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DIY Dry Shampoo Recipes

Everyones nightmare, you wake up late and have someone to be in 10 minutes and forgot to shower the night before. You glance in the mirror and BAM your hair is an oily mess! Well I've got six do it yourself recipes that will help take care of that oily hair and save you the shower till later.

You can store your DIY dry shampoo recipes in air tight containers and place them in a cool dry area. Everyone's hair is different so try to experiment with different ingredients and amounts to score the perfect recipe for yourself!

Cornstarch Dry Shampoo
1/2 cup cornstarch

Sprinkle the cornstarch on your scalp, massage it in, and let it absorb the oil for a few minutes. Brush it out to remove it.

Oatmeal & Baking Soda Dry Shampoo
1 cup ground oatmeal
1 cup baking soda
Mix the ground oatmeal and baking soda together and take about one to two tablespoon of the mixture and massage it into your hair. Let the powder absorb the oil and then brush your hair thoroughly to remove.

Salt & Cornmeal Dry Shampoo
1 Tablespoon Salt
1/2 cup cornmeal
Mix one tablespoon of salt and 1/2 cup of cornmeal together. Massage the mixture into your hair, wait a few minutes, and brush it out.

Cheesecloth Dry Shampoo
Piece of cheesecloth the size of your hair brush
Wrap the cheesecloth around a wide natural bristle brush and brush your hair. The cheesecloth will remove any dirt and oil from your hair.

Baby Powder & Baking Soda Dry Shampoo
1/4 cup baby powder
1/4 cup baking soda
Mix equal parts of the baby powder and baking soda together. Massage the mixture into your hair, wait a few minutes, and brush it out.

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Not sure how to apply dry shampoo? Check out the How-To blog post [Here]

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