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DIY Dry Shampoo


Rushed for time but need a quick hair cleanse? Try six easy DIY dry shampoo recipes to combat an oily scalp! Not sure how to use dry shampoo? Check out How To Use Dry Shampoo. You can store your DIY dry shampoo recipes in airtight containers and place them in a cool dry area.

Cornstarch Dry Shampoo

  1. 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. 1 cup ground oatmeal

  2. 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. 1 Tablespoon Salt

  2. 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

  1. A 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. 1/4 cup baby powder

  2. 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.

Baby Powder Dry Shampoo

  1. 1 teaspoon of lemon juice (or other citrus juice)

  2. 2 Teaspoons Honey

  3. 6 ounces plain yogurt

  4. 1/4 cup ground oatmeal

Blend all the ingredients together and apply it to clean skin in circular motions. Allow for the mixture to to dry and rinse it off with warm water