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5 homemade hair sprays for luscious and healthy hair

Hairsprays from the store may contain harmful chemicals that can build up on your scalp and cause problems. Household items are a healthy alternative because you know what's going in there. Your scalp is skin as well, so you got to make sure it remains healthy like your facial skin. Check out these hair sprays that you can make at home itself!

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Aloe vera and essential oils

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The best aloe vera gel you can get is the one directly extracted from the plant. The store bought aloe vera gel may contain gel base which is a harmful chemical. So the plant works best to give you that all natural feel. Mix aloe vera gel with water and a few drops (3-5) of an essential oil of your choice. What is an essential oil you may wonder – the tiny bottles that cost a lot? So, go get yourself an essential oil today, like jojoba, tea-tree, orange, rosemary, or lavender. This hair spray will work wonders on your hair and different essential oils have different benefits. This hair spray can be used as a leave-in hair spray after a bath.

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Apple cider vinegar

ACV is a household product of immense health benefits besides cooking purposes. You can make yourself a great moisturizer before bathing using ACV and water. But remember, do not use ACV without a carrying agent (mostly water). Mix ACV and water in a ¼  to ¾ proportion and spray it on your head with a spray bottle. Wash after five to ten minutes and your hair will feel soft and smooth like never before.

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Coconut oil hair spray

Another super conditioning hair spray is the coconut oil and water hair spray. Mix around 2 tablespoons of coconut oil with around 300 ml of warm water and shake well. Then put it in a spray bottle and spray it on your damp hair to moisturise well. Wash away after half an hour to reveal luscious hair.

Olive oil hair spray

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The ultimate moisturiser for your hair is olive oil! Mix olive oil with water in the ratio of one tablespoon per 100 ml of water and spray it on your head. You can even use this as a leave-in conditioner but make sure you reduce the amount of oil you put in the spray bottle if you are doing this.

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Vodka! Yes, Vodka hair spray!

If you are bold enough, mix 2 cups of water with 2 tablespoons of sugar. Boil the water and dissolve the sugar in it. Allow this to cool and then add one tablespoon of vodka and some essential oils to the mixture. You can use this as a leave-in hair spray for gorgeous looking hair.


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