By Lindsay Cohn

Published on June 11, 2017

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When it comes to keeping your skin looking and feeling its best all season long, mists are a must! Beyond prepping, hydrating, and refreshing (as if that weren’t enough), these products treat a multitude of complexion-related concerns—from soothing inflammation to boosting radiance. Simply put: They’re practically magic. Ready to put your best face forward this summer? Keep scrolling to find the formula that’s perfectly suited for your specific skin type. 

Best for Sensitive Skin

Crafted with a botanical blend of soothing rose, hydrating coconut water, anti-inflammatory witch hazel, and cooling aloe—sans fillers or synthetics—this hydrosol erases redness and calms irritation.

Herbivore Rose Hibiscus Hydrating Face Mist, $32

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Best for Oily Skin

Your new weapon against mid-day shine? This toning tonic—created with charcoal, kaolin clay, and rosemary oil—balances sebum, calms, and clarifies.

Beautycounter No. 3 Balancing Facial Mist, $35

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Best for Aging Skin

A quick hit of this mega-moisturizing mist—made with humectants, squalane, and silk extract—leaves skin looking gorgeously glowy. And this limited edition bottle is guaranteed to look great on your vanity.

Tatcha One in a Million Limited Edition Luminous Dewy Skin Mist, $50

 
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Best for Pollution Protection

Ideal for city-dwellers, this skin-protecting spray—powered by probiotic technology, stress-relieving adaptogens (ashwagandha and reishi mushroom), and detoxifying algae—restores good bacteria, fights free radicals, and guards against environmental damage.

Tula Urban Defense Hydrating Mist, $28

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Best for Tired Complexions

Packed with vitamin C and antioxidants, this invigorating atomizer revives tired skin. And since it works under or over makeup, you can wake up your complexion morning, noon, or night.

Dr. Dennis Gross Skincare C + Collagen Perfect Skin Set & Refresh Mist, $30

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Best for Parched Complexions

In true Tata Harper fashion, this floral essence is formulated with potent, plant-based ingredients. Hyaluronic acid, gotu kola, and lavender water take skin from parched to plump and supple.

Tata Harper Hydrating Floral Essence, $68

 
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Best for Setting Makeup

A single spritz of this micro-mist keeps makeup looking fresh all day—regardless of heat and humidity—thanks to freeze-frame technology and coconut (alkanes, milk, water, and polysaccharides). And the tropical scent just screams summer.

Marc Jacobs Beauty Re(cover) Perfecting Coconut Setting Mist, $39

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