hair spray

noun

Definition of hair spray

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

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Taking her pregnancy glow to new heights, Markle emerged from The Mark Hotel with a flushed complexion and lightly curled lengths set in place with a spritz of medium hold hair spray. Jenna Rennert, Vogue, "Meghan Markle Lets Her Hair Down for Her New York Baby Shower," 19 Feb. 2019 Got hair spray from pound shop right with all Halloween stuff ....Spray it on thought yeah looks ace that. Lauren Rearick, Teen Vogue, "One Mother Accidentally Applied Spray Paint Instead of Hair Dye to Her Child’s Hair," 2 Nov. 2018 The glitter showed up as tiny sparkles in my hair, and my hair texture remained relatively the same, despite the product's consistency, which is similar to hair spray. Lauren Rearick, Teen Vogue, "I Tested Bumble and Bumble’s Glimmer Finishing Spray," 9 Nov. 2018 To keep your 'do from looking like 'work hair,' spray it with light hold hair spray while tousling it with your fingers before the holiday party! Devin Toth, Redbook, "Easy Holiday Hairstyles," 8 Dec. 2011 The consumer-price index, which measures what Americans pay for everything from hair spray to hotel room service, rose 0.1% in September after rising a seasonally adjusted 0.2% in August, the Labor Department said Thursday. Harriet Torry, WSJ, "Consumer Prices Rise 0.1%, Less Than Forecast," 11 Oct. 2018 Traditional hair sprays revolve around the promise of keeping your style in place, yet that goes against the flow and movement that make curls so much fun. Rachel Nussbaum, Glamour, "Humidity Killed My Curls Every Summer, Until I Tried These Sprays," 20 June 2018 Returning are many of the crowd favorites, including fishing in the fountain, face painting, hair spraying, and moon bouncing. Steve Smith, Courant Community, "Kidding Around The Center Set For July 17," 10 July 2018 Tomoko also has plenty of high-end beauty products — face-wash, toner, lotions, hair sprays, etc. Melody Chiu, PEOPLE.com, "We Tried It: The $630 Japanese Massage That Gwyneth Paltrow, Jessica Alba and More Indulge In," 20 June 2018

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1958, in the meaning defined above

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