Have you ever been surprised watching our Bollywood flicks…..imagine the Heroine in a hot windy desert dancing & singing and still her hair will be very well in shape and not even a single strand will be out of place. As a kid I used to think that they naturally have that kind of hair which can take any odd , must be using very expensive treatments in the parlor. But today we all know the secret..that this magic is possible because of Hair Sprays, hair styling products which are a boon to many of out hair stylists & parlors
What are Hair Sprays?
They are cosmetic products which are used to keep hair fixed in one particular style or in a certain pattern. Few years back mostly hair sprays were used for styling hair but today we have many choices for hair styling products like gels, mousse, aerosol sprays, styling creams etc.
Hair sprays are generally solutions of polymers mixed with water/ alcohol. When the solution is sprayed on hair the polymers covers the hair strands, and when the water/alcohol evaporates leaving behind polymer, creates a stiff bond which holds the hair at one place. The size of the polymers differs in different hair sprays depending on their type & usage.
Today we have a choice of natural/ organic hair sprays available in market which are preferred over chemical ones. They use natural ingredients like Aloe Vera , Flower Extracts, henna etc which enhances the hair look without causing much damage to hair.
Types of Hair Sprays:
There are variety of hair sprays available depending upon the need and style of hair. Some of them are:
Light Hold Hair Sprays: Suitable for keeping hair intact for short period.
Medium Hold Hair Sprays: Suitable for easily manageable hair.
Strong Hold Hair Sprays: Suitable for unmanageable hair. The hair feels stiff after applying this hair spray.
Volume Boosting Hair Sprays: For adding extra volume to hair do.
Shine Boosting Hair Sprays: Gives a glossy intense shine to hair.
And many more varieties are available in the market according to your hair needs. Continue reading