Finding the best hairspray for fine hair can seem like a chore sometimes. You need a product to help hold your style in place (since your thin strands tend to struggle with last-all-day looks) without weighing your hair down (your light mane can’t handle heavy styling products). Sometimes, it feels easier not to bother altogether, but we’ll tell you now that it doesn’t have to be so tough.
Since styling hair is something most of us do on a daily basis, having the proper styling products is not only vital for achieving salon-worthy hair right at home, but it’ll help make styling your mane easier, too. So, want to say goodbye to limp blow outs and flat waves? You can. We’ve rounded up some of our favourite hairsprays that work well for fine hair, so you can nail every style with aplomb.
How to choose the best hairspray for fine hair
You’ve tried it: the perfect hair styling tips for fine hair, plus the perfect cut, thinking that’s all you need to get your hair looking full of body – and yet it still falls flat. Ugh. You need the right hairspray to top it all off. First thing’s first: choose a product that works with your hair type and needs. The best hairspray for fine hair should add body, lift your roots, and help add fullness and hold. And most of all, the perfect hairspray for your hair type shouldn’t weigh it down. Here are our favourites that fit the bill!
For all-over volume and lift
Try: TRESemmé Volume & Lift Ultrafine Hairspray (500ml, £4.99*)
If you want hair with volume turned up to the max – with added lift to boot – try the TRESemmé Ultrafine Volume & Lift Hairspray. Specially formulated to boost fine hair, this microfine spray ensures even distribution and no build-up, giving great results (read: voluminous locks!). Plus it protects strands from humidity for up to 24 hours – bonus!
For maximum root lift
Try: TRESemmé Max The Volume Creation Hairspray (£5.99*)
Want that lift to spring from your roots? Look for a lightweight hairspray designed to build volume at the roots, like the TRESemmé Max The Volume Creation Hairspray. This invisible, workable spray adds oomph to your style, and won’t let the volume drop all day: ideal if you want to create full-bodied styles with natural movement.
For natural, long-lasting hold without the weight
Try: Toni&Guy Casual Flexible Hold Hairspray (£7.49*)
If you’re looking for a good everyday hairspray to hold your hair without weighing it down, try the Toni&Guy Casual Flexible Hold Hairspray. This lightweight formula is designed to give lightweight control while still allowing movement, helping to hold your hair with natural results throughout the day. Tip: apply to hair before heat styling to for longer-lasting results.
For thicker-looking locks
Try: TIGI Bed Head Superstar Queen For A Day Thickening Spray (£14.95*)
If thicker-looking locks are what you’re after, try a spray designed to boost fullness, like the TIGI Bed Head Superstar Queen For A Day Thickening Spray. This hair stylist favourite helps to build volume in fine hair for thickening results. Spray onto damp hair at the roots and dry it fully into hair with a blow dryer; use a rounded brush to dry hair upwards for added lift. If your hair is fine all-over, you can apply this spray throughout the lengths of your hair before drying for full, voluminous locks without any stickiness. Trust us: this stuff is magic.
Finding the best hairspray for fine hair = done.
*RRPs are Unilever suggested retail prices only, it is at the discretion of the individual retailers to set the actual price.