7 of the Best Dry Shampoo for Oily Hair in 2021

Spritz, absorb, repeat!

Dry shampoo is the one product every girl with oily hair needs to have as a staple in her hair care arsenal. Having oily hair, for many, can be seen as a blessing and a curse. The only time it seems to truly work in your favor is when you’re wearing a style that calls for having slick, greasy-looking hair. Wet hair trend, anyone? Otherwise, the best dry shampoo for oily hair can give you the quick fix you need.

Finding the best dry shampoo for oily hair can be a challenge, as every single hair care brand out there has one and they all are said to be the best for your hair type. How does that make your life any easier? Well, it’s great to have choices. However, with too many choices you often wonder if you really landed your hands on the next best thing for your oily locks.

To help you narrow down your selection, we are singing the praises of our tried-and-true picks, or and what we consider the best dry shampoo for oily hair.

Whether you have color-treated tresses, need a quick fix to maintain your blowout or want to prevent oily hair before it starts, read on for our picks and tricks below:

best dry shampoo for oily hair
Keep your oily hair clarified.

1. Dove Refresh+Care Detox & Purify Dry Shampoo

First up is this refreshing dry shampoo by Dove. Why we love it for oily hair? This dry shampoo works instantly. No waiting around for a few hours or even a few days (yup, we’ve been there) for it to work. Wake up with super oily strands? Spray this onto your scalp to remove oil and purify your mane. Add it to your gym or travel bag for help absorbing oil on the fly!

2. TRESemmé Between Washes Volumizing Dry Shampoo

Can’t keep a blowout past a day? Girl, we feel your pain and we’ve got a solution! This dry shampoo removes oil while adding volume and fullness to your locks. Here’s a tip, after getting your fresh blowout, spray some of this onto your hair before bed. Why? This will help absorb oil as it creeps up on you and helps extend your blowout to the next day.

best dry shampoo for oily hair
A spritz away from a good hair day!

3. Suave Professionals Keratin Infusion Dry Shampoo

For most gals with oily hair, dealing with frizz is the least of their worries. But, this doesn’t mean it can’t happen. If you’re trying to maintain a sleek style, use this keratin-infused dry shampoo to refresh your hair, extend your blowout and revive the body in your hair.

4. Nexxus Dry Shampoo Refreshing Mist

For most gals with oily hair, dealing with frizz is the least of their worries. If you’re trying to maintain a sleek style, use this keratin-infused dry shampoo to refresh your hair, extend your blowout and re-infuse body into your locks.

5. Love Beauty and Planet Coconut Water & Mimosa Flower Dry Shampoo

While it’s very easy to fall in love with this dry shampoo due to it’s energizing scent, we want to talk about how well it works at creating lift. This is a great dry shampoo to pack in your gym bag. After a sweaty workout, you can use this to refresh your oily and sweaty strands, literally bringing them back to life.

6. Suave Hair Refresher Dry Shampoo

This new Suave release is ideal for those with hair that leans oily. Designed to refresh dull hair while also eliminating odor, this dry shampoo also seeps up excess oil. Quick tip: Apply this dry shampoo before you head to sleep to wake up with perfectly nourished strands!

7. Dove Care Between Washes Go Active Dry Shampoo

Calling all oily-haired girls who avoid working out for fear of having to wash their strands post-gym every single time. This dry shampoo is specifically geared towards those post-workout sweaty strands and will take care of that excess oil in seconds. Stash this in your gym bag to ensure you never leave the gym with less-than-perfect-looking hair.

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