Why I’m Obsessed With Hair

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Our hair makes a first impression when we enter a room and the lasting impression when we exit. I think of hair is a dynamic accessory that should complement your face and body and elevate your personal style.

When you come to see me, our time together is 100% focused on you and your hair. It’s a time for you to share with me how you see yourself and how you want to be perceived. Our conversation and time together helps me get to know you so that I may provide you with a hair style that reflects your character, complements your lifestyle, and reflects how you want to be perceived in the world. I love helping my clients cultivate a healthy and playful relationship with their hair texture and style.

DIY Salt Spay Recipe For Beachy Waves & Texture

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As a professional hair stylist, I’m often one of the first to learn about a new beauty product launch. Today I received an announcement about the launch of an organic salt spray - wait, haven’t we seen this before? Salt spray is one hair product that I’ve been loathe to buy or stock because it’s basically salt water in a bottle with a little moisture and perfume. Now when a company that I love and trust tells me they are launching a salt spray for $26 a bottle I have to wonder to myself “what am I missing?”

After reviewing this new product, I thought “how hard could it possibly be to make my own salt spray?” I compared a few DIY recipes with my favorite organic salt sprays and realized very quickly that there isn’t much to it. So, using my professional knowledge and common sense, I came up with a perfectly serviceable DIY Salt Spray.

Step 1: Find yourself an 8oz spray bottle. You may reuse a bottle you already have or buy a reusable plastic or glass bottle. I recommend this 4oz two pack (affiliate link) on Amazon so you can have one salt spray at home and one on the go.

Step 2: Make your salt spray

  1. Warm 1 cup of distilled water in glass measuring cup

  2. Dissolve 2 tablespoons of Epsom Salt and 1 teaspoon Pink Himalayan Sea Salt into warm water

  3. Optional additional ingredients:

    • Add 1/2 teaspoon of your favorite leave-in conditioner for extra moisture

    • Add 1/2 teaspoon of witch hazel for scalp and hair health

    • Add 1/2 teaspoon of honey or gel (dissolved in water) for a stickier tousled look

    • Add a couple of drops of your favorite essential oil(s) for a signature scent.

  4. Add solution to one 8oz spray bottle (affiliate link) or split into two 4oz bottles (affiliate link)

Step 3: If using optional ingredients, shake well before each use. Spray on damp or dry hair at crown and on ends and then scrunch to encourage waves and texture to form. This simple DIY Salt Spray is great for fine-medium hair that needs extra volume and texture.

Note: Since everyone’s hair and scalp is unique, feel free to play with and customize this basic recipe to meet your personal needs. If you want a little more texture, increase the salt content 1/2 tsp at a time. When making your own salt spray, start with a simple recipe, figure out what you want more of and then adjust. My basic recipe is clean, not too sticky, and enhances natural waves in fine to medium weight hair.

Not into making your own hair products? Book a haircut or treatment and let me introduce your hair to some of the cleanest beauty products available.

An Curated Selection Of Organic Hair Care Products

The Organic Stylist is proud to provide a healthier salon experience for scent-sensitive, eco-conscious, and health-oriented people. We provide services and use products that are plant-based, organic and eco-friendly; and therefore healthier for you, us and the environment.

The hair color we use is ammonia-free, low odor and rich in certified organic ingredients, amino acids, anti-oxidents, vitamins, and nutrients to keep your hair healthy and vibrant during and after coloring.

For hair care and styling, we use organic and eco-friendly products, such as InnerSense Organic Beauty, LotusRX, Beija Flor Naturals and Curly Coily Tresses, all of which we offer for sale in the salon.

In addition to providing you with organic products in the salon, you may also choose to shop online.
Please click through the affiliate links below to support my business when ordering online. Thank you!