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Hydrating Facial Mists You'll Actually Want to Use

Caudalie Beauty Elixir

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Part serum, part toner, this cult-favorite elixir from Caudalie uses rosemary essential oil, lemon balm, peppermint, orange blossom, rose, and grape pulp to create an addictive scent that happens to also be great for your skin. Use it in the morning to tighten the appearance of pores and prep the skin for your moisturizer, or anytime throughout the day to refresh makeup and get that *glowing* complexion. ($49;

buy it, $49

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Origins GinZing Lotion Mist

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When you hit the midday slump, so does your skin. This lotion mist gives sad-looking skin a jolt of energy with ginseng and caffeine (straight from coffee beans) while the witch hazel helps to keep redness and acne at bay with its anti-inflammatory and antimicrobial properties. The finishing touch? Pomegranate, which helps protect the skin's natural barrier. 

Related: The Healthy Skin Benefits of Using Face Mists

buy it, $23

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Glossier Rosewater Spray

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Glossier reformulated their rosewater spray and it's even better than the original: The combination of aloe and rosewater in this soothing face mist will calm skin, while the glycerin helps skin attract and trap moisture for hydration that will last you well into the afternoon. Use it in the morning post-workout, while traveling, or anytime you want a quick refresh.

Related: Your Guide to Flawless Post-Workout Skin

buy it, $15

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Olay Mist Ultimate Hydration Essence

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Olay's 'calming' version of their ultimate hydration mist soothes dry skin with aloe, chamomile, and vitamin B3. Best of all, the mist is super fine—so it won't leave you skin drenched with heavy droplets.

buy it, $13

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Tata Harper Hydrating Floral Essence

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This hydrating mist contains a laundry list of good-for-skin ingredients. To name a few: hyaluronic acid to help skin retain moisture; willow bark to shed dead skin cells; vitamin C and antioxidant-containing grapefruit for anti-aging perks; and pink clay to detoxify and minimize pores. Spray on top of makeup for instant hydration and skin improvement. 

buy it, $68

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Herbivore Botanicals Rose Hibiscus Hydrating Face Mist

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Coconut water, hibiscus flower, and rose water come together in the perfect trifecta in this refreshing and hydrating facial mist from natural, vegan, and cruelty-free skin care brand Herbivore Botanicals.

Related: What Does Vegan Skin Care *Really* Mean?

buy it, $32

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Mario Badescu Facial Spray with Aloe, Cucumber and Green Tea

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If skin is feeling dull and tired look no further than Mario Basecu's infamous facial mists. Aloe vera and cucumber soothe and hydrate skin and green tea provides antioxiant protection to neutralize skin-damaging free radicals.

buy it, $12

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Dermalogica Antioxidant HydraMist

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Not only does this peptide toner hydrate super dry skin to reduce the appearance of fine lines, it also creates an "antioxidant shield" to prevent new fine lines from forming.

Related: The Best Skin-Care Routine for Dry Skin

buy it, $45

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Lilah B. Aglow Face Mist

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Enriched with botanical plant extracts and minerals, this hydrating spray also helps give your makeup major staying power. Plus, the lavender essential oil will make you feel like you just left the spa—even in the middle of the workday. 

buy it, $48

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Thayers Witch Hazel Alcohol Free Toner Facial Mist

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Thayers' rose petal version of their classic witch hazel toner is so popular it was the number one best-selling product on Amazon last month. For the same benefits on-the-go, try the mini facial mist version which will absorb oil (read: it's perfect post-workout or when your skin gets greasy mid-day) while also hydrating and soothing redness thanks to the addition of rosewater.

buy it, $11

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