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In praise of vests and hairspray.

(27 Posts)
JackandDiane Thu 07-Jan-16 17:22:49

Again. I tell you. Hairspray is the dogs nuts. Spray liberally before you leave the house. No frizz, style stays intact etc. I'm normally elnett. Liking the frizz ease one atm.

ALSO VESTS. God they are miracle workers. For workwear I use the really thin tight slinky marks ones and they mean you don't have to layer up all the time.
That's is all.
* bows and retreats*

Diggum Thu 07-Jan-16 17:28:09

I thought you were going to combine the two in some sort of dazzling trickery.

But thank you all the same.

<claps politely, coughs, waits for encores>.

JackandDiane Thu 07-Jan-16 19:29:19


burnishedsilver Thu 07-Jan-16 19:46:21

Bras are pretty useful too hmm

DurhamDurham Thu 07-Jan-16 19:54:09

I hate hairspray, I like my hair to feel natural and to, you know, move grin

southeastastra Thu 07-Jan-16 20:26:17

i need hairspray my hair is all soft and all over the place without it

agree with vests also, i also like an all in one

Wagglebees Thu 07-Jan-16 20:33:59

I'm on board with vests. They're the bollocks.

Hate the smell and feel of hairspray. If there's one that doesn't make you stink like an 80's disco and your head itch after an hour then I'd be willing to try it again.

Wagglebees Thu 07-Jan-16 20:34:40

Although I loved a bit of glitter hairspray back in the day. grin

MuchasSmoochas Thu 07-Jan-16 20:50:04

I was also expecting a top tip here. Maybe skooshing hairspray on vest straps to prevent slippage?

I like the big white one. It's rock hard.

Kennington Thu 07-Jan-16 21:01:32

Jack I could have written this myself. Vests and hairspray everyday. Solve so many problems!
I could add eyelash curlers to that though.

Hatethis22 Thu 07-Jan-16 21:02:30

I'm with you on the M&S vests. They are brilliant.

JackandDiane Thu 07-Jan-16 22:45:04

The hairspray wears off. By lunchtime your do still looks nice. Not crazy hair

WhataRacquet Thu 07-Jan-16 23:09:10

Vests are not good when you're getting hot flushes. I need removable layers.

Wagglebees Fri 08-Jan-16 00:10:44

My older sister put me off hairspray. She used to go through a whole can of Elnett per week. Her bedroom was coated.

whatdoIget Fri 08-Jan-16 00:13:59

I'd forgotten about hairspray during my experiment with the curly girl method. I'm now all about silicones and straighteners smile
I might get me some hairspray at the weekend to complete the wholly unnatural look grin

Wagglebees Fri 08-Jan-16 00:35:38

I like a good silicone packed hair product.

whatdoIget Fri 08-Jan-16 00:37:05

God so do I! My hair is a million times better now!

SchnitzelVonKrumm Fri 08-Jan-16 00:41:48

Oh I love a vest. So warm. Don't like hairspray but had recently realised the way to stop damp and drizzle ruling hair is... Wear a hat. Simple.

TripTrapTripTrapOverTheBridge Fri 08-Jan-16 10:25:52

Silicone I love. Hairspray? Horrible stinky stuff that makes hair feel horrible and look false. Yucky stuff!

Amrapaali Fri 08-Jan-16 10:57:43

Hairspray has to be applied with a very light touch., Don't go trigger happy on the nozzle. Angle the can at least a good three/four inches away from hair and spray a light mist. It does work!! And very well...Hair stays obedient and still moves.

No helmet hair or looking like the Queen's coif...hairspray has evolved quite a bit, I think.

MamaAwayOnBusiness Fri 08-Jan-16 11:01:43

Yup, I come from warm climate and live in England, the vest only comes off few weeks in the summer. I get mine from H&M.

JackandDiane Fri 08-Jan-16 17:02:29

Agree. Light touch hairspray. Didn't do it well this am and hair looked a shocker by lunch

Wagglebees Fri 08-Jan-16 20:12:11

Hmm, you've twisted my arm. I think you can buy teeny cans of Elnett and the like in Boots can't you? I'll get one to give it a try.

Wagglebees Fri 08-Jan-16 20:16:23

Or actually I might have some already...

Just checked my hair stuff drawer and there's a ruddy great can of gold Elnett in there! shock

So I'll try it again on Sunday when I'm out all day.

candykane25 Fri 08-Jan-16 20:26:41

I always wear a vest. Feel naked without one.
Primark control vests are not silky but very good.
I have stopped wearing a bra and just wear a supportive vest now.
It's very radical as I have big norks but ooooh it is liberating and so comfortable.
Hairspray has to be elnett, the flexible one. Don't feel done until a zoosh with it.

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