Our pick of the cooling mist crop: Top 10 best facial mists.
Cue the cooling summertime facial mists! With summer temps on the rise, keep your cool with a refreshing spritz. Tuck one in your purse, keep one at your desk and stash one by your bedside. Use a facial mist to tone skin, set your makeup or lift your spirits when you feel stressed, dry or cranky. Tip: Store a mist in the refrigerator for those times when you need a serious cool down. Here are 10 for every skin type.
Aubrey Sparkling Complexion Mist ($7.98 at aubrey-organics.com). This cooling complexion spray reinvigorates skin and can be used in a variety of ways. Use it in place of a moisturizer if your skin oily, under a moisturizer for better absorption, as a mid-day pick-me-up or over makeup to set it. Available in Glacier Water or Mineral Water, the mists soften and smooth skin while providing hydration for up to eight hours.
Boscia Clear Complexion Tonic ($24, boscia.com). A soothing tonic that gently clarifies, purifies and refines pores to maintain a clear complexion without irritation. Contains lavender water to purify, the amino acid serine to balance, jojoba leaf to prevent free radical damage and willow herb to calm inflammation.
Jurlique Calendula Redness Rescue Calming Mist ($38 jurlique.com). This high-performance mist features a proprietary Comfort Complex including calendula, to help comfort skin and restore skin’s natural defenses. It also helps to restore moisture and skin clarity, while the aroma of fresh cucumber and chamomile uplifts the senses. Skin feels hydrated, refreshed and comforted.
Kerstin Florian Caviar Rose Damascena Mist ($45 at kerstinflorianusa.com). The caviar-laced sensory experience is captured in this naturally fragrant, refreshing floral water, which provides immediate and lasting hydrating, soothing and toning benefits. Revitalizes and refreshes the skin while providing essential hydration before moisturization phase and throughout the day. Free of parabens and oils.
La Roche-Posay Thermal Spring Water ($12.99 laroche-posay.us). An essential, soothing skincare treatment for sensitive skin. Perfect for use during work, travel and play. Can be used to soothe skin following in-office procedures like chemical peels, laser resurfacing and microdermabrasion. This rich in Selenium, a powerful natural antioxidant disperses a gentle, fine mist of micro-droplets and can be the last step in cleansing, first step in caring, to tone and refresh skin.
Lather Cucumber & Ginseng Facial Mist ($16 at lather.com). This gentle, alcohol-free and paraben-free facial mist has cucumber, ginseng and algae extracts. While cucumber and algae extracts help refresh and tone the skin, ginseng helps to strengthen and revitalize for a fresh look. It can be used after cleansing, after shaving and throughout the day to soothe, refresh and tone the skin.
Lush Eau Roma Water (9.95 at lushusa.com). Rose and lavender essential oils are paired up in this soothing spray to treat dryness, redness or irritation. Rose is particularly nourishing and cooling, while lavender helps your skin produce the right amount sebum (oil) to keep it supple. For oily skin, try their Tea Tree Water spray.
Red Flower Vita Flower Ionizing Mist ($38 at redflower.com). Balanced stressed skin with penetrating power of pure plant hydrosols and whole essential oils. This nutrient rich water is mildly astringent, anti-inflammatory and rich in antioxidants and vitamin C. A calming hydrosol blend of rose damascena and revitalizing lavender, refreshes and protects the skin to encourage cellular renewal.
Sulwhasoo Hydro-Aid Lifting Mist ($45 at bergdorfgoodman.com). A Korean herbal seaweed mist that instantly supplies moisture on contact and brings comfort and relaxation to the skin with the aromatherapy of natural herbs. This ultra-fine mist helps to fight signs of stress, while maintaining firmness and suppleness.
Wilma Schumann Hydrating Facial Mist ($24 wilmaschumann.com). Rescue dehydrated, overheated, or tired skin with a quick pick-me-up. This cool and refreshing spray’s revitalizing and anti-aging ingredients leave your skin glowing. Perfect for on-the-go rehydrating of mineral makeup. For all skin types. Subtle, natural fragrance.