beauty mark: dry shampoo
dirty hair, don’t care.
photographed by nina mouritzen
There are many reasons to skip the shampoo--laziness, love of second or third day hair, color preservation, etc.--but unwashed strands might need a little help looking presentable. The not-so-secret weapon to fight greasy roots, limp locks and drooping curls is dry shampoo. Here are ten that will keep your tresses looking clean, even when they’re definitely not.
When there’s no time or money for a blowout, this cult fave is the next best thing.
The secret ingredient is seaweed extract and it’s awesome at reviving lifeless locks.
Battle the blech with a combination of refreshing grapefruit and energizing mint oil.
When your hair has that not-so fresh feeling, this lemon, grapefruit, and lime scent will make it smell like yummy.
It looks like baby powder but works like gangbusters at cleaning unwashed tresses.
Specially formulated for dark-haired lasses, so they can spray with abandon sans fear of white residue.
This is the OG among dry shampoos. It’s been around for ages for a reason--it does the job.
A favorite of stylists everywhere, this texturizing spray also does the job of a dry shampoo with oil-absorbing polymers.
Made with keratin to help manage unmanageable manes.
In case you’re not a fan of the matte finish most dry shampoos leave behind, this silk protein infused formula will give you the opposite--sleek, silky strands.