- First, remove the nozzle and run it under hot water to loosen the resins. If they're stubborn, don't damage your fingernails by picking at the clog, and don't damage the nozzle by picking at it with a pin, either. Instead, use a dry rag or old toothbrush to lightly wipe away any remaining residue. It that doesn't work, repeat these steps again.
- And if that still doesn't work, either soak the nozzle in rubbing alcohol or in a water and vinegar mixture, which will help the resins become gummy and easy to remove.
- And as a last resort for super stubborn containers, transfer the remaining product into an empty reusable spray pump bottle. Tip: Save old hairspray bottles or pumps and recycle them for these just-in-case moments.