How to make hairspray – DIY recipe
I love finding ways to make over some of my favorite health and beauty supplies. My latest quest was eliminating hair spray from my monthly grocery bill. I never dreamed it would be so easy to make homemade hairspray and the results would work so well!
For just pennies, I was able to cross one more item off my list of things I am doing to Learn to Live Without Walmart. Plus, when I looked at the list of ingredients in my old time favorite brand of hairspray I was shocked to think I had been spraying all those chemicals in my hair for years.
These were the ingredients in my favorite brand:
Hairspray Ingredients: SD Alcohol 40-B, Water, Isopropyl Alcohol, VA/Crotonates/Vinyl Neodecanoate Copolymer, Octylacrylamide/Acrylates/Butylaminoethyl Methacrylate Copolymer, Panthenol (Provitamin B5), Aminomethyl Propanol, Lauryl Pyrrolidone, Methyl Gluceth-20, Cyclopentasiloxane, Masking Fragrance.
So for just a few pennies for a 16 ounce spray bottle I still can get my hair to stay where I want it and I am no longer spraying garbage in and around my head.
How to make DIY hairspray:
- 1.5 cups distilled or boiled water
- 2 tablespoons white sugar
- 1 tablespoon of vodka
- Boil water and dissolve sugar in it.
- Allow to cool to room temp and add alcohol.
- Store in a spray bottle.
I have been extremely happy with the results of this makeover product; I just wish I had tried it years ago!
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