Tip Tuesday: DIY Dry Shampoo Fix

DIY Dry Shampoo Fix

Has there ever been a day where you are looking in front of the mirror, have 20 minutes to get ready, and realize that your hair just looks too gross to be seen. What is one suppose to do in a situation like this? One answer would be the infamous use of dry shampoo. For those of you who don’t know what dry shampoo is, dry shampoo is a powder that you can usually buy at your local drugstore (it usually comes in an aerosol can). This powder can be sprayed onto oily hair, and it will soak up all the excess oils leaving your hair looking clean and voluminous. However, if you don’t have that store bought dry shampoo laying around at home, there are other ways to save the day! Do you have cornstarch, cocoa powder, or baby powder in those cabinets? If you do, then help is on the way!

DIY Dry Shampoo Fix

Cornstarch, cocoa powder, and baby powder can be used as at home substitutes for dry shampoo. Using these ingredients are simple, however, it can get a little bit more messy than store bought cans. Cornstarch and baby powder can simply be used as is. Treat them like a normal dry shampoo, and just sprinkle some on the roots of your hair. Rub the powder thoroughly into the oily strands with your fingers, and then comb it out to get the excess powder off your hair. Before you know it, your hair will be looking good as new, and you’ll be ready to head out the door! For dark hair gals, we suggest mixing some cocoa powder into the mixture so it will be a little bit easier to blend in. It also makes your hair smell delicious 😉 This method is cheap and effective, and it is a life saver for people who have super oily hair that doesn’t last more than one day.


Try this out and let us know if this was helpful!


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