Easy Steps To Make Hair Sprays At Home

By Debdatta Mazumder

When it comes to taking a good care of your hair, experts always suggest not washing it repeatedly.

If you wash your hair more, the oil glands of your scalp will produce more sebum and will make your scalp and hair oily, which looks awful.

On a bad hair day, you'd want to hide inside your house, right? After all, how can one go outside with such a messy look?

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Can hair sprays solve your problem? Definitely. But, there are many people out there who prefer to go all natural. The market-available hair sprays contain alcohol and other chemicals which many people prefer to avoid.

So, tips to make hair sprays at home can help such people extensively. Also, you can use these sprays to make your hair tangle free and look voluminous.

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Some of you are frowning now about the mention of homemade hair sprays, isn't it? But, if you go through the steps of how to make hair sprays at home, you’ll know how easy it is.

Take any weekend and follow these tips to make hair sprays at home. You will have all natural magical potions in your hand without spending a lot and damaging your hair.

So, read on to know more.


1. Take Citrus Fruit Therapy:

There are several methods that you can use to make hair spray, but the citrus fruit recipe is the best one. You can use oranges, limes or lemons to make your citrus fruit hair spray.


2. What To Pick:

If you have dandruff and oily scalp and hair, lemon is the best thing to pick. As lemon juice is non greasy, it will keep your hair less oily. On the other hand, orange is greasier than lemon. But, for hair that is hard to manage, orange serves as the best part.


3. Take Water:

While looking for the tips to make hair sprays at home, this is the next step to follow. Take clean water in a pot. It will be better to have chemical-free distilled water for making the hair spray.


4. Cut The Fruits:

How to make hair sprays at home? The next step is to cut the citrus fruit that you have picked. Cut them into wedges and don't remove the peel. Take a whole fruit for making the spray.


5. Add Fruits Into Water:

In the next step, you need to add the whole fruits, including the peels into water. 2 cups water for a whole fruit will be enough to make your homemade hair spray.


6. Boiling Time:

This is one of the important steps of how to make hair sprays at home. Put on your stove and let the water boil over medium heat. Let it boil till the solution is reduced to half.


7. Strain It:

Are you done with the boiling part? Let the solution be cooled. Now, strain the solution to remove the solids. You can use clean coffee filter or a piece of cotton fabric to strain the solution.


8. Store It:

Take a spray bottle, which you can buy from any hardware store. You can also use empty spray bottles of your toner or moisturiser. Pour the solution into it and spray it on to your hair whenever required.


9. Let It Dry:

If you feel your hair to be sticky after drying the mixture, either use less quantity or add some more water to the liquid to make it lighter. You can store it in the refrigerator or use 2 ounces of rubbing alcohol as a preservative. This is how to make hair sprays at home.

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    Story first published: Sunday, April 24, 2016, 20:00 [IST]
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