The 14 Best Dry Shampoo Powders to Try

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With all the risky ingredients that have been found in spray aerosol dry shampoos lately, it’s no surprise people are seeking alternative options. Due to this, dry shampoo powder has been trending. Not only are the formulas a bit more straightforward, but a powder also allows more precision when applying dry shampoo to dirty stands. Only a few brands are ahead of the trend. Here are the dry shampoo powder products worth trying right now.

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Lush No Drought Dry Shampoo ($20)

Freshen up the look, feel and scent of your hair between showers with this classic dry shampoo powder. Simply sprinkle the powder on your scalp, leave it for a few minutes and then shake or brush through.

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Bumble and Bumble Prêt-à-powder ($15)

Rave reviews say this dry shampoo is a must-have. It adds volume and texture while absorbing oil and refreshing style. Its convenient size makes it great to take on the go for any hair emergencies.

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Odele Dry Shampoo Powder ($12)

This dry shampoo checks off all the normal boxes like absorbing oil and reviving hair, but it also helps balance the scalp with a nutrient-packed plant-based formula, so you can skip a shower without feeling like your scalp is suffering the consequences.

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Sachajuan Dry Powder Shampoo ($41)

This luxe powder spray boosts volume from the roots while wiping out excess oil. Whether you’re extending your look from day to night or you’re skipping a few shampoos, this potato starch–based powder is here for you.

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The Yellow Bird Grapefruit Lavender Dry Shampoo ($12)

If you’re looking to support a family owned and run natural skin-care company, look no further. Reviewers compare this dry shampoo to Lush’s long beloved formula, plus it smells delightful.

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Briogeo Scalp Revival Charcoal Biotin Dry Shampoo ($25)

Briogeo’s products are widely beloved, with something for every hair type and challenge. This powder dry shampoo absorbs excess oil, detoxifies the scalp and supports hair with good ingredients like binchotan charcoal, biotin and witch hazel.

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M’Chel Haircare Day After Brush ($58)

This innovative applicator exceeds expectations with its patented brush applicator that delivers powder in a way that won’t promote itchiness or dryness as traditional dry shampoos can. The powder removes oil and leaves hair looking fresh with a boost of volume.

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Frank Body Dry Clean Volume Powder ($20)

If you love a dry shampoo that also bumps up your volume, this powder is for you. The powder soaks up oil and adds grit to make styling super simple. Additionally, the packaging is super convenient to take on the go for when you might need it.

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La Tierra Sagrada Dry Shampoo ($48)

This adaptogen-infused dry shampoo is super luxe as it comes in a jar with a natural brush to use for application. The formula helps absorb oils while the adaptogens, He Shou Wu and Mucuna Pruriens, promote hair health.

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L’Ange Star Dust Dry Shampoo Powder ($25)

Although this product is a pump, it’s aerosol free. Corn starch, oat kernel flour and tapioca starch refresh, volumize and texturize hair at once.

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Crown Affair The Dry Shampoo ($36)

The fluffy kabuki brush that comes with this powder makes it super easy to apply exactly where your hair needs it most. Tapioca starch and persimmon powder absorb oil and deodorize the hair for a fresh look and smell. It even features the brand’s signature fragrance of bergamot, yuzu and lemongrass.

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Luna Nectar Mars Sand Volumizing Adaptogenic Dry Shampoo ($27)

Forget white cast. This sandy-rose-tinted dry shampoo disappears into any hair color while absorbing oil and boosting volume. You’ll smell fresher than the day you washed your hair with the minty citrus scent. Key ingredients include pink kaolin, horsetail and He Shou Wu to support hair health.

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Prose Custom Dry Shampoo ($28)

It’s easy to extend your wash cycle with this translucent powder dry shampoo. The formula nourishes the scalp while refreshing the roots. The standout quality of this product is that Prose will custom-make a batch just for you after you share some information on your hair needs.

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Verb Dry Shampoo Powder ($20)

Give your hair a refresh and a bit of body with this powder. Without the time-consuming process of washing your hair, a few squeezes of this product will re-energize your hair to that first-day wash feel and look.


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