5 DIY Dry Shampoo Recipes For Every Hair Type and Color

Sometimes, your hair just needs a little extra life.

Styles that fall mid-day can be freshened up with a solid dry shampoo, but let's be real, this magical little product can get pricey. That's why we threw together a list of a few DIY versions for every hair type and color below!

1. Lavender & Peppermint Oil Dry Shampoo

Lavender oil has serious hair-healing properties so THIS dry shampoo is for anyone in need of damage repair. Peppermint oil can also help combat pesky things like dandruff if that's something you struggle with, too.


2. Chamomile & Oats Dry Shampoo

If your hair is a bit on the thin side, THIS dry shampoo recipe is just the thing you need. Chamomile tea is delicious to drink, but it has also been said to promote hair growth and sooth an irritated scalp.

Chamomile and oats dry shampoo

(via Free People)


3. Brunette Dry Shampoo

The only thing to be cautious of when making your own dry shampoo is the color of the powder. If you have darker hair, you'll want to add cocoa powder via THIS recipe to match it to your color. That way, people won't be able to tell you cheated on a hair-washing that day.

DIY Brunette dry shampoo

(via Bargain Mums)


4. Blonde Dry Shampoo

Lighter hair doesn't require any extra darkening powder, so use THIS handy recipe with arrowroot starch, ginger and cinnamon. If you're a redhead, the recipe also tells you what to add to make your hue pop.

DIY blonde hair dry shampoo

(via Om Livin)


5. Dry Shampoo Spray

Dusting powder on your hair when you're in a hurry isn't always ideal, TBH. For those days, we have THIS nifty dry shampoo spray. The addition of silk powder helps add sheen and moisture to your locks, which is essential for dry or coarse hair.

DIY dry shampoo spray

(via Hello Glow)


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