I could wax poetic about dry shampoo for hours. I’ve tried them all and fallen in love many times. I wash my hair once a week, maybe twice a week but rarely. I also work out daily and live in Southern California where it’s hot, so my scalp and hair need a refresh between washes. Fun fact, dry shampoo is also a stellar volumizer for people with fine or limp hair, and it doesn’t leave your hair feeling sticky at all.
Most recently, I’ve fallen in love with the Nature Lab Tokyo Perfect Clean Dry Shampoo. It’s truly unique in that it is a powder in a non-aerosol pump so you spray it and a puff of powder lands cleanly on your scalp. I have very dark brown hair so I usually opt for dry shampoos with color, but this powder is magical and leaves no white cast or ashy look. It blends Japanese rice powder and volcanic minerals to absorb oil and impurities. I spray and then shake my strands to distribute the product evenly throughout my hair. It leaves you with a fresh-from-the-shower air-dried (esque) moment.
It’s clean and vegan and formulated without talc, parabens, sulfates, phthalates, animal testing, silicone, animal-derived ingredients, benzene, and over 1,300 ingredients that are banned in the EU. So that’s an added bonus plus it’s only $15. Score!