How to Get Shiny Hair in 3 Seconds Flat (for Real)

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Shiny hair isn't that hard to get. Sure, supplements are going to help, and, yes, that blow-dry is always a good idea, but what if you want immediately glossy strands that don't require a 20-minute wait that involves someone pulling at your head? In step shine sprays, of course. They've been around for some time, but there are so many on the market that boast plenty of additional benefits that it would be rude of us not to share (because who doesn't want shiny hair?).

Not only are there shine sprays for naturally curly hair, there are also sprays for when you need to detangle a knot or for when you also want beachy waves. Essentially, there is no situation when you couldn't have shiny hair in an instant. Which, to borrow from Gretchen, is "so fetch." To help you achieve this #hairgoal, we've rounded up the best so your hair will rival Kim Kardashian West's (have you seen it lately? It's like a sheet of glass). Keep scrolling and click through our gallery of the best hair-shine sprays.

Best hair shine spray: Sebastian Trilliant
Sebastian Trilliant $17

Not only does this protect hair from hot tools, this also gives you a great shine thanks to the rock crystal extract, which gives dull hair a boost.

Best hair shine spray: Charles Worthington Diamond Shine Hair Spray
Charles Worthington Diamond Shine Hair Spray $7

Promising to give hair a gloss, this also holds your style in place. 

Best hair shine spray: Vernon Francois Dazzling Spritz Shine
Vernon Francois Dazzling Spritz Shine $16

From the leading afro hairstylist in the industry (Lupita Nyong'o's a fan), Vernon François's range also includes this shine spray for curly hair.

Best hair shine spray: Lee Stafford Shine Spray
Lee Stafford Shine Spray $4

If you're looking for something a little more affordable, look no further than Lee Stafford's range. Under £4 for a guaranteed shine? You can't go wrong.

Best hair shine spray: Paul Yacomine Microfinish No 1
Paul Yacomine Microfinish No 1 $20

This lightweight formula is strand-strengthening thanks to its blend of organic, essential oils that penetrate the hair shaft to replenish moisture leaving you with a glossy finish. 

Best hair shine spray: Osis Sparkler Shine Spray
Osis Sparkler Shine Spray $7

Thanks to the silicone oils, this shine spray immediately makes hair look super glossy. Oh, and it also detangles hair too. Bonus. 

Best hair shine spray: GHD Final Shine Spray
GHD Final Shine Spray $10

Iconic straightener brand GHD helps with the final flourish with this shine spray.

neon lights dry oil spray
R+Co Neon Lights Dry Oil $29

R+Co's dry oil will keep your hair shiny, healthy, and soft, all while highlighting your hair's natural beauty.

Best hair shine spray: Windle & Moodie Light Shine Spray
Windle & Moodie Light Shine Spray $22

Seriously lightweight, this is ideal for a quick spritz over clean or dirty hair, especially if it's fine.

Best hair shine spray: Oribe Apres Beach Wave and Shine Spray
Oribe Apres Beach Wave and Shine Spray $26

If you want to get that tousled, just-off-the-beach look but also need added shine, then pop this one in your holiday wash bag.

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