What does sea salt spray do for hair? Well, salt sprays remind you of the days when the breeze of the sea was playing through your hair. Nevertheless, some may think that these styling sprays make your roots crispy and you have straw-dry ends. The truth is that these formulas do dehydrate your hair. If you learn how to use it, you will have a groomed hair with a carefree finish.

Specialists argue that the gritty texture of the hair after applying this styling spray will dry in, allowing your hair to move freely. You can use as much salt spray as you like depending on how summer-ish you want your look to be.

Marc Trinder, Charles Worthington’s Art Team Director, will give us some tips regarding the use of sea salt spray.

-How much sea salt spray to use

Marc argues that if you had a bad experience with sea salt spray once, you should not give up. You will become good at applying it only by practicing. The results may vary depending on the brand of your styling spray.

-Where to apply the spray

The most important thing is to make sure that you do not spray too much on your roots. You should spread the sea salt spray on mid-lengths to the ends. Nevertheless, if you tend to have dry roots, you can apply some spray starting from the top to give your hair a kick of lift. After washing your hair, when your roots are still wet, you can spritz some sea salt spray.

-When to apply it

You can simply apply it after you washed your hair and it dried. Furthermore, you can scrunch your hair into locks to have a messed up look as you just got back from the beach and the sea breeze is still in your hair. However, you can apply the sea salt spray over your wet hair and use a blow dryer to style it.


What does sea salt spray do for hair? It will give you a beachy look, as if the sea breeze played with your hair the whole day.

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-Avoiding crispiness

If you have done some experiments with your salt spray and you noticed that your ends are over dehydrated, then you should use a detangler. You can apply a leave-in conditioner or serum to make sure your hair stays hydrated, and it is soft.

-Do not expect rolling waves

If you have naturally curly hair, then the sea salt spray will offer you the rolling waves look. Therefore, if you have a straight hair, the spray will not magically turn it into amazing shiny locks.

-How to choose your spray

Choosing the best sea salt spray is the key. For instance, the Bumble and Bumble Surf Spray is perfect if you want to obtain a sun-dried style. Nevertheless, their new version, Surf Infusion Spray has tropical oils that will you if you have thick, coarse hair. You can also try out the Fudge Urban Sea Salt which will offer you the look of a surfer girl. Furthermore, the John Frieda Beach Blonde Sea Salt Spray is a formula which will not dry your hair.

Now,  that you have all the information you need about how, when and what to use, go shopping and choose what best suits you.