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There's nothing quite like the feeling of the ocean's mist hitting your face as you lounge on the beach — or is there? Though they may not come complete with a seaside view, facial mists do a remarkable job of refreshing both our visages and our attitudes whenever we're in need of a little pick-me-up. (In fact, the R29 beauty team has a communal mist on rotation at all times — you'd be surprised at all that can be accomplished after a department-wide spritz or two.)
But, besides being super-refreshing in the sticky summer heat, mists are also a genius way to keep your skin hydrated all day long — yes, even over your makeup. Spritz a lightweight lotion on top of your made-up face and it will add much-needed moisture without making your mascara melt off your eyes. Pure magic.
So, in celebration of the revitalizing, uplifting powers of facial mists, we've rounded up our favorites just in time for summer. Because, on those sweltering days that surely await us, you're going to wish you had one of the instant refreshers we gathered ahead on hand.