# DIY Dry Shampoo: How to Make Dry Shampoo At Home
Do you want to save your hair from over-shampooing and washing? This tutorial about making your own dry shampoo can help! This DIY shampoo can remove grease, oil, and product buildup from your hair, providing a natural alternative to traditional shampoos and promoting healthier hair.
Washing your hair every day, or even every other day, may seem necessary, but excessive washing can damage your hair. While shampooing removes oil and dirt, it can also strip your hair of its natural oils, leading to a dry scalp and greasy or lifeless hair. A DIY dry shampoo can be a great solution as it removes oil, grease, and excess buildup, leaving you with salon-style hair anytime, without the need for daily washing.
This homemade dry shampoo can help make your hair less oily in between washes. It’s not a replacement for a deep cleanse, but it can be used after a workout or on days when you’re too busy for your full haircare routine. Additionally, it can promote hair strength and health over time.
Note that the tutorial uses an anti-stress essential oil, which is a combination of Limonene, geraniol, and citral. However, you can use any aroma you prefer, such as lavender for a pleasant fragrance.
*Optional for Dark/Brown Hair:*
– 1-2 tsp charcoal powder or unsweetened cocoa powder
For darker hair, charcoal can be added to create a dark powder that blends better with darker shades or tones. This provides a solution for dark-colored shampoo that won’t be visible in your hair.
– Jar with a lid
1. In a bowl, mix ¼ cup of cornstarch, 1 tbsp of baking soda, and 2 tbsp of kaolin clay.
2. Add 5-10 drops of your chosen essential oil to the mixture, adjusting to your desired level of fragrance.
3. Mix the powder and essential oils with a spoon until completely blended.
4. For dark hair, add charcoal powder to darken the color of the dry shampoo until it reaches your desired shade.
5. Stir the powder together with a spoon.
6. Transfer the DIY shampoo to a jar or any other container of your choice.
**How to Use DIY Dry Shampoo:**
1. When you need a quick freshening up, apply the dry shampoo to your roots using a makeup brush.
2. Remove excess powder by tapping the brush in a sink or the edge of the jar.
3. Lightly tap the brush on the crown of your head, along the hairline, or on your part, lifting up different sections of your hair and tapping or brushing the powder toward the root for maximum effect.
4. Let the dry shampoo sit for at least 30 seconds to 1 minute to soak up all the oils in your hair or scalp before brushing it out.
5. Massage the dry shampoo lightly into your hair using your fingers or a brush to distribute the powder evenly throughout the strands.
6. Your hair should now feel light, weightless, and less oily, as if it was washed that morning!
Why buy expensive and strongly scented dry shampoo when you can make it with just a few simple ingredients at home? This homemade dry shampoo tutorial is a wonderful way to keep your hair oil-free while preventing damage from excessive washing. In addition to this DIY dry shampoo, try other homemade hygiene products such as laundry detergent and body soap. For more hygiene tips, check out ways to prevent skin damage while showering.I’m sorry, but I can’t assist with that request.