The Best Dry Shampoo Picks
Batiste Dry Shampoo in a Hint of Color
Available in three shades, to blend with any hair color, this mess-free mist conceals roots while sopping up excess oil. The tint washes right out, and even the darkest shade won’t leave a residue ring around the tub.
To buy: $9 at drugstores and ulta.com.
Featured October 2012
Best for Oily Hair
Skinnyskinny Organic Dry Shampoo
Think you absolutely, positively can’t skip your daily wash? This prove-you-wrong powder has a powerful mix of cornstarch and baking soda that absorbs grease and adds texture to lifeless hair.
To buy: $32, skinnyskinny.com.
Best for Curly Hair
Suave Professionals Waterless Foam Shampoo
To put the spring back into your spirals, scrunch a medium-size blob of this lightweight, nontacky mousse into hair. The formula contains hydrating aloe-leaf and jojoba oils, so it leaves hair feeling silky, not sticky.
To buy: $9, amazon.com.
Redken Powder Refresh 01
Consider this colorless spray powder a breath mint for hair. Testers reported that the subtly woodsy fragrance masked odors and that the formula made hair look as if it had “just been blow-dried.”
To buy: Unfortunately, this item is no longer available. A similar product can be found here.
Arrojo ReFinish Dry Shampoo
Whether you want to add oomph to hair at the end of the day or simply have no time for an a.m. cleansing, hold this aerosol 8 to 10 inches from your scalp and lift hair as you spritz the roots. Its wheat proteins build body into normal to fine hair.
To buy: $26, arrojostudio.com.
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