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Aqua Net

Aqua Net’s glue-like hold has been making hair happy for decades: teen girls fumigated their parents’ bathrooms when they were shellacking their beehives back in the 1950’s.

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The only hairspray for helmet head, Aqua Net’s affordability and accessibility (it can be found in every K-Mart the world over) has sealed its reputation as the premiere hairspray favoured by all walks of life.

Aqua Net’s miraculous secret formula has been imitated but never duplicated.

While a little spray prevents the hair from flying away, a few extra layers of Aqua Net gives you a hairnet of impenetrable plastic.

Hairsprays work by coating the hair in plastic polymer atoms, which join together to stiffen the hair.

Housed in an attractively coloured aerosol can with a fishnet design overlay, Aqua Net holds hair in an almost waterproof finish.

The big hair of the 1980’s owes its existence to Aqua Net: mile-high hair mall girls, hair bands (Poison, Ratt), punk rockers (Mohawks) and goths (see Robert Smith of The Cure) all relied on Aqua Net hairspray for their gravity-defying coifs.

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