6 Effective Dry Shampoos
Aveeno Pure Renewal Dry Shampoo
With an invigorating scent, this sulfate-free (read: color-safe) spritz revives even the most matted-down mane. Seaweed extract gently cleans and conditions so your hair stays fresh and soft, never straw-like.
To buy: $18, amazon.com.
Featured February 2014
Nexxus Youth Renewal Rejuvenating Dry Shampoo
For some va-va-volume, spray a bit of this bodifying mist onto your roots, massage into your scalp, and brush out any excess. Formulated with oil-absorbing silica and hydrating argan oil, it zaps grease where needed and polishes the rest. Go ahead now: Hit the gym before work like you said you would.
To buy: $21, birchbox.com.
Klorane Gentle Dry Shampoo With Oat Milk
Let’s list the pros of this cult-favorite product: It’s paraben-, sulfate-, and sodium chloride–free, hypoallergenic, gentle on the scalp, and beefs up hair. Need we say more? Oh, yeah, it’s also available in a convenient travel size and in a nonaerosal version.
To buy: From $20, birchbox.com.
Alterna Haircare Cleanse Extend Translucent Dry Shampoo
See the results, not the residue. Infused with hair-strengthening bamboo extract and nourishing blue yucca root, this clear spray soaks up excess oil and leaves behind a warm, tropical, scent.
To buy: $22, sephora.com.
PSSSSSST! Instant Dry Shampoo for Wavy, Curly Hair
From the pioneers of dry shampoo (they were the first on the market in 1972!) comes this cure for deflated curls. Aluminum starches sop up anything (dirt, sweat, oil) that weighs down ringlets; argan extracts and moisturizing panthenol smooth down frizz and seal frayed ends to give a sleek, but still springy, finish.
To buy: $7, amazon.com.