What is Makeup Setting Spray? – 7 Best Drugstore Makeup Setting Sprays that lasts all day!

Best Drugstore Makeup Setting Sprays

Makeup setting sprays are now a staple in the makeup bag because who doesn’t want their makeup to last all day long just with the spritz of spray?

What is a Makeup Setting Spray?

This is more like spraying water on your face, only that the spray would “set” your makeup in place and you won’t feel like it’s moving here and there all day long, other than that this would increase the staying power of your makeup.

Are they worth the investment?

They DEFINITELY are, because you won’t have to invest in more “long lasting products” if you own a good makeup setting spray.

With all that said, lets begin with my list of best drugstore makeup sprays.

Why doesn’t my makeup last all day?

  1. You are using too many products.
  2. The foundation you are using isn’t your skin type.
  3. You are skipping Primer.
  4. You are NOT using a setting spray.
  5. You are touching up with a powder brush.
  6. You are not using a setting powder.

7 Best Drugstore Makeup Setting Sprays That Last All Day

Here goes my list for best drugstore makeup setting sprays that last all day!

NOTE: These are not sprays that would make your skin glowy or matte, they are simply the ones that would help set your makeup.


This makeup setting spray is under $5 and is comparable to one of the best ones out there. You get 2.2 oz of product, and there are ingredients like aloe vera that give your skin a refreshed feeling, Vitamin A, C and E.

  1. Wet n Wild Picture Perfect Setting Spray

For $4.99 you get 1.5 oz of product, it gives you several hours of wear.

  1. L’Oreal Infallible Makeup Extender Setting Spray

This retails for around $16.99 which is a little on the pricey side thinking that it’s a “drugstore” setting spray. The amount of product that you are getting here is 3.4 oz which is sufficient to last for months. I would give it a 4/5 because it works pretty well in the humid environment.

  1. Maybelline MasterFix Wear Boosting Setting Spray

This is from the Maybelline’s MasterFix range which also has a setting powder; it does work well for 4 to 5 hours, but if you are stuck between picking up L’Oreal Vs Maybelline then pick the L’Oreal one.

  1. NYX Matte Finish Long Lasting Durable Makeup Setting Spray

$7.99 is its retail price and it has the ability to give you a “matte” effect. The mattifying effect will dry out the skin a bit but if you tend to be on the oiler side then you’ll love it. If you want a glowing effect then go for its “dewy” version.

  1. Makeup Revolution Setting Spray

$5 is the price, because Makeup Revolution knows the condition of our wallets. This is value for money, and the packaging looks like high-end. You will need to retouch this up a bit but would last for a good couple of hours.

  1. Avon Makeup Setting Spray

The best part about it that it is fast-drying, lightweight spray has vitamins A, C and E and gives you long-lasting makeup with a non-sticky feel on your face. And its only $6.99.

These are the best drugstore makeup setting sprays I mainly like, if you wish I could do a high end version of this for you. Let me know in comments if you used any of these ever or have plans to buy. Until next time 🙂