Curly girl method approved hairsprays in the UK
It can be really hard to find Curly Girl Method Hairsprays that are free from Alcohols and Silicones. There are more becoming available on the highstreet every now and then but more often than not they have drying alcohols still in them. In the meantime what hairspray is available which is kind to your curls and can give your curls and waves that little bit of extra hold?
Curly girl method hairsprays that are the approved are hard to come by but I have found these curly girl approved hairsprays that you can buy right now. As I find new hairsprays I will add them below. For other curly girl products see my main curly girl product guide.
You can also have a go at making one yourself with a sugar water recipe. You can find the recipe here.
Why use Curly Girl Method Hairsprays with curly hair?
Hairspray can be great for curly hair, It is the perfect styling product to spray on without touching and curls and making them frizzy. It can also add body to the roots and keep curls in place that little bit longer.
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How do you use hairspray on curly hair ?
Hairspray can be used while drying and styling your hair or after to preserve and hold your curls. Use cgm hairspray after you have used your mousse or curl gel for extra hold.
The great thing about a spray is that you can use it at any point in the drying process to. As your hair is drying if you feel like it needs a bit more hold you can spray directly on to the the hair without touching it. This means you will not add any more frizz to your hair but just add more definition.
Alternatively you can spray some spray on your hair after you have dried your hair to keep it in place
What Hairsprays are curly girl friendly?
Bounce Curl Alcohol Free Hair Spray
BounceCurl HairSpray is a medium to strong hold hairspray. Its good for humidity and has an ultra fine mist.It can be expensive but you do not need a lot so it lasts a while. Bounce curl recommend one to three spritzes approximately 6 inches from hair.
Some of the ingredients in the hairspray are, Organic Black Seed Oil, Hydrolyzed Wheat Protein, Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Extract, Panax Ginseng Root Extract, Sage
You can find Bounce curl at Naturalistic hair products as well as other good hair product retailers in the UK.
Bounce curl Hairspray full ingredients are as follows;
Water, Octylacrylamide Acrylates Butylaminoethyl Methacyrlate Copolymer, Polysorbate 20, Hydrolyzed Wheat Protein, *Nigella Sativa (Virgin Black Cumin) Oil, Panthenol (Pro-Vitamin B5), Glycerin, Aminomethyl Propanol, Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Extract, Panax Ginseng Root Extract, Salvia Officials (Sage) Extract, Boswellia Carterii Oil, Caprylyl Glycol, Hexylene Glycol, Phenoxyethanol, Ethylhexylglycerin, Citric Acid, Fragrance
Honeybee Gardens Alcohol Free Hair Spray is an alcohol Free Hair Spray from Honeybee Gardens which features a herbal mint scent and a formula that is packed full of organic botanical ingredients. It is a wet spray so it goes on wet and will need a few seconds to dry. The CGM Hairspray is Gluten Free, Cruelty Free, Vegan, Paraben, and Artificial Fragrance Free.
Honeybee Gardens Hairspray full ingredients are;
Aqua (deionized water), octylacrylamide acrylates, butylaminoethyl methacrylate copolymer, *organic ethyl palmitate, *organic vegetable glycerin, *organic castanea sativa (chestnut) extract, panthenol, chamomila recutita (chamomile) flower extract, helianthus annus (sunflower) seed oil, rosmarinus officinalis (rosemary) oil, vitis vinifera (grape) seed extract, lavandula officinalis (lavender) oil, mentha piperita (peppermint) oil, sodium phenoxyethanol, ethylhexylglycerin. *indicates certified organic ingredients.
Suncoat Natural Hair Spray Fragrance-Free
This natural hair spray from Suncoat was prepared based on sugar-polysaccharides so it makes for the perfect styling. This hair spray protects the hair from environmental damage and it is also fragrance-free and in spray bottles without aerosols. This is a natural sugar cgm approved hairspray.
Suncoat Natural Hair Spray full ingredients are;
Aqua (Water)Hydrolyzed Zea Mays (Corn) StarchCitric AcidTocopherolCitrus Grandis (Grapefruit) Seed ExtractVegetable Glycerin, Potassium Sorbate.
Curl Keeper Tweek cream hairspray
CURL KEEPER TWEEK 8OZ in a cream form. The Curl Keeper Tweek is the first ever hairspray in a cream form for curly hair. This is essentially a styling cream with hold.
How to use Curl keeper Tweek? Curl Keeper say to use on dry hair for best results as a finishing product. Rub a little between your palms, scrunch in to your hair this will essentially bring your curls back to life so great for in-between wash days.
Other hairsprays that are available but not so readily in the UK are;
Ion Alcohol-Free Hair Spray