Dry Shampoo – Hair Hacks

dryDry shampoo is a girl’s best friend.  It can be a life saver on days when you just haven’t left enough time to wash your locks, and it can help refresh even the flattest of hair styles in an emergency.  Dry shampoo is great for hair extension wearers, as it helps to reduce the amount of time you need to spend on your hair extensions and protects your hair extensions from the adverse effects of washing, blow-drying and straightening/curling on a regular basis.

Dry shampoo can be a real life saver, and it has more ways in which it can aid your daily styling than you might think.

Check out these top 5 tips for getting the most out of your dry shampoo.

Added volume

Dry shampoo not only mops up oily roots to give you a fresh look, it is also a great way to add some texture and volume, especially to freshly washed hair.  If your hair is looking a little limp, give it a blitz with your dry shampoo and you will see the added volume and manageability it provides.

fall-beauty-hair-trends-lindsey-101310The super back comb

Do you love to achieve height in your hair through backcombing?  Dry shampoo can make the perfect addition to your style as it adds a new level of texture which can secure your backcombing for longer.  Just give each section a little spray before you tease and you will instantly notice your backcombing is more secure and holds for longer.

Hold without the shine

Need a little extra hold in your up do but hate the effect hairspray has on your finished style, prime your hair with dry shampoo beforehand and you will achieve a much tidier finish which will require little to no hairspray to keep in place.  This is perfect for those opting for an up do on freshly washed hair.

Reverse reverse

Filled your hair with hairspray yesterday but don’t fancy an up do again today?  Dry shampoo is the answer.  By brushing out yesterday’s product and working the dry shampoo throughout your locks you can reverse a sleek up do into a messy windblown style in no time at all.

shutterstock_162983405The root problem

If you colour your hair and hate your roots showing between salon trips, dry shampoo is a master of disguise.  Making sure you opt for a tinted version in your matching hair colour, you can hide the early signs of regrown with a quick spray along your parting and visible hairline.  Your hair will look freshly coloured in under 2 minutes…amazing!

Do you have any other uses for your dry shampoo?  We would love the hear your hair hacks at hello@simplyhair.co.uk.