Facial mist is kind of like lip balm — it's one of those skincare products that people often debate whether it's actually needed, but once you start using it regularly, you can't live without it (especially when those summer temperatures hit record highs). But, like with any habit, it can get expensive, especially considering the price tags of some of the more luxurious face sprays, which can run pretty steep. If you're fully obsessed with this particular product, though, there are plenty of options out there that are, thankfully, very affordable. In fact, some of the best drugstore face mists actually fall under $10.
Not sure which ones are worthy of your money? As always, the internet is here to share its opinions — and this is a topic reviewers are particularly passionate about. Which is great, because that makes it much easier on you to find the perfect face mist for your skin — and your wallet.
Ahead you'll find 20 of the best drugstore facial sprays out there, as told by their glowing reviews and often perfect ratings. Now all that's left is for you to choose the one that works best for your skin, and you'll be on your way to misting all day long, completely guilt-free.
1. A Facial Mist That's Perfect For Even The Most Sensitive Skin
Garnier's facial mist uses aloe juice to instantly hydrate and refresh skin. It can be used as a primer, to help set makeup, or just to keep your skin looking dewy throughout the day. And with nearly 1,000 ratings and a near perfect five-star review, it's safe to say that it lives up to its claims.
2. This Clean Mist Uses Rosewater & Can Both Cleanse & Moisturize Skin
All skin types can use this mist, which multi-tasks to cleanse, hydrate, and refresh throughout the day. And its near perfect rating (and glowing reviews) proves it lives up to its claims: Users say it's calming, soothing, and perfect for sensitive skin.
3. This Vegan Mist Is Best For Stressed-Out Skin
Reviewers especially love this spray for hydrating dry, dull skin throughout the day. Its fresh coconut scent is just an added bonus.
4. A Mist That Refreshes Pollution-Exposed Skin
Neutrogena's City Shield mist uses hyaluronic acid, a popular hydrating ingredient, to moisturize and refresh skin. Many reviewers said it helped their dry flaky skin, and left their face feeling soft.
5. This Antioxidant-Rich Spray Helps Tone & Soothe
This spray has a 4.6 rating on CVS, with many users saying it helped soothe their sensitive skin.
6. The 5-Star Facial Mist Made With Ultra-Hydrating Ingredients
Though this one's under-the-radar, it's still managed to gain a perfect five-star rating from its first reviewers. It's made with witch hazel, hyaluronic acid, and vitamin E, which users say leaves them with a beautiful glow.
7. This Hydrating Mist Comes With Brightening Powers
With brightening and moisturizing ingredients like vitamin C, vitamin B3, and bergamot, this mist is designed to leave you with a dewy glow every time. Users have given it a 4.5 rating, with many saying that it lives up to its promises: It leaves skin radiant and fresh.
8. A Gentle Mist That Softens While It Soothes
Avene is known for making gentle skin care that really works, and according to reviewers, this spray is no exception. Many users say they love it for a refreshing pick-me-up during the day, while others say it helps soften and soothe their skin.
9. A Hydrating Mist That Also Helps Brighten Dull, Tired Skin
This mist can be used at any point in your skincare routine to help hydrate and brighten skin thanks to the vitamin C included in its formula. And users love it: It has a perfect five-star review and 31 ratings, with reviewers praising it for both its makeup-priming abilities and how good it makes their skin feel throughout the day.
10. The Hydrating Mist That Keeps Your Makeup In Place
For a spray that locks in your makeup and simultaneously hydrates your skin, look to this $8 multi-tasker, which has just under four stars and 39 reviews.
11. This Facial Mist Gives Your Skin An Ultra-Hydrating Boost
This facial mist has gained a nearly perfect rating thanks to its ultra-hydrating properties — users say they carry it everywhere so they're able to easily moisturize on the go.
12. The Hydrating Mist That Reviewers Can't Live Without
Many of Pixi's products have a cult-following, so it's no surprise that this one has garnered some serious fans, too. It's designed to both hydrate and strengthen skin while also reducing inflammation through ingredients like hyaluronic acid, black oat extract, and B vitamin complex. Reviewers frequently describe it as a must-have in their skincare routine, and it's gained a near-perfect rating out of 167 reviews.
13. The Classic Mist Users Love As A Refresher
This mist is one of the most classic — and there's clearly a reason why. More than 400 reviewers rated it five stars on Amazon, with users frequently citing its refreshing qualities and its ability to keep skin feeling dewy and moisturized in dry climates.
14. This Natural Version Is Like An Instant Pick-Me-Up For Dry Skin
Users praise this hyaluronic acid-filled spray for its ability to keep skin moisturized in dry conditions. And at 4.4 stars on Walgreen, you can trust that it's worth adding to your routine.
15. This Facial Mist Is Perfect For Those Hot Summer Days
Whether you just finished a workout or are in need of a quick refresh after a long day, this spray could be the solution. At Target, it's garnered a near-perfect rating with more than 30 reviews, with many users saying it smells good and leaves them feeling totally refreshed.
16. The Relaxing Spray That Also Helps You Glow
Leave it to this cult-favorite drugstore brand to create a double-duty facial mist that customers love. This one's created with a calming lavender scent that'll instantly leave you feeling soothed, while also giving your skin a dewy glow. It has a 4.4 rating at Walmart with 117 reviews, with users raving about its relaxing smell.
17. The Gentle Toner In Facial Mist Form
You've probably heard of Thayers' witch hazel products by now, but if you weren't also aware that the brand had a facial mist, it's time to get on board. This one has gained a 5.0 rating on Target, and users rave over its toning abilities.
18. A Simple, But Still Effective Facial Mist
Though yes, it does have an incredibly simple formula, users say this one is still effective (just look at its perfect five-star rating). It can also be used in many different ways: One reviewer said it was great at a toner, another used it as a treatment for their scalp, and one said it simply kept them hydrated throughout the day.
19. The Face Mist That Always Leaves You Feeling Super Fresh
This product lives up to its name: It's a mist that truly moisturizes. Users love it for its smell and the fact that it can be used over or under makeup (though some do mention that the mist is too fine — so you may have to spray it a little bit more to get the full effect).
20. The Mist That Smells Super Clean
While reviewers rave about this mist's hydrating properties, they especially love its scent, saying it smells clean but isn't overpowering.