hair spray


Definition of hair spray

: a liquid sprayed on the hair to keep it in place after styling

Examples of hair spray in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Mist a 1- to 2-inch section with hair spray for hold and start to glide the iron down the hair. Amber Kallor, WSJ, 8 Sep. 2022 To achieve the look use a curling iron and finish with a spritz of hair spray to set the look in place. Wendy Sy, Allure, 28 July 2022 Then, lock in the shape by wrapping a triangular hair-setting net around the head, blow-drying with a diffuser and spritzing a high-shine hair spray. Amber Kallor, WSJ, 26 July 2022 Sebastian Professional Fixer Strong Hold Hair Spray is a top-of-the-line hair spray that avoids the unwanted matting common in hairsprays. The Salt Lake Tribune, 11 May 2022 Griff smooths any flyaways with the timeless Blue Magic Conditioner and Shine 'N Jam gel, then sets it all in place with a bit of hair spray and edge control. Kiana Murden, Vogue, 9 Mar. 2022 The faint smell of hair spray fills the theater as performers scurry backstage getting ready for the night's performance. Casey Clark, Allure, 27 Feb. 2022 Then, flip your hair forward, misting a little hair spray or dry shampoo at the roots, James suggests. Wendy Sy, Allure, 26 Jan. 2022 If hair is longer, start the process on dry hair and firm the pomade with a hard-hold lacquer hair spray. Fiorella Valdesolo, WSJ, 5 Jan. 2022 See More

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First Known Use of hair spray

1958, in the meaning defined above

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18 Sep 2022

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“Hair spray.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 5 Oct. 2022.

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