Hairstylist shares how to instantly get rid of static hair using kitchen item
As a child, rubbing a balloon on your head to make your hair static was a laugh, but as an adult, we'd do anything to tame the flyaways.
You experience static hair when it becomes charged with electricity.
This is most commonly caused by a lower level of humidity in the colder months, but there are a number of other causes.
For example, over-enthusiastic brushing or wearing a hat. The material from the hat creates friction which can cause your strands to repel from another like a magnet.
But now, thanks to Maria Aiello, static hair is a thing of the past.
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The hairstylist shared a hack to solve all of your static hair problems on her TikTok ( @mariaaiellohair ) - and a number of her 91,000 followers are saying it's "life-saving."
In the short video, Maria demonstrated an unusual way of getting static-free hair using an item you have sitting in your kitchen.
She takes a small piece of aluminium foil and wraps it around one piece of hair at a time and runs it down the lengths.
The simple explanation behind this hack, she said, is that foil discharges static, making it a great tool for those crazy hair days.
In the before clip, Maria's hair looks wild and out of control but after putting her trick to the test she's left with silky smooth locks.
Since being posted, the video has racked up more than 184,000 likes and 2,700 comments from people who shared their thoughts on the hack.
One person said: "This is so smart."
Another tagged their friend and said: "YO DOES THIS WORK? LET ME KNOW BECAUSE YOU HAVE LONG HAIR AND I DON'T."
"Omg if this works," wrote a third.
A few others shared suggestions of their own, like dryer sheets (which also make your hair smell good), and hairspray.
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