How to Remove Hair Spray Stains

Follow these steps to remove hair spray stains.
Follow these steps to remove hair spray stains.
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­Hair spray gives you that perfect hold your hair needs for your night out on the town. But when you lose your grip on the hair spray can while you're getting ready, don't let that minor slip ruin your fun. Here are some tips to remember to clean hair spray from any surface.

The first step in removing hair spray stains is to identify the stained material.­­­

­Below are the most common types of materials that can become hair spray-stained, with steps on how to remove hair spray stains from each:

  • Fabrics and fibers such as Acetate, Acrylic Fabric, Carpet/Synthetic, Carpet/Wool, Cotton, Fiberglass, Linen, Modacrylic, Nylon, Olefin, Polyester, Rayon, Silk, Spandex, Triacetate or Wool ­
  • Hard surfaces such as Acrylic Plastic, Alabaster, Aluminum, Bamboo, Cane, Ceramic, Glass/Tile, Cork, Glass, Grout, Linoleum, Marble, Paint/Flat, Paint/Gloss, Plexiglas, Polyurethane,Porcelain Fixtures, Vinyl Clothing, Vinyl Tile or Vinyl Wallcovering
  • Leather or Suede
  • Wallpaper
  • Wood