Those fancy shampoo adverts may tell you to wash your hair regularly to get the best results, but the reality is far from that. In fact washing your hair every day may strip the natural oils away from your scalp, making the scalp retaliate in the form of excess oil production, which then calls for another hair wash and the vicious cycle of hair washing goes on and on until eventually you’re left with dried and damaged hair.
Although there are a variety of shampoos available in the market under different brands; but the interesting part is that these shampoos actually comes with different ingredients and kinds. For example, the sulfate-free shampoos are used for retaining scalp’s natural oil, and in a similar way, we have blue shampoos, shampoos for oily scalp, and natural shampoos.
For some people, the grease comes back sooner than others (within 24 hours). And there are days when you just can’t afford to take a shower because you are running late and have got to dash out the door. And those are the times when a dry shampoo can save your day. Just a few spritzes here and there and you are good to go with clean, fresh, and grease-free hair (without actually hauling yourself into the shower).
List of Best Dry Shampoos to Buy Today!
But, finding a dry shampoo without a lot of trial and error is a tricky task. which is why we have conjured up some absolute gems out of the myriad of dry shampoos that, guaranteed, will change your hair hygiene game.
- Batiste Original Dry Shampoo:
The first on the list, the jack of all trades, is this Batiste Original Dry Shampoo, which is an all-rounder. It sucks up the grease, removes odor, and gives a healthy volume to your hair without leaving behind a powdery residue that, upon looking closely, resembles dandruff. All of that is available at such an affordable price. Batiste Original Dry Shampoo is for all hair types and has some tinted versions as well (if you still face the problem of a white cast, or your hair is naturally very dark). This dry shampoo is a really nice contingency plan for days when you may sleep through your alarm or when you just can’t be bothered to wash your hair (no judgment there).
- Klorane Non-Aerosol Dry Shampoo with Oat Milk:
Next up on the list, a dry shampoo for the sensitive scalp is this Klorane Non-Aerosol Dry Shampoo with Oat Milk. The oat milk is meant to soothe the scalp and is perfect for those who complain about dry shampoos causing irritation and itching in their scalps. Oat milk is not the only natural ingredient in this dry shampoo. It also contains corn starch and rice to absorb grease and give a fresh, clean look without having to load up the product in your hair. In order to prevent the chalky residue, you need to massage the product well in your hair. That’s the protocol for all dry shampoos.
- MoroccanOil Dry Shampoo Light Tones:
As the name suggests MoroccanOil Dry Shampoo Light Tones is made specifically for light hair and is perfect for blondes. This dry shampoo is formulated with rice starch that is meant to absorb excess oil, contains purple/violet tint to keep the blonde hair vibrant, and is rich with the divine fragrance of Moroccanoil that is of a kind that will make you buy this dry shampoo over and over again. It also protects the hair from UV rays.
- Living Proof Perfect Hair Day Dry Shampoo:
Living Proof Perfect Hair Day Dry Shampoo, though a little high on the price tag delivers exactly what its name proposes. The best part and something which sets it apart from other dry shampoos are that it is meant to thoroughly clean your hair instead of just hiding away the oil. It protects the hair from getting frizzy and keeps them bouncy and voluminous along with providing a fresh look that is so perfect (pun intended) that no one will be able to tell that you haven’t been in the shower for days. And, if you have fringes or bangs, this, according to experts, is perfect for you as it prevents them from laying flat on your forehead.
- Bumble and Bumble Bb. Pret-a-Powder Tres Invisible Dry Shampoo:
Want a dry shampoo that makes your hair look like they have an Instagram filter on? Try this Bumble and Bumble Bb. Pret-a-Powder Tres Invisible Dry Shampoo. Even though it is a little expensive, some taps of this dry shampoo go a long way. It is fragrant but the scent is not too strong. It blends into dark hair really well and is so effective in faking that just-showered look that reviewers have said that you can go without washing your hair for as long as five days. The only downside is its high price tag which doesn’t compliment the bottle size either since it is very small.
- Marc Anthony True Professional Coconut Clear Dry Shampoo:
Marc Anthony True Professional Coconut Clear Dry Shampoo is for all hair types, be it curly or straight, fine or thick. Rich with a coconut fragrance, this dry shampoo has been called savior by reviewers saying that it gets rid of oil, sebum, and general going-third-day-without-shower look. So, no need to hop in the shower when you just don’t have any time. Try this extremely affordable dry shampoo and get that fresh hair look at a small price
- Briogeo Scalp Revival Charcoal + Biotin Dry Shampoo:
Reviewed to be the best for curly hair, this Briogeo Scalp Revival Charcoal + Biotin Dry Shampoo may be the solution for your greasy and curly hair problems. It still can be used on all hair types but the formulation is made specifically to tame curly and coiled hair. It takes away grease, reduces bacteria growth in hair, and also calms itchy scalp. It is filled with the most amazing natural ingredients like charcoal, clay, rice starch, and hazel which are meant to take out impurities, cleanse, control oil production, and absorb excess oil. It is a little more expensive than other dry shampoos but if you have curly hair and nothing has really worked for you so far, you might want to give this one a go.
So this was our round-up of the best dry shampoos in the market. Pick one (or multiple) and look presentable even on shower-cheat days.
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