Are You Misting Your Face? Here’s the What, Why and How of It

Gone are the days when face mists were all about providing temporary respite from heat, sweat and that icky, sticky feeling filled with nasty perfumes. Today’s hybrid face mists do much more. Loaded with antioxidants and thoughtfully extracted active ingredients, face mists have gone on to become an integral part of a solid skincare routine.

But, how do you make sure you’re using it right and are getting the most out of it? Let us sort you out.

What do face mists do?
Face mists give a boost of moisture and hydration among dry skin types, whereas it helps maintain oil balance for those with oily skin. Washing your face multiple times in a day can lead to over-drying, which only does more harm than good. Face mists can revive dull and tired skin without drying it up.

Think of face mists as New Age toners. It can help restores your skin’s pH balance, keep it hydrated and even give you that dewy finish!

Distilled Water: Yep, you read that right. Good old distilled water works well for all. Infused with botanical extracts, oils and other natural ingredients that provide multiple benefits, this mist is balanced and effective with a healthy doze of vitamins.

Thermal Water: Straight from the thermal springs of France, thermal water is infused with minerals like calcium and selenium. Thermal water is great for sensitive skin, as it is mild and non-irritant.

Hydrosols: A smarter sounding name for herbal or floral water, hydrosols are made by extracting essence from flowers or herbs via the process of steam-distillation. Pure rose water is a classic example.

How to Use Face Mists?

Anything that goes on your face requires thought and method. 

Apply it after you cleanse your face and before you apply moisturiser. Don’t let the mist dry up fully, as the active ingredients will evaporate into the air along with your skin’s moisture. Leave it on for a minute or so, then gently dab your skin dry until it’s just damp. You can also wipe it off with a cotton pad if yo And quickly follow it up with a moisturiser.

Face mists are great makeup setting sprays, especially if you’re going for that dewy glow. You can  actually gently spritz your face after every step of applying makeup.

It’s a great time for skincare enthusiasts and anyone who wants to take their skin’s health to the next level. Face mists are an easy way to give your skin a boost of nourishment throughout the day. Are you ready to start misting?

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