This salt water spray for curly hair is an easy DIY way to get beach curls at home!
Yup, my blog is Pulling Curls. You’d be surprised to find out how many people think it’s a hair blog.
However, if people saw my daughter’s hair every day — they’d know it truly this is not a hair blog.
And I don’t have a hair podcast, but I talked about this some on mine:
BUT, I have found something that has entirely made a difference for me lately!
And that is a sea salt spray.
Salt Water Spray for Curly Hair
I knew that when I visited the beach I loved how my hair was afterward. Just looked great, and less frizzy. I always felt so sad when I had to wash it.
And I really liked it — until summer ended and my coconut oil started to solidify.
So now I use:
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- 1 C distilled water
- 1 T Sea Salt (seems to work better than the stuff I keep next to the stove)
- 1-2 t Hair oil of choice (I now use a fractionated coconut oil to keep it from solidifying — and I probably use a full T because my hair is SO dry).
- I also often add a bit of an essential oil of choice (this one’s mine) because the smell makes me happy
**I have found mold (or something) growing in my bottle, and if that happens to you, I’d recommend using distilled water, but you can also use tapwater. That may be an Arizona thing. 🙂
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I actually use this in the mornings. I used to just spray water, but now I spray this. One bottle of it doesn’t last me long – but since it’s not expensive to make (at all) I don’t mind.
Be sure to use a good spray bottle. I like a smaller one — like one of these.
I even have a small travel spray bottle I take with me now — I won’t be found without it!
What about you — have you tried a sea salt spray?
If you’re interested in what I’m currently doing with these curls (I have a post about it here) — I use various conditioners (using this tip) in the shower. Then I use this mixed with just a few drops of this — and finger comb it through my hair. Then, I scrunch with my gel du jour (I wish I could find one I love, currently I just grab some at the drugstore)
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