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 Ladies would perch on spinning chairs in a cloud of hair spray while rows of bonnet dryers hummed over the chatter. Leslie Anne Tarabella, al, 7 July 2021 To top off the look, Tym used Oribe hair spray and Mizani Therma Smooth Shine Extend Mist. Brooklyn White, Essence, 27 June 2021 In the last heady spring and summer of my childhood, my greatest concern about the cicadas was whether one would get stuck in my 1980s hair spray during graduation on the football field. Washington Post, 11 May 2021 To maintain your sleek style throughout the day, spritz your hair with an extra-hold hair spray. Sian Babish,, 24 Mar. 2021 For hard-to-curl hair, spray a little hair spray on it prior to curling it. Jennifer Manfrin,, 18 Mar. 2021 My kit always has a good father comb, a rattail comb, a solid pressing comb, a Marcel golden supreme iron, and a flexible hair spray like Oribe Superfine. Akili King, Vogue, 21 Jan. 2021 To keep those waves locked in place, Norton spritzed on some hair spray before brushing each wave with GHD's Oval Dressing Brush. Gabi Thorne, Allure, 17 Nov. 2020 Elaluz's current offerings are made up of effortless beauty staples that work for everyone, including a lip and cheek stain, an ultra-hydrating lip balm, beauty oil, facial mist, and a dry texturizing hair spray. Chelsea Hall, Marie Claire, 15 Oct. 2020

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First Known Use of hair spray

1958, in the meaning defined above

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20 Jul 2021

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“Hair spray.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 2 Aug. 2021.

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