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10 Genius Hacks Anyone With Hairspray Should Try

Written by Grace & Silas
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Hairspray is an awesomely versatile product. It can go well with different hairstyles and looks.  But did you know that this humble spray is a real household rock star with a wide variety of other uses?

Below I’ve compiled a list of hairspray hacks from awesome bloggers.  So let’s get to it!  

Make Your Flowers Last Longer

Found from EHow

Keep that bouquet of blooms around longer by using hairspray on the underside of the petals to prevent them from wilting.

Strengthen Tights and Stockings

Found from The Krazy Coupon Lady

You already know about the clear nail polish trick, but if you don’t have time to wait for it to dry hairspray will stop that run in it’s tracks!

Smooth Away Flyaway Hairs

Found from POPSUGAR

Thanks to its ability to both hold and seal you can now tame those stubborn flyaways.  Just spritz some hairspray into a makeup brush and apply it to your hair.

Dry Nails Faster

Found from One Good Thing by Jillee

Running out of time to dry those newly polished nails? Use some hairspray to get things drying faster.  Who would have thought?

Thread a Needle Easily

Found from The Krazy Coupon Lady

Honestly, I’ve been struggling to thread a needle for such a long time. It’s just something that I can’t do so easily (maybe you too?). Now threading that needle is a  cinch! 

Extend the Life of Shoe Polish

Found from Wikr

After going through all the work of polishing your shoes, you want it to last longer as possible, don’t you?  Spray a light coat onto the shoes after polishing to set the color and help it last longer.

Remove Lint & Hair from Your Clothes

Found from One Good Thing by Jillee

If you have a pet or your clothes somehow always seem  get lint on them, then just spray hairspray on a cloth and wipe down your clothing.  It’s an easy trick for not having to use a lint roller!

Eliminate Static

Found from The Krazy Coupon Lady

If you’re trying to prevent static on your clothes, hairspray will keep everything in its place. Spray it under a skirt to keep it from riding up.

Keep Curtains Looking Beautiful

Found from One Good Thing by Jillee

Take care of those beautiful curtains by spraying them down to keep them looking new and dust free. 

Tame Your Brows

Found from Lilluna

It works wonders for eyebrows too! Simply spray a mascara wand (or toothbrush) with hairspray, and apply it to your unruly brow.


Besides holding your hairstyle in place, there are many things that a hairspray can do. And thankfully these helpful blogs give us so many ways to make life easier using hairspray.  So try these quick and easy hacks and let me know what you think and as always, let me know if you have any questions.  I’d love to help!

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Silas and Grace always had a passion for travel. So in 2016, they started Chasing Foxes as an independent income source. 4 months after launch, they were making enough money from their blog to travel full-time, and in the past 5 years, they’ve been able to encourage others in their blogging journeys too. Learn more about Silas & Grace.

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