FACE MISTS- HOW TO USE THEM AND WHY YOU NEED ONE

Cindy Crawford

Summer's coming and while everyone is thinking about getting their tan on, we're here thinking about how we can keep our skin hydrated this season so we don't look like shoe leather by the time we're forty! Whether you're looking to calm irritated skin, brighten a dull, dry complexion, or just simply boost your mood, a few spritzes may just be what the doctor ordered. Don't you want to just feel like oh my god, my face is, like, SO dewy today? Well, using a facial mist will definitely contribute to that. They're the type of product that you'd never know you needed but once you try it, can't live without. Side note: legend has it that Cleopatra (the original beauty icon) bathed in milk for radiant skin. And supermodel Cindy Crawford (pictured above) is rumored to follow the same beauty routine, spraying her face with a milk and mineral water mix daily. Sounds like something worth looking into. We've rounded up some of the best tips on how to use a face mist and why you need one. 

  • Face mist refreshes your skin. This goes without saying. Spritzing your face feels cooling, refreshing and just amazing on a hot day. 
    • Try this: Evian Facial Water Spray (Shop Now)
    • Try this: La Roche-Posay Thermal Spring Water (Shop Now
  • Face mist hydrates your skin on the go. On a hot summer day, reach for this rose scented mist. Spritzing it on is a whole sensory experience while cooling and hydrating your skin. It will make your makeup look more even throughout the day.
    • Try this: Herbivore Botanicals Rose Hibiscus Hydrating Face Mist (Shop Now)
    • Try this: First Aid Beauty Vitamin Hydrating Mist (Shop Now)
  • Face mist helps you seal in extra moisture. Try layering your face mist into your beauty routine, before applying your moisturizer, spritz your face mist, let it sit on your skin for a few minutes and then keep going with your normal routine. The end result will be a plumper, dewier looking skin. 
    • Try this: Mario Badescu Facial Spray with Aloe, Herbs and Rosewater (Shop Now)
    • Try this: Caudalie Grape Water Soothing Moisturizer Spray (Shop Now)
  • Face mist primes your skin for makeup. Using your face mist before your foundation will also cause it to act as a primer and create a smoother, more hydrated canvas. 
    • Try this: Smashbox Photo Finish Primer Water (Shop Now)
  • Face mist helps blend your makeup. If the above reason didn't convince you, maybe this one will. Using a face mist under your foundation can help your foundation spread more easily and give a sheerer more natural finish. 
    • Try this: Tarte Rainforest of the Sea Marine Boosting Mist (Shop Now)
  • Face mist helps your makeup look more natural. Getting a mist with some glow to it will make you instantly feel like a bronzed goddess. 
    • Try this: Wander Beauty Glow Getter Mist (Shop Now)
    • Try this: Tatcha Luminous Dewy Skin Mist (Shop Now)
  • Face mist revives your makeup. Every day around 3 P.M. just give yourself a little spritz. This mist is amazing because it can help reduce redness & give you that refreshed feeling you're craving.
    • Try this: Eau Thermale Avene Thermal Water Spray (Shop Now)
    • Try this: Too Cool For School Perfect Day Makeup Fixer Spray (Shop Now

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