A must have for your best skin care routine, thermal water sprays contain natural minerals and trace elements from the French alps that have a soothing, healing effect on your skin.
Using a thermal water spray isn’t a new idea in the world of beauty. But over the last few years, but they’ve been gaining popularity.
Why? These thermal water face sprays that are usually packaged up in a can and contain nutrients and trace elements that can only be absorbed through the mountains they flow against. This extensive water voyage, which takes place through the glorious French Alps, allows the water to become rich in minerals salts, CO2 and free from bacteria. This pure, nutrient dense thermal water has healing and therapeutic properties for your skin.
When spritzed onto skin, particularly the face, thermal water mists can help with a variety of skin conditions, but mainly they hydrate, soothe skin and help to reinforce the skin’s defences against everyday pollution.
Tip: Blotting is the key step in using thermal water.
Because it is natural water and doesn’t have a proper carrier…
when sprayed onto skin the drops of thermal water will just
sit on top skin and evaporate.
If you suffer from problem skin such as sensitivity or allergic skin or rosacea, thermal water sprays will help to calm down skin and help reduce redness. Thanks to its calming skin effect it also helps to soothe inflamed skin due to burn, skin procedures and facials, acne-prone skin, skin itching and rash.
Even if you don’t have problem skin, you can use thermal water mists to help with skin hydration. Think of it like a drink of water for your skin. It can help your skin care products seep in better and help set your makeup. This can give you that healthy, dewy skin glow effect!
A key tip that many dermatologists suggest in order to get thermal water benefits from your spray is to blot it into your skin once you’ve sprayed. Blotting is the key step in using thermal water sprays. Because it is natural water and doesn’t have a proper carrier (ingredients that most skin care products have that help carrier nutrients into the skin), the drops of thermal water will just sit on top and evaporate.
In order to maximize your thermal water face spray, make sure to tap it into your skin.
Another tip: you can also use it on your body in areas that are irritated (sun burn, dermatitis, itch patches, razor burn or psoriasis).
Here is a list of the top thermal water sprays you can add to your skin care routine:
Avène Thermal Spring Water
Vichy Mineralizing Thermal Water
La Roche-Posay Thermal Spring Water
Evian Mineral Facial Spray
You can buy thermal water sprays at most drug stores.
—by Toni-Marie Ippolito