10 Face Mists That Will Transport You to The Beach

As sun and sand season kicks off, 10 W editors share their essentials to sooth and hydrate.

Face Mists

“Summer Camp,” photographed by Bruce Weber, styled by Alex White; W magazine July 2008.


“It’s as if the mist from the sea in Sicily touched my face. The neroli means that I’m not too far off.” – Sarah Zendejas, Associate Fashion and Market Editor. Kerstin Florian Rehydrating Neroli Water, $35,


“I keep this at arm’s length in my office, and reach for it repeatedly on oppressively hot days. It soothes and hydrates with chamomile and cucumber and smells as lovely as it sounds.” – Jane Larkworthy, Executive Beauty Director. Ole Henriksen Nurture Me Facial Water, $22,


“Rosewater, always!” –Samantha Andriano, Social Media Manager Heritage Rosewater, $5,


“This organic face mist tones while replenishing moisture throughout the day. Its natural ingredients calm any irritation and reduce redness.” – Gillian Sagansky, Contributing Writer. Kahina Toning Mist, $46,


“It’s equally perfect for the airplane or a pick-me-up after a long day at the office.” – Kristin Tice Studeman, Contributing Editor Jurlique Rosewater Balancing Mist Intense, $65,


“My desk and home go-to has always been Mario Badescu’s face spray when I am feeling a little dehydrated.” – Grace Fuller, Jewelry Editor. Mario Badescu Facial Spray with Aloe, Herbs and Rosewater, $12,


“The product is not only lightweight and refreshing, but has a summer smell. I use it after cleansing, before moisturizing, for added moisture. Being pale, the spray also helps soothes sunburn I am sure to get this summer.” – Courtney Costello, Fashion Assistant. Glossier Soothing Face Mist, $18,


“For when I am trying to get that J. Lo dewy glow.” – Sarah Leon, Digital Editorial Director. Tatcha Luminous Dewy Skin Mist, $48,


“It all evens out with a generous spritz of this hydrating spray. I use it after I apply my tinted moisturizer. It leaves my skin nice and dewy, and not greasy! Bonus: fragrant but calm enough for sensitive skin.” – Sharlyn Pierre, Researcher. Jurlique Rosewater Balancing Mist, $35,


“I use this to set my makeup and tame fizz. It’s the ultimate 2-in-1.” – Mia Adorante, Associate Beauty Editor Avène Thermal Spring Water, $19,