I have dark hair, and I’m the first to admit that when it comes to dry shampoo, I don’t always get it right. It’s taken me years to find dry shampoos that actually work, and even longer to figure out which ones are invisible on dark hair! The following dry shampoos are my favorites, and they look 100% invisible (or at least 8% invisible) on my dark hair. Because your clients likely have dark hair too, I suggest giving these products a try—and feel free to add your own suggestions in the comments section below!
Imagine this: You’re about to leave the house after applying your last touches to your cosmetics, zipping up your best dress, and spritzing yourself with the day’s scent. You make the decision to give your hair a quick dry shampoo treatment before you depart.
You find yourself rushing to go without being significantly late (like, missing-your-dinner-reservation late). Anyone with dark hair has experienced this since, if they use the wrong dry shampoo, they will end up with hair that looks like it belongs at a Cruella de Vil costume party.
Don’t panic; over-washing your hair is not a given just because you have dark hair. I’ll share with you all the advice I’ve learnt about using dry shampoo on dark hair as someone with dark hair who works in the beauty business. Choosing a high-quality dry shampoo, whether coloured or untinted, and using a tiny quantity while giving it time to integrate into hair are the keys to success. To assist spread it more evenly, if you can, either brush it through your hair or use your fingers at the roots. For our top options for dry shampoo for dark hair, keep reading.
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Brazilian Joia Dry Shampoo
This dry shampoo not only smells amazing, but it also prevents your hair from feeling like it has dry shampoo in it. Instead of leaving behind any sticky residue, it provides hair the bouncy, clean sensation of a fresh wash.
Dry Powder Shampoo
I’ve probably used up three bottles of this dry shampoo. It absorbs excess oil without leaving a white film and instantly gives hair plenty of volume and lift.
Gold Lust Dry Shampoo
Listen, there’s a reason why this dry shampoo is constantly rated among the finest. It doesn’t feel like you sprayed anything in your hair, let alone dry shampoo, which is something most dry shampoos can’t ever think of accomplishing. This recipe goes on clear, absorbs oil quickly, and accomplishes all of these things.
Hint of Color Dry Shampoo Divine Dark
The traditional dry shampoo is Batiste. It absorbs oil so beautifully and gives you a tonne of volume and texture. On dark hair, the non-tinted formulas might appear a touch powdered, so I advise choosing this version that is especially formulated for darker hair for an undetectable finish.
Dry Shampoo Dark Tones
This Moroccanoil dry shampoo, another coloured solution, does more than merely remove oil and give hair body. Argan oil, which moisturises and feeds hair, is also added.
Spiritualized Dry Shampoo Mist
The nicest thing about this ultra-fine dry shampoo mist is that, owing to its micellar water basis, it truly works to wash the hair instead of merely absorbing oil. If your hair is on the drier side, this is truly a blessing because it also contains glycerin to assist hair retain moisture and castor oil to nourish and soften.
Perfect Hair Day (PhD) Dry Shampoo
This dry shampoo from Living Proof, which is well titled, really does make sure that you’re going to have a flawless hair day. Applying it gives you the sensation of having recently washed your hair because it acts to clean hair, absorb oil, and stop smells.
Detox Clear Invisible Dry Shampoo
A person with dark hair will get along best with clear formulas. The nicest aspect of this dry shampoo, in Harry Styles’ (kind of) words, is that it makes your hair feel like your hair. It has a delicate finish that makes hair feel clean and silky.
Dry Shampoo With Oat Milk
Every Parisian girl has Klorane dry shampoo in her medical cabinet; it’s a standard among French women. It simply extends the life of your style for a few extra days and absorbs oil with no grit residue.