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[mass noun] Lotion applied to damp hair prior to its being set, enabling it to keep its shape longer:‘she laid her combs on the dressing table along with the setting lotion and the curling tongs’
- ‘Then, finger setting lotion into your still-damp hair.’
- ‘I send him out to go and buy me some hairspray and some setting lotion for my hair.’
- ‘Apply a light gel or setting lotion to hair that is fine, slippery or does not hold styles well.’
- ‘Apply setting lotion to damp or almost dry hair on a daily basis, which will also make your hair stand out.’
- ‘To achieve the look, rub setting lotion through the hair and twist the longest sections.’
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