That wavy hairstyle you see all over Instagram/Pinterest/insert-social-media-platform-here? It doesn't just *happen*. The secret to that tousled look is texturizing spray, and we've rounded up the best of the best for you to try, ahead.
IGK's one-of-a-kind texturizing spray is considered one of the best for many reasons. It mimics the effect of salt-soaked tresses by adding natural volume and fullness, but has a matte finish. It protects against the natural fading of a dye job in the sun 🙌, and helps cleanse hair of excess oils (read: no dry-shampoo necessary).
BUY IT: $29; sephora.com.
This organic, light-hold formula is ideal for lending a tousled finish to fine hair without the sticky residue. Plus, it comes scented with roses so even if you're sleeping in a wet braid, you'll go to bed feeling refreshed.
BUY IT: $24; sephora.com.
To protect against the drying effect of sunshine, the aloe water in this texturing spray will keep your scalp moisturized, while it helps you serve up red-carpet worthy waves. The salt spray contains the same degree of salinity as the Pacific Ocean, so it's the closest you'll get to an actual beach vacation.
BUY IT: $20; sephora.com.
To achieve a Baywatch-ready, fresh-from-the-surf style, look no further than this texturing spray that imitates the effect of saltwater on strands. It's also packed with UVA-protective agents, in case you're scheduling some serious sun time.
BUY IT: $27; sephora.com.
Don't be fooled by the name—this works just as well for any hair type, from brunettes to redheads. The best part? It doesn't leave hair sticky or flat AT ALL 🙏.
BUY IT: $9; target.com.
The organic line's sea spray not only adds texture, but it smells amazing, thanks to a mix of orange flower, grapefruit, neroli, and rosewood blend perfumes.
BUY IT: $13; lushusa.com.
This one smells divine, doesn't cost a fortune, and adds bouncy volume and body to any 'do.
BUY IT: $6; ulta.com.
Made with texturizing sea salt and Moroccan argan oil, this cult-favorite formula leaves hair shiny and wavy in a trying-but-not-trying California girl way.
BUY IT: $7; amazon.com.
This vegan spray gives hair a sultry wave, and features hydrating salts like Himalayan Pink Salt. Pro tip: leave this one in overnight with your hair in a top-knot, and wake up to naturally surfer-esque waves.
BUY IT: $26; amazon.com.
This moisturizing spray uses oils to repair hair, while lending strands a sun-kissed shine (minus the starchy texture).
BUY IT: $42; amazon.com.