According to Spate, searches for SPF setting sprays have seen a 33 percent year-over-year growth, and there’s no question as to why. Nothing is worse than when your makeup drips off your face under the hot summer sun. And while there’s not much we can do to avoid sweating, setting sprays come to the rescue when it comes to keeping our glam locked in place. These seven SPF setting sprays below not only promise to lock it all in, but they protect us from the sun, too.
Supergoop! (Re)setting Refreshing Mist SPF 40 ($32)
Featuring a super matte finish, a solid dose of SPF 40 and a blend of rosemary and mint, this ultra-fine mist should be applied evenly across the face 15 minutes before sun exposure and every two hours for ultimate sun-blocking results.
Milani Make it Last Sunscreen Setting Spray SPF 30 ($10)
A primer and setting spray in one, this multitasker not only protects your skin barrier from sun exposure and environmental damage, but it keeps your makeup fresh and flawless for up to 16 hours. Plus, it doesn’t leave behind a sticky residue for a fresh, clean and weightless finish.
Alba Botanica Day-to-Day Defense Setting Mist ($17)
Apply this SPF 30 spray on top of makeup or underneath it to protect from sun damage and premature aging caused by harmful rays. The addition of hydrating hyaluronic acid and antioxidant-rich tea extracts help protect from moisture loss and UV-induced, damaging free radicals.
Coola Makeup Setting Sunscreen Spray SPF 30 ($36)
Whether you have makeup on or not, this organic setting spray is not only the perfect midday SPF pick-me-up, but it’s also great for those who are in and out of the water all summer long. According to the brand, the product lasts for up to 80 minutes in the water, so those rays have zero chance of breaking through.
HABIT N°38 Facial Sunscreen Mist with SPF 38 ($30)
Made specifically for fine lines, fullness and loss of firmness, this spray includes cucumber extract to hydrate and soothe along with PVP for UV protection and to keep makeup set in place.
Joyce Bonelli Cosmetiques Come Through Flawless Makeup Setting Spray With SPF 15 ($25)
A shine-reducing setting spray that instantly provides a matte finish, this super fine mist claims to blur and soften the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, provide lightweight hydration and keep makeup locked in place all day.
Sun Bum Face Mist SPF 45 ($16)
Soothing, cooling and super refreshing, Sun Bum’s SPF-filled spray relieves minor skin irritations and soothes sensitive skin with help from witch hazel.
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