DIY Sea Salt Texturizing Hair Spray

If you want to look and smell like you just stepped out of the sea, try out sea salt hairspray on your hair.  

Wavy, tousled hairstyles are back in fashion.  Sea salt hairspray is natural, plus it does a good job of styling your hair and holding it in place.  


Sea Salt Hairspray Benefits


  • It’s a great natural fix for people with oily hair.  Sea salt absorbs excess oil, leaving your hair feeling smooth and dry.
  • Sea salt nourishes your scalp.  Natural sea salts contain tons of beneficial trace nutrients that are good for your skin: sodium, potassium, calcium, zinc, magnesium, bromide, iron and copper, and zinc.
  • Sea salt hairspray leaves your hair feeling bouncy and thick after it dries.  If you struggle with limp hair, DIY sea salt hairspray could be the answer.


Make It Yourself!

Why pay $25 or more for a bottle of sea salt hair spray when you can easily make it yourself at home?  All you need is a handful of cheap and easy-to-find ingredients to get started.  

Everything you need to get started:

  • 1 cup of fresh, hot water
  • 2 tablespoons of epsom salt
  • 1/2 tablespoon of sea salt
  • 1 teaspoon of all-natural, organic aloe vera gel
  • 1 ten ounce spray bottle


1.  Pour the hot water into the 10 oz spray bottle.

Make sure the water is hot but not boiling.

2.  Pour in the epsom salt, sea salt and aloe vera gel.

The mix smells good already, doesn’t it?

3.  Shake it up!

Shake until the ingredients are fully dissolved.

4.  Try it out.

As soon as the ingredients are dissolved, you can safely use this spray on your hair.

Tips and Tricks

If you have fine or oily hair…

Add about 1/2 teaspoon of your favorite conditioner into the mix.  The added conditioner will thicken your hair while also preventing it from soaking up oil and moisture.

If you have dry hair…

Add a pinch of almond oil or jojoba oil.  

If you want to thicken up your hair…

Spray the liquid directly onto the roots of your hair and then tossle it around a little bit.  You’ll be surprised how thick and full your hair will look once it dries!

Want to add some fragrance?

The original recipe for this natural hair spray smells great all by itself.  But if you want to make it even more fragrant, try adding in a drop of essential oil or a small dash of your favorite perfume.  

Want to lighten your hair?

Add in one teaspoon of lemon juice and one teaspoon of alcohol.

Want to darken your hair?

Use black tea instead of hot water as your base.


Storage tips
If you substituted tea for water or if you added lemon juice to the mix, it’s a good idea to keep your hairspray refrigerated when you’re not using it.  Otherwise, you may safely store your DIY sea salt hairspray at room temperature.
Expiration date
If you follow the storage tip listed above, your hairspray should stay fresh for three or four months.  

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