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  • DIY sugar hair spray

    Posted by Raeldenise2010 on September 29, 2023 at 8:57 pm

    I’m creating a hairspray, after sitting under dryer it leaves a white reside. What can I do to keep the great hold but eliminate white reside. Help !


    1 cup of water

    4 tbs of sugar

    3 drops of Rose oil

    3 drops of lavender oil

    1% of liquid germall plus

    microformulation replied 2 months ago 2 Members · 1 Reply
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  • microformulation

    September 30, 2023 at 12:36 pm

    Use a different hold agent than sugar. It will leave a white residue as it dries and it is extremely difficult to preserve.

    Also, it is infinitely easier to critique a Formula when it is written in wt/wt%. Metric is the language of science.

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