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How to Remove Hairspray From Surfaces

Using hairspray is just part of the morning routine. You do it over and over in the same place, day after day. Before you know it, you have a buildup of hairspray on the wall behind you, on the mirror or even on the floor.

Hairspray can easily build up on nearby surfaces.

Things You Will Need

  • Rubbing alcohol
  • Rag
  • Ammonia
  • Sponge

Using hairspray is just part of the morning routine.  You do it over and over in the same place, day after day.

Before you know it, you have a buildup of hairspray on the wall behind you, on the mirror or even on the floor.  The sticky mess will start to attract dirt and grime, so it's a good idea to get it cleaned up on a regular basis.

  1. Wet a rag with rubbing alcohol.
  2. Wipe over the surface with the rag. This is safe for just about any surface, including wood and glass.
  3. Dampen a sponge with ammonia if the surface still feels sticky. Rub the sponge over the area to clean it. That should get all hairspray residue up.
  4. Warning

    Do not use ammonia on a marble surface.

Things You Will Need

  • Rubbing alcohol
  • Rag
  • Ammonia
  • Sponge

Warning

  • Do not use ammonia on a marble surface.

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