How do you make a setting spray without glycerin?

Posted on March 28, 2020 in DIY Cosmetics

How do you make a setting spray without glycerin?

Actually, all makeup users require a makeup setting spray at some time. You may thing it is not essential, but once you begin using, it becomes an important one.

However, making your own diy setting spray without glycerin from healing and natural ingredients can cost only a few bucks that you pay for makeup setting sprays.

This spray would assist your makeup remain longer and also prevent melting. Moreover, if you like to wear the mineral makeup and wish to include a dewy finish, this spray will absolutely work for you.

setting spraySimple DIY makeup setting spray recipe

You will need:

  • Funnel
  • Tiny spray bottle
  • Distilled/ filtered water, three parts (3 tablespoon)
  • A few drops of your favorite essential oil (optional)
  • Glycerin (preferably vegetable glycerin), one part (one tbsp)

By using a funnel, you can put all the ingredients in a spray bottle and then shake very well. Now, you can store it for around couple of weeks. The quantity is small, so you can discard it and create a new batch after a few weeks.

Rose water makeup setting spray

In the above recipe, you can add alternative plain water with rose water. Actually, the rose water has anti-inflammatory and antiseptic properties. It also adds a sweet fragrance.

Aloe/ Witch hazel makeup setting spray

You can choose alternative no glycerin homemade setting spray with witch hazel or aloe Vera gel. Also, you can add one part of witch hazel/ aloe in three parts of plain water or rose water.

Why make your own makeup setting spray?

Makeup setting spray can be a very useful product for long days on the go, for night outs or even your daily routine.

It has made to be spirited slightly on your face at the end of your makeup routine. This setting spray can greatly support to keep of your entire makeup tightly in place and also prevent it from bleeding, creasing or getting broke.

When you make a setting spray without glycerin, the essential oils are best option. You just want to close your eyes while using it. You can perform this at the end of every makeup routine.


In order to use your makeup setting spray, there is no need to rub a spray, rather you can allow it settle and also dry over your makeup, where it would work its magic through a course of the day.