DIY Dry Shampoo

I wish I could go days without washing my hair. But the truth is, I’ve always had oily hair. So years ago I discovered dry shampoo and was thrilled. But… a) they come in areosol cans, b) I had to hold my breath when using them and close my eyes because the smell is so strong and c) it’s effing expensive. Anyway, this was a big ‘NO’ all around. So I decided to find a healthier, cheaper option and here’s what I now use …. corn starch… yup, cheap, easy and natural. I just fill this airtight container with a few tablespoons of cornstarch, about a half tablespoon of cocoa or cacao powder (if you have dark hair) and a few drops of my favorite essential oil. I like to use peppermint because it pairs well with the cocoa. But that’s it. I shake and apply with a large makeup brush. When you get it on the brush just tap the excess off so you don’t use too much.

You can purchase these items on Amazon:

  1. Corn Starch
  2. Cacao Powder
  3. Large Makeup Brush
  4. Airtight Jar (this one is super cute)
  5. Peppermint Essential Oil
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