Schwarzkopf Hairsprays: Tips & Tricks for Proper Use

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Editor’s Note: This article was originally published on Schwarzkopf. Minor edits have been done by Tousled Online Magazine editors.



It’s fair to say that hairspray is a common sight in bathrooms and cabinets across the world. Since the late 1940s, men and women alike have used this useful styling spray to keep their hairstyles in place. Still, it’s worth wondering after all these years: Am I using hairspray correctly? Many people are unsure how to get the perfect hold, how far to spray from their hair, and which type of spray is best for them. So, here are a few helpful hairspray tips to get your hair looking great!

Hairspray Uses and Benefits

Hair spray can do miracles if you keep the right distance.

Using hairspray has been arguably the most popular way to style hair for decades now. This hair styling product can be used to keep hair in place, guarantee an all-day hold, as well as to create volume, and even keep flyaways at bay. Hairspray can be bought in numerous strengths and varieties, but is formulated to be flexible, which means that your hair has a light hold but without feeling or looking like it’s as solid as a rock! It can also be used on either dry or wet hair, but each way will create a distinctive finish.

Using Schwarzkopf Hairsprays: Get Familiar With The Different Types

There's a hairspray to suit every person and every look! Just like mousse, gel, or wax, hair styling spray comes in many forms and types, depending on what you’re trying to do with your hairstyle.

To make sure you know how to use hairspray the right way for your hair needs, take a quick look at the Schwarzkopf Hairsprays that are available for your purchase:

Schwarzkopf OSiS+ Sparkler Light Control Shine Spray

Shine spray for instant sparkling shine.

This has an instant light finish and doesn’t overburden the hair. The light conditioning effect supports the detangling benefits.

Schwarzkopf OSiS+ Session Extreme Hold Hairspray

Extreme hold hairspray. Fast-drying formula for creative styling.

The non-sticky formula with strong control and ultra long-lasting hold has fast-drying and easy-to-brush-out benefits, whilst providing the hair with protection against humidity and UV rays.

Schwarzkopf Silhouette Super Hold Hairspray

Super hold hairspray. Provides ultra strong hold while maintaining great shine and vitality.

This hairspray is formulated with micro-fine film formers for long-lasting, yet invisible, strong hold without burdening the hair.

How To Use Hairspray The Right Way

Follow these tips and you can't go wrong! To ensure you spray your hair correctly, read the following tips before the styling process.

  • Hold the spray nozzle at least 30cm (12 inches) away from your hair when spraying, and always spray in a continuous motion.
  • Make sure the spray nozzle is not gummed up, as you’ll want a fine mist rather than it to come out in spurts.
  • To achieve more hair volume, one of the best hairspray tips is to hold your head upside down and shake your hair while spraying. You can also lift segments of your hair and spray underneath.
  • For those with a sensitive or itchy scalp, be careful using hairspray as you should only apply it to the hair, as the alcohol in the product can dry the scalp and cause irritation.
  • To tame unruly strands, it’s okay to spray the product into your hands and smooth your hair down.

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