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10 of the Best Hairsprays

10 of the Best Hairsprays

Hairspray was first created in the 1940s after the invention of the aerosol can and since then it has become a total beauty essential. In the 1960s, it was even reported to sell more than lipstick; those beehives and bouffant hairstyles needed support!

Hairspray is still a must-have in our beauty bag for smoothing fly-aways as well as adding grip, volume and hold. We’ve pulled together 10 of the best hairsprays you can find today.

The tried and tested classic. Elnett hairspray has been around since 1960s and is still the go-to for many hairstylists to the stars. L'Oreal Paris are the Official Make Up Artist of the International Cannes Film Festival so all those beautiful styles on the red carpet right now? This iconic hairspray is to thank.

Redken are known for their amazing styling products, which can be found backstage all over London and New York Fashion Weeks. This is an amazing hairspray that works to quickly fix hair in place, ideal for up-dos. Easy to use, it adds shine and hold.

This is a frizz-fighting miracle. With a couple of spritzes your hair will be able to defend against humidity for up to 24 hours. leaving your style as sleek as when you first walked out the door. With UV filters and a flake resistant formula, it will keep your hair looking just how you want it.

The days of hard, sticky and dry hairspray are long gone. This hairspray gives a weightless finish and thanks to Moroccanoil's signature ingredient, Argan Oil, it works to strengthen the hair at the same time. Perfect for control with a natural finish.

A hairspray with a difference. Instead of applying to dry hair as a final step, you spray it over damp hair before blow drying. It sets your style and reduces frizz for perfect hold right from the get-go. With added heat protection, this is the one for those that love to style with a wave or a curl.

Hairspray is ideal for adding volume and lift to fine, limp hair. This spray from Paul Mitchell is infused with hair thickening ingredients that help add instant body to the hair. No frizz, no flyaways, just beautiful bouncy hair.

This Balmain hairspray adds a touch of luxury to your hair styling routine. Boosted with Silk Protein and Argan Oil, it works to protect hair from UV rays and pollution. Add shine, volume and hold for a salon-worthy finish.

Trust Kérastase to give your hair a long-lasting, glossy finish with this hairspray. It gives a flexible, glossy hold without any stickiness, giving you film-star locks in a spray.

This is an ultra-fine spray which gives a brilliant strong hold without weighing hair down. It is perfect for protecting the hair and adding shine during heat styling, before spraying for a final finishing touch.

They've been our go-to for heat styling tools for years, so trust ghd to come out with a range of styling products to boost your look. This is a brilliant multi-tasker which will help hold waves and curls, smooth straight hair and give up-dos staying power. What more could you want?



Make Up Specialist

Major fan of scented candles, Make Up brushes and Highlighter. I’m always on the hunt for those Holy Grail products and my dressing table is covered in more beauty products than I like to admit. As an adopted Northerner originally from Brighton, I spend most my days wondering what all this rain is about. My hair isn’t grateful for the move. Currently loving: NIOD Photography Fluid