Do you hate flat hair and wish for some volume and fullness when you don’t have time to wash your hair? You should try dry shampoo as an alternative to regular shampoo at times like these. Dry shampoo makes your hair appear less greasy by absorbing all the oil and making it look squeaky clean. Dry shampoo is convenient to carry for times when you don’t have access to a shower, post your gym routine or when you don’t have enough time to wash your hair. If you find applying dry shampoo, tricky then we will help you with it. Here’s how you can apply dry shampoo the right way and flaunt your squeaky clean tresses! (ALSO READ Summer haircare: 6 haircare tips to make your tresses summer ready!).Also Read - After 2 Hours, Sunscreens With Zinc Oxide Ingredient Can Become Toxic: Study

STEP 1: Start by combing your hair to remove all the tangles and making sure that you remove any kind of hair accessories that you are wearing like hair bands, hair pins, or clips. Never use dry shampoo on wet hair, otherwise it will turn clumpy and make your hair even more messy. Also Read - Wondering To Colour Your Hair This Festive Season? Try Out These Cool And Chic Popular Techniques

STEP 2: Start sectioning your hair and spray the dry shampoo holding the can about 6 inches away from your head, because dry shampoo can accumulate on your scalp and make it itch. Start near your hairline and then move to your crown area and near your bangs, the part that tends to get oily the most. Spray over all the sections holding the spray can far enough from your scalp so that the shampoo settles evenly over your head. (ALSO READ How to wash your hair? Here’s how to avoid common mistakes and wash your hair the right way!). Also Read - The Man With Gold Hair! Meet Dan Sur, The First Rapper to Get GOLD CHAINS Implanted in His Head - See Pics

How to apply dry shampoo

How to apply dry shampoo

STEP 3: Let it settle for some time. If you have oily hair, it might take longer than five minutes. Use your fingers to distribute it and the brush your hair so that the dry shampoo gets distributed evenly down the length of your hair shafts. Turn your head upside down and brush out all of the powder. But mostly focus on the roots and do not use dry shampoo more than few times in a row as it can leave a nasty product build up on your scalp.

STEP 4: Style your hair as you like and you are good to go! (ALSO READ Here’s why you need to add a spoonful of sugar to your shampoo!).

STEP 5: If your hair has become really dry, you can apply few drops of essential oil towards the end of your strands. Choose essential oils will lemon or citrus extracts, or you can also try  peppermint oil, lavender oil or rose oil and massage it into the middle and tips of your hair if you want your hair to smell fresh and clean. This step is completely optional.

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