A day at the beach in the salty seawater and warm air gives your hair body, volume and natural waves. You can give yourself this same effect by mixing up this simple Beach Hair Spray. It can be drying, so try to limit how often you use it and make sure to use a good hair-conditioning pack weekly to keep your hair soft and flexible. BEACH HAIR SPRAY MAKES 8 OUNCES
• 1 cup warm water
• 2 to 3 tablespoons sea salt
• 1 to 2 drops essential oil for scent (optional)
1. Put ingredients in a clean spray bottle and shake vigorously until salt dissolves.
2. To use: While drying and tousling your hair, spray with this Beach Hair Spray recipe to build volume and create that “day at the beach” look.
Janice Cox is the author of Natural Beauty at Home (Henry Holt, 2002) and lives in Medford, Oregon.
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