The 6 Best Dry Shampoos for Brunettes

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Dry shampoo can pretty much do everything, but, as anyone with dark hair can tell you, sometimes even the best of them can create a chalky, white powder that leaves behind telltale signs on your tresses that you turned to them. Here are some of our favorite hair helpers for brunette hues—guaranteed to leave hair clean and fresh, minus the residue.

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Sachajuan Volume Powder Dark

This highly pigmented powder makes any dark hair hue look instantly better, but its major benefit is how hard it works to hide pesky grays. $40, net-a-porter.com

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Surface Trinity

The official fragrance description of this completely invisible shampoo (you literally don’t even see it come out of the bottle) is categorized as “sweet citrus,” but to us, it smells like candy. All you need is a quick spritz for serious volume, shine and the slightest amount of non-sticky hold. surfacehair.com


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DryBar Detox Dry Shampoo for Brunettes

This ultimate blowout prolonger also comes in a brown hair–specific spray. It gives a ton of texture, touchable hold and makes hair look and feel just a little bit cleaner. $22, sephora.com


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AG Hair Brunette Dry Shampoo

There’s a light and dark brown version so you can’t really go wrong with getting this spray to match your shade. It soaks up every last bit of oil on both your strands and scalp and creates blowout-worthy fullness at the roots. aghair.com


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Moroccanoil Dry Shampoo Dark Tones

Perfect for a mid-day hair refresher, this superfine spray packs in UV filters, deodorizing agents, mega-volumizers and just a touch of the fragrance the line is known for. $26, moroccanoil.com


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Klorane Dry Shampoo With Oat Milk – Natural Tint

The brand’s dry shampoo has been a best-seller for 40 years, and, when it rolled out the tinted version it presented fans with a serious dilemma: Is it OK to switch up the long-standing favorite with its sister version? Absolutely. The ever-so-slight tint is incredibly discreet but does a number on making hair look a lot better without ever being drying. $19.50, kloraneusa.com


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