Who wants to waste precious honeymoon time styling their hair? No one, that's who! The good news is, whether you’re looking to rock beach waves on your tropical honeymoon, or are aiming for more of an effortless, everyday look for summer (or any day of the year for that matter!), we—and these ingenious wave sprays—are here to help.
The wave sprays below will give you the beachy, mermaid tresses you've always dreamed of, effortlessly. So instead of reaching for the blow dryer, curling iron, or straightener, give our favorite wave sprays a try for summer—and then the rest of the year, too.
Oribe Après Beach Wave and Shine Spray
Specially formulated for every hair type and texture, this spray does more than just create beautiful waves—it also provides a multi-layered UV protection system, so you can have worry-free fun in the sun. AND, it’s paraben and sodium chloride-free. (Color and Keratin-treated hair, rejoice!) Simply spray onto wet or dry hair, tousle, and let dry for an effortless yet polished look.
SHOP NOW: Barneys, $42
R+Co Rockaway Salt Spray
Emulating the natural look that results from just the right balance of salt and the sun, this finishing spray will add the perfect amount of volume and texture wherever it’s sprayed. With vitamin C to protect hair from free-radical damage and balm mint to prevent colored hair from fading, the spray's additional secret weapon is cranesbill that swells the hair shaft to volumize while smelling pretty amazing, too.
SHOP NOW: Nordstrom, $26
Drybar Mai Tai Spritzer Sea Salt Spray
You’ll definitely want to throw this in your beach bag! Enriched with natural sea salts, this spray is not tested on animals, and is free of gluten, parabens, sulfates, and phthalates, too. Packed with all the ingredients you need for summery waves—grit, texture, and volume—it won’t leave your hair feeling scrunched. Instead, your strands will be left feeling soft and sexy. Spray on damp or dry hair and style as you wish, or let air dry and go on your way.
SHOP NOW: Sephora, $25
IGK Beach Club Volumizing Texture Spray
This aerosol, salt-free spray provides perfect beachy waves—without the drying ingredients!—while instantly adding texture, volume, and shine. Formulated without parabens, sulfates, phthalates, gluten, mineral oil, or petroleum, you can rest easy knowing this spray packs a punch without harmful additives. With how well this spray enhances your natural texture, plus its summery aroma of guava, coconut water, pink lotus, midnight violet, and vanilla, we wouldn’t blame you if you wanted to spray this all over!
SHOP NOW: Sephora, $29
Ouai Wave Spray
This weightless mist by Ouai is infused with rice protein to provide extra hold to your flowing waves. Intended to be misted on dry or damp hair, you can apply from root to tip or just at the roots for some extra volume. Plus, it’s also paraben-free with a scent that will transport you to sunny shores.
SHOP NOW: Nordstrom, $12
R+Co SAIL Soft Wave Spray
Another gem from R+Co, this aerosol spray (a rarity for wave sprays!) can be applied to both dry or towel-dried hair—perfect for those mornings when a blow dryer is not an option. Its soft finish avoids those dreaded crunchy curls and instead will leave you with a natural and shiny look, complete with their intoxicating Serious Gaze fragrance (a blend of juniper berries, blood orange, rhubarb, leather accord, violet, and dark woods).
SHOP NOW: Dermstore, $29