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If you want your makeup to stay all day you need to use a makeup setting spray. Makeup setting sprays allow your makeup to stay all day. There are so many makeup setting sprays out there you need to know which are the best makeup setting sprays for ensuring your makeup lasts.
Here are some of the best makeup setting sprays you should consider because they are good value for the money. All of these setting sprays can be found at Sephora.
The Charlotte Tilbury Airbrush Flawless Setting Spray is alcohol free and oil free. It is one of the best setting sprays on the market. The Charlotte Tilbury Airbrush Flawless Setting Spray will allow makeup to last for 16 hours even if you’re sweating or doing daily errands. It also contains Japanese Green Tea to support the skin’s natural moisture barrier and aromatic resin which blurs the definition of pores.
This is also one of the most talked about setting sprays on TikTok and people rave about how it makes your makeup last. I have been using this and agree with the positive reviews on the Charlotte Tilbury Airbrush Flawless Setting Spray – it is magical!
The Urban Decay All Nighter Long-Lasting Setting Spray is a fan favourite and is arguably the first setting spray to hit he market. This is the best setting spray for big events such as weddings or parties because it locks in your makeup and it won’t budge. I’ve been using this setting spray forever and find that it does a great job at making my makeup last through clubbing nights out and even weddings. The Urban Decay All Nighter Long-Lasting Setting Spray is also perfect for those with dry skin and won’t affect it in any other way. It also is perfect for ensuring that your concealer doesn’t crease under your eyes if you’re looking for a hack to ensure that your concealer stays flawless.
It also passes the mask test if you’re wearing makeup and have to take your mask on and off the Urban Decay All Nighter Long-Lasting Setting Spray will ensure that your makeup doesn’t budge.
Right now at Sephora you can buy the jumbo size of the Urban Decay All Nighter Long-Lasting Setting Spray if this is a favourite of yours for only $53 which is a bit more than the regular 4 oz size. Totally worth it!
Another TikTok fan favourite is the Rare Beauty by Selena Gomez Setting Spray. It is called the Always An Optimist 4-in-1 Prime & Set Mist because you can use it before you apply your makeup to set your skin and afterward to lock the makeup in place. The mist is ultra fine and sets, boosts and hydrates all while locking in your makeup.
The Always an Optimist 4-in-1 Prime & Set Mist includes Niacinamide which helps provide a healthy glow as well as Sodium Hyaluronate which is basically hyaluronic acid that helps keep the skin plump. These skin positive effects help keep skin looking smooth and supple while ensuring your makeup lasts for the entire day.
If you have redness, this is one of the best makeup setting sprays because of the healing skin ingredients it will help calm the skin.
You can only buy Rare Beauty at Sephora so be sure to pick this amazing makeup setting spray up.
This new setting spray by ONE/SIZE by Patrick Starr is the new setting spray that is taking TikTok and the makeup world by storm. People love this setting spray because it is in aerosole can and you can hold down the nozzle and spray to your heart’s content. It’s also waterproof and dries down for a matte finish which is great if you’re going for a matte look and have a full beat makeup on.
This setting spray is best for oily or combination skin. Those with dry skin may find this a bit drying on the skin so I would stick with a more dewy and hydrating setting spray such as the ones mentioned above.
If you desire a look where you can have a full glam for the entire day then this is the best makeup setting spray. I would recommend this for weddings if you need to keep your look matte and waterproof if you tend to cry at your own wedding or as a guest! Either way, this is the latest and best new makeup spray for 2021 and will be a fan fave into 2022.
You can only by the Patrick Starr ONE/SIZE Makeup Setting Spray at Sephora so be sure to stock up during the Sephora sale!
This is one of the best setting sprays in my opinion and I use it every single day. I love to prep my skin with a shot of this before I apply my makeup and then finish it off with a few more sprays. The secret ingredient in the Mac Fix+ is glycerin. This is a multi purpose spray that you can use to soften foundation but even make eyeshadow pigments brighter and bolder if you spray your eyeshadow brush with the Mac Fix+.
It is infused with Green Tea and Chamomile to soothe the skin against any redness or irritation while it does its thing. This one lasts for 12 hours but if you think of the makeup artists who swear by this setting spray you’ll know that it is one of the best setting sprays to have ever been made.
Now it comes in a variety of scents and finishes but ultimately the original Mac Fix+ Setting Spray is the best one on the market.
How to Use Makeup Setting Spray
Since not everyone uses a setting spray in the same way. Here’s a simple guide on how to use a makeup setting spray:
- Prep your skin with a hydrating primer or you can use the setting spray to prime your skin if it is a multi-use spray like the Selena Gomez Rare Beauty 4 in 1.
- Apply your base makeup of foundation and concealer
- Use the setting spray after you apply your base makeup to lock it in place
- Apply blush, contour and do your eyes and lips
- Finish off with the setting spray so you lock your makeup in place
As you can see, you don’t only need to use a setting spray after you apply your makeup. You should be using a setting spray throughout your makeup application so that your products lock in place after you have applied them especially if you are layering multiple products.
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