Six Best Face Mists
As a rule, I’m not a classic toner fan, but a cool face mist spray? Sign me up! The very idea of a toner bores me because I really can’t bear being told to stick to a routine (cleanse, tone, moisturise? = #NoJo), so if there’s something I can chop out of a morning/evening session in favour of a more active product (such as a retinol or vitC) … I’m going to do it.
The ONLY time I DO choose a toner is…
if I’m using a cream cleanser, as it does help make sure you remove any residue from your skin after cleansing. Also, it’s great after wearing a clay-based or creamy face mask. BUT, if you prefer a wash off cleanser, exfoliator or dare I even say – face wipes (not my thing please understand – but if it’s that or nothing, as barbaric as they are to skin), you just don’t ‘need’ this layer.
Beauty In The Heat
However ‘need’ and ‘want’ are two very different things in beauty! And boy it’s hot and stuffy right now… maybe there are a few hot flushes going on too? So right now, a cooling mist to cool down your face, the nape of your neck, ankles and wrists: these lightweight extras just might be your best beauty friend for summer.
1 SUPER MOIST Clinique Moisture Surge Face Spray Thirsty Skin Relief with soothing, smoothing aloe, is a summer beachbag essential. Apply in a light mist across the face 10-12″ from your face, under or over makeup, all day long.
2 MAKEUP FIXER Pixi by Petra Vitamin Wakeup Mist with oil-balancing grapefruit peel oil and orange blossom, this instant citrusy pick-me-up works wonders under or over makeup.