Here's the very best hairspray for your hair (and why.)

Here's the very best hairspray for your hair (and why.)

Sasha Booker Sasha Booker
4 minute read

If when you think of hairspray you still picture the stiff, sticky helmet-like look and feel of the past, we’ve got a considerable variety of spritzes and sprays to fill you in on. Now don’t get us wrong—an extra-firm hairspray has its time and place, but for many of us, a light hold with a bit of shine is often all we’re looking for. Whether you prefer a heavy-duty hairspray with a hold that won’t quit or a flexible frizz-fighting finisher, read on for the perfect recommendation for your hair type.



For a frizz-fighting formula with little hold:

Bumble And Bumble - Hairdresser's Invisible Oil UV Protective Dry Oil Finishing Spray

Bumble And Bumble - Hairdresser's Invisible Oil UV Protective Dry Oil Finishing Spray

$34.00

What It Is: This ultra-lightweight frizz-taming micro-mist delivers radiance, softness, and frizz control to finished styles without collapsing them. Dry, dull hair is left looking revived and healthy instantly. Free From:Parabens, phthalates, mineral oils, and formaldehyde. Bumble and bumble is… read more

Bumble And Bumble's Hairdresser’s Invisible Oil Finishing Spray works best on fine to medium hair, straight or curly. It reduces frizz and adds nourishment to dry, color-treated hair. After shaking well, hold your hairspray 8-10 inches from dry hair and spray evenly from mid-shafts to ends. Distribute evenly with a comb or fingers. PRO TIP: For hair that’s on the finer side, spray it in your hands before applying.


For a buildable hold for our fine-haired friends:

Pureology - Style + Protect Texture Finishing Spray

Pureology - Style + Protect Texture Finishing Spray

$28.00

For a texture as soft and fine as the San Diego sands, layer on this buildable spray that adds just enough texture for a lived-in look. A natural finisher that gives you effortless body for I-woke-up-like-this appeal. Features & Benefits:… read more

We recommend Pureology Style + Protect Texture Finishing Spray for fine hair or for those weary of a heavy look or feel. Shake well before use, then spray a fine mist 4-6 inches from the hair to add touchable texture to your finished style. Layer on as desired.


For luminous locks with a medium hold:

Moroccanoil - Luminous Hairspray Medium

Moroccanoil - Luminous Hairspray Medium

$10.00

Best High-Humidity Hairspray, InStyle.com, 2017TotalBeauty Awards: Best Hair Products TotalBeauty.com, 2017 For natural, long-lasting style, Moroccanoil® Luminous Hairspray is your go-to for a medium-hold, lightweight, workable styler. Hair is veiled in a reflective shield of frizz-fighting, humidity-combating shine that also… read more

Moroccanoil Luminous Hairspray - Medium is ideal for blowouts and updos alike and works well with all hair types. Spray onto your style as needed, holding the can about 10 inches away from your head. PRO TIP: For extra volume, spray onto roots before styling.


F
or a seriously strong hold (sans the heavy-duty hairspray smell):

For the ultimate hold to lock in a finished look, reach for Redken Triple Pure 32 Extreme High Hold Hairspray. This spray really is the best of both worlds for those who like an extremely firm hold but don't want to feel doused in chemicals. Once you're ready to lock in your finished style, hold 6-12 inches away from hair and spray onto dry style. Reapply as needed for additional hold.


For visible volume on thin hair:

IGK - No Limit Dry Volume And Thickening Spray

IGK - No Limit Dry Volume And Thickening Spray

$31.00

**THIS ITEM IS AN IN-STORE EXCLUSIVE AND MUST BE PICKED UP AT OUR FLAGSHIP STORE LOCATED IN SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH. MORE INFORMATION IS AVAILABLE AT CHECKOUT.** This featherlight volumizing and thickening spray holds any shape and style without feeling stiff or… read more

If you're looking for lots of volume with virtually zero residue, IGK No Limit Dry Volume And Thickening Spray is your new go-to.

A consumer perception study showed:

• 91% agree their hair instantly appeared twice as full

• 94% agree this product gave instant, noticeable results

• 97% agree their hair felt healthy and soft, not dry or gritty

Spray onto dry, styled hair from roots to ends. Build for more body, density, and hold.


For a sleek sheen on our curly girls and guys:

Mizani - HD Shyne Lightweight Sheen Spray

Mizani - HD Shyne Lightweight Sheen Spray

$20.00

This hair shine spray is made with all textures and curl types in mind. A hairspray for curly hair infused with nourishing Monoi Oil to deliver weightless, brilliant shine and nourishment without adding weight, flaking, or buildup. Perfect for natural,… read more

Mizani HD Shyne Lightweight Sheen Spray is a lightweight sheen spray that conditions and softens hair for a frizz-free finish with mirror shine. Hold can 10-12 inches away and spray evenly. Use before flat-ironing and curling.


For a flexible hold that prevents puff:

R+Co - Moon Landing Anti-Humidity Spray

R+Co - Moon Landing Anti-Humidity Spray

$33.00

**THIS ITEM IS AN IN-STORE EXCLUSIVE AND MUST BE PICKED UP AT OUR FLAGSHIP STORE LOCATED IN SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH. MORE INFORMATION IS AVAILABLE AT CHECKOUT.** Take one giant leap to good hair. Designed to work in the toughest humidity, lightweight… read more

R+Co Moon Landing Anti-humidity Spray lightly coats strands to calm frizz, effectively repel moisture, and keep hairstyles intact. Style hair as usual, then shake and apply spray to hair as the final step.


For a strong hold on a sensitive scalp:

No Nothing - Very Sensitive Strong Hairspray

No Nothing - Very Sensitive Strong Hairspray

$26.00

Fragrance-free hairspray gives a strong, flexible hold to any style. A fine mist that dries fast gives great shine and finishes your style. Contains UV and humidity protection. Hypoallergenic, fragrance-free, unscented, gluten-free, soy-free, paraben-free, dye- and colorant-free, 100% vegan, and… read more

Called "No Nothing" for a reason, No Nothing Very Sensitive Strong Hairspray is free from superallergens, fragrances, and chemical skin irritants. Great for all hair types, this spray offers a strong hold without compromising your sensitive scalp's comfort. Simply spray onto dry hair to finish your style.

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