Face mists…they’re just fancy water, right? Well, they are water-based but they offer so much more. Along with refreshing your skin, face mists deliver a hit of hydration to your skin whenever it needs it, as well as reawaken the senses. We sat down with our experts to find out what the fuss is all about.
What is a face mist?
Unlike mineral or thermal water, face mists contain skin-loving ingredients and botanicals. Think of it as your toner step, closing the pores, refreshing skin and priming your face for the next step in your skin care ritual. With a few spritzes of a face mist, surface skin is softened, delivering nutrients and moisture to the top layers of the skin. Jurlique Beauty Expert Rebecca Nicholls (she’s our fountain of all knowledge) puts it best when she says: “Imagine your skin is like a dry sponge. To allow a sponge to soak up moisture, it has to be damp. Your skin works in a similar way.”
The benefits of face mists
Not only are face mists refreshing, they hydrate the skin and leave it dewier. They cool skin on contact (perfect for warmer temperatures or after a workout at the gym) and minimise the drying effects of air conditioning and heating (they’re skin care saviours during a flight). Like most skin care products, face mists are formulated for specific purposes, helping to soothe skin, set makeup, tighten pores, nourish skin and give you a healthy-looking glow.
How and when to use a face mist
A face mist is the second step in your skin care ritual. After cleansing, close your eyes and spritz your mist around your face. Gently press into your skin to help the ingredients absorb and follow up with your Activating Water Essence, serum, eye cream and moisturiser. Face mists can also be used throughout the day (they work over makeup and won’t cause it to smudge) or when you need a little refresh.
The best face mist for your skin
Jurlique Mists contain high-performing botanicals from our farm in the South Australian Hills, which all target skin care concerns. Not sure what your skin type is? Read our guide to understanding your skin type.
Dry or dehydrated skin
Recommended product: Jurlique Rosewater Balancing Mist. Our most iconic product, this is the best mist for dry skin, with extracts from the new, specially-grown Jurlique Rose that’s scientifically proven to improve skin hydration.
Dull, tired-looking skin
Recommended product: Jurlique Herbal Recovery Signature Mist. Extracts of Rosa gallica, Lavender and Citrus Unshiu Peel give this a refreshing scent, with plant-based antioxidants that help protect skin from environmental aggressors and help re-energise dull skin.
Sensitive skinRecommended product: Jurlique Calendula Redness Rescue Calming Mist. Calendula is known for its soothing properties and ability to rebalance skin sensitivity and is complemented by Aloe Vera Extract and Echinacea Extract to help calm and hydrate.
Ageing skinRecommended product: Jurlique Purely Age-Defying Mist. Containing extracts from Beech Tree Bud, Blue Algae and Rock Samphire, this mist is full of natural ingredients that will help the skin look firmer and smoother by visibly reducing the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles.
Pigmented or uneven skinRecommended product: Jurlique Purely White Skin Brightening Mist. Kakadu Plum Extract in this mist helps reduce the appearance of skin discolouration and uneven skin tone, while African Birch Bark Extract helps improve skin clarity.
Re-energise your skin and senses with a face mist that suits your skin type. Shop our range here.