I know that I can complain about my hair a lot (although doesn’t everyone do that?), but one thing I’ve learned to love and embrace is my natural hair. My out-of-the-shower, air dried hair is beachy waves. Sure, it takes a little product, a LOT of time to dry and some frizz maintenance to get it that way, but I’m pretty lucky. Many women covet the unruly, undone and beachy-chic waves that only mermaids and surfer girls seem to get right. It helps if you have a bit of natural curl in your hair, but everyone can easily achieve beachy waves with a few products and pointers.
Bumble & Bumble Surf Spray– This product is a fan-favorite for many reasons. It adds volume to limp hair and has a matte finish. The non-sticky formula and easy-to-use bottle are great selling points, too.
Alterna Summer Hair Ocean Waves Texturizing Spray– The bottle of this lightweight spray is enough to make you want to hit the beach. Not only does it provide your hair with a beachy texture, but it also protects your hair from fading in the sun.
Sachajuan Ocean Mist– This product is a leave-in styler that tousles waves for the perfect wavy texture. You can use it on hair that’s clean or dirty and wet or dry. Pretty versatile if I do say so myself.
Oribe Dry Texturizing Spray– I’ve heard great things about this brand, so even though I haven’t personally tried this product, I can imagine it works well. It boasts “volume and sexy texture”, and who doesn’t want that? With ingredients like ginger root extract derived from Hawaiian white ginger (which is said to promote circulation, add shine and soften hair), you can’t go wrong.
Organix Moroccan Surf Paste– Organix is one of my new favorite drugstore brands. I love their shampoos and blow-drying cremes. This fun surf paste is great for piece-y waves and will keep them separated and provide a long-lasting hold. With the added bonus of Moroccan oil, you know this will be great for your hair.
Not Your Mother’s Beach Babe Texturing Sea Salt Spray– This is a personal favorite of mine. The smell is amazing. I would spray this stuff on my hair just for the smell alone! It provides a nice wave to my hair and actually helps to eliminate frizz. And did I mention the amazing smell? Oh, I did.
Fekkai ‘Summer Hair™ Beach Waves’ Spray– This product is constantly sold-out in various stores due to it’s popularity (although Ulta does a great job of keeping it in stock it seems!) The best way to describe this product is “refreshing”- the light mist is pleasant and super easy to use.
Biosilk Beach Texture– Infused with luxurious silk, this texture spray strengthens hair and adds moisture in addition to providing a nice wave. As an added bonus, it helps protect your locks from the sun.
L’Oreal Everstyle Texture Series Beach Waves Spray– As a huge fan of L’Oreal beauty products, I hope that this spray holds up to their standards. I haven’t had the chance to try it out myself yet, but this alcohol-free formula is supposed to provide texture for 24 hours.
Josie Maran Bohemian Waves Argan Hair Mist Texture Volume & Moisture– This lovely spray is formulated without any harmful chemicals, so it’s great for your hair. For soft-to-the-touch waves, this is your product.
What are your favorite products to get beachy hair?