The best face mists for every skin type

Face mists are the unsung heroes of skincare. Photo: Getty Images

They say luxury comes with a price, but when we’re talking beauty, the results are worth the investment.

Enter face mists; the luxurious trend making its mark in the beauty world and the unsung hero of skincare.

Coming a long way from just simply being used to set your makeup, face mists are now an effective way to instantly hydrate and refine the look of lacklustre skin.

From moisturising to toning, purifying pores, colour-correcting and soothing irritated skin, these bottled potions are the perfect addition to any skincare routine.

Caudalie Beauty Elixir

Caudalie Beauty Elixir

Loved by celebrity makeup artists everywhere, this face mist is praised for its dual purpose formula and camera-ready complexion results. Made with a complex blend of essential oils, it’s great for tightening pores, hydrating skin and setting and revitalising makeup.
Best for: All skin types

Shop it: Sephora, $85

Tatcha Luminous Dewy Skin Mist

Tatcha Luminous Dewy Skin Mist

This cult-favourite is best known for instantly hydrating and prepping the skin to achieve a youthful and dewy complexion. Like all Tatcha products, this mist is formulated with Japanese botanicals and anti-ageing powerhouse ingredients.

Best for: Normal to dry skin
Shop it: Mecca, $73

Avène Thermal Spring Water

AVÈNE Thermal Spring Water

Collected and bottled from the Avène Thermal Springs of the South of France, this cult-favourite water is best known for its soothing and skin-repairing properties. Great for after-sun skincare, relieving itch and for an effective hydrating boost, this skincare must-have tackles all types of skin concerns.
Best for: All skin types.

Shop it: Priceline, $25.99

Mario Badescu Facial Spray With Aloe Herbs And Rosewater

Mario Badescu Facial Spray With Aloe Herbs And Rosewater

If you have dehydrated or dry skin this winter, look no further than Mario Badescu’s Facial Spray With Aloe Herbs And Rosewater. It promises to give skin a boost of hydration by using it during the day and at night. Or else use it under makeup or on dry hair throughout the day.

Best for: All skin types.

Shop it: Mecca, $10

La Roche-Posay Serozinc

LA ROCHE POSAY Serozinc Purifying Mist

Ditch the oil-blotting papers at home and get familiar with this game-changing mist. La Roche-Posay’s Serozinc instantly reduces the appearance of pores and mattifies the skin as it purifies. In case you’re like me and hate reapplying makeup, I promise you’ll love this one. I keep a bottle in my gym bag at all times.
Great for
Oily and acne-prone skin

Shop it: Chemist Warehouse, $18.69

Grown Alchemist Hyra Mist+

Grown Alchemist Hyra Mist+

If you’re a frequent flyer, you should add Grown Alchemist Hyra Mist+ to plane skincare essentials list. Filled full of antioxidants and natural hyaluronic acid, it works by deeply penetrating down to the bottom laters of the skin. It’s perfect for long haul flights as a hydrating boost or if you work in an air-conditioned office.

Great for dry skin.

Shop it: Mecca, $40

With extra reporting by Alyssa Tria

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