• Setting my Summer Makeup Look

    Evian Mist

     

    I get a surprising number of questions from many of you about my makeup. More specifically, you all ask me HOW I get my makeup to stay put in this Texas summer heat and humidity. Okay okay, I’ll spill the beans. One of my best makeup tips is to use setting spray – no matter the season.

     

    Evian Mist

    What does Setting Spray do?

    Setting spray is a cosmetic product that is used for the intent of preserving makeup for long periods of time. Ding, ding, ding! If you live anywhere that is the slightest bit humid or hot – setting spray is your best friend. I always make sure to set my face when I know I’m going to be out and about, especially on photo shoots out in the heat! I find even on days when it’s slightly drizzly (not pouring down rain obvi) my makeup tends to stay in place!

    How do I use it?

    Once I’m finished with my entire look, mascara and all, I’ll spray my face as the final touch – like hairspray. You want to have the spray a few inches away from your face while you get used to the spray and intensity. The Evian mist is a very gentle mist so it won’t be harshly splashing or targeting one area of your face. I like to also reapply the mist in the middle of my day. It’s incredibly refreshing and a little bit of a wake up for your skin!

     

    Evian Mist

     

     

    We’re all constantly looking for solutions to maximize our wallets and our time. Both are precious! A product that helps your makeup lasts longer protects both your money (you won’t have to reapply your makeup, making it deplete faster – and you save time). Make some room in your makeup bag, these Evian mists come in all sizes! Some other tips I have, use a primer! Primers help keep your look in place, apply as your very first step! Primers come first, setting spray goes last! My other piece of advice is to look at the TYPE of setting spray you’re using. If you’re on the drier side skinwise, opt for a more hydrating spray like Evian. Some setting sprays are alcohol-based and can exacerbate dry skin. And lastly, setting sprays are also transparent and non-sticky so they won’t change the color of your face or texture of your skin. 

    Here are some of my other favorite setting sprays. I love that NYX has a matte spray AND a dewy finish spray!

     

     

     

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    25 Comments

    1. August 6, 2018 / 1:44 pm

      The UD de-slick setting spray is my favorite! I always use it before I put mascara on though to prevent transferring. I need to try the Evian spray!

    2. August 6, 2018 / 4:04 pm

      Your hair looks so good in these pictures.

    3. August 6, 2018 / 8:29 pm

      A setting spray is so important! Wouldn’t be able to wear summer makeup without one!

    4. August 6, 2018 / 8:59 pm

      I love setting spray. I use one from Smashbox, it’s so handy. I used to not use it but got turned on to it a few years ago it really does make a difference.

    5. August 6, 2018 / 9:49 pm

      I have no idea that Evian had a setting spray! I’m currently looking for one that doesn’t dry out my skin so I’ll have to check this out!

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    6. August 7, 2018 / 12:18 am

      This one sounds awesome, love a good setting spray!! Ties the whole look in!

      Kileen
      cute & little

    7. August 7, 2018 / 6:26 am

      ohh i’ve never tried a setting spray but with this heat i may need to get it!! Great giveaway too!!

    8. the sophia diaries
      August 7, 2018 / 7:45 am

      honestly i love the evian sprays for plane flights too just because it’s so refreshing, and my skin drinks it up xD

    9. August 7, 2018 / 8:36 am

      I love Evian spray. It’s the BEST for refreshing your face throughout the day. I feel it in my airport carryon bag.

    10. August 7, 2018 / 8:45 am

      Yes! Setting Spray is a must in the summer! I didn’t know Evian made setting spray – I should really look into this!

    11. August 7, 2018 / 9:07 am

      I’ve never used setting spray before, Tara! This looks like a great way to beat the heat and stay looking fresh! I’ll have to check it out 🙂

    12. Stephanie
      August 7, 2018 / 4:35 pm

      I’ve always thought of this spray as just a refresher – not a setter! Now I super wanna try and see how it works for my makeup because I’m always looking for new ways to avoid my foundation melting off my face haha!

    13. August 7, 2018 / 8:40 pm

      I love Evian spray! I never thought about using it as a setting spray, how cool!

    14. Tonya Tardiff
      August 8, 2018 / 5:05 pm

      I swear by my setting spray! Urban decay all nighter is my favorite.

    15. August 9, 2018 / 9:27 am

      setting sprays are -so- important, especially during the summer! I love evian’s because it’s hydrating toooo. I like to use mario badescu’s rose water to set my makeup & make me feel like I went to the spa before I left my apt. x, nicole // http://www.nicoleeigh.com

    16. Sharon Wu
      August 9, 2018 / 12:12 pm

      a good facial mist is a must out here in the desert, and i am a big fan of evian’s spray too!

    17. adriana
      August 9, 2018 / 10:05 pm

      That giveaway is so awesome! Setting your makeup in the summer is a must!

    18. August 9, 2018 / 10:45 pm

      One of my favorite sprays ever! You look so amazing babe!

    19. Nailil
      August 10, 2018 / 12:48 pm

      Evian spray is a favorite. I love the different t ways it can be used.

    20. August 12, 2018 / 4:53 pm

      Amazing! I would have thought that a spray would ruin your makeup! This is so good to know.

    21. Natalie Gillham
      August 15, 2018 / 5:47 pm

      sORRY FORGOT TO WRITE i’M FOLLOWING ON YOU TUBE AS nATALIE gILLHAM

    22. August 27, 2018 / 7:22 pm

      Okay, i’ve seriously been wondering about this product. Now I’m intrigued and dying to try it. brb, running to the store!

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