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Top 10 Flexible Hairsprays

Get a Hold You Can Run Your Fingers Through With A Top-Rated Flexible Hairspray

Get a Hold You Can Run Your Fingers Through With A Top-Rated Flexible Hairspray

The world of hairspray can be a tough one to navigate. With the wrong product, one spray can overturn all of the hard work put into a perfect blowout. But with wind, heat, and humidity (the ultimate dirty word), the solution cannot be forgoing a spray altogether. With that knowledge, the beauty brands we love got smart and created hairsprays that hold without leaving a sticky residue or turning touchable locks into stiff strands. Now with a wide range of light to medium flexible hold options lining the virtual Amazon aisles, we thought we’d narrow it down to the Top 10 flexible hold hairsprays. No matter your hair type, the sprays that follow promise movement, body, and serious shine. Not to mention, many of the picks on this list are packed with ingredients that strengthen and restore hair all while keeping your freshly curled curls intact. From a finishing spray to sprays that can be brushed through or applied to damp hair, the reviews are in. One spray might be enough to keep flyaways down, but with these flexible hairsprays you can keep on spraying to build volume without building build up. Opening image: @nexxusnysalon

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March 15, 2019

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amika Fluxus Touchable Hairspray
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amika Fluxus Touchable Hairspray

LOVED FOR: Super cute packaging that also comes in a travel size

ABOUT THE BRAND: Amika believes that if you put good in you'll get good out, which is why they add vitamin packed buckthorn berry to all of their products!

R+Co Outer Space Flexible Hairspray

BEST FOR: Adding thickness and volume

LOVED FOR: This no-build up spray makes it easy to change your look as quickly as you change your mind.

Kenra Platinum Working Spray #14

BEST FOR: A super light hold

USERS SAID: "BEST working spray EVER. I love me a good hairspray, but I don't want to look like I'm wearing a hair helmet! This spray gives me all-day hold, even in humid weather, but is also touchable and soft. It smells divine and I will never be without my Kenra #14 again."

Nexxus Comb Thru Finishing Mist

BEST FOR: A brushable spray

HOW IT WORKS: Created with Nexus' Fluid-Fix Technology, this spray gives hair the flexibility it needs while holding its style.

Living Proof Flex Shaping Hairspray

LOVED FOR: Not only does this spray keep strands in place when you're finished styling, but it can also be used as a heat protectant on damp hair.

BEST FOR: When you need more of a medium hold

Bumble and Bumble Spray de Mode Flexible Hold Hairspray

USERS SAID: "I use nothing else because this hair spray is bomb!!! I love everything about it! Great hold, smells yummy, and leaves your hair sexy and lifted without being crispy or stiff. I love this product! It's a must have!"

BEST FOR: Humidity blocking and flyaway proofing 

Sebastian Shaper Hairspray

BEST FOR: A drugstore buy

HELPFUL TIP: Need more hold and more humidity protection? Try Sebastian Shaper Plus!

Alterna Caviar Anti-Aging Working Hairspray

LOVED FOR: With Alterna's age-control complex, this working spray does all the work of a hairspray while restoring strength, shine, and moisture to your locks.

BEST FOR: Damaged hair

John Frieda Frizz Ease KeraFlex Flexible Hold Hairspray

BEST FOR: Using with your hot tools

LOVED FOR: Added keratin keeps frizz on lock down, leaving you with shiny, silky hair.

Living Proof Perfect Hair Day Body Builder

BEST FOR: Giving fine hair volume, volume, and if you want... even more volume

LOVED FOR: Choose whether you want more or less body with an easy-to-use customizable nozzle!

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