin C and sunscreen by day and Vitamin A by night.

Medik8 Press & Glow Refill Review

Best acid toner I have used. Love the simplicity and practicality of the packaging. The product itself is gorgeous. No irritation, love that I can use it while also using retinol, and I haven’t had any irritation at all. No sticky residue either, which I have found with other brands.


How to use

After cleansing, apply some of the toner to a cotton pad and sweep gently across the face.

Transfer the pump from your previous Press & Glow bottle to the Refill bottle. Unlock by twisting the top half of the pump anti-clockwise until it clicks to activate.

Push down 3-4 times on the applicator to dispense the required amount of toner.


Active ingredients

Gluconolactone, Glycerin, Hydrolysed Prickly Pear Extract, Acai Fruit Extract and Aloe Vera Leaf Juice.


Aqua (Water), Gluconolactone, Glycerin, Hydrolyzed Opuntia Ficus-Indica Flower Extract, Euterpe Oleracea Fruit Extract, Aloe Barbadensis (Aloe Vera) Leaf Juice, Sodium Hydroxide, Sodium Citrate, Hydroxyacetophenone, Phenoxyethanol, Ethylhexylglycerin, Potassium Sorbate, Sodium Benzoate.


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