Dr. Jart+ Cicapair Facial Calming Mist, $29 for 150ml
The Cicapair line from Dr. Jart+ is enriched with tiger grass – also known as Centella Asiatica–an ingredient that has garnered plenty of buzz in recent years, thanks to its powerful skin repairing and soothing properties. Use this mist if you have sensitive and irritated skin that is prone to redness.
Innisfree Green Tea Mineral Mist, $8 for 50ml
Did you know that Innisfree cultivates its very own strain of green tea, called “Beauty Green Tea”, on its Jeju plantations? This Jeju green tea spray is rich in amino acids, minerals and antioxidants to intensely hydrate the skin and strengthen the moisture barrier. It’s also great for soothing skin that has been overly exposed to sunlight, so keep one on your desk for post-lunch spritzing.
Pixi Rose Glow Mist, $22 for 80ml
If you love a glowy complexion, you should definitely check out the Rose Glow Mist from Pixi. Enriched with seven types of floral oils, this facial mist will impart a glow to your skin post-spritz. Just be careful if you aren’t wearing smudge-proof mascara, as there’s a small chance the oil may cause it to smear.
Mario Badescu Facial Spray with Aloe, Herbs and Rosewater, $15 for 118ml
It would be a travesty if we didn’t mention Mario Badescu in a list of facial sprays. After all, it’s a cult favourite for good reason: it’s gentle on the skin, smells amazing and is very affordable. What’s not to love?
Mamonde Floral Hydro Narcissus Mist, $20 for 120ml
The revamped Mamonde Floral Hydro Narcissus Mist (what a mouthful!) contains something the brand calls “Watercycle Technology” that helps skin quickly absorb the mist–handy if you don’t want to spend ages patting the mist in or tissue-ing it off. It’s also free from mineral oil, dyes, triethanolamine and animal raw materials.
Fresh Rose Floral Toner, $24 for 60ml
Indulge yourself at work, even as you struggle with endless Excel spreadsheets and deadlines, with this aromatic Rose Floral Toner from Fresh. It contains rosewater, commonly used in toners thanks to its hydrating and calming properties. There’s no alcohol, so you don’t have to worry about it drying out your skin .
Caudalie Grape Water, $11 for 75ml, $24 for 200ml
No facial mist list is complete without at least one mention of Caudalie’s famed Grape Water mist. As its name suggests, this mist uses water extracted from grapes. It’s 100 per cent organic, soothes redness and rosacea, and can be used before and after makeup. No wonder it’s a cult favourite.
Avene Thermal Spring Water, $19.90 for 2x150ml
Avene is famed for its skin-soothing products enriched with thermal spring water. The Thermal Spring Water mist calms redness and soothes itching sensations. It’s rich in silicate and trace elements, and has a low salt mineral content so your skin won’t feel dry after using the mist.
Herbivore Botanicals Rose Hibiscus Hydrating Face Mist, $25 for 60ml
What do you get when you combine rose extract, coconut water, witch hazel, aloe water, hibiscus extract and radish root ferment? That’s right–you get a multi-tasking facial mist that hydrates, softens and evens out skin tone. It also soothes inflammation and redness.