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Best Makeup Setting Sprays For Serious Staying Power

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Makeup setting sprays are godsend. The perfect recipe for makeup lockdown, it keeps your look from smudging, melting or fading. Although, the last step in any makeup routine, it sets the seal on the lifespan of your makeup. So, what are you waiting for?

DIY Makeup Setting Spray

If you plan to go au natural, here’s a quick guide on making your very own makeup spray at home.

What You Will Need:

How To Make Makeup Setting Spray At Home

Step 1: Combine 1 tbsp of Rose Water, 1 tbsp of Witch Hazel, ½ tbsp of Lavender Essential Oil and 2 tbsp of water in a container. Mix it well.

Step 2: Transfer the solution to the spray bottle and secure the lid.

Step 3: Shake it well. Your beauty setting spray is now ready to use!

How To Use Makeup Fixer

Step 1: First shake the bottle. This will separate the ingredients that have settled down and help you get the most out of every spritz.

Step 2: Next, hold the bottle at a distance of 8 inches from your face. This distance is key to ensuring a good and even coverage.

Step 3: Now, spritz in an X formation followed by a T formation on your face. Doing so will ensure the spray reaches every makeup product you’ve applied on your face. Allow it to dry before you walk out the door.

Best Makeup Setting Sprays

Here’s a lowdown on the best makeup setting sprays that won’t let your makeup ghost on you so soon.

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1. Makeup Revolution Matte Fix Oil Control Fixing Spray

The last thing you want over a heavy makeup base is another product to further weigh it down. This is where the lightweight formula of Makeup Revolution Matte Fix Oil Control Fixing Spray comes in the picture. Packed with moisturizing ingredients like Aloe Vera, Linseed Acid and Chestnut Seed Oil, this light mattfying formula deflects the shine with no smudging or fading for upto 12 hours.

2. NYX Professional Makeup Long Lasting Makeup Setting Spray Dewy Finish

If dewy finish is what you are seeking, this setting spray will be right up your street. NYX Professional Makeup Long Lasting Makeup Setting Spray Dewy Finish offers a lightweight and breathable formula that locks your makeup in place for long. The super fine mist sits comfortably on your skin to lend a fresh, glowy look.

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3. Flower Beauty Seal The Deal Hydrating Setting Spray

A makeup fixer that also keeps your skin shielded from pollution particles? Yes, please. The Flower Beauty Seal The Deal Hydrating Setting Spray adds an instant luminosity to your look, thanks to its hydrating formula. A quick spritz of this lightweight goodie keeps your makeup from a meltdown. What more could you ask for?

4. NYX Professional Makeup Long Lasting Makeup Setting Spray Radiant Finish

Imagine a setting spray that makes you look like a glimmering goddess with every spritz. Meet: NYX Professional Makeup Long Lasting Makeup Setting Spray Radiant Finish. Brimming with a blend of ultra-fine micro pearls in hues of gold and warm champagne, this makeup fixer imparts a natural shimmer finish. The best part? This vegan product can set your dewy look for hours on end.

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5. Blue Heaven Long Lasting Makeup Fixer 5-Second Quick-Dry

If you are looking for a shine-free finish, the Blue Heaven Long Lasting Makeup Fixer 5-Second Quick-Dry won’t disappoint you. A single spritz is enough to mattify your makeup and prevent it from caking throughout the day. It’s perfect for those with oily skin who need a hydrating mist for a quick pick-me-up. Oh and did we tell you, it’s sweat-proof?

6. SUGAR Grand Finale Highlighting Setting Mist

If you’ve sensitive skin but don’t want to feel left out of the party, the SUGAR Grand Finale Highlighting Setting Mist is the one for you. Alcohol-free? Check. Paraben free? Check. Dermatologically test? Check. This moisturizing formula can be used before and after makeup to hold it in place. Plus, it comes in a mini travel size so you can take it along to refresh your look whenever, wherever.

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7. Wet n Wild Photofocus Natural Finish Setting Spray - Seal The Deal

A setting spray infused with hydrating Aloe Vera sounds like something your skin would look forward to. Meet: Wet n Wild Photofocus Natural Finish Setting Spray - Seal The Deal. This weightless, moisturizing formula prevents cracking, smudging, creasing and fading so you can look your best all day sans the need for touch-ups. Plus, the ultra-fine mist soaks into your skin in a jiffy to deliver long-lasting results.

8. Kiko Milano Make Up Fixer

Worried about allergic reactions? The Kiko Milano Makeup Fixer gives you a reason to relax and go ahead with a spritz fest. After all, this dermatologically-tested and fragrance-free formula locks your look in place without smothering it with heavy ingredients. The comforting Chamomile extracts ensure the formula feels light and comfortable on face irrespective of the skin type.

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9. Maybelline New York Lasting Fix Make Up Setting Spray

All the busy-bees in the house, we’ve found you the perfect makeup fixer that promises to not budge for as long as 16 hours. The Maybelline New York Lasting Fix Make Up Setting Spray quickly dries to a matte finish with a subtle glow. Oily T-zone stands no chance as this formula controls oil and shine while holding the makeup in place. Bonus points for checking the box on cute and compact both.

10. Faces Canada Ultime Pro Makeup Fixer

Non-sticky and lightweight, the Faces Canada Ultime Pro Makeup Fixer keeps your makeup gloriously refreshed from rise to dawn. Enriched with the goodness of Moringa, Chamomilla Matricaria flower extracts, and Caffeine, this spray goes the extra mile to protect skin from radicals and pollutants. If that’s’ not enough, it works at keeping skin hydrated for long (shout out to Hyaluronic Acid). What’s not to like?

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FAQs On Makeup Fixers

1. What is makeup fixer?

Makeup fixer or setting spray helps your makeup last longer. Due to perspiration, humidity, heat, tears and other reasons, makeup tends to crack, fade, smudge, or slip. This can be avoided by finishing off your makeup routine with a couple of spritzes of a makeup setting spray.

2. Does setting spray make a difference?

If you really want to prolong the life of your makeup, a setting spray does the trick. It’s especially great when you want your makeup to last on special occasions and or when it’s impossible to bother about mid-day touch-ups.

3. Why body lotion is best for dry skin in India?

Both primer and setting spray serve the same purpose of making your makeup last longer. However, a setting spray ensures the makeup product adheres to your face and doesn’t transfer or fade easily. The primer helps set a smooth base for your makeup in the initial stage whereas the makeup fixer plays a role at the end of the makeup routine and holds all the effort in place. So, yes both are required for a long-lasting result.

4. Suggest makeup setting spray for oily skin.

  1. Wet n Wild Photo Focus Matte Setting Spray - Matte Appeal
  2. MAKE UP FOR EVER Mist & Fix Hydrating
  3. Miss Claire Fixing Spray For Makeup Matte Finish – 01
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