How to Use Dry Shampoo: A Men’s Guide

Alyssa François | 29 May 2019
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Allow us to introduce you to your new best friend!

As easy as it is to wash your hair every single time you hop into the shower, let’s be real, no guy really wants to wash his hair every single day. Truth be told, you don’t have to, thanks to dry shampoo. Use dry shampoo for men to help you keep greasy hair at bay, cut down on styling time and maintain voluminous hairstyles like pompadours, fluffy man curls and more!

Read on for a simple guide to help you figure out how you should implement this holy grail product into your hair care routine:

5 Ways to Use Dry Shampoo for Men

When To Use:

1. After a workout.

Pack a dry shampoo that has a formula like Dove Detox & Purify Dry Shampoo. This bad boy will cleanse and purify your hair, while soaking up any excess oil to refresh your hair post workout.

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Not in the mood to wash and dry your hair. No worries! Photo credit: Suzanne Cohen Photography

2. Every other day.

You don’t necessarily need to use this product every single day. Use it in between wash days to refresh your hair and jump right into styling. Men with hairstyles like dreadlocks or even wavy or curly textures can use it to nix the hair drying process from time to time.

3. After using too much product.

Ever get a little heavy handed with product application during your styling routine? Use a dry shampoo to help you remove any excess product from your hair and re-style. It’ll take your style back down a notch.

4. To refresh your hair on the go.

Heading to after-work drinks and need a little something to refresh your greasy locks? Pack a dry shampoo like Suave Professionals Moroccan Infusion Weightless Dry Shampoo at your desk and give your hair a spray before heading out. Simply spray 6-8 inches away from your roots and then work the product through with your hands. Make sure there’s no light product residue left on your scalp to achieve a natural, clean look.

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Greasy locks got your curls down? Soak up excess oil and refresh!

5. To refresh voluminous styles.

Do you have fluffy curls, voluminous wavy hair or maybe your rocking a pompadour? Then you’ll want to use dry shampoo, like Dove Refresh + Care Volume and Fullness Dry Shampoo, to build body and bounce while refreshing your hair.


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