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Sea spray, with fine hair

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WellTidy Sat 16-Jul-16 21:45:06

I am 41, and have just longer than jaw length mid brown hair. It's very fine, there are some long layers in it. It is kinky, rather than wavy or curly, so I straighten it.

Hairdresser was rough drying it today, and I liked it looking messy. He said to achieve that look, I should buy a salty sea beach type spray.

Any recommendations please, particularly for my hair type? I need to be able to buy it from my large local Boots.

FreeButtonBee Sat 16-Jul-16 22:30:36

Bumble and bumble do one. And John frieda as well. Can't vouch for them however.

I use a Philip B one which you can get one netaporter. It's ££££ but not too heavy for my ultra fine hair. [https://www.net-a-porter.com/gb/en/product/337480 this one]

fiorentina Sat 16-Jul-16 22:40:08

I use a Toni and Guy one from boots, it is also travel sized if you just want to try it first which is handy.

JaneJeffer Sat 16-Jul-16 23:45:53

I like the Garnier Fructis one (green bottle) and it smells lovely.

polyhymnia Sun 17-Jul-16 00:02:01

I like the Bumbke and Bumble one.

polyhymnia Sun 17-Jul-16 00:02:14

Bumble!

WalkerBait Sun 17-Jul-16 00:13:46

Toni and Guy

WellTidy Sun 17-Jul-16 08:38:28

Thanks for the recommendations, I will be taking a trip to Boots this afternoon!

Mamia15 Sun 17-Jul-16 08:57:54

Mark Hill - its pretty cheap compared with Bumble & Bumble but it works great on my fine hair.

Mamia15 Sun 17-Jul-16 08:59:08

(Mark Hill Tousled Wave Spray)

mamalovesmojitos Sun 17-Jul-16 08:59:25

I use an Schwartzkopf one, very happy with it , very affordable.

CodewordRochambeau Sun 17-Jul-16 10:27:45

Not Lush. It has a gel in it which makes it too stiff.

joellevandyne Sun 17-Jul-16 10:32:52

Davines This Is A Sea Salt Spray. Not cheap, but excellent. With good products, a little goes a long way.

puglife15 Sun 17-Jul-16 10:34:57

I use a vo5 one and tbh don't notice a huge difference between that and the bumble one. It's salt water at the end of the day. Do you live near the sea?! ;)

justabigdisco Sun 17-Jul-16 10:40:25

I've tried the Toni&Guy and bumble &bumble and they are similar. Both a little sticky. I use the T&G one when my hair is almost dry and seems to create waves when I scrunch it. However my fave is the Label M one which is available from salons ( or cheaper on Amazon). Not sticky at all so you can apply loads and reapply during the day if you want. My hair is also v fine
If you're going to boots I'd start with the T&G one

nothingwittyhere Sun 17-Jul-16 18:14:42

Schwartzkopf Got2b is excellent

ElspethFlashman Sun 17-Jul-16 18:17:31

Am I the only one who found the Bumble & Bumble one really drying? Made my hair feel quite coarse. You want the look seasalt gives, but not the feel!

Fuzzypeggy Sun 17-Jul-16 19:32:00

I agree elspeth, salt spray just makes my hair look dry and coarse and in bad condition. There must be a way to get tousled hair but still shiny and healthy but I haven't found it.

justabigdisco Sun 17-Jul-16 19:33:55

The label m one is lovely, not sticky or dry at all.

Mamia15 Sun 17-Jul-16 20:28:49

The Mark Hill one is lovely too - I think it has other ingredients to make hair softer rather than drier.

user7755 Sun 17-Jul-16 20:32:24

I have used the bumble and bumble one and the got2be one. The got2be is loads cheaper and loads better. Bumble and bumble makes your hair feel dry and doesn't hold very well (my hair sounds very similar to yours)

user7755 Sun 17-Jul-16 20:32:49

Just seen that someone else has said the same about bumble and bumble

polyhymnia Sun 17-Jul-16 22:22:35

To be fair it's a while since I used the B and B one and formula may have changed.
Another vote for Davines, though. Their products are great.

WellTidy Mon 18-Jul-16 08:45:53

Thanks for the recommendations. I didn't get to Boots yesterday, so I will go in my lunch hour today.

Is this the got2be one please?

And is this the Mark Hill one? I can see that it has some silky thing in it which will counter the drying nature.

Neitehr are pricey, I may well get both to try.

Kr1stina Mon 18-Jul-16 09:01:57

As an aside , OP, do you know that you can buy from Boots.com and get it deserved to your local Boots the next day for free ?

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