Dry shampoos have become a girl’s best friend, period. They help to revive greasy hair, add volume to limp locks, prolong blow-dries, and basically mean that you can skip washing your hair for a day or two. But with so many different types on the market, it can be hard to find the best dry shampoo for you.
Well, worry not: because we’ve done the hard part for you, trialling a number of dry shampoos across our editors’ very different hair types. After putting several to the test, we’ve whittled the selection down to this round-up of hero favourites. Read on to find out which ones you need to try!
The best dry shampoo: Our top 4 picks
Volume fans: VO5 Volume Dry Shampoo
If you’re looking for the best dry shampoo for creating voluptuous styles, this little number will be right up your street. It’ll give your tresses instant body and texture, and most importantly, it will absorb grease on your non-wash days. Can you say “hello, fresh hair”?
Texture teasers: TONI&GUY Matt Texture Dry Shampoo
With this dry shampoo by TONI&GUY, long-lasting texture is sure to be yours. It not only does it provide instant refresh hit for your roots but will also leave your hair with a casual, matt finish.
Spray your hair from root to tip, before leaving it to ‘set’ and working it in with your fingers. For ultimate lived-in texture, top up with the TONI&GUY Sea Salt Texturising Spray. Trust us, it’s the perfect partnership.
Dark haired beauts: TRESemmé Instant Refresh Translucent Dry Shampoo
Got dark hair or get annoyed with dry shampoos that leave your hair looking a little dusty afterward? The TRESemmé Instant Refresh Translucent Dry Shampoo smells gorgeous, but feels weightless, and leaves no white residue your roots (thanks to the translucent formula).
Light hold lovers: TIGI Bed Head Oh Bee Hive! Dry Shampoo
The TIGI Bed Head Oh Bee Hive! Dry Shampoo is one of our faves in the All Things Hair office, because of its light hold and texture. So, why is it on our best dry shampoo list? It also uses Refractive Index Matching Technology, which encourages even light refraction across the surface of your hair for a sheer finish. Win-win.