If you have fine, straight hair but love the look of beachy waves, you already know that sea salt spray is your secret weapon. But not all sea salt sprays are created equally: Some are intended for people with thick or curly hair, so they're more moisturizing, while others can leave your hair feeling crunchy and stiff. The best sea salt sprays for fine, straight hair, on the other hand, strike the perfect balance. They use — you guessed it — sea salt to give your hair texture, body, and movement, but they're also balanced out by other ingredients that tend to be beneficial for fine hair, such as charcoal powder to soak up oil, or lightweight hydrators, like aloe and glycerin, to prevent an overly drying feeling. Beyond that, choosing your ideal sea salt spray will come down to your budget, scent preference, and preferred finish (i.e. shiny versus matte).
2. The Expert's Pick
Abramite likes working with John Masters Organics' Sea Mist Spray on her clients. The spray is designed to give hair that's flat and lacking in volume a loose, effortless texture, and best of all, it's been certified organic by the USDA as well. Made with sea salt, lavender (which contributes to this spray's lovely, herbal scent), and aloe vera and glycerin for non-greasy hydration, this spray will help make your hair shiny and soft, instead of crunchy or stiff.