Lemon hair spray for shiny and oil-free hair

Acids contained in this lemon hair spray help degrease hair and remove excess oil buildup from hair shaft and scalp.

Even without this recipe, lemon can be used for grease control: Every time you shampoo your hair, mix a little bit of freshly squeezed lemon juice in.

Shake the bottle well (you could use a smaller bottle for this purpose) and shampoo the hair. Rinse off well.

This way, you will control the oiliness of the scalp and also, if you have blondish hair, you will actually help keep it light longer.

For fine hair


1 Lemon
2 Cups of water

Quantity: Makes about 1 to 1 1/2 cups.


Chop up lemon in a wooden bowl so that you don't lose any of the juice.

Add the chopped lemon to the water in the top of a double boiler (note: you can use an ordinary sauce pan for this purpose).

Simmer the mixture until the liquid has been reduced by half.

Strain through cheesecloth or fine silk cloth and pour the liquid into a bottle that will fit a pump-type sprayer (a washed and rinsed Windex bottle will do for your spray container).

Add 1/2 cup of water to thin the mixture if necessary.

Thanks Rajni!

Here is another simple recipe:

Chop 2 lemons, add 2 cups water, simmer in a pan over low heat until lemons are quite soft. Cool, then strain through cheesecloth. Pour into a spray bottle, add 1 Tbsp vodka, shake. Dilute with water if too sticky.

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