I have been using another brand of popular heat and humidity protectant for a few months now — yes, the one you probably get ads for on social media all the time — and to be honest, it’s pretty darn good and looks very aesthetic on a vanity. That said, the price tag is definitely on the higher side. Hair Proud’s Glass Hair Heat-Activated Smoothing Shine Spray comes in a cheerful orange bottle and, at $9, feels like a much more justifiable purchase, considering how regularly I use heat protectants and shine sprays on my hair. The formula is relatively thin (an almost watery consistency), and the pump sprays it easily and evenly. The scent is a bit tropical and coconutty — reminiscent of a light, pleasant sunscreen — but I didn’t find it overpowering in the slightest.