Use Baby Powder As Dry Shampoo

Dry shampoo is great if you have oily hair and you'll be out late or won't have access to a shower. Commercial dry shampoos work great but most of them are just talc or baby powder combined with a fragrance — you can use regular or unscented baby powder for the same effect.

Real Simple magazine's weblog gives this tip as well as how to use the baby powder. Sprinkle a light dusting of powder on your hair and comb it in through to your roots. Keep combing until you can't see the powder anymore.

Baby Powder as Dry Shampoo [Real Simple]


    As a general health warning, try not to use baby powders containing talc for this. Talcom-powder can cause talcosis and is particurly a problem if inhaled. Something definitely possible if you are putting it in your hair. E.g. or

    Or you can go to target and buy Girlz Only dry shampoo (stupid brand name, good product) for $2 for a big can. And not awkwardly try to rub a loose powder into your hair.

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