Bumble and bumble. Surf Spray

BY BUMBLE AND BUMBLE #6 in Texturizing Spray

4.2 out of 5 stars
  • 5 Stars51%
  • 4 Stars28%
  • 3 Stars14%
  • 2 Stars5%
  • 1 Star2%


A saltwater-based styling spray. This styling spray adds volume and texture to the hair to create a sexy, wind-blown feel. Its salt-infused formula adds fullness, hold, and a cool, matte finish. Salt water is no secret to editorial stylists for adding volume and texture, and anyone who has been in the ocean knows of that salty, sexy, sun-dried, wind-styled feel (that seems such a shame to wash out). So while Bumble and bumble hasn't exactly bottled the real thing, they've replicated and improved it, including seaweed and kelp extracts to enhance moisture. Excellent for wavy types and landlocked surfers with winter blues, this spray adds body to fine hair and adds a nice texture for silver hair.

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Bumble and bumble. Surf Spray
Bumble and bumble. Surf Spray
Reviews (2,756)
Q&A (74)
Media (60)
  • "I have naturally curly or wavy hair so this product just ensures i keep a nice hold on the curls or waves without the crunchy feeling of hair spray." in 11 reviews
  • "Best for "beachy waves", after styling hair, spray a few sprays all over head at the root, ruffle up with your fingers and you're ready to go!" in 6 reviews
  • "I have a mix of naturally wavy hair so I'm guessing that's why this product worked so well for me." in 3 reviews
Casey S.
31 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 1
I like this product - on my surfy bob cut, it adds the trick in texturizing...especially for someone like me that doesn't know how to do their hair that much. I'm a brush and go kinda gal but with my new short hair, I had to figure something out and this definitely did the trick. The only downside is that it makes your hair kind of stiff and almost a little sticky...try a little before you keep spraying! A little goes a long way!
Esther G.
Los Angeles, CA
62 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 1
Purchased at: ULTA
I really like this product! It makes my hair look like it just came back from the beach. The smell isn’t my favorite thing. It smells a bit gross nothing like not your mothers beach wave spray but it makes your hair look great.
Dianna G.
291 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 2
I was very unimpressed with this surf spray.  I had my stylist use it and of course she thought it was amazing. I didn't really notice a difference, but thought I'd test it out. It was didn't give me a good beachy wave look. I have a small amount of wave in my hair, but curl my hair in the wave look. My stylist assured me it would have the same effect with easier effort, but I didn't notice enough of a difference to add this to my daily routine or expense for haircare. 
Em P.
95 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 2
This product baffles me... I swear just as I’m about to give up on it, it makes my hair look flawless... unfortunately more times than not it makes my hair very sticky and gummy on the ends... it’s a mess to run my fingers through and is very heavy!
Samantha V.
Franklin Park, IL
15 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 2
I love the way this product smells! it's amazing. It does not work for thick hair. it took a lot of trial and error before I got this product to work for me. I can't use it on wet hair, it does nothing. I have to curl/wave my hair first then use this as sort of a hairspray/finishing spray. it does leave a little bit of residue if you over use it and when you use to much it also makes your hair super prone to tangles
Rachel C.
Tupelo, MS
40 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 1
Bumble and bumble. is my favorite Surf Spray! It never leaves my hair feeling "crunchy" like other surf sprays I've tried. It smells SO GOOD, literally like you just walked off the beach. Also, the bottle seems small but it literally lasted me a year. It doesn't take much, in fact it takes very little to achieve those effortless beach waves. This can be used on wet or dry hair and it just adds texture when ya need it!
Emma A.
405 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 4
It’s not difficult to see why this has won many awards in the past. It’s really up there when it comes to adding texture and styling beachy hair. It works on most hair type but not all, hence the 4 star rating. I don’t recommend this for people with fine, super straight hair. It has a tendency to make this specific type look dull and heavy all around. It’s just a bit too heavy ironically. But all in all it’s a great product.
Ola A.
54 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 2
I have fine-medium straight hair that slightly bends at the ends and purchased this to try to get some beachy waves and texture in my otherwise flat, boring straight hair.
I try to avoid damaging my hair as much as possible, so I always air-dry my hair. I haven’t tried this product with any heat tools.
That said, while it didn’t magically transform my straight hair into waves, it gives great volume and matte texture! I spray it in damp or dry hair around the crown for volume. Only need a few sprays, about 4-6, to get great volume and texture that isn’t sticky (overdoing it with spray will leave it feeling matted and slightly sticky).
Would maybe repurchase the travel size spray for travel; I really like Sebastian’s whipped creme mousse for effortless air-dried volume, but they don’t have a travel sized version.
roya a.
32 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 1
I wanted to love this based on reviews I read but i tried it a few different times and a few different ways and I didn’t get the beach waves all the articles told me I would get. i’m thinking I just have too much hair and it’s too thick/coarse for it. it did a LITTLE bit of texturizing and I was able to make cute pony tails! so i kept it to use for my messy ponies but...that’s about it.
Jessica M.
46 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 1
I just got this and love it. It makes my hair that perfect beach wave. I have naturally curly hair but get Keratins every few months that takes out most my curl. So my hair then has somewhat naturally wavey hair. I don’t usually where my hair wavey. I almost always dry and straighten it. But I love how my hair looks with this. Now I can do my hair in 2 minutes.
Kelsey N.
Aurora, IL
80 reviews
What is your favorite thing about Surf Spray?
Amber C.
143 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 4
I have been circling around this at my salon. most surf sprays make my hair feel dirty and crunchy. does this?
Brittany C.
Modesto, CA
41 reviews
How does this work with wavy hair?
Jasmine E.
New Rochelle, NY
23 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 3
Does this product actually give that beachy wave look? I've heard many good reviews but does it work on all hair types and does it last all day?
Tiffany L.
162 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 4
I have been looking for a hair product for my curly hair that will give me nice beach waves. not ones that look like I haven't brushed my hair in weeks. but wind blown.

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