Hair Perfume: For That 2nd, 3rd (and 5th Day Hair)

We've all been there before, on day two or three (or even five) after washing, the frizz sets in, and there's a certain hair smell that seems to hang around. If you're like me and have a fine hair type, you know that washing it too much can really wreak havoc. Whether you don't wash your hair super frequently (we're not supposed to!) or if you've spent forever styling it and don't want to mess up all your hard work just yet, a hair perfume can add some necessary hydration and some great fragrance, too, so you'll feel fresh without having to undergo the whole "hair washing" task.

A spritz of hair fragrance mist is a great way to give your hair a little refresh without needing to turn to more dry shampoo or using hair oil or actual perfume (I, for one, will not be using Chanel on my hair). Hair perfume mist exists, and they can actually be pretty nourishing, giving you some added shine, plus making your hair smell amazing. If you aren't sure which type of hair perfume is best suited to your hair type, ask your hairstylist for some recommendations (they know everything)!

Best Hair Perfumes

Best for: Floral scent

1. Tocca Beauty Hair Fragrance Maya (50 ml)

Tocca Beauty Hair Fragrance Maya (50 ml)
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This distinctive blend of hair fragrance spray contains notes of wild iris, blackcurrant, patchouli heart, and oakmoss for a pleasantly musky and floral scent. It also contains moisturizing oils for a subtle shine.

Best for: Hair & body

2. Pacifica Beauty Perfumed Hair & Body Mist, Tahititan Gardenia, 6 Fl Oz (1 Count)

Pacifica Beauty Perfumed Hair & Body Mist, Tahititan Gardenia, 6 Fl Oz (1 Count)
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This hair and body mist is Amazon's number one bestseller, it works as a hair product and as a body spray in one. It comes in several different scents made with various essential oils, including Tahitian Gardenia, Patchouli berry, French lilac, and more. Their products are cruelty-free and awesome for giving yourself a little burst of fruity smell without overdoing the perfume.

Best for: Fruity scent

3. Jo Malone London Orange Blossom Hair Mist

Jo Malone London Orange Blossom Hair Mist
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For a delicate fruity scent, try this Jo Malone perfumed hair mist. The orange blossom smell is delicate, perfect for matching with your normal eau de parfum.

Best for: Light, sweet scent

4. Byredo Blanche Hair Perfume for Women Spray, 2.5 Ounce

Byredo Blanche Hair Perfume for Women Spray, 2.5 Ounce
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With great ratings on Amazon, Byredo hair perfume is a great addition to your hair care routine. Reviews say it smells incredible and lasts for a while!

Best overall

5. OUAI Leave-In Conditioner. Multitasking Mist that Protects Against Heat, Primes Hair for Style, Smooths Flyaways, Adds Shine and Detangles. Free from Parabens, Sulfates and Phthalates (4.7 oz)

OUAI Leave-In Conditioner. Multitasking Mist that Protects Against Heat, Primes Hair for Style, Smooths Flyaways, Adds Shine and Detangles. Free from Parabens, Sulfates and Phthalates (4.7 oz)
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If you want to protect your hair while adding fragrance to it, this OUAI leave-in conditioner is a great option. It offers heat and UV damage protection plus smooths out any frizz or flyaways with a blend of amino acids, tamarind seed extract, and Vitamin E.

Best splurge (and spicy scent)

6. SACHAJUAN Protective Hair Perfume, 1.7 Fl Oz

SACHAJUAN Protective Hair Perfume, 1.7 Fl Oz
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If you prefer a smell that is more spicy musk than fruity and floral, this Sachajuan protective hair spray is a great option. Reviews say it smells sort of like a pleasantly spicy incense with earthy undertones, and it lasts all day when sprayed in hair.

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