If there’s one hair product that will always hold a permanent spot on our vanity (and in our hearts), it’s hairspray. Older formulas might have a solid reputation of leaving your strands looking and feeling stiff, but today’s light hold hairsprays are brushable, moveable, and most importantly crunch-free. What’s not to love?
Looking to try a light hold hairspray for yourself? Whether you have long dark brown hair or shorter ash blonde locks, you can’t go wrong with these 10 standout formulas.
Biolage R.A.W Frizz Control Styling Spray
If you’re dealing with what feels like untamable frizz, you need to add this hairspray to your lineup of frizz-fighting products. The Biolage R.A.W Frizz Control Styling Spray helps to smooth down flyaways with light shaping for a natural sheen and controlled finish.
Biolage R.A.W Frizz Control Styling Spray, $19.50 MSRP
Redken Fashion Work 12 Versatile HairsprayThe Redken Fashion Work 12 Versatile Hairspray for color-treated hair features a versatile formula for working, shaping and finishing styles flawlessly. Check out our full Redken Fashion Work 12 review.
Redken Fashion Work 12 Versatile Hairspray, $19.50 MSRP
Redken Windblown 05 Dry Finishing SprayIn 2019, we’re all about texture. Whether it’s textured beach waves, updos, or short layered haircuts, you name it and we’re here for it! If you’re looking for a lightweight hairspray that can add a bit of texture to your mane, we recommend the Redken Windblown 05 Dry Finishing Spray. This mild control volumizing and texturizing dry hairspray creates airy texture, weightless volume and flexible fullness to hold a full windswept effect.
Redken Windblown 05 Dry Finishing Spray, $19.50 MSRP
Pureology Style + Protect Soft Finish HairsprayLooking for the perfect light hold hairspray to help protect the vibrancy of your salon color? We found it! The Pureology Style + Protect Soft Finish Hairspray, formulated with the brand’s AntiFadeComplex, is a workable hairspray that offers a flexible, radiant finish that also helps to protect color-treated hair.
Pureology Style + Protect Soft Finish Hairspray, $28.00 MSRP
Living Proof Style Lab Flex HairsprayDitch your old heat protectant and hairspray and opt for this killer combination instead. The product can be used on damp or dry hair to set, style, and finish and also protects against heat up to 410 degrees Fahrenheit.
Living Proof Style Lab Flex Hairspray, $26.00 MSRP
R+Co Outer Space Flexible HairsprayThe packaging of the R+Co Outer Space Flexible Hairspray isn’t the only thing that’s out of this world. With this product on your side, you’ll be the talk of the galaxy! According to the brand’s website, this hairspray is good for just about all of your styling needs. You can lock your look in place or apply a few spritzes to reshape and refresh any hairstyle without product buildup.
R+Co Outer Space Flexible Hairspray, $32.00 MSRP
IGK Intern Flexible HairsprayThe IGK Intern Flexible Hairspray is dependable and versatile—like all of the best interns! If you’re looking for a flexible hairspray with a clean, soft, and shiny finish, this one might be for you.
IGK Intern Flexible Hairspray, $29.00 MSRP
DevaCurl Flexible Hold HairsprayKeep your ringlets from looking and feeling crunchy with a light hold hairspray formulated for curly hair. We recommend the DevaCurl Flexible Hold Hairspray for a lasting hold that leaves curls soft and bouncy.
DevaCurl Flexible Hold Hairspray, $25.00 MSRP
Alterna Bamboo Smooth Anti-Humidity Hair SprayLooking to beat the heat this summer? If humidity does a number on the look and feel of your hair, pick up an anti-humidity hairspray like the Alterna Bamboo Smooth Anti-Humidity Hair Spray. The humidity-resistant formula is flexible to help lock in your beach day ‘do without stiffness or stickiness.
Alterna Bamboo Smooth Anti-Humidity Hair Spray. $18.00 MSRP
Bumble And Bumble Thickening Dryspun Volume Texture Spray
Fine hair is notorious for lacking volume, and adding a heavy hairspray formula to the mix might make your strands appear even more lackluster. That’s why we love the Bumble And Bumble Thickening Dryspun Texture Spray. Formulated for fine to medium hair, the product adds airy texture and instant volume with just a few spritzes.
Bumble And Bumble Thickening Dryspun Volume Texture Spray, $31.00 MSRP
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