Aaah, the humble dry shampoo… This gym-bag essential is an instant hair refresher, texturiser, volumiser, de-greaser – basically, it’s a miracle worker. The starches in dry shampoos are also great at absorbing oil in between washes, making this a super stealth product that allows you to hold off on wash day too.
The thing is, there’s a bunch of dry shampoos out there – so which one do you choose? We’ve found the product that’s perfectly suited for your specific hair type and its individual needs. Whether you have a greasy scalp or super-thin hair, there’s a dry shampoo out there for you.
For All Hair
Try Marc Anthony 2nd Day Clear Dry Shampoo (R140), available at TakeALot – developed with Nanotechnology and Zeolite, a micro-porous mineral, to cleanse hair without a chalky residue or gritty texture. Its invisible, extra-absorbent formula removes excess oil, eliminates odour and adds volume, making it perfect for all hair types, styles and colours.
For Thin Hair
Try TRESemmé Instant Refresh, Radiance Dry Shamoo (R85) available at TakeALot. The translucent formula makes it suitable for all hair shades. While removing oil and odour, it also adds volume and body to limp, lifeless tresses. Best part: It doesn’t leave sticky or dry product on thin hair.
For Damaged Hair
Try Colab Active Dry Shampoo (R80) available at Clicks. This transparent spray-on shampoo is light, sheer and formulated with active ingredients, like moringa seed extract, to help protect hair against sun damage and pollution. Use this great all-rounder in the gym to revive post-workout hair, at the beach, poolside or just on-the-go.
For Frizzy Hair
Try Oribe Gold Lust Dry Shampoo (R714) available at Quintessentially Yours. Extend your blowout using this purifying dry shampoo that instantly cleans hair. This dry shampoo has translucent powders that soothe the scalp and restore strength and softness. Bonus: If you’ve straightened your tresses, this little helper will help extend your look.