Have you ever spent hours on a gorgeous makeup look only to find it melting all in your face hours later? That doesn’t give your makeup skills justice, right?
We’d love to talk about our best primers that help in this department, yet sometimes, their capacity to hold on your makeup together just doesn’t quite make the cut. Imagine this: after an entire day at the office, you’re off to a fancy dinner and then a high-profile party after. Are you willing to make 10 trips to the toilet just to retouch your makeup? WE AREN’T.
So, here’s our best list of luxury makeup setting sprays that would keep your make up slaying from day to night, and if needed, from night to day, too!
Urban Decay All Nighter Long Lasting Setting Spray
Price: US$32.00 – 4oz/118ml
Always among the top setting spray lists all over the internet, Urban Decay’s All Nighter Spray isn’t just all about the hype. It delivers what it claims: serious staying power up to 16 hours. We love that it feels so lightweight as you wear it, but its performance is totally heavyweight. Mark our words: this will be your favorite setting sprays for all the parties you’ll ever go to.
Clarins Fix’ Make-Up
Price: US$29.00 – 1.7oz
Clarins was genius enough to mix prolonging abilities with hydrating features—leaving its users both comfortable and looking snatched for hours. It is lightweight, refreshing, and prevents makeup from melting and fading. What a great deal, right?
Marc Jacobs Beauty Re(cover) Coconut Setting Spray
Price: US$39.00 – 3.8 oz
Marc Jacob’s suphate-free and paraben-free setting spray brings to us tropical paradise feels with the infusion of 5 coconut forms in its formulation. It ensures a radiant glow upon spraying, on top of smelling yummy and locking in your contours.
Laura Geller Spackle Mist
Price: US$32.00 – 4.0 oz
Laura Geller has a multi-tasking product in its Spackle Mist. It can serve as a primer, moisturizer and make-up setter—all things we love to have on our faces. You can use it as a perfect base for your foundation, and then lock it in with an after make-up spritz for an extended wear.
MAC Prep + Prime Fix +
Price: US$26.00 – 3.4 oz
Isn’t the fact that MAC’s Prep + Prime Fix + has been around for a long time already a testament to its great performance? It doesn’t only set your makeup, but it mixes the formulas in the most natural way to achieve a gorgeously blended makeup look.
Jane Iredale D20 Hydration Spray
If you hate looking chalky after setting your face with powder, you’d have to spray on some of Jane Iredale’s D20 Hydration Spray. It freshens your makeup and calms your skin right after spraying. And as far as the staying power goes, it assures you of a fab look for long hours.
Supergoop! Defense Refresh Setting Mist SPF 50
Price: US$28.00 – 100ml
We adore how handy Supergoop!’s setting mist is—it’s perfect for travel and mist retouches. Its fragrant formula sets your makeup and prepares your face for long duration of makeup layers. It mattifies the face without making it look dry, and more importantly, it’s added with SPF too, to ensure that the skin is well protected from UV rays.
With the right setting spray, you need not to worry about looking oily or tired after long hours of having makeup on. It’s possible to stay fresh and gorgeous just like how you looked on the first hour of makeup application. Paired with the right primer and long-lasting products, these setting sprays might earn you reputation for having the most fabulous makeup even after a long day!
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