Herbivore – Rose Facial Mist (one amazing product!)

Herbivore - Rose Facial Mist


I have not heard about Herbivore, let alone their Rose Facial Mist until my sister gave me a load of products from the brand for my birthday. I am pretty sure that she is trying to make me go a bit more upmarket with my skincare choices! (Not that I am complaining).

The proper name for this product is Rose Hibiscus Facial Mist, but I will call it Rose Facial Mist for short.

Herbivore is an all-natural skincare brand. They state they do not utilise fillers, they use high-quality ingredients, and virtually everything in their products are actives. So you can imagine my enthusiasm once I found this out!

There are times when my combo leaning oily skin can be dehydrated. At these times, I like to seek out a hydrating toner or mist (in addition to increasing my water intake).

However, there is a delicate balance that has to be achieved. Products can’t be overly hydrating otherwise with my skin type I end up looking like a greasy mess in no time! I found this out to my peril will the Lacura rose toner!

Herbivore’s Rose Facial Mist product claims and ingredients

Herbivore’s Rose Facial Mist is a hydrating spray which targets dull and dry skin; this spray can also help to soften the skin (bonus!). Herbivore state that this facial mist is suitable for all skin types.

On top of being a usual facial spritz, this can also be used to set makeup. Sorry, I could prattle on about the luxuriousness of this product, but let’s face it, it’s a facial spray! What more do you want it to do?

The key ingredients that are found in the Rose Facial Mist are:

  • Organic Rose Water – a time tested antioxidant, which helps to hydrate, soothe and help to tone down redness in the skin.
  • Hibiscus Flower Extract – this is used to help soften and soothe the skin; apparently, this is a rich source of Malic Acid. Malic Acid is an alpha hydroxy acid which may help with exfoliation. But I would not rely on this for your sole source of exfoliation.
  • Hyaluronic Acid – the ingredient made famous for attracting 1000 times its own weight in water (humectant).
  • Coconut water – helps to hydrate the skin.

There are other ingredients such as glycerin (a humectant) thrown into the formula for additional hydrating and softening properties.

My final thoughts

When I first looked at the Rose Facial Mist, I was a bit concerned that it contained coconut with my acne-prone skin. But it is actually the water, not oil; coconut oil can be pore-clogging which is generally a big no-no for acne-prone skin.

The spray-on this mist is very fine (which I enjoy very much) so you can get even coverage on your face right out of the bottle. I found 3-4 sprays were enough and then gently patting the product until it had absorbed into the skin. 

As you would expect, there is a strong rose scent, but it is natural and not overpowering like the Lacura rose toner. I prefer this product when comparing the two; however, if you are sensitive to scents, I would probably stay clear of this. 

I found that this was an excellent facial mist which could both hydrate the skin and leave it very soft. I pretty much used it as a toner or at the toner stage as I found it made an excellent base for the beginning of a skincare routine. Bravo Herbivore!

Herbivore’s Rose Facial Mist did not leave my skin feel oily or slimy at all, which is a big plus which in my opinion would work well for combo and normal skin types. However, I wonder how useful this would be for those with dry skin while hydrating it is on the milder side, perhaps teamed up with facial oil and it could be a winning combination?

I liked this and now slightly upset with my sister for loving a product which costs more than I would usually spend (joke)! I 

At the time of writing, you can buy 120ml bottle of Herbivore’s Rose Facial Mist for £28.00 from Cult Beauty. On reflection, I don’t think that the price is overly high, but as a regular purchase, it would soon add up. I think a large bottle of this would last somewhere between 1-2 months depending on use.

If you would like to read other reviews of toners, I have tried, please click here.


Five star rating

I would repurchase this in a heartbeat!

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