If you’re a child of the 80s, you’ve probably used plenty of hairspray in your time. Ah, the days of hair teased as high as the heavens. But did you know that hairspray is useful for lots of other things, too? From beauty tricks to laundry savers, here are 13 hairspray hacks no girl should be without.

13 Hairspray Hacks Every Girl Should Know

Hairspray Hacks, Tips and Tricks

Dry your nails faster! After applying two coats of your favorite polish, let your nails dry for a minute. Spray hairspray on them (from about 8-10 inches away), wait another minute or two, then wash your hands. Done!


Spray your curtains to keep them looking great. The hairspray layer apparently helps deter dust.


Need to remove a label? Spray it with hairspray as you peel it away. The hairspray takes away the tackiness of the glue.


Get lipstick stains out of your laundry. Saturate the stain with hairspray, let it sit 10 minutes, and then launder the item.


Spray thread with hairspray to help you thread your needle faster.


Spray bobby pins with hairspray first to help them get a better grip on your hair.


Did your kiddo write on your leather furniture? Hairspray gets out ink stains on leather, too.


Spray it on sweaters, skirts, etc. to eliminate static cling. So handy in winter!


Keep your feet from slipping in heels and flip flops by spraying them with hairspray before putting your shoes on.


Spray your shoe laces to keep them from untying. This is a great hack for kids in sports!


Use it to tame your brows. Simply spray a clean mascara wand (or toothbrush) with hairspray, and apply it to your unruly brows.


Keep fresh cut flowers looking great longer by applying hairspray to them every couple of days.


Preserve your Christmas wreath! The hairspray helps seal in the wreath’s moisture, allowing the needles to hold on longer.