Homemade Face Mist Recipes

Who does not like refreshed, glowing skin? And if you can achieve this with a diy facial mist then nothing like it.

Homemade Face Mist - For Dry & Oily Skin
DIY face mists are super easy to make and you can experiment with all the ingredients that you love. To preserve the freshness of these natural, preservative-free toners, store them in the fridge and use within 7 days.

A facial mist hydrates your  skin. So it can make your skin feel refreshed all through the day. Moreover, it cools you down while providing your skin sultry dew and even it boosts up your mood. It can be one of your must-have daily essentials – particularly in humid weather or post-workout.

Although, you can buy face mists from market. But they cost you quite some money. Moreover, they contain synthetic fragrances, alcohol and other chemicals that can cause dryness, irritation and might not be good for your skin in the long run. If you DIY, the possibilities for ingredients are endless, such as essential oils, aloe vera, rose water, coconut water, witch hazel, plant extracts, green tea, Vitamin C, Vitamin E – the list goes on.

Here are some ways to make face mists at home. Choose one out of the following recipes according to your skin type, prepare it and pamper your skin.

Dry Skin Hydrating Face Mist

If you have dry skin, applying cream through out the day is not possible, particularly when you are with make-up. What you need is a dry skin facial mist to keep your skin hydrated. Here are some diy face mist recipes that will make your dry skin looks really refreshed, radiant and dewy.

How To Prepare The Facial Mist For Dry Skin?

Cucumber With Lemon, Aloe Vera and Rosewater Mist

This mist hydrates and revitalizes the skin to make it smooth, soft and radiant.

Aloe vera is an effective natural remedy for dry skin. It has always been considered as one of the best ingredients for a soothing home made face mist. The cucumber and aloe vera have soothing properties. Moreover, aloe vera boosts blood circulation, soothes the skin and improves its elasticity.

The lemon acts as a natural exfoliator. Lemon’s natural exfoliating property works to clear extra oil and revitalize the skin to make it look soft, fresh and smooth.

Rose water contains astringent property, which helps to get rid of extra oil and balances the skin’s pH levels.

You will need:

(i) Cucumber: 1, fresh

(ii) Lemon: 1/2

(iii) Aloe vera gel: 1 teaspoon

(iv) Rose water: 1 tablespoon


(i) Peel and slice a cucumber and put it in a blender. Blend it for a couple of minutes and pour its pulp into cheesecloth or a strainer. Squeeze the pulp to extract its juice into a glass bowl.

(ii) Mix in well fresh lemon juice from 1/2 lemon, 1 teaspoon of aloe vera gel and 1 tablespoon of rosewater.

(iii) Stir well all the ingredients and pour the mixture into a spray bottle. If you feel that the mixture is thick or sticky, you can add a little more rosewater. Store it in refrigerator for up to a week.

(iv) Spray this homemade mist on your face. You will instantly get a cool soothing and refreshing feel.

(v) You can use this mist up to 3 times a day on regular basis.

Natural Beauty Tips:

(i) Don’t throw the cucumber pulp. You can apply it as a facemask onto your face.

(ii) A more simple and easy recipe is to mix freshly extracted cucumber juice and rose water in equal parts and store it in a spray bottle. Use it regularly for 2 – 3 times on your face every day.

Useful Related Post: Homemade Cucumber Face Mist Toner

Moisturizing Face And Body Mist With Glycerin And Essential Oil

This one is great for replenishing dry skin such as in an overheated office environment. You can also use this mist to spray on your entire body after sunbathing or skiing. Choose chamomile, rose, orange, clary sage, grapefruit or whichever essential oil you feel smells good. Stay away from the one that burn like the nine hells if it gets in your eyes or on razor-burned skin such as black pepper or cinnamon.

You will need:

(i) Distilled water: 1 cup

(ii) Glycerin: 2 tablespoons, vegetable grade

(iii) A few drops of your favorite essential oil

Yep, that’s all. You simply need to pour all the ingredients into a spray bottle, shake it vigorously to mix the ingredients well, and you’re done. Store it in refrigerator and use 2-3 times a day regularly.

DIY – Amazing Homemade Facial Mists For Oily Skin

Oily skin can really be a dampener, particularly during the hot summer days. It can make you feel greasy, untidy, and unkempt. So, what do you do when the weather God conspires against your skin type? Well, Face Mist can work wonder on oily, acne prone skin type! Also, at times, oily skin too needs hydration. Here are the remedies.

How To Prepare The Facial Mist For Oily Skin?

Oily Skin Mist With Lemon, Rose Petals, Aloe Vera aloe And Mint Leaves

These facial mists fight skin problems as well as soothe and refresh your skin.

You will need:

(i) Mint leaves

(ii) Rose flower, 2 medium sized rose flower petals

(iii) Aloe vera gel: 1 tablespoon, fresh

(iv) Lemon: 1/2


(i) Take a fresh aloe vera leaf and extract the gel pulp with the help of a spoon or fork. Pour the aloe vera gel in to a spray bottle.

(ii) Take half lemon and extract its juice. Add about 1 tablespoon of the lemon juice to the aloe vera gel. If you have very sensitive skin, then you should add just half a tablespoon of lemon juice to the mixture.

(iii) Take hot water in a bowl and throw some rose petals in it.

(iv) Now, invade your fridge and take out a small bunch of mint leaves. Throw the leaves into the hot water, and mix them with a spoon. Let the leaves and petals brew for about 15 to 20 minutes.

(v) Let the mint leaf and rose petal solution come down to room temperature and then strain it into a spray bottle. Shake the bottle well to mix all the ingredients thoroughly. And your natural facial mist is ready for use!

(vi) You can keep the bottle in refrigerator and use the mist for up to a week.

(vii) To use, close your eyes and spray the mist. Your skin will be refreshed to face the heat of the summer days!

Try this natural face mist for oily skin and pamper your skin this summer! You will feel your skin gets instantly refreshed, calm, and clean due to the fresh fragrance of the mint leaves, lemon, and rose petals. In addition, the aloe vera gel will make your skin feels soft and hydrated. Moreover, as this mist being absolutely non-sticky, you needn’t wash your face post application.

Lavender and Witch Hazel Antibacterial Mist

You will need:

(i) Distilled water: 1 cup

(ii) Witch hazel: 1 teaspoon

(iii) Lavender essential oil: 4 drops


(i) Add all the ingredients in a spray bottle. Shake it up well and your mist is ready!

(ii) Keep the spray bottle in a cool, dry place.

Natural Beauty Tip: Lavender and witch hazel work great on oily skin. So, next time when your skin feels a bit greasy spray this mist on your face.

Useful Related Post: Homemade Face Cream For Oily Skin

Coconut And Witch Hazel Hydrating Facial Mist for Oily And Acne Prone Skin

This unique potion is a blend of coconut water, witch hazel, and rosewater. It is especially suitable for hydrating oily, acne-prone skin while also being gentle to skin sensitivities.

Fresh coconut water (not that shelf-stable concentrated stuff) is deeply hydrating, sans any greasiness. It has plant growth hormones called cytokinins that promote tissue cell growth. So, it’s great natural ingredient for anti-aging.

You will need:

(i) Coconut water: 4 parts

(ii) Witch hazel: 1 part

(iii) Rosewater: 1 part


(i) Mix the coconut water, witch hazel, and rosewater in a glass spray bottle and shake it vigorously.

(ii) Store in refrigerator, and spray as needed. I like to spray it after applying moisturizer and again after applying makeup.

This concoction has ideal fighting properties against oily and / or acne-prone skin.


(i) Make sure that the spray bottle to be used is well sanitized to prevent any spoilage of the ingredients.

(ii) If you are pregnant or nursing, talk to your doctor first before using any essential oils. They are strong and can penetrate into your skin and carried throughout your body!

If you have not tried a homemade face mist yet, then try any one of the above according to your skin type. You never know, this may become an essential item in your make-up kit.



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