I first tried the Clinique Moisture Surge Face Spray last year as part of a giftset which I reviewed here, and before I tried it, I assumed it would be just a facial mist which was a nice addition to my skincare routine rather than a necessity. I’ve tried quite a lot of facial sprays, and I can honestly say that I haven’t found one as good as the Clinique Moisture Surge Face Spray and considering I’ve repurchased it twice in the last year, I figured it was time to dedicate a whole post to it. The Clinique Moisture Surge Face Spray is an oil free facial spray which contains active aloe to rapidly replenish the skin’s moisture levels to restore balance, and softens and soothes in a flash.
Clinique Moisture Surge Face Spray 125ml – £22
In addition to aloe, the Clinique Moisture Surge Face Spray also contains glycerin which is a humectant in that it attracts moisture to the skin making it ideal for my dry skin which is in need of all the moisture it can get it. The bottle is a pale pink colour and is slightly translucent so you can see how much product you have left and the bottle has a great pump which dispenses a refreshing fine mist over the skin without leaving you feeling wet which I love as I can mist it over the top of my makeup without worrying about my mascara or eyeliner smudging.
The mist has a lovely fresh scent which really adds to the refreshment, and it takes just a couple of pumps to lightly mist the skin. I love to use the face spray at different intervals throughout the day – after my acid toner before I apply my serum and moisturiser, over the top of my finished makeup to remove any cakeiness of my powder, throughout the day for a cool down or just as a toner. The full size bottle is 125ml so it’s not very travel friendly, but I decant some into a travel sized bottle as I bought a set of five for £2 on eBay so I could carry a mini bottle in my handbag.
What I love about the Clinique Moisture Surge Face Spray, which I feel makes it more effective than any other facial spray I’ve tried is that it does actually impart moisture into the skin. If my skin’s feeling tight or uncomfortable, a simple spritz of this spray solves that and my skin is left feeling as if I’ve applied an hydrating moisturiser which I love especially as it doesn’t effect my makeup. I think this spray would be amazing if you’re on a flight but you would need a smaller bottle as the 125ml volume is over the 100ml flight bag allowance but it’ll be worth the effort of finding a smaller bottle as it’ll work wonders at replenishing any lost moisture during the flight.
Before trying this spray, I have to admit I rolled my eyes at £22 for a bottle of ‘water’ but it really is so much more than just a standard facial spray and I will always repurchase as it makes such a big difference to my dry skin, and the bottle lasts well too with a 125ml bottle lasting around five months with multiple uses each day which makes it a lot more affordable. I would really recommend this spray to everyone; not just those with dry skin, as it’s such a good hydrating spray and a real multi-tasker.