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Doctor insights on: Hair Spray Side Effects

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Do hair spray have any considerable side effects?

Hairspray: There is some controversy as to the long term health implications of using hair spray. However, many would say that it is reasonably safe if used as directed. Avoiding inhalation would be prudent, as would be avoiding any sort of open flame as the product is highly flammable. ...Read more

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I have this headache that started the second I used hair spray although I held my breath and moved a few steps away to breath again. Any thoughts?

I have this headache that started the second I used hair spray although I held my breath and moved a few steps away to breath again. Any thoughts?

Irritants: There are plenty of things in there that can be irritants or allergy causing agents. Always hold your breath for a while after spraying or move from the area if it bothers you. Obviously avoid spraying into the wind and getting it all over your face, May take an anti-infammatory if not allergic to any- for the headache. ...Read more

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I lost lots of hair due to alcohol hair spray , and also dying. Can I use non alcoholspray? Is it safe? My hair is very thin.What you recommend?Thanks

I lost lots of hair due to alcohol hair spray , and also dying. Can I use non alcoholspray? Is it safe? My hair is very thin.What you recommend?Thanks

See a dermatologist.: Yes to safety of non-alcohol hair spray, even on thinning hair. A better question is whether the hairspray you have been using, and the dying of the hair, actually the true cause of the thinning and hair loss. There can be many causes for hair loss. Seeing a derm can direct you better as to what type of hair loss you are suffering from, and what is the next best course of treatment. ...Read more

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Is olive oil moisturizing hair spray good for the scalp and hair?

Is olive oil moisturizing hair spray good for the scalp and hair?

Will just oil it: Won't help moisturize the dead hair protein, just coat it and make if feel better to you. Keep hair and scalp clean and use good nutrition and exercise. ...Read more

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Does Enliven ultra hold hair spray cause hair loss or hair damage ?

Hairspray: Hairspray does not cause any loss or damage if you have properly used it ...Read more

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Does using hair spray or hair gel cause male pattern baldness?

Does using hair spray or hair gel cause male pattern baldness?

No: Male pattern baldness is typically genetic. Though certain environmental effects likely contribute to the rate of hair loss, I don't know of any evidence suggesting hair styling products contribute to this. Products such as Minoxidil can slow hair loss in those with male pattern baldness. ...Read more

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Can I use a olive oil moisturizing hair spray daily with a flaky itchy scalp condition? (also using medicated shampoo twice per week)

Can I use a olive oil moisturizing hair spray daily with a flaky itchy scalp condition? (also using medicated shampoo twice per week)

Folk medicine : Try Nizoral (ketoconazole) shampoo for few weeks, twice week, probably you have some kind of fungal scalp condition. There are several folk medicine formulations which i don't know if it works. ...Read more