Make Your Own Homemade Hair Spray
Are you looking for a natural and easy to homemade hair spray? Hairsprays often contain obnoxious fragrances that can trigger allergies. Wouldn’t it be great to use hairspray that is all-natural and you can sprits on your hair with a great confidence? Then, give this simple, two-ingredient recipe a try and see the results that is so easy and it takes 20 minutes or less:
What You Actually Need to Make Hair Spray at Home
- 1 lemon
- 2 cups water
- A pot
- Stovetop or hot plate
- A strainer
- An empty, clean spray bottle
Here’s How to Make Homemade Hairspray by Following Easy Steps:
- Slice the lemon into blocks.
- Place the lemon blocks in a pot, and cover with two cups water.
- Heat the lemons and water to a boil and keep it boiling until only half of the liquid remains.
- Allow the boiled lemon water to cool.
- Strain the lemon water and place in a clean spray bottle.
- Label the spray bottle with its contents, “Homemade Lemon Hairspray,” the date you prepared it and the date it should be discarded (one week from preparation date).
- If the finished spray feels sticky to the touch, dilute it with a bit of water.
- You can store your hair spray in the refrigerator for up to one week.
- To extend the shelf life of your homemade hairspray, add a tablespoon of rubbing alcohol to the spray bottle when you fill it with the strained lemon water. With this addition, the hair spray can be stored at room temperature for up to two weeks.
- If the hairspray becomes cloudy, shows mold growth or smells musty, discard it.
Tips and Modifications for Homemade Hairspray
- If you have dry hair, try an orange instead of a lemon.
- You can modify the scent of your hair spray by adding a couple drops of your favorite essential oil.