Take Three: Hairsprays
Take three... hairsprays Style and Finish Power Spray, €12.95 Joico, available in selected hair salons nationwide
Gives shine, hold and volume without coating the hair in a rotten residue or leaving it too crunchy. Plus, if you change your mind, it can be brushed out easily. Elnett Satin Catwalk Edition, RRP €7.98 L'Oreal Paris, available in grocery stores and pharmacies nationwide
There's a reason this has been favoured by women of all ages for decades – it's light on the hair but manages to add shine and hold a style. And, much like Chanel No 5, the smell conjures up all sorts of fond grandmother nostalgia.Bed Head Maxxed Out, €10.25 Tigi, available in selected hair salons nationwide
Some might find the strong grapefruit scent a little overbearing but, in terms of a hairspray that cements even the most elaborate of styles, you won't find better. Given its strength, I found it best to spray it on to a hairbrush rather than directly on the hair.