How To Make Dry Shampoo At Home

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A) Cornstarch Dry Shampoo

What you’ll need:

¼  cup cornstarch

1 tablespoon baking soda

1 tablespoon cocoa powder

How To:

Mix ingredients. Add cocoa powder depending on your hair’s colour. Add 1 tablespoon for dark hair and nothing for blonde hair — choose per your needs. Using an old makeup brush, dab the powder on oily roots and strands. Let it sit for about 5 to 10 minutes and then comb from roots to tip.

Benefits:

Cornstarch has the right balance of Omega-3 & Omega-6 fatty acids and Vitamin E which repair damaged hair and prevent scalp infections and irritation.

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B) Oatmeal Dry Shampoo

What you’ll need:

1 cup oatmeal

1 cup baking soda

How To:

Blend the oatmeal to make fine powder and mix with baking powder. Rub the mix on greasy hair and leave it for about 2 minutes. Comb hair downwards from root to tip.

Benefits:

Oatmeal contains natural cleansers like saponins that remove excess sebum and dirt without causing dryness or irritation. It also contains vitamin A which promotes hair growth and repairs damaged hair.

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C) Dry Clay Shampoo

What you’ll need:

½ cup dry clay powder (agar, white clay or green clay)

2 tablespoons powdered milk

How To:

Mix the ingredients together and apply on oily roots and hair. Leave it for about 5 minutes and then brush from roots to tips.

Benefits:

Silica present in dry clay strips away the excess sebum (natural oils produced by scalp) while powdered milk keeps the hair soft and prevents it from drying and roughness.

 

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D) Multani Mitti (Fuller’s Earth) Dry Shampoo

What you’ll need:

2 tablespoons Fuller’s Earth (Multani Mitti)

1 tablespoon cinnamon powder

2 drops of lavender essential oil (Optional)

How To:

Mix all the ingredients well and apply the mixture on oily and greasy scalp with your fingertips. Leave it on for about 5 to 10 minutes and comb from roots to tip.

Benefits:

Fuller’s earth is natural absorbent which removes excess oil and dirt from hair and its anti-inflammatory properties fight against scalp infections.

DID YOU THESE FACTS ABOUT HAIR?

A cross section of hair can be of varying shapes — round, oval, flat. And it can be used to tell race and ethnicity.

Round shaped — Asian hair

Oval shaped — European hair

Flat shaped — African-American hair

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