In as much as we know that a good hydrating face mist is the ultimate way to ensure that good makeup won’t budge, spraying face mist on your face after makeup allows the layers of foundation, concealer, and translucent powder to seamlessly blend together leaving your face hydrated, less powdery and put in place. They’re a cult find for warm days, meaning when sprayed onto the skin in hot summer weather, they allow your skin to refresh itself while keeping it hydrated. They are also a good way to tackle winter skin woes, and what are winter skin woes? dryness, acne, chapped lips, windburn, winter itch e.t.c.
Spritzing a good hydrating face mist on your skin deposits a fine watery mist onto the complexion allowing your skin to recover from all the harshness the winter weather brings. Face mists are full of skin-loving ingredients that keep your skin happy whether on the go or as a final step in your skincare routine. Now that the party season is here, from Christmas parties to New year’s parties(applying face mist before, during, and after the parties is a way of helping your skin to cope), face mists are a skin survivor from late-night tiredness, dry air from winter weather, dryness of skin from the radiator, jet lag e.t.c.
The formulas in these face mists have come on in leaps and bounds, meaning there are now a variety of skin-loving formulas on the market right now and brands aren’t afraid to talk about the benefits of their face mists, the only thing you need to do is to choose what really suits your skin needs.
The popular question that comes to mind when it comes to using a face mist is; Do they work? and the answer is Yes! as long as you pay attention to the actives in the formula and the percentage of said actives in the mists because the percentage they carry determines their efficacy. The active ingredients to look out for are ingredients like niacinamide that’s known as a vitamin that hydrates, treats hyperpigmentation, promotes skin elasticity, decreases redness and blotchiness, and acts as an antioxidant that fights free radicals. improves skin texture and decreases the size of pores. Other ingredients also include Vitamin C to brighten the skin, Hylauronic acid for a moisture boost, retinol, ceramides, peptides to tackle signs of aging e.t.c.
The benefit of using a face mist is that it can be used on the go, to help your skin cope whether at work, at a party e.t.c. The active ingredients help improve your skin health over time. It’s also good to opt for the type that’s good for all skin types. Face mists are good in calming skin after rigorous exercise, irritations that can occur from covid’s world health pandemic of wearing face masks e.t.c.
When it comes to applying face mists, it’s can be applied before cleansing your face(after makeup and on the go), before applying your serums, after moisturiser and facial oil. They are a good base for hyaluronic acid as there isn’t much moisture in the air and on the skin during winter months, spraying a face mists before applying your hyaluronic acid serum(that’s known to attract and lock in moisture into your skin) will help it to perform better.