The golden rule of styling your hair during the winter months is that no product is too much product. Between potential snowflakes, rain, and wind, combating frizz and maintaining smoothness is a battle. With our aid, however, it’s a battle you may just come out on top of.
To help you on your hair care journey, we’ve made a cheat sheet of our favorite strong hold hairsprays from the L'Oréal portfolio of products. These serious formulas can take on almost anything Mother Nature throws your way. If you follow this guide, you’ll arrive at your holiday parties without looking like you’ve been through a wind tunnel. That’s the best gift we could give you!
Redken Triple Take 32 Extreme High-Hold Hairspray
Redken is a brand that’s known for high quality products and this spray is no different. The Triple Mist Diffusion system surrounds the hair strand with unstoppable hold and freezes your style firmly into place.
The formula also boasts 24-hour hold and humidity resistance, which means there’s no sudden weather change that can ruin the ‘do you spent hours creating. Several spritzes of this, and even the most delicate chignon will stay in place.
Redken Triple Take 32 Extreme High-Hold Hairspray, $22.00 MSRP
Matrix Total Results High Amplify Proforma Firm Hold Hairspray
Looking for a hairspray that won’t let you down on windy days? This is the one you’ll want in your hair care arsenal.
High Amplify Proforma Firm Hold Hairspray is a firm hold finish spray for extra lift and maximum hold. The ultra fast-drying formula locks in style and texture, while adding intense shine. It’s ideal for high volume styles that need a strong foundation. Those ‘60s-inspired bouffants you’ve been thinking of trying? Now is your moment to take them out on a Friday night.
Matrix Total Results High Amplify Proforma Firm Hold Hairspray, $17.00 MSRP
L’Oréal Professionnel Tecni.Art Extreme Lacquer
For many of us, wind isn’t the real enemy—humidity and moisture are the villains that turn a luxe ponytail tied with a bow into a frizzy nightmare.
This extreme hold, anti-frizz fixing spray instantly holds the hair, preserving the desired style and volume while enhancing natural shine. It’s formulated with two polymers to provide extreme hold with 48-hour frizz control, even in humidity.
L’Oréal Professionnel Tecni.Art Extreme Lacquer, $28.00 MSRP
Pureology Colour Stylist Supreme Control Hairspray
You know the feeling of exiting a blowout bar with hair that’s hopped up on mousse and shine spray? We want you to feel that way every single day—even in the dreary early months of the year.
This Pureology hairspray can help you achieve just that. The formula finishes any look with maximum hold and extra shine. It also helps fortify color-treated hair while optimizing color retention. A hair product that makes even your color looks better? That, friends, is the making of a Holy Grail beauty product. Don’t be surprised to find yourself stashing a travel size version in your clutch.
Pureology Colour Stylist Supreme Control Hairspray, $27.00 MSRP
Matrix Vavoom Extra Full Freezing Spray
When you’re in a rush, there’s no need to sacrifice good hair! Matrix Vavoom Extra Full Freezing Spray’s super fast-drying, clean-feeling formula provides continual hold to lock in full volume and texture.
Matrix Vavoom Extra Full Freezing Spray, $18.00 MSRP
Matrix Style Link Volume Fixer Volume Hairspray
For volume and a strong hold, turn to Matrix Style Link Volume Fixer Volume Hairspray. Formulated with curly and long hair in mind, the hairspray’s lightweight polymers enhance support for volumizing control without weighing hair down. All the root lift, none of the heavy, super product-y feeling.
Matrix Style Link Volume Fixer Volume Hairspray, $18.00 MSRP
Matrix Vavoom Freezing Spray Finishing Spray
You spent 20 minutes artfully pinning that chignon into place, so it would be a real shame to see it fall apart when you run to catch a cab. Instead of tweaking your updo every five minutes, finish your style with Matrix Vavoom Freezing Spray, an extra-firm, fast-drying finishing spray that instantly locks in volume, texture, and lift.
Matrix Vavoom Freezing Spray Finishing Spray, $18.00 MSRP
Redken Forceful 23 Super Strength Hairspray
If you need the universe saved, you call in a superhero; when you need your hairstyle saved, you call in a super strength hairspray like Redken’s Forceful 23. Its anti-frizz finishing formula with vitamins C and E protects the hair and helps prevent hair color from fading. On top of all that, the 24-hour humidity resistance and strong hold make it a clear winner.
Redken Forceful 23 Super Strength Hairspray, $19.50 MSRP
Redken Control Addict 28 Extra High-Hold Hairspray
Sometimes you just really need to lock a hairstyle in place, particularly if your hair is prone to frizzing up at the first hint of humidity. We love Redken Control Addict 28 for those days because of its extra strong hold and anti-humidity formula, which can hold your hair in place for 24 hours without residue or flaking. Why even sleep when your hair looks this good? The finish spray boasts both control and brushability—and what other formula can make that claim?
Redken Control Addict 28 Extra High-Hold Hairspray, $25.00 MSRP
Bumble And Bumble Bb. Strong Finish Firm Hold Hairspray
Adorable galactic-themed can aside, Bumble and bumble’s Strong Finish hairspray is a stand out because of its no-nonsense approach to keeping every hair texture and density in place. The no-slip formula creates a modern, brushable finish that’s totally addictive.
Bumble And Bumble Bb. Strong Finish Firm Hold Hairspray, $32.00 MSRP
Redken Triple Pure 32 Hairspray
Need a strong hold without smelling like a bouquet? Choose Redken Triple Pure 32, belove by stylists and models for its neutral fragrance!
Redken Forceful 23 Super Strength HairsprayTriple Pure 32 Hairspray, $32.00 MSRP
Kérastase Laque Noire Extra-Strong Hold Hair Spray
We accept nothing but the best when it comes to products that can make or break a good hair day…which is why Kérastase Laque Noire is a staple on our vanities. The strong hold hairspray guarantees 48-hour humidity protection without stickiness, flaking, or transferring residue. For a soft-feeling finish and a UV filter that provides UVA/UVB protection, Laque Noire hairspray should be your Holy Grail product.
Kérastase Laque Noire Extra-Strong Hold Hair Spray, $28.00 MSRP
Biolage Freeze Fix Humidity-Resistant Hairspray
A classic formula with a chic new look, Biolage Freeze Fix is firm hold anti-humidity hairspray that locks your style into place without paragons, mineral oil, or artificial colorants.
Biolage Freeze Fix Humidity-Resistant Hairspray, $17.50
Verb Strong Hairspray
Verb hair products are born in Texas, the land of balloon-like pageant hair, so you know the brand’s hairspray can be trusted. The strong hold formula contains pro-vitamin B5 to help moisturize and smooth try hair and help it appear fuller. If you’re shopping for a hairspray that pairs perfectly with heat styling, it’s this one!
Verb Strong Hairspray, $16.00 MSRP
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