10 Amazing Facial Mists
By Stephen Tutler |
Facial mists. Facial sprays. Hydrating toners. No matter what you call them, these multitasking spritzes are quickly becoming go-to staples in many skin-care routines. Here are some of our favorite picks when you need a specific fix.
For After Sun: La Prairie Soothing After Sun Mist ($85)
Natural botanicals nourish and cool the face with a refreshing mist that is specialized to hydrate the outer layers of the skin. The soothing ingredients in this spray also combat redness and sensitivity, making it perfect for nourishing and comforting the effects of prolonged sun exposure.
For Mega Moisture: Clayspray Hydrate H2O Spray Mineral Water ($23.95)
Safe to use for all skin types, this spray contains minerals found in an ancient and isolated aquifer that lies deep beneath Spain’s Iberian mountains. Ideal for use in dry environments, this remarkable spray instantly hydrates skin while also improving texture. Clayspray Hydrate H2O Spray Mineral Water can also be used as a final touch for makeup.
For Setting Makeup: Skindinävia Makeup Finishing Spray ($29)
Since makeup starts to degrade as soon as it is applied, it’s important to set it right. This makeup finishing spray will hold and blend foundation, concealer, blush and eye shadow and also reduce makeup from setting into pores or wrinkles. For instances of extreme heat, the spray also contains surface cooling technology that will prevent makeup from sliding or melting. This spray is safe for all skin types since it is oil-, paraben- and sulfate-free.
For Renewing Skin: Restørsea Recharging Finishing Mist ($100)
This unique facial mist makes use of Aquabeautine XL, which is a patented natural enzyme that is released during the baby salmon hatching process in Norway. By utilizing the enzyme in its purest form, this paraben-, PEG-, phthalate-, silicone- and mineral oil-free mist will target and destroy only dead skin cells, deactivating afterward and saving your face from the harmful side effects that would come with using glycolic acid. This remarkable process occurs in addition to the product's clinically proven ability to brighten, hydrate, shield and strengthen skin.
For a Dose of Vitamins: OSEA Sea Vitamin Boost ($32)
In addition to pomegranate and red wine extracts, this unique spray also contains USDA certified organic Gigartina Algae, which is hand-harvested off the shores of Patagonia and sun-dried at the OSEA seaweed farm in Argentina. Gigartina algae is rich in sea minerals that balance oil production, stimulate cell regeneration, boost the immune system and protect the skin. The pomegranate and red wine extracts also increase collagen, improve tone and contain anti-viral and anti-fungal properties.
For an Aroma Therapeutic Experience: Meow Meow Tweet Face and Body Tonic ($22)
This spray contains wild-harvested witch hazel, organic rose and lavender water in order to balance, tone and hydrate. The aromatic ingredients combine with essential oils to create pleasing fragrences that also repair and protect skin. In addition, this spray will give off a light scent and is perfect for infusing your personal space with a relaxing aroma.
For Purifying Pores: Odacité Mint and Green Tea Pore Purifying Toner ($37)
For oily and acne-prone skin, go for the Odacité Mint & Green Tea Pore Purifying Toner. Naturally rich in salicylic acid, willow bark extract helps to rapidly clear pimples and deeply purify pores. Peppermint is a powerful ally that helps to remove excess oil and reduce dullness. Aloe Vera prevents skin from overdrying while green tea extract acts as an antioxidant to neutralize free-radical damage. Skin becomes clear, smooth and luminous while the refreshing scent invigorates your senses.
For Oily Skin Types: Osmotics Balancing Tonic Facial Mist ($35)
For those with oily skin, it is important to balance and control oil levels, and Osmotics Balancing Tonic Facial Mist does just that. Utilizing ingredients such as essential oils and purifying botanicals, the spray works to normalize skin and calm irritation caused by breakouts. Aloe Vera and natural humectants also help hydrate and promote optimal moisture to further assist in balancing natural skin oils.
For an Anti-Aging Boost: OLEHENRIKSEN African Red Tea Face Mist ($14)
Using African red tea as its main ingredient, this facial mist is ideal for an anti-aging boost. African red tea is known for its ability to strengthen the skin’s outer layer and slow the aging process. Mandarin, orange and tangerine extracts also purify skin with natural astringents and antiseptics. Pomegranate is added to help eliminate free radicals and polyphenols, making this mist the ultimate anti-aging cocktail.
This all-natural, alcohol-free spray contains aloe, oat and soy proteins that soften the face and even out skin texture. A dash of witch hazel helps tighten pores and reduce redness while anti-aging botanicals such as acai and goji berries revitalize the skin.