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Did You Know? Aerosol Hairspray Was Invented in 1948.

Hairspray became common after the patent of the aerosol process and the making of the aerosol spray can during the 1940s. It was first packaged in 1948, as the beauty industry saw that the aerosol cans used in WWII for insecticides could be used as a dispenser for hairspray. It thrived and became increasingly popular and mass-produced, as up-dos and other such hairstyles were created. By 1964, it became the highest selling beauty product. 

However, sales declined in the 70’s as hairstyles were now predominately worn straight and loose during the “hippie” era. But by the 80’s, hairsprays popularity came back as big hairstyles resurged with the punk rock scene. Today, hairsprays are formulated as flexible, medium, and maximum hold, as there is much more of a liking towards the natural look.

Here at Chicago Aerosol we offer custom capabilities that include the technical expertise to formulate your own hair spray or personal care product .

We also offer our customers a variety of pre-formulated personal care InStock products that range from hair spray to dry shampoo. Orders for in-stock products can be as small as 1,200 cans, which increases your inventory turns and frees your dollars to be used more effectively elsewhere. All we need is your label!

Check out our personal care products and InStock program to review several new product possibilities and add hair spray to your inventory.

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