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Natural Hair Spray Recipe

Natural Hair Spray Recipe

Hair spray often contains plastic and other chemical ingredients that are less than ideal to be breathing! Fortunately, there is a homemade alternative that works!

A friend told me about this recipe, and I’ve found it to be very impressive; it really holds hair well.

Light and Lemon Hair Spray

2 to 4 lemons


Slice the lemons and cover with water in a pan. Simmer for 1 hour, adding more water as it evaporates. Let cool, then strain. Pour the lemon liquid into a pump spray bottle.

Makes 2 to 3 cups.

Shelf life: About one week refrigerated.

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By Annie B. Bond

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Annie is a renowned expert in non-toxic and green living. She was named one of the top 20 environmental leaders by Body and Soul Magazine and "the foremost expert on green living." - Body & Soul Magazine, 2009. Learn Annie's latest eco-friendly news on, a website dedicated to healthy and green living.

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4:03AM PDT on Jun 19, 2014

The beauty should be for both our body and our environment

9:49PM PDT on Jun 18, 2014


1:29AM PST on Mar 8, 2014

Thank you :)

5:14PM PDT on Jun 14, 2013

Is that lemon gel will cause any damage to my hair. Because I have a pretty greasy hair and somewheere I read,hat lemon juice makes your hair gray.

11:57PM PST on Jan 30, 2013


2:09AM PST on Nov 26, 2012

Nice ! :)

8:21AM PDT on May 26, 2012


1:11PM PST on Feb 14, 2011

I love Shielo's Volume hair spray. I have never had a nosel break on me and I never had it get clogged. I used their Volume shampoo for years, and finally decided to try the hair spray.

The reason I love Shielo's hair spray is because I have thick but fine hair. Lots of hair that won't do anything. I don't like FLAT hair. I use this hair spray and first of all my hair acturally stays where I spray it - unusual for me (might be because I live in the south). This also gives my hair some lift. When I want to brush my hair I have no problem - the brush goes right thru my hair and then I can restyle. I would recommend this product to my near and dear friends.

8:28AM PDT on Oct 1, 2010

Thanks, Annie.

5:34PM PST on Feb 4, 2010

will the lemon change your hair color?

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