Throughout my blogging career, I’ve discovered and shared new uses for clothespins, coffee filters, clear nail polish, and a whole lot more. So when I first encountered the idea that hairspray could be used as a simple sealant around the house, I had to learn more!
As it turns out, hairspray is a pretty handy tool to keep on hand, and an inexpensive one at that! If you don’t normally use hairspray and want to buy some for any of the purposes listed below, feel free to choose the cheapest option — it’ll work just as well!
12 Practical Household Uses For Hairspray
1. Add Grip To Hair Accessories
Before putting bobby pins in your hair, spray them with hairspray so that they stay put!
2. Prevent (Or Halt) Runs In Tights
Spray a new pair of tights to keep them from running. You can also use hairspray to stop a run that’s already started!
3. Speed Up Your Manicure
After painting your nails, spray them with hairspray to make the polish dry faster.
4. Keep Dust Off Your Curtains
Spray your curtains to keep them looking beautiful and dust-free!
5. Prevent Skirts And Dresses From Clinging
If your skirt or dress is sticking to your legs, use hairspray to eliminate the static.
6. Add Shine To Gifts
Spray wrapped gifts to make your wrapping look shiny.
7. Preserve Art Projects
Spray over your kids’ artwork to set colored pencils, crayon and markers. It will also preserve chalk art on the sidewalk!
8. Turn A Towel Into A Makeshift Lint Roller
Spray a clean towel, and then use the towel to remove lint and pet hair from your clothes, furniture or carpet.
9. Thread Needles Effortlessly
Spray the tip of your thread before running it through a needle.
10. Protect Flowers’ Color As They Dry
Coat a rose before hanging it to dry. The hairspray will preserve the color!
11. Tame Unruly Eyebrows
Hairspray a toothbrush, and use it to tame unruly eyebrows.
12. Remove Ink Stains From Fabric
Ink stains come right out after being sprayed with hairspray! Click here to learn how.
What other uses for hairspray would you add to this list?