The 7 Best Facial Mists to Refresh, Balance, and Hydrate Skin—Even if You've Already Got Makeup On

You: slather on moisturizer in the morning, think you're good to go. Future, better, happier you: also spritz face for a non-makeup-ruining refresh throughout the day.

The 7 Best Facial Mists to Refresh, Balance, and Hydrate Skin—Even if You've Already Got Makeup On
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During the summer (and anytime, really), your body isn't the only thing that needs some H2O. Your face needs its fair share of hydration too—and no, sweat doesn't count. Here, the best facial sprays for mid-day moisture, soothing balance, and a total refresh that won't mess with your makeup.

1. Mac Mineralized Charged Water Skin Hydrating Mist

Mac Mineralized Charged Water Skin Hydrating Mist

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This spray combines charged water and pure diamond powder to rehydrate and energize the skin.

$24; maccosmetics.com (opens in new tab)

2. Laura Mercier Flawless Skin Perfecting Water Mist

Laura Mercier Flawless Skin Perfecting Water Mist

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Quench your skin's thirst with this fragrance-free water mist suitable for all skin types.

$38; lauramercier.com (opens in new tab)

3. Mario Badescu Facial Spray

Mario Badescu Facial Spray

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Formulated with fragrant herbal extracts and rosewater, think of this as a pick-me-up for dehydrated, tight, and uncomfortable skin.

$7; ulta.com (opens in new tab)

4. Evian Mineral Spray

Evian Mineral Spray

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Spray on a cool mist that will leave your skin refreshed, especially after an ocean dip or mountain hike.

$12.50; sephora.com (opens in new tab)

5. Clinique Moisture Surge Spray

Clinique Moisture Surge Spray

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Made with aloe, this spray soothes and softens your skin. (And smells A+.)

$23; clinique.com (opens in new tab)

6. Caudalie Grape Water

Caudalie Grape Water

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A 100% organic formula made from Bordeaux grapes, spritz this on your face for hydration and to decrease skin sensitivity.

$22; us.caudalie.com (opens in new tab)

7. Jane Iredale Balance Antioxidant Spray

Jane Iredale Balance Antioxidant Spray

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Oily girls, take note: Made with green tea extract, this spray works to help balance skin's natural oils.

$29; janeiredale.com (opens in new tab).

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