Freshen Up Dry Shampoo, $12 at Eva NYC
Infused with hair-boosting ingredients like vitamin C, this dry shampoo packaged in the prettiest of bottles soaks up excess oil while providing just the right amount of shine.
Refresh + Care Volume & Fullness Dry Shampoo, $4.39 at Target
This weightless dry shampoo not only does an amazing job refreshing your hair between wash days, its fresh and inviting scent will make your locks smell incredible, too. Plus, it’s great for those on a budget.
Perk Up Dry Shampoo, $25 at Sephora
This multitasking dry shampoo sops up extra oil and adds volume to limp strands at once. Created sans talc, a known culprit behind annoying white residue, a couple of spritzes of this formula will leave your hair revived with absolutely no white cast.
Detox Dry Shampoo, $23 at Sephora
Created by the beloved salon chain known for its blowouts, this moisturizing dry shampoo (with two sweet-smelling variations) soaks up oil and excess grease from your roots while maintaining your scalp’s natural moisture level, leaving you with that just-got-a-blowout fresh feeling.
Dry Shampoo, $26 at Sephora
Packed with oil-zapping rice starch, any greasiness you’ve accumulated between wash days is gone in an instant with just a couple of sprays. With two different options available for light and dark hair, this dry shampoo is uniquely formulated to maintain the richness and tone of your locks.
Big Sexy Hair Dry Shampoo, $17.95 at Ulta Beauty
This talc-free, clay-infused dry shampoo option rids your scalp of product buildup and impurities while adding a bit of texture and life to your limp, three-day-old hair. Bonus: It also protects strands from damaging and drying UV rays.
Conditioner Dry Co-Wash, $4.29 at Target
Finally, a dry shampoo perfect for curly and coily textures. Made with a clarifying mix of apple cider vinegar, tea tree oil and shea butter, this powerful concoction freshens up your hair without disturbing your curl pattern or reverting a blowout back to its natural state.
Prêt-à-Powder Très Invisible (Nourishing) Dry Shampoo, $29 at Bumble and bumble
You don’t have to worry about that tell-tale white cast after using this on your hair. The truly invisible formula cleanses dirty hair like no other while nourishing your ends with the power of hibiscus extract.
Sometimes life gets the best of us thanks to jam-packed calendars, nonstop work days and numerous important responsibilities — and things like washing your hair fall to the wayside. Days pass and that prickly feeling indicating your scalp that needs a refresh lets you know it’s been too long since your last wash day.
Dry shampoo is the ultimate savior during those busy periods. In an instant, it wipes out the grease and gives life to limp locks. Some dry shampoos even double as a styling agent, adding swingy body and healthy shine. As convenient it is, though, a lot of formulas tend to leave behind a white residue that looks anything but fresh.
We went on a hunt for the best dry shampoos that won’t give your hair a white cast or cause dandruff-like buildup. Ahead, eight options that leave nothing but healthy, good-smelling hair in their wake.