Best-HairspraysAre you looking for the best hairsprays?

Hairspray can make or break a great hair day!

A bad hairspray can do even worse…ruin the blowout that you styled so well.

There are SO many different hairsprays out there, so it can be hard to find the one that’s right for you. I’ve tried them all, and some are amazing while others are too sticky!

If you’re not sure about a new hairspray, then try it on a weekend or stick to lightweight sprays if your hair normally gets weighed down.

So, here are a few of the best hairsprays that will keep your hair looking flawless all day! Hairspray should be the last product that you use when you’re styling your hair. In some cases you’ll use hairspray as you style your hair(ex: when using a curling iron), but don’t use it on wet hair.

The Best Hairsprays


Moroccanoil Luminous Hairspray

Moroccanoil Luminous Hairspray is a medium hold flexible hairspray that provides long-lasting weightless hole for soft and natural styles.


Product Highlights:

  • Brushes out easily
  • No sticky/flaky residue
  • Best for fine to medium hair
  • Helps control static and provides a natural, long-lasting finish!

This hairspray pairs well with Moroccanoil’s Volumizing Mousse! Apply mousse before blow drying to build body and create lift without stickiness!


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Paul Mitchell Extra Body Finishing Spray

Paul Mitchell Extra Body Finishing Spray is packed with awesome ingredients like panthenol and hydrolyzed wheat protein that build body and provide a bodifying boost, so hair looks and feels thicker! It also dries instantly without flakiness or stickiness.


Product Highlights:

  • Secures hard-to-hold hair
  • Fights frizz
  • Boosts volume
  • Adds shine
  • Great for holding curls
  • Doesn’t weigh your hair down

This hairspray pairs well with Paul Mitchell’s Extra Body Daily Root Booster! It’s a light spritzing root booster that works best when blow dried at the root.

You may always want to use a light mousse with these two products for a style with more body.


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Alterna Caviar Working Hairspray

Alterna Caviar Anti-Aging Working Hairspray is an ultra-dry brushable spray that’s perfect for achieving a natural-looking style!


Product Highlights:

  • Anti-Aging
  • Provides flexible hold
  • Adds fullness
  • Adds shine
  • Humidity resistant
  • Brushable
  • A personal favorite!

This hairspray pairs well with Alterna’s Caviar Anti-Aging Mousse! It’s a light weight treatment styling mousse that adds a lot of body, so if your hair is a little limp you’ll love these products!


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ColorProof HardCore Epic Hold Hairspray

ColorProof HairCore Epic Hold Hairspray is perfect for color protection and will hold your style all day long! This hairspray features micro-silicone technology that illuminates hair with brilliant shine and never weighs it down.


Product Highlights:

  • Fast-drying
  • Humidity resistant
  • Adds shine
  • Protects hair
  • Great for updo’s and must-hold styles

This hairspray pairs well with ColorProof LiftIt® Color Protecting Foam Mousse! It’s perfect for before you blow dry, protects your color, and more!


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Living Proof Flex Shaping Hairspray

Living Proof Flex Shaping Hairspray can be used to set, style, or finish your hair! When used to set, this hairspray creates a flexible and brushable hold that builds volume. When used to style, this hairspray builds, shapes, and adds structure to your hairstyle. When used to finish, this hairspray provides humidity protection with natural movement!


Product Highlights:

  • Safe for color and chemically treated hair
  • Holds hair in place
  • Use on damp hair to build a structured style
  • Use on dry hair to style or finish, with or without heat

This hairspray pairs well with Living Proof’s Full Thickening Mousse! It’s an ultra lightweight mousse that provides flexible volume to help fine, flat hair to look, feel and behave like naturally full, thick hair.

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Bumble and Bumble City Swept Finish

Bumble and Bumble City Swept Finish is a supple hold finish that creates lived-in “street-styled” looks with separation and sheen! Use this spray on dry, styled hair.


Product Highlights:

  • Great for fine hair
  • Great for coarse or wavy hair
  • Control
  • Separation
  • Anti-fluff
  • Create effortless styles

This hairspray pairs well with Bumble and Bumble Thickening Mousse!

Use these products together for an easy & effortless style when you’re short on time or if you just want that “piecey” look!


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Pureology Colour Stylist Supreme Control Hairspray

Pureology Colour Stylist Supreme Control Hairspray will hold any style, protect your color, and more!


Product Highlights:

  • Zero dulling
  • Enhances haircolour’s beauty
  • AntifadeComplex maximizes colour retention
  • Protects hair from UV rays
  • Great for holding curls

This hairspray pairs well with Pureology’s Silk Bodifier Volumizing Mousse! Apply the mousse before blow drying your hair and style as desired!


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UNITE GO365 Hairspray

UNITE GO365 Hairspray is a 3-in-1 spray for soft, medium, or strong hold! All you have to do is turn the nozzle and choose which hold you need for the days’ style!


Product Highlights:

  • 3-in-1 hairspray: soft, medium, or strong
  • Non-flaking
  • Thermal and UV protector

This hairspray pairs well with UNITE’s Elevate Mousse! I recommend this product combo if you have medium to coarse hair. While both products are great for any hair type, I feel that this hairspray can be a little too heavy for fine hair….even with the lowest setting.


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What’s your favorite root booster? Please share in the comment section!

If you’re not sure if you need a root booster, or which one is best for your hair type…feel free to contact me!

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