The Body Shop: Vitamin E Hydrating Face Mist

Okay, so I’ve been using this product for more than two weeks now and all I can say is that it’s just been so glorious to have been introduced to this product. (Thanks to my sister!)

A little background: I’m not a big makeup girl fan but like any woman, I wear makeup at work and of course during special occasions (formal events, parties, get-togethers). I started a few years figuring out the right combination for my face when it comes to applying my makeup and I think by now I have a rough idea of what I should and should not be applying. More so as I grew with years of experimenting on different commodities, I have also started taking baby steps towards using a lot of cruelty-free products (not tested on animals, no animal ingredients).

As we all know, The Body Shop, is in itself a cruelty-free brand and they do have a lot of these options available worldwide. Owned by L’Oréal, one of the more popular non-cruelty free brands in the market, I’m still debating with myself whether or not to support the former as I am definitely not a supporter of the latter. However, I won’t be touching on that discussion as a separate blog post is what I’d see fit for that argument (sensitive topic! Yes I know!).

Initial Thoughts:

Honestly, at first, I was a bit skeptical and I felt like it’s a waste of money : to buy a 100-ml bottle of mist. Time and time again, my younger sister kept mentioning this product to me (she’s great with make up – I learned from her actually) and over those months I’ve just been so curious about it. Finally,  curiosity killed this girl – I decided to purchase one just so I can shut my head with the What-Ifs. At the same time, I’ve been searching for an available product that can set my daily makeup that wouldn’t cause the foundation/ blush to cake or break.


How I apply it:

Normally, I’d wash my face with my cleanser before I apply anything on it. The key is to have a freshly washed face patted lightly to dry with a towel. I, then, spray the mist at least four or five times on my face. After it (my face) has air-dried, I start putting on the layers of makeup (in order): liquid foundation, powder foundation, highlights and blush. Completing all the light facial coating, I spray the mist over my face at least four to five times again.

After use thoughts:

It’s amazing because it helps set the makeup onto my skin and what plus points because it lasts the entire day without any retouches! Personally I hate makeup retouches, I feel like it’s a waste of time to get up from work just to fix your makeup. With that said, this product has truly helped me save time and effort to perform any fix-ups.

The makeup (all through out the day) looks so natural and doesn’t  leave any liquid patches behind. I love how the smell of the rose water as well. It’s not a strong scent but you’d know it’s there as the aroma spans out as you spray it over your face. I usually leave it at home (again, no more retouching) but the bottle is very portable and it’s easy to carry.

However, I do hope they make the bottle transparent (or at the least opaque) as the only con I can see is that I can’t see how much product is left.

Overall, I can see myself re-buying this product if my first bottle runs out as it is truly amazing and it has been staple in my routine!

Love and light,


To read more about this product, visit The Body Shop Philippines or their Instagram and Twitter accounts.

All photos were taken by the author. This is not a paid review.

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