If You're Too Lazy for Serums, These Are the Face Mists for You

It's all in the spritz.

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Let us preface this by saying you can't exactly replace serums—there's just no better way to deliver high-performance ingredients directly to the skin. But if you're of the I'm-too-lazy or they're-too-oily camp when it comes to using them daily, these spray-on formulas are the next best thing.

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1 Dr. Dennis Gross Skincare C + Collagen Perfect Skin Set & Refresh Mist

This multitasking, anti-aging elixir boasts a special micellar technology chock full of Vitamin C, antioxidants, and collagen amino acids that hydrate, revitalize, and protect the skin from free radicals. The best part? It's formulated so that it can penetrate the skin while you're wearing makeup *without* ruining your face beat.


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

2 Skin Inc. Pure Serum-Mist

If your skin is in distress or sensitive by nature, this is the sprayable serum for you. Infused with ultra-lightweight hyaluronic acid and mineral-rich, anti-inflammatory Japanese hot spring Onsen water, it moisturizes and restores the skin's natural lipid barrier for the most easily obtained glow of your life. 


Skin Inc. Pure Serum-Mist, $55; sephora.com.

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3 SK-II Pitera Mid-Day Essence

Perpetually on the go? Same, which is why we never leave the house without this midday skin saver. An essence mist infused with a special Pitera MoistureLock Complex that seals moisture into your visage, it also combats oxidative skin damage to keep the health of your complexion in check. This, whether you're spritzing it before or after makeup, which is đź”‘.


SK-II Pitera Mid-Day Essence, $80; sephora.com.

4 Tata Harper Hydrating Floral Essence

It may not be serum-level in terms of the concentration, but this lightweight mist delivers glow-inducing moisture and a plumped-up complexion you can see thanks to its biocompatible hyaluronic acid and natural humectants, which draw moisture from the environment for extra hydration.


Tata Harper Hydrating Floral Essence, $89; sephora.com.

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5 La Mer 'The Mist'

La Mer's world famous Miracle Broth in mist form, need we say more? But real talk, with its magical marine botanical extracts and live internal magnet that keeps the ingredients charged, it soothes and revitalizes with every mist to refresh and rebalance the skin while it moisturizes. 


La Mer 'The Mist', $75; nordstrom.com.

6 Dior One Essential Mist-Lotion

Get you a mist-lotion that can do it all. This hybrid, air-whipped formula is infused with Hibiscus extract and targets 100 percent of particles on the skin's surface to cleanse, rebalance, and detoxify your complexion, fighting dullness and treating discoloration in one fell swoop.


 Dior One Essential Mist-Lotion, $62; sephora.com.

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