6 Alternatives to Dry Shampoo

Having a stylist on hand 24/7 is something most of our budgets don’t agree with and the lifestyle of being a busy working girl means that we can’t spend as much time as wanted (or needed) on our hair.

This means there may be occasions when you don’t wash your hair every few days as you should, but instead have to purchase products that can help your hair to look fabulous every day of the week, regardless of your schedule.

Some women swear by dry shampoo, but if you have any experience of using it, you know that it’s a quick fix for the first day then after that, your hair will often look and feel worse than when you started using it.

Below is a list of products that you can find easily wherever you are located to keep your hair in tiptop shape and help you look flawless as Beyoncé.

1. Heat Protectant

Alternatives to Dry ShampooRevlon UniqONE Professional Hair Treatment

If you use heat, be it a blow-dryer, irons or tongs, you need to protect your hair from potential damage.

However these nifty sprays also nourish the hair and make it feel super soft.

On the days when your hair won’t cooperate, lightly mist it with a heat protectant and style as usual (with or without heat).

2. Leave in Conditioner

John Frieda Frizz Ease Daily Miracle Leave In ConditionerJohn Frieda Frizz Ease Daily Miracle Leave In Conditioner

If your hair is colored or chemical treated then it needs more TLC. Using a leave in conditioner mid week will boost your hair’s shine and fend on damage.

Only apply to mid lengths and ends as nobody wants greasy roots.

3. Serum

Garnier Ultimate Blends Honey Strengthening Hair SerumGarnier Ultimate Blends Honey Strengthening Hair Serum

Have you ever sat in a salon and wondered what product you stylist uses to give your blow dry that extra oomph? The secret is serum. This magic liquid will smooth your tresses and turn heads everywhere you go.

Tip: it is small but mighty! 1-2 pumps is enough for your whole head.

4. Salt spray

Bumble & Bumble Surf Infusion SprayBumble & Bumble Surf Infusion Spray

The surfer girl look will never go out of fashion. From festivals to date nights, loose beachy waves are always a win.

Swap mousse for salt spray for curls that look slightly undone but always camera ready.

When you can’t fight it any longer, these next few products will transform your hair right from wash day and save you time and effort later on.

5. Apple Cider Vinegar

Braggs Organic Apple Cider VinegarBraggs Organic Apple Cider Vinegar

Known for its amazing health benefits, it can also do wonders for your hair. Doing an ACV rinse, will clean your hair but also balance out your scalp pH to prevent oiliness.

Always use a 1:4 mix with water and it can be smelly so rinse it out really well.

6. Dryer sheets

Bounce Dryer Sheets-Fresh LinenBounce Dryer Sheets-Fresh Linen

Not just for laundry, when placed on your paddle brush, they will dramatically reduced static and flyaway. It will keep your ponytail sleek even on the most humid days.

We hope you enjoyed this blog and will test our tips. Let us know your favorite in the comments below.

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