11 Face Mists To Use During The Heatwave

11 Face Mists To Use During The Heatwave

Offices are hot and sticky, commutes are unbearably sweaty and sales of fans are through the roof. It can only mean one thingthe great British summer has arrived! If like me, you're struggling your way through the latest heatwave and your “dewy summer glow is more “red hot tomato you're going to want to read on

We've listed our favourite light and refreshing mists so you can find the perfect spritz for your skin type. Whether you're looking for a hydrator, pollution buster or glow-giving mist, we've got you covered!

The Protector

First things first, we cannot underestimate the importance of sun protection. Not just during the heatwave, but all year round rain or shine. Every day - we mean it!The key to keeping your skin safe during peak heatwave temperatures is the re-application of sunscreen, but that can be difficult if you are wearing makeup. With this innovative new product from Mesoestetic, you no longer need to worry about disrupting your perfect foundation!The innovative, light and refreshing mist formula in the Mesoestetic Mesoprotech Antiaging Facial Sun Mist SPF 50+, allows you to top up your sun protection regularly throughout the day. The gentle mist action doesn't leave an oily residue and is perfect for use on top of makeup. And if you don't wear makeup, the Facial Sun Mist is a simple, non-greasy and lightweight way to top up your sun protection on the go.Like all Mesoprotech products, the Facial Sun Mist protects skin against UVA, UVB, infrared radiation (IR) and visible light (HEV). It is also formulated with Mesoestetic's Collagen pro-47 formula, which protects and increases the presence of high quality collagen in the skin for smoother and firmer skin.

The Hydrators

The higher temperatures and subsequent sweating has probably left your skin feeling a little depleted. If this sounds familiar, it's time to boost your hydration and make sure you are topping it up throughout the day.Pestle and Mortar Balance Spritz is a relaxing and refreshing mist that is formulated with deep sea Irish magnesium, amino acids and herbal extracts. This calming blend of ingredients works to refresh, calm and clarify the skin.The hardworking and refreshing ingredients deliver an instant pick-me-up, boost hydration, improve skin health, balance sebum production and reduce skin pollution.Omorovicza Magic Moisture Mist is a unique two-phase liquid moisture mist that provides instant hydration for all skin types. The mist combines both oil and water to create a weightless, long-lasting hydration. Skin's barrier is enriched with pollution defying technology and antioxidant plant stem cells and skin is nourished thanks to regenerative essential oils.The Magic Moisture Mist contains Macadamia nut oil, a lightweight emollient, which helps to condition, nourish and soothe skin with essential fatty acids, creating a more youthful and radiant appearance to the skin. Avocado Oil is a naturally occurring moisturiser, helping to smooth and soften the skin.

The Anti-Ager

iS Clinical Copper Firming Mist contains a blend of skin loving, hydrating and soothing ingredients, each spritz transforms dry, dehydrated and ageing skin.Hero ingredient, Copper PCA, works to stimulate collagen synthesis, toning and firming the skin for a smoother and more youthful appearance. The antibacterial, anti-microbial and sebum balancing properties help to calm irritation, reduce breakouts and improve the overall clarity of the complexion.

The Multi-Tasker

DMK Herb and Mineral Mist is a unique vitamin and mineral formulation that assists with tissue hydration and aids the deep penetration of serums or moisturisers applied after. The polarised spritz helps with fast penetration and is considered a “vehicle that transports nutrients to the cells.This mist increases dermal hydration and supports skin's lipid barrier. It can also be sprayed over makeup to brighten and awaken tired skin, resulting in a fresher and hydrated complexion.

The Mattifiers

If you suffer with oily skin, you probably already dread the shiny T-zone that appears around 2pm, but soaring temperatures are not making it any easier! With these mattifying mists, you can keep cool AND combat the afternoon oil slick.La Roche-Posay Serozinc Spray is a soothing, mattifying and refreshing mist that's formulated with Zinc Sulphate to reduce excess oil and mattify skin for a shine-free finish. La Roche-Posay's Thermal Spring Water formula leaves skin soothed, purified and refreshed.The Serozinc Spray can be used after cleansing as a toner or used throughout the day to keep skin fresh and mattified. The combination of Thermal Spring Water and Zinc Sulphate aloso target blemishes, marks and excess oil to ensure skin feels fresh and comfortable all day.It also comes in a handy 50ml miniature, perfect for keeping in your handbag or at your desk.BIOEFFECT OSA Water Mist is perfect for all skin types thanks to it's ability to firm, mattify and hydrate skin. This specially developed facial mist contains OSA, which is known to stimulate collagen production in the skin, therefore strengthening, softening and firming skin.The mattifying effect prevents excess shine whilst also restoring freshness and radiance to the entire face. The lightweight spray applies to the face in a gentle mist that doesn't disrupt makeup.

The Pollution Busters

Environmental pollutants are known to cause free radical damage, which can accelerate skin ageing. Keep your skin protected from these external aggressors with a pollution-busting mist that you can take with you everywhere!OSKIA CityLife Facial Mist protects environmentally stressed skins with a powerful antioxidant formula. The ultra lightweight mist doesn't leave skin with a film, but targets pollutants on the surface of the skin, preventing them from penetrating further into the epidermis.The micro-encapsulated blend of Astaxanthin & Malachite, EUK-134, Co-Enzyme Q10, Vitamin C & B3, O3 Yeast Lysate, Smithsonite & Camellia Japonica work harmoniously together to fight pollutants and the prematurely ageing damage they cause to the skin.It is also formulated with low molecular weight Hyaluronic Acid, which deeply hydrates and plumps skin whilst Niacinamide and Vitamin C brighten and refresh the complexion.

VERSO Anti Pollution Mist protects skin from environmental pollution and prevents against premature ageing. The mist works to prevent oxidative stress caused by free radicals and harmful environmental pollutants, whilst also restoring and balancing skin's pH, for a strengthened and hydrated complexion.The light and airy mist is formulated with powerful antioxidants to help prevent premature ageing. This mist prohibits pollutant metals and gases from penetrating the skin and gives an extra shield to keep dryness, irritation and wrinkles at bay.

The Glow Givers

We all crave that sun kissed summer glow, but is it really worth the sun damage? Faux your glow with these innovative mistsOSKIA Adaptive Tan Mist is a fine refreshing tanning mist with a natural Jasmine and Mint scent. It is formulated with a unique skin conditioning formula and natural ingredients such as MSM, Pea Peptides, Amino Acids, Monks Pepper, White Tea and Vitamins C, E and Pro Vitamin B5.The Adaptive Tan Mist works in three phases. The first provides a healthy glow within 3 to 4 hours. The second boosts melanin within the skin providing a natural protective tan without exposing the skin to sun damage. The third and final phase provides a deep and long-lasting tan.Coola Sunless Tan Dry Oil Mist, this easy to use, streak-free and fast-drying tanning mist creates a sunless bronzed glow to the skin. Plus it's formulated with 70% organic ingredients!The unique dry oil creates a beautiful and glowing tan in a buildable formula, without exposing skin to damaging UV rays. It also contains an exclusive antioxidant-rich blend of Argan oil, Vitamin C, hibiscus and chamomile extract to protect and soothe the skin.

Top tips!

The key is to keep spritzing throughout the day to boost the hydrating and protective actions. If you've chosen a hydrating, mattifying or pollution mist, here's when you should spritz:
  • After cleansing and before applying moisturiser to increase absorption.
  • Throughout your day to deliver skin hydration and refresh makeup throughout the day.
  • During flights or in air-conditioned office environments to prevent skin from drying out.
  • When you are on-the-go to fight the effects of skin pollution.
For a treat to beat the heat, try popping your mist in the fridge for a cooling and refreshing spritz throughout the ever-rising temperatures!Not sure where to start when it comes to skincare? Speak to our skincare experts on 0113 282 7744, shop online or take our online skin test to receive personalised product recommendations direct to your inbox!Written for you by: Alex, Face the FutureImage source: unsplash.com