DIY Refreshing Facial Mists for Hot Summer Days

by Michelle Czarka on Jun 02, 2023

DIY Refreshing Facial Mists for Hot Summer Days

As the summer heat rolls in, our skin requires special attention to stay hydrated and refreshed. One simple yet effective way to beat the scorching temperatures is by using facial mists. These delightful spritzes provide an instant burst of hydration and rejuvenation, leaving your skin feeling cool, revived, and ready to take on the day.

In this blog post, we will explore the benefits of facial mists and share some easy DIY recipes using natural ingredients like aloe vera, cucumber, rosewater, and green tea.

The Power of Facial Mists
Facial mists have gained immense popularity in recent years, and for good reason. They offer a multitude of benefits that can transform your skincare routine, especially during the hot summer months. Here are a few reasons why facial mists are a must-have:

1. Hydration Boost: The primary function of facial mists is to provide a quick burst of hydration to your skin. They replenish moisture levels and combat the drying effects of the sun, air conditioning, and outdoor activities.

2. Skin Cooling: Facial mists offer an instant cooling sensation, helping to soothe and calm overheated skin. This relief can be particularly refreshing when spending time outdoors or after a workout.

3. Revitalization: Facial mists can revitalize tired and dull-looking skin. They help to awaken and brighten the complexion, making you look more refreshed and rejuvenated.

4. Setting Makeup: Facial mists also serve as a fantastic makeup setting spray. They help your makeup last longer while giving it a natural, dewy finish.

DIY Recipes for Homemade Facial Mists
Now that we understand the incredible benefits of facial mists, let's dive into some simple and nourishing DIY recipes that you can create at home using natural ingredients.

DIY Aloe face mistSoothing Aloe Vera Mist

- 1/4 cup pure aloe vera gel
- 1/2 cup distilled water
- 5-7 drops of lavender essential oil (optional)

1. Mix the aloe vera gel and distilled water in a spray bottle.
2. Add a few drops of lavender essential oil for a calming scent.
3. Shake well before each use and mist onto your face whenever you need a refreshing boost.

Diy cucumber face mistRefreshing Cucumber Mist

- 1/2 cucumber
- 1 cup rosewater
- 1 tablespoon witch hazel (optional)

1. Peel and chop the cucumber, then blend it until smooth.
2. Strain the cucumber juice into a bowl.
3. Add rosewater and witch hazel, and mix well.
4. Pour the mixture into a spray bottle and refrigerate.
5. Spritz this cooling mist on your face throughout the day for a revitalizing effect.

Green tea face mist

Revitalizing Rosewater and Green Tea Mist

- 1/2 cup brewed green tea, cooled
- 1/4 cup rosewater
- 1 teaspoon glycerin (optional)

1. Brew a cup of green tea and allow it to cool.
2. In a spray bottle, combine the cooled green tea, rosewater, and glycerin.
3. Shake well to mix all the ingredients thoroughly.
4. Use this mist in the morning and evening to refresh and hydrate your skin.

With the scorching summer sun draining our skin's moisture, facial mists provide a refreshing and nourishing solution. By incorporating natural ingredients like aloe vera, cucumber, rosewater, and green tea into your DIY facial mists, you can revitalize and hydrate your skin while enjoying the benefits.

Not interested in making your own facial mists? Pantry has you covered. Check out our Brightening Hibiscus and Rejuvenating Facial Mist.


  • Michelle
    Feb 08, 2024 at 10:40

    Hi Jackie, we recommend keeping them for no longer than 2 weeks in the fridge but, after a week, we would check to make sure it looks + smells fresh.

    As for the Apres Ski, it’s now our Cooling After Sun Spray and it’s one of our fan favorites! You can find it at the link below:

    Thanks for reaching out!


  • Jackie
    Feb 08, 2024 at 10:36

    How long would these keep for after making them? I’m guessing longer in fridge. I am hoping to replicate your Apres Ski spray since it doesn’t look like you make it anymore.


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