This is an extremely simple Lemon Hair Spray that can be used as either a setting lotion before styling your hair or to hold hair in place after styling. The oil from the lemon peel may lighten some hair types, especially if you spend a lot of time in the sun. This recipe works equally well with any citrus peel.?MAKES 8 OUNCES OF LEMON HAIR SPRAY
??Zest from 1 lemon
??1 cup boiling water
??1 tablespoon witch hazel
1. Place lemon zest in a ceramic container and pour boiling water over it. Let sit for several hours, or even overnight. Remove zest with a slotted spoon and stir liquid into witch hazel. Pour the solution into a clean spray bottle.
2. To use: Before or after styling your hair, spray a small amount onto your hair to add body and hold the style.
Janice Cox is the author of Natural Beauty at Home (Henry Holt, 2002).?
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