The best setting sprays to keep your make-up in place - even in a heatwave

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Marianna Ricciardi

Struggling to keep your make-up in place in this heat? All you need is a setting spray. Here are some of our favourites. 

With temperatures seriously rising, our make-up is melting off our face before we’ve even finished our morning commute into work.

To help our make-up lock into place, the Stylist beauty team swears by setting sprays. As well as keeping your make-up fresh, clever formulas help to hydrate skin, deliver dewy finishes and release calming scents.

Here, we list the best make-up setting sprays that will help your look last longer.

  • Urban Decay Summer Solstice Edition All Nighter Setting Spray


    Urban Decay’s bestselling formula gets a summery twist with infused coconut and pineapple.

  • Glamglow Glowsetter Makeup Setting Spray


    Caffeine in the formula helps to wake up dull complexions, while the mix of green, white and red teas, leaves skin hydrated and smoothed.

  • Morphe Continuous Setting Mist


    Thanks to its micro-fine mist, this product allows controlled application for fresh skin throughout the day.

  • Maybelline Lasting Fix Setting Spray


    Thanks to its free-from-oil formula, this spray can also be used to intensify powder products, like eyeshadow or highlighter.

  • Wet N Wild Photofocus Setting Spray


    This vegan and cruelty-free setting spray prevents make-up from creasing. Plus, added Aloe Vera provides soothing hydration.

  • Yves Saint Laurent Top Secrets Glow Perfecting Mist


    YSL’s setting spray gives skin a refreshing and glowy hit in one spritz.

  • First Aid Beauty Vital Greens Face Mist + Setting Spray


    Enriched with a cocktail of green superfoods, this formula is free from parabens and instantly cools down skin.

  • Iconic London Prep-Set-Glow


    Infused with caffeine, vitamin E and green tea, this multi-tasking mist sets make-up, hydrates skin and creates a glowing finish.

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