By Alix Turoff
If you’re a fan of TheBeautyBean, we can safely assume that you likely to lead a very busy life, which means you probably don’t have time to wash and blow dry your hair on a daily basis.
On those days when you don’t have time to wash your locks, the messy bun rains supreme – and while this is great and all, what if we told you that with just a few squirts of some dry shampoo and a little re-working, you can have a fresh new style in minutes!
All you have to do is spray your dry shampoo of choice into the hair (hold it about 14” away from the hair) and work it into the roots with your fingers. Gently pat the hair dry with a towel and then brush through the strands for a just washed feeling.
Here are some of our favorite dry shampoos broken down by price so you can splurge if you want to and save if you need to!
If you’re ready to splurge…
Rene Furterer Naturia Dry Shampoo ($27)
Agrilla powder increases the absorbent ability of this dry shampoo and adds tons of volume to the hair without weighing it down.
Klorane Dry Shampoo with Oat Milk for brown to dark hair ($20)
Great for brown or dark hair, this dry shampoo is tinted so that the powder blends right into the hair and leaves dark hair shiny and full!
Alterna Bamboo Style Cleanse Extend Translucent Dry Shampoo ($22)
The number 1 complaint from dry shampoo users is the ashy residue that the powder sometimes leaves behind. This is one of our favorite picks because the translucent powder extends your blowout without leaving behind a nasty residue. You can also use it to add volume to freshly washed hair!
If you need to save…
Herbal Essences Naked Dry Shampoo ($6.29)
Made with tapioca, this formula quickly and efficiently absorbs excess oil and adds a fresh citrus scent. The tapioca starch quickly absorbs the oil from the roots, leaving your strands feeling light and clean.
Dove STYLE+Care Volume Dry Shampoo ($6.11)
This dry shampoo is especially great for very dry hair as it gives life to limp strands and adds shine at the same time. It’s formulated with a ‘nutri-style complex’ which works to nourish the hair while adding enough volume so that you can style it to your liking!
Pantene Pro-V Blowout Extend Dry Shampoo ($3.50)
We use this one not only as a dry shampoo but as as a way to protect our blowouts to help them last longer. Know that you’re going to be taking a spin class? Work this dry shampoo through your hair before you throw it in a pony tail to help keep oil out and make it easy to restyle your hair when you’re done!