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The Best Makeup Finishing Spray All Skin Types & Up to 16 Hours Wear

Listen, asking us to choose our favorite product in the Urban Decay lineup is like asking us to choose a favorite child… completely impossible. Of course, we’d be lying if we said that we didn’t have a special bond with the best finishing spray in the beauty world. We’re talking about a particular prep-and-set product that’s won Allure Best of Beauty awards, locked millions of makeup looks into place, and acted as the beauty mix-in medium that we didn’t even know we needed. Introducing the iconic Urban Decay essential in any makeup artist’s bag… the All Nighter Setting Spray!

This vegan and cruelty-free finishing spray has developed a cult following for over a decade, creating a lightweight beauty lockdown that lasts for up to 16 hours and lives up to the name. Seriously, would we really be Urban Decay without All Nighter Setting Spray? It’s the best finishing spray of all time that’s been a friend to your foundation, eyeshadow, eyebrows and more since 2010. She’s even gotten glowy, matte, and citrusy little sisters in the years since. Whether you need a matte finishing spray, dewy finishing spray or the Urban Decay OG, here’s everything you need to know about the iconic All Nighter Setting Spray….

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All Nighter Setting Spray

Why it’s the best

Where do we even begin explaining what our beloved OG All Nighter Setting Spray can do for you? It’s designed to work on all skin types to lock in makeup looks for up to 16 hours, using patented temperature control technology to become 100% transfer-proof and smudge-resistant. No fading, smudging, settling into fine lines or letting your killer contour or full glam cut crease go to waste. You deserve to laugh, cry, and laugh until you cry without worrying about your makeup melting, and that hasn’t been a thing since 2010 with All Nighter Setting Spray.

Whether you’re sweating at a concert, crying at a romcom or inconveniently dealing with unpredictable weather patterns, it’s no match for this waterproof finishing spray. Not only does the All Nighter Setting Spray keep makeup protected against H2O and more, it also keeps it looking fresh and flawless all day. Your eyeshadow and blush will be just as vibrant at 4PM, 8PM, and even 12AM as it did when you applied it that morning. Your foundation will be smooth and streak-free while the skin underneath feels cool, fresh, and always energized. And then there’s the fact that it’s also the ultimate beauty hack. All Nighter Setting Spray acts as a mix-in medium for your favorite Naked eyeshadow palette shades to create customized liquid eyeliners that last all day and night!

We could talk all day about the holy grail of setting sprays, but why not let your favorite beauty publications do it instead? InStyle calls the original All Nighter “the MVP of setting sprays” while reiterating that “not even an unexpected rain shower” can mess with it. Where is the lie? Cosmopolitan praises its “incredible staying power skillz,” while Allure has awarded the All Nighter Setting Spray its “Best in Beauty” award not once, not twice, but three times. It’s the best makeup finishing spray in the country, after all, and our entire Urban Decay fam needs the All Nighter Setting Spray on their beauty shelf.

Who should use All Nighter Setting Spray?

Short answer? Literally everybody should use the best setting spray in the USA. Long answer? All Nighter Setting Spray can do it all for any skin type or makeup style. If you’re feeling edgy and in the mood to break a few beauty rules, the true Urban Decay way, then the ultimate beauty hacks are right at your fingertips. Mix this mist with the shade Bud from the Naked Wild West Eyeshadow Palette to produce a soft turquoise shimmer liquid liner from scratch, using the eyeliner brush to apply it for all day slay. You can also blend a small amount of this setting spray with other powder formulas in our Stay Naked Threesome Bronzer, Highlighter, Blush palette. This technique helps to create longevity for your best contour and highlight effects, ensuring that you maintain your lifted and illuminated cheekbones at all times.

All Nighter Ultra Matte Setting Spray

Why it’s the best

If you’re a sleek and sophisticated glam fiend who believes that matte is where it’s at, we have some seriously good news for you. All Nighter Ultra Matte Setting Spray is about to make your shine-free, refreshing and non-dewy radiance (yes, it exists) dreams come true. It’s the best matte finishing spray for oily skin by a mile, featuring kaolin clay to absorb excess oil throughout the day while also preventing makeup meltdowns. A certain few know the struggle… you’re having the time of your life out with your squad, until you head to the bathroom for a beauty touch up and find that you’ve sweat off all your foundation. Insert the upside down smiley face emoji here. What if we told you that this scenario would never happen again if you only had the best setting spray for oily skin? It’s completely true, especially when paired with more of your favorite mattifying Urban Decay products.

We’re talking about the other setting essentials in our All Nighter fam, like the Softening Loose Setting Powder. And then there’s the Stay Naked Liquid Foundation, a full-coverage matte foundation that sets the stage for all your TikTok-approved “clean girl” makeup looks. These Urban Decay essentials understand that the oily struggle is real and work effortlessly alongside the best makeup finishing spray for oily skin. Forget your skin’s greasy moments under the sun or club nights, because you’re about to trade them for 16 hours of smooth, shine-free and striking coverage with the All Nighter Ultra Matte Setting Spray.

Who should use All Nighter Ultra Matte Setting Spray?

Those with oily skin simply need to make the All Nighter Ultra Matte Setting Spray their new ride-or-die, and we have just four words to explain why. No more blotting pads. The breathable formula will never clog your pores, while the kaolin clay in this spray is always hard at work to keep your complexion looking ultra-matte and mega-shine-free. There’s no need for multiple midday makeup touch-ups with the All Nighter in your corner, and you’ll always be ready for the afterparty with the best makeup finishing spray for oily skin.

All Nighter Ultra Glow Setting Spray

Why it’s the best

Don’t let anyone dim your natural light, babe, especially when it’s available in a setting spray that lets you glow on the go. Do you see where we’re glowing with this? All puns aside, dewy skin enthusiasts will be obsessed with the All Nighter Ultra Glow Setting Spray. It lets you start and end your day with a flawless makeup look complete with a glowy and dewy finish! Not to mention, it doesn’t hurt that you know your skin will be nourished from AM to PM. Often considered the best makeup finishing spray for dry skin, All Nighter Ultra Glow is infused with hydrating ingredients like hyaluronic acid and agave extract. These lock down not only your makeup looks but also an endless supply of moisture, making even the most parched skin feel perfectly refreshed. Your skin will be glowing inside and out with a spectrum of sparkling benefits from the All Nighter Ultra Glow Setting Spray, and we can’t wait to see you illuminate and create your favorite makeup looks.

True makeup friends take radiance to the next level, and that’s where some of our other glow-worthy Urban Decay products come in. The All Nighter Ultra Glow Setting Spray is designed to enhance your inner sparkle and produce a fresh, dewy finish, and the glow is only escalated when used alongside the Hydromaniac Tinted Glow Hydrator. These two products are kind of like cousins, as both provide major hydration and a healthy glow, plus minimize imperfections for a flawlessly lit look. A sheer, lightweight, and naturally luminous effect comes easy with this dewy couple, and you can even add a little extra sparkle with our Moondust Eyeshadow and highlighter from the Stay Naked Threesome!

Who should use All Nighter Ultra Glow Setting Spray?

We’d definitely consider the All Nighter Ultra Glow Setting Spray to be the best makeup finishing spray for dry skin, courtesy of hyaluronic acid and agave extract for all-day hydration. You deserve to have your dewy finish, and wear it too, without the fear of drying out your skin, and that’s where the top Urban Decay products come in. All Nighter Ultra Glow indulges your love for a dewy finish for a full 16 hours, helping your glitter eyeshadow appear ultra-gleaming and highlighter next-level holographic. Light up and nourish your makeup looks with this Urban Decay essential, or gift it to your favorite person with dry skin or appreciation for a dewy finish!

All Nighter Vitamin C Setting Spray

Why it’s the best

Orange you glad that the All Nighter Vitamin C Setting Spray exists? We love a solid makeup-skincare hybrid, and this product is the brightening, uplifting, hydrating essential that’s making a statement in our Urban Decay fam. It’s the newest addition to our All Nighter Setting Spray collection, but quickly gaining momentum as a must-have for all types of makeup lovers. Whether you’re an everyday makeup enthusiast that collects sheer foundation and lip balm, a glam girl who lives and breathes sparkle, or anything in between, this Vitamin C setting spray is there to lock in your makeup looks and show kindness to your complexion.

Any skincare expert will tell you the long list of Vitamin C benefits. It helps to rejuvenate, brighten, moisturize, and balance all skin types, and it’s basically the best thing ever. Even if you’re used to your Vitamin C moisturizers, we promise you one thing — once you try the All Nighter Vitamin C Setting Spray, you’ll never go back. It can be applied in seconds with less mess and just as many makeup and skincare benefits, while the uplifting citrus scent will follow you through the day for good vibes only.

Who should use All Nighter Vitamin C Setting Spray?

Anybody who loves a good beauty hack! While the All Nighter Vitamin C Setting Spray is not a substitute for your everyday skincare routine (you still need it!), it does provide an endless amount of beauty benefits in seconds and put your mind at ease throughout the day. Your makeup will be more vibrant than ever while your skin is nourished through the power of vitamin C, giving you the best of both beauty worlds and an easy way to slay. If you’re a minimal makeup lover, you can even wear this setting spray on its own for a subtle radiance and all-day rejuvenation!

You’ve just finished your most fierce makeup look ever, now it’s time to find out which Urban Decay setting spray will lock things down! Visit @UrbanDecay on Instagram or Twitter to tell us your fave.

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