Once upon a time, we lived in a world where “hairspray” meant just one thing. It was that product that made your hair hard and stiff like a helmet but kept every strand in place. Now, we’re in an era where a plethora of hairsprays exists to solve all of your hair problems.
With so many options, finding the best hairspray can be more overwhelming than ever. That’s why we gathered our top hairsprays for every hair type, all in one place. From highlights to curly hair, you’re sure to find the hairspray that fits seamlessly into your routine. Keep reading to see which hairspray from the L'Oréal portfolio of products will be your new go-to.
Our 18 Best Hairsprays to Try Now
Redken Brushable Hairspray 12
Your favorite hairspray just got a major packaging glow-up. Formerly called Fashion Work 12, Redken’s Brushable Hairspray 12 holds hair in place for 24 hours without residue or flaking, while its flexi-hold polymers allow for a pliable, brushable hold. Plus, it’s enriched with vitamin C and vitamin E to create a flawless finish that won’t dry out strands.
Redken Control Hairspray 28
Another Redken favorite that’s undergone a makeover is the Control Addict 28 Strong Hold Hairspray. Now dubbed Control Hairspray 28, this same formula offers extreme high hold for 24 hours and dries fast without flaking or residue—all from just a few spritzes.
Matrix Vavoom Triple Freeze Extra Dry
If you’re that chronically late friend who always rushes out the door while styling their hair, you’ll find kinship with Matrix’s Vavoom Triple Freeze Extra Dry. This hairspray features a fast-drying mist that sets your style in seconds with a long-lasting, 24-hour hold that can withstand humidity. It also features a tri-diffusion actuator for a wider, more even product distribution throughout the hair with every spray. Sensitive to scents? Opt for Matrix Vavoom Triple Freeze Extra Dry Unscented.
Matrix Vavoom Extra Full Freezing Spray
More than just a finishing spray, Matrix Vavoom Extra Full Freezing Spray works overtime as a dry shampoo to refresh unwashed hair while adding workable volume. It even covers you against frizz, providing UV protection, 24-hour humidity resistance, and 24-hour anti-frizz protection.
Matrix Vavoom Freezing Spray Extra Hold
If you have a big event coming up and no time to get to the salon, Matrix Vavoom Freezing Spray Extra Hold will solve all of your problems. Its firm-holding formula is perfect for recreating a full glam look right at home. It also slays as a hairstyle primer. By adding volume and texture, it’ll give strands grip when creating updos, braids, and ponytails, so nothing slips out of place. Spray some of this before you head out, and you’re sure to have a fabulous updo all night long.
Matrix Style Link Volume Fixer Finishing Hairspray
Say so long to frizzy, uncontrollable hair days when you have Matrix’s Style Link Volume Fixer Hairspray on hand. This residue-free hair spray is ideal for all hair types and contains a diffusion of lightweight polymers to help lift up roots minus any unnecessary weight.
Matrix Style Link Style Fixer Finishing Hairspray
Need to hold your style in place in a hurry? Matrix Style Link Style Fixer Finishing Hairspray is a fast-drying spray formula that will lock in your hairstyle for hours with humidity-resistant, anti-frizz powers. No helmet effect, no tack, no flaking.
Matrix Total Results High Amplify Proforma Frizz Control Hairspray
Matrix has a long line of versatile hairsprays; this is just another one of our favorites. The brand’s Total Results High Amplify Proforma Frizz Control Hairspray is a flexible, strong-hold hairspray that is ideal for wavy or curly hair. It provides continuous lift, fullness, and high-volume to any style while making strands shinier.
L'Oréal Professionnel Tecni.Art Extreme Lacquer High Hold Hairspray
For hair that requires a bit of extra hold without the stiffness, like a fun mohawk or a dance-proof wedding guest ‘do, take L'Oréal Professionnel’s Tecni.Art Extreme Lacquer High Hold Hairspray for a spin. This anti-frizz hairspray locks in the shape of the style you’ve created, including voluminous styles, so you can spend more time flaunting your hair and minimal time touching it up.
L’Oréal Professionnel Tecni.Art Infinium 4 High-Hold Hairspray
There’s nothing more disheartening than getting your hair done and losing that polished finish after a few hours. We recommend spraying on L’Oréal Professionnel’s Tecni.Art Infinium 4 High-Hold Hairspray. It locks in styles and provides shape and memory, yet leaves hair feeling so natural, it can be combed and re-combed. It even works to combat frizz, so your hairstyle is less likely to turn shapeless and puffy.
Pureology Style + Protect Lock It Down Hairspray
Finally, a hairspray that won’t strip your hair of its vibrant hue. Pureology’s Style + Protect Lock It Down Hairspray is for those who love to switch their hair color as often as the change of season. With its AntiFade Complex technology, this olive-oil enhanced formula protects color-treated hair.
Pureology Style + Protect Soft Finish Hairspray
Rather than leaving your mane crunchy and stiff post-spritz, Pureology Style + Protect Soft Finish Hairspray provides a flexible, non-drying hold that can be brushed out at the night's end. It’s also a safe option for colored hair and features full spectrum UVA/UVB sunscreen to prevent heat and environmental damage.
Redken Forceful 23 Anti-Frizz Super Strength Hairspray
If you need to save humanity, you call in a superhero; when you need to save your hairstyle, you usher in a super-strength hairspray. Redken Forceful 23 Anti-Frizz Super Strength Hairspray fits the bill—bad hair days are no match for this powerful formula.
Redken Triple Take 32 Extreme High-Hold Hairspray
Redken Triple Take 32 Extreme High-Hold Hairspray is just what you need to take you from day to night. It offers up to 24-hour hold, anti-frizz abilities, and texturizing grip, so hair is less slippery and more likely to hang onto its style.
Redken Quick Dry 18 Instant Finishing Fast Drying Hairspray
It’s hard to choose between so many great quick-dry formulas on the market. Still, Redken Quick Dry 18 Instant Finishing Fast Drying Hairspray is a stylist’s go-to for events thanks to its super-speedy dry time and ability to leave strands brushable but never crunchy.
Mizani Humidity Resistant Mist Hairspray
Curly and coily gals know all too well the horror it is to watch your sleek hair turn into a mound of frizz the moment you step outside. Never again if Mizani’s Humidity Resistant Mist Hairspray is your finishing touch. It’s the perfect final step following a blowout to help prevent frizz and emphasize sleek styles since it isn’t heavy or greasy.
Biolage Professional Complete Control Hairspray
It’s 2022, and the most popular hair trends are the ones that enhance your natural texture. Cue Biolage Professional’s Complete Control Hairspray. The soft-to-medium control formula adds a touch of volume and body to any look—not to mention it’s formulated with agave. We love the idea of a look made with a spray that has wholesome ingredients.
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