15 Best Texturizing Sprays For Every Hair Type

For effortless waves and bouncy volume.

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Ever since Beyoncé strutted her stuff in the "Flawless" music video with perfectly tousled, messy-but-chic waves, chanting the lyrics, “I woke up like this,” the only thing that’s been on my mind is, “How did she wake up like this?” and, more importantly, “How can I wake up like this?” 

I’ve been envying the volumized, subtle waves of Instagram models and celebrities for quite a long time now and, up until recently, I had always just assumed destiny would never allow me to achieve this look.


That was until I discovered game-changing texturizing sprays, a product that will make all of your off-duty model dreams come true. 

Volumizing sprays can cure just about every hair related problem from frizz to flatness, from lack of moisture to excess grease. It can smooth, curl, lift and shine every last strand on your head.

Given that there’s a texturizing spray out there for everyone, we’ve narrowed down a bunch that you can tailor to your hair type.

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While we’ll never roll out of bed looking like Beyoncé, with a spray of one of these bad boys first thing in the morning we can get close — minus the fame, wealth and talent, of course.


Best Texturizing Sprays for Beachy Waves

On Instagram, everyone seems to be able to pull off that just-stepped-out-of-the-ocean, effortless waves look without difficulty. But in reality, most of us have hair that is too frizzy or pin-straight to get beachy waves naturally.

These sprays add relaxed waves to straightened hair so you can look like you’re on vacation every day. 

1. Joico Beach Shake Texturizing Finisher


The name says it all, really. This spray is like a vacation in a bottle — all you need is a spritz of this stuff and you’ll have bouncy waves with a shiny, satin finish. It also contains coconut and sunflower seed oils to give your hair a lasting softness.

(Check prices and reviews on Amazon)

2. IGK Beach Club Texture Spray


Free from parabens, this spray is a dream for color-treated hair because it won’t fade your expensive dye job. With a buildable volume, you can decide exactly how much drama your hair needs each day by adding more when needed. 

(Sephora, $29)

3. Amika Un.Done Volume and Matte Texture Spray

If you've used a salt spray, while they definitely add waves they are also very drying on the hair. Luckily, this Amika spray does the exact same job without a hint of salt, so you can have tousled locks without compromising the health of your hair.  


(Sephora, $25)

Best Texturizing Sprays to Enhance Curls

All the naturally curly-haired guys and girls know that a texturizing spray can be the difference between a straightforward morning, or being late for work with your hair scraped back into a messy bun and baby hairs sticking out all over the place.

These sprays calm frizz and hold both natural and curling iron curls for a long-lasting bounce. 

4. SheaMoisture Hold and Shine Moisture Mist


For frizz control and a strong hold on your curls, go for this mist. It’s effective without leaving your hair looking dry or crunchy. Coconut oil restores hydration, neem oil adds healthy shine, and silk protein smooths for strands that glow and are soft to the touch.

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5. Carol's Daughter Hair Milk Nourishing & Conditioning Refresher Spray


When your curls are falling flat or looking a little undefined, this spray will bring them back to life. Agave nectar, sweet almond oil, and B5 vitamins are just a few curl savers infused into this conditioner.

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6. Not Your Mother's Double Take Dry Finish Texture Spray


If you’re using heat to create or enhance your curls, this spray is your curling iron’s best friend. Spiked with quinoa, keratin, and aloe, this formula hydrates and conditions hair while also creating a grippable, slightly gritty finish so your curls will hold in place.

(Walmart, $26.51)

Best Texturizing Sprays Sprays to Volumize Hair

The good news for those who have fine, thin hair or pin-straight hair that needs a lift, is that texturizing sprays were made for you. Every spray on this list will add life to your locks.

But if you want thickness and volume without all the curls and waves, these are just the sprays for you. These work excellently on straight, flat hair to give it a lift without adding too much texture. 


7. Ouai Dry Texture Foam

Jen Atkin, the founder of Ouai, has styled celebrity hair from the Kardashians to the Hadids and knows how to achieve that full modelesque look on all kinds of hair. But her genius aside, you can thank the polymers and rice protein in this spray for visibly thickened, fresh hair.

(Sephora, $28)


8. Living Proof Full Dry Volume Blast

Thin hair is no match for this texturizing spray. Formulated with volumizing molecules, this spray will beef up each strand of your hair to maximize thickness. Even in humid whether, the blend of hydrophobic resins in this formula will maintain your hair’s fullness. 

(Sephora, $29)


9. Oribe Dry Texturizing Spray

A cult classic in the beauty world, this spray contains a blend of polymers that volumize hair and form a protective shield over your strands so they won’t fall throughout the day. Thanks to the aloe vera enriched formula, frizz is smoothed and tamed with added shine.

(Check prices and reviews on Amazon)


Best Texturizing Sprays to Moisturize Hair

If you use a lot of heat on your hair, or just suffer from dry hair, in general, you’ll know that some texturizing sprays can leave your locks looking dehydrated and damaged.

Striking a balance between holding texture and moisturizing hair is something all sprays attempt, but few actually achieve. These texturizing sprays will hydrate and nourish your hair while still adding volume and bounce. 

10. Verb Sea Texture Spray


If you’re struggling to protect your dry hair from heat or color damage, you need this spray. Glycerin, vitamin B5, seaweed extract and kelp all come together in this spray to hydrate and smooth out your volumized hair, keeping it glossy and shiny with tonnes of texture.

(Sephora, $18)

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11. Rene Furterer Style Vegetal Texture Spray


With key ingredients like Vitamin B5 and cakile extract, this spray will help strengthen strands and deliver moisture simultaneously. It’s lightweight so adds volume without leaving a heavy, residue in your dry, damaged hair. 

(Walmart, $34)

12. Moroccanoil Dry Texture Spray


Adding moisture sometimes means your hair won’t hold styles, but this spray does it all. As with all Moroccanoil products, this spray is infused with argan oil which works wonders on dry hair. But it also contain zeolite, a mineral clay, that will grip your hair and make it easy to mold into curls or braids.

(Walmart, $21.19)

Best Texturizing Sprays That Won’t Cause Greasy Hair

While we love a spray that can add moisture and shine, sometimes these are just code words for oil and grease. If you’re prone to greasy hair, prefer a matte look, or just don’t have time to wash your hair today, you need a spray that is going to spruce up lackluster locks without looking like you need a shower.

These sprays combine all the mattifying elements of a dry shampoo with the volumizing abilities of a mousse to work miracles on your hair. 


13. Dryball Triple Sec 3-in-1 Finishing Spray

This spray is enriched with micropourous minerals that absorb oil and give your hair a matte finish, while still adding loads of volume and wavy texture to your locks. You have two choices of divine scents to choose from: the Blanc scent with notes of coconut, amber, and vanilla; or, the Lush scent with notes of violet, sandalwood, and musk.

(Sephora, $26)


14. Shu Uemura Texture Wave Dry Finishing Spray

This dry shampoo texturizing hybrid does an amazing job with absorbing oil from hair that are on the greasier side. It’s loaded with mineral powders that add grit to your hair without looking or feeling chalky. This makes your hair easier to style into braids, twists or up-dos that will hold their shape all day. 

(Sephora, $24)


15. Kristin Ess Dry Finish Working Texture Spray

This should be renamed “Miracle Spray” because it does wonder for dull-looking two-day-old hair in need of a life. This spray repairs split ends and protect colored hair from fading. Spray this into your roots to absorb excess oils and tossle your locks to create loose, thick waves.

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