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15 Scented Hair Mists To Keep Your Tresses Smelling Good AF

Get your hair looking luscious and fresh with these must-have hair mists.

Hair mists may not be at the top of your list of routine essentials but you’d be surprised at how useful they can be. A hair mist is just the thing you need when you want to refresh day-old hair, or you’ve finished with your sweat sesh and only have time to shower, but not wash your hair. A hair mist can also come in handy when you’re meeting friends for hot pot or Korean BBQ when the smell of mala or grilled meat is likely to stick to your hair.

You’re probably wondering why you need to invest in a hair mist when you can just use your regular perfume. Most perfumes have alcohol, which can dry out your strands, that’s why it’s best to use a hair mist that was created specifically for this purpose. Here are some hair mists that will keep your locks luscious and smelling fresh.

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This article first appeared in Cleo Singapore.

Acqua Di Parma Rosa Nobile Hair Mist, $75
Based on the richness of the centifolia rose from Italy, this fragrance is released and enhanced with the natural movement of your hair. You can expect hints of peony and violet while the Sicilian mandarin and cedarwood help to balance the scent, creating a delicate aroma that brings out the essence of classic femininity. Jo Malone English Pear & Freesia Hair Mist, $81
If you’re worried about your body and hair fragrances clashing, why not layer them strategically instead? You could pair this hair mist with your favourite Jo Malone perfume and create your own signature scent while getting the most out of your fragrances. Their best selling aroma, made with King William Pears and freesia is mellow and fruity. Plus, their hair mists are formulated with argan oil and Pro Vitamin B so not only will your hair smell delicious, it will be healthy too. Narciso Rodriguez For Her Hair Mist, $45.50
A wonderful mix of floral, powdery and woody notes, this hair mist is extremely versatile. Wear it out on a date or for brunch with your girlfriends, the freshness of rose and peach are rounded out by the soft amber and warm musk. Also, thanks to the silicon and a polymer with film-forming properties, you can rest assured there’ll be no oily residue. Gucci Bloom Hair Mist, $71
When Gucci first launched their EDP with the same name, practically everyone fell in love with it and it’s no surprise that this hair mist is just as popular. This decadent aroma is the first fragrance to be made with Rangoon Creeper. Coupled with jasmine and tuberose, you can expect a rich, powdery, white floral scent that will transport you to a vibrant imaginary garden. Flower By Kenzo Perfuming Body & Hair Mist, $57
Wrap yourself in this floral fragrance from head to toe with this mist that can be used on the body as well as on the hair. Packed with poppy extract it helps moisturise and refresh both skin and hair, so you always look and smell fresh. Chanel Gabrielle Chanel Hair Mist, $81
This is the latest addition to the line-up of Gabrielle Chanel bath and body products. Soft feminine notes of jasmine, ylang ylang, orange blossom and grasse tuberose will effectively mask any funky odours while also making your hair softer and smoother. Byredo Bal D’Afrique Hair Perfume, $90
This hair mist is ideal for the cool girl who is as much at ease eating her favourite kway teow at the hawker centre as she is drinking champagne at Capella. Notes of lemon, neroli, bergamot, african marigold, jasmine petals, moroccan cedarwood and vetiver ensure that your hair smells simultaneously tropical, warm mysterious and sexy, without trying too hard. Plus, your hair will look glossy, nourished and healthy. Diptyque Eau Rose Hair Mist, $70 (30 ml)
Envelope your tresses with the delicate scent of centifolia and Damask roses with this new hair mist from the luxury candle- and perfume-maker. The product is also made with shine-enhancing camellia oil to nourish your hair. Available at Diptyque Takashimaya S.C and Escentials. Floraïku Cricket Song Hair Perfume, $100
This floral, woody, musky hair perfume is inspired by the perfume of the same name and will keep your hair smelling good through the day. It’s also alcohol-free and moisturising for your locks so your hair will smell and look good! Balmain Silk Hair Perfume, $55.86 (200 ml)
Bring a bit of French luxury into your life (and locks) with this lightweight hair mist that’s formulated with pure Argan oil to give long-lasting shine and detangle your hair. It’s got a deeper, more full-bodied scent of gardenia, white musk and sandalwood, with a hint of peach. Spray further away – about 25 or 30 cm from your tresses. Exclusively stocked at Action Hair Salon. Percy & Reed Eau My Goodness Shine & Fragrance Spray, $45 (100 ml)
If your hair is looking a bit lacklustre and frizzy, simply mist all over with this rose-infused glossing spray that works to lock in hydration and revive the shine in your hair. It’s also great as a finishing touch after you’ve styled your hair. Plus, its canister features a pretty floral design that’s sure to look good in your beauty arsenal. Innisfree Camellia Essential Hair Mist, $15 (150 ml)
Made with camellia oil harnessed from flowers in Jeju Island, it leaves a wonderful scent that masks any odours in your hair. Camellia oil is rich in unsaturated fatty acids, which helps nourish hair while moisturising it, forming a protective layer on your hair to keep your hair smooth and sleek. Gently massage it into wet or dry hair after spraying. J’adore Hair Mist By Christian Dior, $70 (40 ml)
Encapsulated in an elegant glass bottle that looks just like Dior’s eau de parfum, each spray of this luxury hair mist leaves a luxuriously light and subtle floral fragrance. It’s made with juicy blood orange, neroli and Damascus rose. THEFACESHOP All Over Perfume Mist (120 ml)
Kill two birds with one stone, with this versatile mist that can be used on both your hair and body. It’s available on the brand’s South Korea website, in three scents—Secret Bloom (featuring notes of bergamot mandarin, peony blossom rose and white musk), Baby Musk (featuring notes of ylang ylang, basil, jasmine, rose, peach, iris, white musk and vanilla), and One Love (featuring notes of green grape, orange, rose, jasmine and white musk). Sachajuan Protective Hair Perfume, $98 (50 ml)
If you’re willing to splurge, this hair mist covers up any odours with the brand’s signature fragrance – top notes of green apple, peach and rose beautifully balanced with base notes of cedarwood and white mask. It’s also formulated with keratin and silk oils to nourish and repair damaged hair, as well as protects from harmful UV rays.