DIY This Easy Sea Salt Spray for Voluminous Beach Waves

Vanessa Dixon
by Vanessa Dixon
10 Materials
10 Minutes

Hi everyone! I want to share a great way for you to get voluminous waves in your hair. I’ve found a sea salt spray you can use to get beach wave hair.

This is a sea salt spray that you can create at home. It’s all natural so you don’t have to worry about exposing yourself to any harmful chemicals.

This recipe uses Epsom salt instead of sea salt. Epsom salt doesn’t dry out your hair as much. It also has natural oils in it to help keep your hair moisturized and healthy.

Tools and materials:

  • 10 ounce bottle
  • Epsom salt
  • Hot water
  • Tea
  • Himalayan salt or sea salt
  • Aloe vera gel
  • Conditioner/Almond oil/Jojoba oil
  • Lavender essential oil
  • Lemon juice
  • Vodka
Spray bottle

To start, you will need a spray bottle that holds at least 10 ounces.

Combining ingredients

1. Combine ingredients

You’re going to need one cup of hot water. You want hot water, not boiling water.

Tea bag

You can use chamomile tea as a base which will also lighten your hair.

If you want to darken your hair you can use black tea as a base. If you’re using a tea base you will have to store the spray in the refrigerator.

Epsom salts

Pour the hot water into the bottle and add 2 tablespoons of Epsom salt. You can add more salt if you want more texture.

Next, you’re going to add half a teaspoon of Himalayan salt or sea salt to help add some stiffness to your hair.

Adding aloe vera gel

Then you’re going to add one teaspoon of aloe vera gel. After that you can add a half a teaspoon of conditioner. This is an optional ingredient.

Alternatively a few drops of almond oil or jojoba oil work well also. If you have fine, oily hair you might want to skip this ingredient.

Adding oil

You’re going to add in a few drops of essential oils. I used lavender because I love the smell. You can use whichever essential oil you like.

Another optional step is to add one teaspoon of lemon juice and one teaspoon of vodka or alcohol. The lemon juice lightens your hair and the alcohol helps preserve it.

Shaking bottle

2. Shake and store

Place the lid back on the bottle and shake it for one to two minutes until the Epsom and Himalayan salt is dissolved.

Remember to store your mixture in the refrigerator if you added tea or lemon juice.

If not, you can just leave it at room temperature. It should last for around three to four months.

Applying DIY sea salt spray

3. How to use the solution

There are a few ways to use the spray. One way is to spray onto damp hair.

Then, dry and scrunch your hair with a towel for loose beach waves.

Applying DIY sea salt spray

The second way to use it is to spray the solution onto dry hair and onto the roots of your hair for volume and texture without the waves.

Applying DIY sea salt spray

The third way to use it is best for getting the look to last all day on thin, straight hair.

Wash your hair the night before and spray the mixture to damp hair. Then make French braid pigtails or wrap your hair into a scrunch bun at the top of your head. 

Leave it overnight and by the time morning arrives your hair should be nice and dry. Spray some more of the solution onto your hair and then take out the braids or bun.

If you want more stiffness, just spray a little more onto your hair and scrunch again.

Voluminous beach waves

Voluminous beach waves

DIY salt spray for voluminous beach waves

There you have it! Beach waves hair is a great look to wear every day. It creates a really relaxed chilled out vibe. It’s a really fun and sexy hairstyle.

Leave me a comment to let me know how this solution worked for you.

Suggested materials:
  • 10 ounce bottle
  • Epsom salt
  • Hot water
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