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How to Use Dry Shampoo the Right Way, Every Day

Every now and then your hair needs a pick-me-up to feel and look refreshed. Dry shampoo, a substance in powder or aerosol form, used to refresh hair and absorb excess oil, is our staple for this. It saves time and refreshes hair without the use of water. We could all use the help of dry shampoo in-between washes but are we all using it the right way and at the right times? In case you didn’t know how dry shampoo works, we’re here to explain!

Read on for our breakdown on how to use dry shampoo the right way and the moments that you can benefit from using it all while contributing your small acts of love to our planet!

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The right way to use dry shampoo

Does “how do you use dry shampoo?” sound like a question on your mind? You’re not the only one. We are here to make sure you know how to use dry shampoo the right way!

Step 1: To apply, start by dividing your hair into sections (you can use clips to keep each section in place).

Step 2: Next, don’t spray too close to your hair: Hold the can about six inches away from your head and apply directly to your roots.

Step 3: Once you’ve got the product in, use your fingers to blend and rub the dry shampoo evenly throughout your hair. Then give your hair a bit of a shake.

Step 4: Follow up with brushing out for volume.

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when should I use dry shampoo?

1. extend your voluminous blowout with dry shampoo

Did you know dry shampoo can help with volume? Here’s the thing: excess oil and grease causes your hair to become heavy, and the voluminous look you want to maintain no longer exists. Love Beauty and Planet Rosehip and Patchouli Dry Shampoo for full hair is the go-to fragrant refresher for building body and bounce into your hair. Use this to help keep your blowout style afloat and to keep your scalp and strands refreshed and rejuvenated.

2. keep hair fresh after working out

Love going to the gym but hate how it ruins your hair, especially after a hair appointment? Using dry shampoo after the gym is one of the best ways to keep your hairstyle intact. We want you to be able to keep your active lifestyle and still wear the hair you want.

After your workout, refresh your hair with your dry shampoo, but be careful not to use too much. We know how sweaty and limp your hair can look after doing that intense gym session; but trust us when we say a little goes a long way.

3. refresh hair in between washes

No time to squeeze in a shower? Refresh and restore your hair—all while reducing the use of water! Like all of our dry shampoos, this is ideal for the girl-on-the-go who also wants to contribute her small act of love to her planet. Infused with natural ingredients, our Love Beauty and Planet Citrus Peel Uplifting Dry Shampoo purifies and refreshes your locks in a jiff.

Never worry about having limp hair again! Keep your hair fresh with these easy dry shampoo tips and save the planet one small act at a time with us.

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mistakes to avoid using dry shampoo

1. spraying too close to your roots

There are some people that give dry shampoo a bad rep based on the results they experience such as white flakes. This is due to the misuse of dry shampoo. As a rule of thumb, you should hold your dry shampoo about 6-inches away from your scalp. If you spray too close, you may be left with chalky residue that can be a pain to remove.

2. using the wrong colored dry shampoo

Did you know there are dry shampoos that are formulated with color? This is great for people who want to enhance the color of their hair, cover grays, or even hide two-toned roots. Be sure to always use the right color for your hair.

3. overusing dry shampoo

While dry shampoo comes in very handy, it doesn’t actually replace your wash day. Relying on dry shampoo everyday isn’t something we’d suggest. Sure, less water usage helps the planet, but we also want to make sure you’re taking care of your hair the right way. Only use dry shampoo about once or twice a week in between hair washes.

how to choose the right dry shampoo for your hair

Save the planet one small act at a time with dry shampoo. Need help finding the right dry shampoo for your hair? Start off with an environment-friendly dry shampoo with Love Beauty and Planet. You’re already saving water by using dry shampoo so why not take it a step further and choose a product that is cruelty, silicone and dye-free while you’re at it.

1. dry shampoo for second day hair

If you’re looking for a dry shampoo that also helps with second-day hair, look no further than Love Beauty and Planet Juicy Grapefruit Day 2 Dry Shampoo. Use this dry shampoo to build bounce into your hair and add to a refreshing scent of grapefruit to add even more life to your hair.

2. dry shampoo for extending blowouts

Got a fresh blowout that you want to save even after an intense barre session? We hear your cry! Love Beauty and Planet Rosehip & Patchouli Extend Dry Shampoo will do the trick by helping your hair look less oily at the roots while adding body and strength.

3. dry shampoo to cleanse and refresh

Missed or need to cancel a hair appointment but in dire need of a wash? Use Love Beauty and Planet Citrus Peel Uplifting Dry Shampoo to cleanse and energize your hair with freshness.


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