How To Get Drop-Dead Gorgeous Beachy Waves With A DIY Sea Salt Spray

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    I have a confession. I can spend hours styling my hair. I’ve fruitlessly attempted way too many youtube tutorials on how to achieve perfectly wavy hair. One particular video convinced me that I would have a luminous waterfall of effortlessly, cascading wavy hair by tightly braiding my wet hair and sleeping in it overnight. Sigh.

    When I woke up, my hair was a rat’s nest of horrifying ringlets. I looked like Shirley Temple on drugs. (I still have nightmares.) I had to brush my hair out for an hour and wash it twice to get out all the pigtail curls. Shudders.

    I’ve learned quite a bit about my hair since this disturbing night. And an easy and effective way to create gorgeous, beachy waves is by getting in the water! Salt water, that is. But I actually am terrified of the ocean. I’ve binge-watched too many Shark Week episodes. So saltwater pools are my SOS. Before diving in, I slather leave-in conditioner on my wet hair. (Imagine Kim Kardashian at the Met Gala.)

    Kim and Kanye @ The Met Gala

    And I go for a jaunty swim in a luxurious, saltwater pool. And voila! My dry hair looks gently windspent and textured. I feel like a 1950’s movie star relaxing in her Mediterranean getaway. Of course, I can’t afford to swim in expensive, resort saltwater pools enough for this to be a practical DIY hack. I wish!

    DIY Sea Salt Spray

    Here’s a super-affordable DIY hack to make your own sea salt spray. Here’s what you’re gonna need:

    • A plastic spray bottle
    • 2 tablespoons of epsom salt
    • 3 teaspoons of sea salt
    • 1 teaspoons of coconut oil
    • 1 teaspoon of leave-in hair conditioner
    • 8 ounces of warm water
    • Optional: add in a few drops of lavender, lemon and rosemary essential oils.

    Here’s 3 easy steps:

    Step 1: Pour the warm water and salts into the spray bottle. Shake it up.

    Step 2: Combine the coconut oil and leave-in conditioner into a small, separate bowl, then add it to your spray bottle.

    Step 3: Add a few drops of your favorite ArtNaturals.

     

    Sea Salt Spray For Healthier Hair

    But hey, you might not have the time or energy to try this DIY hack. And maybe you don’t just want textured waves, you want it all--- hydration, shine, softness and even volume.   

     

    artnaturals sea salt spray.

     

     

    Then check out ArtNaturals ultra-hydrating sea salt spray!  It’s a moisture-boosting blend of coconut oil, castor oil and sugar cane that provide added shine and hydration. Black walnut, tangerine and coconut extract synergistically work together to soften your hair. And wheat protein gives your hair that extra oomph so you’ll be selfie-ready in no time! 

    So if you love healthy, flawless beachy waves, try our sea salt spray

     

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