Everything You Need to Know About SPF Face Mists (But Were Afraid to Ask)


If you're like most people, you probably think of SPF as something that's for your body – but did you know that SPF is also important for your face?

Using SPF every day is the best way to protect your skin from excessive sun exposure, whether you're spending time at the beach, pool, or just out running errands. One easy way to do this is by using a sunscreen mist.

These mists are a great way to add some extra protection to your daily skincare routine, and they come in a range of formulas and finishes, so you can find one that works best for your skin type.

Keep reading to learn more about SPF face mists and see which ones are our favorites!

What is an SPF face mist?

Face mists are a type of skincare product that can be used to hydrate and refresh the skin. 

They usually come in a spray bottle and can be spritzed on the face whenever needed. Depending on their purpose, they can also contain hydrating ingredients like glycerin or aloe vera. Some face mists can also be used to set makeup or as a toner.

Face mists can be beneficial for all skin types, but they are often particularly helpful for those with dry or sensitive skin. 

The added moisture can help soothe and calm the skin, and the cool temperature of the mist can provide relief from irritation. Face mists are very useful during the summer season when heat and humidity cause the skin to feel dehydrated.

When choosing a face mist, consider your skin type and needs. People with dry skin may benefit from a face mist containing hydrating ingredients like aloe vera. Those with oily skin may prefer a face mist that contains refreshing ingredients like mint or cucumber. And those with sensitive skin may want to avoid face mists that contain essential oils or other potential irritants.

Face mists are a quick and easy way to add hydration and refreshment to your skincare routine. They can be used anytime, anywhere, and are perfect for on-the-go skincare. Whether you have dry, oily, or sensitive skin, a face mist is out there that can help you achieve and maintain healthy, balanced skin.

What are the benefits of SPF face mists?

There are numerous sun protection products available on the market. However, they are not all created equal. One of the best options is Australian Gold’s botanical product line. Here are a few of the advantages of using face mists:

  • They are easy to use. Just a quick spritz and you're good to go. No need for rub-in creams or lotions that can take forever. 
  • They offer broad-spectrum protection from both UVA and UVB rays.
  • They moisturize and hydrate your skin while providing broad-spectrum protection from the sun's harmful rays. 
  • They are light and refreshing, making them perfect for hot summer days or when you need a quick burst of sun protection.
  • They come in various formulas to suit different skin types, including sensitive skin.

SPF face mists contain SPF – just like sunscreen – to protect your skin from the sun's harmful UV rays. They are perfect for on-the-go protection, and they come in a variety of fun, refreshing scents. So ditch the heavy lotion and switch to a light and easy-to-apply SPF mist!

What’s the difference between an SPF face mist and SPF sunscreen?

There are a few key differences between SPF face mists and regular mists that make them ideal for those with sensitive skin. 

SPF face mists can help to prevent sun damage and even premature aging of the skin. Regular mists do not typically contain sunscreen ingredients, so they offer no protection from the sun. 

Usually, SPF mists are alcohol-free, which helps prevent irritation and dryness of the skin. Regular mists often contain alcohol, which can dry and irritate the skin. 

Finally, SPF face mists typically have a lighter, more refreshing texture than regular mists and are less likely to clog pores and cause breakouts. Overall, SPF face mists are a great option for those with sensitive skin who also want to protect themselves from the sun’s harmful rays.

Do SPF face mists work?

There’s no definitive answer to this question, as the efficacy of SPF face mists likely depends on several factors, such as the specific ingredients in the mist and your skin type. 

However, many people find that using an SPF facial mist is convenient for adding sun protection to their skincare routine. 

According to experts, “the best sunscreen is the one you are going to use.”  

So, if you find that using a face mist with SPF helps you be more consistent with sun protection, then that’s a great place to start.  Additionally, many SPF mists also contain other beneficial ingredients, such as antioxidants, which can help to improve your skin’s overall health.

Things to look for in a good SPF face mist

SPF face mist is a great way to protect your skin from the sun. Usually, you’d want to look for a face mist with SPF 15 or higher. The mist should also ideally be water-resistant, so it lasts all day long. 

Another thing to look for is all-natural ingredients known to help soothe and hydrate skin, ensuring there are no harsh chemicals or irritants. Finally, the spray should be easy to apply and leave a light, refreshing feeling on your skin.

Can I wear an SPF face mist with makeup or lotion?

Yes, you can wear an SPF face mist with makeup or lotion. 

Note that SPF face mists should be applied before any makeup products. However, you can reapply the SPF face mist throughout the day or when needed.

How should I apply an SPF face mist?

When using face mists with SPF, you should keep a few things in mind to ensure you're getting the best results. 

First, always make sure to shake the bottle well before use. This will help evenly distribute the sunscreen ingredients throughout the mist. 

Second, hold the bottle about six inches away from your skin. Do not directly spray it onto your face. Spray onto your hands and then apply to your face. Avoid getting any mist in your eyes. 

Finally, let the mist dry on your skin for a few minutes before applying makeup or heading outdoors. Doing so will give the sunscreen time to fully absorb into your skin for maximum protection.

Will an SPF face mist aggravate my acne or make my skin worse?

It’s always possible that a new product may aggravate your acne or make your skin worse, especially if you have sensitive skin. Some people find that products with SPF can be too heavy or greasy and cause breakouts. 

If you have acne-prone skin, look for SPF face mists with all-natural ingredients fit for all skin types. You can talk to your dermatologist if you are unsure which sunscreen is best for you.

Can I use an SPF face mist if I have dry/oily/acne-prone skin?

Yes, you can use an SPF face mist if you have dry/oily/acne-prone skin.

 The SPF face mist will help protect your skin from UV rays and help keep your skin hydrated. If you have oily skin, the mist will help to mattify your skin. On the other hand, when you have acne-prone skin,  choose a mist that is non-comedogenic (will not clog pores).

SPF Face Mists of Australian Gold

SPF face mists are a great way to protect your skin from the sun while keeping it hydrated. 

Australian Gold's SPF face mists are made with natural ingredients and are free of parabens, sulfates, and phthalates. They are also non-comedogenic and hypoallergenic, making them safe for all skin types.

The SPF face mists formulas from Australian Gold are suitable for every type of skin since most of the ingredients used are natural and organic from normal and dry skin to oily and sensitive skin. Each formula is specifically designed to provide optimal results for respective skin types.

The normal/dry formula is packed with hydrating ingredients like aloe vera, while the oily/acne-prone formula contains ingredients like tea tree oil that help control breakouts. The sensitive formula is fragrance-free and hypoallergenic, making it ideal for those with sensitive skin.

No matter your skin type, Australian Gold's SPF face mists will keep you protected from the sun while also keeping your skin healthy and hydrated.

A refreshing spritz that provides sun protection

The SPF Face Mists at Australian Gold provide natural sun protection for your face. These mists are made with vegan ingredients and never tested on animals, so you can be sure that they are cruelty-free. 

Australian Gold has a face mist for you, whether you're looking for a light mist to keep your skin hydrated or a high-powered mist to protect you from the sun's harmful rays. Visit our website to learn more about our products.